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Wal-Mart Stores Inc  (NYSE:WMT) Equity-to-Asset: 0.38 (As of Jul. 2017)

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated as shareholder's tangible equity divided by its total asset. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2017 was $76,389 Mil. 's Total Assets for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2017 was $201,566 Mil. Therefore, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2017 was 0.38.

NYSE:WMT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.38

0.34
0.48

During the past 13 years, the highest Equity to Asset Ratio of Wal-Mart Stores Inc was 0.48. The lowest was 0.34. And the median was 0.39.

NYSE:WMT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 371 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NYSE:WMT: 0.38 )

Historical Data

* 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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Wal-Mart Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17
Equity-to-Asset Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.38 0.37 0.40 0.40 0.39

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17
Equity-to-Asset 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 0.39 0.38 0.39 0.37 0.38

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.


Calculation

Equity to Asset ratio measures the ratios of the portion of the asset owned by shareholders out of the total asset. It indicates the leverage of the company, and the amount of debt the company uses in its operation.

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated by dividing shareholder's tangible equity divided by its total asset.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (A: Jan. 2017 )=Total Equity/Total Assets
=77798/198825
=0.39

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2017 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (Q: Jul. 2017 )=Total Equity/Total Assets
=76389/201566
=0.38

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


Explanation

Equity to Asset ratio can vary greatly across different industries, as they have different capital structure. A company with smaller Equity to Asset ratio (more leveraged) may have higher ROE % because of the leverage.

For banks, the required minimum Equity to Asset ratio by regulation is 5%. Some stronger banks may have Equity to Asset Ratio of more than 10%.


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