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- Stocks
- Consumer Defensive
- NASDAQ: COST

Price (delayed)

$909.1

Market cap

$403.04B

P/E Ratio

56.22

Dividend/share

$20.38

EPS

$16.17

Enterprise value

$401.93B

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 20% YoY and by 6% from the previous quarter

The EPS has increased by 20% YoY and by 6% QoQ

The quick ratio has declined by 22% year-on-year but it rose by 5% since the previous quarter

The equity has decreased by 8% YoY but it has increased by 4.9% QoQ

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 42% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 39.6 and 29% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 43.6

The debt is up by 3.3% year-on-year

What are the main financial stats of COST

Market
Valuations
Earnings

Shares outstanding

443.34M

Market cap

$403.04B

Enterprise value

$401.93B

Price to earnings (P/E)

56.22

Price to book (P/B)

18.52

Price to sales (P/S)

1.59

EV/EBIT

41.16

EV/EBITDA

32.63

EV/Sales

1.58

Revenue

$253.7B

EBIT

$9.77B

EBITDA

$12.32B

Free cash flow

$7.42B

Per share
Balance sheet
Liquidity

EPS

$16.17

Free cash flow per share

$16.71

Book value per share

$49.09

Revenue per share

$571.52

TBVPS

$152.99

Total assets

$67.91B

Total liabilities

$46.14B

Debt

$9.3B

Equity

$21.77B

Working capital

-$2.07B

Debt to equity

0.43

Current ratio

0.94

Quick ratio

0.4

Net debt/EBITDA

-0.09

Margins
Efficiency
Dividend

EBITDA margin

4.9%

Gross margin

12.5%

Net margin

2.8%

Operating margin

3.6%

Return on assets

10.4%

Return on equity

30.6%

Return on invested capital

31.7%

Return on capital employed

30%

Return on sales

3.8%

Dividend yield

2.24%

DPS

$20.38

Payout ratio

126%

How has the Costco Wholesale stock price performed over time

Intraday

2.1%

1 week

3.48%

1 month

1.41%

1 year

62.64%

YTD

37.73%

QTD

2.55%

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

Revenue

$253.7B

Gross profit

$31.71B

Operating income

$9.02B

Net income

$7.17B

Gross margin

12.5%

Net margin

2.8%

The net income has grown by 20% YoY and by 6% from the previous quarter

COST's operating income is up by 15% year-on-year and by 6% since the previous quarter

The net margin is up by 12% year-on-year and by 3.7% since the previous quarter

Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 11% YoY and by 2.8% from the previous quarter

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

What is Costco Wholesale stock price valuation

P/E

56.22

P/B

18.52

P/S

1.59

EV/EBIT

41.16

EV/EBITDA

32.63

EV/Sales

1.58

COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 42% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 39.6 and 29% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 43.6

The EPS has increased by 20% YoY and by 6% QoQ

COST's price to book (P/B) is 73% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 10.7 and 45% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 12.8

The equity has decreased by 8% YoY but it has increased by 4.9% QoQ

The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 59% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 1.0 and 33% more than its last 4 quarters average of 1.2

Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 8% YoY

How efficient is Costco Wholesale business performance

Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has increased by 21% YoY and by 6% QoQ

Costco Wholesale's return on assets has increased by 14% YoY and by 5% QoQ

The return on equity is up by 13% year-on-year and by 8% since the previous quarter

The ROS has increased by 9% YoY and by 2.7% QoQ

What is COST's dividend history

DPS

$20.38

Dividend yield

2.24%

Payout ratio

126%

Recent dividends

Special dividends are included in TTM DPS and yield

How did Costco Wholesale financials performed over time

The total assets is 47% greater than the total liabilities

The quick ratio has declined by 22% year-on-year but it rose by 5% since the previous quarter

The current ratio has declined by 13% year-on-year

The debt is 57% smaller than the equity

COST's debt to equity is up by 13% year-on-year but it is down by 4.4% since the previous quarter

The equity has decreased by 8% YoY but it has increased by 4.9% QoQ

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