COST Costco Wholesale Corp

Price (delayed)

$731.59

Market cap

$324.46B

P/E Ratio

47.75

Dividend/share

$4.08

EPS

$15.32

Enterprise value

$324.8B

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, ...

Highlights
The net income has grown by 12% YoY and by 4.3% from the previous quarter
The EPS has increased by 12% YoY and by 4.3% QoQ
The quick ratio has declined by 31% since the previous quarter and by 24% year-on-year
COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 24% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 38.5 and 17% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 40.7

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of COST
Market
Shares outstanding
443.5M
Market cap
$324.46B
Enterprise value
$324.8B
Valuations
Price to book (P/B)
15.64
Price to sales (P/S)
1.31
EV/EBIT
35.12
EV/EBITDA
27.6
EV/Sales
1.31
Earnings
Revenue
$248.83B
EBIT
$9.25B
EBITDA
$11.77B
Free cash flow
$6.2B
Per share
EPS
$15.32
Free cash flow per share
$13.97
Book value per share
$46.79
Revenue per share
$560.56
TBVPS
$149.41
Balance sheet
Total assets
$66.32B
Total liabilities
$45.56B
Debt
$9.43B
Equity
$20.76B
Working capital
-$2.54B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.45
Current ratio
0.93
Quick ratio
0.38
Net debt/EBITDA
0.03
Margins
EBITDA margin
4.7%
Gross margin
12.4%
Net margin
2.7%
Operating margin
3.4%
Efficiency
Return on assets
9.9%
Return on equity
28.4%
Return on invested capital
30%
Return on capital employed
29.2%
Return on sales
3.7%
Dividend
Dividend yield
0.56%
DPS
$4.08
Payout ratio
26.6%

COST stock price

How has the Costco Wholesale stock price performed over time
Intraday
-0.1%
1 week
2.5%
1 month
-0.72%
1 year
49.5%
YTD
10.83%
QTD
-0.14%

Financial performance

How have Costco Wholesale's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$248.83B
Gross profit
$30.84B
Operating income
$8.51B
Net income
$6.79B
Gross margin
12.4%
Net margin
2.7%
The net income has grown by 12% YoY and by 4.3% from the previous quarter
Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 9% YoY
COST's operating income is up by 7% year-on-year
Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 6% YoY

Growth

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Costco Wholesale stock price valuation
P/E
47.75
P/B
15.64
P/S
1.31
EV/EBIT
35.12
EV/EBITDA
27.6
EV/Sales
1.31
COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 24% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 38.5 and 17% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 40.7
The EPS has increased by 12% YoY and by 4.3% QoQ
COST's price to book (P/B) is 53% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 10.2 and 41% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 11.1
The equity has decreased by 21% QoQ and by 9% YoY
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 31% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 1.0 and 19% more than its last 4 quarters average of 1.1
Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 6% YoY

Efficiency

How efficient is Costco Wholesale business performance
Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has increased by 12% YoY
Costco Wholesale's return on assets has increased by 6% YoY and by 5% QoQ
The return on equity is up by 6% since the previous quarter
The ROS has increased by 6% YoY

Dividends

What is COST's dividend history
DPS
$4.08
Dividend yield
0.56%
Payout ratio
26.6%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Costco Wholesale financials performed over time
The total assets is 46% greater than the total liabilities
The quick ratio has declined by 31% since the previous quarter and by 24% year-on-year
The current ratio has declined by 15% since the previous quarter and by 12% year-on-year
The debt is 55% smaller than the equity
COST's debt to equity is up by 25% since the previous quarter and by 13% year-on-year
The equity has decreased by 21% QoQ and by 9% YoY

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