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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
WMT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. WMT: 0.18 )
WMT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.18

0.01
0.2
Equity to Asset 0.40
WMT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. WMT: 0.40 )
WMT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.4

0.37
0.43
Interest Coverage 11.03
WMT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.17 vs. WMT: 11.03 )
WMT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.63   Max: 15.09
Current: 11.03

4.63
15.09
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 4.64
M-Score: -2.77
WACC vs ROIC
3.84%
14.73%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.59
WMT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. WMT: 5.59 )
WMT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 6.08
Current: 5.59

4.2
6.08
Net-margin (%) 3.37
WMT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. WMT: 3.37 )
WMT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 3.89
Current: 3.37

2.91
3.89
ROE (%) 21.11
WMT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.87 vs. WMT: 21.11 )
WMT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 19.16   Max: 23.58
Current: 21.11

19.16
23.58
ROA (%) 8.00
WMT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.32 vs. WMT: 8.00 )
WMT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.79   Max: 9.34
Current: 8

7.79
9.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.07
WMT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. WMT: 23.07 )
WMT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 18.67   Max: 32.5
Current: 23.07

18.67
32.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.20
WMT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. WMT: 5.20 )
WMT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 17.8
Current: 5.2

5.2
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
WMT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. WMT: 3.80 )
WMT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 21.1
Current: 3.8

3.8
21.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.20
WMT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. WMT: 3.20 )
WMT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 21.8
Current: 3.2

3.2
21.8
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

WMT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 3,069 sh (New)
Richard Snow 18,816 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,435,200 sh (+297.35%)
John Rogers 165,321 sh (+94.72%)
Ken Fisher 149,687 sh (+81.82%)
Dodge & Cox 27,562,842 sh (+52.67%)
James Barrow 14,585,155 sh (+27.38%)
Bill Nygren 2,430,000 sh (+23.66%)
Bill Frels 12,057 sh (+9.04%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 531,249 sh (+8.02%)
Richard Pzena 1,365,763 sh (+5.98%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,405,312 sh (+3.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 272,847 sh (+2.46%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,529,109 sh (+1.97%)
John Buckingham 75,673 sh (+1.77%)
Warren Buffett 58,797,259 sh (+1.28%)
Donald Yacktman 3,271,212 sh (+0.60%)
Yacktman Fund 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,603,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,098,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 21,009 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Romick Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 1,087,150 sh (-0.04%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,229,021 sh (-0.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,400 sh (-0.73%)
Jeff Auxier 105,834 sh (-1.12%)
Pioneer Investments 40,484 sh (-1.94%)
Mario Gabelli 140,798 sh (-5.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 7,768,440 sh (-24.06%)
John Hussman 3,350 sh (-50.00%)
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Q3 2014

WMT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros 117,509 sh (New)
Richard Snow 37,701 sh (+100.37%)
Bill Nygren 3,105,000 sh (+27.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 319,583 sh (+17.13%)
James Barrow 16,080,458 sh (+10.25%)
Dodge & Cox 30,282,752 sh (+9.87%)
David Dreman 3,299 sh (+7.49%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,609,915 sh (+3.20%)
John Rogers 168,550 sh (+1.95%)
John Buckingham 76,928 sh (+1.66%)
Donald Yacktman 3,272,616 sh (+0.04%)
Warren Buffett 60,385,293 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,603,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,098,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 39,430 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 3,350 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Richard Pzena 1,362,638 sh (-0.23%)
Bill Frels 11,972 sh (-0.70%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,209,841 sh (-0.86%)
Tom Russo 20,759 sh (-1.19%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,261,652 sh (-1.94%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 517,923 sh (-2.51%)
Jeff Auxier 102,559 sh (-3.09%)
Jeremy Grantham 7,402,638 sh (-4.71%)
Tweedy Browne 991,542 sh (-8.79%)
Ken Fisher 130,116 sh (-13.07%)
Mario Gabelli 114,298 sh (-18.82%)
Jim Simons 1,127,000 sh (-21.47%)
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Q4 2014

WMT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Andreas Halvorsen 1,843,145 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 73,404 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 41,650 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 1,385,200 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 178,134 sh (+351.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 434,643 sh (+36.00%)
Richard Snow 38,587 sh (+2.35%)
James Barrow 16,434,581 sh (+2.20%)
Dodge & Cox 30,762,239 sh (+1.58%)
John Buckingham 77,481 sh (+0.72%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,618,633 sh (+0.33%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,215,675 sh (+0.26%)
Donald Yacktman 3,273,133 sh (+0.02%)
Warren Buffett 60,385,293 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 11,603,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 1,098,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 3,105,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Richard Pzena 1,362,063 sh (-0.04%)
Tweedy Browne 989,978 sh (-0.16%)
Ken Fisher 129,845 sh (-0.21%)
Jeff Auxier 102,334 sh (-0.22%)
Tom Russo 20,609 sh (-0.72%)
Bill Frels 11,508 sh (-3.88%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,995,064 sh (-5.51%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 487,096 sh (-5.95%)
Mario Gabelli 104,298 sh (-8.75%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,982,138 sh (-17.62%)
John Rogers 138,311 sh (-17.94%)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (-40.30%)
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Q1 2015

WMT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Hussman 77,000 sh (+3750.00%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 495,975 sh (+1.82%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 128,966 sh (-0.68%)
Yacktman Fund 1,650,000 sh (-2.94%)
Donald Yacktman 3,135,871 sh (-4.19%)
Mario Gabelli 74,298 sh (-28.76%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.60
WMT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. WMT: 15.60 )
WMT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.56   Max: 24.86
Current: 15.6

10.56
24.86
Forward P/E 15.95
WMT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 25.51 vs. WMT: 15.95 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.80
WMT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 28.80 vs. WMT: 15.80 )
WMT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.23   Max: 24.83
Current: 15.8

11.23
24.83
P/B 3.12
WMT's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. WMT: 3.12 )
WMT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 5.37
Current: 3.12

2.54
5.37
P/S 0.52
WMT's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. WMT: 0.52 )
WMT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.52

0.41
0.87
PFCF 15.53
WMT's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 73.93 vs. WMT: 15.53 )
WMT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.6   Max: 123.15
Current: 15.53

12.6
123.15
POCF 8.92
WMT's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. WMT: 8.92 )
WMT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.88   Max: 16.22
Current: 8.92

6.88
16.22
EV-to-EBIT 11.02
WMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.73 vs. WMT: 11.02 )
WMT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 16.4
Current: 11.02

8.8
16.4
PEG 2.36
WMT's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WMT: 2.36 )
WMT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.82
Current: 2.36

1.05
2.82
Shiller P/E 16.36
WMT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WMT: 16.36 )
WMT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.48   Max: 32.12
Current: 16.36

13.48
32.12
Current Ratio 0.97
WMT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WMT: 0.97 )
WMT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 1.64
Current: 0.97

0.82
1.64
Quick Ratio 0.28
WMT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. WMT: 0.28 )
WMT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.28

0.12
0.28
Days Inventory 46.44
WMT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 42.19 vs. WMT: 46.44 )
WMT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 40   Max: 70.93
Current: 46.44

40
70.93
Days Sales Outstanding 5.09
WMT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.48 vs. WMT: 5.09 )
WMT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 5.27
Current: 5.09

1.77
5.27

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.46
WMT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
69% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. WMT: 2.46 )
WMT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 3.24
Current: 2.46

0.81
3.24
Dividend Payout 0.38
WMT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WMT: 0.38 )
WMT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.38

0.16
0.39
Dividend growth (3y) 9.60
WMT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. WMT: 9.60 )
WMT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 9.6   Max: 26
Current: 9.6

9.6
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.59
WMT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
83% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. WMT: 4.59 )
WMT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 5.94
Current: 4.59

1.49
5.94
Share Buyback Rate 2.30
WMT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. WMT: 2.30 )
WMT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 0
Current: 2.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.01
WMT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. WMT: 4.01 )
WMT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.14   Max: 17.43
Current: 4.01

3.14
17.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.19
WMT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. WMT: 1.19 )
WMT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 5.05
Current: 1.19

1.17
5.05
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
WMT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WMT: 0.99 )
WMT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 2.84
Current: 0.99

0.87
2.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.48
WMT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WMT: 2.48 )
WMT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 3.57
Current: 2.48

1.17
3.57
Price/Graham Number 1.64
WMT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. WMT: 1.64 )
WMT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 5.37
Current: 1.64

1.45
5.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.10
WMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. WMT: 9.10 )
WMT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 11.4
Current: 9.1

6.1
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.83
WMT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.47 vs. WMT: 10.83 )
WMT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 10.4   Max: 16.1
Current: 10.83

10.4
16.1

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17
Revenue(Mil) 492,993 509,622
EPS($) 4.92 5.26
EPS without NRI($) 4.92 5.26

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Discount Stores
Compare:WMMVY, DG, FDO, DLTR, COST » details
Traded in other countries:WMT.Germany, WALM34.Brazil, WMT.Mexico, WMT.Argentina, WMT.Chile, WMT.Switzerland,
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 134 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 156 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 mer
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