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Industry: Retail - Defensive » Discount Stores
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc operates retail stores in various formats under various banners. Its operations comprise of three reportable business segments, Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam's Club in three categories retail, wholesale and others.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is a Delaware corporation was incorporated in October 1969. The Company operates retail stores located throughout the U.S., Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Central America, Chile, China, India, Japan, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Its operations comprise three reportable business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam's Club. The Walmart U.S. segment includes the Company's mass merchant concept in the U.S., operating under the Walmart or Wal-Mart brand, as well as walmart.com. Walmart U.S. does business in six strategic merchandise units namely, Grocery, Entertainment, Health and wellness, Hardlines, Apparel and Home. The Walmart International segment consists of the Company's operations outside of the U.S., and includes numerous formats divided into three categories: retail, wholesale and other. These categories consist of numerous formats, including supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, including Sam's Clubs, cash & carry, home improvement, specialty electronics, restaurants, apparel stores, drug stores and convenience stores, as well as digital retail. The Sam's Club segment includes the warehouse membership clubs in the U.S., as well as samsclub.com. Walmart U.S. segment's purchases of merchandise were shipped through its 137 distribution facilities, which are located strategically throughout the U.S. The remaining merchandise it purchased was shipped directly from suppliers. It utilizes a total of 176 distribution facilities located in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Central America, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Through these facilities, it processes and distributes both imported and domestic products to the operating units of the Walmart International segment. The main focus of Sam's Club's distribution operations is on cross-docking merchandise, while stored inventory is minimized. Cross-docking is a distribution process under which shipments are directly transferred from inbound to outbound trailers. Shipments typically spend less than 24 hours in a cross-dock facility, and sometimes less than an hour. The Walmart U.S. segment competes with a variety of local and national chains in the supermarket, discount, grocery, department, dollar, drug, variety and specialty stores, supercenter-type stores, hypermarkets, internet-based retailers and catalog businesses. It also competes with others for desirable sites for new retail units. The Walmart International segment competes with a variety of local, national and chains in the supermarket, discount, grocery, department, drug, variety and specialty stores, supercenter-type stores, hypermarkets, wholesale clubs, internet-based retailers and catalog businesses in each of the countries in which it operates. Sam's Club competes with other warehouse clubs including Costco Wholesale and BJ's Wholesale Club, as well as with discount retailers, retail and wholesale grocers, general merchandise wh

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.28
WMT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.33 vs. WMT: 15.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WMT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.61  Med: 15.17 Max: 19.65
Current: 15.28
10.61
19.65
Forward P/E 16.81
WMT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. WMT: 16.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.28
WMT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
67% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. WMT: 15.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WMT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.28  Med: 15.21 Max: 19.13
Current: 15.28
11.28
19.13
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 11.79
WMT's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.73 vs. WMT: 11.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
WMT' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.2  Med: 16.11 Max: 33.11
Current: 11.79
10.2
33.11
P/B 2.90
WMT's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. WMT: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WMT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 3.12 Max: 4.21
Current: 2.9
2.28
4.21
P/S 0.47
WMT's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. WMT: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WMT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.47
0.38
0.71
PFCF 12.93
WMT's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. WMT: 12.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WMT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.46  Med: 19.1 Max: 123.75
Current: 12.93
11.46
123.75
POCF 7.84
WMT's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.31 vs. WMT: 7.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WMT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 9.46 Max: 13.58
Current: 7.84
6.5
13.58
EV-to-EBIT 11.22
WMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.36 vs. WMT: 11.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WMT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.7  Med: 10.8 Max: 13.3
Current: 11.22
8.7
13.3
EV-to-EBITDA 8.01
WMT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. WMT: 8.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WMT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 8.2 Max: 10.7
Current: 8.01
6.6
10.7
PEG 5.06
WMT's PEG is ranked lower than
78% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. WMT: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WMT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.44 Max: 6.85
Current: 5.06
1.05
6.85
Shiller P/E 15.93
WMT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.86 vs. WMT: 15.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WMT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.94  Med: 19.26 Max: 27.72
Current: 15.93
12.94
27.72
Current Ratio 0.84
WMT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WMT: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WMT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.84
0.8
1.64
Quick Ratio 0.21
WMT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. WMT: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WMT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.21
0.14
0.28
Days Inventory 46.20
WMT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 39.73 vs. WMT: 46.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WMT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40  Med: 43.83 Max: 45.35
Current: 46.2
40
45.35
Days Sales Outstanding 3.98
WMT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. WMT: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WMT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.98  Med: 4.33 Max: 5.27
Current: 3.98
2.98
5.27
Days Payable 40.40
WMT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 45.05 vs. WMT: 40.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WMT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.63  Med: 38.79 Max: 39.89
Current: 40.4
34.63
39.89

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.79
WMT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
68% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. WMT: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WMT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.14 Max: 3.46
Current: 2.79
1.15
3.46
Dividend Payout 0.33
WMT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
70% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. WMT: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WMT' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.33
0.11
0.95
Dividend Growth (3y) 7.20
WMT's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
52% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. WMT: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
WMT' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 16.6 Max: 26
Current: 7.2
7.2
26
Forward Dividend Yield 2.77
WMT's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. WMT: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.53
WMT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. WMT: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WMT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 3.48 Max: 5.62
Current: 4.53
1.87
5.62
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.60
WMT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. WMT: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WMT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.7 Max: 4.7
Current: 1.6
0
4.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.69
WMT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. WMT: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WMT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.94  Med: 4.68 Max: 17.37
Current: 3.69
2.94
17.37
Price/Projected FCF 1.14
WMT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. WMT: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WMT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.83 Max: 6.1
Current: 1.14
0.92
6.1
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.29
WMT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
51% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. WMT: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
WMT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. WMT: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WMT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.14 Max: 3.14
Current: 0.91
0.74
3.14
Price/Graham Number 1.64
WMT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
55% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. WMT: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WMT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 1.87 Max: 6.09
Current: 1.64
1.27
6.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.90
WMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. WMT: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 9.2 Max: 11.5
Current: 8.9
7.5
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.04
WMT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. WMT: 8.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WMT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 13.7 Max: 16.2
Current: 8.04
7.8
16.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $483,833
EPS (TTM) $ 4.66
Beta0.16
Short Percentage of Float1.86%
52-Week Range $56.30 - 75.19
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,116.65

Analyst Estimate

Jan17 Jan18 Jan19
Revenue (Mil $) 486,751 497,952 517,411
EPS ($) 4.32 4.37 4.37
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.32 4.37 4.37
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
3.20%
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.01 2.07 2.08
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