Costco (COST) Tops Q4 EPS by 6c, Comps Increased 6.1%

October 5, 2017 4:15 PM EDT

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Costco (NASDAQ: COST) reported Q4 EPS of $2.08, $0.06 better than the analyst estimate of $2.02. Revenue for the quarter came in at $41.36 billion versus the consensus estimate of $41.55 billion.

Comparable sales for the 17-week fourth quarter, the 53-week fiscal year, and the 5-week September retail sales month were as follows:

17 Weeks 53 Weeks Sept. 5 Weeks
U.S. 6.5% 4.4% 9.0%
Canada 4.9% 4.7% 9.4%
Other International 5.6% 2.1% 8.2%
Total Company 6.1% 4.1% 8.9%
E-commerce 21% 13% 30%

Comparable sales for these periods excluding the impacts from changes in gasoline prices and foreign exchange were as follows:

17 Weeks 53 Weeks Sept. 5 Weeks
U.S. 5.8% 3.7% 7.1%
Canada 4.8% 3.8% 1.4%
Other International 6.0% 4.5% 7.2%
Total Company 5.7% 3.8% 6.2%

For earnings history and earnings-related data on Costco (COST) click here.



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