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$1,305
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52 Week High
01/9/15 - $1,321
52 Week Low
07/22/14 - $955.00
Market Cap
4.2T
Average Volume 10 Days
2.4K
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Shares Outstanding
3.2B
EX-Date
12/3/14
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Dividend
$1.81
Dividend Yield
1.97%
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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, restaurants, apparel stores, drug stores, and convenience stores, as well as various 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 service, movies, music, video games, and books; and pharmacy, optical services, and over-the-counter drugs. 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, 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 Artisan Fresh, Bakers & Chef, Daily Chef, and Simply Right. Further, the company operates banks that provide consumer financing programs. As of June 5, 2014, it operated approximately 11,000 stores under 71 banners in 27 countries; and ecommerce Websites in 10 countries. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.

2,200,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/21/14
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
Advisor, Director, Chairman of Executive Comm...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

wal-mart stores inc (WMT*) Key Developments

Apple Seller Sued Happy Apple Company Inc. Along with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Bidart Brothers Apple Packing Inc. After Listeria Outbreak

The suit, filed in the Superior Court of Sacramento County on behalf of Darlene and Francis Vouri, includes Happy Apple Company Inc. as a defendant along with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and California-based Bidart Brothers Apple Packing Inc. The suit alleges that the defendants breached their duties in ensuring safe growing, manufacturing and processing of the apples and failing to warn the public about the dangerous propensities of the caramel apples, particularly that they were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The suit alleges that the defendants breached their duties in ensuring safe growing, manufacturing and processing of the apples and failing to warn the public about the "dangerous propensities of the caramel apples, particularly that they were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes".

Ron Simon & Associates Files Caramel Apple Listeria Lawsuit

Ron Simon & Associates, along with Gomez Trial Attorneys, filed a lawsuit stemming from a multi-state listeria outbreak linked to consumption of contaminated caramel apples. The lawsuit was filed in the Superior Court of Sacramento County, California on behalf of Darlene Vouri and her husband Francis Vouri against apple supplier Bidart Brothers Apple Packing Co. of Shafter, California, caramel apple manufacturer Happy Apple Company Inc. of Union, Missouri, and national retailer Wal-Mart. The Vouris purchased the caramel apples on October 14, 2014 from the Wal⠓Mart located at 5454 Crossings Drive in Rocklin, CA. Darlene consumed them shortly thereafter. Within a few days, she began to experience a headache, neck pain, fatigue, chills, and muscle aches and weakness. She presented to her physician on a number of occasions over the next two weeks as her condition deteriorated. But on November 8th, Darlene collapsed and was rushed to Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital. On November 9, after a second collapse, the attending physicians admitted her and ran a battery of tests while treating her symptoms. Her physicians began to suspect aseptic meningitis and ordered a spinal tap which revealed spinal meningitis of bacterial etiology. Testing revealed the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, compelling her doctors to place her in an isolation room for quarantine. Infectious disease was consulted. Doctors placed Darlene on an aggressive regimen of antibiotics and monitored her around the clock. At the end of a lengthy quarantine period, hospital staff transferred Darlene to Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, where she continued to receive around-the-clock medical treatment. Finally, on December 10th, after a month of hospitalization and treatment, she returned home. Since that time, she has continued to receive in-home nursing. She is unable to ambulate without significant assistance or to perform regular daily tasks. On January 10, 2015, Darlene collapsed for a third time. She remains in guarded condition. Darlene Vouri is one of at least 32 victims in 11 states who contracted Listeria monocytogenes after consuming caramel apples. The victims are located in Arizona, California, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Nevada, North Carolina, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to Open Gastonia Neighborhood Market on January 14, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will open its Gastonia Neighborhood Market location on January 14, 2015. The 41,000 square-foot store is at 2323 S. New Hope Road. It will operate from 6 a.m. until midnight, seven days a week. The Gastonia location will offer an assortment of merchandise, including fresh produce and meats, frozen foods and groceries. It also will sell health and beauty products, as well as pet and cleaning supplies. The store will have a drive-through pharmacy. Additional items - including toys, gifts, electronics and home decor - can be ordered at Walmart.com and shipped to the Gastonia store for free. The store will employ about 95 full- and part-time workers. Wal-Mart has opened Neighborhood Market locations in Kings Mountain and Waxhaw since December 2014. It has announced plans for three additional locations in this region - two in Charlotte and one in Newton.

 

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