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Walmart

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  • Previous Rank1
  • Country
    U.S.
  • Revenues ($M)$514,405.00
  • Revenue Percent Change2.8%
  • Profits ($M)$6,670.00
  • Profits Percent Change-32.4%
  • Assets ($M)$219,295.00
  • 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 features 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 Information

CEO
C. Douglas McMillon
Sector
Retailing
Industry
General Merchandisers
HQ Location
Bentonville, Ark.
Websitehttps://www.walmart.com
Years on Global 500 List25
Employees2,200,000
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2019.

Walmart Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$514,405.002.8%
Profits ($M)$6,670.00-32.4%
Assets ($M)$219,295.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$72,496.00-

Profit Ratios

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