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Costco Wholesale Corp Earnings & Revenue

COST past earnings growth

How has COST's earnings growth performed historically?
Company
15.21%
Industry
140.03%
Market
38.18%
COST's earnings have grown faster (12.67% per year) than the US Consumer Defensive industry average (3.85%)
Performance
COST's earnings have grown slower (12.67% per year) than the US market average (28.61%)
Performance
COST's earnings growth is accelerating - its growth over the last year (15.21%) is above its 5-year compound annual rate (12.67%)
Performance

COST past revenue growth

How has COST's revenue growth performed historically?
Company
11.8%
Industry
4.48%
Market
16%
COST's revenue has grown faster (8.21% per year) than the US Consumer Defensive industry average (4.29%)
Performance
COST's revenue has grown slower (8.21% per year) than the US market average (16.19%)
Performance
COST's revenue growth is accelerating - its growth over the last year (11.8%) is above its 5-year compound annual rate (8.21%)
Performance

COST earnings and revenue history

Current Revenue
$172.9B
Current Earnings
$4.3B
Current Profit Margin
2.5%
COST's has demonstrated consistent long-term earnings growth over the past 10 years (217.21%)
Performance

COST Return on equity

Current Company
26%
Current Industry
-11.7%
Current Market
14.9%
COST's Return on Equity (26%) shows a company that is highly efficient at transforming shareholder equity into returns
Performance

COST Return on assets

Current Company
8%
Current Industry
7.3%
Current Market
6.8%
COST is generating higher Return on Assets (8%) than the US Consumer Defensive industry average (7.57%)
Performance

COST Return on capital employed

Current Company
21.16%
Current Industry
15.7%
COST's ability to generate Return on Capital (21.16%) has decreased compared to 3 years ago (22.27%)
Performance

COST earnings dates

Next earnings date
Mar 4, 2021

Costco Earnings & Revenue FAQ

What were COST's earnings last quarter?

On Mar 04, 2021, Costco (NASDAQ: COST) reported Q4 2020 earnings per share (EPS) of $2.63, up 37.7% year over year. Total Costco earnings for the quarter were $1.17 billion. In the same quarter last year, Costco's earnings per share (EPS) was $1.91.

What was COST's revenue last quarter?

On Mar 04, 2021, Costco (NASDAQ: COST) reported Q4 2020 revenue of $43.21 billion up 16.65% year over year. In the same quarter last year, Costco's revenue was $37.04 billion.

What was COST's earnings growth in the past year?

As of Q1 2021, Costco's earnings has grown 15.21% year over year. This is 124.82 percentage points lower than the US Consumer Defensive industry earnings growth rate of 140.03%. Costco's earnings in the past year totalled $4.32 billion.

What was COST's revenue growth in the past year?

As of Q1 2021, Costco's revenue has grown 11.8% year over year. This is 7.32 percentage points higher than the US Consumer Defensive industry revenue growth rate of 4.48%. Costco's revenue in the past year totalled $172.93 billion.

What is COST's earnings date?

Costco's earnings date is Mar 04, 2021. Add COST to your watchlist to be reminded of COST's next earnings announcement.
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