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Costco Wholesale NasdaqGS:COST Stock Report

Last Price

US$747.96

Market Cap

US$330.4b

7D

3.4%

1Y

56.3%

Updated

28 Feb, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

Costco Wholesale Corporation

NasdaqGS:COST Stock Report

Market Cap: US$330.4b

COST Stock Overview

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

COST fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

Narratives

Beta

Narratives bring a range of perspectives from our community.

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$747.96
52 Week HighUS$751.88
52 Week LowUS$465.33
Beta0.76
1 Month Change7.77%
3 Month Change26.19%
1 Year Change56.26%
3 Year Change130.91%
5 Year Change241.18%
Change since IPO7,773.26%

Recent News & Updates

Many Would Be Envious Of Costco Wholesale's (NASDAQ:COST) Excellent Returns On Capital

Feb 26
Many Would Be Envious Of Costco Wholesale's (NASDAQ:COST) Excellent Returns On Capital

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

Feb 14
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Presents An Opportunity

Costco: The Retailer May Have Gotten Ahead Of Itself

Feb 09

Recent updates

Many Would Be Envious Of Costco Wholesale's (NASDAQ:COST) Excellent Returns On Capital

Feb 26
Many Would Be Envious Of Costco Wholesale's (NASDAQ:COST) Excellent Returns On Capital

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

Feb 14
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Presents An Opportunity

Costco: The Retailer May Have Gotten Ahead Of Itself

Feb 09

Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) Share Price Not Quite Adding Up

Feb 02
Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) Share Price Not Quite Adding Up

Contrarian View: Why Now Might Not Be The Time For Costco Stock

Jan 26

Costco Q1: A Dividend Stock To Buy And Hold No Matter What (Rating Upgrade)

Jan 12

Does Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Dec 04
Does Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Shareholders Are Optimistic That Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Will Multiply In Value

Nov 20
Shareholders Are Optimistic That Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Will Multiply In Value

Calculating The Fair Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Nov 06
Calculating The Fair Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

With EPS Growth And More, Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Makes An Interesting Case

Oct 25
With EPS Growth And More, Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Makes An Interesting Case

We Think Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Aug 28
We Think Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

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

Aug 02
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Knows How To Allocate Capital

Jul 21
Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Knows How To Allocate Capital

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

Jul 09
Here's Why We Think Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

May 22
Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

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

Apr 27
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Shareholder Returns

COSTUS Consumer RetailingUS Market
7D3.4%2.7%1.8%
1Y56.3%22.4%25.6%

Return vs Industry: COST exceeded the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned 22.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: COST exceeded the US Market which returned 25.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is COST's price volatile compared to industry and market?
COST volatility
COST Average Weekly Movement2.5%
Consumer Retailing Industry Average Movement4.5%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: COST has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: COST's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1976316,000Ron Vachrishttps://www.costco.com

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Japan, the United Kingdom, Korea, Australia, Taiwan, China, Spain, France, Iceland, New Zealand, and Sweden. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. It offers merchandise, such as sundries, dry groceries, candies, coolers, freezers, deli, liquor, and tobacco; 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$330.45b
Earnings (TTM)US$6.52b
Revenue (TTM)US$245.65b

50.9x

P/E Ratio

1.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
COST income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$245.65b
Cost of RevenueUS$214.88b
Gross ProfitUS$30.77b
Other ExpensesUS$24.25b
EarningsUS$6.52b

Last Reported Earnings

Nov 26, 2023

Next Earnings Date

Mar 07, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)14.69
Gross Margin12.53%
Net Profit Margin2.65%
Debt/Equity Ratio26.6%

How did COST perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.5%

Current Dividend Yield

27%

Payout Ratio
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