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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.14
NYSE:WMT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. NYSE:WMT: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:WMT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.12 Max: N/A
Current: 0.14
Equity-to-Asset 0.37
NYSE:WMT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NYSE:WMT: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:WMT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.37
0.34
0.48
Interest Coverage 9.55
NYSE:WMT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. NYSE:WMT: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:WMT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.46  Med: 11.23 Max: 12.33
Current: 9.55
9.46
12.33
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.38
Beneish M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
2.62%
13.19%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.66
NYSE:WMT's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. NYSE:WMT: 4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:WMT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.66  Med: 5.72 Max: 6.05
Current: 4.66
4.66
6.05
Net Margin % 2.79
NYSE:WMT's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. NYSE:WMT: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:WMT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.79  Med: 3.37 Max: 3.89
Current: 2.79
2.79
3.89
ROE % 17.86
NYSE:WMT's ROE % is ranked higher than
81% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. NYSE:WMT: 17.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:WMT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.23  Med: 20.88 Max: 23.58
Current: 17.86
17.23
23.58
ROA % 6.79
NYSE:WMT's ROA % is ranked higher than
77% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. NYSE:WMT: 6.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:WMT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.79  Med: 8.14 Max: 9.34
Current: 6.79
6.79
9.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 19.85
NYSE:WMT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. NYSE:WMT: 19.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:WMT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.82  Med: 24.3 Max: 24.5
Current: 19.85
19.82
24.5
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 2.50
NYSE:WMT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NYSE:WMT: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:WMT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 12.7 Max: 28.6
Current: 2.5
2.5
28.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -1.00
NYSE:WMT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. NYSE:WMT: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:WMT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1  Med: 12.3 Max: 24.6
Current: -1
-1
24.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -3.30
NYSE:WMT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. NYSE:WMT: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:WMT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 12.9 Max: 27.5
Current: -3.3
-3.3
27.5
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Discount Stores    NAICS: 452112    SIC: 5331
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Headquarter Location:USA
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 is the largest retailer in the world with around $490 billion in annual revenue and about 11,700 stores (including supercenters, wholesale warehouse clubs, and small-format stores). The firm is also expanding into the e-commerce realm (as evidenced by its recent acquisition of Jet.com), but sales through this channel represent less than 5% of its total. Groceries and consumables account for roughly half of sales, with the remainder from general merchandise, including fuel, hardlines, apparel, entertainment, and home goods.

Guru Investment Theses on Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Ruane Cunniff Comments on Walmart - Oct 13, 2016

We reduced our holding in Walmart (NYSE:WMT) during the quarter, and exited the stock in early October. Over our 11-year holding period, Walmart generated a positive total shareholder return but modestly underperformed the S&P 500 Index. Walmart remains a formidable company, but over the past decade its dominance has waned. International expansion has never generated good returns for shareholders, while Walmart has struggled to develop a winning e-commerce strategy. We think higher wages for its entry level workers, continued growth at Amazon and the need to invest heavily in e-commerce will put pressure on Walmart’s earnings over the next few years.

From Ruane Cunniff (Trades, Portfolio)'s Sequoia Fund third quarter 2016 letter to shareholders.

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Walmart and the Importance of Capacity to Reinvest - Oct 08, 2015

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) is owned by many value investors, or at least has been on many value investor’s target list. I’ve followed Walmart, studied the history of the business as well as the stock and admired Sam Walton for what he achieved. At this point, while the stock looks cheap, it lacks one important characteristic of a compounding machine – capacity to reinvest. In my previous article, I posted my notes on Chuck Akre (Trades, Portfolio)’s interview on Wealth Track where he talked about what he calls the compounding machines. When answering the question of why not favor dividends-paying companies, Akre offered the following insight:



“Our goal is to compound our capital. There is no free lunch. Management only has three to four choices to do with all the free cash they generate. They can pay dividends, they can buy back stocks, they can invest back in the business or they can acquire other business. In order to compound their capital, the most efficient way is to invest in their own business or other businesses where they earn above average rate of return. If they pay dividends, they no longer have the dividend to do that. So it’s a marginally less efficient way for us to compound our capital.”



He then talked about the requirements of a great business:



“The requirement for a great business for us has three components. First of all, we spend a lot of time trying to understand what’s causing this above average rate of return to occur. Is it getting better or worse? Secondly, we want to see a shareholder friendly management. Lastly, we look for a history of reinvesting the free cash flow as well as the opportunities to reinvest the free cash flow at above average rates. None of these is constant. Business models get better or worse. People’s behavior changes from time to time. The ability to reinvest varies from time to time.”



Walmart almost passes all the requirements. The company earns a very high return on equity, has a shareholder-friendly management and has a history of reinvesting the free cash flow. However, it lacks the most important ingredients of a compounding machine – the opportunity to reinvest the free cash flow at above average rates.



How do I know that? This is not perfect but a very simple yet effective way is to look at the statement of cash flows. Fifteen years ago, Walmart generated $9.6 billion operating cash flows that it can redeploy. Of this $9.6 billion, Walmart reinvested $8 billion, or almost 85%, in the business and returned only $1.2 billion, or 13%, to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases. For the next few years until 2007, Walmart was able to reinvest most of the operating cash flows in the business and generate higher than average returns.



Things started to change in 2008 when Walmart only reinvested 70% of the operating cash flow in the business and returned the rest to the shareholders through dividends and share repurchases. The reinvest ratio has steadily declined from 85% in 2001 to 70% in 2007 and only 43% in 2015. Meanwhile, Walmart has been deploying capital in less efficient ways such as paying down debt and returning capital to shareholders. For instance, in 2011, Walmart returned a whopping $19 billion or almost 80% of operating cash flow to shareholders. In 2014, Walmart returned $13 billion, or almost 55%, of operating cash flow to shareholders.



With the reinvesting opportunities between 2001 and 2007 came faster revenue growth, earnings growth and the compounding of shareholders equity. Walmart revenue almost doubled and earnings more than tripled during those years. The lack of reinvesting opportunities since 2007 coincides with the much slower revenue growth and earnings growth, which ultimately translated into slower compounding of shareholders’ capital.



Some may cheer for Walmart’s management decision to return a massive amount of capital to shareholders and argue that it deserves a higher valuation. I think as long as the lack of reinvesting opportunities exists, Walmart deserves a low multiple.



I am not saying that Walmart is not a good investment from here. The risk of permanent loss of capital is low and the dividend yield may be attractive to income seekers. Personally I am much more willing to invest in businesses with higher multiples, lower dividend yield and much better reinvestment opportunities. In the future, Walmart may become a compounding machine again when it finds a way to rekindle its capacity to reinvest.



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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 17.12
WMT's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.63 vs. WMT: 17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WMT' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.61  Med: 15.1 Max: 19.36
Current: 17.12
10.61
19.36
Forward PE Ratio 17.21
WMT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. WMT: 17.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.12
WMT's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
65% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.85 vs. WMT: 17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WMT' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.28  Med: 15.15 Max: 18.69
Current: 17.12
11.28
18.69
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 10.40
WMT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
77% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.94 vs. WMT: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WMT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.9  Med: 15.55 Max: 31.46
Current: 10.4
8.9
31.46
PB Ratio 3.11
WMT's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. WMT: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WMT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 3.06 Max: 3.71
Current: 3.11
2.28
3.71
PS Ratio 0.48
WMT's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WMT: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WMT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.48
0.38
0.63
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.47
WMT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
71% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.08 vs. WMT: 11.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WMT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.75  Med: 18.06 Max: 85.03
Current: 11.47
9.75
85.03
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.59
WMT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
63% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. WMT: 7.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WMT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.47  Med: 8.86 Max: 11.7
Current: 7.59
6.47
11.7
EV-to-EBIT 11.82
WMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.88 vs. WMT: 11.82 )
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: 12.7
Current: 11.82
8.7
12.7
EV-to-EBITDA 8.16
WMT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
75% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. WMT: 8.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WMT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 8.1 Max: 9.8
Current: 8.16
6.6
9.8
PEG Ratio 24.43
WMT's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. WMT: 24.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WMT' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.45 Max: 49.97
Current: 24.43
1.05
49.97
Shiller PE Ratio 16.17
WMT's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.36 vs. WMT: 16.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WMT' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.94  Med: 19.11 Max: 27.27
Current: 16.17
12.94
27.27
Current Ratio 0.77
WMT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. WMT: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WMT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.77
0.77
1.86
Quick Ratio 0.19
WMT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. WMT: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WMT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.19
0.1
0.28
Days Inventory 45.16
WMT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 39.94 vs. WMT: 45.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WMT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40  Med: 43.83 Max: 45.3
Current: 45.16
40
45.3
Days Sales Outstanding 3.93
WMT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. WMT: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WMT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.51  Med: 4.39 Max: 5.27
Current: 3.93
3.51
5.27
Days Payable 41.66
WMT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
53% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 43.87 vs. WMT: 41.66 )
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: 41.86
Current: 41.66
34.63
41.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.67
WMT's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
69% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. WMT: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WMT' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.2 Max: 3.46
Current: 2.67
1.29
3.46
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.46
WMT's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. WMT: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WMT' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.46
0.28
0.46
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 2.10
WMT's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. WMT: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WMT' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 17.7 Max: 32.6
Current: 2.1
2.1
32.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.73
WMT's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
65% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. WMT: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.68
WMT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
62% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. WMT: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WMT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 3.03 Max: 4.76
Current: 3.68
1.78
4.76
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.90
WMT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. WMT: 1.90 )
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: -0.5  Med: 1.2 Max: 4.7
Current: 1.9
-0.5
4.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.08
WMT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. WMT: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WMT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.94  Med: 4.91 Max: 17.49
Current: 4.08
2.94
17.49
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.13
WMT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. WMT: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WMT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.92 Max: 42.43
Current: 1.13
0.93
42.43
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.60
WMT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
57% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. WMT: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.95
WMT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WMT: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WMT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.4 Max: 3.28
Current: 0.95
0.76
3.28
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.76
WMT's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
56% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. WMT: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WMT' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.09 Max: 6.14
Current: 1.76
1.27
6.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.46
WMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.55 vs. WMT: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WMT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.9  Med: 9.3 Max: 11.5
Current: 8.46
7.9
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.17
WMT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
56% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. WMT: 6.17 )
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: 5.8  Med: 13.7 Max: 16.2
Current: 6.17
5.8
16.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $487,511.00
EPS (TTM) $ 4.41
Beta0.05
Short Percentage of Float2.23%
52-Week Range $65.28 - 80.48
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,014.50

Analyst Estimate

Jan18 Jan19 Jan20
Revenue (Mil $) 496,618 510,364 522,162
EPS ($) 4.37 4.63 4.86
EPS without NRI ($) 4.37 4.63 4.86
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
6.16%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.04 2.15 2.12
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