Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) was incorporated in 1945 and is a famous retail stores chain around the globe. Head Quartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company has three main business segments which include Walmart US segment, Walmart International segment and Sam’s Club segment. The company has presence in United States, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, the United Kingdom, China, and India.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) is ranked 2nd among its industry peers by dividend yield. The company maintains the dividend yield of 2.60 percent. The company is also ranked 5th among its industry peers by return on equity of 23.11 percent. The company maintains the revenue growth rate of 8.10 percent which ranks it 10th among its competitor companies.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) generated the total revenue of $110.22 billion for the quarter ended October 31st, 2011 as compared to revenue of $101.95 billion for the same period last year. The company reported the net profit of $3.33 billion or earnings of $0.97 per share for the respective quarter as compared to net income of $3.43 billion or earnings $0.95 per share last year.
The company’s total assets accumulate up to $195.03 billion out of which fixed assets have the highest proportion. The company maintains a strong capital structure as its long term debt stands at $47.85 billion as compared to total equity of $67.16 billion.Previous Post » AT&T Pulls FCC Application in $39 Billion T-Mobile Merger