Wal-mart (WMT) Tops Q4 EPS by 1c; U.S. Comps Rose 1.8%, eCommerce GMV Up 36.1%
Wal-mart (NYSE: WMT) reported Q4 EPS of $1.30, $0.01 better than the analyst estimate of $1.29. Revenue for the quarter came in at $130.9 billion versus the consensus estimate of $131.38 billion.
Walmart U.S. Q4 comps grew 1.8% and Walmart U.S. eCommerce GMV grew 36.1%.
- 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.
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