- Stocks
- Consumer Defensive
- NASDAQ: COST

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,

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

What are the main financial stats of COST

Market
Valuations
Earnings

Shares outstanding

443.5M

Market cap

$324.46B

Enterprise value

$324.8B

Price to earnings (P/E)

47.75

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

Revenue

$248.83B

EBIT

$9.25B

EBITDA

$11.77B

Free cash flow

$6.2B

Per share
Balance sheet
Liquidity

EPS

$15.32

Free cash flow per share

$13.97

Book value per share

$46.79

Revenue per share

$560.56

TBVPS

$149.41

Total assets

$66.32B

Total liabilities

$45.56B

Debt

$9.43B

Equity

$20.76B

Working capital

-$2.54B

Debt to equity

0.45

Current ratio

0.93

Quick ratio

0.38

Net debt/EBITDA

0.03

Margins
Efficiency
Dividend

EBITDA margin

4.7%

Gross margin

12.4%

Net margin

2.7%

Operating margin

3.4%

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 yield

0.56%

DPS

$4.08

Payout ratio

26.6%

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%

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

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

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

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

What is COST's dividend history

DPS

$4.08

Dividend yield

0.56%

Payout ratio

26.6%

Recent dividends

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.