NASDAQ: COST
Costco Wholesale Corp Earnings & Revenue

COST past earnings growth

How has COST's earnings growth performed historically?
Company
8.77%
Industry
112.16%
Market
82.89%
COST's earnings have grown faster (10.84% per year) than the US Consumer Defensive industry average (4.66%)
Performance
COST's earnings have grown slower (10.84% per year) than the US market average (77.34%)
Performance
COST's earnings growth is slowing down - its growth over the last year (8.77%) is below its 5-year compound annual rate (10.84%)
Performance

COST past revenue growth

How has COST's revenue growth performed historically?
Company
9.21%
Industry
3.87%
Market
16.55%
COST's revenue has grown faster (7.49% per year) than the US Consumer Defensive industry average (4.65%)
Performance
COST's revenue has grown slower (7.49% per year) than the US market average (15.67%)
Performance
COST's revenue growth is accelerating - its growth over the last year (9.21%) is above its 5-year compound annual rate (7.49%)
Performance

COST earnings and revenue history

Current Revenue
$166.8B
Current Earnings
$4.0B
Current Profit Margin
2.4%
COST's has demonstrated consistent long-term earnings growth over the past 10 years (204.71%)
Performance

COST Return on equity

Current Company
23.7%
Current Industry
-18.4%
Current Market
13.3%
COST's Return on Equity (23.7%) shows a company that is highly efficient at transforming shareholder equity into returns
Performance

COST Return on assets

Current Company
7.7%
Current Industry
7.8%
Current Market
7.1%
COST is generating higher Return on Assets (7.7%) than the US Consumer Defensive industry average (7.62%)
Performance

COST Return on capital employed

Current Company
17.81%
Current Industry
16.9%
COST's ability to generate Return on Capital (17.81%) has decreased compared to 3 years ago (21.95%)
Performance

COST earnings dates

Next earnings date
Dec 10, 2020

Costco Wholesale Corp Earnings & Revenue FAQ

On Sep 24, 2020, Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ: COST) reported Q2 2020 earnings per share (EPS) of $1.90, up 7.77% year over year. Total Costco Wholesale Corp earnings for the quarter were $838.00 million. In the same quarter last year, Costco Wholesale Corp's earnings per share (EPS) was $2.06.
On Sep 24, 2020, Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ: COST) reported Q2 2020 revenue of $37.27 billion up 7.27% year over year. In the same quarter last year, Costco Wholesale Corp's revenue was $34.74 billion.
As of Q4 2020, Costco Wholesale Corp's earnings has grown 8.77% year over year. This is 103.38 percentage points lower than the US Consumer Defensive industry earnings growth rate of 112.16%. Costco Wholesale Corp's earnings in the past year totalled $4.00 billion.
As of Q4 2020, Costco Wholesale Corp's revenue has grown 9.21% year over year. This is 5.33 percentage points higher than the US Consumer Defensive industry revenue growth rate of 3.87%. Costco Wholesale Corp's revenue in the past year totalled $166.76 billion.
Costco Wholesale Corp's earnings date is Dec 10, 2020. Add COST to your watchlist to be reminded of COST's next earnings announcement.
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