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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST)


Price to FCFE (P/FCFE)

Medium level of difficulty


Free Cash Flow to Equity (FCFE)

Costco Wholesale Corp., FCFE calculation

US$ in millions

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12 months ended Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
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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).

Item Description The company
FCFE Free cash flow to equity is the cash flow available to Costco Wholesale Corp.’s equity holders after all operating expenses, interest, and principal payments have been paid and necessary investments in working and fixed capital have been made. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s FCFE declined from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly increased from 2018 to 2019.

Price to FCFE Ratio, Current

Costco Wholesale Corp., current P/FCFE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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No. shares of common stock outstanding hidden
Selected Financial Data (US$)
Free cash flow to equity (FCFE) (in millions) hidden
FCFE per share hidden
Current share price (P) hidden
Valuation Ratio
P/FCFE hidden
Benchmarks
P/FCFE, Competitors1
Amazon.com Inc. hidden
eBay Inc. hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. hidden
Netflix Inc. hidden
Target Corp. hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden
P/FCFE, Sector
General Retailers hidden
P/FCFE, Industry
Consumer Services hidden

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

1 Click competitor name to see calculations.

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


Price to FCFE Ratio, Historical

Costco Wholesale Corp., historical P/FCFE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Sep 1, 2019 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 3, 2017 Aug 28, 2016 Aug 30, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
No. shares of common stock outstanding1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Selected Financial Data (US$)
Free cash flow to equity (FCFE) (in millions)2 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
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Share price1, 4 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Valuation Ratio
P/FCFE5 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
P/FCFE, Competitors6
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
P/FCFE, Sector
General Retailers hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
P/FCFE, 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 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 See details »

3 2019 Calculation
FCFE per share = FCFE ÷ No. shares of common stock outstanding
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4 Closing price as at the filing date of Costco Wholesale Corp.’s Annual Report.

5 2019 Calculation
P/FCFE = Share price ÷ FCFE per share
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6 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Valuation ratio Description The company
P/FCFE Price to free cash flow to equity is cash valuation indicator of stockholders’ equity. Costco Wholesale Corp.’s P/FCFE ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.