Walmart, Inc.

Walmart, Inc.

Walmart, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1945

Headquarters

702 SW 8th Street,Bentonville, AR 72716

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

2.2M

Industries

Retail: Food & Beverage
Retail: Other
Computer Software
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

Walmart, Inc. engages in retail and wholesale business. The Company offers an assortment of merchandise and services at everyday low prices. It operates through the following business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The Walmart U.S. segment operates as a merchandiser of consumer products, operating under the Walmart, Wal-Mart, and Walmart Neighborhood Market brands, as well as walmart.com and other eCommerce brands. The Walmart International segment manages supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, and cash & carry outside of the United States. The Sam's Club segment comprises membership-only warehouse clubs and samsclubs.com. The company was founded by Samuel Moore Walton and James Lawrence Walton in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President & General Counsel-Walmart US

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Chief Marketing Officer

President & Chief Executive, US eCommerce Business

Senior Vice President & Chief Counsel

Senior Vice President & Chief Communications Officer

Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Product Officer

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at Madrone Capital Partners LLC

President & Chief Executive Officer at Walmart, Inc.

Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Nextdoor, Inc.

Former Chief Executive Officer at KPMG LLP

Partner at Global Infrastructure Management LLP

Director at Wake Forest University

Co-Founder at Rob and Melani Walton Foundation

Chairman at NBCUniversal News Group

Co-Founder at Sunshine

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The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.

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SSgA FM’s methods of analysis include quantitative, fundamental, technical, cyclical, indexing, arbitrage, charting and other strategy specific methods. They offer a broad range of strategies including: Active, Enhanced, and Passive Equity; Active & Passive Debt; Cash Management; Multi-Asset Class Solutions; Real Estate (including Direct Real Estate); Senior Loans; Managed Futures; and Private Equity. Active equity strategies include enhanced equity and active quantitative strategies. The strategies cover market-cap and style segments of the market including: large-cap core, large-cap growth, large-cap value, mid-cap, small-cap, small-cap value, all-cap, and long-short equity. They also manage long-short and long-short market neutral strategies. SSgA FM’s Active & Passive Debt strategies offers a range of investment styles from passive to active, short to long duration, tax-exempt, sovereign to high yield, and single country to global. The firm’s Cash Management strategies seek to generate current income while preserving capital and liquidity by investing in diversified portfolios of short-term securities. SSgA FM's Multi-Asset Class strategies employ an asset allocation model as means of diversification and seek to position assets among major investment categories. Their Multi Asset Class Solutions strategies employ an asset allocation model as a method of diversification that aims to position assets among major investment categories. SSgA FM’s Managed Futures strategy allocates assets using two approaches: a managed futures strategy and a fixed income strategy. The firm’s Private Equity strategies focus on rigorous partner selection, thorough evaluation of quality investment opportunities, and fundamental, research-driven research.

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State Farm® has been in the mutual funds business since 1968, managing funds then only available to employees and Agents. In 2001, State Farm Mutual Funds products and services became available to the public for the first time. Our main objective is to make each of our 15 State Farm Mutual Funds® a highly competitive and rewarding long-term investment for our shareholders. To help achieve this objective, we use an investment management structure that capitalizes on the unique strengths, focused attention, and knowledge of seasoned investment professionals in State Farm’s internal investment department. Because we offer a wide variety of funds, some outside the core knowledge of our internal investment department, we also have seven other highly-respected asset management organizations working for you. Each of our investment advisors provides well-known, long-established experts in their respective investment strategies and has beliefs and investment philosophies that are consistent with our own. State Farm Mutual Funds shareholders can feel confident that their investments are being managed in a responsible, conservative, and cost-effective manner consistent with a long-term perspective

Recent Transactions
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Comcast Corporation, Fandango Media LLC purchase VUDU, Inc. from Walmart, Inc.

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Walmart, Inc. purchases Aspectiva Ltd. from Jerusalem Venture Partners, Global Brain Corp.

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Walmart, Inc. purchases Eloquii Design, Inc. from Beringea LLP, Western Technology Investment, Primary Venture Partners, Daher Capital, Basset Investment Group LLC, Karlani Capital LLC, FFF Management Co. LLC, HDS Capital, FJ Labs, Inc., Halogen Ventures Partners LLC, Max Ventures Management LLC

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Transaction Advisors
Accountant

Advised onWalmart, Inc. purchases Asda Group Ltd.

Investment Advisor

Advised onWalmart, Inc. purchases Sonae Distribuição Brasil SA from SONAE

Investment Advisor

Advised onWalmart, Inc. purchases Bompreco Supermercados do Nordeste Ltda. from Royal Ahold NV

Associate

Advised onWalmart, Inc. purchases Eloquii Design, Inc. from Beringea LLP, Western Technology Investment, Primary Venture Partners, Daher Capital, Basset Investment Group LLC, Karlani Capital LLC, FFF Management Co. LLC, HDS Capital, FJ Labs, Inc., Halogen Ventures Partners LLC, Max Ventures Management LLC

Legal Advisor

Advised onWalmart, Inc. purchases Eloquii Design, Inc. from Beringea LLP, Western Technology Investment, Primary Venture Partners, Daher Capital, Basset Investment Group LLC, Karlani Capital LLC, FFF Management Co. LLC, HDS Capital, FJ Labs, Inc., Halogen Ventures Partners LLC, Max Ventures Management LLC

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Advised onWalmart, Inc. purchases Eloquii Design, Inc. from Beringea LLP, Western Technology Investment, Primary Venture Partners, Daher Capital, Basset Investment Group LLC, Karlani Capital LLC, FFF Management Co. LLC, HDS Capital, FJ Labs, Inc., Halogen Ventures Partners LLC, Max Ventures Management LLC

Advisors & Consultants
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Jibe, Inc. provides cloud-based recruiting technology solutions that make recruiting about people, not process. Its recruiting platform simplifies job distribution, enables mobile recruiting, turns data into decisions, engages the passive candidate, optimizes the candidate experience and referral process and leverages social networks. The company was founded by Joe Essenfeld in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

Consultant

Head, Retail Marketing at Walmart, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Co-Chair, National Securities Litigation Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Clients

PayPal Holdings, Inc. engages in the development of technology platform for digital payments. Its solutions include PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, and Paydiant products. The firm manages a two-sided proprietary global technology platform that links customers, which consist of both merchants and consumers, to facilitate the processing of payment transactions. It allows its customers to use their account for both purchase and paying for goods, as well as to transfer and withdraw funds. The firm also enables consumers to exchange funds with merchants using funding sources, which include bank account, PayPal account balance, PayPal Credit account, credit and debit card or other stored value products. It offers consumers person-to-person payment solutions through its PayPal Website and mobile application, Venmo and Xoom. The company was founded in December 1998 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Synchrony Financial engages in the provision of consumer financial services. It operates through three sales platforms: Retail Card, Payment Solutions, and CareCredit. The Retail Card platform is a provider of private label credit cards, and also provides Dual Cards and small-and medium-sized business credit products. The Payment Solutions platform is a provider of promotional financing for major consumer purchases, offering private label credit cards and instalment loans. The CareCredit platform is a provider of promotional financing to consumers for elective healthcare procedures or services, such as dental, veterinary, cosmetic, vision and audiology. The company was founded on September 12, 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

Fanatics, Inc. retails sports apparel and merchandise. Its brands include Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Fanatics, Starter, Kitbag, Majestic and Columbia. The company was founded by Alan S. Trager, Michael Rubin, and Mitchell Trager in 2002 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$421B
Total Enterprise Value
$398B
Earnings Per Share
$5.19
Revenue
$524B
Net Profit
$14.9B
EBITDA
$32.5B
EBITDAMargin
6.19%
Total Debt
$72.4B
Total Equity
$81.6B
Enterprise Value / Sales
0.76x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
11.72x
TEVNet Income
26.76x
Debt TEV
0.18x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
2.6%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$1,000
12/31/2018
$267
12/31/2018
Political Donations
$2,000
2014
$2,000
2014
$1,000
2014
Investments
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Shanghai Qusheng Network Technology Co. Ltd. is a Chinese company located in Shanghai. The firm provides courier and express services. It was founded in 2014 by Jia Qi Kuai.

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63 Ideas Infolabs Pvt Ltd. engages in the development of a business-to-business agri-marketing platform that connects farmers directly with the businesses. The company was founded by Vasudevan Chinnathambi, Sachin Jose, Kartheeswaran Karandipalayam Kandasamy, Sharath Babu Loganathan, Thirukumaran Nagarajan, and Ashutosh Vikram in 2015 and is headquartered in Bengaluru, India.

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EdSights, Inc. designs and develops text message chat bots which helps universities collect non-cognitive data form students and increase retention. The firm offers EdSights application. The company was founded by Claudia Recchi and Carolina Recchi in 2017 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Investors
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Co-Founder at Thirdlove, Inc.

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Executive Officer at Torch Capital I LP

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Co-Founder at BpoBiz LLC

Suppliers
R.G. Barry Corp. Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries | Pickerington, OH

R.G. Barry Corp. develops and markets footwear, handbags and foot care products for women. It offers slippers, sleepwear, totes, travel accessories, footwear, insoles and comfort products. The company was founded by Florence Z. Melton, Harry Streim and Aaron Zacks in 1947 and is headquartered in Pickerington, OH.

Bridgford Foods Corp. Food | Anaheim, CA

Bridgford Foods Corp. engages in the manufacture, market and distribution of frozen and snack food products throughout the United States. It operates through the Frozen Food Products and Snack Food Products business segments. The Frozen Food Products segment manufactures and distributes food products, including biscuits, bread dough items, roll dough items and sandwiches. The Snack Food Products segment distributes both products manufactured by the company and products manufactured or processed by third parties. The company was founded by Hugh H. Bridgford in February 1932 and is headquartered in Anaheim, CA.

Briggs & Stratton Corp. Holding Companies | Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Briggs & Stratton Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of gasoline engines and outdoor powered equipment. It operates through Engines and Products segments. The Engines segment produces four-cycle aluminum alloy gasoline engines which are used in the production of walk-behind and riding lawn mowers, garden tillers, and snow throwers. The Products segment comprises lawn and garden power equipment, turf care products, portable and standby generators, pressure washers, snow throwers, and job site products. The company was founded by Stephen F. Briggs and Harold M. Stratton in 1908 and is headquartered in Wauwatosa, WI.

Competitors
Costco Wholesale Corporation Retail: Other - Issaquah, WA

What Is Costco? We are a membership warehouse club, dedicated to bringing our members the best possible prices on quality brand-name merchandise. With hundreds of locations worldwide, Costco provides a wide selection of merchandise, plus the convenience of specialty departments and exclusive member services, all designed to make your shopping experience a pleasurable one. The History of Costco The company's first location, opened in 1976 under the Price Club name, was in a converted airplane hangar on Morena Boulevard in San Diego. Originally serving only small businesses, the company found it could achieve far greater buying clout by also serving a selected audience of non-business members. With that change, the growth of the warehouse club industry was off and running. In 1983, the first Costco warehouse location was opened in Seattle. Costco became the first company ever to grow from zero to $3 billion in sales in less than six years. When Costco and Price Club merged in 1993, the combined company, operating under the name PriceCostco, had 206 locations generating $16 billion in annual sales. Our operating philosophy has been simple. Keep costs down and pass the savings on to our members. Our large membership base and tremendous buying power, combined with our never-ending quest for efficiency, result in the best possible prices for our members. Since resuming the Costco name in 1997, the company has grown worldwide with total sales in recent fiscal years exceeding $64 billion

Awards & Honors
Rank #1
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #1
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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