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Costco Wholesale (COST)

(Delayed Data from NSDQ)

$540.67 USD

540.67
1,710,824

-2.61 (-0.48%)

Updated Aug 5, 2022 04:00 PM ET

Zacks Rank:

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy24.75%
2Buy18.15%
3Hold9.70%
4Sell5.35%
5Strong Sell2.45%
S&P50010.91%

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2-Buy of 5   2      

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Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

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C Value A Growth B Momentum B VGM

Industry Rank:

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Bottom 38% (156 out of 252)

Industry: Retail - Discount Stores

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Company Summary

Based in Issaquah, Washington, Costco Wholesale Corporation sells high volumes of foods and general merchandise (including household products and appliances) at discounted prices through membership warehouses. It is one of the largest warehouse club operators in the United States. The company also operates e-commerce sites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Korea, Taiwan, Japan and Australia.

The company’s warehouses offer an array of low-priced nationally branded and select private labeled products in a wide range of merchandise categories. Costco offers three types of memberships to its customers: Business, Gold ...

General Information

Costco Wholesale Corporation

999 LAKE DRIVE

ISSAQUAH, WA 98027

Phone: 425-313-8100

Fax: 425-313-6593

Web: http://www.costco.com

Email: investor@costco.com

Industry Retail - Discount Stores
Sector Retail-Wholesale
Fiscal Year End August
Last Reported Quarter 5/31/2022
Earnings Date

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9/22/2022

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 4.08
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 13.08
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 9.20
Earnings Date

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9/22/2022

Price and Volume Information

Zacks Rank Premium
Yesterday's Close 543.28
52 Week High 612.27
52 Week Low 406.51
Beta 0.69
20 Day Moving Average 2,223,835.25
Target Price Consensus 577.64

COST

% Price Change
4 Week 7.80
12 Week 8.73
YTD -4.76
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 1.41
12 Week 5.55
YTD 9.51
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 442.96
Market Capitalization (millions) 239,496.77
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 1/14/2000
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 0.67%
Annual Dividend $3.60
Payout Ratio 0.28
Change in Payout Ratio -0.03
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 7/28/2022 / $0.90

Fundamental Ratios

P/E
P/E (F1) 41.34
Trailing 12 Months 41.72
PEG Ratio 4.50
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 15.27%
vs. Previous Quarter 8.56%
   
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 16.16%
vs. Previous Quarter 1.33%
   
Price Ratios
Price/Book 11.68
Price/Cash Flow 35.63
Price / Sales 1.10
ROE
5/31/22 29.71
2/28/22 30.10
11/30/21 29.77
ROA
5/31/22 9.21
2/28/22 9.14
11/30/21 8.87
Current Ratio
5/31/22 1.04
2/28/22 1.03
11/30/21 1.02
Quick Ratio
5/31/22 0.48
2/28/22 0.51
11/30/21 0.51
Operating Margin
5/31/22 2.65
2/28/22 2.65
11/30/21 2.57
Net Margin
5/31/22 2.60
2/28/22 2.62
11/30/21 2.54
Pre-Tax Margin
5/31/22 3.50
2/28/22 3.54
11/30/21 3.43
Book Value
5/31/22 46.31
2/28/22 45.07
11/30/21 42.85
Inventory Turnover
5/31/22 11.68
2/28/22 11.92
11/30/21 12.01
Debt-to-Equity
5/31/22 0.32
2/28/22 0.33
11/30/21 0.35
Debt to Capital
5/31/22 24.08
2/28/22 25.00
11/30/21 25.98