Company profile

C. Douglas McMillon
Incorporated in
Fiscal year end
Industry (SEC)
Former names
Wal Mart Stores Inc
IRS number

WMT stock data



6 Sep 19
24 Oct 19
31 Jan 20


Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Jul 19 Apr 19 Jan 19 Oct 18
Revenue 130.38B 123.93B 138.79B 124.89B
Net income 3.61B 3.84B 3.69B 1.71B
Diluted EPS 1.26 1.33 1.27 0.58
Net profit margin 2.77% 3.10% 2.66% 1.37%
Operating income 5.58B 4.95B 6.07B 4.99B
Net change in cash 28M 1.53B -1.45B -6.67B
Cash on hand 9.28B 9.26B 7.72B 9.17B
Cost of revenue 97.92B 93.03B 104.91B 93.12B
Annual (USD) Jan 19 Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 16
Revenue 514.41B 500.34B 485.87B 482.13B
Net income 6.67B 9.86B 13.64B 14.69B
Diluted EPS 2.26 3.28 4.38 4.57
Net profit margin 1.30% 1.97% 2.81% 3.05%
Operating income 21.96B 20.44B 22.76B 24.11B
Net change in cash 966M -111M -1.84B -430M
Cash on hand 7.72B 6.76B 6.87B 8.71B
Cost of revenue 385.3B 373.4B 361.26B 360.98B

Financial data from Walmart earnings reports

Financial report summary

  • We face strong competition from other retailers and wholesale club operators which could materially adversely affect our financial performance.
  • We may not timely identify or effectively respond to consumer trends or preferences, which could negatively affect our relationship with our customers, demand for the products and services we sell, our market share and the growth of our business.
  • Failure to successfully execute our omni-channel strategy and the cost of our increasing eCommerce investments may materially adversely affect our market position, net sales and financial performance.
  • The performance of strategic alliances and other business relationships to support the expansion of our business could materially adversely affect our financial performance.
  • Risks associated with our suppliers could materially adversely affect our financial performance.
  • If the products we sell are not safe or otherwise fail to meet our customers' expectations, we could lose customers, incur liability for any injuries suffered by customers using or consuming a product we sell or otherwise experience a material impact to our brand, reputation and financial performance. We may also face reputational and other risks related to third-party sales on our digital platforms.
  • If the technology-based systems that give our customers the ability to shop with us online do not function effectively, our operating results, as well as our ability to grow our eCommerce business globally, could be materially adversely affected.
  • Any failure to maintain the security of the information relating to our company, customers, members, associates and vendors, whether as a result of cybersecurity attacks on our information systems or otherwise, could damage our reputation, result in litigation or other legal actions against us, cause us to incur substantial additional costs, and materially adversely affect our business and operating results.
  • Changes in the results of our retail pharmacy business could adversely affect our overall results of operations, cash flows and liquidity.
  • Our failure to attract and retain qualified associates, increases in wage and benefit costs, changes in laws and other labor issues could materially adversely affect our financial performance.
  • Failure to meet market expectations for our financial performance could adversely affect the market price and volatility of our stock.
  • We are subject to certain legal proceedings that may materially adversely affect our results of operations, financial condition and liquidity.
  • We could be subject to liability, penalties and other sanctions and other adverse consequences arising out of our on-going FCPA matter.
Management Discussion
  • Our total revenues, which are mostly comprised of net sales, but also include membership and other income, increased $2.3 billion or 1.8% and $3.6 billion or 1.4% for the three and six months ended July 31, 2019, respectively, when compared to the same periods in the previous fiscal year. These increases in revenues were due to increases in net sales, which were primarily due to overall positive comparable sales for the Walmart U.S. and Sam's Club segments and the addition of Flipkart's net sales, which we acquired in August 2018. These increases were partially offset by our sale of the majority stake in Walmart Brazil in August 2018 and a $1.3 billion and $3.2 billion negative impact of fluctuations in currency exchange rates for the three and six months ended July 31, 2019, respectively.
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