Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

481.42 -0.11%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
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

  1. COST quarterly revenue growth was 15.00%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (6.64% and 9.28%, respectively). See COST revenue growth chart.
  2. COST profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.14 percentage points. See COST profitability chart.
  3. COST average analyst rating is Buy. See COST analyst rating chart.

Cons

  1. COST forward P/E ratio is 48.56, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See COST forward P/E ratio chart.
  2. COST Price/Book ratio is 15.09, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See COST forward Price/Book ratio chart.