Time to Buy Wal-Mart?

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The following video is from Thursday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Charly Travers and Matt Argersinger discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

Wal-Mart's first-quarter earnings were in line with expectations, but same-store sales fell 1.4%. The retailer also lowered guidance for the second quarter. Shares of Wal-Mart have beaten the market over the last one, two, and five years. In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts discuss the future of Wal-Mart.

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The relevant video segment can be found between 6:39 and 8:45.

For the full video of today's MarketFoolery , click here .

The article Time to Buy Wal-Mart? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Charly Travers has no position in any stocks mentioned. Chris Hill has no position in any stocks mentioned. Fool contributor Matthew Argersinger has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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