Price (delayed)

$316.07

Market cap

$137.53B

P/E Ratio

37.08

Dividend/share

$2.65

EPS

$8.4

Enterprise value

$138.33B

Sector: Consumer Defensive

Industry: Discount Stores

Website: http://www.costco.com

The quick ratio rose by 35% year-on-year and by 23% since the previous quarter

The equity has increased by 16% YoY

The debt has soared by 79% year-on-year and by 45% since the previous quarter

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 22% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 30.3 and 2.7% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 36.1

Shares outstanding

441.52M

Market cap

$137.53B

Enterprise value

$138.33B

EBIT

$5.09B

EBITDA

$6.82B

Price to earnings (P/E)

37.08

Price to book (P/B)

8.19

Price to sales (P/S)

0.86

EV/EBIT

27.18

EV/EBITDA

20.29

Net debt/EBITDA

0.12

EV/Sales

0.86

EBITDA margin

4.2%

Gross margin

13.1%

Net margin

2.3%

Operating margin

3.1%

Return on assets

7.5%

Return on equity

23%

Return on invested capital

19.9%

Return on capital employed

17.6%

Return on sales

3.2%

Debt to equity

0.69

Free cash flow

$3.95B

Free cash flow per share

$8.92

Book value per share

$38.05

Revenue per share

$363.71

TBVPS

$116.96

Current ratio

1.11

Quick ratio

0.58

Working capital

$2.48B

Dividend yield

0.85%

DPS

$2.65

Payout ratio

31.5%

Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 9% YoY and by 2.5% from the previous quarter

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 8% YoY

COST's operating income is up by 5% year-on-year

The net margin is down by 4.2% since the previous quarter and by 4.2% year-on-year

Price to earnings (P/E)
Price to book (P/B)
Price to sales (P/S)

Current price to earnings (P/E):

37.08

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 22% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 30.3 and 2.7% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 36.1

The EPS has increased by 2.3% YoY

Current price to book (P/B):

8.19

COST's price to book (P/B) is 17% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 7.0

The equity has increased by 16% YoY

Current price to sales (P/S):

0.86

The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 23% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 0.7 but 4.4% less than its last 4 quarters average of 0.9

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 8% YoY

Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has decreased by 14% YoY and by 9% QoQ

The return on equity has declined by 14% year-on-year and by 5% since the previous quarter

Costco Wholesale's return on assets has decreased by 11% YoY and by 6% QoQ

DPS

$2.65

Dividend yield

0.85%

Payout ratio

31.5%

Assets vs liabilities

The total assets is 50% greater than the total liabilities

The quick ratio rose by 35% year-on-year and by 23% since the previous quarter

COST's total liabilities is up by 19% year-on-year and by 9% since the previous quarter

Debt vs equity

The debt is 31% smaller than the equity

The debt has soared by 79% year-on-year and by 45% since the previous quarter

COST's debt to equity has soared by 53% year-on-year and by 44% since the previous quarter

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