Costco Wholesale Corp $ 303.66 -0.93 (-0.31%)

Volume:
1,669,997
Avg Vol (1m):
1,989,809
Market Cap $:
133.51 Bil
Enterprise Value $:
131.23 Bil
P/E (TTM):
46.49
P/B:
8.84
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PE Ratio P/S Ratio P/B Ratio Price-FCF Ratio Market Cap
Current and historical daily P/E ratio for Costco Wholesalerp (COST) from 1990 to Nov 15 2019. The price to earnings ratio is calculated by taking the current stock price and dividing it by the most recent trailing twelve-month earnings per share (EPS) number. The data is updated every 20 minutes during market hours. The P/E ratio can be viewed as the number of years it takes for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. Therefore, lower-P/E stocks are more attractive than higher P/E stocks so long as the P/E ratio is positive. Also for stocks with the same P/E ratio, the one with faster growth business is more attractive. Costco Wholesale stock (COST) PE ratio as of Nov 15 2019 is 46.49. More Details

Costco Wholesale PE Ratio (TTM) Chart

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Costco Wholesale PE Ratio (TTM) Historical Data

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Costco Wholesale PE Ratio (TTM) Historical Data
Date PE Ratio (TTM) Data Date PE Ratio (TTM) Data
2019-11-1536.8 2019-09-1335.3
2019-11-1436.9 2019-09-1235.1
2019-11-1336.7 2019-09-1135.2
2019-11-1236.4 2019-09-1036.0
2019-11-1136.4 2019-09-0936.2
2019-11-0836.6 2019-09-0636.8
2019-11-0737.0 2019-09-0536.0
2019-11-0636.5 2019-09-0435.9
2019-11-0536.2 2019-09-0335.4
2019-11-0435.9 2019-09-0235.7
2019-11-0135.9 2019-08-3035.7
2019-10-3136.0 2019-08-2935.9
2019-10-3036.3 2019-08-2835.7
2019-10-2935.8 2019-08-2735.9
2019-10-2836.2 2019-08-2634.2
2019-10-2535.9 2019-08-2333.6
2019-10-2436.0 2019-08-2234.4
2019-10-2336.0 2019-08-2133.8
2019-10-2236.3 2019-08-2033.5
2019-10-2136.5 2019-08-1933.8
2019-10-1836.7 2019-08-1633.6
2019-10-1736.6 2019-08-1533.3
2019-10-1636.2 2019-08-1432.9
2019-10-1536.1 2019-08-1333.9
2019-10-1436.0 2019-08-1233.3
2019-10-1136.0 2019-08-0933.6
2019-10-1036.0 2019-08-0833.7
2019-10-0935.9 2019-08-0733.7
2019-10-0835.3 2019-08-0633.0
2019-10-0735.5 2019-08-0532.5
2019-10-0435.3 2019-08-0233.4
2019-10-0335.0 2019-08-0133.7
2019-10-0234.5 2019-07-3133.8
2019-10-0134.4 2019-07-3034.3
2019-09-3034.9 2019-07-2934.4
2019-09-2734.6 2019-07-2634.5
2019-09-2634.9 2019-07-2534.3
2019-09-2534.9 2019-07-2434.5
2019-09-2434.9 2019-07-2334.4
2019-09-2334.8 2019-07-2234.4
2019-09-2034.7 2019-07-1934.5
2019-09-1934.9 2019-07-1834.7
2019-09-1835.4 2019-07-1734.6
2019-09-1735.3 2019-07-1634.4
2019-09-1635.0 2019-07-1534.4

Costco Wholesale PE Ratio (TTM) Comparison

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Business Description

Business Description

Industry Consumer Defensive » Retail - Defensive » Retail - Defensive NAICS : 452319 NAICS : 5331
Address 999 Lake Drive, Issaquah, WA, USA, 98027
At the end of fiscal 2017, Costco operated 514 membership warehouse clubs in the U.S., 97 in Canada, 37 in Mexico, 28 in the U.K., 26 in Japan, 13 each in Taiwan and Korea, 9 in Australia, 2 in Spain, and 1 in Iceland and France. Costco is the third-largest retailer in the U.S., with nearly $140 billion in annual revenue. Base and executive memberships cost $60 and $120 per year, respectively. The company sells food, fuel, and general merchandise to its members, but derives most of its profits from membership fees.