Wal Mart : American National Wholesale Business

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In 1945, Sam Walton in 1945 purchased a branch of the Ben Franklin Stores from the Butler Brothers. Sam Walton founded Walmart in 1962. In 1940 he started working in retail at J.C Penny and he was a business.. His primarily focus was on selling products at low prices to receive higher volume sales at a lower profit. At first it was difficult because the lease price and branch purchase were high, he found lower-cost suppliers. Sales increased 45 percent in the first year of ownership to $105,000 in annual revenue, which steady increased to the following year to $140,000 and $175,000 the year after that. With dedication and hard work tin five year, he opened the first Walmart Discount City store in 1962, located in Rogers, Arkansas. By…show more content…
Reviewing of the current ratio, quick ratio, cash ratio. Jan 31, 2016 Jan 31, 2015 Jan 31, 2014 Jan 31, 2013 Jan 31, 2012 Jan 31, 2011 Current ratio 0.93 0.97 0.88 0.83 0.88 0.89 Quick ratio 0.22 0.24 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.21 Cash ratio 0.13 0.14 0.10 0.11 0.11 0.13 Current ratio a liquidity ratio calculated as current asset divided by current liabilities. With the proven stats Wal-Mart, current ratio improved from 2014-2015 but it also deteriorated from 2015to 2016. The quick ratio is the liquidity ratio calculated cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivable divided by current liabilities, Wal-Mart did improve from 2014 to 2015 not considering it didn’t reach the same level as 2014. Cash ratio a liquidity ratio calculated as cash plus short-term marketable investments divided by the current liabilities. Even though the cash ratio improved from 2014 to 2015 but it still did a slight deteriorated from the year 2015 to 2016. Capital Structure Every business decision realistic is associated in one way shape or form with the financial condition of the organization. The company 's capital structure includes some debt, but it more heavily toward equity capital. As reading the report in January 2016 Wal-Mart 's total shareholder equity was $83.6 billion. This is broken as $317 million of common stock, capital in excess of $1.8 billion, retained earnings of $90

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