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Costco Wholesale Corporation

COSTNASDAQ

440.11

USD
+2.40
(+0.55%)
Pre Market
35.46P/E
31Forward P/E
1.37P/E to S&P500
195.067BMarket CAP
0.72%Div Yield
Upcoming Earnings
26 May
Shares Short
4/29/22
4.53M
Short % of Float
1.02%
Short % of Shares Outs.
1.02%
% Held by Insiders
0.21%
% Held by Institutions
69.03%
Beta
0.69
PEG Ratio
2.88
52w. high/low
612.27/375.50
Avg. Daily Volume
2.84M
Return %
Stock
S&P 500
1 year
13.91
(6.01)
3 years
77.34
39.24
5 years
145.97
63.25
Scale: |
High
Low
72.68
51.52
75.23
43.88
61.25
38.17
73.16
53.41
88.68
69.54
105.97
78.81
126.12
98.95
146.82
109.50
169.73
117.03
169.59
138.57
195.35
150.00
245.16
175.79
307.34
199.85
393.15
271.28
571.49
307.00
612.27
406.51
Currency: USD
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
TTM
Revenue per share
128.06
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
474.20
Earnings per share
2.35
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
12.44
FCF per share
1.31
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
13.61
Dividends per share
0.49
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
3.06
CAPEX per share
2.58
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
8.80
Book Value per sh.
19.47
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
40.56
Comm.Shares outs.
470
448
434
434
439
436
434
436
439
439
439
438
439
440
442
443
443
Avg. annual P/E ratio
22.3
24.6
21.6
20.1
20.4
23.4
23.5
23.8
25.9
27.1
28.7
27.5
29.2
31.3
36.2
37.0
35.5
P/E to S&P500
1.2
1.4
1.0
0.3
1.0
1.4
1.6
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.3
1.0
1.2
1.4
Avg. annual div. yield
0.9%
0.9%
1.0%
1.4%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
7.3%
1.1%
4.4%
1.1%
5.3%
0.8%
0.9%
1.0%
3.1%
0.6%
Revenue (m)
60,151
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
210,219
Operating margin
2.7%
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%
3.5%
Depreciation (m)
515
566
653
728
795
855
908
946
1,029
1,127
1,255
1,370
1,437
1,492
1,645
1,781
1,829
Net profit (m)
1,103
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
5,513
Income tax rate
37.0%
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%
24.7%
Net profit margin
1.8%
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%
Working capital (m)
413
742
588
1,056
1,645
1,656
1,266
2,583
3,176
759
(357)
(178)
363
248
3,276
64
1,020
Long-term debt (m)
215
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
9,246
Equity (m)
9,143
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
19,418
ROIC
11.5%
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%
18.3%
Return on capital
10.0%
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%
12.0%
Return on equity
12.1%
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%
28.4%
Plowback ratio
79.1%
77.3%
79.3%
72.7%
74.1%
73.4%
73.9%
(74.6)%
71.6%
(20.5)%
68.3%
(45.7)%
78.0%
71.6%
63.0%
(14.8)%
75.4%
Div.&Repurch./FCF
211.6%
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%
29.6%
Capital Structure
10 Mar · 2022 | Q2
All numbers in millions
Total liabilities
$ 43,102
Total assets
$ 63,078
Long-term debt
$ 9,246
Cash and equiv.
$ 11,819
Goodwill
$ - -
Retained earnings
$ 13,474
Common stock
444
Enterprise Value
$ 192,494
Working Capital
Currency: USD, in millions
2019
2020
2021
Cash & Investments
9,444
13,305
12,175
Receivables
1,535
1,550
1,803
Inventory
11,395
12,242
14,215
Other
1,111
4,916
4,186
Current assets
23,485
28,120
29,505
Acc. Payable
11,679
14,172
16,278
Debt due
1,699
95
799
Other
9,859
10,577
12,364
Current liabilities
23,237
24,844
29,441
Annual growth rates
(avg. rate of change)
1 year
5 years
10 years
Revenue
17.49%
11.07%
7.94%
Cash flow
(11.25)%
13.77%
63.77%
Earnings
25.11%
17.06%
12.98%
Dividends
288.64%
74.86%
183.78%
Book value
(3.94)%
13.46%
4.93%
Insider Trading
Type
Shares
Date
Adamo Claudine
Sale
500
04/08/22
Hines Daniel M.
Sale
4,498
04/08/22
Rose Timothy L.
Sale
4,000
03/29/22
Denman Kenneth D
Sale
250
03/23/22
Vachris Roland Michael
Sale
3,318
01/27/22
Quarterly Revenue
Currency: USD, in millions
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2020
37,040
39,072
37,266
53,383
166,761
2021
43,208
44,769
45,277
62,675
195,929
2022
50,363
51,904
- -
- -
- -
Earnings per share
Currency: USD
Year
1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Total
2020
1.91
2.10
1.89
3.14
9.05
2021
2.63
2.15
2.75
3.77
11.30
2022
2.99
2.93
- -
- -
- -
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
- -
- -
- -
- -
Company Description
Sector:
Consumer Defensive
Industry:
Discount Stores
CEO:
Mr. W. Craig Jelinek
Full-time employees:
288,000
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, opticals, food courts, hearing-aid centers, and tire installation centers, as well as 636 gas stations; and offers business delivery, travel, same-day grocery, and various other services online in various countries. As of August 29, 2021, the company operated 815 membership warehouses, including 564 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 105 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 30 in Japan, 29 in the United Kingdom, 16 in South Korea, 14 in Taiwan, 12 in Australia, 3 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, 1 in France, and 1 in China. It also operates e-commerce websites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, South 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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