Wal-Mart Changes Dividend Date As 'Fiscal Cliff' Approaches by Lance Turner Posted 11/19/2012 09:52 am Updated 2 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 stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.