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Walmart Inc  (NYSE:WMT) Profitability: 6 (As of Apr. 2018)

Walmart Inc has the Profitability Rank of 6.

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. Piotroski F-Score
3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
4. Consistency of the profitability
5. Predictability Rank

Walmart Inc's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2018 was 4.20%. As of today, Walmart Inc's Piotroski F-Score is 6.


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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Walmart Inc Annual Data

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Walmart Inc Quarterly Data

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Competitive Comparison
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Walmart Inc Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Walmart Inc's Profitability falls into.



Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

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.

Walmart Inc has the Profitability Rank of 6.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Walmart Inc's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2018 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Apr. 2018 ) / Revenue (Q: Apr. 2018 )
=5154 / 122690
=4.20 %

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

2. Piotroski F-Score

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Walmart Inc has an F-score of 6 indicating the company's financial situation is typical for a stable company.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Warning Sign:

Walmart Inc operating margin has been in 5-year decline. The average rate of decline per year is -7%.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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