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Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Forward Dividend Yield %

: 1.41% (As of Today)
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As of today (2023-09-22), the Forward Annual Dividend Yield of Walmart is 1.41%.

As of today (2023-09-22), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Walmart is 1.40%.

WMT's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked worse than
81.28% of 203 companies
in the Retail - Defensive industry
Industry Median: 2.73 vs WMT: 1.41

Walmart's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jul. 2023 was $0.57.

During the past 12 months, Walmart's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Walmart was 95.70% per year. The lowest was 1.90% per year. And the median was 17.15% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Competitive Comparison

For the Discount Stores subindustry, Walmart's Forward Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Walmart Forward Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Retail - Defensive industry and Consumer Defensive sector, Walmart's Forward Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Walmart's Forward Dividend Yield % falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Forward Dividend Yield %'s extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Walmart Forward Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Walmart Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.5702023-08-102023-08-112023-09-05Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.5702023-05-042023-05-052023-05-30Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.5702023-03-162023-03-172023-04-03Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.5602022-12-082022-12-092023-01-03Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Walmart's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.28/162.375
=1.40 %

Current Share Price is $162.375.
Walmart's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.57 * 4 = $2.28.

Walmart's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.27/162.375
=1.40 %

Current Share Price is $162.375.
Walmart's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.27.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Walmart  (NYSE:WMT) Forward Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Business Description

Walmart logo
Address
702 S.W. 8th Street, Bentonville, AR, USA, 72716
Walmart serves as the preeminent retailer in the United States, with its strategy predicated on superior operating efficiency and offering the lowest priced goods to consumers to drive robust store traffic and product turnover. Walmart augmented its low-price business strategy by offering a convenient one-stop shopping destination with the opening of its first supercenter in 1988.Today, Walmart operates over 4,700 stores in the United States (5,300 including Sam's Club) and over 10,000 stores globally. Walmart generated over $420 billion in domestic namesake sales last year, with Sam's Club contributing another $84 billion to the firm's top line. Internationally, Walmart generated $100 billion in sales. The company serves around 240 million customers globally.
Executives
John D Rainey officer: Executive Vice President C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC., 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA 95131
Randall L Stephenson director 208 S. AKARD ST., DALLAS TX 75202
Donna Morris officer: Executive Vice President 345 PARK AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA 95110
Kathryn J. Mclay officer: Executive Vice President 702 S.W. 8TH STREET, BENTONVILLE AR 72716
Suresh Kumar officer: Chief Technology Officer 860 W. CALIFORNIA AVE., SUNNYVALE CA 94086
Cesar Conde director ONE OWENS CORNING PARKWAY, TOLEDO OH 43659
Stephen Easterbrook director MCDONALD'S CORPORATION, 110 NORTH CARPENTER STREET, CHICAGO IL 60607
Rachel L Brand officer: Executive Vice President 702 S.W. 8TH STREET, BENTONVILLE AR 72716
Sarah Friar director C/O NEXTDOOR HOLDINGS, INC., 420 TAYLOR STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94102
Judith J Mckenna officer: Executive Vice President 702 S.W. 8TH STREET, BENTONVILLE AR 72716
Carla A Harris director 702 SW 8TH STREET, BENTONVILLE AR 72716
John R. Furner officer: Executive Vice President 702 SW 8TH STREET, BENTONVILLE AR 72716
David Chojnowski officer: Senior Vice President 5505 BLUE LAGOON DRIVE, MIAMI FL 33126
Marc E. Lore officer: Executive Vice President 443 GREENWICH STREET, PHA, NEW YORK NY 10013
Steuart L Walton director 702 SW 8TH STREET, BENTONVILLE AR 72716