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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COST)


Enterprise Value (EV)

Intermediate level


Current Enterprise Value (EV)

Costco Wholesale Corp., current enterprise value calculation

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Current share price (P)
No. shares of common stock outstanding
US$ in millions
Common equity (market value)1
Add: Preferred stock $.01 par value; no shares issued and outstanding (per books)
Add: Noncontrolling interests (per books)
Total equity
Add: Current portion of long-term debt (per books)
Add: Long-term debt, excluding current portion (per books)
Total equity and debt
Less: Cash and cash equivalents
Less: Short-term investments
Enterprise value (EV)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-11).

1 Common equity (market value) = Share price × No. shares of common stock outstanding
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Historical Enterprise Value (EV)

Costco Wholesale Corp., EV calculation

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Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Share price1, 2
No. shares of common stock outstanding1
US$ in millions
Common equity (market value)3
Add: Preferred stock $.01 par value; no shares issued and outstanding (book value)
Add: Noncontrolling interests (book value)
Total equity
Add: Current portion of long-term debt (book value)
Add: Long-term debt, excluding current portion (book value)
Total equity and debt
Less: Cash and cash equivalents
Less: Short-term investments
Enterprise value (EV)

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 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Closing price as at the filing date of Costco Wholesale Corp.’s Annual Report.

3 2019 Calculation
Common equity (market value) = Share price × No. shares of common stock outstanding
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1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.
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Item Description The company
EV Enterprise value is total company value (the market value of common equity, debt, and preferred equity) minus the value of cash and short-term investments. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s EV increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.