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Walmart reports Q4 EPS from continuing operations of $1.51;
Walmart U.S. delivers positive traffic and positive comp sales in Q4
Walmart reported fourth quarter diluted earnings per share from continuing operations (EPS) of $1.51, which included net benefits of approximately $0.07 from certain tax matters and real estate transactions. The companys EPS guidance for the quarter of $1.42 to $1.48 did not include these net benefits. This EPS compared to $1.41 last year, which included net tax benefits of approximately $0.07.
Consolidated net sales for the fourth quarter were $122.3 billion, an increase of 5.8 percent from last year.
Walmart U.S. reported positive comparable traffic, and comparable store sales rose 1.5 percent in the 13-week period ended Jan. 27, 2012.
Sams Club comparable sales, without fuel, increased 5.4 percent for the same period.
Walmart International delivered $35.5 billion in net sales for the quarter.
Consolidated operating income for the quarter was $8.4 billion, up 5.0 percent from last year.
Full year highlights:
Full year EPS was $4.54, compared with last years EPS of $4.18. EPS included approximately $0.05 in net benefits this year and $0.11 last year.
The company leveraged operating expenses for the full year and the fourth quarter.
Consolidated net sales for the full year were $443.9 billion, an increase of 5.9 percent.
Consolidated operating income for the full year was $26.6 billion, up 4.0 percent from last year.
Walmart ended the year with free cash flow of $10.7 billion1.
Return on investment (ROI) for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2012 was 18.6 percent1.
The company returned $11.3 billion to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases.
See additional information at the end of this release regarding non-GAAP financial measures.
The following information was filed by Walmart Inc. (WMT) on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-K Annual Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.
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