Walmart has increased its annual cash dividend every year since first declaring a $0.05 per share annual dividend in March 1974. For additional historic dividend information, please see our annual reports.

Fiscal Year 2018

Record Dates Payable Dates Amount Type
March 10, 2017 April 3, 2017 $0.51 Regular Cash
May 12, 2017 June 5, 2017 $0.51 Regular Cash
Aug. 11, 2017 Sept. 5, 2017 $0.51 Regular Cash
Dec. 8, 2017 Jan. 2, 2018 $0.51 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2017

Record Dates Payable Dates Amount Type
March 11, 2016 April 4, 2016 $0.50 Regular Cash
May 13, 2016 June 6, 2016 $0.50 Regular Cash
Aug. 12, 2016 Sep. 6, 2016 $0.50 Regular Cash
Dec. 9, 2016 Jan. 3, 2017 $0.50 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2016

Record Dates Payable Dates Amount Type
March 13, 2015 April 6, 2015 $0.490 Regular Cash
May 8, 2015 June 1, 2015 $0.490 Regular Cash
Aug. 7, 2015 Sep. 8, 2015 $0.490 Regular Cash
Dec. 4, 2015 Jan. 4, 2016 $0.490 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2015

Record Dates Payable Dates Amount Type
March 11, 2014 April 1, 2014 $0.480 Regular Cash
May 9, 2014 June 2, 2014 $0.480 Regular Cash
Aug. 8, 2014 Sept. 3, 2014 $0.480 Regular Cash
Dec. 5, 2014 Jan. 5, 2015 $0.480 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2014

Record Dates Payable Dates Amount Type
March 12, 2013 April 1, 2013 $0.470 Regular Cash
May 10, 2013 June 3, 2013 $0.470 Regular Cash
Aug. 9, 2013 Sept. 3, 2013 $0.470 Regular Cash
Dec. 6, 2013 Jan. 2, 2014 $0.470 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2013

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 7, 2012 Dec. 27, 2012 $0.3975 Regular Cash 
Aug. 10, 2012 Sept. 4, 2012 $0.3975 Regular Cash
May 11, 2012 June 4, 2012 $0.3975 Regular Cash
March 12, 2012 April 4, 2012 $0.3975 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2012

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 9, 2011 Jan. 3, 2012 $0.3650 Regular Cash
Aug. 12, 2011 Sept. 6, 2011 $0.3650 Regular Cash
May 13, 2011 June 6, 2011 $0.3650 Regular Cash
March 11, 2011 April 4, 2011 $0.3650 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2011

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 10, 2010 Jan. 3, 2011 $0.3025 Regular Cash
Aug. 13, 2010 Sept. 7, 2010 $0.3025 Regular Cash
May 14, 2010 June 1, 2010 $0.3025 Regular Cash
March 12, 2010 April 5, 2010 $0.3025 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2010

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 11, 2009 Jan. 4, 2010 $0.275 Regular Cash
Aug. 14, 2009 Sept. 8, 2009 $0.275 Regular Cash
May 15, 2009 June 1, 2009 $0.275 Regular Cash
March 13, 2009 April 6, 2009 $0.275 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2009

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 15, 2008 Jan. 2, 2009 $0.2375 Regular Cash
Aug. 15, 2008 Sept. 2, 2008 $0.2375 Regular Cash
May 16, 2008 June 2, 2008 $0.2375 Regular Cash
March 14, 2008 April 7, 2008 $0.2375 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2008

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 14, 2007 Jan. 2, 2008 $0.2200 Regular Cash
Aug. 17, 2007 Sept. 4, 2007 $0.2200 Regular Cash
May 18, 2007 June 4, 2007 $0.2200 Regular Cash
March 16, 2007 April 2, 2007 $0.2200 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2007

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 15, 2006 Jan. 2, 2007 $0.1675 Regular Cash
Aug. 18, 2006 Sept. 5, 2006 $0.1675 Regular Cash
May 19, 2006 June 5, 2006 $0.1675 Regular Cash
March 17, 2006 April 3, 2006 $0.1675 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2006

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 16, 2005 Jan. 3, 2006 $0.1500 Regular Cash
Aug. 19, 2005 Sept. 6, 2005 $0.1500 Regular Cash
May 20, 2005 June 6, 2005 $0.1500 Regular Cash
March 18, 2005 April 4, 2005 $0.1500 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2005

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 17, 2004 Jan. 3, 2005 $0.1300 Regular Cash
Aug. 20, 2004 Sept. 7, 2004 $0.1300 Regular Cash
May 21, 2004 June 7, 2004 $0.1300 Regular Cash
March 19, 2004 April 5, 2004 $0.1300 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2004

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 19, 2003 Jan. 5, 2004 $0.0900 Regular Cash
Oct. 6, 2003 Oct. 14, 2003 $0.0900 Regular Cash
June 20, 2003 July 7, 2003 $0.0900 Regular Cash
March 21, 2003 April 7, 2003 $0.0900 Regular Cash

Fiscal Year 2003

Record Payable Amount Type
Dec. 20, 2002 Jan. 6, 2003 $0.0750 Regular Cash
Sept. 20, 2002 Oct. 7, 2002 $0.0750 Regular Cash
June 21, 2002 July 8, 2002 $0.0750 Regular Cash
March 22, 2002 April 8, 2002 $0.0750 Regular Cash

Stock Splits

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. was incorporated on Oct. 31, 1969. On Oct. 1, 1970, Walmart offered 300,000 shares of its common stock to the public at a price of $16.50 per share. Since that time, we have had 11 two-for-one (2:1) stock splits. On a purchase of 100 shares at $16.50 per share on our first offering, the number of shares has grown as follows:

2:1 Stock Splits Shares Cost per Share Market Price on Split Date Record Date Distributed
On the Offering 100 $16.50


May 1971 200 $8.25 $47.00 5/19/71 6/11/71
March 1972 400 $4.125 $47.50 3/22/72 4/5/72
August 1975 800 $2.0625 $23.00 8/19/75 8/22/75
Nov. 1980 1,600 $1.03125 $50.00 11/25/80 12/16/80
June 1982 3,200 $0.515625 $49.875 6/21/82 7/9/82
June 1983 6,400 $0.257813 $81.625 6/20/83 7/8/83
Sept. 1985 12,800 $0.128906 $49.75 9/3/85 10/4/85
June 1987 25,600 $0.064453 $66.625 6/19/87 7/10/87
June 1990 51,200 $0.032227 $62.50 6/15/90 7/6/90
Feb. 1993 102,400 $0.016113 $63.625 2/2/93 2/25/93
March 1999 204,800 $0.008057 $89.75 3/19/99 4/19/99

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