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Walmart Inc.

NYSE:WMT Share Price & Live Data

Price:
115.19 USD
Change:
+5.61 (5.12%)
Price open 111.86
Previous close 109.58
Market cap 326.25B
Volume 9.73M
Day high 115.80
Day low 110.94
Year high 128.08
Year low 96.79

About Walmart Inc.

Sam Walton operated a department store after buying a branch of the Ben Franklin stores in 1945. However, it was not until 1969 that Sam Walton incorporated the business calling it Wal-Mart, Inc. Barely a year later, Mr. Walton changed the name to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. By this time in the business’ timeline, there were 38 stores under the Wal-Mart Stores brand. Rapid growth saw the company going public on the New York Stock Exchange in 1970 where the shares still trade with WMT as the symbol. The company adopted the name Walmart Inc. in 2018.

Today, Walmart is a huge multinational department store operator selling in both retail and wholesale. The company segments its operations into Walmart US, which deals with the US business, Walmart International, which runs international businesses, and Sam’s Club. In addition to brick-and-mortar supermarkets, the company runs an e-commerce platform in both the US and internationally. Walmart has its headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. 

Latest Walmart Inc. News

29th March
U.S grocers hire thousands of new workers to sustain operations amidst the Coronavirus crisis
20th March
Walmart to employ 150,000 new workers as Coronavirus fuels panic buying
19th February
Walmart downgrades guidance for fiscal 2020 following a downbeat performance in Q4
18th February
Retail Pro Breaks Down Walmart’s Q4: ‘Gets A Pass’
7th February
Buy Walmart Stock or Invest in Amazon? How 2020 Has Started for Both
14th January
Walmart announces downsizing in India; fires 56 executives
Overview
Name Walmart Inc.
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Consumer Defensive
Industry Discount Stores
Country United States
Full time employees 2,200,000

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