Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)


Balance Sheet: Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
Quarterly Data

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

Liabilities represents obligations of a company arising from past events, the settlement of which is expected to result in an outflow of economic benefits from the entity.

Walmart Inc., consolidated balance sheet: liabilities and stockholders’ equity (quarterly data)

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Jan 31, 2020 Oct 31, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 Apr 30, 2019 Jan 31, 2019 Oct 31, 2018 Jul 31, 2018 Apr 30, 2018 Jan 31, 2018 Oct 31, 2017 Jul 31, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 31, 2017 Oct 31, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Oct 31, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 30, 2015 Jan 31, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Jul 31, 2014 Apr 30, 2014
Short-term borrowings 575  4,926  3,681  4,828  5,225  7,795  444  7,762  5,257  5,114  3,262  2,617  1,099  5,082  1,932  3,813  2,708  4,960  1,725  799  1,592  6,019  3,516  3,517 
Accounts payable 46,973  49,750  45,871  45,110  47,060  49,729  43,128  44,612  46,092  47,587  42,389  41,367  41,433  42,990  39,902  37,997  38,487  40,553  37,225  37,224  38,410  39,656  36,828  36,347 
Dividends payable —  1,507  3,023  4,551  —  1,516  3,057  4,607  —  1,530  3,057  4,628  —  1,541  3,101  4,723  —  1,589  3,162  4,741  —  1,553  3,100  4,648 
Accrued liabilities 22,296  20,973  20,691  21,023  22,159  22,795  22,846  20,782  22,122  21,757  19,686  19,708  20,654  21,243  19,651  19,605  19,607  19,499  18,290  18,685  19,152  18,773  18,237  17,807 
Accrued income taxes 280  327  387  729  428  616  424  718  645  540  505  2,018  921  459  720  1,328  521  587  373  1,707  1,021  383  511  1,966 
Long-term debt due within one year 5,362  4,093  4,396  1,464  1,876  2,591  1,090  1,576  3,738  3,257  3,254  3,256  2,256  2,266  2,265  2,257  2,745  2,746  4,024  6,041  4,810  4,874  4,659  3,287 
Operating lease obligations due within one year 1,793  1,740  1,795  1,748  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  — 
Finance lease obligations due within one year 511  468  439  435  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  — 
Capital lease and financing obligations due within one year —  —  —  —  729  709  694  700  667  650  658  599  565  549  551  559  551  558  463  427  287  302  301  300 
Current liabilities of discontinued operations —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  70 
Current liabilities 77,790  83,784  80,283  79,888  77,477  85,751  71,683  80,757  78,521  80,435  72,811  74,193  66,928  74,130  68,122  70,282  64,619  70,492  65,262  69,624  65,272  71,560  67,152  67,942 
Long-term debt, excluding due within one year 43,714  44,912  44,404  47,425  43,520  43,275  44,958  29,477  30,045  34,206  33,706  33,774  36,015  36,178  36,673  37,151  38,214  38,617  38,581  38,867  41,086  41,720  43,004  45,699 
Long-term operating lease obligations, excluding due within one year 16,171  15,741  16,079  15,719  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  — 
Long-term finance lease obligations, excluding due within one year 4,307  4,068  3,915  3,810  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  — 
Long-term capital lease and financing obligations, excluding due within one year —  —  —  —  6,683  6,621  6,610  6,828  6,780  6,700  6,763  6,251  6,003  5,930  6,070  6,242  5,816  5,581  4,262  4,097  2,606  2,767  2,695  2,742 
Deferred income taxes and other 12,961  13,018  13,049  12,792  11,981  11,467  8,999  9,541  8,354  9,167  9,240  9,386  9,344  10,144  7,877  7,272  7,321  7,824  8,391  8,169  8,805  7,789  8,311  8,164 
Long-term liabilities 77,153  77,739  77,447  79,746  62,184  61,363  60,567  45,846  45,179  50,073  49,709  49,411  51,362  52,252  50,620  50,665  51,351  52,022  51,234  51,133  52,497  52,276  54,010  56,605 
Total liabilities 154,943  161,523  157,730  159,634  139,661  147,114  132,250  126,603  123,700  130,508  122,520  123,604  118,290  126,382  118,742  120,947  115,970  122,514  116,496  120,757  117,769  123,836  121,162  124,547 
Common stock 284  284  285  286  288  291  294  294  295  297  299  302  305  308  310  313  317  321  321  323  323  323  323  323 
Capital in excess of par value 3,247  3,091  2,880  2,734  2,965  2,887  2,710  2,557  2,648  2,501  2,352  2,223  2,371  2,084  1,915  1,720  1,805  2,006  1,979  2,354  2,462  2,223  2,208  2,111 
Retained earnings 83,943  80,656  78,432  76,276  80,785  80,287  80,810  82,982  85,107  84,480  84,838  84,120  89,354  87,636  85,972  84,145  90,021  87,903  84,959  82,492  85,777  80,814  77,172  73,366 
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (12,805) (12,382) (11,270) (11,091) (11,542) (11,469) (12,629) (10,281) (10,181) (11,133) (11,100) (12,954) (14,232) (12,335) (11,672) (10,995) (11,597) (10,659) (8,388) (8,595) (7,168) (4,251) (1,957) (2,712)
Total Walmart shareholders’ equity 74,669  71,649  70,327  68,205  72,496  71,996  71,185  75,552  77,869  76,145  76,389  73,691  77,798  77,693  76,525  75,183  80,546  79,571  78,871  76,574  81,394  79,109  77,746  73,088 
Noncontrolling interest 6,883  6,658  6,804  6,705  7,138  7,473  2,627  2,772  2,953  2,761  2,657  2,423  2,737  2,782  2,619  2,575  3,065  3,059  3,253  3,416  4,543  4,944  5,077  5,111 
Total equity 81,552  78,307  77,131  74,910  79,634  79,469  73,812  78,324  80,822  78,906  79,046  76,114  80,535  80,475  79,144  77,758  83,611  82,630  82,124  79,990  85,937  84,053  82,823  78,199 
Total liabilities and equity 236,495  239,830  234,861  234,544  219,295  226,583  206,062  204,927  204,522  209,414  201,566  199,718  198,825  206,857  197,886  198,705  199,581  205,144  198,620  200,747  203,706  207,889  203,985  202,746 

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-07), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-04), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-05), 10-K (filing date: 2015-04-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-06).

Balance sheet item Description The company
Current liabilities Total obligations incurred as part of normal operations that are expected to be paid during the following twelve months or within one business cycle, if longer. Walmart Inc.’s current liabilities increased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then decreased significantly from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
Long-term liabilities Amount of obligation due after one year or beyond the normal operating cycle, if longer. Walmart Inc.’s long-term liabilities increased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then decreased significantly from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
Total liabilities Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all liabilities that are recognized. Liabilities are probable future sacrifices of economic benefits arising from present obligations of an entity to transfer assets or provide services to other entities in the future. Walmart Inc.’s total liabilities increased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then decreased significantly from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
Total Walmart shareholders’ equity Total of all stockholders’ equity (deficit) items, net of receivables from officers, directors, owners, and affiliates of the entity which are attributable to the parent. The amount of the economic entity’s stockholders’ equity attributable to the parent excludes the amount of stockholders’ equity which is allocable to that ownership interest in subsidiary equity which is not attributable to the parent (noncontrolling interest, minority interest). This excludes temporary equity and is sometimes called permanent equity. Walmart Inc.’s total Walmart shareholders’ equity increased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.