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.

Bentonville, US
Size (employees)
2,300,000 (est)
Walmart was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Bentonville, US
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Key People/Management at Walmart

Doug McMillon

Doug McMillon

President and CEO of Walmart
Greg Foran

Greg Foran

President and CEO, Walmart U.S
Judith McKenna

Judith McKenna

President and CEO, Walmart International
John Furner

John Furner

President and CEO, Sam’s Club
Marc Lore

Marc Lore

President and CEO, Walmart eCommerce U.S
Gregory Penner

Gregory Penner

Chairman of the Walmart Inc. Board of Directors and General Partner of Madrone Capital Partners
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Walmart Office Locations

Walmart has offices in West Yorkshire, Johannesburg, Mexico City, Tokyo and in 9 other locations
Bentonville, US (HQ)
702 SW 8th St
Gurugram, IN
Golf Course Road
West Yorkshire, GB
Southbank Great Wilson St
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Walmart Financials and Metrics

Walmart Financials

Walmart's revenue was reported to be $485.87 b in FY, 2017 which is a 0.8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

122.1 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

30.6 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %


Net income (Q3, 2018)

1.9 b

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

4.8 b

Market capitalization (23-May-2018)

245.1 b

Closing share price (23-May-2018)


Cash (31-Oct-2017)

7 b


277.4 b
Walmart's current market capitalization is $245.1 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
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


114 b119.3 b117.4 b115.9 b120.9 b118.2 b117.5 b123.4 b122.1 b

Cost of goods sold

86.5 b90.1 b87.4 b86.5 b89.5 b87.5 b87.7 b91.5 b91.5 b

Gross profit

27.5 b29.3 b30 b29.4 b31.4 b30.7 b29.9 b31.8 b30.6 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

Prepaid Expenses

1.9 b2.2 b1.4 b1.9 b


44.9 b45.1 b44.5 b43 b
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


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

Accounts Receivable

5.8 b5.3 b5 b5.2 b5.3 b5.3 b5.3 b5.4 b

Prepaid Expenses

2.3 b2.1 b2.4 b1.8 b1.8 b2.3 b2.2 b1.5 b


46.3 b45 b50.7 b44.5 b43.5 b49.8 b43.4 b43.4 b50.1 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


(1.7 b)(1.2 b)(703 m)1 b

Accounts Payable

531 m2.7 b2 b3.9 b
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

3.3 b6.9 b10.3 b3.2 b7.1 b10.3 b3.2 b6.3 b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3 b4.7 b7 b2.4 b4.9 b7.4 b2.6 b5.2 b


(1.5 b)(227 m)(6.6 b)264 m1.1 b(5.5 b)66 m233 m

Accounts Payable

(319 m)(562 m)3.6 b(234 m)1.9 b5.1 b(155 m)535 m
USDY, 2017


58.2 x


24.4 x


53.1 k


0.5 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Walmart Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2015Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2016Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Weekly Customers

260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m

Stores Total (Walmart U.S.)

4.52 k4.56 k4.59 k4.63 k4.57 k4.60 k4.63 k4.65 k4.67 k4.69 k4.74 k4.75 k

Stores Total (Walmart International)

6.29 k6.29 k6.29 k6.27 k6.30 k6.27 k6.26 k6.29 k6.36 k6.37 k6.25 k6.29 k

Warehouse Clubs Total (Sam's Club)

647 648 651 652 655 652 654 656 660 662 661 660
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Walmart Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Flipkart (18 k)May 09, 2018$16 b
Parcel October 03, 2017
Bonobos (386)April 17, 2017$300 m
ModCloth (448)March 16, 2017
Moosejaw Mountaineering (224)February 14, 2017$51 m (143)January 05, 2017$70 m (684)August 08, 2016$3 b
ASDA Group
Sam's East
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Walmart News and Updates

Walmart's trade-in program is here to make you some extra cash

Thanks to constant upgrades, we're sure you probably have plenty of old phones, computers, controllers, and whatever else in your house collecting dust somewhere. But after all they've done for you, they deserve better. At Walmart, you can still squeeze some worth out of your old gadgets with thei…

Mass. teacher accused of indecent exposure in Walmart bathroom

Jared Anzelone has been placed on leave from his job as a fourth-grade teacher at Woodland Elementary School in Milford.

These $60 Treblab headphones are on sale for less than $25

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Publicis unveils long-awaited details on new AI platform Marcel

Built with Microsoft, the AI platform called Marcel aims to coordinate the advertising holding company’s 80,000 global employees. When Publicis Groupe CEO Arthur Sedoun announced in May 2017 that his global advertising holding company would be creating an AI platform called Marcel to not only fundam…

Stop & Shop is recalling frozen broccoli after listeria was detected in a random test

A frozen broccoli recall has hit Stop & Shop after a routine test of the grocery chain's frozen broccoli detected listeria.  Stop & Shop announced it was voluntarily recalling its frozen broccoli on Wednesday.  Listeria typically sickens roughly 1,600 people each year, and it is especially…
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