# Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

507.3 4.26%

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Pros

Company’s profitability is improving

Buy analyst rating

Cons

Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers

Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers

Pros

**COST profitability**is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.14 percentage points. See COST profitability chart.**COST average analyst rating**is Buy. See COST analyst rating chart.

Cons

**COST forward P/E**ratio is 32.11, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See COST forward P/E ratio chart.**COST Price/Book ratio**is 9.79, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See COST forward Price/Book ratio chart.