Wal-Mart Stores Inc
BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 31 January 2013, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. revenues increased 5% to $469.16B. Net income before extraordinary items increased 8% to $17B. Revenues reflect Wal-Mart U.S. segment increase of 4% to $274.49B, International segment increase of 7% to $135.2B, United States & Puerto Rico segment increase of 4% to $332.84B, International segment increase of 7% to $136.32B, Comp. Store Sales Growth -% - Wal-Mart increase from 0.3 to 2%.
Common Stock $.10 Par, 3/11, 3,491,198,520 issd. Insiders control 50.60%. IPO: NA. 4/99, 3/93, 2-for-1 stock splits; 7/87, 7/90, 100% stock dividends.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart) operates retail stores in various formats around globally. Everyday low prices (EDLP) is the Company’s pricing philosophy under, which it price items at a low price everyday. The Company’s operates in three business segments: the Walmart U.S. segment, the Walmart International segment, and the Sam’s Club segment. During the fiscal year ended January 31, 2012 (fiscal 2012), its Walmart U.S. segment accounted for approximately 60% of its net sales and operates retail stores in various formats in all 50 states in the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as Walmart’s online retail operations, walmart.com. Its Walmart International segment consists of retail operations in 26 countries. Its Sam’s Club segment consists of membership warehouse clubs operated in 47 states in the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as the segment’s online retail operations, samsclub.com. During 2012, Sam’s Club accounted for approximately 12% of its net sales.