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Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COST)

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Enterprise Value to FCFF (EV/FCFF)

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Free Cash Flow to The Firm (FCFF)

Costco Wholesale Corp., FCFF calculation

US$ in millions

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12 months ended: Aug 29, 2021 Aug 30, 2020 Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016
Net income attributable to Costco
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
Net noncash charges
Changes in operating assets and liabilities
Net cash provided by operating activities
Cash paid during the year for interest, net of tax1
Additions to property and equipment
Free cash flow to the firm (FCFF)

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-08-29), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-08-30), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-09-01), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-09-02), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-09-03), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-08-28).

Item Description The company
FCFF Free cash flow to the firm is the cash flow available to the Costco Wholesale Corp. suppliers of capital after all operating expenses have been paid and necessary investments in working and fixed capital have been made. Costco Wholesale Corp. FCFF increased from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly decreased from 2020 to 2021.

Interest Paid, Net of Tax

Costco Wholesale Corp., interest paid, net of tax calculation

US$ in millions

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12 months ended: Aug 29, 2021 Aug 30, 2020 Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016
Effective Income Tax Rate (EITR)
EITR1
Interest Paid, Net of Tax
Cash paid during the year for interest, before tax
Less: Cash paid during the year for interest, tax2
Cash paid during the year for interest, net of tax

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-08-29), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-08-30), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-09-01), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-09-02), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-09-03), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-08-28).

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2 2021 Calculation
Cash paid during the year for interest, tax = Cash paid during the year for interest × EITR
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Enterprise Value to FCFF Ratio, Current

Costco Wholesale Corp., current EV/FCFF calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Enterprise value (EV)
Free cash flow to the firm (FCFF)
Valuation Ratio
EV/FCFF
Benchmarks
EV/FCFF, Competitors1
Walmart Inc.
EV/FCFF, Sector
Food & Staples Retailing
EV/FCFF, Industry
Consumer Staples

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-08-29).

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If the company EV/FCFF is lower then the EV/FCFF of benchmark then company is relatively undervalued.
Otherwise, if the company EV/FCFF is higher then the EV/FCFF of benchmark then company is relatively overvalued.


Enterprise Value to FCFF Ratio, Historical

Costco Wholesale Corp., historical EV/FCFF calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Aug 29, 2021 Aug 30, 2020 Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Enterprise value (EV)1
Free cash flow to the firm (FCFF)2
Valuation Ratio
EV/FCFF3
Benchmarks
EV/FCFF, Competitors4
Walmart Inc.
EV/FCFF, Sector
Food & Staples Retailing
EV/FCFF, Industry
Consumer Staples

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-08-29), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-08-30), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-09-01), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-09-02), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-09-03), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-08-28).

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3 2021 Calculation
EV/FCFF = EV ÷ FCFF
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Valuation ratio Description The company
EV/FCFF Enterprise value to free cash flow to the firm is whole company valuation indicator. Costco Wholesale Corp. EV/FCFF ratio decreased from 2019 to 2020 but then increased from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.