Walmart beats expectations, gains share in grocery


Earnings 05/18/2021 07:50 ET  Dow Jones Newswires

$Walmart Inc(WMT.US)$ stock rose 3.6% in Tuesday premarket trading after the retail giant reported fiscal first-quarter earnings and sales that beat expectations.

  • Net income totaled $2.73 billion, or 97 cents per share, compared with $3.99 billion, or $1.40 per share, last year.

  • Adjusted EPS of $1.69 beat the FactSet consensus for $1.21. Revenue of $138.31 billion was up from $134.62 billion last year and ahead of the FactSet consensus for $132.16 billion.

  • Walmart U.S. comp sales were up 6%, and up 16% on a two-year stack. Walmart U.S. comparable sales rose 6%, and digital sales were up 37%. "Every segment performed well, and we're encouraged by traffic and grocerymarket share trends," said Chief Executive Doug McMillon in a statement.

  • For the full-year, Walmart is guiding for EPS growth in the high-single digits versus previous guidance for a slight decline, and Walmart U.S. comparable sales growth in the low-single digits, excluding fuel.

  • The FactSet consensus is for EPS of $5.41, suggesting a 1.2% decline, and U.S. comp sales growth of 2%. Walmart stock has slipped 3.7% for the year to date while the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 12.2% for the period.

-Tonya Garcia

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  • 净利润总计27.3亿美元,合每股0.97美元,而去年为39.9亿美元,合每股1.40美元。

  • 调整后每股收益为1.69美元,超过FactSet共识的1.21美元。营收为1383.1亿美元,高于去年的1346.2亿美元,也高于FactSet共识的1321.6亿美元。

  • 沃尔玛美国公司的销售额增长了6%,两年来增长了16%。沃尔玛美国的可比销售额增长了6%,数字销售额增长了37%。首席执行长董明伦(Doug McMillon)在一份声明中表示:“每个细分市场都表现良好,我们受到流量和杂货市场份额趋势的鼓舞。”

  • 就全年而言,沃尔玛引导每股收益增长在较高的个位数,而不是之前的小幅下降指引,沃尔玛美国的可比销售额增长在较低的个位数(不包括燃料)。

  • FactSet的共识是每股收益5.41美元,意味着下降1.2%,美国薪酬销售增长2%。今年到目前为止,沃尔玛的股价已经下跌了3.7%,而道琼斯工业股票平均价格指数(Dow Jones Industrial Average)同期上涨了12.2%。

--托尼·加西亚(Tonya Garcia)





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