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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

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847.42+9.29 (+1.11%)
At close: 04:00PM EDT
847.14 -0.28 (-0.03%)
After hours: 07:59PM EDT
Currency in USD

Valuation measures4

Market cap (intra-day) 371.57B
Enterprise value 369.37B
Trailing P/E 51.96
Forward P/E 47.62
PEG ratio (5-yr expected) 5.22
Price/sales (ttm)1.47
Price/book (mrq)17.07
Enterprise value/revenue 1.46
Enterprise value/EBITDA 30.82

Trading information

Stock price history

Beta (5Y monthly) 0.77
52-week change 349.94%
S&P500 52-week change 321.83%
52-week high 3896.67
52-week low 3530.56
50-day moving average 3834.61
200-day moving average 3708.88

Share statistics

Avg vol (3-month) 31.88M
Avg vol (10-day) 32.42M
Shares outstanding 5443.34M
Implied shares outstanding 6443.34M
Float 8442.1M
% held by insiders 10.19%
% held by institutions 171.96%
Shares short (28 June 2024) 47.15M
Short ratio (28 June 2024) 43.62
Short % of float (28 June 2024) 41.62%
Short % of shares outstanding (28 June 2024) 41.61%
Shares short (prior month 31 May 2024) 46.36M

Dividends & splits

Forward annual dividend rate 44.64
Forward annual dividend yield 40.55%
Trailing annual dividend rate 34.22
Trailing annual dividend yield 30.50%
5-year average dividend yield 40.71
Payout ratio 426.16%
Dividend date 309 Aug 2024
Ex-dividend date 426 July 2024
Last split factor 22:1
Last split date 314 Jan 2000

Financial highlights

Fiscal year

Fiscal year ends 03 Sept 2023
Most-recent quarter (mrq)12 May 2024


Profit margin 2.83%
Operating margin (ttm)3.76%

Management effectiveness

Return on assets (ttm)8.38%
Return on equity (ttm)31.64%

Income statement

Revenue (ttm)253.7B
Revenue per share (ttm)571.55
Quarterly revenue growth (yoy)9.10%
Gross profit (ttm)N/A
Net income avi to common (ttm)7.17B
Diluted EPS (ttm)16.10
Quarterly earnings growth (yoy)29.10%

Balance sheet

Total cash (mrq)11.5B
Total cash per share (mrq)25.94
Total debt (mrq)9.3B
Total debt/equity (mrq)42.70%
Current ratio (mrq)0.94
Book value per share (mrq)49.10

Cash flow statement

Operating cash flow (ttm)12.11B
Levered free cash flow (ttm)5.25B