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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E26.18 EPS (ttm)5.21 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand439.49M Perf Week-0.77%
Market Cap59.94B Forward P/E24.07 EPS next Y5.67 Insider Trans-8.87% Shs Float435.86M Perf Month-4.04%
Income2.31B PEG2.69 EPS next Q1.66 Inst Own75.10% Short Float1.38% Perf Quarter-9.80%
Sales115.94B P/S0.52 EPS this Y0.40% Inst Trans-0.34% Short Ratio3.07 Perf Half Y-0.08%
Book/sh24.06 P/B5.67 EPS next Y8.77% ROA6.80% Target Price154.77 Perf Year23.05%
Cash/sh15.48 P/C8.81 EPS next 5Y9.72% ROE20.30% 52W Range110.36 - 153.81 Perf YTD-0.08%
Dividend1.60 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y13.50% ROI12.10% 52W High-11.33% Beta0.54
Dividend %1.17% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y9.50% Gross Margin12.90% 52W Low23.58% ATR1.63
Employees112000 Current Ratio1.10 Sales Q/Q1.20% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)38.04 Volatility1.06% 1.05%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.57 EPS Q/Q8.40% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume0.59 Prev Close136.49
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.46 EarningsMay 27 AMC Payout27.90% Avg Volume1.95M Price136.39
Recom2.10 SMA20-1.48% SMA50-3.99% SMA200-1.51% Volume1,149,089 Change-0.07%
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
May-31-13Reiterated McAdams Wright Ragen Hold $110 → $115
Jul-02-15 03:21PM  Investors Should Turn Bearish on Stocks Breakdown at Fox Business
11:21AM  Greek crisis hits olive oil, wine exports at CNBC
11:01AM  3 Reasons Costco Wholesale Corporation's Dividend Is Likely to Keep Rising at Motley Fool
Jul-01-15 04:20PM  Consumer Staple ETFs Remain Steady In 2015
01:46PM  It's time to play the online-banking revolution at MarketWatch
10:31AM  Costco: A Unique Opportunity at
Jun-30-15 11:26PM  3 Important Charts About Costco at Investopedia
02:00PM  Your backyard BBQ will be way more expensive this year at MarketWatch
Jun-29-15 05:56PM  How to Track Costco's Performance at Investopedia
12:24PM  Costco Has Quietly Been Testing a New Store Concept for 23 Years at TheStreet
Jun-27-15 08:00AM  These celebrity skinflints are stiffing their kids at CNBC
Jun-25-15 02:01PM  Earnings Estimates and Investment Decision Making
Jun-24-15 05:00PM  Costco says 'no' to site near Times Union headquarters at
02:47PM  Ahold, Delhaize in $28 bln merger focused on U.S. east coast
06:55AM  Why Alibaba and Best Buy set up shop in Washington at CNBC
Jun-23-15 12:45PM  Are celebrities the new activist investors? at CNBC
Jun-22-15 03:09PM  Ryan Gosling is furious with Costco
10:16AM  The CVS Target Deal: A Healthy Union? at Investopedia
Jun-20-15 12:01AM  Value Hunter's Trophies: AmEx, Carnival, Stanley at
Jun-19-15 06:00PM  How Much Does a Costco Store Sell Each Year? at Investopedia
12:17PM  Shipping costs may put retail on the naughty list at CNBC
09:23AM  What's in a name? Decoding financial advisor terms at CNBC
07:00AM  Market Is Giving Target Too Much Credit for a Sensible Strategy at Morningstar
Jun-18-15 10:18PM  Apples and Oranges: ALDI hits Australia's retail giants where it hurts
Jun-17-15 11:06AM  Will Sams Club Sales Soar with Drones?
10:37AM  Business Model Analysis: Costco Vs. Sam's Club at Investopedia
04:59AM  Foreign Rivals Take Slice of Aussie Retail Pie at The Wall Street Journal
Jun-16-15 11:06AM  Can Walmart Get the Chinese Dragon Roaring?
Jun-12-15 08:35PM  Why Costco's Same-Store Sales Are Falling at Investopedia
02:02PM  Is Your Portfolio Stuck On Pause? at Fox Business
10:41AM  Can Walmart Reinvent Itself as a Growth Stock?
Jun-11-15 06:22PM  Costco to source eggs from Hillandale despite animal welfare video Reuters
05:33PM  Costco to keep sourcing eggs from Hillandale despite animal welfare video
11:16AM  Edited Transcript of V presentation 10-Jun-15 7:40pm GMT
10:10AM  The most influential business executives of the past 35 years: No. 7 built a unique retail empire at
10:03AM  Hotel's Lobbying Campaign will Hurt Consumers at Forbes
Jun-10-15 03:20PM  UPDATE 1-Animal welfare group says Costco egg supplier mistreats hens
11:05AM  Where Krugman Errs With Walmart And Wages at Forbes
10:01AM  Costco is becoming America's favorite place to buy a car by offering one huge perk
Jun-09-15 07:55PM  Probe Alleges Animal-Welfare Abuses at Costcos Egg Supplier at The Wall Street Journal
06:47PM  Probe Claims Animal-Welfare Abuses at Egg Supplier at The Wall Street Journal
06:35PM  Humane Society alleges unsanitary conditions at egg supplier
03:42PM  Animal welfare group says Costco egg supplier mistreats hens
01:22PM  American Express: Why the Loss of Costco Might Not Be a Total Disaster at
01:09PM  9 part-time jobs with better perks than yours at MarketWatch
01:05PM  Retail Sales Preview: Why May Retail Sales May Beat Forecast
10:21AM  What a Minimum Wage Increase Would Mean for the Middle Market
06:29AM  Coverage initiated on Costco by Macquarie
Jun-08-15 10:40PM  4 Things Costco's Management Wants You to Know at Investopedia
Jun-06-15 08:09PM  10-Q for Costco Wholesale Corp. at Company Spotlight
Jun-05-15 09:00PM  Organic Food Fight; Single-Stock Risk Re-Examined; Deep Dive on T-Mobile-DISH Talks: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs at TheStreet
11:04AM  In Case You Missed May Retail Sales, Here's What Happened
09:05AM  Credit Suisse Adds 4 Stocks to Prestigious Top Picks List at 24/7 Wall St.
08:04AM  Early movers: GPS, ZUMZ, CVC, NDLS, WMT & more at CNBC
Jun-04-15 07:28PM  Costco Gets Subpoenas From DEA at The Wall Street Journal
06:42PM  May Retail Sales Hurt By Shift Away From Mall Buying at Investor's Business Daily
06:15PM  U.S. retailers' May same-store sales
05:22PM  COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
01:00PM  Will Whole Foods Stumble With Millennial Concept? at Investor's Business Daily
11:49AM  Cramer -- Why Intel's Deal for Altera Was Needed; Costco Is a Buy at TheStreet
11:40AM  Costco (COST) Reports Flat Comps in May, Sales Up 2% - Analyst Blog
10:53AM  Costco's Discounted Cars Are in Aisle 7, Past the Olive Oil
10:53AM  Costco Moves the Metal at Bloomberg
10:10AM  Costco May Same-Store Sales Flat On Dollar, Gas at Investor's Business Daily
10:05AM  3 Burning Questions Wal-Mart Must Address at Its Annual Meeting at TheStreet
09:03AM  Need a job? Make like Lewis and Clark, and go west at CNBC
08:21AM  The man whos reinventing Walmart at Fortune
Jun-03-15 09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports May Sales Results Marketwired
03:56PM  May Retail Sales Seen Hurt By Costco, Gap Drag at Investor's Business Daily
10:53AM  How to Trade Costco, Target, Wal-Mart on Recent Volatility at TheStreet
Jun-02-15 06:22PM  Cramer: Stop bottom-feeding this overcrowded group at CNBC
Jun-01-15 08:46AM  June 1 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know
06:01AM  Jim Cramer may want to take this bet on his stock-picking skills at MarketWatch
May-29-15 04:17PM  Is Instacart On Track? at Forbes
02:45PM  Car Toys, Wireless Advocates dial up big office lease in SLU at
01:35PM  Amazon (AMZN) Announces In-House Food Line - Stocks in the News
01:30PM  This surprising thing is costing Costco $40 million per year at Fortune
01:25PM  Costco's Customers are Wealthy So Of Course It's Outperforming Its Peers at
01:00PM  5 Reasons American Express Shareholders Are Suffering at 24/7 Wall St.
12:29PM  Why Costco May Never Raise Prices on $4.99 Chickens, $1.50 Hot Dogs
12:00PM  Costco Isnt Cheap After Earnings Beat -- but Buy Now Anyway at TheStreet
11:59AM  Amazon prepping own line of food items: report
11:29AM  Costco, Not Whole Foods, Said To Sell Most Organics at Investor's Business Daily
10:17AM  Costco may already be U.S. leader in organic food at MarketWatch
12:10AM  Costco Posts Rare Drop in Core Sales at The Wall Street Journal
May-28-15 10:50PM  Whats News: Business & Finance at The Wall Street Journal
05:46PM  Costco Posts Rare Drop in Core Sales at The Wall Street Journal
05:43PM  You may soon be able to buy Amazon-branded milk, cereal and baby food at Fortune
05:20PM  GameStop shares surge after earnings beat at MarketWatch
04:39PM  Costco Wholesale (COST) Earnings Report: Q1 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
02:24PM  How Costco Is Winning Its Battle Against Wal-Mart's Sam's Club at TheStreet
02:02PM  Breaking Down Costco's Earnings and Sales Numbers at Bloomberg
01:22PM  Costco Profits as Low Gas Prices Boost Sales at TheStreet
11:17AM  Citigroup CEO defends credit card deal with Costco
11:07AM  Stocks lower as Greece, Shanghai weigh; transports fall 1% at CNBC
11:00AM  Costco Wholesale Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 11:00 am ET today
10:22AM  Cramer: Don't write off Costco, here's why at CNBC
10:11AM  Costco Tumbles On Mixed Q3; Analysts Split at
10:05AM  Watch Costco from sidelines: Pro
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