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Financial Analysis and Valuation of Costco

Wenlin Li * 1
1 Beijing Technology and Business University

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Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences, Vol. 36, 17-23
Published 10 November 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Wenlin Li. Financial Analysis and Valuation of Costco. AEMPS (2023) Vol. 36: 17-23. DOI: 10.54254/2754-1169/36/20231779.

Abstract

This essay intends to offer an essential insight of the American retail giant Costco, using its business model, an accounting measurement, performance evaluation, and future estimation to determine whether it is a company worth investing in. The research is significant as it helps investors validate and evaluate their investment decisions in light of the rapid changes in the retail industry and the economic environment. The paper shows that Costco is an ideal company for investors to invest in, as it has a successful business mod-el that focuses on offering high-quality goods at low prices, providing excel-lent customer service, and paying its employees well. The company's ac-counting measurement is also reliable, with its financial statements reflecting its true financial performance. Furthermore, the paper evaluates Costco's performance over the years and finds that the company has consistently achieved strong financial results and has been able to maintain its competi-tive position in the retail industry. Finally, the paper provides a positive fu-ture estimation of Costco's performance based on the company's growth strategies and the anticipated growth in the retail industry. In conclusion, the fundamental analysis of Costco presented in this paper shows that the com-pany is a worthy investment for investors. The research is based on reliable data and analysis, which can be used to support investment decisions in the retail industry.

Keywords

retailing industry, accounting analysis, performance evaluation, strategic objectives

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Economic Management and Green Development
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-093-6
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-094-3
Published Date
10 November 2023
Series
Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences
ISSN (Print)
2754-1169
ISSN (Online)
2754-1177
DOI
10.54254/2754-1169/36/20231779
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
Open Access
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited

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