Wal-Mart 8-K 2016
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):
October 6, 2016
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
702 S.W. 8th Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72716-0215
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On October 6, 2016, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), issued the attached press release (the "Press Release") that includes forecasts of certain elements of the Company's financial performance for the fiscal years ending January 31, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Walmart considers the forecasts in the Press Release to be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"), that are intended to enjoy the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provided by the Act. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and other factors.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 - A copy of the Press Release referenced in Item 8.01 of this Form 8-K is included herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
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: October 6, 2016