How Much Does Walmart Make in a Day?

Last Updated on 08/02/2021 by GS Staff

The world’s largest retailer is Walmart. Because of this, many people wonder how much the company makes in a day. Below we break down Walmart’s daily revenue and net income in total and per store.

Walmart Revenue Per Day

According to the 2021 Walmart Annual Report, the company made a total of $559,151,000,000 in revenues for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2021. If you take this number and divide it by 365 days per year, you will find that Walmart makes approximately $1,531,920,547 per day in revenue.

Walmart Net Income Per Day

Net income is a better representation of what Walmart actually makes in a day considering it subtracts the company’s costs and expenses. In other words, net income is revenues minus expenses including interest and taxes.

Walmart’s net income was $13,510,000,000 for the year ended January 31, 2021. When we divide this net income by 365 days in the year, Walmart earned about $37,013,699 per day in net income.

How Much Does Walmart Make Per Store?

Walmart has approximately 10,526 retail units globally at the time of this article. The stores include Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. While the financials vary from store to store, here is an idea of what a single store pulls in for revenue and net income.

Revenue: $1,531,920,547 total revenue per day/10,526 units = $145,536 revenue per unit

Net Income: $37,013,699 net income per day/10,526 units = $3,516 net income per unit

Walmart vs Amazon vs Target – Comparison

Based on the data below, Walmart makes the most revenue whereas Amazon earns the most net income.

StoreRevenueRevenue Per DayNet IncomeNet Income Per Day
Walmart$559,151,000,000 $1,531,920,547 $13,510,000,000 $37,013,699

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2021 Walmart Annual Report