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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

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596.25+3.51 (+0.59%)
At close: 04:00PM EST
596.31 +0.06 (+0.01%)
After hours: 07:59PM EST
Currency in USD

Valuation measures4

Market cap (intra-day) 263.97B
Enterprise value 257.62B
Trailing P/E 42.11
Forward P/E 38.46
PEG ratio (5-yr expected) 4.46
Price/sales (ttm)1.09
Price/book (mrq)10.53
Enterprise value/revenue 1.06
Enterprise value/EBITDA 24.02

Trading information

Stock price history

Beta (5Y monthly) 0.78
52-week change 321.30%
S&P500 52-week change 314.23%
52-week high 3599.94
52-week low 3447.90
50-day moving average 3568.51
200-day moving average 3531.46

Share statistics

Avg vol (3-month) 31.73M
Avg vol (10-day) 31.52M
Shares outstanding 5442.74M
Implied shares outstanding 6442.74M
Float 8441.64M
% held by insiders 10.20%
% held by institutions 170.55%
Shares short (14 Nov 2023) 45.31M
Short ratio (14 Nov 2023) 43.08
Short % of float (14 Nov 2023) 41.20%
Short % of shares outstanding (14 Nov 2023) 41.20%
Shares short (prior month 12 Oct 2023) 44.7M

Dividends & splits

Forward annual dividend rate 44.08
Forward annual dividend yield 40.68%
Trailing annual dividend rate 33.84
Trailing annual dividend yield 30.65%
5-year average dividend yield 40.76
Payout ratio 427.12%
Dividend date 316 Nov 2023
Ex-dividend date 401 Nov 2023
Last split factor 22:1
Last split date 313 Jan 2000

Financial highlights

Fiscal year

Fiscal year ends 02 Sept 2023
Most-recent quarter (mrq)02 Sept 2023


Profit margin 2.60%
Operating margin (ttm)3.52%

Management effectiveness

Return on assets (ttm)7.98%
Return on equity (ttm)27.53%

Income statement

Revenue (ttm)242.29B
Revenue per share (ttm)545.88
Quarterly revenue growth (yoy)9.50%
Gross profit (ttm)30.09B
Net income avi to common (ttm)6.29B
Diluted EPS (ttm)14.13
Quarterly earnings growth (yoy)15.60%

Balance sheet

Total cash (mrq)15.23B
Total cash per share (mrq)34.41
Total debt (mrq)10.54B
Total debt/equity (mrq)42.05%
Current ratio (mrq)1.07
Book value per share (mrq)56.59

Cash flow statement

Operating cash flow (ttm)11.07B
Levered free cash flow (ttm)5.46B