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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Formally

called

Wal-Mart, Inc. (1969–1970)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (1970–2018)

Type Public
Traded as
  • NYSE: WMT DJIA Component
  • S&P 100 Component
  • S&P 500 Component
ISIN US9311421039
Industry Retail
Founded July 2, 1962; 56 years ago
Founder Sam Walton
Headquarters Bentonville, Arkansas, U.S.
Number of

locations

11,718 stores worldwide

(January 31, 2018)

Area served Worldwide
Key people
  • Greg Penner (Chairman)
  • Doug McMillon (President & CEO)
Products
  • electronics
  • movies and music
  • home and furniture
  • home improvement
  • clothing
  • footwear
  • jewelry
  • toys
  • health and beauty
  • pet supplies
  • sporting goods and fitness
  • auto
  • photo finishing
  • craft supplies
  • party supplies
  • grocery
Services
  • Walmart-2-Walmart
  • Walmart MoneyCard
  • Pickup Today
  • Walmart.com
  • Walmart Pay
Revenue US$500.34 billion (2018)
Operating

income

US$20.437 billion (2018)
Net income US$9.862 billion (2018)
Total assets US$204.52 billion (2018)
Total equity US$77.869 billion (2018)
Owner Walton family (51%)
Number of

employees

  • 2.3 million, Worldwide (2017)
  • 1.4 million, U.S. (2017)
Divisions
  • Walmart U.S.
  • Walmart International
  • Sam's Club
  • Global eCommerce
Subsidiaries
Website Corporate websiteCommercial website
Walmartlogo1

Original logo, 1962–1964

Walmartlogo2

Logo used 1964–1981

Wal-Mart logo 1981

Logo used 1981–1992