Walmart — Annual Report 2010

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Walmart - Annual Report 2010

Walmart, one of the largest retailers of the world, is considered a consumer-friendly organization. Walmart is a success story that all organizations should seek to imitate. Through necessity to fulfill their objective to be the number one global retailer, Walmart has developed one of the most successful IT infrastructures. Today people who are in search for a department store that offers convenience as well as discount, the first store that comes to mind is Walmart. The company, however, is considered a big challenge for its small competitors. On the one hand, Walmart is famous for creating jobs, on the other it is blamed for the demise of a number of businesses.

Walmart was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton. It was incorporated on October 31, 1969 , and later became a part of the New York Stock Exchange in 1992 as WMT. This paper will evaluate Walmart annual reports for 2010.

Information listed on an annul report is essential for investors and shareholders in order to get an overall evaluation of the performance of the company. This report will evaluate the current ratio, quick ratio, ROI, ROA, and P/E ratios. Investors and annalist uses the information along as other various ratios in order to compute the current and future standing of a company.

Societies in the United States consist of interrelated social structures where every person has a purpose of working together with other parts to bring social strength. It can be said that Walmart works an interrelated force for the people in this country and it has an inherited tendency to balance and equilibrium. In addition, this giant organization provides value to customers by offering collection of a wide variety of consumer goods in a single location, and providing goods at the lowest...