Shares of Large-cap consumer discretionary company Costco Wholesale moved 0.6 this afternoon, and are now trading at $580.57 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $545.34.
Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Japan, the United Kingdom, Korea, Australia, Taiwan, China, Spain, France, Iceland, New Zealand, and Sweden.
Potential Costco Wholesale Investors Should Analyze the Following:
Costco Wholesale has moved 11.0% over the last year.
The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 5.43. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Costco Wholesale's estimated growth potential
Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 10.26
Costco Wholesale currently returns an annual dividend yield of 0.7%.
Understanding Costco Wholesale's Operating Margins
|Date Reported||Total Revenue ($ k)||Operating Expenses ($ k)||Operating Margins (%)||YoY Growth (%)|
Over the last 6 years, Costco Wholesale's operating margins have averaged only 3.2%, with a high coefficient of variability of 470.7%. The firm's margins exhibit a relatively stable growth trend of 2.6%.