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Last $77.88 USD
Change Today -1.36 / -1.72%
Volume 11.8M
WMT On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

wal-mart stores inc (WMT) Snapshot

Open
$78.94
Previous Close
$79.24
Day High
$79.15
Day Low
$77.55
52 Week High
01/13/15 - $90.97
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - $72.61
Market Cap
251.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
6.5M
EPS TTM
$5.04
Shares Outstanding
3.2B
EX-Date
05/6/15
P/E TM
15.5x
Dividend
$1.96
Dividend Yield
2.48%
Current Stock Chart for WAL-MART STORES INC (WMT)

wal-mart stores inc (WMT) Details

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. It operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, restaurants, apparel stores, drug stores, and convenience stores, as well as retail Websites, such as walmart.com and samsclub.com. The company’s stores offer meat, produce, deli, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and floral and dry grocery; health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; electronics, toys, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, cellular phones, cellular service plan contracts and prepaid services, movies, music, video games, and books; and pharmacy, optical, over-the-counter drugs, and clinical services. Its merchandise also include stationery, automotive accessories, hardware and paint, sporting goods, fabrics and crafts, and seasonal merchandise; apparel for women, girls, men, boys, and infants, as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories; and home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home décor, outdoor living, and horticulture products. The company also provides financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, wire transfers, money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. In addition, it offers brand name merchandise, including hardgoods, softgoods, and selected private-label items, such as Member’s Mark and its own proprietary brands, such as Daily Chef and Simply Right. Further, the company operates banks that provide consumer financing programs. It operates approximately 11,000 stores under 72 banners in 27 countries; and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.

2,200,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/15
Founded in 1945

wal-mart stores inc (WMT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $954.4K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $793.6K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $843.5K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $843.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

wal-mart stores inc (WMT) Key Developments

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Cuts 2,200 Jobs to Fix 'Plumbing Problems'

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. temporarily closed five stores and laid off 2,200 workers, citing an unusual reason - recurring plumbing problems. Of the five stores that were closed, two are in Texas, while the remaining three are in California, Florida and Oklahoma. Wal-Mart said that these stores apparently have plumbing issues that require extensive repairs, which will take about six months to complete. The five stores closed. While the store closures are temporary, the layoffs are said to be permanent. The decision to lay off stunned the workers, who were informed just hours before that they will lose their jobs. The laid off employees, which include both full-time and part-time workers, will be put on paid leave for two months, during which period they can try to transfer to another Walmart store or find a new job. Full-time employees who are unable to get another Walmart job by June 19 may be eligible for severance. But employees at the Pico Rivera store in California believe their store is being closed as they protested for higher pay last Black.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Opens New Walmart Neighborhood Market in Roanoke

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has opened a new Walmart Neighborhood Market at 3419 Orange Avenue North East in Roanoke. The store will provide Roanoke residents with low prices on a broad assortment of merchandise including fresh produce and meats, frozen foods, groceries and pharmacy. It will also include a fuel station. Customers can shop additional items including toys, electronics and home decor on Walmart.com through Walmart pickup, which will offer free shipping to the Roanoke Walmart Neighborhood Market.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Announces Opening of New Store in Fresno, California

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has announced the opening of a new store in Fresno, California. The new store is conveniently located at 3131 North Cedar Avenue. The store will provide Fresno residents with low prices on a broad assortment of merchandise including fresh produce and meats, frozen foods, groceries and pharmacy. Customers can shop additional items including toys, electronics and home decor on Walmart.com through Walmart pickup, which will offer free shipping to the Fresno Walmart Neighborhood Market. The new store offers fresh produce and a full line of groceries from leading brand names, including organic selections. By working with growers, Walmart is able to provide farm-grown quality produce at added convenience and low prices. There is also a wide variety of meat and bakery selections, including Mi Rancho tortillas, La Tapatia tortillas and Producers Dairy products. The new store is approximately 41,000 square feet and offers a wide assortment to meet the needs of Fresno residents. In addition to groceries, the store features health and beauty aids, pet products and cleaning supplies. Shopping is more convenient than ever as Fresno residents can shop an assortment of 7 million items on Walmart.com, many of which can be shipped for free to the new Walmart Neighborhood Market. The pharmacy offers a full range of products and services and pharmacy team members are ready to assist customers with product and prescription questions. Fresno residents can easily transfer prescriptions and order refills on the go with the Walmart mobile app for iPhone and Android.

 

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