Services: Retail

Costco Wholesale Corp (COST: NASDAQ)

$125.99 -0.44 | -0.35%
09/17/14 - 12:16 PM ET
Company Profile
Price and Volume
Recent Price 126.43
52 Week High 127.32
52 Week Low 109.50
Avg. Daily Vol. (Mil) 1.72
Beta (3 year) 0.42
Share Related Items
Mkt Cap (Mil) 55,413.72
Shares Out (Mil) 438.30
Float (Mil) 435.64
Dividend Information
Yield % 1.10
Annual Dividend 1.42
Payout Ratio 29.00
Financial Strength
Quick Ratio 0.60
Current Ratio 1.20
LT Debt/ Equity 0.42
Total Debt / Equity 0.42
Valuation Ratios
Price Earnings 28.30
Price/Sales 0.51
Price/Book 4.69
Price/Cash Flow 18.40
Per Share Data
Earnings 4.47
Sales 250.07
Book Value 26.97
Cash Flow 6.86
Business Summary
Costco Wholesale Corp is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States (U.S.) and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Australia, and through majority-owned subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea.
General Information
999 Lake Drive
Issaquah, WA 98027
Industry : Retail
Sector: Services
Employees: 103000
CEO: Mr. W. Craig Jelinek
Short Interest
Current Month (Mil) 4.33
Previous Month (Mil) 4.98
Short Interest Ratio (Days) 2.60
Management Effectiveness
Return on Equity 17.00
Return on Assets 6.10
Return on Investments 11.90
Gross Margin 13.50
EBIT Margin 2.90
Profit Margin 1.80

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