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Walmart Changes Fourth Quarter Dividend Payment Date

Monday, November 19, 2012

Walmart Changes Fourth Quarter Dividend Payment Date08:45 EST Monday, November 19, 2012 BENTONVILLE, Ark. (Business Wire) -- The Board of Directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) approved a change in the payment date of the company's regular quarterly shareholder dividend of $0.3975 per share to Dec. 27, 2012. This fourth quarter installment of the company's current annual dividend rate of $1.59 was previously scheduled to be paid on Jan. 2, 2013. The record date associated with this dividend payment remains unchanged at Dec. 7, 2012. The Board of Directors approved on March 1, 2012, an annual dividend of $1.59 per share, which was approximately a 9 percent increase from the $1.46 per share paid during the previous fiscal year. About Walmart Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 200 million customers and members visit our 10,500 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2012 sales of approximately $444 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. Additional information about Walmart and the dividend history can be found by visiting http://www.stock.walmart.com. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.Media Relations Contact:David Tovar, 800-331-0085orInvestor Relations Contact:Carol Schumacher, 479-277-1498