COST Costco Wholesale Corp

Price (delayed)

$484.37

Market cap

$214.56B

P/E Ratio

38.02

Dividend/share

$3.27

EPS

$12.74

Enterprise value

$212.4B

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 21% YoY and by 2.8% QoQ
The net income has grown by 19% YoY and by 2.4% from the previous quarter
COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 10% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 34.5 but 8% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 41.5
The quick ratio has declined by 7% since the previous quarter and by 4.4% year-on-year
The gross margin has declined by 4.6% year-on-year and by 2.4% since the previous quarter

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of COST
Market
Shares outstanding
442.96M
Market cap
$214.56B
Enterprise value
$212.4B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
38.02
Price to book (P/B)
10.75
Price to sales (P/S)
0.99
EV/EBIT
27.61
EV/EBITDA
21.47
EV/Sales
0.98
Earnings
Revenue
$217.54B
EBIT
$7.69B
EBITDA
$9.89B
Free cash flow
$4.1B
Per share
EPS
$12.74
Free cash flow per share
$9.24
Book value per share
$45.05
Revenue per share
$490.28
TBVPS
$143.91
Balance sheet
Total assets
$63.85B
Total liabilities
$43.34B
Debt
$9.04B
Equity
$19.97B
Working capital
$1.16B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.45
Current ratio
1.04
Quick ratio
0.43
Net debt/EBITDA
-0.22
Margins
EBITDA margin
4.5%
Gross margin
12.4%
Net margin
2.6%
Operating margin
3.5%
Efficiency
Return on assets
9%
Return on equity
29.9%
Return on invested capital
26.6%
Return on capital employed
24%
Return on sales
3.5%
Dividend
Dividend yield
0.68%
DPS
$3.27
Payout ratio
25.7%

COST stock price

How has the Costco Wholesale stock price performed over time
Intraday
1.97%
1 week
8.44%
1 month
10.66%
1 year
23.54%
YTD
-14.68%
QTD
-15.89%

Financial performance

How have Costco Wholesale's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$217.54B
Gross profit
$26.98B
Operating income
$7.57B
Net income
$5.65B
Gross margin
12.4%
Net margin
2.6%
COST's operating income is up by 19% year-on-year
The net income has grown by 19% YoY and by 2.4% from the previous quarter
Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 17% YoY and by 3.5% QoQ
Costco Wholesale's gross profit has increased by 11% YoY

Growth

What is Costco Wholesale's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Costco Wholesale stock price valuation
P/E
38.02
P/B
10.75
P/S
0.99
EV/EBIT
27.61
EV/EBITDA
21.47
EV/Sales
0.98
The EPS has increased by 19% YoY and by 2.4% QoQ
COST's price to earnings (P/E) is 10% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 34.5 but 8% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 41.5
COST's price to book (P/B) is 21% higher than its 5-year quarterly average of 8.9 but 8% lower than its last 4 quarters average of 11.7
The equity has increased by 21% YoY and by 2.8% QoQ
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 24% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 0.8 but 10% less than its last 4 quarters average of 1.1
Costco Wholesale's revenue has increased by 17% YoY and by 3.5% QoQ

Efficiency

How efficient is Costco Wholesale business performance
Costco Wholesale's return on invested capital has increased by 17% YoY
Costco Wholesale's return on assets has increased by 8% YoY
The ROS has increased by 2.9% YoY but it has decreased by 2.8% QoQ
The return on equity is up by 3.1% year-on-year but it has declined by 2.6% since the previous quarter

Dividends

What is COST's dividend history
DPS
$3.27
Dividend yield
0.68%
Payout ratio
25.7%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Costco Wholesale financials performed over time
The total assets is 47% greater than the total liabilities
The total assets has grown by 11% year-on-year
COST's total liabilities is up by 8% year-on-year
The debt is 55% smaller than the equity
COST's debt to equity is down by 27% year-on-year and by 6% since the previous quarter
The equity has increased by 21% YoY and by 2.8% QoQ

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