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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc


Liquidity Analysis

Difficulty: Beginner


Ratios (Summary)

Costco Wholesale Corp., liquidity ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014 Sep 1, 2013 Sep 2, 2012
Current ratio hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Quick ratio hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash ratio hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Source: Based on data from Costco Wholesale Corp. Annual Reports

Ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. Costco Wholesale Corp.'s current ratio deteriorated from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly improved from 2016 to 2017.
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. Costco Wholesale Corp.'s quick ratio deteriorated from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly improved from 2016 to 2017.
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. Costco Wholesale Corp.'s cash ratio deteriorated from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly improved from 2016 to 2017.

Current Ratio

Costco Wholesale Corp., current ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014 Sep 1, 2013 Sep 2, 2012
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
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Current liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Current ratio1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Current Ratio, Competitors
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
eBay Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Lowe's Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Netflix Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Current Ratio, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Current Ratio, Industry
Consumer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Source: Based on data from Costco Wholesale Corp. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Current ratio = Current assets ÷ Current liabilities
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Ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. Costco Wholesale Corp.'s current ratio deteriorated from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly improved from 2016 to 2017.

Quick Ratio

Costco Wholesale Corp., quick ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014 Sep 1, 2013 Sep 2, 2012
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Cash and cash equivalents hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term investments hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Receivables, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total quick assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Current liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Quick ratio1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Quick Ratio, Competitors
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
eBay Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Lowe's Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Netflix Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Quick Ratio, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Quick Ratio, Industry
Consumer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Source: Based on data from Costco Wholesale Corp. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Quick ratio = Total quick assets ÷ Current liabilities
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. Costco Wholesale Corp.'s quick ratio deteriorated from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly improved from 2016 to 2017.

Cash Ratio

Costco Wholesale Corp., cash ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014 Sep 1, 2013 Sep 2, 2012
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Cash and cash equivalents hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term investments hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total cash assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Current liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Cash ratio1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Cash Ratio, Competitors
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
eBay Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Lowe's Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Netflix Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash Ratio, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash Ratio, Industry
Consumer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Source: Based on data from Costco Wholesale Corp. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Cash ratio = Total cash assets ÷ Current liabilities
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. Costco Wholesale Corp.'s cash ratio deteriorated from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly improved from 2016 to 2017.