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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N)

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Wal-Mart sees FY sales growth of 2 to 3 pct- conf call
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 09:00am EST 

Walmart Stores Inc : Sees full year sales growth of between 2 and 3 percent, including $3 billion impact on sales due to forex Further company coverage: [WMT.N] ((bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Walmart says anticipates currency impact on net sales of about $3 bln for the year
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 07:27am EST 

Wal Mart Stores Inc : Walmart says "in the U.K., we faced some challenges this past year and we’re addressing these with urgency" -- management earnings call transcript . "Now that we will be lapping the U.S. wage increases from fiscal year 2017, we would expect to slightly lever expenses" in FY 2018 . Walmart sees Q1 net sales, on constant currency basis, to grow between 3 and 4 percent . Q1 revenue view $117.81 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Walmart says Q4 Walmart International reported net sales declined 5.1 percent, impacted by a $2.6 billion currency headwind .Based on current exchange rates, anticipate a currency impact on net sales of approximately $3 billion for the year.  Full Article

Walmart raises annual dividend to $2.04 per share
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 07:16am EST 

Wal-mart Stores Inc : Walmart raises annual dividend to $2.04 per share, marking 44th consecutive year of dividend increases . Walmart raises annual dividend to $2.04 per share, marking 44th consecutive year of dividend increases .Walmart says new annual dividend is an increase of 2 percent from $2.00 per share paid for last fiscal year.  Full Article

Wal-Mart Stores reports 12.1 pct passive stake in JD.com as of Dec. 31 - SEC Filing
Friday, 3 Feb 2017 04:48pm EST 

JD.com Inc : Wal-Mart Stores Inc reports 12.1 percent passive stake in JD.com Inc as of December 31 - SEC Filing .Wal-Mart Stores Inc had previously reported 10.8 percent passive stake in JD.com Inc as of October 5, 2016.  Full Article

Wal-Mart Stores says CEO of Sam's Club segment will receive annual salary of $780,000
Friday, 27 Jan 2017 05:19pm EST 

Wal-mart Stores Inc - :John Furner, CEO of co's Sam's Club segment, will receive annual salary of $780,000, subject to annual adjustment - SEC filing.  Full Article

Workday says Wal-Mart purchased subscription to Workday Human Capital Management, Recruiting, Learning and Planning
Wednesday, 11 Jan 2017 01:19pm EST 

Workday : Workday inc says Wal-Mart Stores has purchased a subscription to workday human capital management, recruiting, learning and planning .Is not updating financial guidance for Q4 of current fiscal year ending January 31, 2017 or for fiscal year ending January 31, 2018.  Full Article

Wal-Mart preparing another round of job cuts at its headquarters before end of month- WSJ, citing sources
Tuesday, 10 Jan 2017 01:05pm EST 

: Wal-Mart Stores Inc is preparing another round of job cuts at its headquarters before the end of the month- WSJ, citing sources . Wal-Mart Stores plans to eliminate hundreds of jobs before the end of its fiscal year on Jan 31- WSJ, citing sources Source http://on.wsj.com/2i9WKUI ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Wal-Mart reiterates FY 2017 Adj EPS Guidance Of $4.15-$4.35
Thursday, 6 Oct 2016 07:32am EDT 

Wal Mart Stores Inc : For Fiscal Year 2018, The Company Expects GAAP EPS To Be Relatively Flat To Fiscal Year 2017 Adjusted EPS . Will Be Increasing Investments In E-Commerce, Technology, Store Remodels And Other Customer Initiatives . Remains On Track To Generate Approximately $80 Billion In Operating Cash Flow From Fiscal Year 2017 Through Fiscal Year 2019 . FY2017 Earnings Per Share View $4.34 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Reiterates Fiscal Year 2017 GAAP EPS Guidance Of $4.29 To $4.49, Or Adjusted EPS Guidance Of $4.15 To $4.35 . Capital Investments Are Expected To Be Approximately $11.0 Billion For Fiscal Year 2018 .For Fiscal Year 2019, The Company Expects EPS Growth To Be Approximately 5%.  Full Article

Wal Mart Stores reports 10.8 percent passive stake in jd.com inc
Wednesday, 5 Oct 2016 05:08pm EDT 

Wal Mart Stores Inc : Reports 10.8 pct passive stake in jd.com inc, as of October 5, 2016 - SEC filing .Wal Mart Stores had earlier reported a 5.9 percent passive stake in jd.com as of June 20, 2016.  Full Article

U.S. CPSC says Walmart recalls tripod stools due to fall hazard
Thursday, 29 Sep 2016 01:15pm EDT 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Walmart recalls tripod stools due to fall hazard .Recall involves about 46,300 tripod stools.  Full Article

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