Edition:
United States

Walmart Inc (WMT.N)

WMT.N on New York Stock Exchange

104.78USD
16 Feb 2018
Change (% chg)

$1.55 (+1.50%)
Prev Close
$103.23
Open
$102.98
Day's High
$104.94
Day's Low
$102.00
Volume
3,858,272
Avg. Vol
2,428,263
52-wk High
$109.98
52-wk Low
$68.61

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Rachel Brand Joins Walmart as Executive Vice President, Global Governance and Corporate Secretary
Friday, 9 Feb 2018 07:10pm EST 

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Walmart Inc ::RACHEL BRAND JOINS WALMART AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AND CORPORATE SECRETARY.WALMART SAYS ‍RACHEL BRAND JOINS WALMART AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AND CORPORATE SECRETARY​.  Full Article

Walmart Appoints Judith Mckenna As International Ceo - Source‍​
Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 04:29pm EST 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - :Walmart <<>> APPOINTS JUDITH MCKENNA AS INTERNATIONAL CEO - SOURCE‍​.  Full Article

H&R Block Enters Exclusive Partnership With Walmart
Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 02:00pm EST 

H & R Block Inc ::H&R BLOCK ENTERS EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH WALMART.H & R BLOCK INC - ‍CO, WALMART​ ANNOUNCED JAN. 16 THAT H&R BLOCK WILL BE NEW DIY DESKTOP TAX SOFTWARE PROVIDER AVAILABLE AT WALMART STORES NATIONWIDE.  Full Article

Wal-Mart says Sam's Club to close 63 clubs around the country
Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 09:46pm EST 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc ::WALMART - SAM'S CLUB ANNOUNCED CHANGES TO THE BUSINESS UNIT'S U.S. REAL ESTATE PORTFOLIO, WITH THE CLOSURE OF 63 CLUBS AROUND THE COUNTRY.WALMART - CURRENTLY, CO AND SAM’S CLUB OPERATE OVER 5,400 LOCATIONS ACROSS U.S.; AFTER ACTIONS ANNOUNCED JAN 11, THE COMPANY WILL HAVE 597 CLUBS.WALMART - CO WILL CONVERT UP TO 12 IMPACTED CLUBS TO ECOMMERCE FULFILLMENT CENTERS, WITH BALANCE OF THE FACILITIES CLOSING OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.WALMART - WILL RECORD DISCRETE CHARGE OF ABOUT $0.14/SHARE RELATED TO ACTIONS ANNOUNCED ON THURSDAY, WITH VAST MAJORITY OF IT IN Q4.WALMART - WILL PROVIDE SUPPORT AND RESOURCES TO AFFECTED ASSOCIATES, INCLUDING BONUS ANNOUNCED JAN 11, 60 DAYS OF PAY, SEVERANCE TO THOSE ELIGIBLE‍​.  Full Article

Wal-Mart Closing 63 Sam's Club Stores, Laying Off Thousands Of Workers- Business Insider‍​
Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 02:03pm EST 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc ::WALMART IS CLOSING 63 SAM'S CLUB STORES AND LAYING OFF THOUSANDS OF WORKERS- BUSINESS INSIDER‍​.  Full Article

Walmart To Raise U.S. Wages, Provide One-Time Bonus, Expand Hourly Maternity, Parental Leave
Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 08:00am EST 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc ::WALMART TO RAISE U.S. WAGES, PROVIDE ONE-TIME BONUS AND EXPAND HOURLY MATERNITY AND PARENTAL LEAVE.  Full Article

Walmart To Raise U.S. Wages, Provide One-Time Bonus, Expand Hourly Maternity And Parental Leave
Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 08:00am EST 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc ::WALMART TO RAISE U.S. WAGES, PROVIDE ONE-TIME BONUS AND EXPAND HOURLY MATERNITY AND PARENTAL LEAVE.WALMART SAYS PLANS TO EXPAND MATERNITY AND PARENTAL LEAVE BENEFITS, PROVIDE ONE-TIME CASH BONUS FOR ELIGIBLE ASSOCIATES OF UP TO $1,000.WALMART SAYS WILL ALSO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO ASSOCIATES ADOPTING A CHILD.WALMART SAYS PLANS TO INCREASE STARTING WAGE RATE FOR ALL HOURLY ASSOCIATES IN THE U.S. TO $11.WALMART SAYS ADOPTION BENEFIT TO ASSOCIATES WILL TOTAL $5,000 PER CHILD.WALMART SAYS INCREASE IN WAGES TO ASSOCIATES WILL TAKE EFFECT IN FEBRUARY.WALMART SAYS INCREASE IN WAGES TO ASSOCIATES WILL BE ABOUT $300 MILLION INCREMENTAL TO THOSE ALREADY INCLUDED IN NEXT FISCAL YEAR’S PLAN.WALMART SAYS ONE-TIME BONUS REPRESENTS ADDITIONAL PAYMENT TO ASSOCIATES OF ABOUT $400 MILLION IN CURRENT FISCAL YEAR.WALMART SAYS PROVIDING FULL-TIME HOURLY ASSOCIATES IN U.S. WITH 10 WEEKS OF PAID MATERNITY LEAVE, 6 WEEKS OF PAID PARENTAL LEAVE.WALMART SAYS SALARIED ASSOCIATES IN U.S. WILL ALSO RECEIVE 6 WEEKS OF PAID PARENTAL LEAVE.WALMART SAYS A DISCRETE ONE-TIME CHARGE WILL BE TAKEN IN Q4 OF CURRENT YEAR TO ACCOUNT FOR BONUS.  Full Article

Walmart Files For Potential Debt Shelf Size Undisclosed - SEC Filing
Thursday, 7 Dec 2017 05:25pm EST 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc ::WALMART FILES FOR POTENTIAL DEBT SHELF; SIZE UNDISCLOSED - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Walmart files amendment to certificate of incorporation to change legal name
Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017 09:07am EST 

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc ::WALMART - FILED AMENDMENT TO CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION TO CHANGE LEGAL NAME FROM WAL-MART STORES INC TO WALMART INC.WALMART SAYS WILL CONTINUE TO TRADE ON THE NYSE AS 'WMT' - SEC FILING.WALMART SAYS FILED AMENDMENT TO CHANGE LEGAL NAME TO WALMART INC EFFECTIVE FEB. 1, 2018 - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Wal-Mart says has preordered 5 of Tesla's new electric trucks for U.S.‍​‍​
Friday, 17 Nov 2017 11:41am EST 

Nov 17 (Reuters) - :Wal-Mart says has pre-ordered 5 units of Tesla's new heavy-duty electric vehicle for the U.S. - Statement ‍​.Wal-Mart says has pre-ordered 10 units of Tesla's new heavy-duty electric vehicle for Wal-Mart Canada - Statement ‍.  Full Article

Photo

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

LONDON Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.