Walmart U.S. Q4 comps grew 1.8% and Walmart U.S. eCommerce GMV grew 36.1%, Company reports GAAP Q4 FY17 EPS of $1.22 and full-year GAAP EPS of $4.38, Q4 adjusted EPS of $1.30 and full-year adjusted EPS of $4.32

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--()--Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT):

Fourth-quarter highlights

  • Diluted EPS was $1.22, which includes the impact of the discrete items detailed in this press release. Excluding these items, EPS was $1.30.
  • Total revenue was $130.9 billion, an increase of 1.0%. Excluding currency, total revenue was $133.6 billion, an increase of 3.0%.
  • Walmart U.S. comp sales increased 1.8%, driven by a traffic increase of 1.4%. Neighborhood Market comps increased approximately 5.3%.
  • E-commerce growth at Walmart U.S. was strong as sales and GMV increased 29.0% and 36.1%, respectively, including Jet.com and online grocery.
  • Net sales at Walmart International were $31.0 billion, a decrease of 5.1%. Excluding currency, net sales were $33.7 billion, an increase of 3.0%.
  • The company generated $11.9 billion in operating cash flow and returned $3.6 billion to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases.

Fiscal 2017 highlights

  • Diluted EPS from continuing operations was $4.38, which includes certain discrete items detailed in this press release. Excluding these items, EPS was $4.32.
  • Total revenue was $485.9 billion, an increase of 0.8%. Excluding currency, total revenue was $496.9 billion, an increase of 3.1%.
  • Operating income was $22.8 billion, a decrease of 5.6%. Excluding currency, operating income was $23.4 billion, a decrease of 2.9%.
  • The company generated $31.5 billion in operating cash flow and returned $14.5 billion to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://corporate.walmart.com on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart.

Along with this press release, Walmart makes available a recorded call with executive leaders and a financial presentation to review the business results, provide strategic updates, and comment on expectations for the future. We provide that call in both audio form and in a written transcript. Details on accessing the call are as follows:

877-523-5612 (U.S. and Canada)
201-689-8483 (other countries)
Passcode: 9256278 (Walmart)
MP3 @ stock.walmart.com
The call is archived at stock.walmart.com

Contacts

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Investor Relations:
Steve Schmitt, 479-258-7172
or
Media Relations:
Randy Hargrove, 800-331-0085

Release Summary

Walmart U.S. Q4 comps grew 1.8% and Walmart U.S. eCommerce GMV grew 36.1%, Q4 adjusted EPS of $1.30

Contacts

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Investor Relations:
Steve Schmitt, 479-258-7172
or
Media Relations:
Randy Hargrove, 800-331-0085