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Walmart to hire 20,000 supply chain associates during hiring events

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By Tonya Garcia

Walmart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite WMT +0.49% will host hiring events on September 8 and September 9 during which the retail giant plans to add 20,000 supply chain associates. New hires will work across 250 Walmart and Sam's Club distribution centers, fulfillment centers and transportation offices. Average pay will be $20.37 per hour. The company also highlights its medical care benefit cost, which starts at $30.50 per pay period, the $150 bonus for getting the COVID-19 vaccination, education benefits and other perks. Walmart joins Dollar General Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200691429/composite DG 0.00% and Amazon.com Inc. /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN +3.31% , which also announced upcoming hiring events. Walmart stock is up 2.7% for the year to date while the benchmark Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% has gained 15.5.% for the period.

/zigman2/quotes/207374728/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 140.55
+0.68 +0.49%
Volume: 6.79M
Oct. 15, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
39.61
Dividend Yield
1.57%
Market Cap
$390.03 billion
Rev. per Employee
$243,109
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/zigman2/quotes/200691429/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 212.80
0.00 0.00%
Volume: 780,134
Oct. 15, 2021 3:59p
P/E Ratio
20.38
Dividend Yield
0.79%
Market Cap
$49.65 billion
Rev. per Employee
$213,588
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/zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 3,409.02
+109.16 +3.31%
Volume: 5.09M
Oct. 15, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
59.41
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$1671.18 billion
Rev. per Employee
$297,430
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
35,294.76
+382.20 +1.09%
Volume: 326.89M
Oct. 15, 2021 4:15p
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