COST Costco Wholesale Corp

Price (delayed)

$490.16

Market cap

$217.35B

P/E Ratio

42.04

Dividend/share

$3.07

EPS

$11.66

Enterprise value

$214.72B

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 24% YoY and by 5% QoQ
The EPS has increased by 19% YoY and by 3.2% QoQ
COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 25% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 33.6 and 7% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 39.4
The quick ratio has declined by 6% year-on-year and by 2.1% since the previous quarter

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of COST
Market
Shares outstanding
443.43M
Market cap
$217.35B
Enterprise value
$214.72B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
42.04
Price to book (P/B)
11.73
Price to sales (P/S)
1.07
EV/EBIT
30.46
EV/EBITDA
23.46
EV/Sales
1.06
Earnings
Revenue
$203.08B
EBIT
$7.05B
EBITDA
$9.15B
Free cash flow
$5.82B
Per share
EPS
$11.66
Free cash flow per share
$13.12
Book value per share
$41.79
Revenue per share
$458.04
TBVPS
$144.68
Balance sheet
Total assets
$64.15B
Total liabilities
$45.15B
Debt
$10.12B
Equity
$18.46B
Working capital
$508M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.55
Current ratio
1.02
Quick ratio
0.46
Net debt/EBITDA
-0.29
Margins
EBITDA margin
4.5%
Gross margin
12.8%
Net margin
2.5%
Operating margin
3.4%
Efficiency
Return on assets
8.8%
Return on equity
30.3%
Return on invested capital
24.3%
Return on capital employed
22.9%
Return on sales
3.5%
Dividend
Dividend yield
0.63%
DPS
$3.07
Payout ratio
26.3%

COST stock price

How has the Costco Wholesale stock price performed over time
Intraday
0.43%
1 week
-6.78%
1 month
-10.49%
1 year
38.28%
YTD
-13.66%
QTD
-13.66%

Financial performance

How have Costco Wholesale's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$203.08B
Gross profit
$25.91B
Operating income
$6.97B
Net income
$5.17B
Gross margin
12.8%
Net margin
2.5%
COST's operating income is up by 20% year-on-year and by 3.9% since the previous quarter
The net income has grown by 19% YoY and by 3.2% from the previous quarter
Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 17% YoY and by 3.7% QoQ
Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 14% YoY and by 2.6% from the previous quarter

Growth

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Costco Wholesale stock price valuation
P/E
42.04
P/B
11.73
P/S
1.07
EV/EBIT
30.46
EV/EBITDA
23.46
EV/Sales
1.06
COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 25% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 33.6 and 7% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 39.4
The EPS has increased by 19% YoY and by 3.2% QoQ
COST's price to book (P/B) is 40% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 8.4 and 6% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 11.1
The equity has increased by 24% YoY and by 5% QoQ
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 34% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 0.8 and 7% more than its last 4 quarters average of 1.0
Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 17% YoY and by 3.7% QoQ

Efficiency

How efficient is Costco Wholesale business performance
The return on equity is up by 17% year-on-year but it has declined by 2.3% since the previous quarter
Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has increased by 14% YoY
Costco Wholesale's return on assets has increased by 10% YoY and by 2.3% QoQ
The ROS has increased by 2.9% YoY

Dividends

What is COST's dividend history
DPS
$3.07
Dividend yield
0.63%
Payout ratio
26.3%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Costco Wholesale financials performed over time
The total assets is 42% greater than the total liabilities
COST's total liabilities is up by 10% since the previous quarter
The total assets has grown by 8% since the previous quarter and by 7% year-on-year
The debt is 45% smaller than the equity
The equity has increased by 24% YoY and by 5% QoQ
COST's debt to equity is down by 20% year-on-year and by 5% since the previous quarter

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