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Walmart

  • Previous Rank1
  • Revenues ($M)$514,405.0
  • Revenue Percent Change2.8%
  • Profits ($M)$6,670.0
  • Profits Percent Change-32.4%
  • Assets ($M)$219,295.0
  • Employees2,200,000

2018 was the year Walmart finally found its stride in its fight against Amazon. Equipping thousands of stores for grocery pickup helped Walmart increase its U.S. online sales 40%. Walmart was also deft in capitalizing on many rivals’ problems or demise (Toys ‘R’ Us to name just one), leading it to its best holiday season in years. The company is now innovating with things like a personal shopping service and self-driving delivery vans. Walmart’s success extended to its resurgent Sam’s Club business, as well as internationally, where it has decided to focus on a few key markets, all propelling company sales to 3% growth—and well past the $500 billion mark.

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Company Info

CEO
C. Douglas McMillon
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Retailing
Industry
General Merchandisers
HQ Location
Bentonville, Ark.
Websitehttp://www.walmart.com
Years on Fortune 500 List25
Employees2,200,000
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2019.

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$514,405.02.8%
Profits ($M)$6,670.0-32.4%
Assets ($M)$219,295.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$72,496.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues1.3%
Profits as % of Assets3.0%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity9.2%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.26
EPS % Change (from 2017)-31.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-14.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-4.0%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-3.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)6.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)7.8%