Write a three page research paper analyzing Walmart’s debt policy and weighted average cost of capital. In your paper, be sure to address the following questions:


  • What is Walmart’s philosophy of debt?
  • What are the objectives of Walmart’s debt policy?
  • What capital projects is Walmart financing with debt?
  • What analysis would you perform of Walmart’s debt and why?
  • How does Walmart’s debt affect its weighted average cost of capital?
  • What are some concerns you have regarding Walmart’s debt?


  • Your paper should be at least 3 pages in length.
  • Be sure to include an introductory paragraph at the beginning and a concluding paragraph at the end.
  • Because your paper is required to be more than one page in length, you should use subject headings to label your paper as appropriate.
  • Keep in mind that this is a research paper; and, as such, should be informed by your research articles.
  • Be sure to include APA citations to support your assertions.
  • You will need to include a reference page with this paper