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Walmart Surges on Earnings Beat, Raised Guidance [Video]

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Walmart (WMT) shares jumped in premarket trading Thursday following the release of a fiscal 2025 first-quarter earnings report that surpassed analyst estimates, and also included raised guidance for the full fiscal year.

Revenue rose 6% year-over-year to $161.51 billion, above the $159.51 billion that analysts had expected, according to estimates compiled by Visible Alpha.

Walmart was also substantially more profitable than analysts expected, with the retailer reporting net income of $5.1 billion, or 63 cents per share, above estimates of $4.05 billion and 51 cents per share. Profits more than tripled last year’s figures.

Walmart’s U.S. locations and its members-only chain Sam’s Club each reported a 4.6% year-over-year bump in revenue to $108.67 billion and $21.44 billion, respectively, while Walmart International’s revenue jumped over 12% to $29.83 billion.

Walmart’s shift to digital growth is also continuing to pay off, with global e-commerce sales rising 21%, similar growth to the 23% jump that it …

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