Wal-Mart Sees Tougher Times in April

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Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) sees $0.68 to $0.71 first-quarter earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations. The retailer says guidance is still attainable, but given a tough sales environment in April, it will be a challenge. Posts 4.0% total U.S. higher March same-store sales and 12% higher total sales.

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