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 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 Data and Metrics

Walmart Financial Metrics

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 (18-Aug-2017)

241.7 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

6.5 b
Walmart's current market capitalization is $241.7 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

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

91.4 b93.4 b97 b101.9 b


26.9 b27.1 b24.1 b22.8 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

2.3 b2.5 b2.5 b2.4 b

Interest income

119 m113 m81 m100 m

Pre tax profit

24.7 b24.8 b21.6 b20.5 b

Income tax expense

8.1 b8 b6.6 b6.2 b

Net Income

16.7 b17.1 b15.1 b14.3 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, %



6.7 b6.3 b5.7 b6.1 b5.7 b5.3 b6.2 b5.1 b5.2 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

(32 m)(20 m)(19 m)(24 m)(21 m)(24 m)(22 m)(24 m)(35 m)

Pre tax profit

6.2 b5.6 b4.9 b5.5 b5.2 b4.7 b5.6 b4.5 b4.7 b

Net Income

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


115.4 b114.3 b110.2 b107.7 b


19.5 b18.1 b16.7 b17 b

Total Assets

204.8 b203.7 b199.6 b198.8 b

Accounts Payable

37.4 b38.4 b38.5 b41.4 b

Total Debt

56.6 b50.4 b50 b45.9 b

Current Liabilities

69.3 b65.3 b64.6 b66.9 b

Common Stock

323 m323 m317 m305 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

2.4 b2.5 b1.8 b2.4 b

Retained Earnings

76.6 b85.8 b90 b89.4 b

Total Equity

81.3 b85.9 b83.6 b80.5 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.7 x0.6 x0.6 x0.6 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.2 x0.3 x0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x2.4 x2.4 x2.5 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


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


19.8 b18.9 b17.5 b17.8 b17.1 b16.8 b16.3 b17.8 b17.6 b

Total Assets

204 b208 b201 b199 b205 b199 b198 b207 b200 b

Accounts Payable

36.8 b39.7 b37.2 b37.2 b40.6 b38 b39.9 b43 b41.4 b

Dividends Payable

3.1 b1.6 b4.7 b3.2 b1.6 b4.7 b3.1 b1.5 b4.6 b

Current Liabilities

67.2 b71.6 b69.6 b65.3 b70.5 b70.3 b68.1 b74.1 b74.2 b

Common Stock

323 m323 m323 m321 m321 m313 m310 m308 m302 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

2.2 b2.2 b2.4 b2 b2 b1.7 b1.9 b2.1 b2.2 b

Retained Earnings

77.2 b80.8 b82.5 b85 b87.9 b84.1 b86 b87.6 b84.1 b

Total Equity

82.8 b84.1 b80 b82.1 b82.6 b77.8 b79.1 b80.5 b76.1 b

Financial Leverage

2.5 x2.5 x2.5 x2.4 x2.5 x2.6 x2.5 x2.6 x2.6 x
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

Accounts Payable

531 m2.7 b2 b3.9 b

Cash From Operating Activities

23.3 b28.6 b27.4 b31.5 b

Purchases of PP&E

(13.1 b)(12.2 b)(11.5 b)(10.6 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(12.5 b)(11.1 b)(10.7 b)(14 b)

Short-term Borrowings

(1.7 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(2.1 b)

Dividends Paid

(6.2 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(10.8 b)(15.1 b)(16.1 b)(18.9 b)

Interest Paid

2.4 b2.4 b2.5 b2.4 b

Income Taxes Paid

8.6 b8.2 b8.1 b4.5 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

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

Walmart Operating Metrics

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

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.)


Stores Total (Walmart International)

6.29 k6.29 k6.29 k6.27 k6.3 k6.27 k6.26 k6.29 k6.36 k6.37 k

Warehouse Clubs Total (Sam's Club)


Discount Stores (Walmart U.S.)


Weekly Customers

260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m260 m


11.45 k11.49 k11.53 k11.55 k11.53 k11.53 k11.54 k11.59 k11.7 k11.72 k



Stores Total (Walmart U.S.)

4.52 k4.56 k4.59 k4.63 k4.57 k4.6 k4.63 k4.65 k4.67 k4.69 k

Distribution Facilities (Walmart U.S.)


Distribution Facilities (Walmart International)


Distribution Facilities (Sam's Club)


Monthly Unique Visitors (Samsclub.com)

16 m18.6 m

Stock Keeping Units (Samsclub.com)

51 k61 k


100 k100 k

    Walmart Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    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

    Traffic Overview of Walmart

    Walmart Online and Social Media Presence

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