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Costco Wholesale Market Cap

: USD 143,734 Mil (As of Today)
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Market cap is the total market value to buy the whole company. It is equal to the share price times the number of Shares Outstanding (EOP). Costco Wholesale's share price for the quarter that ended in May. 2020 was USD 308.47. Costco Wholesale's Shares Outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in May. 2020 was 442 Mil. Therefore, Costco Wholesale's market cap for the quarter that ended in May. 2020 was USD 136,197 Mil.

Costco Wholesale's quarterly market cap declined from Nov. 2019 (USD 132,449 Mil) to Feb. 2020 (USD 124,146 Mil) but then increased from Feb. 2020 (USD 124,146 Mil) to May. 2020 (USD 136,197 Mil).

Costco Wholesale's annual market cap increased from Aug. 2017 (USD 68,527 Mil) to Aug. 2018 (USD 102,155 Mil) and increased from Aug. 2018 (USD 102,155 Mil) to Aug. 2019 (USD 129,584 Mil).

Enterprise Value is the theoretical takeover price. It is more comprehensive than market capitalization (market cap), which only includes common equity. Enterprise Value is calculated as the market cap plus debt and minority interest and preferred shares, minus total cash and cash equivalents. Costco Wholesale's Enterprise Value for Today is USD 143,991 Mil.


Costco Wholesale Market Cap 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
Market Cap Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 61,335.18 70,918.27 68,527.35 102,155.00 129,583.87

Costco Wholesale Quarterly Data
Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20
Market Cap 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 105,364.65 129,583.87 132,449.46 124,145.80 136,196.91

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 Market Cap Distribution

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Costco Wholesale Market Cap Calculation

Market cap is the short version of market capitalization. It is the total market value to buy the whole company. It is equal to the share price times the number of shares outstanding.

Costco Wholesale's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2019 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Aug. 2019 )=Share Price (A: Aug. 2019 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Aug. 2019 )
=USD 294.76*439.625
=USD 129,584

Costco Wholesale's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in May. 2020 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: May. 2020 )=Share Price (Q: May. 2020 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: May. 2020 )
=USD 308.47*441.524
=USD 136,197

* 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) Market Cap Explanation

Market cap is not the real price you pay for a company. If you buy the company and become its owner, you become the owner of the cash the company has, and you also assume the company’s debt. The real price you pay is the Enterprise Value.

Warren Buffett uses the ratio of total market cap of all public traded companies over GDP to measure if the market is expensive. As of April 2012, the US total market cap is about $14.7 trillion, while the US GDP is about $15 trillion. The market was modestly overvalued.


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