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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E31.65 EPS (ttm)5.29 Insider Own0.30% Shs Outstand439.46M Perf Week0.64%
Market Cap73.60B Forward P/E27.97 EPS next Y5.99 Insider Trans-8.35% Shs Float435.00M Perf Month5.91%
Income2.34B PEG3.47 EPS next Q1.74 Inst Own74.00% Short Float2.41% Perf Quarter12.04%
Sales117.94B P/S0.62 EPS this Y15.40% Inst Trans-0.07% Short Ratio3.88 Perf Half Y9.58%
Book/sh26.22 P/B6.39 EPS next Y12.86% ROA6.90% Target Price169.05 Perf Year16.29%
Cash/sh13.70 P/C12.22 EPS next 5Y9.13% ROE21.30% 52W Range116.07 - 168.77 Perf YTD4.29%
Dividend1.80 P/FCF54.23 EPS past 5Y12.90% ROI14.50% 52W High-0.77% Beta0.56
Dividend %1.07% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y8.30% Gross Margin13.20% 52W Low44.28% ATR2.02
Employees117000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q2.60% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)74.58 Volatility0.79% 1.29%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.44 EPS Q/Q6.10% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume0.49 Prev Close167.05
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.34 EarningsMay 25 AMC Payout31.00% Avg Volume2.71M Price167.47
Recom2.20 SMA203.47% SMA508.17% SMA2008.73% Volume1,327,037 Change0.25%
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
Dec-09-15Reiterated Piper Jaffray Overweight $171 → $174
Dec-03-15Upgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Buy $152 → $200
Dec-03-15Reiterated Stifel Buy $162 → $180
Nov-09-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $160 → $175
Nov-09-15Initiated Citigroup Neutral
Nov-03-15Downgrade Northcoast Buy → Neutral
Oct-26-15Upgrade UBS Neutral → Buy $153 → $180
Oct-23-15Reiterated Williams Capital Group Hold $148 → $165
Oct-01-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $156 → $160
Sep-30-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $143 → $144
Jul-10-15Upgrade Oppenheimer Perform → Outperform $160
Jun-09-15Initiated Macquarie Neutral $136
Jun-05-15Reiterated Williams Capital Group Hold $131 → $148
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Jul-11-16 10:45AM  Costco Wholesale Corporation's Sales Trend Starts to Improve at Motley Fool
10:10AM  Stock Market News for July 11, 2016
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06:59AM  Why Costco's (COST) Stock Rallied Post June Sales Results
Jul-07-16 11:18PM  Asian markets mostly down on oil concerns AP
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05:03PM  Costco, Walgreens Report Healthy Rise in Same-Store Sales
04:51PM  U.S. retailers' June same-store sales review
04:30PM  Costco Stock Breaks Out, Triggers Buy Signal On Strong June Sales
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03:30PM  Costco (COST) Stock Surges on Better-Than-Expected June Sales
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09:27AM  Costco (COST) Stock Gains on June Sales
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07:50AM  [$$] Costco Same-Store Sales Flat Amid Cheap Gas Prices at The Wall Street Journal
Jul-06-16 09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports June Sales Results Marketwired
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09:12AM  Costco (COST) Stock Up, Oppenheimer Drops Estimates
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Jun-29-16 06:09PM  Costco Uses Tax Loophole to Bring $1.5 Billion Back From Canada
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04:09PM  Costco Brings $1.5 Billion Back From Canada
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Jun-28-16 02:19PM  Consumer confidence rebounds in June
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Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. It provides dry and institutionally packaged foods; snack foods, candy, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning and institutional supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio; meat, bakery, deli, and produce; and apparel and small appliances. The company also operates gas stations, pharmacies, food courts, optical dispensing centers, photo processing centers, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, it provides gold star (individual) and business membership services. As of October 29, 2015, it operated 690 warehouses, including 482 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, 90 in Canada, 36 in Mexico, 27 in the United Kingdom, 23 in Japan, 12 in Korea, 11 in Taiwan, 7 in Australia, and 2 in Spain. Costco Wholesale Corporation also sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
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
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentMar 31Sale159.004,455708,34566,035Apr 01 11:27 AM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPMar 24Sale151.251,777268,77140,790Mar 28 01:38 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPMar 18Sale153.4420,0003,068,7003,280Mar 21 11:07 AM
Murphy James P.Executive VPMar 17Sale154.4515,0002,316,71442,412Mar 17 01:21 PM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPMar 14Sale152.964,075623,29328,158Mar 15 04:18 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorJan 25Sale151.9744,1256,705,831804,419Jan 26 12:01 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorDec 11Sale160.0050,0008,000,145848,544Dec 11 05:27 PM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPDec 10Sale162.6419,0953,105,57368,539Dec 10 06:16 PM
STANTON JOHN WDirectorNov 10Buy155.4010,0001,553,96813,456Nov 10 05:59 PM
PETTERSON DAVID SPrincipal Accounting OfficerOct 30Sale158.623,800602,73922,406Oct 30 01:36 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 29Sale158.291,500237,44131,336Oct 29 06:01 PM
Murphy James P.Executive VPOct 29Sale156.8112,0001,881,72158,037Oct 30 07:23 PM
PETTERSON DAVID SPrincipal Accounting OfficerOct 27Sale157.503,738588,74826,206Oct 28 11:51 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 27Sale157.303,452542,99232,836Oct 28 11:47 AM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirectorOct 26Sale154.002,790429,66036,488Oct 26 06:53 PM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirectorOct 23Sale155.505,000777,52058,317Oct 26 06:53 PM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPOct 13Sale152.7510,0001,527,54423,291Oct 15 07:04 PM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPOct 12Sale153.969,0001,385,67836,685Oct 14 02:25 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentOct 12Sale154.006,7791,043,99774,046Oct 14 02:23 PM
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the BoardOct 09Sale154.0142,4936,544,402107,452Oct 14 02:21 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 09Sale152.875,500840,80941,446Oct 09 06:57 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPJul 30Sale145.581,415205,99631,503Jul 30 06:22 PM