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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

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425.64-3.76 (-0.87%)
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Valuation measures4

Market cap (intra-day) 217.39B
Enterprise value 214.34B
Trailing P/E 39.52
Forward P/E 34.13
PEG ratio (5-yr expected) 3.19
Price/sales (ttm)1.04
Price/book (mrq)11.20
Enterprise value/revenue 1.02
Enterprise value/EBITDA 22.72

Trading information

Stock price history

Beta (5Y monthly) 0.69
52-week change 311.95%
S&P500 52-week change 3-5.66%
52-week high 3612.27
52-week low 3375.50
50-day moving average 3549.46
200-day moving average 3510.01

Share statistics

Avg vol (3-month) 32.7M
Avg vol (10-day) 33.52M
Shares outstanding 5443.22M
Implied shares outstanding 6N/A
Float 8441.96M
% held by insiders 10.21%
% held by institutions 169.03%
Shares short (28 Apr 2022) 44.53M
Short ratio (28 Apr 2022) 41.82
Short % of float (28 Apr 2022) 41.02%
Short % of shares outstanding (28 Apr 2022) 41.02%
Shares short (prior month 30 Mar 2022) 44.1M

Dividends & splits

Forward annual dividend rate 43.6
Forward annual dividend yield 40.73%
Trailing annual dividend rate 33.16
Trailing annual dividend yield 30.74%
5-year average dividend yield 40.87
Payout ratio 425.46%
Dividend date 312 May 2022
Ex-dividend date 427 Apr 2022
Last split factor 22:1
Last split date 313 Jan 2000

Financial highlights

Fiscal year

Fiscal year ends 28 Aug 2021
Most-recent quarter (mrq)12 Feb 2022


Profit margin 2.62%
Operating margin (ttm)3.84%

Management effectiveness

Return on assets (ttm)8.56%
Return on equity (ttm)30.98%

Income statement

Revenue (ttm)210.22B
Revenue per share (ttm)474.20
Quarterly revenue growth (yoy)15.90%
Gross profit (ttm)25.25B
Net income avi to common (ttm)5.51B
Diluted EPS (ttm)12.41
Quarterly earnings growth (yoy)36.60%

Balance sheet

Total cash (mrq)12.3B
Total cash per share (mrq)27.74
Total debt (mrq)9.25B
Total debt/equity (mrq)46.28
Current ratio (mrq)1.03
Book value per share (mrq)43.81

Cash flow statement

Operating cash flow (ttm)9.93B
Levered free cash flow (ttm)5.45B