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Costco Wholesale

United States USD
Use fundamental data analysis to double-check all available reported financial drivers of Costco Wholesale to find out if markets are presently mispricing the company. We found thirty-eight available fundamental indicators for Costco Wholesale Corporation which can be compared to its rivals. To make sure the equity is not overpriced, please confirm all Costco Wholesale fundamentals including its Gross Profit, One Year Low, Probability Of Bankruptcy, as well as the relationship between Debt to Equity and Total Asset . Given that Costco Wholesale has Price to Earning of 25.84 times, we suggest you validate Costco Wholesale Corporation prevailing market performance to make sure the company can sustain itself down the road.

Costco Beta vs Number of Shares Shorted

Costco Wholesale Corporation is rated below average in beta category among related companies. It is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies making about  10,465,116  of Number of Shares Shorted per Beta.

Costco Fundamentals

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CostcoPeer Average
Return On Equity
17.69 %
(11.41) %
Return On Asset
6.15 %
(13.56) %
Profit Margin
1.81 %
(1.99) %
Operating Margin
2.81 %
(11.37) %
Current Valuation
48.33 B
273.13 B
Shares Outstanding
438.3 M
462.67 M
Shares Owned by Insiders
0.83 %
6.85 %
Shares Owned by Institutions
76.00 %
16.94 %
Number of Shares Shorted
4.5 M
3.45 M
Price to Earning
25.84 times
38.61 times
Price to Book
4.27 times
9.99 times
Price to Sales
0.46 times
13.70 times
109.6 B
16.96 B
Gross Profit
13.21 B
17.35 B
4.09 B
1.9 B
Net Income
1.98 B
858.24 M
Cash and Equivalents
7.28 B
4.81 B
Cash per Share
16.60 times
6.20 times
Total Debt
4.98 B
10.58 B
Debt to Equity
0.41 times
0.61 times
Current Ratio
1.19 times
3.99 times
Book Value Per Share
26.95 times
19.28 times
Cash Flow from Operations
3.7 B
1.17 B
Short Ratio
2.30 times
2.29 times
One Year High
One Year Low
Earnings Per Share
4.47 times
1.72 times
Price to Earnings To Growth
2.43 times
0.99 times
Market Capitalization
50.6 B
23.56 B
Total Asset
32.7 B
79.98 B
Retained Earnings
7.05 B
22.34 B
Working Capital
2.85 B
3.64 B
Current Asset
17.53 B
26.56 B
Current Liabilities
14.69 B
22.9 B
Z Score
Probability Of Bankruptcy
3.07 %
39.48 %

Costco Company Summary

Costco competes with WAL MART, TARGET, DOLLAR, and FAMILY. Costco Wholesale Corporation offers branded and privatelabel solutions in a range of merchandise categories. It offers candy snack foods tobacco alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages and cleaning and institutional supplies appliances electronics health and beauty aids hardware office supplies cameras garden and patio sporting goods toys seasonal items and automotive supplies dry and institutionally packaged foods apparel domestics jewelry house wares media home furnishings and small appliances and meat bakery deli and produce. Costco Wholesale Corporation also operates gas stations pharmacies food courts optical dispensing centers onehour photo centers and hearing aid centers and travel businesses. In addition it offer business and gold star membership services. As of March 6 2014 it operated 649 warehouses including 462 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico 87 in Canada 33 in Mexico 25 in the United Kingdom 18 in Japan 10 in Taiwan 9 in Korea and 5 in Australia. Costco Wholesale Corporationration also sells its solutions through online. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah Washington.
Costco Wholesale Corporation has less than 3 (%) percent chance of experiencing financial distress in the next 2 years of operations. More Info
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