Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review


September 17, 2010
43 Pages - SKU: GBDT2818408
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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Wal-Mart) is the world’s largest retailer. The company operates retail stores in a variety of formats including discount stores, supercenters, neighborhood markets and club stores. It offers branded as well as private label products of various categories. Every week, the company serves its customers and members over 200 million times at more than 8,416 retail units under 55 different banners across 15 countries. Wal-Mart operates business under three reportable segments, namely, Wal-Mart U.S., International and Sam’s Club.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Jun 22, 2010 Walmart Canada To Use Gendrive Fuel Cells From Plug Power
Jun 14, 2010 Walmart Completes Two Solar Power Projects In San Diego And Chula Vista
May 24, 2010 Walmart Foundation Launches Solar School Program With $1.2 Million Grant
Apr 19, 2010 Walmart nominates new candidate for board of directors
Apr 15, 2010 Walmart's Asda plans to expand its retail presence in UK

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  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Note*: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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