COST Costco Wholesale Corporation

Price (delayed)

$375.75

Market cap

$165.79B

P/E Ratio

41.52

Dividend/share

$2.7

EPS

$9.05

Enterprise value

$163.68B

Sector: Consumer Defensive
Industry: Discount Stores
Costco Wholesale Corp. engages in the operation of membership warehouses. Its product categories include food and sundries, hardlines, fresh foods, softlines, and ancillary. It operates through the following segments: Unites States Operations, Canadian Operations, and Other International Operations. The company was founded by James D. Sinegal and Jeffrey H. Brotman in 1983 and is headquartered in Issaquah, WA.

Highlights

The quick ratio rose by 28% year-on-year and by 3.4% since the previous quarter
The equity has increased by 20% YoY and by 9% QoQ
The debt is up by 49% year-on-year but it is down by 13% since the previous quarter
COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 34% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 31.0 and 13% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 36.9

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of COST
Market
Shares outstanding
441.23M
Market cap
$165.79B
Enterprise value
$163.68B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
41.52
Price to book (P/B)
9.07
Price to sales (P/S)
1
EV/EBIT
29.92
EV/EBITDA
22.39
EV/Sales
0.98
Earnings
Revenue
$166.76B
EBIT
$5.47B
EBITDA
$7.31B
Free cash flow
$6.05B
Per share
EPS
$9.05
Free cash flow per share
$13.68
Book value per share
$41.41
Revenue per share
$377.03
TBVPS
$125.61
Balance sheet
Total assets
$55.56B
Total liabilities
$36.85B
Debt
$10.17B
Equity
$18.28B
Working capital
$3.28B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.56
Current ratio
1.13
Quick ratio
0.6
Net debt/EBITDA
-0.29
Margins
EBITDA margin
4.4%
Gross margin
13.1%
Net margin
2.4%
Operating margin
3.3%
Efficiency
Return on assets
7.7%
Return on equity
23.7%
Return on invested capital
19.9%
Return on capital employed
17.8%
Return on sales
3.3%
Dividend
Dividend yield
0.72%
DPS
$2.7
Payout ratio
29.8%

COST stock price

How has the Costco Wholesale stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have Costco Wholesale's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$166.76B
Gross profit
$21.82B
Operating income
$5.44B
Net income
$4B
Gross margin
13.1%
Net margin
2.4%
COST's operating income is up by 15% year-on-year and by 9% since the previous quarter
Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 10% YoY and by 3.8% from the previous quarter
The net income has grown by 9% YoY and by 8% from the previous quarter
Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 9% YoY and by 3.7% QoQ

Growth

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Costco Wholesale stock price valuation
P/E
41.52
P/B
9.07
P/S
1
EV/EBIT
29.92
EV/EBITDA
22.39
EV/Sales
0.98
COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 34% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 31.0 and 13% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 36.9
The EPS has increased by 9% YoY and by 8% QoQ
COST's price to book (P/B) is 28% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 7.1 and 9% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 8.3
The equity has increased by 20% YoY and by 9% QoQ
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 43% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 0.7 and 11% more than its last 4 quarters average of 0.9
Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 9% YoY and by 3.7% QoQ

Efficiency

How efficient is Costco Wholesale business performance
Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has decreased by 15% YoY
The return on equity has declined by 8% year-on-year but it is up by 3% since the previous quarter
Costco Wholesale's return on assets has decreased by 7% YoY but it has increased by 2.7% QoQ
The ROS has increased by 3.1% QoQ and by 3.1% YoY

Dividends

What is COST's dividend history
DPS
$2.7
Dividend yield
0.72%
Payout ratio
29.8%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Costco Wholesale financials performed over time
The total assets is 51% greater than the total liabilities
The quick ratio rose by 28% year-on-year and by 3.4% since the previous quarter
COST's total liabilities is up by 24% year-on-year and by 7% since the previous quarter
The debt is 44% smaller than the equity
The debt is up by 49% year-on-year but it is down by 13% since the previous quarter
COST's debt to equity is up by 24% year-on-year but it is down by 19% since the previous quarter

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