Walmart (WMT) Misses Q4 EPS by 12c. Revenue Beats

February 18, 2021 7:02 AM

(Updated - February 18, 2021 7:02 AM EST)

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) reported Q4 EPS of $1.39, $0.12 worse than the analyst estimate of $1.51. Revenue for the quarter came in at $152.1 billion versus the consensus estimate of $148.47 billion.

MetricFY22 Guidance
Consolidated net sales
Decline in constant currency
Excluding divestitures1, consolidated net sales growth up low single-digits
Comp sales growth
Walmart U.S., up low single-digits, ex. fuel
Sam’s Club, up low single-digits, ex. fuel and tobacco
Walmart International net sales
Decline in constant currency
Higher growth percentage than U.S., excluding divestitures1
Consolidated expense leverageMaintain rate, or slightly deleverage
Consolidated operating income
Decline slightly in constant currency
Flat to up slightly, excluding divestitures1
Walmart U.S. operating incomeIncrease slightly
Effective tax rate24.5% to 25.5%
EPS
Decline slightly
Flat to up slightly, excluding divestitures1
Capital expendituresAround $14 billion with a focus on supply chain, automation, customer-facing initiatives and technology

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