Intrinsic value of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

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$388.39

STOCK VALUATION INPUT DATA

Revenue, mln $
Initial revenue growth rate, %
Variable cost ratio, %
Fixed operating expenses, mln $
Production assets / Revenue, %
Working capital / Revenue, %
Interest rate on debt, %
Life of production assets, yrs
Initial discount rate, %
Shares outstanding, mln
Adjusted equity ratio
Revenue / Adjusted assets

Based on fiscal year data as of 2020-08-31 and quarterly data as of 2020-08-31.

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Annual revenue growth rates, % (past and forecasted)

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 provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, and deli products, as well as produce; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers, as well as 615 gas stations; and offers business delivery, travel, same-day grocery, and various other services online in various countries. As of October 07, 2020, the company operated 796 warehouses, including 552 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 102 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 29 in the United Kingdom, 27 in Japan, 16 in South Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 12 in Australia, 3 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, 1 in France, and 1 in China. It also operates e-commerce websites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, South 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.

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FORECAST and PRESENT VALUE CALCULATION

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INCOME STATEMENT

Revenue growth rate, %9.2NaN
Revenue, $166761NaN
Variable operating expenses, $mNaN
Fixed operating expenses, $mNaN
Total operating expenses, $m161326NaN
Operating income, $m5435NaN
EBITDA, $m7080NaN
Interest expense (income), $mNaN
Earnings before tax, $m5310NaN
Tax expense, $m1308NaN
Net income, $m4002NaN

BALANCE SHEET

Cash and short-term investments, $m13305NaN
Total assets, $m55556NaN
Adjusted assets (=assets-cash), $m42251NaN
Average production assets, $m21349NaN
Working capital, $m3276NaN
Total debt, $m7609NaN
Total liabilities, $m36851NaN
Total equity, $m18705NaN
Debt-to-equity ratio0.407NaN
Adjusted equity ratio0.13NaN

CASH FLOW

Net income, $m4002NaN
Depreciation, amort., depletion, $m1645NaN
Funds from operations, $mNaN
Change in working capital, $mNaN
Cash from operations, $m8861NaN
Maintenance CAPEX, $mNaN
New CAPEX, $mNaN
Total CAPEX, $m-2810NaN
Cash from investing activities, $mNaN
Free cash flow, $m11671NaN
Issuance/(repurchase) of shares, $mNaN
Retained Cash Flow (-), $mNaN
Cash flow adjustment, $mNaN
Cash available for distribution, $mNaN
Discount rate, %NaN
PV of cash for distribution, $mNaN
Current shareholders' claim on cash, %NaN