1) Find out intrinsic value of Wal-Mart (on a per share basis) by using dividend discount model (DDM). Assess value based on 3 forms of the DDM: constant growth version; assessment based on 3 years of projected dividends and projected future stock price, and three-stage DDM. Clearly quote any suppositions including the estimation of Wal-Mart investor required returns.
2) Find out intrinsic value of Wal-Mart (on a per share basis) by using price-earnings (P/E) approach. As part of the analysis you will require to find out the appropriate forward-looking P/E multiple. Clearly quote any suppositions.
3) Based on the analysis, as Rachel Martin, what advices would you make? Give explanation for your recommendations and reconcile any differences in your valuation assessments (based on various methods).