Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., doing business as Walmart, is an American multinational retailing corporation that operates as a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores. The Company's operations are organized into four divisions: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, Sam's Club and Global eCommerce. Walmart offers various retail formats throughout these divisions, including supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash-and-carry stores, home improvement, specialty electronics, restaurants, apparel stores, drugstores, convenience stores, and digital retail.

Company Growth (employees)
Bentonville, US
Size (employees)
2,300,000 (est)
Walmart was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Bentonville, US

Key People/Management at Walmart

Doug McMillon

Doug McMillon

President & CEO
David Cheesewright

David Cheesewright

President & CEO
Marc Lore

Marc Lore

President & CEO
Greg Foran

Greg Foran

President & CEO
John Furner

John Furner

President and CEO

Walmart Office Locations

Walmart has an office in Bentonville
Bentonville, US (HQ)
702 SW 8th St

Walmart Financials and Metrics

Walmart Financials

Walmart's revenue was reported to be $485.9 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

485.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

124.6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

14.3 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

22.8 b

Market capitalization (17-Oct-2017)

259.7 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

6.5 b
Walmart's current market capitalization is $259.7 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


476.3 b485.7 b482.1 b485.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

358.1 b365.1 b361 b361.3 b

Gross profit

118.2 b120.6 b121.1 b124.6 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


119 b118 b114 b119 b117 b115 b119 b117 b117 b123.4 b

Cost of goods sold

90 b89.2 b86.5 b90.1 b87.4 b86.5 b89.5 b87.5 b87.7 b

Gross profit

29 b28.8 b27.5 b28.9 b29.6 b28.5 b29.5 b29.5 b29.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


7.3 b9.1 b8.7 b6.9 b

Accounts Receivable

6.7 b6.8 b5.6 b5.8 b


44.9 b45.1 b44.5 b43 b

Current Assets

61.2 b63.3 b60.2 b57.7 b
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


6.2 b6.7 b7.8 b5.8 b7 b7.6 b7.7 b5.9 b6.5 b


45.5 b51.5 b46.3 b45 b50.7 b44.5 b43.5 b49.8 b43.4 b

Current Assets

59.6 b65.8 b62.1 b58.1 b65.1 b59.1 b58.2 b63.4 b57.3 b


116 b115 b112 b113 b111 b110 b109 b109 b107 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

16.7 b17.1 b15.1 b14.3 b

Depreciation and Amortization

8.9 b9.2 b9.5 b10.1 b

Accounts Receivable

(566 m)(569 m)(19 m)(402 m)


(1.7 b)(1.2 b)(703 m)1 b
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

4.4 b3.8 b3.3 b3.6 b3.4 b3.2 b3.9 b3.2 b3.2 b


45 b50.7 b44.5 b43.5 b49.8 b43.4 b

Accounts Payable

37.2 b40.6 b38 b39.9 b43 b41.4 b
USDY, 2017


211.2 k

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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Walmart Operating Metrics

Walmart's Stores was reported to be 11.7 k in Q1, 2018
FY, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2015Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2016Q1, 2018

Supercenters (Walmart U.S.)

3.41 k3.47 k3.52 k

Monthly Unique Visitors (Walmart.com)

60 m85 m92 m

Stock Keeping Units (Walmart.com)

8 m8 m38 m

Neighborhood Markets (Walmart U.S.)

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Walmart Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Sam's Property Company
Wal-Mart Stores Texas
Wal-Mart de Mexico
Wal-Mart Canada
Sam's Real Estate Business Trust
Sam's West
Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust
Wal-Mart Property Company
Sam's East
ASDA Group
Wal-Mart Japan
Walmart Chile
Wal-Mart Stores East
BonobosApril 17, 2017$300 m
ModClothMarch 16, 2017
Moosejaw MountaineeringFebruary 14, 2017$51 m
ShoebuyJanuary 05, 2017$70 m
Jet.comAugust 08, 2016$3 b

Walmart Market Value History

Walmart Revenue Breakdown

Walmart Job Categories

Traffic Overview of Walmart

Walmart Online and Social Media Presence

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