Wal-Mart 8-K 2014
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 or 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
June 6, 2014
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
702 S.W. 8th Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72716
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The Annual Shareholders' Meeting (the "Meeting") of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (the "Company") was held on June 6, 2014 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. As of the close of business on April 11, 2014, the record date for the Meeting, there were 3,227,139,271 shares of the Company's common stock outstanding, with each share entitled to one vote. The holders of 2,902,066,150 shares of the Company's common stock were present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting. At the Meeting, the Company's shareholders voted on the matters set forth below.
Election of Directors
The Company's shareholders elected for one-year terms all fourteen persons nominated for election as directors as set forth in the Company's proxy statement dated April 23, 2014. The following table sets forth the vote of the shareholders at the meeting with respect to the election of directors:
Ratification of Independent Accountants. The Company's shareholders voted upon and approved the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP to serve as the Company's independent registered accountants for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2015. The votes on this proposal were as follows:
There were no broker non-votes with respect to this proposal.
Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation. The Company's shareholders voted upon and approved, by nonbinding, advisory vote, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers, as described in the Company's proxy statement dated April 23, 2014. The votes on this proposal were as follows:
The Company's shareholders voted upon and rejected a shareholder proposal regarding a policy that the chairman of the Company's board of directors be independent. The votes on this proposal were as follows:
The Company's shareholders voted upon and rejected a shareholder proposal regarding a policy regarding disclosure of recoupment of executive compensation. The votes on this proposal were as follows:
The Company's shareholders voted upon and rejected a shareholder proposal requesting an annual report on lobbying activities. The votes on this proposal were as follows:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: June 10, 2014