COST Costco Wholesale Corp

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, ...

Highlights
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

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of COST
Market
Shares outstanding
443.73M
Market cap
$223.32B
Enterprise value
$221.51B
Valuations
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
Earnings
Revenue
$231.03B
EBIT
$8.02B
EBITDA
$10.35B
Free cash flow
$2.85B
Per share
EPS
$13.26
Free cash flow per share
$6.42
Book value per share
$48.51
Revenue per share
$520.52
TBVPS
$148.76
Balance sheet
Total assets
$66.03B
Total liabilities
$44.55B
Debt
$9.05B
Equity
$21.47B
Working capital
$1.08B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.42
Current ratio
1.03
Quick ratio
0.42
Net debt/EBITDA
-0.17
Margins
EBITDA margin
4.5%
Gross margin
12%
Net margin
2.5%
Operating margin
3.4%
Efficiency
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
Dividend yield
0.69%
DPS
$3.49
Payout ratio
26.3%

COST stock price

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%

Financial performance

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

Growth

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

Valuation

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

Efficiency

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

Dividends

What is COST's dividend history
DPS
$3.49
Dividend yield
0.69%
Payout ratio
26.3%
Recent dividends

Financial health

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.