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Costco Wholesale Corp  (NAS:COST) EV-to-EBIT: 22.72 (As of Today)

EV-to-EBIT is calculated as Enterprise Value divided by its EBIT. As of today, Costco Wholesale Corp's Enterprise Value is $109,634 Mil. Costco Wholesale Corp's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2019 was $4,825 Mil. Therefore, Costco Wholesale Corp's EV-to-EBIT for today is 22.72.

NAS:COST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.9   Max: 23.2
Current: 22.72

8.9
23.2

During the past 13 years, the highest EV-to-EBIT of Costco Wholesale Corp was 23.20. The lowest was 8.90. And the median was 15.60.

NAS:COST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 318 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 15.28 vs. NAS:COST: 22.72 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %. Costco Wholesale Corp's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2019 was $96,048 Mil. Costco Wholesale Corp's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2019 was $4,825 Mil. Costco Wholesale Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2019 was 5.02%.


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 Corp Annual Data

Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18
EV-to-EBIT Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15.40 16.44 19.08 16.68 22.10

Costco Wholesale Corp Quarterly Data

May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19
EV-to-EBIT 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 19.03 18.95 22.10 21.90 19.91

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 Corp Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Costco Wholesale Corp's EV-to-EBIT falls into.



Calculation

Costco Wholesale Corp's EV-to-EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV-to-EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/EBIT (TTM)
=109634.273/4825
=22.72

Costco Wholesale Corp's current Enterprise Value is $109,634 Mil.
Costco Wholesale Corp's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2019 was 1108 (May. 2018 ) + 1497 (Aug. 2018 ) + 971 (Nov. 2018 ) + 1249 (Feb. 2019 ) = $4,825 Mil.

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


Explanation

This is a more accurate valuation of companies' operation because it consider the debt and cash on its balance sheet, and non-operating items such as interest payment, tax, and one-time items are not included in the Operating Income.

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %.

Costco Wholesale Corp's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2019 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % (Q: Feb. 2019 =EBIT / Enterprise Value (Q: Feb. 2019 )
=4825/96047.7826
=5.02 %

Costco Wholesale Corp's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in >Feb. 2019 was $96,048 Mil.
Costco Wholesale Corp's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2019 was 1108 (May. 2018 ) + 1497 (Aug. 2018 ) + 971 (Nov. 2018 ) + 1249 (Feb. 2019 ) = $4,825 Mil.

* 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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