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COST

Costco Wholesale NasdaqGS:COST Stock Report

Last Price

US$515.59

Market Cap

US$228.8b

7D

0.9%

1Y

-1.1%

Updated

07 Feb, 2023

Data

Company Financials +

Costco Wholesale Corporation

NasdaqGS:COST Stock Report

Mkt Cap: US$228.8b

COST Stock Overview

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Australia, Spain, France, Iceland, China, and Taiwan.

COST fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

My Notes

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Costco Wholesale Corporation Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Costco Wholesale
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$515.59
52 Week HighUS$612.27
52 Week LowUS$406.51
Beta0.78
1 Month Change6.78%
3 Month Change5.23%
1 Year Change-1.07%
3 Year Change65.96%
5 Year Change179.98%
Change since IPO5,327.26%

Recent News & Updates

A Look At The Fair Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Jan 25
A Look At The Fair Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Recent updates

A Look At The Fair Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Jan 25
A Look At The Fair Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

The Compensation For Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) CEO Looks Deserved And Here's Why

Jan 13
The Compensation For Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) CEO Looks Deserved And Here's Why

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Presents An Opportunity

Dec 26
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Presents An Opportunity

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Is Aiming To Keep Up Its Impressive Returns

Nov 13
Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Is Aiming To Keep Up Its Impressive Returns

Here's Why Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Oct 18
Here's Why Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Costco: Pain Ahead

Oct 08

Costco's Earnings Call First Valuable Business Lesson: A Top-Line Company

Oct 02

What Makes Analysts Optimistic on Costco (NASDAQ:COST) after the Q4 Earnings

Sep 23
What Makes Analysts Optimistic on Costco (NASDAQ:COST) after the Q4 Earnings

Is Costco Stock A Buy Before Earnings? Watch Consensus Numbers And Cost Pass-Through

Sep 19

Here's Why We Think Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Sep 11
Here's Why We Think Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Costco: More Expensive Than Ever - Maybe Its Premium Is Justified

Sep 09

Costco Can Justify The Premium Valuation

Aug 30

Is There An Opportunity With Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) 25% Undervaluation?

Aug 27
Is There An Opportunity With Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) 25% Undervaluation?

Costco: Maybe Pick A Competitor Instead

Aug 19

Why You Should Care About Costco Wholesale's (NASDAQ:COST) Strong Returns On Capital

Aug 03
Why You Should Care About Costco Wholesale's (NASDAQ:COST) Strong Returns On Capital

Costco goes ex-dividend tomorrow

Jul 27

Is Costco Stock A Buy After Strong First Half Sales?

Jul 19

Costco Wholesale June comparable sales up 18%

Jul 08

Costco: Don't Miss The Opportunity To Sell Into The Rally

Jun 28

The Best Stocks to Invest in During a Recession

Jun 24
The Best Stocks to Invest in During a Recession

Is Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) A Risky Investment?

Jun 23
Is Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) A Risky Investment?

Costco: Great Business, But Fairly Valued

Jun 22

I Built A List Of Growing Companies And Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Made The Cut

Jun 11
I Built A List Of Growing Companies And Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Made The Cut

Costco: A Counter-Cyclical SaaS-Like Business Model

Jun 08

The Earnings Beat Shows that Costco (NASDAQ:COST) Has Resilience Under Economic Pressures - There May Still be Opportunity in the Stock

May 30
The Earnings Beat Shows that Costco (NASDAQ:COST) Has Resilience Under Economic Pressures - There May Still be Opportunity in the Stock

Is There An Opportunity With Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) 38% Undervaluation?

May 26
Is There An Opportunity With Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) 38% Undervaluation?

Costco: Don't Catch A Falling Knife

May 22

Home Depot Vs. Costco: Which Is The Better Buy?

May 16

Costco: The Stores Are Always Full, And The Stock Will Soon Reflect It

May 08

Costco Stock Rallies Momentum As Investor Sentiment Starts Peaking

Apr 12

Costco's (NASDAQ:COST) Business is Tailor-Made for 2022

Apr 08
 Costco's (NASDAQ:COST) Business is Tailor-Made for 2022

Costco: A Buy As Analysts Continue To Be Wrong

Apr 01

Unsurprisingly, Costco (NASDAQ: COST) Insiders are Selling Their Shares

Mar 04
Unsurprisingly, Costco (NASDAQ: COST) Insiders are Selling Their Shares

Costco: Best Of Breed, But Too Expensive

Mar 02

Is Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) A Risky Investment?

Feb 26
Is Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) A Risky Investment?

Here's Why I Think Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Is An Interesting Stock

Feb 14
Here's Why I Think Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Is An Interesting Stock

Costco Wins The Title: Most Overvalued Mega-Cap In America

Feb 11

Is There An Opportunity With Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) 31% Undervaluation?

Feb 02
Is There An Opportunity With Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) 31% Undervaluation?

Costco Wholesale: Price Check On This Market-Beating Juggernaut

Jan 28

Costco's Loyal Customers And Great Management May Warrant Elevated Valuations

Jan 18

Costco: Steep Valuation With A Bright Future

Jan 05

Costco: Multiple Expansion Must End Eventually

Dec 17

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) is Thriving in a Challenging Environment for Retailers

Dec 10
Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) is Thriving in a Challenging Environment for Retailers

Here's What Costco Wholesale's (NASDAQ:COST) Strong Returns On Capital Mean

Dec 09
Here's What Costco Wholesale's (NASDAQ:COST) Strong Returns On Capital Mean

Costco Outperforms The Market In A Weaker Economy

Dec 04

Is Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Using Too Much Debt?

Nov 27
Is Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Using Too Much Debt?

With EPS Growth And More, Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Is Interesting

Nov 15
With EPS Growth And More, Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Is Interesting

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Nov 03
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

The Shine And The Shadow For Costco Investors

Oct 14

A Look Behind Costco's (NASDAQ:COST) High Valuation

Sep 28
A Look Behind Costco's (NASDAQ:COST) High Valuation

Costco Is A Great Stock With A Rich Valuation

Sep 24

Costco Stock: Priced For Near Perfection

Sep 08

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Might Become A Compounding Machine

Sep 08
Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Might Become A Compounding Machine

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) is Surprisingly Good at Delivering Returns

Aug 26
Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) is Surprisingly Good at Delivering Returns

Shareholder Returns

COSTUS Consumer RetailingUS Market
7D0.9%-1.0%0.9%
1Y-1.1%-0.8%-10.9%

Return vs Industry: COST matched the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned -0.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: COST exceeded the US Market which returned -10.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is COST's price volatile compared to industry and market?
COST volatility
COST Average Weekly Movement4.1%
Consumer Retailing Industry Average Movement4.9%
Market Average Movement6.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: COST is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: COST's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1976304,000W. Jelinekhttps://www.costco.com

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Australia, Spain, France, Iceland, China, and Taiwan. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company offers sundries, dry groceries, candies, coolers, freezers, liquor, and tobacco and deli products; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, garden and patio products, sporting goods, tires, toys and seasonal products, office supplies, automotive care products, postages, tickets, apparel, small appliances, furniture, domestics, housewares, special order kiosks, and jewelry; and meat, produce, service deli, and bakery products.

Costco Wholesale Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Costco Wholesale's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
COST fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$228.78b
Earnings (TTM)US$5.88b
Revenue (TTM)US$231.03b

38.9x

P/E Ratio

1.0x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
COST income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$231.03b
Cost of RevenueUS$203.20b
Gross ProfitUS$27.83b
Other ExpensesUS$21.95b
EarningsUS$5.88b

Last Reported Earnings

Nov 20, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Mar 02, 2023

Earnings per share (EPS)13.26
Gross Margin12.05%
Net Profit Margin2.55%
Debt/Equity Ratio30.5%

How did COST perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.7%

Current Dividend Yield

26%

Payout Ratio