Wal-Mart Changes Dividend Date As 'Fiscal Cliff' Approaches by Lance Turner Posted 11/19/2012 09:52 am Updated 5 years ago Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville has changed when it will pay its near-40-cent fourth-quarter dividend, moving the date to Dec. 27 from Jan. 2. Why? Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.