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Walmart Gross Profit

: $138,836 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2021)
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Walmart's gross profit for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was $36,818 Mil. Walmart's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2021 was $138,836 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Walmart's gross profit for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was $36,818 Mil. Walmart's Revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was $152,079 Mil. Therefore, Walmart's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 was 24.21%.

Walmart had a gross margin of 24.21% for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 => Competition eroding margins

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Walmart was 25.65%. The lowest was 24.69%. And the median was 24.91%.


Walmart Gross Profit Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Walmart Annual Data
Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 124,617.00 126,947.00 129,104.00 129,359.00 138,836.00

Walmart Quarterly Data
Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 33,923.00 32,596.00 35,053.00 34,369.00 36,818.00

Competitive Comparison
* 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.


Walmart Gross Profit Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Walmart's Gross Profit falls into.



Walmart Gross Profit Calculation

Gross Profit is the different between the sale prices and the cost of buying or producing the goods.

Walmart's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Jan. 2021 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=559151 - 420315
=138,836

Walmart's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Jan. 2021 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=152079 - 115261
=36,818

Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2021 was 32596 (Apr. 2020 ) + 35053 (Jul. 2020 ) + 34369 (Oct. 2020 ) + 36818 (Jan. 2021 ) = $138,836 Mil.

Gross Profit is the numerator in the calculation of Gross Margin.

Walmart's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Jan. 2021 )=Gross Profit (Q: Jan. 2021 ) / Revenue (Q: Jan. 2021 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=36,818 / 152079
=24.21 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

A positive Gross Profit is only the first step for a company to make a net profit. The gross profit needs to be big enough to also cover related labor, equipment, rental, marketing/advertising, research and development and a lot of other costs in selling the products.


Walmart  (NYSE:WMT) Gross Profit Explanation

Warren Buffett believes that firms with excellent long term economics tend to have consistently higher margins.

Durable competitive advantage creates a high Gross Margin % because of the freedom to price in excess of cost. Companies can be categorized by their Gross Margin %

1. Greater than 40% = Durable competitive advantage
2. Less than 40% = Competition eroding margins
3. Less than 20% = no sustainable competitive advantage
Consistency of Gross Margin is key

Walmart had a gross margin of 24.21% for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 => Competition eroding margins


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