Walmart reports Q3 FY 16 EPS of $1.03, Walmart U.S. added $2.7 billion in sales, comp sales of 1.5%

Nov. 17, 2015

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  • Q3 diluted EPS from continuing operations was $1.03 , benefited by approximately $0.04 from an adjustment for certain leases. Currency negatively impacted EPS by $0.04 .
  • Total revenue was $117.4 billion . On a constant currency basis, total revenue was $122.4 billion , an increase of 2.8%.
  • Comp sales at Walmart U.S. were positive for the fifth consecutive quarter, up 1.5%. Traffic increased 1.7%. Customer experience scores continued to strengthen. Neighborhood Market comps increased approximately 8%, with strong growth from newer stores.
  • Walmart International net sales were $29.8 billion . On a constant currency basis, sales reached $34.7 billion , led by Mexico and Canada . Operating income decreased 6.4%. On a constant currency basis, operating income increased 8.5%.
  • E-commerce sales and GMV globally increased approximately 10% on a constant currency basis. Growth was pressured by challenges in key international markets.
  • Investments in people and technology continued. Consolidated operating income declined 8.8%. On a constant currency basis, consolidated operating income declined 5.4%.

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