Walmart on Friday said that its fourth quarter profits would likely be lower than anticipated, citing store closures and tax contingencies in international markets, as well as slower-than-expected sales at U.S. stores. CONNECT WITH SN ON TWITTER Follow @SN_News for updates throughout the day. The Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer will release earnings for the quarter ended Friday on Feb. 20. At that time Walmart is likely to report earnings per share slightly below the $1.60-$1.70 ...

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