Fair Value of COST stock based on Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
COST ($452.33) is trading below its intrinsic value of $540.78, according to Benjamin Graham's Formula from Chapter 11 of "The Intelligent Investor"
COST price to earnings (PE)
For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
COST is good value based on its earnings relative to its share price (42.39x), compared to the US market average -10.34x)
COST is good value based on its earnings relative to its share price (42.39x), compared to the US Consumer Defensive industry average (46.69x)
COST price to book (PB)
For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
COST is poor value based on its book value relative to its share price (12.13x), compared to the US Consumer Defensive industry average (4.67x)
COST price to earnings growth (PEG)
For valuing profitable companies with growth potential
COST is poor value relative to its rate of earnings growth, measured by PEG ratio (4.22x)
COST's financial health
COST's Earnings (EBIT) of $6.37B can safely cover interest payments on company debt ($10.23B)
COST's profit margin has increased (+0.2%) in the last year from (2.3%) to (2.5%)
Assets to liabilities
Debt to equity
COST's short-term liabilities ($27.98B) exceed its short-term assets ($27.92B)
COST's short-term assets ($27.92B) exceed its long-term liabilities ($12.32B)
COST's debt has increased relative to shareholder equity (2.45), over the past 5 years ago (1.92)
COST's debt to equity ratio (2.45) is considered high
COST's operating cash flow ($10.26B) is sufficient to service the company's debt ($10.23B)
Costco Stock FAQ
What is Costco's quote symbol?
(NASDAQ: COST) Costco trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol COST. Costco stock quotes can also be displayed as NASDAQ: COST.
What is the 52 week high and low for Costco (NASDAQ: COST)?
(NASDAQ: COST) Costco's 52-week high was $469.77, and its 52-week low was $307.00. It is currently -3.71% from its 52-week high and 47.34% from its 52-week low.
How much is Costco stock worth today?
(NASDAQ: COST) Costco currently has 442,069,091 outstanding shares. With Costco stock trading at $452.33 per share, the total value of Costco stock (market capitalization) is $199.96B.
Costco stock was originally listed at a price of $22.32 in Dec 31, 1997. If you had invested in Costco stock at $22.32, your return over the last 23 years would have been 1,927.02%, for an annualized return of 13.98%.
How much is Costco's stock price per share?
(NASDAQ: COST) Costco stock price per share is $452.33 today (as of Sep 22, 2021).
What is Costco's Market Cap?
(NASDAQ: COST) Costco's market cap is $199.96B, as of Sep 23, 2021.
Market cap (market capitalization) is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares.
Costco's market cap is calculated by multiplying COST's current stock price of $452.33 by COST's total outstanding shares of 442,069,091.
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