Costco
COST
#41
Rank
$223.32 B
Marketcap
$503.29
Share price
1.00%
Change (1 day)
2.21%
Change (1 year)

Costco Wholesale Corporation is an American wholesale chain with headquarters in Issaquah near Seattle, Washington State.

Operating Margin for Costco (COST)

Operating Margin as of January 2023 (TTM): 3.45%

According to Costco's latest financial reports and stock price the company's current Operating Margin is 3.45%. At the end of 2022 the company had an Operating Margin of 3.45%.

Operating Margin history for Costco from 2001 to 2022

Operating Margin at the end of each year

Year Operating Margin Change
20223.45%1.32%
20213.41%5.94%
20203.22%3.14%
20193.12%-0.55%
20183.14%0.23%
20173.13%2.69%
20163.05%-1.72%
20153.10%9.28%
20142.84%-2.18%
20132.90%3.95%
20122.79%4.14%
20112.68%1.71%
20102.64%9.81%
20092.40%-12.98%
20082.76%3.86%
20072.66%-8.81%
20062.91%-0.49%
20052.93%0.5%
20042.91%6.95%
20032.72%-7.29%
20022.94%1.82%
20012.88%

Operating Margin for similar companies or competitors

Company Operating Margin Operating Margin differencediff. Country
3.26%-99.81%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA
8.31%-99.58%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA
7.93%-99.65%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA
4.03%-99.79%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA
3.84%-99.84%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA
10.40%-98.94%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA
3.76%-99.97%๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ USA

What is a company's Operating Margin

The operating margin is a key indicator to assess the profitability of a company. Higher operating margins are generaly better as they show that a company is able to sell its products or services for much more than their production costs. The operating margin is calculated by dividing a company's earnings by its revenue.