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Intrinsic value of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Previous Close$503.86
Intrinsic Value
Upside potential
Previous Close
$503.86

VALUATION INPUT DATA (original, your and others' valuations)

ParameterOrig.Your
Date of valuation (DoV)  
Intrinsic value (IV) at DoV, $/sh  
IV at current val. algorithm, $/sh2436.07 

The original valuation is based on fiscal year data as of 2022-08-31 and quarterly data as of 2022-08-31.

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Annual revenue growth rates, % (past and forecasted)

NOTE: The bar chart shows historic and forecasted yearly revenue growth rates. Its purpose is to help you in determining what initial revenue rate you want to base your stock valuation on. Please make sure that you are confident in the value you select - for most stocks it is by far the most important parameter in valuation.

Company description

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Australia, Spain, France, Iceland, China, and Taiwan. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company offers sundries, dry groceries, candies, coolers, freezers, liquor, and tobacco and deli products; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, garden and patio products, sporting goods, tires, toys and seasonal products, office supplies, automotive care products, postages, tickets, apparel, small appliances, furniture, domestics, housewares, special order kiosks, and jewelry; and meat, produce, service deli, and bakery products. It also operates pharmacies, optical, food courts, hearing aids, and tire installation centers, as well as 668 gas stations; and offers online business delivery, travel, same-day grocery, and various other services. As of August 28, 2022, the company operated 838 membership warehouses, including 578 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 107 in Canada, 40 in Mexico, 31 in Japan, 29 in the United Kingdom, 17 in Korea, 14 in Taiwan, 13 in Australia, 4 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, 2 in France, and 2 in China. It also operates e-commerce websites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Australia. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.

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FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FORECAST and PRESENT VALUE CALCULATION

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INCOME STATEMENT

Revenue growth rate, %15.8NaN
Revenue, $226954NaN
Variable operating expenses, $mNaN
Fixed operating expenses, $mNaN
Total operating expenses, $m219161NaN
Operating income, $m7793NaN
EBITDA, $m10070NaN
Interest expense (income), $mNaN
Earnings before tax, $m7769NaN
Tax expense, $m1925NaN
Net income, $m5844NaN

BALANCE SHEET

Cash and short-term investments, $m11049NaN
Total assets, $m64166NaN
Adjusted assets (=assets-cash), $m53117NaN
Average production assets, $m28681NaN
Working capital, $m698NaN
Total debt, $m11394NaN
Total liabilities, $m43524NaN
Total equity, $m20642NaN
Debt-to-equity ratio0.552NaN
Adjusted equity ratio0.200NaN

CASH FLOW

Net income, $m5844NaN
Depreciation, amort., depletion, $m2277NaN
Funds from operations, $mNaN
Change in working capital, $mNaN
Cash from operations, $m7392NaN
Maintenance CAPEX, $mNaN
New CAPEX, $mNaN
Total CAPEX, $m-3891NaN
Free cash flow, $m11283NaN
Issuance/(repurchase) of shares, $mNaN
Retained Cash Flow, $mNaN
Pot'l extraordinary dividend, $m698
Cash available for distribution, $mNaN
Discount rate, %NaN
PV of cash for distribution, $mNaN
Current shareholders' claim on cash, %NaN
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