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Stock Report: "Wal-Mart Stores, Inc." (WMT) Report Updated: Oct 17, 2016 | Print This Page

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"Wal-Mart Stores, Inc." (WMT)

Rating: Buy Volatility: Conservative
Total Grade: B Industry: Food & Staples Retailing

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Last Week: C same downgrade
Two Weeks Ago: B up no change
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Company Profile

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. It operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, restaurants, apparel stores, drug stores, and convenience stores, as well as retail Websites, such as and The company’s stores offer meat, produce, deli, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and floral and dry grocery; health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; electronics, toys, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, cellular phones, cellular service plan contracts and prepaid services, movies, music, video games, and books; and pharmacy, optical, over-the-counter drugs, and clinical services. Its merchandise also include stationery, automotive accessories, hardware and paint, sporting goods, fabrics and crafts, and seasonal merchandise; apparel for women, girls, men, boys, and infants, as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories; and home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home décor, outdoor living, and horticulture products. The company also provides financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, wire transfers, money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. In addition, it offers brand name merchandise, including hardgoods, softgoods, and selected private-label items, such as Member’s Mark and its own proprietary brands, such as Daily Chef and Simply Right. Further, the company operates banks that provide consumer financing programs. As of January 15, 2016, it operated 11,600 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries and eCommerce Websites in 11 countries. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.