Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)
 Exchange
 NASDAQ
 Symbol
 COST
 Sector
 Trade & Services
 Industry
 Retailvariety Stores
 Description
 Costco Wholesale Corporation (doing business as Costco Wholesale and also known simply as Costco) is an American multinational corporation which operates a chain of membershiponly (needing a membership to shop there) bigbox retail stores. As of 2020, Costco was the fifth largest retailer in the world, and the world's largest retailer of choice and prime beef, organic foods, rotisserie chicken, and wine as of 2016.
 Country
 USA
Stock price
At close: November 8, 2024

Open914.00

High962.00

Low913.75

Close943.80

Volume3,277,090
Financial ratios
Sep 1, 2024
Activity ratios
Liquidity ratios
Solvency ratios
Profitability ratios
Inventory turnover
13.15
Receivables turnover
93.51
Payables turnover
12.63
Working capital turnover
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Days of inventory on hand (DOH)
27.75
Days of sales outstanding (DSO)
3.90
Number of days of payables
28.90
Fixed asset turnover
8.76
Total asset turnover
3.64
Current ratio
0.97
Quick ratio
0.39
Cash ratio
0.31
Cash conversion cycle
2.75
Debttoassets ratio
0.08
Debttocapital ratio
0.20
Debttoequity ratio
0.25
Financial leverage ratio
2.96
Interest coverage
58.63
Gross profit margin
3.61%
Operating profit margin
3.65%
Pretax margin
3.83%
Net profit margin
2.90%
Operating return on assets (Operating ROA)
13.30%
Return on assets (ROA)
10.55%
Return on total capital
33.69%
Return on equity (ROE)
31.19%