June 3, 2005

Stephen Simpson's no Fool

A well-rounded analysis, though lacking supporting details.

America's largest retailer, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT), is undoubtedly one of the most successful companies of modern times, but it also appears to be among the most disliked. Whatever the merits of the complaints levied against it, there's no denying that Wal-Mart has become a target and a cause celebre amongst those opposed to big business. The question remains, though: Does Wal-Mart deserve this, and should investors be worried?
We really don't know the size and strength of dislike for Wal-Mart. In fact, I gather that Wal-Mart is simultaneously the most liked and disliked of companies...

[H/T: The Eclectic Econoclast]

Posted by Kevin on June, 3 2005 at 08:33 AM