Wal-Mart Rises as Dividend Boost Helps Ease Concern on Forecast

Wal-Mart Rises as Dividend Boost Helps Ease Concern on Forecast

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Comparable-store sales in the 13 weeks ending April 26 are projected to be little changed because of slower sales in the first few weeks of the first quarter, Bill Simon, Wal-Mart U.S. president and chief executive officer, said in today’s statement.