Each day, it’s our mission to help people save money so they can live better. And as the world’s largest retailer, it takes a lot of really talented people to make this happen. More than 50 years ago, Sam Walton started the tradition of hiring the best and brightest when he opened our first store. And our strong values still hold true today. Each day, you’ll grow and build new skills as we shape the future of the retail industry around the globe. It’s a big responsibility, with career rewards that match. And no matter how big we grow, you’ll always find a culture of support built by people passionate about innovation.

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
Rosalind Brewer

Rosalind Brewer

President & CEO

Walmart Office Locations

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

Walmart Metrics

Walmart Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$478.6 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$117.6 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$15.1 b

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$228 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Jan-2016)

$8.7 b
Walmart's current market capitalization is $228 b.
Walmart's revenue was reported to be $478.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$446.5 b$468.7 b$473.1 b$482.2 b$478.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$358.1 b$365.1 b$361 b

Gross profit

$115 b$117.1 b$117.6 b

Gross profit Margin, %



$26.9 b$27.1 b$24.1 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

$119 m$113 m$81 m

Pre tax profit

$24.7 b$24.8 b$21.6 b

Net Income

$16.7 b$17.1 b$15.1 b
Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$7.4 b$6.6 b$7.8 b$7.3 b$9.1 b$8.7 b


$44.9 b$45.1 b$44.5 b

Current Assets

$61.2 b$63.3 b$60.2 b


$115.4 b$114.3 b$110.2 b


$19.5 b$18.1 b$16.7 b

Total Assets

$204.8 b$203.7 b$199.6 b

Accounts Payable

$37.4 b$38.4 b$38.5 b

Total Debt

$53.5 b$47.5 b$43.7 b

Current Liabilities

$69.3 b$65.3 b$64.6 b

Common Stock

$323 m$323 m$317 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$2.4 b$2.5 b$1.8 b

Retained Earnings

$76.6 b$85.8 b$90 b

Total Equity

$81.3 b$85.9 b$83.6 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.7 x0.6 x0.5 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.2 x0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x2.4 x2.4 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$16.7 b$17.1 b$15.1 b


($1.7 b)($1.2 b)($703 m)

Accounts Payable

$531 m$2.7 b$2 b

Cash From Operating Activities

$23.3 b$28.6 b$27.4 b

Cash From Investing Activities

($12.3 b)($11.1 b)($10.7 b)

Short-term Borrowings

$911 m($6.3 b)$1.2 b

Long-term Borrowings

($5 b)($3.9 b)($4.4 b)

Dividends Paid

($6.1 b)($6.2 b)($6.3 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

($11 b)($15.1 b)($16.1 b)

Interest Paid

$2.4 b$2.4 b$2.5 b

Income Taxes Paid

$8.6 b$8.2 b$8.1 b

Walmart Operating Metrics

Y, 2015Y, 2016

Monthly Visitors

80 m

Weekly Customers

260 m

Walmart Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
ModClothMarch 16, 2017
Moosejaw MountaineeringFebruary 14, 2017$51 m
ShoebuyJanuary 05, 2017$70 m
Jet.comAugust 08, 2016$3 b

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