Walmart: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart Inc. (WMT) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $5.49 billion.

The Bentonville, Arkansas-based company said it had profit of $2.03 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $1.80 per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.65 per share.

The world's largest retailer posted revenue of $173.39 billion in the period, also beating Street forecasts. Twelve analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $170.64 billion.

For the current quarter ending in April, Walmart expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.48 to $1.56.

The company expects full-year earnings in the range of $6.70 to $7.12 per share.

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