Walmart Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1945

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 2,100,000


  • Stock Symbol
  • WMT

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 106

  • Share Price
  • $60.14
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Walmart General Information


Walmart serves as the preeminent retailer in the United States, with its strategy predicated on superior operating efficiency and offering the lowest priced goods to consumers to drive robust store traffic and product turnover. Walmart augmented its low-price business strategy by offering a convenient one-stop shopping destination with the opening of its first supercenter in 1988.Today, Walmart operates over 4,600 stores in the United States (5,200 including Sam's Club) and over 10,000 stores globally. Walmart generated over $440 billion in domestic namesake sales in fiscal 2024, with Sam's Club contributing another $86 billion to the firm's top line. Internationally, Walmart generated $115 billion in sales. The company serves around 240 million customers globally each week.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Wal Mart Stores Inc
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Department Stores
Other Industries
Internet Retail
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 702 SouthWest, 8th Street
  • Suite 0160
  • Bentonville, AR 72716-0160
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000

Walmart Timeline

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Walmart Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$60.14 $60.09 $48.34 - $61.66 $485B 8.06B 19.3M $1.92

Walmart Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Jan-2024 FY 2024 31-Jan-2024 FY 2023 31-Jan-2023 FY 2022 31-Jan-2022
EV 508,831,619 508,831,619 449,911,624 437,784,947
Revenue 648,125,000 648,125,000 611,289,000 572,754,000
EBITDA 35,885,000 35,885,000 29,835,000 31,190,000
Net Income 15,511,000 15,511,000 11,680,000 13,673,000
Total Assets 252,399,000 252,399,000 243,197,000 244,860,000
Total Debt 61,321,000 61,321,000 58,923,000 57,323,000
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Walmart Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Walmart Comparisons

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Walmart Competitors (21)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Costco Wholesale Formerly VC-backed Seattle, WA 000000 000 000000000 000
Kohl's Formerly PE-Backed Menomonee Falls, WI 00000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Carrefour Corporation Massy, France 000000 00.000 000000&0
Target (US) Corporation Minneapolis, MN 000000 000.00 000000000 000.00
METRO Cash & Carry China Corporate Backed or Acquired Shanghai, China 000000&0
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Walmart Patents

Walmart Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-202304954-D0 Systems and method for rush order fulfilment optimication Inactive 03-Apr-2023
US-11719421-B1 Radial light Active 21-Sep-2022 000000000 0
CA-3208610-A1 Radial light Active 21-Sep-2022 00000000
CA-3208610-C Radial light Active 21-Sep-2022
US-20240095668-A1 Systems and methods for displaying items for purchase Pending 19-Sep-2022 G06Q10/087
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Walmart Executive Team (170)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Kathryn McLay Chief Executive Officer, President of Walmart International and Member of the Executive Council
Leigh Hopkins Executive Vice President, International Strategy & Development and Regional Chief Executive Officer, Asia and Walmex
John Furner President, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Council
C. McMillon Chief Executive Officer, President and Board Member
Bill Cahill President of Wal-Mart Puerto Rico
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Walmart Board Members (21)

Name Representing Role Since
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0000000 00000 Walmart Board Member & Member of Compensation and Management Development, Technology and eCommerce Committee 000 0000
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Walmart Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Walmart Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Walmart Investments & Acquisitions (106)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Fox Robotics 11-Apr-2024 0000000000 Other Hardware 0000000 0
Walmart (19 Solar Projects in United States) 26-Mar-2024 000000000 Other Energy 00000 000
Deckhand 12-Mar-2024 00000 0000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Vizio Holding 20-Feb-2024 0000000000 00.00 Electronics (B2C)
Flipkart 21-Dec-2023 Later Stage VC 000 Internet Retail 00000 000
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Walmart Subsidiaries (22)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Dataturks Business/Productivity Software Bengaluru, India 2017
Store No 8 Accelerator/Incubator San Francisco, CA 0000
Alert Innovation Machinery (B2B) North Billerica, MA 0000
Walmart Aspectiva Information Services (B2C) Tel Aviv, Israel 0000
MemoMi Multimedia and Design Software Palo Alto, CA 0000
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Walmart ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated April, 09, 2023

25.26 | Med Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability












Exposure refers to the extent to which a company is exposed to different material ESG issues



Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues


Peers Analysis

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Walmart Exits (17)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers 15-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Bare Necessities (Specialty Retail) 12-Oct-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
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Eloquii Design 12-Oct-2018 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Bonobos 16-Jun-2017 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Moosejaw 13-Feb-2017 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Completed
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Walmart FAQs

  • When was Walmart founded?

    Walmart was founded in 1945.

  • Who is the founder of Walmart?

    Samuel Walton is the founder of Walmart.

  • Who is the CEO of Walmart?

    Kathryn McLay, Leigh Hopkins, John Furner, and C. McMillon are the CEOs of Walmart.

  • Where is Walmart headquartered?

    Walmart is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

  • What is the size of Walmart?

    Walmart has 2,100,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Walmart in?

    Walmart’s primary industry is Department Stores.

  • Is Walmart a private or public company?

    Walmart is a Public company.

  • What is Walmart’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Walmart is WMT.

  • What is the current stock price of Walmart?

    As of 12-Apr-2024 the stock price of Walmart is $60.14.

  • What is the current market cap of Walmart?

    The current market capitalization of Walmart is $485B.

  • What is Walmart’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Walmart is $648B.

  • Who are Walmart’s competitors?

    Costco Wholesale, Kohl's, Carrefour, Target (US), and METRO Cash & Carry China are some of the 21 competitors of Walmart.

  • What is Walmart’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Walmart’s EPS for 12 months was $1.92.

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