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Costco Wholesale


Earnings Summary

Net Profits
Net Profit Margins



Costco Wholesale’s revenue jumped 2.19% since last year same period to $36560Mn in the Q3 2016. On a quarterly growth basis, Costco Wholesale has generated 36.58% jump in its revenue since last 3-months.

Net Profits:

Costco Wholesale’s net profit jumped 1.56% since last year same period to $779Mn in the Q3 2016. On a quarterly growth basis, Costco Wholesale has generated 42.94% jump in its net profits since last 3-months.

Net Profit Margins:

Costco Wholesale’s net profit margin fell -0.61% since last year same period to 2.13% in the Q3 2016. On a quarterly growth basis, Costco Wholesale has generated 4.66% jump in its net profit margins since last 3-months.

Earnings per share (EPS) Estimates

Earnings per share (EPS) estimates of the Costco Wholesale post its latest quarter earnings

EPS Estimate Current Quarter
EPS Estimate Current Year


EPS Estimate Current Quarter:

Costco Wholesale’s earning per share (EPS) estimates for the current quarter stand at 3.23 - a 3.86% jump from last quarter’s estimates.

EPS Estimate Current Year:

Costco Wholesale’s earning per share (EPS) estimates for the current year stand at 3.23.

Key Ratios

Key ratios of the Costco Wholesale post its Q4 2022 earnings

Earning Per Share (EPS)
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Equity (ROE)
Dividend Per Share (DPS)


Earning Per Share (EPS):

Costco Wholesale’s earning per share (EPS) jumped 3.02% since last year same period to 3.07 in the Q4 2022. This indicates that the Costco Wholesale has generated 3.02% annual rate of jump in its earning per share (EPS) in the last 4 quarters.

Return on Assets (ROA):

Return on assets (ROA) indicates the profitability of the company in relation to its total assets. This ratio tells the financial health of the company. The higher the ROA, the better the company’s financial health. If any company has a ROA in the range of 5% to 20% - it is generally considered good. ROA above 20% is generally considered excellent. Costco Wholesale’s return on assets (ROA) stands at 0.07.

Earning Per Share (EPS):

The Return On Equity ratio indicates a company’s ability to turn equity capital received from shareholders into profits. ROE highlights the efficiency of equity capital in running the business. Generally, a return on equity in double digits is considered good. Costco Wholesale’s return on equity (ROE) stands at 0.29.

Dividend Per Share (DPS):

Costco Wholesale declared 0.9 dividend per share during the earnings announcement for Q4 2022.

Earnings Calendar

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Company Information

Costco Wholesale Corporation runs a plethora of international warehouses, primarily under the brand name ‘Costco Wholesale.’ These are membership-based and mainly operate in the territories of the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Spain, France, Iceland, China, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Taiwan. Founded in 1983 by James Senigal(CEO) and Jeffery H. Brotman is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, Costco offers branded and private-label offerings across categories. Its product range is one of the most extensive and most exclusive, encompassing health and beauty, groceries, toys, office supplies, candy, television and media, hardware, and sports accessories. All of it is offered through its warehouses, each of which is 146,000 sq. feet in dimension on average and operates throughout the week, but for a maximum of 70-hours in total. In addition, Costco Wholesale Corporation also has a subdivision – Costco Wholesale Industries that engages in business in various sectors, such as optical laboratories, jewelry distribution, food packaging, and meat processing. Currently Costco Wholesale Corp has a market cap of $228.43 Billion. It has a P.E ratio of 38.82. The shares of Costco Wholesale Corp are trading at $515.59. .

Costco Wholesale
999 Lake Drive, Issaquah, WA, United States, 98027
Retail Trade
W. Craig Jelinek

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