Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. reported record earnings and sales for the quarter ended July 31, 2001. Net income for the quarter was $1.622 billion, up from $1.596 billion for the similar prior year quarter. Earnings per share were $0.36 flat with the $0.36 per share reported in the same prior year quarter. Total sales were $52.799 billion, an increase of 14.5 percent over the similar prior year quarter. Excluding the effect of the one-time charge for the reorganization resulting from the purchase of the minority interest in Walmart.com, earnings per share would have been $0.37 for the quarter ended July 31, 2001.