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Costco Wholesale 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio

: -0.20 (As of Feb. 2020)
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This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years. A negative number means the company might be issuing new shares. A positive number indicates that the company is buying back shares.

NAS:COST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28   Med: -0.4   Max: 3.3
Current: -0.2

-28
3.3

During the past years, Costco Wholesale's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 3.30. The lowest was -28.00. And the median was -0.40.

NAS:COST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 148 Companies
in the Retail - Defensive industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. NAS:COST: -0.20 )

Costco Wholesale 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 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
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Costco Wholesale Quarterly Data
May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 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 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Costco Wholesale's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio falls into.



Costco Wholesale 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Calculation

This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years.


Costco Wholesale  (NAS:COST) 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Explanation

A negative number means the company might be issuing new shares. A positive number indicates that the company is buying back shares.


Be Aware

Investors usually like share buybacks. But as pointed by Warren Buffett, only if a company buys back shares at the prices below the stock's intrinsic value, it rewards remaining shareholders. If a company buys its overvalued stocks back, it destroys shareholder value.


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