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NASDAQ: COST
Costco Wholesale Corp Stock

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$480.32-5.81 (-1.2%)
Updated Oct 5, 2022
COST Price
$480.32
Fair Value Price
$503.26
Market Cap
$212.59B
52 Week Low
$406.51
52 Week High
$612.27
P/E
36.47x
P/B
10.3x
P/S
1.04x
PEG
3.81x
Dividend Yield
0.7%
Revenue
$226.95B
Earnings
$5.84B
Gross Margin
12.1%
Operating Margin
3.49%
Profit Margin
2.6%
Debt to Equity
2.11
Operating Cash Flow
$7B
Beta
0.72
Next Earnings
N/A
Ex-Dividend
N/A
Next Dividend
N/A

COST Overview

Zen Score

Industry Average (46)
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COST ($480.32) is undervalued by 4.56% relative to our estimate of its Fair Value price of $503.26 based on Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) modelling, but does not have a significant margin of safety
Below Fair Value Valuation
COST ($480.32) is not significantly undervalued (4.56%) relative to our estimate of its Fair Value price of $503.26 based on Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) modelling, when including a healthy margin of safety
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Below Benjamin Graham Formula Value Valuation
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Valuation

COST fair value

Fair Value of COST stock based on Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
Price
$480.32
Fair Value
$503.26
Undervalued by
4.56%
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Below Benjamin Graham Formula Value Valuation

COST price to earnings (PE)

For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
Company
36.47x
Industry
27.93x
Market
28.61x
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P/E vs Industry Valuation
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P/E vs Market Valuation

COST price to book (PB)

For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
Company
10.3x
Industry
5.87x
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P/B vs Industry Valuation

COST price to earnings growth (PEG)

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PEG Value Valuation

COST's financial health

Profit margin

Revenue
$72.1B
Net Income
$1.9B
Profit Margin
2.6%
COST's Earnings (EBIT) of $7.93B... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Interest Coverage Financials
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Profit Margin Growth Financials

Assets to liabilities

Assets
$64.2B
Liabilities
$43.5B
Debt to equity
2.11
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Short-term Liabilities Financials
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Long-term Liabilities Financials
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Shrinking Debt Financials
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Healthy Debt to Equity Financials

Cash flow

Operating
$2.5B
Investing
-$1.5B
Financing
-$1.9B
COST's operating cash flow ($7.39B)... subscribe to Premium to read more.
Debt Coverage Financials

COST vs Discount Store Stocks

TickerMarket Cap1d %P/EP/B
COST$212.59B-1.20%36.47x10.30x
TGT$71.99B-0.35%17.57x6.80x
WMT$360.78B-0.99%26.43x4.65x
DG$54.75B-0.98%24.05x8.85x
DLTR$31.97B+0.43%20.51x3.81x

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.

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What is the 52 week high and low for Costco (NASDAQ: COST)?

(NASDAQ: COST) Costco's 52-week high was $612.27, and its 52-week low was $406.51. It is currently -21.55% from its 52-week high and 18.16% from its 52-week low.

How much is Costco stock worth today?

(NASDAQ: COST) Costco currently has 442,604,145 outstanding shares. With Costco stock trading at $480.32 per share, the total value of Costco stock (market capitalization) is $212.59B.

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 24 years would have been 2,052.45%, for an annualized return of 13.64% (not including any dividends or dividend reinvestments).

How much is Costco's stock price per share?

(NASDAQ: COST) Costco stock price per share is $480.32 today (as of Oct 5, 2022).

What is Costco's Market Cap?

(NASDAQ: COST) Costco's market cap is $212.59B, as of Oct 6, 2022.

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 $480.32 by COST's total outstanding shares of 442,604,145.
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