Walmart Working Capital

WMT
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USD 152.91  0.46  0.30%   

Walmart fundamentals help investors to digest information that contributes to Walmart's financial success or failures. It also enables traders to predict the movement of Walmart Stock. The fundamental analysis module provides a way to measure Walmart's intrinsic value by examining its available economic and financial indicators, including the cash flow records, the balance sheet account changes, the income statement patterns, and various microeconomic indicators and financial ratios related to Walmart stock.
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Walmart Invested Capital is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Walmart reported Invested Capital of 86.03 Billion in 2021. Market Capitalization is likely to gain to about 192.9 B in 2022, whereas Working Capital is likely to drop (5.4 B) in 2022.

Walmart Working Capital Analysis

Walmart's Working Capital is a measure of company efficiency and operating liquidity. The working capital is usually calculated by subtracting Current Liabilities from Current Assets. It is an important indicator of the firm ability to continue its normal operations without additional debt obligations. .

Walmart Working Capital

(5.43 Billion)

Working Capital 
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Current Assets 
Current Liabilities 
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Current Walmart Working Capital

    
  (4.38 B)  
Most of Walmart's fundamental indicators, such as Working Capital, are part of a valuation analysis module that helps investors searching for stocks that are currently trading at higher or lower prices than their real value. If the real value is higher than the market price, Walmart is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.

Walmart Working Capital Driver Correlations

Understanding the fundamental principles of building solid financial models for Walmart is extremely important. It helps to project a fair market value of Ford stock properly, considering its historical fundamentals such as Working Capital. Since Walmart's main accounts across its financial reports are all linked and dependent on each other, it is essential to analyze all possible correlations between related accounts. However, instead of reviewing all of Walmart's historical financial statements, investors can examine the correlated drivers to determine its overall health. This can be effectively done using a conventional correlation matrix of Walmart's interrelated accounts and indicators.

Walmart Working Capital Historical Pattern

Today, most investors in Walmart Stock are looking for potential investment opportunities by analyzing not only static indicators but also various Walmart's growth ratios. Consistent increases or drops in fundamental ratios usually indicate a possible pattern that can be successfully translated into profits. However, when comparing two companies, knowing each company's working capital growth rates may not be enough to decide which company is a better investment. That's why investors frequently use a static breakdown of Walmart working capital as a starting point in their analysis.
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Working Capital can be positive or negative, depending on how much of current debt the company is carrying on its balance sheet. In general terms, companies that have a lot of working capital will experience more growth in the near future since they can expand and improve their operations using existing resources. On the other hand, companies with small or negative working capital may lack the funds necessary for growth or future operation. Working Capital also shows if the company has sufficient liquid resources to satisfy short-term liabilities and operational expenses.
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Walmart Capital Expenditure

Capital Expenditure

(13.45 Billion)

Walmart Capital Expenditure is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Walmart reported Capital Expenditure of (12.47 Billion) in 2021
As per the company's disclosures, Walmart has a Working Capital of (4.38 Billion). This is 324.44% lower than that of the Food & Staples Retailing sector and notably higher than that of the Consumer Staples industry. The working capital for all United States stocks is significantly higher than that of the company.

Walmart Working Capital Peer Comparison

Stock peer comparison is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It analyses Walmart's direct or indirect competition against its Working Capital to detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics or determine the stocks which would be a good addition to a portfolio. Peer analysis of Walmart could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Walmart by comparing valuation metrics of similar companies.
Walmart is currently under evaluation in working capital category among related companies.

Walmart Current Valuation Drivers

We derive many important indicators used in calculating different scores of Walmart from analyzing Walmart's financial statements. These drivers represent accounts that assess Walmart's ability to generate profits relative to its revenue, operating costs, and shareholders' equity. Below are some of Walmart's important valuation drivers and their relationship over time.
201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Net Income Per Employee4.29 K3.03 K6.76 K5.86 K5.95 K6.81 K
Revenue Per Employee217.54 K233.82 K238.16 K242.44 K249.02 K223.67 K
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA27.8 B24.29 B33.53 B33.96 B31.23 B35.33 B

Walmart ESG Sustainability

Some studies have found that companies with high sustainability scores are getting higher valuations than competitors with lower social-engagement activities. While most ESG disclosures are voluntary and do not directly affect the long term financial condition, Walmart's sustainability indicators can be used to identify proper investment strategies using environmental, social, and governance scores that are crucial to Walmart's managers, analysts, and investors.
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Walmart Fundamentals

About Walmart Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Walmart's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Walmart using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Walmart based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.
Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Working Capital-5 B-5.4 B
Invested Capital86 B100.1 B
Invested Capital Average143.5 B127.3 B
Market Capitalization191.2 B192.9 B

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Is Walmart's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Walmart. If investors know Walmart will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Walmart listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
0.24
Market Capitalization
416.3 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.087
Return On Assets
0.0527
Return On Equity
0.11
The market value of Walmart is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Walmart that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Walmart's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Walmart's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Walmart's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Walmart's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Walmart's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Walmart value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Walmart's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.