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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E27.90 EPS (ttm)5.21 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand439.49M Perf Week-0.68%
Market Cap63.89B Forward P/E25.68 EPS next Y5.66 Insider Trans-8.41% Shs Float435.87M Perf Month7.14%
Income2.31B PEG2.94 EPS next Q1.66 Inst Own75.10% Short Float1.10% Perf Quarter0.64%
Sales115.94B P/S0.55 EPS this Y0.40% Inst Trans-0.02% Short Ratio2.45 Perf Half Y8.13%
Book/sh24.06 P/B6.04 EPS next Y8.70% ROA6.80% Target Price155.59 Perf Year27.30%
Cash/sh15.48 P/C9.39 EPS next 5Y9.50% ROE20.30% 52W Range112.48 - 153.81 Perf YTD6.50%
Dividend1.60 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y13.50% ROI12.10% 52W High-5.40% Beta0.57
Dividend %1.10% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y9.50% Gross Margin12.90% 52W Low29.35% ATR1.75
Employees112000 Current Ratio1.10 Sales Q/Q1.20% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)62.02 Volatility1.08% 1.22%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.57 EPS Q/Q8.40% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume0.55 Prev Close145.38
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.46 EarningsMay 27 AMC Payout27.90% Avg Volume1.96M Price145.50
Recom2.00 SMA201.99% SMA503.01% SMA2003.53% Volume728,808 Change0.08%
Jul-10-15Upgrade Oppenheimer Perform → Outperform $160
Jun-09-15Initiated Macquarie Neutral $136
Jun-05-15Reiterated Williams Capital Group Hold $131 → $148
Mar-06-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $153 → $156
Mar-06-15Reiterated Argus Buy $155 → $165
Feb-05-15Downgrade Deutsche Bank Buy → Hold $147 → $142
Jan-08-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $147 → $153
Dec-11-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $140 → $145
Nov-10-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $136 → $147
Oct-14-14Downgrade Williams Capital Group Buy → Hold $127 → $131
Oct-13-14Reiterated Argus Buy $130 → $143
Oct-09-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $125 → $129
Oct-03-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Perform $105 → $120
Sep-05-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $127 → $134
Feb-11-14Initiated Prime Executions Buy $130
Nov-12-13Downgrade UBS Buy → Neutral $124
Oct-01-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $110 → $120
Aug-05-13Reiterated Stifel Buy $107 → $130
Jul-24-13Initiated Williams Capital Group Buy $132
May-31-13Reiterated UBS Buy $121 → $124
Jul-30-15 10:43AM  Why You Might Buy Your Next Car from Costco at Investopedia
09:00AM  The Costco Effect: 5 Ways It Stands Out From the Competition at Motley Fool
Jul-29-15 05:12PM  Costco Dumps Chilean Salmon Over Antibiotics Usage at Investopedia
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Jul-28-15 05:55PM  Productivity: Dead, Dormant Or Hidden?
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08:02AM  Worried About Wages? Here's Why Productivity Matters at Investor's Business Daily
Jul-27-15 05:24PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend Marketwired
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10:23AM  Retail trends for the fall
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Jul-26-15 12:10PM  Potential Killer Launched This Week: Here's What You Need To Know at Motley Fool
10:30AM  7 reasons some shoppers hate Costco at MarketWatch
10:30AM  7 reasons some shoppers hate Costco
Jul-25-15 01:07PM  The Next Scene in the Costco-American Express Drama Is Coming Soon at Motley Fool
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Jul-24-15 07:29AM  Visa (V) Earnings Report: Q3 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
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08:59AM  Addicted to antibiotics, Chile's salmon flops at Costco, grocers
06:23AM  American Express franchise 'not broken': Analyst
Jul-22-15 07:05PM  American Express Shares Skid on Disappointing Sales Growth at TheStreet
06:08PM  Qualcomm to Cut 15% of Jobs After Worst Sales Drop
05:10PM  AmEx Second-Quarter Profit Drops as Card-Spending Growth Slows
03:22PM  American Express Earnings Offer Window Into Life Without Costco at TheStreet
Jul-21-15 03:57PM  The 10 Most Productive Retail Stores In The U.S.
02:16PM Amazon & Costco competitor or Braniff Airline?
12:46PM  Can's Wall Street programmers outwit Amazon and Walmart?
09:00AM  This is how Costco is using data and sensors to cut water use at Fortune
06:50AM  CVS, Costco investigating data breach at online photo services at
Jul-20-15 03:17PM  Supermarkets: Is anyone buying what theyre selling? at MarketWatch
01:41PM  Photo sites remain offline in wake of possible hack
12:22PM  Brad Pitt has a major grievance with Costco
11:46AM  The Caged Egg Debate: Is McDonald?s the Next Target? at Fox Business
10:55AM  What On Earth is at Fox Business
07:40AM  Loading up your cart with Costco stock
Jul-18-15 07:37AM  Krugman's Mistake: To Move Walmart To Costco's Wage Model Would Destroy 700,000 Jobs at Forbes
Jul-17-15 02:01PM  Recalls this week: Cribs, lighting fixtures, cameras
12:47PM  Character-Driven Or Cutthroat, Leadership Counts at Investor's Business Daily
12:30PM  CNBC update: Trash can recall
10:15AM  Oppenheimer Sees Another 'Potential Positive' In Costco Story
08:49AM  Amazon may buy this start-up: Munster at CNBC
07:15AM  Amazon's 'Prime Day' bonus
Jul-16-15 05:02PM  Will Costco Crack Under Mounting Egg Pressure? at Investopedia
10:52AM  Why this star-studded cast just slammed Costco over chickens at Fortune
08:00AM  Why Costco Wholesale Corporation Wants to Break Even on Retail Sales at Motley Fool
07:16AM  Brad Pitt, Bill Maher slam Costco, speak up for caged hens
Jul-15-15 12:18PM  Costco: Good And Costly at Investopedia
10:35AM to launch next week, takes on Costco and Sams Club at
Jul-14-15 05:03PM  Retail Sales Data Doesnt Matter To Retailers
Jul-13-15 09:37PM  A Bull Case for Costco? at Investopedia
02:10PM  Costco Still a Dominant Player: What is Worrying Investors? - Analyst Blog
01:00PM  Time to Buy Costco Wholesale Corporation? at Motley Fool
10:35AM  Why Costco Wants to Keep Expanding Overseas More and More at Motley Fool
Jul-10-15 05:55PM  Gap's Comps Performance Remains Soft, Fall Again in June - Analyst Blog
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04:02PM  The week ahead: Big week for earnings
02:30PM  Street Talk: TDOC under the radar
01:40PM  Key Analyst Sees 15% Upside in Costco
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12:41PM  Trending Now: Costco Wholesalen
12:27PM  4 Stocks, 4 trades: COST, LNKD, GPS & BUD
12:18PM  Costco Shares On The Go
11:38AM  Why Costco Is Incredible; But Serious Danger Lurks
10:50AM  Bill Maher calls on Costco to end cruel treatment of egg-laying hens at
10:10AM  Company News for July 10, 2015 - Corporate Summary
10:06AM  3 Reasons Costco Has Membership Fees at Investopedia
10:01AM  Costco: A Rare Opportunity at
09:59AM  Costco Is 'Rare Opportunity,' Oppenheimer Upgrades With 15% Upside Outlook
09:43AM  Costco (COST) Stock Moving Higher After Analyst Upgrade at TheStreet
09:02AM  Costco upgrade; The Gap sales down; Facebook music videos
08:25AM  Costco upgraded by Oppenheimer
08:12AM  Greece's new debt plan; Yellen's speech; Ford's shift abroad
07:56AM  Early movers: BUD, COTY, GPS, CUDA, IHG, WBA & more at CNBC
07:39AM  Costco's stock climbs after analyst sees 'rare opportunity' to buy at MarketWatch
12:17AM  Business Watch: News Digest at The Wall Street Journal
Jul-09-15 07:03PM  June Didn't Bloom In Retail, As Sales Growth Withered at Investor's Business Daily
04:44PM  U.S. retailers' June same-store sales
02:43PM  Cramer -- Don't Dump Redhat Over NYSE Glitch; Do Bet on Comcast at TheStreet
02:39PM  Why Costco's Same Store Sales Weren't As Bad as They Looked at
01:50PM  Why Things Aren't Really as Bad as They Seem at Costco at TheStreet
01:29PM  Costco's June Same-Store Sales Disappoint, Gas Remains a Concern at TheStreet
12:20PM  Costco (COST) Stock Is the 'Chart of the Day' at TheStreet
12:01PM  Credit Card Rewards At Risk: EU Attacks MasterCard at Forbes
11:00AM  Costco's (COST) Sales Rise 1% in June, Comps Disappoint - Analyst Blog
09:33AM  Will Costco (COST) Stock be Affected by June Same-Store Sales Decline? at TheStreet
09:10AM  Sterne Agee CRT Defends Costco, Sees 'Healthy' Biz And Value Here
09:05AM  Pepsi pops on profit; Walgreens gains; Alcoa sales beat
08:14AM  Wall Street's reboot; Q2 earnings surprises; IBM's chip breakthrough
06:39AM  Costco June Same-Store Sales Down 1% at The Wall Street Journal
Jul-08-15 09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports June Sales Results Marketwired
03:38PM  What Not to Buy at the Grocery Store at MarketWatch
12:38PM  12 things NOT to buy at the grocery store at MarketWatch
Jul-07-15 06:13PM  Cramer: Big $$ craving this earnings season group at CNBC
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, garden and patio, and office supplies; meat, bakery, deli, and produce; and apparel, small appliances, and home furnishings. 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 8, 2014, it operated 664 warehouses, including 469 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, 88 in Canada, 33 in Mexico, 26 in the United Kingdom, 20 in Japan, 11 in Korea, 10 in Taiwan, 6 in Australia, and 1 in Spain. Costco Wholesale Corporation also sells its products through online. The company, formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc., was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPApr 28Sale147.003,000441,00032,918Apr 28 05:45 PM
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the BoardApr 02Sale151.655,936900,220455,495Apr 06 12:33 PM
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the BoardApr 01Sale150.0965,2729,796,936461,431Apr 02 01:45 PM
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the BoardApr 01Sale150.1928,2924,249,07160,606Apr 02 01:45 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 13Option Exercise39.024,184163,260253,504Mar 13 07:55 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 13Sale149.254,184624,482249,320Mar 13 07:55 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 12Option Exercise39.0220,000780,400269,320Mar 13 07:55 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 12Sale147.9220,0002,958,352249,320Mar 13 07:55 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 11Option Exercise39.0220,000780,400269,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 11Sale147.8120,0002,956,216249,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 10Option Exercise39.0220,000780,400269,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 10Sale148.7220,0002,974,498249,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 09Option Exercise39.0220,000780,400269,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 09Sale150.7120,0003,014,194249,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
MUNGER CHARLES TDirectorMar 06Option Exercise39.026,734262,761157,504Mar 10 06:17 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 06Option Exercise39.025,214203,45034,860Mar 09 10:55 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 06Sale149.475,214779,32629,646Mar 09 10:55 AM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPJan 29Sale139.8310,0001,398,26323,280Jan 30 11:02 AM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPJan 13Sale142.654,082582,30030,329Jan 13 05:35 PM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPJan 12Sale142.548,0001,140,28429,699Jan 12 04:50 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentDec 18Sale141.073,648514,62463,345Dec 18 06:59 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFODec 17Sale139.293,000417,86928,047Dec 18 01:08 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPDec 15Sale139.015,000695,05034,411Dec 15 04:57 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPDec 11Sale142.005,000710,00039,411Dec 11 04:35 PM
GATES WILLIAM H IIDirectorNov 13Sale138.181,200165,81448,134Dec 15 04:56 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 07Sale137.623,999550,34623,247Nov 07 05:57 PM
Murphy James P.Executive VPNov 07Sale136.828,7771,200,83362,669Nov 07 12:14 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 30Sale133.164,165554,59828,584Oct 31 09:54 AM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPOct 29Sale131.5515,0001,973,21953,406Oct 29 02:35 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 29Sale131.917,288961,32532,749Oct 29 05:04 PM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirectorOct 24Sale129.6720,8892,708,73739,278Oct 24 02:56 PM
PETTERSON DAVID SPrincipal Accounting OfficerOct 23Sale131.1415,4002,019,50523,538Oct 23 03:32 PM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPOct 13Sale128.107,000896,69842,175Oct 14 11:15 AM
SCHUTT DOUGLAS WExecutive VPOct 09Sale130.2315,0001,953,39079,473Oct 14 11:14 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 09Sale130.544,065530,64654,096Oct 09 01:50 PM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPOct 09Sale130.134,685609,639101,917Oct 09 01:56 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPOct 01Sale125.2560075,15013,309Oct 01 11:11 AM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPSep 02Sale121.0060072,60013,909Sep 02 06:32 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPAug 21Sale121.505,439660,85031,140Aug 22 11:52 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOAug 20Option Exercise40.696,000244,14046,100Aug 22 11:05 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOAug 20Sale121.166,000726,95940,100Aug 22 11:05 AM
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the BoardAug 15Option Exercise40.69161,4456,569,197275,601Aug 18 04:43 PM
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the BoardAug 15Sale118.23161,44519,087,868114,156Aug 18 04:43 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOAug 14Option Exercise40.692,00081,38052,168Aug 15 02:12 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOAug 14Sale118.9712,0681,435,73040,100Aug 15 02:12 PM
JAMES HAMILTON EDirectorAug 11Option Exercise40.6912,915525,51141,991Aug 11 07:44 PM
JAMES HAMILTON EDirectorAug 11Sale119.1212,9151,538,43529,076Aug 11 07:44 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPAug 01Sale117.8060070,68014,509Aug 01 01:51 PM