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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT)
Total Current Assets
\$63,401 Mil (As of Oct. 2016)

Total current assets includes Cash and Cash Equivalents, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, and Other Current Assets. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's total current assets for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 was \$63,401 Mil.

Definition

Total Current Assets are the asset that can be converted to cash or used to pay current liabilities within 12 months.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Total Current Assets for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Current Assets = Cash and Cash Equivalents + Accounts Receivable + Inventory + Other Current Assets = 8705 + 5624 + 44469 + 1441 = 60,239

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Total Current Assets for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Current Assets = Cash and Cash Equivalents + Accounts Receivable + Inventory + Other Current Assets = 5939 + 5344 + 49822 + 2296 = 63,401

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Total Current Assets is linked to the Current Ratio, which is the result of dividing total current assets by total current liabilities. It is frequently used as an indicator of a company's liquidity, its ability to meet short-term obligations.

Total Current Assets is also linked to Working Capital, Net working capital is calculated as Total Current Assets minus Total Current Liabilities.

Explanation

In Ben Grahams calculation of liquidation value, inventory is only considered worth half of its book value, and accounts receivable is considered worth 75% of its value. Therefore the liquidation value is lower than calculated from total current assets.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Liquidation Value for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is

 Liquidation value = Cash and Cash Equivalents - Total Liabilities + (0.75 * Account Receivable) + (0.5 * Inventory) = 5939 - 129164 + 0.75 * 5344 + 0.5 * 49822 = -94,306

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Annual Data

 Jan07 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Total Current Assets 46,982 48,020 48,949 48,032 51,893 54,975 59,940 61,185 63,278 60,239

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Quarterly Data

 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Total Current Assets 59,632 65,841 63,278 62,133 58,132 65,112 60,239 59,097 58,232 63,401
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