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Costco Wholesale Median PS Value

: USD 130.09 (As of Today)
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This valuation method assumes that the stock valuation will revert to its historical mean in terms of Price/Sales Ratio. The reason we use PS Ratio instead of PE Ratio or PB Ratio is because Price/Sales Ratio is independent of profit margin, and can be applied to a broader range of situations.

Median P/S Value is calculated as trailing twelve months (TTM) Revenue per Share times 10-Year median P/S ratio. Costco Wholesale's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2019 was USD 265.481. Costco Wholesale's 10-Year median P/S ratio is 0.49. Therefore, the Median P/S Value for today is USD 130.09.

As of today (2019-10-16), Costco Wholesale's share price is USD 296.76. Costco Wholesale's median P/S value is USD 130.09. Therefore, Costco Wholesale's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is 2.28.

NAS:COST' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.3
Current: 2.28

0.36
2.3

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Median P/S Value Ratio of Costco Wholesale was 2.30. The lowest was 0.36. And the median was 0.89.

NAS:COST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
92% of the 360 Companies
in the Retail - Defensive industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. NAS:COST: 2.28 )

Costco Wholesale Median PS Value 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
Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Median PS Value Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 128.61 131.83 143.36 156.97 130.09

Costco Wholesale Quarterly Data
Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 Apr19 May19 Aug19
Median PS Value 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 160.43 163.02 127.12 116.48 130.09

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 Median PS Value Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Costco Wholesale's Median PS Value falls into.



Costco Wholesale Median PS Value Calculation

Costco Wholesale's Median P/S Value for today is calculated as

Median P/S Value=Total Annual Sales / Shares Outstanding*10-Year Median P/S Ratio
=Revenue per Share (TTM)*10-Year Median P/S Ratio
=265.481*0.49
=130.09

10-Year Median P/S Ratio is 0.49.
Costco Wholesale's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2019 was 80.02 (Feb. 2019 ) + 0 (Apr. 2019 ) + 78.483 (May. 2019 ) + 106.978 (Aug. 2019 ) = USD 265.481.

* 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) Median PS Value Explanation

This valuation method assumes that the stock valuation will revert to its historical mean in terms of Price/Sales Ratio. The reason we use PS Ratio instead of PE Ratio or PB Ratio is because Price/Sales Ratio is independent of profit margin, and can be applied to a broader range of situations.

It also assumes that over time the profit margin is constant. If a company increases its profit margin to a sustainable level, this value might under-estimate its value. If it has permanent declined profit margins, this may over-estimate the company's value.

Costco Wholesale's Price to Median P/S Value Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Median P/S Value=Share Price/Median P/S Value
=296.76/130.09
=2.28

* 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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