Walmart reports Q1 FY 16 EPS of $1.03

May 19, 2015

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  • Q1 diluted EPS from continuing operations was $1.03 , within guidance of $0.95 - $1.10 .
  • Currency negatively impacted EPS by approximately $0.03 .
  • Walmart U.S. 1 .1% comp includes positive traffic for the second consecutive quarter. Customer experience scores improved in all formats. Customers benefited from lower gas prices.
  • E-commerce sales globally increased approximately 17%.
  • Consolidated operating income declined 8.3%, due to impacts from currency fluctuations and investments in associate wages & training and e-commerce.

Walmart CEO Q1 Quote

(Amount in billions, except as noted)

Walmart U.S. Q1 Earnings Graphic
Walmart Consolidated Earnings Q1 Graphic

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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, nearly 260 million customers and members visit our 11,489 stores under 72 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2015 revenue of $485.7 billion , Walmart employs approximately 2.2 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.

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