Costco Debt to Equity Ratio 2006-2018 | COST

Current and historical debt to equity ratio values for Costco (COST) over the last 10 years. The debt/equity ratio can be defined as a measure of a company's financial leverage calculated by dividing its long-term debt by stockholders' equity. Costco debt/equity for the three months ending August 31, 2018 was 0.50.
Costco Debt/Equity Ratio Historical Data
Date Long Term Debt Shareholder's Equity Debt to Equity Ratio
2018-08-31 $6.49B $13.10B 0.50
2018-05-31 $6.49B $12.45B 0.52
2018-02-28 $6.51B $12.05B 0.54
2017-11-30 $6.48B $11.36B 0.57
2017-08-31 $6.57B $11.08B 0.59
2017-05-31 $2.82B $10.19B 0.28
2017-02-28 $2.82B $12.71B 0.22
2016-11-30 $3.93B $12.23B 0.32
2016-08-31 $4.06B $12.33B 0.33
2016-05-31 $3.92B $11.75B 0.33
2016-02-29 $4.89B $11.23B 0.44
2015-11-30 $4.85B $11.08B 0.44
2015-08-31 $4.85B $10.84B 0.45
2015-05-31 $4.83B $10.81B 0.45
2015-02-28 $3.83B $10.43B 0.37
2014-11-30 $5.03B $12.57B 0.40
2014-08-31 $5.09B $12.52B 0.41
2014-05-31 $4.99B $12.02B 0.42
2014-02-28 $4.99B $11.71B 0.43
2013-11-30 $4.99B $11.41B 0.44
2013-08-31 $5.00B $11.01B 0.45
2013-05-31 $4.89B $10.65B 0.46
2013-02-28 $4.81B $10.28B 0.47
2012-11-30 $1.37B $12.83B 0.11
2012-08-31 $1.38B $12.52B 0.11
2012-05-31 $1.37B $13.18B 0.10
2012-02-29 $1.38B $12.82B 0.11
2011-11-30 $1.33B $12.45B 0.11
2011-08-31 $1.25B $12.57B 0.10
2011-05-31 $1.25B $12.54B 0.10
2011-02-28 $2.14B $12.12B 0.18
2010-11-30 $2.14B $11.71B 0.18
2010-08-31 $2.14B $10.93B 0.20
2010-05-31 $2.13B $10.97B 0.19
2010-02-28 $2.13B $10.74B 0.20
2009-11-30 $2.14B $10.43B 0.21
2009-08-31 $2.13B $10.10B 0.21
2009-05-31 $2.15B $9.47B 0.23
2009-02-28 $2.20B $9.12B 0.24
2008-11-30 $2.20B $8.85B 0.25
2008-08-31 $2.21B $9.19B 0.24
2008-05-31 $2.19B $9.12B 0.24
2008-02-29 $2.18B $8.95B 0.24
2007-11-30 $2.18B $8.76B 0.25
2007-08-31 $2.11B $8.62B 0.24
2007-05-31 $2.16B $8.48B 0.26
2007-02-28 $0.17B $8.79B 0.02
2006-11-30 $0.18B $8.97B 0.02
2006-08-31 $0.22B $9.14B 0.02
2006-05-31 $0.23B $9.24B 0.03
2006-02-28 $0.54B $9.07B 0.06
2005-11-30 $0.55B $9.07B 0.06
2005-08-31 $0.71B $8.88B 0.08
2005-05-31 $0.72B $8.86B 0.08
2005-02-28 $0.73B $8.62B 0.09
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Retail/Wholesale Retail - Discount & Variety $102.602B $141.576B
Costco Wholesale Corporation operates an international chain of membership warehouses, mainly under the `Costco Wholesale` name, that carry quality, brand name merchandise at substantially lower prices than are typically found at conventional wholesale or retail sources. The warehouses are designed to help small-to-medium-sized businesses reduce costs in purchasing for resale and for everyday business use. Individuals may also purchase for their personal needs. Costco's warehouses present one of the largest and most exclusive product category selections to be found under a single roof. Categories include groceries, candy, appliances, television and media, automotive supplies, tires, toys, hardware, sporting goods, jewelry, watches, cameras, books, housewares, apparel, health and beauty aids, tobacco, furniture, and office equipment. Costco is known for carrying top quality national and regional brands, with 100% satisfaction guaranteed, at prices consistently below traditional wholesale or retail outlets.
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