Company profile

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

WMT stock data



3 Jun 20
3 Aug 20
31 Jan 21


Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Apr 20 Jan 20 Oct 19 Jul 19
Revenue 134.62B 141.67B 127.99B 130.38B
Net income 4.07B 4.29B 3.32B 3.68B
Diluted EPS 1.4 1.45 1.15 1.26
Net profit margin 3.03% 3.03% 2.59% 2.82%
Operating income 5.22B 5.32B 4.72B 5.58B
Net change in cash 5.47B 859M -677M 28M
Cash on hand 14.93B 9.47B 8.61B 9.28B
Cost of revenue 102.03B 107.75B 95.9B 97.92B
Annual (USD) Jan 20 Jan 19 Jan 18 Jan 17
Revenue 523.96B 514.41B 500.34B 485.87B
Net income 15.2B 7.18B 10.52B 14.29B
Diluted EPS 5.19 2.26 3.28 4.38
Net profit margin 2.90% 1.40% 2.10% 2.94%
Operating income 20.57B 21.96B 20.44B 22.76B
Net change in cash 1.74B 966M -111M -1.84B
Cash on hand 9.47B 7.72B 6.76B 6.87B
Cost of revenue 394.61B 385.3B 373.4B 361.26B

Financial data from Walmart earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
21 Jul 20 Lore Marc E. Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No 131.47 37,791 4.97M 1,914,952
7 Jul 20 Lore Marc E. Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes 127.4632 1,100 140.21K 1,952,743
7 Jul 20 Lore Marc E. Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes 126.6484 22,887 2.9M 1,953,843
7 Jul 20 Lore Marc E. Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes 126.0926 12,400 1.56M 1,976,730
7 Jul 20 Lore Marc E. Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes 124.6587 5,000 623.29K 1,989,130
7 Jul 20 Lore Marc E. Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes 123.6359 12,400 1.53M 1,994,130
7 Jul 20 Lore Marc E. Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes 122.5898 2,200 269.7K 2,006,530
7 Jul 20 Lore Marc E. Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes 120.9625 1,200 145.16K 2,008,730
7 Jul 20 Lore Marc E. Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes 119.374 9,211 1.1M 2,009,930
7 Jul 20 Lore Marc E. Common Stock Sell Dispose S Yes 118.8592 18,602 2.21M 2,019,141
29.9% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 2064 2086 -1.1%
Opened positions 141 267 -47.2%
Closed positions 163 111 +46.8%
Increased positions 820 778 +5.4%
Reduced positions 893 768 +16.3%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 866.79B 1.12T -22.6%
Total shares 848.09M 861.36M -1.5%
Total puts 11.73M 14.04M -16.5%
Total calls 12.56M 10.67M +17.7%
Total put/call ratio 0.9 1.3 -29.0%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 137.63M $15.64B +2.9%
BLK BlackRock 90.2M $10.25B +0.2%
STT State Street 70.9M $8.09B +1.2%
FMR 22.9M $2.6B -14.7%
Geode Capital Management 21.19M $2.4B -1.0%
BAC Bank of America 20.97M $2.38B -0.4%
NTRS Northern Trust 16.45M $1.87B -0.4%
Wellington Management 16.33M $1.86B +17.2%
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 14.7M $1.67B 0.0%
Nuveen Asset Management 11.89M $1.35B +5.9%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
FMR 22.9M -3.95M -14.7%
Vanguard 137.63M +3.83M +2.9%
Charles Schwab Investment Management 10.43M +3.26M +45.5%
Charles Schwab Investment Advisory 0 -3.17M EXIT
GS Goldman Sachs 7.26M -2.97M -29.0%
Wellington Management 16.33M +2.4M +17.2%
Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, The 3.13M -2.24M -41.7%
BCS Barclays 963.8K -2.13M -68.8%
AMP Ameriprise Financial 3.74M -2.01M -34.9%
Epoch Investment Partners 1.98M +1.79M +931.5%

Financial report summary

  • We face strong competition from other retailers and wholesale club operators which could materially adversely affect our financial performance.
  • If we do not timely identify or effectively respond to consumer trends or preferences, it 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 investments in eCommerce and technology 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 are also subject to 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 omni-channel 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.
  • Our amended and restated bylaws designate the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware as the sole and exclusive forum for certain types of actions and proceedings that may be initiated by our shareholders, which could limit our shareholders’ ability to obtain a favorable judicial forum for disputes with us or our directors, officers, employees or shareholders in such capacity.
Management Discussion
  • Our total revenues, which are mostly comprised of net sales, but also include membership and other income, increased $10.7 billion or 8.6% for the three months ended April 30, 2020, when compared to the same period in the previous fiscal year. The increase in revenue was due to an increase in net sales, which were primarily due to strong positive comparable sales for the Walmart U.S. and Sam's Club segments resulting from unprecedented demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with positive comparable sales in the majority of our International markets, despite operating limitations in some markets due to government regulations and precautionary measures taken as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Net sales were also positively affected by an extra day in February 2020 due to a leap year which increased net sales by approximately 1%. These increases were partially offset by a $1.3 billion negative impact of fluctuations in currency exchange rates for the three months ended April 30, 2020.
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