Costco Wholesale Corp


Market Cap$325.87B

Compare Costco Wholesale

P/E RatioDividendsReturn on EquityPrice-to-SalesDebt-to-Equity
Costco Wholesale CorpCostco Wholesale Corp500.53%25%1.30.3
marketMarket Avg49.61.28%30%6.11.1
Consumer DiscretionaryConsumer Discretionary Avg25.60.72%65%3.31.9

Earnings Call Q1 2024

December 14, 2023 - AI Summary

Costco reported net income of $1.589 billion for the first quarter, up from $1.364 billion in the same period last year.
Net sales for the quarter were $56.72 billion, a 6.1% increase over the previous year.
Comparable sales in the US increased by 2%, while Canada saw a 6.4% increase and other international markets had an 11.2% increase.
E-commerce sales showed improvement, with a 6.1% increase excluding foreign exchange.
The company plans to open 33 new locations in fiscal year 2024, up from 23 openings in the previous year.
Costco declared a special cash dividend of $15 per share, totaling nearly $6.7 billion, which will be paid on January 12th. Overall, Costco's earnings call highlighted strong financial performance, particularly in terms of net income and sales growth. The company continues to focus on expanding its store footprint and driving e-commerce sales. The declaration of a special cash dividend demonstrates confidence in its financial position.

Target Price by Analysts

12.2% downsideCostco Wholesale Target Price DetailsTarget Price

Current Fair Value

2.6% upside

Undervalued by 2.6% based on the discounted cash flow analysis.

Share Statistics

Market cap$325.87 Billion
Enterprise Value$314.96 Billion
Dividend Yield$3.9261 (0.53%)
Earnings per Share$14.66
Outstanding Shares443,728,416
Avg 30 Day Volume1,911,795


Return on Equity-
Return on Assets-
Return on Invested Capital-

Valuation & Multiples

P/E Ratio50.0
Price to Sales1.35
Price to Book Ratio12.83
Enterprise Value to Revenue1.28
Enterprise Value to EBIT37.73
Enterprise Value to Net Income48
Total Debt to Enterprise0.02
Debt to Equity0.27

Revenue Sources

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ESG Score

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About Costco Wholesale Corp

CEO: W. Craig Jelinek