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    Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

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    143.68 Down 0.26(0.18%) May 22, 3:59PM EDT
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    Valuation Measures 
    Market Cap (intraday)5:63.22B
    Enterprise Value (May 25, 2015)3:61.05B
    Trailing P/E (ttm, intraday):28.12
    Forward P/E (fye Aug 31, 2016)1:25.16
    PEG Ratio (5 yr expected)1:2.67
    Price/Sales (ttm):0.55
    Price/Book (mrq):6.21
    Enterprise Value/Revenue (ttm)3:0.53
    Enterprise Value/EBITDA (ttm)6:13.43
    Financial Highlights 
    Fiscal Year
    Fiscal Year Ends:Aug 31
    Most Recent Quarter (mrq):Feb 15, 2015
    Profitability
    Profit Margin (ttm):1.96%
    Operating Margin (ttm):3.01%
    Management Effectiveness
    Return on Assets (ttm):6.67%
    Return on Equity (ttm):20.75%
    Income Statement
    Revenue (ttm):115.64B
    Revenue Per Share (ttm):263.39
    Qtrly Revenue Growth (yoy):4.40%
    Gross Profit (ttm):14.18B
    EBITDA (ttm)6:4.55B
    Net Income Avl to Common (ttm):2.26B
    Diluted EPS (ttm):5.11
    Qtrly Earnings Growth (yoy):29.20%
    Balance Sheet
    Total Cash (mrq):7.45B
    Total Cash Per Share (mrq):16.94
    Total Debt (mrq):5.03B
    Total Debt/Equity (mrq):48.25
    Current Ratio (mrq):0.99
    Book Value Per Share (mrq):23.19
    Cash Flow Statement
    Operating Cash Flow (ttm):4.36B
    Levered Free Cash Flow (ttm):4.12B
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    Income Statement - Balance Sheet - Cash Flow

    Trading Information 
    Stock Price History
    Beta:0.71
    52-Week Change3:25.00%
    S&P500 52-Week Change3:11.87%
    52-Week High (Feb 4, 2015)3:156.85
    52-Week Low (May 29, 2014)3:113.51
    50-Day Moving Average3:146.49
    200-Day Moving Average3:144.76
    Share Statistics
    Avg Vol (3 month)3:1,990,220
    Avg Vol (10 day)3:1,842,900
    Shares Outstanding5:439.97M
    Float:435.86M
    % Held by Insiders1:0.81%
    % Held by Institutions1:75.70%
    Shares Short (as of Apr 15, 2015)3:5.18M
    Short Ratio (as of Apr 15, 2015)3:2.60
    Short % of Float (as of Apr 15, 2015)3:1.20%
    Shares Short (prior month)3:5.39M
    Dividends & Splits
    Forward Annual Dividend Rate4:1.60
    Forward Annual Dividend Yield4:1.10%
    Trailing Annual Dividend Yield3:6.47
    Trailing Annual Dividend Yield3:4.50%
    5 Year Average Dividend Yield4:1.20%
    Payout Ratio4:125.00%
    Dividend Date3:May 15, 2015
    Ex-Dividend Date4:Apr 29, 2015
    Last Split Factor (new per old)2:2:1
    Last Split Date3:Jan 14, 2000

    See Key Statistics Help for definitions of terms used.
    Abbreviation Guide: K = Thousands; M = Millions; B = Billions
    mrq = Most Recent Quarter (as of Feb 15, 2015)
    ttm = Trailing Twelve Months (as of Feb 15, 2015)
    yoy = Year Over Year (as of Feb 15, 2015)
    lfy = Last Fiscal Year (as of Aug 31, 2014)
    fye = Fiscal Year Ending
    1 Data provided by Thomson Reuters
    2 Data provided by EDGAR Online
    3 Data derived from multiple sources or calculated by Yahoo! Finance
    4 Data provided by Morningstar, Inc.
    5 Shares outstanding is taken from the most recently filed quarterly or annual report and Market Cap is calculated using shares outstanding.
    6 EBITDA is calculated by Capital IQ using methodology that may differ from that used by a company in its reporting

    Currency in USD.