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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

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505.58+2.30 (+0.46%)
As of 10:07AM EST. Market open.
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Valuation measures4

Market cap (intra-day) 218.36B
Enterprise value 215.74B
Trailing P/E 37.20
Forward P/E 34.25
PEG ratio (5-yr expected) 3.50
Price/sales (ttm)0.95
Price/book (mrq)10.17
Enterprise value/revenue 0.93
Enterprise value/EBITDA 21.61

Trading information

Stock price history

Beta (5Y monthly) 0.76
52-week change 3-1.01%
S&P500 52-week change 3-11.63%
52-week high 3612.27
52-week low 3406.51
50-day moving average 3487.34
200-day moving average 3499.97

Share statistics

Avg vol (3-month) 32.21M
Avg vol (10-day) 31.9M
Shares outstanding 5443.73M
Implied shares outstanding 6N/A
Float 8442.42M
% held by insiders 10.22%
% held by institutions 170.26%
Shares short (12 Jan 2023) 43.62M
Short ratio (12 Jan 2023) 41.68
Short % of float (12 Jan 2023) 40.82%
Short % of shares outstanding (12 Jan 2023) 40.82%
Shares short (prior month 14 Dec 2022) 44.21M

Dividends & splits

Forward annual dividend rate 43.6
Forward annual dividend yield 40.72%
Trailing annual dividend rate 33.49
Trailing annual dividend yield 30.69%
5-year average dividend yield 40.82
Payout ratio 426.38%
Dividend date 316 Feb 2023
Ex-dividend date 401 Feb 2023
Last split factor 22:1
Last split date 313 Jan 2000

Financial highlights

Fiscal year

Fiscal year ends 27 Aug 2022
Most-recent quarter (mrq)19 Nov 2022


Profit margin 2.55%
Operating margin (ttm)3.35%

Management effectiveness

Return on assets (ttm)7.43%
Return on equity (ttm)29.32%

Income statement

Revenue (ttm)231.03B
Revenue per share (ttm)520.61
Quarterly revenue growth (yoy)8.10%
Gross profit (ttm)27.57B
Net income avi to common (ttm)5.88B
Diluted EPS (ttm)13.23
Quarterly earnings growth (yoy)3.00%

Balance sheet

Total cash (mrq)11.67B
Total cash per share (mrq)26.31
Total debt (mrq)9.05B
Total debt/equity (mrq)42.12
Current ratio (mrq)1.03
Book value per share (mrq)48.38

Cash flow statement

Operating cash flow (ttm)6.74B
Levered free cash flow (ttm)1.85B