COST Costco Wholesale Corp

Price (delayed)

$459.51

Market cap

$203.14B

P/E Ratio

43.07

Dividend/share

$2.98

EPS

$10.67

Enterprise value

$203.14B

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 EPS has increased by 27% YoY and by 9% QoQ
The net income has grown by 27% YoY and by 9% from the previous quarter
The quick ratio has declined by 22% year-on-year but it rose by 7% since the previous quarter
COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 33% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 32.3 and 15% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 37.4

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of COST
Market
Shares outstanding
442.07M
Market cap
$203.14B
Enterprise value
$203.14B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
43.07
Price to book (P/B)
12.34
Price to sales (P/S)
1.09
EV/EBIT
31.91
EV/EBITDA
24.3
EV/Sales
1.09
Earnings
Revenue
$186.64B
EBIT
$6.37B
EBITDA
$8.36B
Free cash flow
$6.91B
Per share
EPS
$10.67
Free cash flow per share
$15.61
Book value per share
$37.24
Revenue per share
$421.26
TBVPS
$129.27
Balance sheet
Total assets
$57.27B
Total liabilities
$40.3B
Debt
$10.23B
Equity
$16.48B
Working capital
-$66M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.62
Current ratio
1
Quick ratio
0.45
Net debt/EBITDA
0
Margins
EBITDA margin
4.5%
Gross margin
13%
Net margin
2.5%
Operating margin
3.4%
Efficiency
Return on assets
8.3%
Return on equity
29%
Return on invested capital
22.7%
Return on capital employed
21.7%
Return on sales
3.4%
Dividend
Dividend yield
0.65%
DPS
$2.98
Payout ratio
27.9%

COST stock price

How has the Costco Wholesale stock price performed over time
Intraday
-0.82%
1 week
-1.21%
1 month
1.59%
1 year
35.6%
YTD
21.96%
QTD
16.13%

Financial performance

How have Costco Wholesale's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$186.64B
Gross profit
$24.29B
Operating income
$6.36B
Net income
$4.73B
Gross margin
13%
Net margin
2.5%
COST's operating income is up by 28% year-on-year and by 8% since the previous quarter
The net income has grown by 27% YoY and by 9% from the previous quarter
Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 16% YoY and by 4.5% QoQ
Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 15% YoY and by 3.6% from the previous quarter

Growth

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Costco Wholesale stock price valuation
P/E
43.07
P/B
12.34
P/S
1.09
EV/EBIT
31.91
EV/EBITDA
24.3
EV/Sales
1.09
COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 33% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 32.3 and 15% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 37.4
The EPS has increased by 27% YoY and by 9% QoQ
COST's price to book (P/B) is 56% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 7.9 and 23% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 10.0
The equity has increased by 5% QoQ
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 56% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 0.7 and 21% more than its last 4 quarters average of 0.9
Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 16% YoY and by 4.5% QoQ

Efficiency

How efficient is Costco Wholesale business performance
The return on equity is up by 26% year-on-year and by 9% since the previous quarter
Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has increased by 14% YoY and by 9% QoQ
Costco Wholesale's return on assets has increased by 11% YoY and by 6% QoQ
The ROS has increased by 6% YoY and by 3% QoQ

Dividends

What is COST's dividend history
DPS
$2.98
Dividend yield
0.65%
Payout ratio
27.9%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Costco Wholesale financials performed over time
The total assets is 42% greater than the total liabilities
The quick ratio has declined by 22% year-on-year but it rose by 7% since the previous quarter
COST's total liabilities is up by 17% year-on-year and by 3.9% since the previous quarter
The debt is 38% smaller than the equity
The debt is down by 12% year-on-year
COST's debt to equity is down by 10% year-on-year and by 6% since the previous quarter

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