Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) reports its operating results for the 17-week fourth quarter and the 53-week fiscal year 2012.
For the period of 17-week fourth quarter net sales remained $31.52 billion, an upsurge of 14% from $27.59 billion fourth quarter based on 16 weeks of previous year.
For the 53-week fiscal year 2012net sales remained $97.06 billion, an upsurge of 12% from $87.05 billion in the previous 52-week fiscal year.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) traded with volume of 5,739,800 shares in last session which was unexpectedly higher versus average trading capacity of 1.69 million shares. The stock traded with opening bell at $102.40, gained the maximum price level of $104.43 and then finished the day at $101.56 by scoring +1.92%.
COST remained successful in generating revenue of $95.10 billion in the trailing twelve months and made net income of $1.58 billion. The Company maintained a positive 1.73% for the net profit margin and in its operating margin it scored 2.70%. Company’s yearly revenue change for the last five years was 8.13%.
The COST’s price to sales ratio is 0.46 and price to cash ratio is 7.35 for the past 12 months. As far as the returns from the company is concerned, return on assets remained as +6.00%.
The stock showed upbeat performance of +1.95% for the week which was maintained for the month at +2.05%. Likewise the positive performance for the trailing 3 months was recorded as +8.33% and in last year was +27.05% while the performance so far in current year remains at +23.00%.
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