Financial Management: Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) for both Walmart and Home Depot
For the following two stocks:
Walmart (WMT) https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/WMT?p=WMT&.tsrc=fin-srch
Home Depot (HD) https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/HD?p=HD&.tsrc=fin-srch
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Requirements: Need to calculate Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) for both the above stocks
In Yahoo finance for the stock in reference, go to “Financials” in the menu options, and then “Balance Sheet” and for the last two recent years, get values of Total Debt, Total Equity (use market capitalization (# Shares issued Share Price) from “Summary” tab.
Need to determine Cost of Debt and Cost of Equity.
Determine Weight of Debt and Weight of Equity.
Summarize your findings of WACC for both of them for the last two years.
Compare your computations of WACC for both of them against online estimates (Gurufocus):
Gurufocus WACC estimate for Walmart
Gurufocus WACC estimates for Home Depot
Submit analysis, summarizing your key findings as a Word document