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Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COST)

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Analysis of Long-term (Investment) Activity Ratios

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Long-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

Costco Wholesale Corp., long-term (investment) activity ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 30, 2020 Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015
Net fixed asset turnover
Net fixed asset turnover (including operating lease, right-of-use asset)
Total asset turnover
Equity turnover

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-07), 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).

Long-term activity ratio Description The company
Net fixed asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by net fixed assets. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s net fixed asset turnover ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Net fixed asset turnover (including operating lease, right-of-use asset) An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by net fixed assets (including operating lease, right-of-use asset). Costco Wholesale Corp.’s net fixed asset turnover ratio (with operating lease, right-of-use asset) improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.
Total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by total assets. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Equity turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by shareholders’ equity. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s equity turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Net Fixed Asset Turnover

Costco Wholesale Corp., net fixed asset turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 30, 2020 Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net sales
Property and equipment, net
Long-term Activity Ratio
Net fixed asset turnover1
Benchmarks
Net Fixed Asset Turnover, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Dollar General Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.
Net Fixed Asset Turnover, Sector
General Retailers
Net Fixed Asset Turnover, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-07), 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).

1 2020 Calculation
Net fixed asset turnover = Net sales ÷ Property and equipment, net
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Long-term activity ratio Description The company
Net fixed asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by net fixed assets. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s net fixed asset turnover ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Net Fixed Asset Turnover (including Operating Lease, Right-of-Use Asset)

Costco Wholesale Corp., net fixed asset turnover (including operating lease, right-of-use asset) calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 30, 2020 Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net sales
 
Property and equipment, net
Operating lease right-of-use assets
Property and equipment, net (including operating lease, right-of-use asset)
Long-term Activity Ratio
Net fixed asset turnover (including operating lease, right-of-use asset)1
Benchmarks
Net Fixed Asset Turnover (including Operating Lease, Right-of-Use Asset), Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Dollar General Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.
Net Fixed Asset Turnover (including Operating Lease, Right-of-Use Asset), Sector
General Retailers
Net Fixed Asset Turnover (including Operating Lease, Right-of-Use Asset), Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-07), 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).

1 2020 Calculation
Net fixed asset turnover (including operating lease, right-of-use asset) = Net sales ÷ Property and equipment, net (including operating lease, right-of-use asset)
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Long-term activity ratio Description The company
Net fixed asset turnover (including operating lease, right-of-use asset) An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by net fixed assets (including operating lease, right-of-use asset). Costco Wholesale Corp.’s net fixed asset turnover ratio (with operating lease, right-of-use asset) improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.

Total Asset Turnover

Costco Wholesale Corp., total asset turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 30, 2020 Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net sales
Total assets
Long-term Activity Ratio
Total asset turnover1
Benchmarks
Total Asset Turnover, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Dollar General Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.
Total Asset Turnover, Sector
General Retailers
Total Asset Turnover, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-07), 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).

1 2020 Calculation
Total asset turnover = Net sales ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Long-term activity ratio Description The company
Total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by total assets. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Equity Turnover

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

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 30, 2020 Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net sales
Total Costco stockholders’ equity
Long-term Activity Ratio
Equity turnover1
Benchmarks
Equity Turnover, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Dollar General Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.
Equity Turnover, Sector
General Retailers
Equity Turnover, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-07), 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).

1 2020 Calculation
Equity turnover = Net sales ÷ Total Costco stockholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Long-term activity ratio Description The company
Equity turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by shareholders’ equity. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s equity turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.