- Stocks
- Consumer Defensive
- NASDAQ: COST

Price (delayed)

$361.88

Market cap

$160.3B

P/E Ratio

37.04

Dividend/share

$12.75

EPS

$9.77

Enterprise value

$156.91B

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 16% YoY and by 8% from the previous quarter

The EPS has increased by 15% YoY and by 8% QoQ

The quick ratio has declined by 18% since the previous quarter but it rose by 9% year-on-year

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 18% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 31.4 but 2% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 37.8

The equity has decreased by 19% QoQ and by 6% YoY

The debt is up by 10% year-on-year

What are the main financial stats of COST

Market
Valuations
Earnings

Shares outstanding

442.96M

Market cap

$160.3B

Enterprise value

$156.91B

Price to earnings (P/E)

37.04

Price to book (P/B)

10.75

Price to sales (P/S)

0.93

EV/EBIT

26.91

EV/EBITDA

20.3

EV/Sales

0.91

Revenue

$172.93B

EBIT

$5.83B

EBITDA

$7.73B

Free cash flow

$6.42B

Per share
Balance sheet
Liquidity

EPS

$9.77

Free cash flow per share

$14.49

Book value per share

$33.68

Revenue per share

$390.4

TBVPS

$135.94

Total assets

$60.22B

Total liabilities

$44.91B

Debt

$10.2B

Equity

$14.86B

Working capital

-$571M

Debt to equity

0.69

Current ratio

0.98

Quick ratio

0.49

Net debt/EBITDA

-0.44

Margins
Efficiency
Dividend

EBITDA margin

4.5%

Gross margin

13.2%

Net margin

2.5%

Operating margin

3.4%

Return on assets

8%

Return on equity

26%

Return on invested capital

21.4%

Return on capital employed

21.2%

Return on sales

3.4%

Dividend yield

3.52%

DPS

$12.75

Payout ratio

130.5%

How has the Costco Wholesale stock price performed over time

Intraday

-0.12%

1 week

-0.08%

1 month

-0.74%

1 year

16.54%

YTD

-3.95%

QTD

-3.95%

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

Revenue

$172.93B

Gross profit

$22.77B

Operating income

$5.8B

Net income

$4.32B

Gross margin

13.2%

Net margin

2.5%

COST's operating income is up by 20% year-on-year and by 7% since the previous quarter

The net income has grown by 16% YoY and by 8% from the previous quarter

Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 13% YoY and by 4.3% from the previous quarter

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 12% YoY and by 3.7% QoQ

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

What is Costco Wholesale stock price valuation

P/E

37.04

P/B

10.75

P/S

0.93

EV/EBIT

26.91

EV/EBITDA

20.3

EV/Sales

0.91

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 18% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 31.4 but 2% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 37.8

The EPS has increased by 15% YoY and by 8% QoQ

COST's price to book (P/B) is 45% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 7.4 and 18% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 9.1

The equity has decreased by 19% QoQ and by 6% YoY

The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 33% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 0.7 and 3.3% more than its last 4 quarters average of 0.9

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 12% YoY and by 3.7% QoQ

How efficient is Costco Wholesale business performance

The return on equity is up by 10% since the previous quarter and by 3.6% year-on-year

Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has increased by 8% QoQ but it has decreased by 7% YoY

The ROS has increased by 6% YoY and by 3% QoQ

Costco Wholesale's return on assets has increased by 3.9% QoQ

What is COST's dividend history

DPS

$12.75

Dividend yield

3.52%

Payout ratio

130.5%

Recent dividends

How did Costco Wholesale financials performed over time

The total assets is 34% greater than the total liabilities

COST's total liabilities is up by 28% year-on-year and by 22% since the previous quarter

The quick ratio has declined by 18% since the previous quarter but it rose by 9% year-on-year

The debt is 31% smaller than the equity

COST's debt to equity is up by 23% since the previous quarter and by 19% year-on-year

The equity has decreased by 19% QoQ and by 6% YoY

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