On Friday , February 21 , the euro continues to be in the corridor 1,37-1,38 dollars By 8:30 MSK euro against the dollar was 1,372 . In the currency market lull , and attention focused on the stock markets to the statements of U.S. corporations. Particular attention is attracted to his Wal-Mart Stores – the world’s largest retailer , which has more than 11 thousand stores . These include hypermarkets and supermarkets selling food and manufactured goods .
Consolidated net profit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Available for distribution to shareholders for the fiscal year ended January 31 , 2014 . Decreased by 5.7% – up to 16.022 billion dollars during the same period a year earlier figure of up to $ 16.999 billion
Operating income for the fiscal year reached 26.9 billion dollars, which is 3.1% below year-ago results ( 27.73 billion dollars). Operating profit Wal-Mart Stores for IV quarter of 2013-2014 fiscal year decreased by 14.4% – to 7.35 billion dollars against 8.58 billion dollars during the same period a year earlier . Consolidated net profit for the period decreased by 20.9 % – from 5.88 billion dollars to 4.65 billion dollars Total revenue Wal-Mart Stores in the IV quarter of the 2013-2014 fiscal year increased by 1.4 % – to 128.79 billion dollars against the previous value of $ 126.96 billion in
Statements of the company Wal-Mart is important because it reflects the real situation in the retail market . The last fiscal year was clearly not the best in the history of the company. Profit declined . And approximately at current levels it holds the fourth consecutive year . Largest retail chain U.S. keeps its financial results for the same level, while official statistics show GDP growth , and hence the welfare of citizens.
In such circumstances, you need to keep abreast of and closely monitor these companies’ reports and official sources. The more they will be differences , the greater the “bubble” inflated the stock and bond markets. And that means that in the dollar.