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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E29.86 EPS (ttm)5.48 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand439.27M Perf Week1.34%
Market Cap71.91B Forward P/E25.04 EPS next Y6.54 Insider Trans-8.97% Shs Float435.60M Perf Month2.05%
Income2.42B PEG2.88 EPS next Q1.35 Inst Own72.60% Short Float1.68% Perf Quarter10.12%
Sales119.60B P/S0.60 EPS this Y-0.70% Inst Trans0.04% Short Ratio3.22 Perf Half Y-2.02%
Book/sh27.34 P/B5.99 EPS next Y11.02% ROA7.10% Target Price173.60 Perf Year11.26%
Cash/sh13.92 P/C11.76 EPS next 5Y10.38% ROE20.70% 52W Range137.77 - 169.07 Perf YTD2.24%
Dividend1.80 P/FCF37.75 EPS past 5Y10.10% ROI13.80% 52W High-3.18% Beta0.90
Dividend %1.10% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y6.00% Gross Margin13.40% 52W Low18.82% ATR1.95
Employees126000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q3.20% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)64.19 Volatility0.95% 1.05%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.43 EPS Q/Q14.00% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume0.87 Prev Close164.27
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.33 EarningsDec 07 AMC Payout31.80% Avg Volume2.27M Price163.70
Recom2.10 SMA201.05% SMA504.81% SMA2005.61% Volume1,980,524 Change-0.35%
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
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
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07:10AM  Costco Records Sales Gains By Winning Over Young Customers at Forbes
Jan-08-17 07:47AM  [$$] Amazon: pumping the prime at Financial Times
Jan-06-17 02:09PM  Australia Is Significant For Costco's Growth at Forbes
01:01PM  A Self-Propagating Juggernaut
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04:59PM  Costco Stole the Holidays -- Here's How It Made Magic Happen
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11:07AM  Christmas Meltdown: Macy's, Kohl's, Kors, Fossil, L Brands, Others
10:40AM  December Same-Store Sales Reflect Little Holiday Cheer
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08:12AM  Costco Wholesale (COST) Posts Positive Comps in December
Jan-04-17 09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports December Sales Results Marketwired
07:50PM  The one stock Jim Cramer has liked since 1989 at CNBC
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07:13AM  Splitting Hairs on Stock Split Candidates
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06:40PM  Cramer preps for a major Costco comeback at CNBC
06:25PM  Cramer preps for a major Costco comeback
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Dec-20-16 09:25AM  Costco Wholesale Corporation's Best Move in 2016 at Motley Fool
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08:56AM  Costco Rose, Citigroup Upgraded the Stock
Dec-19-16 04:15PM  United Technologies, Costco Upgraded; Shale Producers Mixed
02:19PM  Costco's stock rallies toward 4-month high after Citigroup turns bullish at MarketWatch
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10:13AM  Jim Cramer -- Positive Catalysts Aligning for Costco
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07:15AM  Costco upgraded by Citigroup
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Dec-15-16 04:31PM  3 Stocks, Including Apple, to Go Long This Holiday Season
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Dec-14-16 08:15AM  Post Earnings Coverage as Costco Net Income Increased More Than 13% Accesswire
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
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 15Sale161.091,084174,61832,455Dec 15 12:17 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFODec 15Sale160.221,560249,94330,895Dec 16 10:01 AM
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
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