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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST)


Analysis of Solvency Ratios

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Solvency Ratios (Summary)

Costco Wholesale Corp., solvency ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Debt Ratios
Debt to equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Financial leverage hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Coverage Ratios
Interest coverage hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Fixed charge coverage hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-11), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-18), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-12), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-14), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-15).

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity.
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity.
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets.
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s financial leverage ratio declined from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s interest coverage ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.
Fixed charge coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as earnings before fixed charges and tax divided by fixed charges. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s fixed charge coverage ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Equity

Costco Wholesale Corp., debt to equity calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current portion of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Long-term debt, excluding current portion hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
 
Total Costco stockholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Solvency Ratio
Debt to equity1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity, Competitors2
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
Debt to Equity, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Equity, Industry
Consumer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-11), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-18), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-12), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-14), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-15).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to equity = Total debt ÷ Total Costco stockholders’ equity
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity.

Debt to Capital

Costco Wholesale Corp., debt to capital calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current portion of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Long-term debt, excluding current portion hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total Costco stockholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Solvency Ratio
Debt to capital1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital, Competitors2
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
Debt to Capital, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Capital, Industry
Consumer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-11), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-18), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-12), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-14), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-15).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to capital = Total debt ÷ Total capital
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity.

Debt to Assets

Costco Wholesale Corp., debt to assets calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current portion of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Long-term debt, excluding current portion hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
 
Total assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Solvency Ratio
Debt to assets1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Debt to Assets, Competitors2
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
Debt to Assets, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Debt to Assets, Industry
Consumer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-11), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-18), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-12), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-14), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-15).

1 2019 Calculation
Debt to assets = Total debt ÷ Total assets
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets.

Financial Leverage

Costco Wholesale Corp., financial leverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total Costco stockholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Financial Leverage, Competitors2
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
Financial Leverage, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Financial Leverage, Industry
Consumer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-11), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-18), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-12), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-14), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-15).

1 2019 Calculation
Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Total Costco stockholders’ equity
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s financial leverage ratio declined from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Interest Coverage

Costco Wholesale Corp., interest coverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Costco hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Income tax expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Interest expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Solvency Ratio
Interest coverage1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Interest Coverage, Competitors2
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
Interest Coverage, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Interest Coverage, Industry
Consumer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-11), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-18), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-12), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-14), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-15).

1 2019 Calculation
Interest coverage = EBIT ÷ Interest expense
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s interest coverage ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.

Fixed Charge Coverage

Costco Wholesale Corp., fixed charge coverage calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Costco hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Income tax expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Interest expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Aggregate rental expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Earnings before fixed charges and tax hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
 
Interest expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Aggregate rental expense hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Fixed charges hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Solvency Ratio
Fixed charge coverage1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Fixed Charge Coverage, Competitors2
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
Fixed Charge Coverage, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Fixed Charge Coverage, Industry
Consumer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-11), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-18), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-12), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-14), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-15).

1 2019 Calculation
Fixed charge coverage = Earnings before fixed charges and tax ÷ Fixed charges
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Fixed charge coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as earnings before fixed charges and tax divided by fixed charges. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s fixed charge coverage ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.