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Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

NASDAQ: Services

Company Cash Flow
Aug 2014 Aug 2013 Aug 2012 Aug 2011
Cash Flow From Operating Activities
Net Income (Loss) 2.09B 2.06B 1.77B 1.54B
Operating Gains/Losses 0.00 0.00 0.00 -1.00M
Extraordinary Gains / Losses 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
(Increase) Decrease In Receivables 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
(Increase) Decrease in Inventories -563.00M -898.00M -490.00M -642.00M
(Increase) Decrease In Other Current Assets 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
(Decrease) Increase In Payables 529.00M 718.00M 338.00M 804.00M
(Decrease) Increase In Other Current Liabilities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
(Increase) Decrease In Other Working Capital 699.00M 386.00M 332.00M 370.00M
Other Non-Cash Items 265.00M 217.00M 205.00M 186.00M
Net Cash From Continuing Operations 3.98B 3.44B 3.06B 3.20B
Net Cash From Discontinued Operations 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Cash Provided By Investing Activities
Net Cash From Total Operating Activities 3.98B 3.44B 3.06B 3.20B
Sale of Property, Plant & Equipment 0.00 0.00 11.00M 16.00M
Cash Used for Investing Activities
Sale of Short-Term Investments 0.00 2.38B 2.30B 2.61B
Purchases of Property, Plant & Equipment -1.99B -2.08B -1.48B -1.29B
Acquisitions 0.00 0.00 0.00 165.00M
Purchases of Short-Term Investments -2.50B -2.57B -2.05B -3.28B
Other Cash from Investing Activities -3.00M 19.00M -22.00M -11.00M
Cash Provided by Financing Activities
Net Cash From Investing Activities -2.09B -2.25B -1.24B -1.18B
Issuance of Debt 185.00M 4.04B 244.00M 79.00M
Cash Used for Financing Activities
Issuance of Capital Stock 38.00M 52.00M 109.00M 0.00
Repayment of Long-Term Debt -103.00M -287.00M -1.01B -105.00M
Repurchase of Capital Stock -334.00M -36.00M -632.00M -624.00M
Payment of Cash Dividends -584.00M -3.56B -607.00M -389.00M
Other Financing Charges, Net 12.00M -168.00M -381.00M -238.00M
Net Cash From Financing Activities -786.00M 44.00M -2.28B -1.28B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes -11.00M -114.00M -21.00M 54.00M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.09B 1.12B -481.00M 795.00M
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Analysts Ratings for COST

Rating Current 1-Mo Ago 2-Mo Ago 3-Mo Ago
Strong Buy 11 12 11 11
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 8 8 9 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
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