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Mixed Quarter as Inflation, Pandemic-Related Factors Dent Walmart’s Bottom Line Despite Strong Sales

Zain Akbari, CFA Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Zain Akbari, CFA |

Our $152 per share valuation of wide-moat Walmart should slide by nearly 10%, not far from the market’s reaction to first-quarter earnings that saw greater-than-anticipated margin pressure caused by pandemic-related factors and inflation. Still, we believe Walmart’s value proposition should become increasingly valuable to strained consumers and expect low-single-digit annual percentage sales growth and mid-single-digit adjusted operating margins over the next decade. Prospective investors should await a more attractive entry point.

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America’s largest retailer by sales, Walmart operated over 10,500 stores under 46 banners at the end of fiscal 2022 , selling a variety of general merchandise and grocery items. Its home market accounted for 82% of sales in fiscal 2022, with Mexico and Central America (6%) and Canada (4%) its largest external markets. In the United States at the namesake banner, around 56% of sales come from grocery, 32% from general merchandise, and 11% from health and wellness items. The company operates several e-commerce properties apart from its eponymous site, including Flipkart and shoes.com (it also owns a roughly 10% stake in Chinese online retailer JD.com). Combined, e-commerce accounted for about 13% of fiscal 2022 sales.

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702 Southwest 8th Street
Bentonville, AR, 72716
T +1 479 273-4000
Sector Consumer Defensive
Industry Discount Stores
Most Recent Earnings Jan 31, 2022
Fiscal Year End Jan 31, 2023
Stock Type Classic Growth
Employees 2,300,000

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