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Costco essential financial ratios  

$150.06  1.03  0.68%     
We suggest you to use Costco Wholesale fundamental analysis to see if markets are presently mispricing the company. In plain English you can use it to find out if Costco Wholesale is indeed mispriced or if you can make any profits on it by purchasing it and then waiting for the market to recognize its mistake and reprise the security. . 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 31.09 times, we suggest you validate Costco Wholesale Corporation prevailing market performance to make sure the company can sustain itself down the road.

Costco Shares Owned by Insiders vs Retained Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corporation is rated below average in shares owned by insiders category among related companies. It is rated fourth in retained earnings category among related companies reporting about  9,607,407,407  of Retained Earnings per Shares Owned by Insiders.

Costco Fundamentals

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FundamentalsCostcoPeer Average
Return On Equity
20.75 %
(10.79) %
Return On Asset
6.67 %
(12.34) %
Profit Margin
1.96 %
(2.10) %
Operating Margin
3.01 %
(10.30) %
Current Valuation
62.23 B
247.98 B
Shares Outstanding
440.5 M
421.04 M
Shares Owned by Insiders
0.81 %
6.16 %
Shares Owned by Institutions
75.70 %
15.24 %
Number of Shares Shorted
3.46 M
3.14 M
Price to Earning
31.09 times
34.59 times
Price to Book
5.39 times
8.64 times
Price to Sales
0.58 times
12.79 times
115.64 B
15.45 B
Gross Profit
14.18 B
14.25 B
4.54 B
1.74 B
Net Income
2.26 B
783.92 M
Cash and Equivalents
7.45 B
4.42 B
Cash per Share
16.92 times
5.54 times
Total Debt
3.83 B
9.73 B
Debt to Equity
0.37 times
0.57 times
Current Ratio
0.99 times
3.65 times
Book Value Per Share
28.06 times
17.22 times
Cash Flow from Operations
4.17 B
1.11 B
Short Ratio
2.20 times
2.07 times
One Year High
One Year Low
Earnings Per Share
4.81 times
1.52 times
Price to Earnings To Growth
2.75 times
0.64 times
Market Capitalization
65.88 B
21.31 B
Total Asset
34.61 B
63.31 B
Retained Earnings
7.78 B
16.05 B
Working Capital
3.14 B
3.32 B
Current Asset
19.16 B
20.71 B
Current Liabilities
16.02 B
18.1 B
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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 offer dry and institutionally packaged foods snack foods candy tobacco alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages and cleaning and institutional supplies appliances electronics health and beauty aids hardware garden and patio and office supplies meat bakery deli and produce and apparel small appliances and home furnishings. Costco Wholesale Corporation also operates gas stations pharmacies food courts optical dispensing centers photo processing centers and hearingaid centers and engages in the travel business. In addition it offer gold star and business membership services. As of October 8 2014 it operated 664 warehouses including 469 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico 88 in Canada 33 in Mexico 26 in the United Kingdom 20 in Japan 11 in Korea 10 in Taiwan 6 in Australia and 1 in Spain. Costco Wholesale Corporationration also sells its solutions through online. Costco Wholesale Corporation formerly known as Costco Companies Inc. was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah Washington.
Costco Wholesale Corporation has less than 1 (%) percent chance of experiencing financial distress in the next 2 years of operations. More Info

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