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Wal-Mart Stores Rises 1.15% on Heavy Volume: Watch For Potential Pullback

By James Quinn

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $77.90 to a high of $79.46. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.1%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $79.10 on volume of 5.4 million shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

Wal-Mart Stores share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $81.99 and a 52-week low of $65.28 and are now trading 21% above that low price at $79.14 per share. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.19% lower and 0.15% higher over the past week, respectively.

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Ticker(s): WMT