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Costco Wholesale Equity-to-Asset

: 0.33 (As of May. 2019)
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Equity to Asset ratio is calculated as shareholder's tangible equity divided by its total asset. Costco Wholesale's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in May. 2019 was $14,486 Mil. Costco Wholesale's Total Assets for the quarter that ended in May. 2019 was $43,752 Mil. Therefore, Costco Wholesale's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2019 was 0.33.

NAS:COST' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.33

0.28
0.61

During the past 13 years, the highest Equity to Asset Ratio of Costco Wholesale was 0.61. The lowest was 0.28. And the median was 0.44.

NAS:COST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 376 Companies
in the Retail - Defensive industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. NAS:COST: 0.33 )

Costco Wholesale Equity-to-Asset Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Costco Wholesale Annual Data
Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18
Equity-to-Asset Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.37 0.32 0.36 0.30 0.31

Costco Wholesale Quarterly Data
Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19
Equity-to-Asset Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.31 0.31 0.30 0.32 0.33

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Costco Wholesale Equity-to-Asset Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Costco Wholesale's Equity-to-Asset falls into.



Costco Wholesale Equity-to-Asset Calculation

Equity to Asset ratio measures the ratios of the portion of the asset owned by shareholders out of the total asset. It indicates the leverage of the company, and the amount of debt the company uses in its operation.

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated by dividing shareholder's tangible equity divided by its total asset.

Costco Wholesale's Equity to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2018 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (A: Aug. 2018 )=Total Stockholders Equity/Total Assets
=12799/40830
=0.31

Costco Wholesale's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2019 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (Q: May. 2019 )=Total Stockholders Equity/Total Assets
=14486/43752
=0.33

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Costco Wholesale  (NAS:COST) Equity-to-Asset Explanation

Equity to Asset ratio can vary greatly across different industries, as they have different capital structure. A company with smaller Equity to Asset ratio (more leveraged) may have higher ROE % because of the leverage.

For banks, the required minimum Equity to Asset ratio by regulation is 5%. Some stronger banks may have Equity to Asset Ratio of more than 10%.


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