- Stocks
- Consumer Defensive
- NASDAQ: COST

Price (delayed)

$490.16

Market cap

$217.35B

P/E Ratio

42.04

Dividend/share

$3.07

EPS

$11.66

Enterprise value

$214.72B

Costco Wholesale Corporation is an American multinational corporation which operates a chain of membership-only warehouse clubs. As of 2015, Costco was the second largest retailer in the world after Walmart,

The equity has increased by 24% YoY and by 5% QoQ

The EPS has increased by 19% YoY and by 3.2% QoQ

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 25% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 33.6 and 7% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 39.4

The quick ratio has declined by 6% year-on-year and by 2.1% since the previous quarter

What are the main financial stats of COST

Market
Valuations
Earnings

Shares outstanding

443.43M

Market cap

$217.35B

Enterprise value

$214.72B

Price to earnings (P/E)

42.04

Price to book (P/B)

11.73

Price to sales (P/S)

1.07

EV/EBIT

30.46

EV/EBITDA

23.46

EV/Sales

1.06

Revenue

$203.08B

EBIT

$7.05B

EBITDA

$9.15B

Free cash flow

$5.82B

Per share
Balance sheet
Liquidity

EPS

$11.66

Free cash flow per share

$13.12

Book value per share

$41.79

Revenue per share

$458.04

TBVPS

$144.68

Total assets

$64.15B

Total liabilities

$45.15B

Debt

$10.12B

Equity

$18.46B

Working capital

$508M

Debt to equity

0.55

Current ratio

1.02

Quick ratio

0.46

Net debt/EBITDA

-0.29

Margins
Efficiency
Dividend

EBITDA margin

4.5%

Gross margin

12.8%

Net margin

2.5%

Operating margin

3.4%

Return on assets

8.8%

Return on equity

30.3%

Return on invested capital

24.3%

Return on capital employed

22.9%

Return on sales

3.5%

Dividend yield

0.63%

DPS

$3.07

Payout ratio

26.3%

How has the Costco Wholesale stock price performed over time

Intraday

0.43%

1 week

-6.78%

1 month

-10.49%

1 year

38.28%

YTD

-13.66%

QTD

-13.66%

How have Costco Wholesale's revenue and profit performed over time

Revenue

$203.08B

Gross profit

$25.91B

Operating income

$6.97B

Net income

$5.17B

Gross margin

12.8%

Net margin

2.5%

COST's operating income is up by 20% year-on-year and by 3.9% since the previous quarter

The net income has grown by 19% YoY and by 3.2% from the previous quarter

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 17% YoY and by 3.7% QoQ

Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 14% YoY and by 2.6% from the previous quarter

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

What is Costco Wholesale stock price valuation

P/E

42.04

P/B

11.73

P/S

1.07

EV/EBIT

30.46

EV/EBITDA

23.46

EV/Sales

1.06

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 25% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 33.6 and 7% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 39.4

The EPS has increased by 19% YoY and by 3.2% QoQ

COST's price to book (P/B) is 40% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 8.4 and 6% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 11.1

The equity has increased by 24% YoY and by 5% QoQ

The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 34% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 0.8 and 7% more than its last 4 quarters average of 1.0

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 17% YoY and by 3.7% QoQ

How efficient is Costco Wholesale business performance

The return on equity is up by 17% year-on-year but it has declined by 2.3% since the previous quarter

Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has increased by 14% YoY

Costco Wholesale's return on assets has increased by 10% YoY and by 2.3% QoQ

The ROS has increased by 2.9% YoY

What is COST's dividend history

DPS

$3.07

Dividend yield

0.63%

Payout ratio

26.3%

Recent dividends

How did Costco Wholesale financials performed over time

The total assets is 42% greater than the total liabilities

COST's total liabilities is up by 10% since the previous quarter

The total assets has grown by 8% since the previous quarter and by 7% year-on-year

The debt is 45% smaller than the equity

The equity has increased by 24% YoY and by 5% QoQ

COST's debt to equity is down by 20% year-on-year and by 5% since the previous quarter

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.