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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E28.55 EPS (ttm)5.22 Insider Own0.30% Shs Outstand439.07M Perf Week4.48%
Market Cap65.46B Forward P/E24.64 EPS next Y6.05 Insider Trans-13.74% Shs Float435.95M Perf Month-1.56%
Income2.31B PEG2.81 EPS next Q1.23 Inst Own73.90% Short Float1.68% Perf Quarter-0.34%
Sales117.27B P/S0.56 EPS this Y15.40% Inst Trans-0.13% Short Ratio2.89 Perf Half Y-7.68%
Book/sh25.02 P/B5.96 EPS next Y13.40% ROA6.90% Target Price168.55 Perf Year5.71%
Cash/sh11.06 P/C13.48 EPS next 5Y10.18% ROE21.50% 52W Range116.07 - 168.77 Perf YTD-7.17%
Dividend1.80 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y12.90% ROI14.50% 52W High-11.67% Beta0.58
Dividend %1.21% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y8.30% Gross Margin13.10% 52W Low28.44% ATR3.03
Employees117000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q2.60% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)53.21 Volatility2.09% 1.86%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.45 EPS Q/Q-8.40% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume1.32 Prev Close149.71
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.44 EarningsMay 25 AMC Payout30.40% Avg Volume2.53M Price149.08
Recom2.10 SMA201.84% SMA50-0.79% SMA200-1.13% Volume3,349,174 Change-0.42%
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
Mar-06-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $153 → $156
May-27-16 01:19PM  Why Costco shareholders shouldnt fear the transition to Visa from AmEx at MarketWatch
01:02PM  Better Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs. Wal-Mart at Motley Fool
10:10AM  10 Secrets Shoppers Need to Know About Costco at Kiplinger
10:04AM  The sky isnt falling on the economy
10:00AM  How Healthy Are Costco's Financials Versus Its Peers? (COST) at Investopedia
09:15AM  Why Costco Remains a Strong Contender in the Discount Variety Stores Space?
06:16AM  Cramer: 5 Retail Stocks Doing Fabulously in a New Retail Environment
May-26-16 07:09PM  Costco Wholesale: A Top Buy
07:01PM  Cramer: Rich, Poor, In-Between, These Are Retail's Winners
07:00PM  Cramer Remix: Time to reassess your portfolio
06:48PM  Costco Wholesale and Dollar Tree Inc. Soar on a Flat Day for Stocks at Motley Fool
06:40PM  Stocks End Little Changed After Data
05:31PM  Stocks Calm As Apple Reclaims 100; 3 Big Earnings Moves
05:04PM  Costco Charges Ahead Despite Mixed Earnings
05:03PM  US STOCKS-Wall Street hits 'pause' after two-day surge Reuters
04:17PM  US STOCKS-Wall Street pauses after two-day run higher Reuters
04:10PM  Costco Gains Despite Mixed Earnings as Credit Card Switch Nears
03:52PM  Costco Is Outperforming Walmart in Two Key Areas
03:17PM  Why a flat day is good for the markets
02:26PM  [$$] As Costco Stock Surges, Buy Shares at a Discount at
01:39PM  Jim Cramer: Costco Is All About Visa Switch at TheStreet
01:38PM  Could Rally Cool Off Ahead Of Friday's GDP Data and Yellen Speech?
12:51PM  Stocks Quiet As Economic Data Strengthen Case For Fed Rate Hike
12:27PM  COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements an
12:20PM  Stocks Quiet As Economic Data Strengthen Case For Fed Rate Hike
12:00PM  Stocks Little Changed After Data
11:33AM  Netflix gains on report of Apple interest in video; Starbucks bets big on China; Lions Gate beats expectations
11:29AM  Costco (COST) Stock Soaring, Jim Cramer: Visa Switch 'To Be Huge'
11:07AM  Netflix: Is 4K Content the Way Forward?
11:07AM  Costco: Amazon Proof? at
11:00AM  Costco Wholesale Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 11:00 am ET today
11:00AM  4 Things to Really Like From Costco's Quarter
10:58AM  This is whats really driving Costcos stock, Jim Cramer says at CNBC
10:23AM  Stocks Near Flat Line; Costco, Dollar Tree Rise On Earnings
10:20AM  Why Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)s Shares Jumped on Thursday? at Insider Monkey
10:17AM  Sears is up, Costco is up and so is Dollar General
10:14AM  Costco Beats Earnings Estimates, Crushes Walmart's Sam's Club Yet Again
09:55AM  Benzinga Breakdown: Costco's Q3 Earnings
09:48AM  Stocks Open Slightly Higher; Dollar Tree, Costco Rise On Earnings
09:37AM  Stocks Climb as Durable Goods Orders Jump, Oil Rises
09:09AM  Cramer: This is why Costco is trading higher
08:48AM  U.S. Futures Show Gains; Entertainment Companies Are Rising
08:20AM  Early movers: SHLD, TWX, ANF, DLTR, SAFM, HPQ, COST, LGF & more at CNBC
08:09AM  Oil jumps above $50
08:05AM  Costco Earnings Hampered by Rising Costs at 24/7 Wall St.
07:15AM  Costco (COST) Beats on Q3 Earnings: Will the Stock Gain?
06:08AM  May 26 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know
12:12AM  [$$] Costcos Third-Quarter Sales Stagnate at The Wall Street Journal
May-25-16 10:26PM  Costco posts flat comparable U.S. sales for first time in 6 yrs
10:15PM  Costco Boosts Its Bottom Line Despite Sluggish Sales at Motley Fool
09:49PM  [$$] Costco's Third-Quarter Sales Stagnate at The Wall Street Journal
09:12PM  Costco's comparable sales miss estimates on weak sales in April
09:09PM  Costco Tops Third-Quarter Profit Estimates After Cutting Costs at Bloomberg
09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports Third Quarter and Year-to-Date Operating Results for Fiscal Year 2016 Marketwired
04:57PM  The Numbers Don't Lie: Costco Is Coming Back to the Pack
04:57PM  The Numbers Don't Lie: Costco Is Coming Back to the Pack at Bloomberg
03:07PM  What to watch for in Costco earnings at MarketWatch
09:15AM  Pre Market Technical Briefing Highlights on Discount Retailers
07:07AM  Q3 2016 Costco Wholesale Corp Earnings Release - 9:00 pm ET
May-24-16 04:06PM  Is this Retailer Immune to Amazons Wrath?
03:03PM  Costco executives are pouring money into a fast-food chain that's unlike anything else in America
02:47PM  Costco (COST) Stock Gains Momentum Before Wednesday's Q3 Results
12:23PM  Jim Cramer -- I'm Not Buying Tiffany or Williams-Sonoma
12:03PM  Here's Why Costco Wholesale Corp. Isn't "Freaking Out" Over Digital Sales at Motley Fool
11:53AM  [video]Jim Cramer -- This Should Be the 'Last Bad Quarter' for Costco
May-23-16 05:27PM  Apple Rises On iPhone 7 Buzz; Earnings From Big Retail Names
04:01PM  This Retailer is Driving Away with Earnings
02:02PM  Costco Levels to Watch After Earnings (COST, WMT) at Investopedia
08:47AM  Costco Chart Shows Potential 8% Pop on Solid Earnings -- Plus Jim Cramer's Take
08:45AM  Week Ahead In Earnings: Insiders Sold At Costco, Best Buy & Tiffany at Forbes
08:18AM  Costco's (COST) Q3 Earnings: Will the Stock Disappoint?
07:40AM  Retail Earnings Parade Continues: Best Buy, Costco, Sears
04:45AM  Week Ahead In Earnings: Insiders Sold At Costco, Best Buy & Tiffany
May-22-16 11:41AM  What to Watch in the Stock Market This Week at Motley Fool
10:25AM  Top 9 Earnings to Look for Next Week at 24/7 Wall St.
09:45AM  Week Ahead: More Fed Talk to Cause Jitters as June Meeting Comes Into Focus
May-21-16 08:22PM  3 Stocks to Watch Next Week: Costco, Intuit, and Computer Sciences Corp. at Motley Fool
10:54AM  Target REDcard vs. Costco Anywhere: Which Is Better for Consumers? at Motley Fool
May-20-16 06:35PM  Cramer's game plan: Yellen could sink stocks next week at CNBC
02:41PM  Walmarts Fiscal 1Q17: Sales and Earnings Surpass Expectations
01:57PM  Will Costco Wholesale Defy the Weak Retail Environment? at Motley Fool
11:19AM  Jim Cramer -- I'm Not Expecting Great Earnings From Costco
11:10AM  Here's Why Jim Cramer Doesn't Expect a Good Quarter From Costco at TheStreet
10:16AM  Recall covering millions of frozen food packages
May-19-16 06:48PM  Cramer: Wal-Mart only in the first inning of a big turnaround at CNBC
04:26PM  How Amazon Is Becoming More Like Costco at Motley Fool
11:59AM  Walmart CEO Says Better-Paid Workers Help Sales; Cramer Agrees
10:59AM  Is Costco Bucking the Retail Trend? (COST) at Investopedia
May-18-16 08:21PM  What to Watch For When Costco Reports Earnings Next Week at Motley Fool
04:01PM  Amazon No Longer Has the Upper Hand on Walmart
02:11PM  The market is getting more defensive, and the reasons why could be very worrisome
11:40AM  Stocks Rally As Apple, Tesla Offset Target-Led Retail Retreat
11:40AM  Stocks Rally As Apple, Tesla Offset Target-Led Retail Retreat at Investor's Business Daily
08:36AM  3 Retail Stocks That Could Raise Their Dividends at Motley Fool
02:17AM  Sonova misses targets as Costco, cochlear implants hurt results
May-17-16 01:16PM  Jim Cramer -- Should Investors Give Up on Target? at TheStreet
08:50AM  10 Things Shoppers Should Know About Costco at Kiplinger
08:00AM  Is it time to ditch my airline card for bank rewards or a Costco card?
07:02AM  10 Stocks Warren Buffett Loves for 2016 -- Including Apple at TheStreet
May-16-16 12:02PM  Better Buy: American Express Company vs. Visa Inc. at Motley Fool
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
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