COST:NSD-Costco Wholesale Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Discount Stores | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 342.58

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 151.26B

Volume

7.33M

Average Target Price

USD 354.62 (+3.51%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates 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 provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, and deli products, as well as produce; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and offers business delivery, travel, and various other services online in various countries. As of September 1, 2019, the company operated 782 warehouses, including 543 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 100 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 29 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 16 in South Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 11 in Australia, 2 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, and Taiwan. 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. Address: 999 Lake Drive, Issaquah, WA, United States, 98027

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WCOS:LSE SPDR MSCI World Consumer .. 0.00 % 0.30 %

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ZPDS:F SPDR S&P U.S. Consumer St.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

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SZNE Pacer CFRA-Stovall Equal .. 0.00 % 0.60 %

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FTXD First Trust Nasdaq Retail.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Discount Stores)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 16.56% 80% B- 76% C
Dividend Return 0.70% 50% F 23% F
Total Return 17.25% 80% B- 76% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 19.80% 80% B- 71% C-
Dividend Return 0.94% 50% F 22% F
Total Return 20.75% 80% B- 71% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 138.65% 80% B- 84% B
Dividend Return 12.14% 100% A+ 46% F
Total Return 150.79% 80% B- 84% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 19.53% N/A N/A 77% C+
Dividend Return 2.19% N/A N/A 57% F
Total Return 21.72% N/A N/A 78% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 13.82% N/A N/A 83% B
Risk Adjusted Return 157.15% N/A N/A 99% A+
Market Capitalization 151.26B 100% A+ 99% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Discount Stores)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 41.51 40% F 24% F
Price/Book Ratio 9.12 20% F 14% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
EV/EBITDA 27.69 20% F 25% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 23.67% 100% A+ 93% A
Return on Invested Capital -11.86% 40% F 32% F
Return on Assets 6.73% 80% B- 90% A-
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.48 80% B- 68% D+
Short Percent 0.65% 100% A+ 86% B
Beta 0.69 80% B- 76% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.