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    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

    60.24 Up 0.32(0.53%) Nov 25, 4:00PM EST
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    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
    702 SW 8th Street
    Bentonville, AR 72716
    United States - Map
    Phone: 479-273-4000
    Website: http://www.walmart.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Discount, Variety Stores
    Full Time Employees:2,200,000

    Business Summary 

    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. It operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, restaurants, apparel stores, drug stores, and convenience stores, as well as retail Websites, such as walmart.com and samsclub.com. The company’s stores offer meat, produce, deli, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and floral and dry grocery; health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; electronics, toys, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, cellular phones, cellular service plan contracts and prepaid services, movies, music, video games, and books; and pharmacy, optical, over-the-counter drugs, and clinical services. Its merchandise also include stationery, automotive accessories, hardware and paint, sporting goods, fabrics and crafts, and seasonal merchandise; apparel for women, girls, men, boys, and infants, as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories; and home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home décor, outdoor living, and horticulture products. The company also provides financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, wire transfers, money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. In addition, it offers brand name merchandise, including hardgoods, softgoods, and selected private-label items, such as Member’s Mark and its own proprietary brands, such as Daily Chef and Simply Right. Further, the company operates banks that provide consumer financing programs. As of November 11, 2015, it operated 11, 532 stores under 65 banners in 28 countries and eCommerce Websites in 11 countries. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2015 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 3.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. C. Douglas McMillon , 49
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director, Chairman of Exec. Committee and Chairman of Global Compensation Committee
    Mr. Charles M. Holley Jr., 58
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. David Cheesewright BSC, 53
    Exec. VP, Chief Exec. Officer of International Division and Pres of International Division
    Ms. Rosalind Gates Brewer , 52
    Exec. VP, Chief Exec. Officer of Sam's Club Segment and Pres of Sam's Club Segment
    Mr. Neil M. Ashe , 47
    Exec. VP, Chief Exec. Officer of Global Ecommerce Bus. and Pres of Global Ecommerce Bus.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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