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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E28.33 EPS (ttm)5.33 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand440.27M Perf Week1.26%
Market Cap66.48B Forward P/E22.98 EPS next Y6.57 Insider Trans-3.84% Shs Float433.37M Perf Month-0.13%
Income2.35B PEG2.77 EPS next Q1.21 Inst Own74.90% Short Float2.05% Perf Quarter-8.88%
Sales118.72B P/S0.56 EPS this Y-0.70% Inst Trans0.02% Short Ratio4.19 Perf Half Y-0.25%
Book/sh27.61 P/B5.47 EPS next Y10.55% ROA7.00% Target Price169.90 Perf Year-2.60%
Cash/sh10.74 P/C14.06 EPS next 5Y10.21% ROE20.70% 52W Range138.20 - 169.59 Perf YTD-5.72%
Dividend1.80 P/FCF910.64 EPS past 5Y10.10% ROI13.80% 52W High-10.97% Beta0.85
Dividend %1.19% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y6.00% Gross Margin13.30% 52W Low9.26% ATR1.91
Employees126000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q2.20% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)46.20 Volatility1.35% 1.19%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.43 EPS Q/Q2.20% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume0.97 Prev Close152.12
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.34 EarningsSep 29 AMC Payout31.70% Avg Volume2.12M Price150.99
Recom2.10 SMA200.62% SMA50-2.78% SMA200-1.94% Volume2,057,552 Change-0.74%
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
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
Oct-25-16 07:12PM  Cramer Remix: Regulators won't play by the rules for AT&T and Time Warner at CNBC
06:42PM  Legendary technician tells Cramer why Costco is on the verge of a significant rally at CNBC
06:25PM  Legendary technician tells Cramer why Costco is on the ve...
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09:17AM  This Credit Card Company is Sending a Strong Buy Signal
05:11AM  Three things to watch in Visa's earnings
Oct-22-16 08:53AM  We checked the prices and it turns out Costco is much cheaper than Amazon Prime
Oct-21-16 04:06PM  Alibaba Pulls Out All the Stops For Singles Day Shopping Festival
03:43PM  5 Stocks to Watch that Report Earnings on Monday
12:32PM  Can Results Boost American Express' Confidence?
12:20PM  Here's Why Investors Should Still Be Skeptical of American Express
11:21AM  The Costco effect: How American Express is faring after losing co-branded credit cards at
10:44AM  American Express still faces hurdles from Costco
06:01AM  COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW Files SEC form 10-K/A, Annual Report
Oct-20-16 07:01PM  Cramer: I'm Changing Direction and Moving Into the American Express Lane
04:37PM  The Hot Stock: American Express Tops S&P 500 With 9% Surge at
12:42PM  Wait, Someone Downgraded American Express?!?! at
11:50AM  Jim Cramer: Brighter Days Are Ahead for American Express at TheStreet
09:33AM  AmEx Surges Most in Seven Years After Profit Beats Estimates at Bloomberg
09:33AM  AmEx Climbs After Profit Beats Estimates, Raises Forecast
08:29AM  AmEx Beats Estimates With Lower Spending on Card Rewards
04:16AM  American Express shares surge as it lifts profit forecast AFP
Oct-19-16 07:57PM  AmEx raises 2016 profit forecast; shares up 5.8 percent
06:34PM  [$$] American Express Raises Earnings Outlook at The Wall Street Journal
05:56PM  American Express profit falls 10 percent, but tops estimates
05:02PM  AmEx raises profit forecast for full year Reuters
04:38PM  Yellow Tail Wine to Make New Commercial Debut on Super Bowl 51 at TheStreet
04:32PM  Shocking American Express Earnings Without Costco at 24/7 Wall St.
04:17PM  AmEx reports lowest revenue in over 5 years Reuters
03:06PM  American Express earnings: What to expect at MarketWatch
02:05PM  Costco's new co-branded Visa cards are mostly used outside the warehouses at
09:03AM  Costco upgraded by Northcoast
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Oct-18-16 06:28PM  Why Is Walmart Slowing Sam's Club's Unit Expansion?
05:31PM  Hot stocks turn cold
04:00PM  These 3 Stocks are Giving a Strong Buy Signal this Earnings Season
02:51PM  4 Things Costco's Management Wants You to Know at Motley Fool
02:05PM  Costco Gets Analyst Rating at Wells Fargo at TheStreet
10:35AM  Walmart (WMT) Copies Costco by Investing in Higher Wages, Employee Training
09:25AM  Is Stock Market Genius Joel Greenblatt Right About Costco Stock? at Motley Fool
09:03AM  Walmart is copying one of Costco's winning strategies and it's working
08:51AM  3 Attractive Income Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double at Motley Fool
08:30AM  Wal-Mart's Wage Experiment Works ... for Workers at Bloomberg
Oct-17-16 03:06PM  Walmart is copying one of Costco's winning strategies
10:01AM  ETFs with exposure to Costco Wholesale Corp. : October 17, 2016
01:00AM  Customers pile in, analysts fret as U.S. banks offer rich card awards
Oct-16-16 02:00PM  Rise of the Hipster, Millennial Shoppers, Give Way to Expected Increase in Holiday Retail Spending
09:28AM  Is it better to buy stuff or experiences? Lin-Manuel Miranda and my Vitamix blender have the answer at MarketWatch
Oct-15-16 09:32PM  How Visa is Ringing Up Higher Profits For Costco at Motley Fool
10:25AM  2 Massive Tech Trades Highlight Insider Selling: Facebook, Applied Materials, Costco, Papa Johns and More at 24/7 Wall St.
01:21AM  [$$] Joel Greenblatt's Investing Secrets Revealed at
Oct-14-16 07:01PM  Cramer: This Market Is Skeptical -- but Only of the Positives
04:27PM  Outlook on Costco, Citigroup, Big Banks After Beat
03:34PM  Big Banks Beat, While Costco Should Be a 'Boon' For Citi Shareholders
11:39AM  Costco Wholesale Corp. : COST-US: Dividend Analysis : August 12th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 14, 2016
11:31AM  Here's how shipping companies are responding to increasing e-commerce pressure
09:15AM  How Costco and Capital Deployment Are Driving Citi Earnings at 24/7 Wall St.
Oct-12-16 04:32PM  Why Is Costco Still Risk-Averse to E-Commerce Initiatives?
04:21PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend Marketwired
11:10AM  Citigroup (C) Q3 Earnings: What's in Store for the Stock?
06:56AM  Notable Insider Selling at Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT) and Costco Wholesale (COST), Plus Insider Moves at 3 Other Companies at Insider Monkey
06:03AM  COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
Oct-11-16 04:36PM  Costco's Performance Is No Longer Boring
10:36AM  3 Things Costco Management Wants Investors to Know at Motley Fool
08:21AM  The Next Stock Warren Buffett May Sell at Motley Fool
Oct-10-16 08:17PM  144 Billion Reasons to Buy Amazon at Motley Fool
05:30PM  Costco Enters Retail's 'War On Amazon' at Forbes
10:07AM  Staples (SPLS) Remains Well Poised for Long-Term Growth
09:00AM  Costco Wholesale Banks on Expansion Strategy for Growth
Oct-08-16 09:10AM  42 Retailers That Wont Be Open on Thanksgiving
Oct-07-16 10:22AM  Central Banks are behind the curve
09:55AM  Costco's Sales and Comps Rose in September at Investopedia
09:30AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Costco, ExxonMobil, Bristol-Myers, Shire and Darden
07:56AM  These 3 Stocks Just Raised Their Dividends at Motley Fool
06:34AM  L Brands Comps Up in September, October View Promising
Oct-06-16 05:34PM  U.S. retailers' September same-store sales review
02:46PM  3 Stocks You Should Be Watching Today -- and Why
02:15PM  Costco's September Comps Beat Street View, Could Improve In The Months Ahead
01:30PM  American Express Earnings Will Show Effects of Costco Departure
01:26PM  Top Research Reports for Costco, Exxon & Bristol-Myers
01:18PM  Mall of America to close on Thanksgiving this year at MarketWatch
12:25PM  Costco: Not Yet at
12:24PM  U.S. retailers' September same-store sales
11:30AM  With No More Costco, Trouble May Be in the Cards for AmEx Earnings
11:24AM  Heres Why Traders Are Watching Tesla, ICU Medical, Pfizer, and Two Other Stocks Today at Insider Monkey
10:05AM  Will Costco (COST) Stock Be Helped by September Sales?
09:39AM  American Express: No, Business is Not Getting Better at
09:13AM  Costco's (COST) Comparable Sales Increase in September
09:06AM  American Express downgraded to rare bearish rating at Nomura, stock falls at MarketWatch
08:05AM  Early movers: TWTR, WMT, NYL, YUM & more at CNBC
07:59AM  American Express (AXP) Stock Lower, Nomura Downgrades
07:40AM  September Same-Store Sales Results Slip Again
07:13AM  Costco's Biggest Weakness Just Became a Strength at Motley Fool
07:12AM  What Is Home Depot Inc's Competitive Advantage? at Motley Fool
Oct-05-16 09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports September Sales Results Marketwired
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
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
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentJul 11Sale166.587,5001,249,37658,535Jul 11 03:19 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 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
Murphy James P.Executive VPOct 29Sale156.8112,0001,881,72158,037Oct 30 07:23 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 29Sale158.291,500237,44131,336Oct 29 06:01 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