Costco Wholesale Corporation (OQ:COST)

Sector:  Consumer Cyclicals Industry:  Discount Stores
See Regulatory Filings on SEC
Company Contact
Address: 999 Lake Dr
ISSAQUAH WA 98027-8990
Tel: 1-425-3138203
IR: See website
Key People
W. Craig Jelinek
President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Ron M. Vachris
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Merchandising
Richard A. Galanti
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director
Paul G. Moulton
Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Patrick J Callans
Executive Vice President - Administration
James C. Klauer
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Northern Division
Russ D. Miller
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Southern Division and Mexico
James P. Murphy
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - International
Joseph P. Portera
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Eastern and Canadian Divisions, Chief Diversity Officer
Timothy L. Rose
Executive Vice President - Ancillary Businesses, Manufacturing, and Business Centers
Business Overview
Costco Wholesale Corporation is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Australia, Spain, and through its subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea. As of August 28, 2016, the Company operated 715 warehouses across the world. The Company's average warehouse space is approximately 144,000 square feet. The Company's warehouses on average operate on a seven-day, 70-hour week. The Company offers merchandise in various categories, which include foods (including dry foods, packaged foods and groceries); sundries (including snack foods, candy, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies); hardlines (including appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio); fresh foods (including meat, produce, deli and bakery); softlines (including apparel and small appliances), and other (including gas stations and pharmacy).
Financial Overview
For the 36 weeks ended 10 May 2020, Costco Wholesale Corporation revenues increased 8% to $113.38B. Net income before extraordinary items increased 9% to $2.61B. Revenues reflect United States operations segment increase of 62% to $83.21B, Other International operations segment increase of 65% to $15.08B, Canadian operations segment increase of 57% to $15.08B. Net income benefited from United States operations segment income increase of 49% to $2.31B.
Employees: 149,000 as of Sep 1, 2019
Reporting Currency: U.S. Dollars
Enterprise value: $141,708M as of May 10, 2020
Annual revenue (TTM): $160,876M as of May 10, 2020
EBITDA (TTM): $6,601M as of May 10, 2020
Net annual income (TTM): $3,752M as of May 10, 2020
Free cash flow (TTM): $2,799M as of May 10, 2020
Net Debt Last Fiscal Year: N/A
Shares outstanding: 441,523,711 as of May 27, 2020
Index Membership: S&P 500
TTM: Trailing Twelve Months
EBITDA: Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, & Amortization

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