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Costco Wholesale Corporation

COSTNASDAQ

515.59

USD
+0.79
(+0.15%)
Pre Market
38.97P/E
32Forward P/E
1.77P/E to S&P500
228.782BMarket CAP
0.68%Div Yield
Upcoming Earnings
8 Dec
Shares Short
1/13/23
3.62M
Short % of Float
0.82%
Short % of Shares Outs.
0.82%
% Held by Insiders
0.22%
% Held by Institutions
70.23%
Beta
0.76
PEG Ratio
3.42
52w. high/low
612.27/406.51
Avg. Daily Volume
2.20M
Return %
Stock
S&P 500
1 year
(0.49)
(8.58)
3 years
65.54
23.39
5 years
- -
- -
Scale: |
High
Low
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
245.16
175.79
307.34
199.85
393.15
271.28
571.49
307.00
612.27
406.51
530.05
447.90
Currency: USD
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
TTM
Revenue per share
143.86
166.84
164.57
177.71
203.88
228.63
241.33
256.76
264.42
270.69
294.28
322.85
347.25
377.03
442.19
511.56
520.68
Earnings per share
2.42
2.95
2.50
2.97
3.35
3.94
4.68
4.69
5.41
5.36
6.11
7.15
8.32
9.05
11.30
13.17
13.26
FCF per share
1.54
1.33
1.94
3.93
4.37
3.64
3.11
4.54
4.31
1.47
9.63
6.40
7.64
13.68
12.12
7.89
7.89
Dividends per share
0.55
0.61
0.68
0.77
0.89
1.03
8.17
1.33
6.52
1.70
8.90
1.57
2.36
3.34
12.97
3.38
3.38
CAPEX per share
3.10
3.68
2.88
2.41
2.96
3.41
4.78
4.54
5.45
6.04
5.71
6.77
6.82
6.35
8.10
8.77
8.77
Book Value per sh.
19.26
21.16
23.08
24.69
27.52
28.51
24.86
28.04
24.16
27.54
24.58
29.19
34.66
41.34
39.64
46.53
45.92
Comm.Shares outs.
448
434
434
439
436
434
436
439
439
439
438
439
440
442
443
444
444
Avg. annual P/E ratio
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
29.4
31.3
36.2
37.0
38.7
39.0
P/E to S&P500
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
1.2
1.3
1.0
1.2
1.8
1.8
Avg. annual div. yield
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
- -
0.7%
0.9%
1.0%
3.1%
0.7%
0.7%
Revenue (m)
64,400
72,483
71,422
77,946
88,915
99,137
105,156
112,640
116,199
118,719
129,025
141,576
152,703
166,761
195,929
226,954
231,028
Operating margin
2.5%
2.7%
2.5%
2.7%
2.7%
2.8%
2.9%
2.9%
3.1%
3.1%
3.2%
3.2%
3.1%
3.3%
3.4%
3.4%
3.4%
Depreciation (m)
566
653
728
795
855
908
946
1,029
1,127
1,255
1,370
1,437
1,492
1,645
1,781
1,900
1,468
Net profit (m)
1,083
1,283
1,086
1,303
1,462
1,709
2,039
2,058
2,377
2,350
2,679
3,134
3,659
4,002
5,007
5,844
5,884
Income tax rate
36.7%
35.8%
36.6%
35.6%
35.3%
36.1%
32.4%
34.7%
33.2%
34.3%
32.8%
28.4%
22.3%
24.4%
24.0%
24.6%
25.0%
Net profit margin
1.7%
1.8%
1.5%
1.7%
1.6%
1.7%
1.9%
1.8%
2.0%
2.0%
2.1%
2.2%
2.4%
2.4%
2.6%
2.6%
2.5%
Working capital (m)
742
588
1,056
1,645
1,656
1,266
2,583
3,176
759
(357)
(178)
363
248
3,276
64
698
1,083
Long-term debt (m)
2,108
2,206
2,206
2,141
1,253
1,381
4,998
5,093
4,864
4,061
6,573
6,487
5,124
10,072
9,334
8,966
8,975
Equity (m)
8,623
9,192
10,018
10,829
12,002
12,361
10,833
12,303
10,617
12,079
10,778
12,799
15,243
18,284
17,564
20,642
21,471
ROIC
9.9%
10.9%
9.1%
10.1%
11.1%
12.2%
12.5%
11.6%
14.8%
14.1%
15.0%
15.8%
17.3%
13.7%
17.6%
18.6%
18.3%
Return on capital
8.8%
9.7%
8.3%
9.0%
9.2%
10.4%
10.4%
10.0%
11.1%
11.3%
11.5%
11.2%
10.8%
9.9%
11.5%
12.4%
12.1%
Return on equity
12.6%
14.0%
10.8%
12.0%
12.2%
13.8%
18.8%
16.7%
22.4%
19.5%
24.9%
24.5%
24.0%
21.9%
28.5%
28.3%
27.4%
Plowback ratio
77.3%
79.3%
72.7%
74.5%
74.8%
74.8%
(72.7)%
72.0%
(18.9)%
68.6%
(43.8)%
78.3%
72.0%
63.6%
(13.2)%
74.7%
74.7%
Div.&Repurch./FCF
277.3%
144.9%
43.3%
51.5%
53.1%
68.4%
265.6%
46.1%
176.8%
191.6%
103.5%
36.3%
38.3%
27.7%
116.3%
55.3%
55.3%
Capital Structure
29 Dec · 2022 | Q1
All numbers in millions
Total liabilities
$ 44,551
Total assets
$ 66,027
Long-term debt
$ 8,975
Cash and equiv.
$ 10,856
Goodwill
$ - -
Retained earnings
$ 16,412
Common stock
444
Enterprise Value
$ 226,901
Working Capital
Currency: USD, in millions
2020
2021
2022
Cash & Investments
13,305
12,175
11,049
Receivables
1,550
1,803
2,241
Inventory
12,242
14,215
17,907
Other
1,023
293
(575)
Current assets
28,120
29,505
32,696
Acc. Payable
14,172
16,278
17,848
Debt due
95
799
73
Other
10,577
12,364
14,077
Current liabilities
24,844
29,441
31,998
Annual growth rates
(avg. rate of change)
1 year
5 years
10 years
Revenue
15.83%
12.60%
9.03%
Cash flow
(34.80)%
13.46%
61.47%
Earnings
16.72%
16.99%
12.69%
Dividends
(73.94)%
76.96%
97.98%
Book value
17.52%
13.16%
8.25%
Insider Trading
Type
Shares
Date
Klauer James C
Sale
2,500
01/27/23
Murphy James P.
Gift
105
12/12/22
Decker Susan L
Sale
952
12/12/22
Miller Russell D
Sale
1,000
11/04/22
Adamo Claudine
Sale
2,000
10/26/22
Quarterly Revenue
Currency: USD, in millions
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2021
43,208
44,769
45,277
62,675
195,929
2022
50,363
51,904
52,596
72,091
226,954
2023
54,437
- -
- -
- -
- -
Earnings per share
Currency: USD
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2021
2.63
2.15
2.75
3.77
11.30
2022
2.98
2.93
3.05
4.21
13.17
2023
3.07
- -
- -
- -
- -
Quarterly dividends paid
Currency: USD
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2020
1.30
- -
0.65
1.40
3.34
2021
0.70
10.00
0.70
1.58
12.97
2022
0.79
- -
0.79
1.80
3.38
Company Description
Sector:
Consumer Defensive
Industry:
Discount Stores
CEO:
Mr. W. Craig Jelinek
Full-time employees:
304,000
City:
Issaquah
Address:
999 Lake Dr
IPO:
Dec 5, 1985
Website:
Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Australia, Spain, France, Iceland, China, and Taiwan. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company offers sundries, dry groceries, candies, coolers, freezers, liquor, and tobacco and deli products; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, garden and patio products, sporting goods, tires, toys and seasonal products, office supplies, automotive care products, postages, tickets, apparel, small appliances, furniture, domestics, housewares, special order kiosks, and jewelry; and meat, produce, service deli, and bakery products. It also operates pharmacies, optical, food courts, hearing aids, and tire installation centers, as well as 668 gas stations; and offers online business delivery, travel, same-day grocery, and various other services. As of August 28, 2022, the company operated 838 membership warehouses, including 578 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 107 in Canada, 40 in Mexico, 31 in Japan, 29 in the United Kingdom, 17 in Korea, 14 in Taiwan, 13 in Australia, 4 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, 2 in France, and 2 in China. It also operates e-commerce websites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Australia. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
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