Stock Analysis on Net

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Balance Sheet: Assets 

The balance sheet provides creditors, investors, and analysts with information on company resources (assets) and its sources of capital (its equity and liabilities). It normally also provides information about the future earnings capacity of a company assets as well as an indication of cash flows that may come from receivables and inventories.

Assets are resources controlled by the company as a result of past events and from which future economic benefits are expected to flow to the entity.

Walmart Inc., consolidated balance sheet: assets

US$ in millions

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Jan 31, 2022 Jan 31, 2021 Jan 31, 2020 Jan 31, 2019 Jan 31, 2018 Jan 31, 2017
Cash and cash equivalents 14,760 17,741 9,465 7,722 6,756 6,867
Receivables, net 8,280 6,516 6,284 6,283 5,614 5,835
Inventories 56,511 44,949 44,435 44,269 43,783 43,046
Prepaid expenses and other 1,519 20,861 1,622 3,623 3,511 1,941
Current assets 81,070 90,067 61,806 61,897 59,664 57,689
Property and equipment, net 94,515 92,201 105,208 104,317 107,675 107,710
Finance lease right-of-use assets, net 4,351 4,005 4,417
Property under capital lease and financing obligations, net 7,078 7,143 6,468
Property and equipment, including finance lease right-of-use assets, net 98,866 96,206 109,625 111,395 114,818 114,178
Operating lease right-of-use assets 13,758 13,642 17,424
Goodwill 29,014 28,983 31,073 31,181 18,242 17,037
Other long-term assets 22,152 23,598 16,567 14,822 11,798 9,921
Long-term assets 163,790 162,429 174,689 157,398 144,858 141,136
Total assets 244,860 252,496 236,495 219,295 204,522 198,825

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2022-01-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2021-01-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-01-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-01-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-01-31).


Assets: Selected Items

Balance sheet item Description The company
Current assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are expected to be realized in cash, sold, or consumed within one year (or the normal operating cycle, if longer). Assets are probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by an entity as a result of past transactions or events. Walmart Inc. current assets increased from 2020 to 2021 but then slightly decreased from 2021 to 2022.
Property and equipment, including finance lease right-of-use assets, net Amount after accumulated depreciation, depletion and amortization of physical assets used in the normal conduct of business to produce goods and services and not intended for resale. Examples include, but are not limited to, land, buildings, machinery and equipment, office equipment, and furniture and fixtures. Walmart Inc. property and equipment, including finance lease right-of-use assets, net decreased from 2020 to 2021 but then slightly increased from 2021 to 2022.
Long-term assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are expected to be realized in cash, sold or consumed after one year or beyond the normal operating cycle, if longer. Walmart Inc. long-term assets decreased from 2020 to 2021 but then slightly increased from 2021 to 2022.
Total assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are recognized. Assets are probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by an entity as a result of past transactions or events. Walmart Inc. total assets increased from 2020 to 2021 but then slightly decreased from 2021 to 2022.

Current Assets: Selected Items

Balance sheet item Description The company
Cash and cash equivalents Amount of currency on hand as well as demand deposits with banks or financial institutions. Includes other kinds of accounts that have the general characteristics of demand deposits. Also includes short-term, highly liquid investments that are both readily convertible to known amounts of cash and so near their maturity that they present insignificant risk of changes in value because of changes in interest rates. Excludes cash and cash equivalents within disposal group and discontinued operation. Walmart Inc. cash and cash equivalents increased from 2020 to 2021 but then slightly decreased from 2021 to 2022.
Receivables, net The total amount due to the entity within one year of the balance sheet date (or one operating cycle, if longer) from outside sources, including trade accounts receivable, notes and loans receivable, as well as any other types of receivables, net of allowances established for the purpose of reducing such receivables to an amount that approximates their net realizable value. Walmart Inc. receivables, net increased from 2020 to 2021 and from 2021 to 2022.
Inventories Amount after valuation and LIFO reserves of inventory expected to be sold, or consumed within one year or operating cycle, if longer. Walmart Inc. inventories increased from 2020 to 2021 and from 2021 to 2022.