Record Date Payable Date March 16, 2007 April 2, 2007 May 18, 2007 June 4, 2007 August 17, 2007 September 4, 2007 December 14, 2007 January 2, 2008
Based upon this announced increase, the Company plans to return more than $3.6 billion to its shareholders in the form of dividends in fiscal year 2008.
Wal-Mart has increased its dividend every year since its first declared dividend of $0.05 in March 1974.
The Company also announced that April 5, 2007 is the record date for its annual shareholders' meeting that will occur on June 1, 2007.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates Wal-Mart discount stores, supercenters, Neighborhood Markets and Sam's Club locations in the United States. The Company operates in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom. The Company's securities are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol WMT. More information about Wal-Mart can be found by visiting http://www.walmartstores.com/investors and http://www.walmartfacts.com. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.
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