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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
COST [NASD]
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E32.85 EPS (ttm)5.42 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand436.59M Perf Week3.62%
Market Cap77.65B Forward P/E27.85 EPS next Y6.39 Insider Trans-22.35% Shs Float436.08M Perf Month4.28%
Income2.38B PEG3.29 EPS next Q1.31 Inst Own75.80% Short Float1.63% Perf Quarter4.18%
Sales121.19B P/S0.64 EPS this Y-0.70% Inst Trans1.29% Short Ratio2.99 Perf Half Y22.06%
Book/sh28.33 P/B6.28 EPS next Y13.24% ROA6.90% Target Price183.88 Perf Year23.60%
Cash/sh13.66 P/C13.02 EPS next 5Y9.98% ROE19.90% 52W Range136.59 - 176.06 Perf YTD15.58%
Dividend2.00 P/FCF45.28 EPS past 5Y10.10% ROI13.80% 52W High1.02% Beta0.96
Dividend %1.12% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y6.00% Gross Margin13.30% 52W Low30.21% ATR2.06
Employees126000 Current Ratio0.90 Sales Q/Q5.70% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)75.98 Volatility1.00% 1.03%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.41 EPS Q/Q-5.50% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume1.87 Prev Close174.73
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.23 EarningsMay 25 AMC Payout32.20% Avg Volume2.38M Price177.86
Recom2.10 SMA203.40% SMA506.87% SMA20013.78% Volume4,466,697 Change1.79%
May-26-17Reiterated Stifel Buy $185 → $191
May-09-17Initiated Gordon Haskett Accumulate $191
Apr-21-17Upgrade Barclays Equal Weight → Overweight $170 → $185
Mar-03-17Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $158 → $170
Feb-10-17Initiated Susquehanna Positive $192
Feb-06-17Initiated Bernstein Mkt Perform $170
Jan-20-17Resumed Stifel Buy $185
Jan-05-17Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $170 → $180
Dec-19-16Upgrade Citigroup Neutral → Buy
Dec-08-16Resumed Credit Suisse Outperform $175
Dec-08-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $176 → $177
Oct-19-16Upgrade Northcoast Neutral → Buy
Oct-18-16Initiated Wells Fargo Market Perform
Jun-01-16Upgrade Goldman Neutral → Buy $169 → $175
May-27-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $169 → $173
May-03-16Initiated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $169
Mar-31-16Resumed Barclays Equal Weight
Mar-04-16Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $175 → $170
Dec-10-15Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $150 → $160
Dec-10-15Reiterated Argus Buy $165 → $175
May-26-17 05:06PM  How Costco Performed on the Margins Front in Fiscal 3Q17 Market Realist
04:45PM  Costco just went from 7 to 19 fulfillment centers in one year American City Business Journals
04:21PM  Costcos got the goods to take on Wal-Mart and Amazon, analysts say MarketWatch
04:08PM  Markets Right Now: Tiny gains push S&P, Nasdaq to records Associated Press
04:01PM  Retail And E-Commerce News And Stocks To Watch Investor's Business Daily
04:01PM  Qualcomm, Qorvo, Best Buy, Costco Get Price-Target Hikes Investor's Business Daily
03:36PM  Heres What Drove Costcos Fiscal 3Q17 Sales Market Realist
03:34PM  US stocks stand still after 6-day push to record highs Associated Press
03:04PM  Costco's Comparable Sales Growth Bodes Well For The Future Forbes
02:26PM  These 5 Top Stocks Are Making Noise On A Quiet Market Day Investor's Business Daily
01:50PM  Whats behind Costcos EPS Beat in Fiscal 3Q17? Market Realist
12:53PM  US STOCKS-Wall St in holiday mode ahead of long weekend Reuters
12:35PM  Costco Stocks Reaction to Strong Fiscal 3Q17 Earnings Market Realist
12:26PM  Nobody Told Costco About The Retail Slump Benzinga
12:13PM  Stocks Pause Ahead Of 3-Day Weekend; Costco, Veeva Jump Investor's Business Daily
11:29AM  US STOCKS-Wall St flat ahead of long weekend Reuters
11:07AM  Why Alibaba's Founder Jack Ma Thinks You Will Eventually Only Work Four Hours a Day TheStreet.com
11:07AM  Consumer Staples Sink and Soar This Week Investopedia
11:03AM  Costco Could Be Making a Fatal Error in the War Against Amazon TheStreet.com
11:00AM  Story Stocks from Briefing.com Briefing.com
10:30AM  Rolling A Lucky 7: Can Market Extend Streak As Holiday Weekend Approaches? Benzinga
10:23AM  Costco: 3 'Key Positives' from 'Very Solid' Earnings Barrons.com
10:09AM  Retail posting better earnings as the season comes to a c... CNBC Videos
09:54AM  US STOCKS-Wall St flat as consumer stocks' gains offset by tech, financials Reuters
09:37AM  Costco Remains Insulated from E-Commerce Threat Morningstar
09:37AM  Amazon Still Hasn't Killed Costco, Says This Blowout Quarter TheStreet.com
09:27AM  Costco (COST) Q3 Earnings Beat Amid Tough Retail Scenario Zacks
09:13AM  Best Grocers for Memorial Day Cookouts Consumer Reports
09:02AM  US STOCKS-Wall St set to open flat after six-day winning streak Reuters
08:38AM  Morning Movers: Costco Gains, Deckers Jumps, GameStop Tanks Barrons.com
07:50AM  Alibaba's Jack Ma Makes a Huge Prediction That Should Get You Excited TheStreet.com
07:44AM  Early movers: BIG, COST, LGF, GME, NCLH, KATE, ULTA, NTNX & more CNBC
07:27AM  Better Buy: PayPal Holdings, Inc. vs. American Express Motley Fool
06:32AM  Where do you get better deals Costco or Amazon? MarketWatch
06:32AM  Costco versus Amazon Prime which membership offers more value? MarketWatch
06:26AM  10 things you need to know before the opening bell Business Insider
06:00AM  Sam's Club vs. Costco: Which Has Better Deals? (WMT, COST) Investopedia
05:52AM  5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Friday TheStreet.com
04:55AM  Edited Transcript of COST earnings conference call or presentation 25-May-17 9:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
May-25-17 08:40PM  Costco reports 2 million new Visa credit cards since last summer's launch American City Business Journals
06:31PM  Costco Finally Sees Stronger Sales Growth Motley Fool
05:38PM  Costco (COST) Posts Q3 Earnings Beat, Total Comps Up 5% Zacks
05:35PM  What drove Costco during the first quarter CNBC Videos
05:25PM  La Boulangerie baker has moved from working with Starbucks to Costco American City Business Journals
05:17PM  Costco Beats After Burlington Soars, Dollar Tree Guides Low Investor's Business Daily
05:02PM  Earnings Calendar, Analyst Estimates And Stocks To Watch Investor's Business Daily
04:55PM  Costco shares rise as earnings top Wall Street expectations Associated Press
04:48PM  Costco's profit boosted by higher membership fees, strong US sales Reuters
04:34PM  After-hours buzz: COST, ULTA, GME & more CNBC
04:26PM  Costco shares up 2% after fiscal Q3 earnings beat MarketWatch
04:24PM  Costco quarterly comparable sales top estimates Reuters
04:22PM  Costco beats the Street CNBC Videos
04:15PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports Third Quarter and Year-to-Date Operating Results for Fiscal Year 2017 GlobeNewswire
01:18PM  Costco Adds Fresh Breads From Bakery Spurned By Starbucks Forbes
11:01AM  OPEC And Fed Overshadowed By Market Trained At New Highs Benzinga
May-24-17 06:20PM  OPEC's next big deal, more data and Washington are all on markets' minds CNBC
05:50PM  Costco Wholesale earnings preview: Price increases, e-commerce and Visa card updates American City Business Journals
12:44PM  Jim Cramer Sizes Up Best Buy, Costco Ahead of Earnings TheStreet.com
12:29PM  Jim Cramer Is Watching Earnings From Best Buy, Costco, Burlington and Ulta Salon TheStreet.com
09:53AM  Check out Costco's (COST) Probability to Beat this Earnings Zacks
May-23-17 06:08PM  Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Costco On Thursday Forbes
11:39AM  This Iconic Bakery Is Coming to Costco Fortune Videos
11:20AM  Why Costco Wholesale Corporation Shareholders Have Something to Worry About Motley Fool
10:37AM  Heres Whats Driving Walmarts Sams Club Market Realist
09:14AM  4 Things You Can Buy at Trader Joe's to Avoid Joining Costco Motley Fool
May-22-17 03:00PM  Costco's Stock Is Near an All-Time High Because It Probably Won't Be Eaten Alive by One Online Beast TheStreet.com
02:58PM  Guggenheim Says Costco Will Soon Return to Profit Growth TheStreet.com
02:32PM  Costco: The Final Piece of the Puzzle Barrons.com
02:29PM  Costco Wholesale Corp. Value Analysis (NASDAQ:COST) : May 22, 2017 Capital Cube
02:02PM  Consumer Sector Pre-Earnings Coverage for May 2226, 2017 Market Realist
08:58AM  Retail Earnings Expectations: Costco And Lowe's Benzinga
07:00AM  Why Is American Express (AXP) Down 4.6% Since the Last Earnings Report? Zacks
May-21-17 10:10AM  HP, Costco, Lowes and More Companies Reporting Earnings This Week 24/7 Wall St.
09:51AM  3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week Motley Fool
12:01AM  [$$] Who's Afraid of Amazon? 9 Surprising Winners Barrons.com
May-19-17 07:21PM  Cramer Remix: What the success of these fast food stocks ... CNBC Videos
06:28PM  What's Ahead for Costco Wholesale's Earnings? Motley Fool
09:36AM  How Target Managed to Beat Sales Estimates Market Realist
09:06AM  Is Costcos Premium Valuation Warranted? Market Realist
08:20AM  Costco Wholesale Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : COST-US : May 19, 2017 Capital Cube
07:36AM  Costco Analysts Are Now Leaning This Way on the Stock Market Realist
May-18-17 10:37AM  Will Costcos Margins Improve in Fiscal 3Q17? Market Realist
09:07AM  Why Costcos Sales Could Rise in Fiscal 3Q17 Market Realist
07:37AM  Inside Costcos EPS Estimate for Fiscal 3Q17 Market Realist
May-17-17 04:56PM  Heres What Is Driving Costco Stock Higher Market Realist
02:34PM  Better Buy: Discover vs. American Express Motley Fool
11:31AM  5 Reasons to Buy Costco Now Motley Fool
10:55AM  What Customer Satisfaction Is Telling You About The Future Performance Of These Stocks Forbes
09:49AM  The 5 Best Dividend Stocks In Big-Box Retailer Industry Motley Fool
07:21AM  Will New Locations Keep The Costco Rally Going? Benzinga
May-16-17 10:26AM  Whole Foods Stock Coverage Initiated at Loop Capital TheStreet.com
May-15-17 05:05PM  Here's One More Thing Amazon May Be Killing Investor's Business Daily
01:44PM  Why American Express Company Shareholders Have Nothing to Worry About Motley Fool
May-14-17 10:20AM  2 Credit Cards for Costco Members to Consider Motley Fool
May-11-17 04:40PM  Costco moving ahead with plan for Nebraska chicken plant Associated Press
May-10-17 07:14PM  3 Things Costco Does Right Motley Fool
03:50PM  Morgan Stanley Capital I Trust 2015-MS1 -- Moody's Affirms Seven Classes of MSC 2015-MS1 Moody's
01:16PM  Costco Wholesale Corp. : COST-US: Dividend Analysis : May 12th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 10, 2017 Capital Cube
09:53AM  Breaking Down Costco's $7 Dividend Benzinga
May-09-17 08:35PM  Costco's Special Cash Dividend: What Investors Need to Know Motley Fool
Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel businesses. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. As of August 28, 2016, it operated 715 warehouses, including 501 warehouses in the United States, Washington, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; 91 in Canada; 36 in Mexico; 28 in the United Kingdom; 25 in Japan; 12 in Korea; 12 in Taiwan; 8 in Australia; and 2 in Spain. Further, the company sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMar 24Sale166.3550,0008,317,650617,421Mar 27 10:44 AM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMar 24Sale166.3550,0008,317,650717,296Mar 27 10:44 AM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPMar 16Sale166.954,000667,79944,049Mar 16 05:08 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMar 13Sale164.5217,0002,796,772767,296Mar 13 03:53 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentFeb 03Sale168.254,948832,50164,532Feb 03 12:51 PM
Vachris Roland MichaelExecutive VPJan 11Sale161.733,180514,3027,123Jan 11 04:38 PM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPJan 10Sale161.127,0001,127,80512,728Jan 11 09:53 AM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPJan 06Sale161.9814,1892,298,37352,604Jan 09 11:13 AM
PETTERSON DAVID SFormer Principal Acct OfficerDec 28Sale161.13700112,79420,926Dec 29 01:21 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorDec 19Sale164.0765,00010,664,375691,879Jan 09 11:27 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFODec 15Sale160.221,560249,94330,895Dec 16 10:01 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFODec 15Sale161.091,084174,61832,455Dec 15 12:17 PM
PETTERSON DAVID SFormer Principal Acct OfficerDec 09Sale158.554,000634,18021,626Dec 09 05:37 PM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPDec 09Sale158.3816,9212,679,99519,022Dec 09 05:37 PM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPDec 09Sale158.9311,7151,861,81266,793Dec 09 05:36 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 11Sale148.893,111463,20133,539Nov 14 09:46 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 07Sale143.531,930277,01936,650Nov 07 05:30 PM
PETTERSON DAVID SFormer Principal Acct OfficerOct 26Sale151.103,000453,29525,626Oct 26 11:34 AM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirectorOct 25Sale151.002,385360,13558,317Oct 25 03:08 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPOct 12Sale151.124,000604,48351,045Oct 14 09:46 AM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorOct 07Sale149.0220,1142,997,416768,136Oct 11 10:02 AM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorAug 17Sale167.745,737962,3474,652Aug 18 02:38 PM
RUCKELSHAUS JILL SFormer DirectorJul 26Sale167.107,4421,243,52318,566Jul 27 10:17 AM
RUCKELSHAUS JILL SFormer DirectorJul 13Sale166.036,1801,026,08526,008Jul 13 05:41 PM
SCHUTT DOUGLAS WFormer Executive VPJul 11Sale166.7614,6562,443,99140,184Jul 11 04:56 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOJul 11Sale167.082,400400,98227,636Jul 11 03:10 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentJul 11Sale166.587,5001,249,37658,535Jul 11 03:19 PM