- Stocks
- Consumer Defensive
- NASDAQ: COST

Price (delayed)

$503.29

Market cap

$223.32B

P/E Ratio

37.96

Dividend/share

$3.49

EPS

$13.26

Enterprise value

$221.51B

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 16% YoY and by 4% QoQ

The EPS has increased by 14% YoY

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 6% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 35.8 but 5% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 40.1

The quick ratio has declined by 9% year-on-year

The gross margin has declined by 6% year-on-year

What are the main financial stats of COST

Market
Valuations
Earnings

Shares outstanding

443.73M

Market cap

$223.32B

Enterprise value

$221.51B

Price to earnings (P/E)

37.96

Price to book (P/B)

10.37

Price to sales (P/S)

0.97

EV/EBIT

27.63

EV/EBITDA

21.41

EV/Sales

0.96

Revenue

$231.03B

EBIT

$8.02B

EBITDA

$10.35B

Free cash flow

$2.85B

Per share
Balance sheet
Liquidity

EPS

$13.26

Free cash flow per share

$6.42

Book value per share

$48.51

Revenue per share

$520.52

TBVPS

$148.76

Total assets

$66.03B

Total liabilities

$44.55B

Debt

$9.05B

Equity

$21.47B

Working capital

$1.08B

Debt to equity

0.42

Current ratio

1.03

Quick ratio

0.42

Net debt/EBITDA

-0.17

Margins
Efficiency
Dividend

EBITDA margin

4.5%

Gross margin

12%

Net margin

2.5%

Operating margin

3.4%

Return on assets

9.2%

Return on equity

28.9%

Return on invested capital

26.5%

Return on capital employed

24.3%

Return on sales

3.5%

Dividend yield

0.69%

DPS

$3.49

Payout ratio

26.3%

How has the Costco Wholesale stock price performed over time

Intraday

1%

1 week

4.83%

1 month

9.77%

1 year

4.3%

YTD

10.25%

QTD

10.25%

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

Revenue

$231.03B

Gross profit

$27.83B

Operating income

$7.85B

Net income

$5.88B

Gross margin

12%

Net margin

2.5%

The net income has grown by 14% YoY

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 14% YoY

COST's operating income is up by 13% year-on-year

Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 7% YoY

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

What is Costco Wholesale stock price valuation

P/E

37.96

P/B

10.37

P/S

0.97

EV/EBIT

27.63

EV/EBITDA

21.41

EV/Sales

0.96

The EPS has increased by 14% YoY

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 6% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 35.8 but 5% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 40.1

The equity has increased by 16% YoY and by 4% QoQ

COST's price to book (P/B) is 12% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 9.3 but 8% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 11.3

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 14% YoY

The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 8% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 0.9 but 3% less than its last 4 quarters average of 1.0

How efficient is Costco Wholesale business performance

Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has increased by 9% YoY

The return on equity has declined by 4.6% year-on-year and by 3% since the previous quarter

Costco Wholesale's return on assets has increased by 4.5% YoY

What is COST's dividend history

DPS

$3.49

Dividend yield

0.69%

Payout ratio

26.3%

Recent dividends

How did Costco Wholesale financials performed over time

The total assets is 48% greater than the total liabilities

The quick ratio has declined by 9% year-on-year

The total assets has grown by 2.9% year-on-year and by 2.9% since the previous quarter

The debt is 58% smaller than the equity

COST's debt to equity is down by 24% year-on-year and by 4.5% since the previous quarter

The equity has increased by 16% YoY and by 4% QoQ

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