- Stocks
- Consumer Defensive
- NASDAQ: COST

Price (delayed)

$486.13

Market cap

$215.34B

P/E Ratio

38.16

Dividend/share

$3.38

EPS

$12.74

Enterprise value

$213.18B

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 21% YoY and by 2.8% QoQ

The net income has grown by 19% YoY and by 2.4% from the previous quarter

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 9% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 34.9 but 8% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 41.5

The quick ratio has declined by 7% since the previous quarter and by 4.4% year-on-year

The gross margin has declined by 4.6% year-on-year and by 2.4% since the previous quarter

What are the main financial stats of COST

Market
Valuations
Earnings

Shares outstanding

442.96M

Market cap

$215.34B

Enterprise value

$213.18B

Price to earnings (P/E)

38.16

Price to book (P/B)

10.79

Price to sales (P/S)

0.99

EV/EBIT

27.71

EV/EBITDA

21.55

EV/Sales

0.98

Revenue

$217.54B

EBIT

$7.69B

EBITDA

$9.89B

Free cash flow

$4.1B

Per share
Balance sheet
Liquidity

EPS

$12.74

Free cash flow per share

$9.24

Book value per share

$45.05

Revenue per share

$490.28

TBVPS

$143.91

Total assets

$63.85B

Total liabilities

$43.34B

Debt

$9.04B

Equity

$19.97B

Working capital

$1.16B

Debt to equity

0.45

Current ratio

1.04

Quick ratio

0.43

Net debt/EBITDA

-0.22

Margins
Efficiency
Dividend

EBITDA margin

4.5%

Gross margin

12.4%

Net margin

2.6%

Operating margin

3.5%

Return on assets

9%

Return on equity

29.9%

Return on invested capital

26.6%

Return on capital employed

24%

Return on sales

3.5%

Dividend yield

0.7%

DPS

$3.38

Payout ratio

26.5%

How has the Costco Wholesale stock price performed over time

Intraday

1.76%

1 week

1.64%

1 month

-6.35%

1 year

10.45%

YTD

-14.37%

QTD

2.93%

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

Revenue

$217.54B

Gross profit

$26.98B

Operating income

$7.57B

Net income

$5.65B

Gross margin

12.4%

Net margin

2.6%

The net income has grown by 19% YoY and by 2.4% from the previous quarter

COST's operating income is up by 19% year-on-year

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 17% YoY and by 3.5% QoQ

Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 11% YoY

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

What is Costco Wholesale stock price valuation

P/E

38.16

P/B

10.79

P/S

0.99

EV/EBIT

27.71

EV/EBITDA

21.55

EV/Sales

0.98

The EPS has increased by 19% YoY and by 2.4% QoQ

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 9% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 34.9 but 8% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 41.5

The equity has increased by 21% YoY and by 2.8% QoQ

COST's price to book (P/B) is 20% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 9.0 but 8% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 11.7

The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 24% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 0.8 but 10% less than its last 4 quarters average of 1.1

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 17% YoY and by 3.5% QoQ

How efficient is Costco Wholesale business performance

Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has increased by 17% YoY

Costco Wholesale's return on assets has increased by 8% YoY

The ROS has increased by 2.9% YoY but it has decreased by 2.8% QoQ

The return on equity is up by 3.1% year-on-year but it has declined by 2.6% since the previous quarter

What is COST's dividend history

DPS

$3.38

Dividend yield

0.7%

Payout ratio

26.5%

Recent dividends

How did Costco Wholesale financials performed over time

The total assets is 47% greater than the total liabilities

The total assets has grown by 11% year-on-year

COST's total liabilities is up by 8% year-on-year

The debt is 55% smaller than the equity

COST's debt to equity is down by 27% year-on-year and by 6% since the previous quarter

The equity has increased by 21% YoY and by 2.8% QoQ

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