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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E31.95 EPS (ttm)5.42 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand436.59M Perf Week2.28%
Market Cap75.53B Forward P/E27.09 EPS next Y6.39 Insider Trans-22.35% Shs Float436.08M Perf Month4.24%
Income2.38B PEG3.20 EPS next Q1.31 Inst Own75.80% Short Float1.63% Perf Quarter2.36%
Sales121.19B P/S0.62 EPS this Y-0.70% Inst Trans1.29% Short Ratio2.99 Perf Half Y19.07%
Book/sh28.33 P/B6.11 EPS next Y13.24% ROA6.90% Target Price183.88 Perf Year26.26%
Cash/sh13.66 P/C12.66 EPS next 5Y9.98% ROE19.90% 52W Range136.59 - 176.06 Perf YTD12.42%
Dividend2.00 P/FCF44.04 EPS past 5Y10.10% ROI13.80% 52W High-1.73% Beta0.96
Dividend %1.16% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y6.00% Gross Margin13.30% 52W Low26.66% ATR1.72
Employees126000 Current Ratio0.90 Sales Q/Q5.70% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)65.46 Volatility0.83% 1.02%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.41 EPS Q/Q-5.50% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume0.60 Prev Close172.47
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.23 EarningsMay 25 AMC Payout32.20% Avg Volume2.38M Price173.01
Recom2.10 SMA200.80% SMA504.32% SMA20010.76% Volume1,424,075 Change0.31%
May-09-17Initiated Gordon Haskett Accumulate $191
Apr-21-17Upgrade Barclays Equal Weight → Overweight $170 → $185
Mar-03-17Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $158 → $170
Feb-10-17Initiated Susquehanna Positive $192
Feb-06-17Initiated Bernstein Mkt Perform $170
Jan-20-17Resumed Stifel Buy $185
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
May-24-17 06:20PM  OPEC's next big deal, more data and Washington are all on markets' minds CNBC
05:50PM  Costco Wholesale earnings preview: Price increases, e-commerce and Visa card updates American City Business Journals
12:44PM  Jim Cramer Sizes Up Best Buy, Costco Ahead of Earnings
12:29PM  Jim Cramer Is Watching Earnings From Best Buy, Costco, Burlington and Ulta Salon
09:53AM  Check out Costco's (COST) Probability to Beat this Earnings Zacks
May-23-17 06:08PM  Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Costco On Thursday Forbes
11:39AM  This Iconic Bakery Is Coming to Costco Fortune Videos
11:20AM  Why Costco Wholesale Corporation Shareholders Have Something to Worry About Motley Fool
10:37AM  Heres Whats Driving Walmarts Sams Club Market Realist
09:14AM  4 Things You Can Buy at Trader Joe's to Avoid Joining Costco Motley Fool
May-22-17 03:00PM  Costco's Stock Is Near an All-Time High Because It Probably Won't Be Eaten Alive by One Online Beast
02:58PM  Guggenheim Says Costco Will Soon Return to Profit Growth
02:32PM  Costco: The Final Piece of the Puzzle
02:29PM  Costco Wholesale Corp. Value Analysis (NASDAQ:COST) : May 22, 2017 Capital Cube
02:02PM  Consumer Sector Pre-Earnings Coverage for May 2226, 2017 Market Realist
08:58AM  Retail Earnings Expectations: Costco And Lowe's Benzinga
07:00AM  Why Is American Express (AXP) Down 4.6% Since the Last Earnings Report? Zacks
May-21-17 10:10AM  HP, Costco, Lowes and More Companies Reporting Earnings This Week 24/7 Wall St.
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May-19-17 07:21PM  Cramer Remix: What the success of these fast food stocks ... CNBC Videos
06:28PM  What's Ahead for Costco Wholesale's Earnings? Motley Fool
09:36AM  How Target Managed to Beat Sales Estimates Market Realist
09:06AM  Is Costcos Premium Valuation Warranted? Market Realist
08:20AM  Costco Wholesale Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : COST-US : May 19, 2017 Capital Cube
07:36AM  Costco Analysts Are Now Leaning This Way on the Stock Market Realist
May-18-17 10:37AM  Will Costcos Margins Improve in Fiscal 3Q17? Market Realist
09:07AM  Why Costcos Sales Could Rise in Fiscal 3Q17 Market Realist
07:37AM  Inside Costcos EPS Estimate for Fiscal 3Q17 Market Realist
May-17-17 04:56PM  Heres What Is Driving Costco Stock Higher Market Realist
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11:31AM  5 Reasons to Buy Costco Now Motley Fool
10:55AM  What Customer Satisfaction Is Telling You About The Future Performance Of These Stocks Forbes
09:49AM  The 5 Best Dividend Stocks In Big-Box Retailer Industry Motley Fool
07:21AM  Will New Locations Keep The Costco Rally Going? Benzinga
May-16-17 10:26AM  Whole Foods Stock Coverage Initiated at Loop Capital
May-15-17 05:05PM  Here's One More Thing Amazon May Be Killing Investor's Business Daily
01:44PM  Why American Express Company Shareholders Have Nothing to Worry About Motley Fool
May-14-17 10:20AM  2 Credit Cards for Costco Members to Consider Motley Fool
May-11-17 04:40PM  Costco moving ahead with plan for Nebraska chicken plant Associated Press
May-10-17 07:14PM  3 Things Costco Does Right Motley Fool
03:50PM  Morgan Stanley Capital I Trust 2015-MS1 -- Moody's Affirms Seven Classes of MSC 2015-MS1 Moody's
01:16PM  Costco Wholesale Corp. : COST-US: Dividend Analysis : May 12th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 10, 2017 Capital Cube
09:53AM  Breaking Down Costco's $7 Dividend Benzinga
May-09-17 08:35PM  Costco's Special Cash Dividend: What Investors Need to Know Motley Fool
06:53PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Debt Offering GlobeNewswire
May-07-17 01:40PM  People Are So Crazy About Costco They Wouldn't Mind Paying Even More to Shop for Bulk Ketchup
May-06-17 12:32AM  [$$] Costco's Special Payout Comes With Trade-Offs
May-05-17 05:03PM  Live from Omaha on Friday Yahoo Finance Video
04:02PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation -- Moody's affirms Costco's A1 senior unsecured ratings and changes outlook to positive Moody's
09:16AM  How Costco Wholesale Corporation Makes Most of Its Money Motley Fool
08:36AM  Costco: Fiscal 2017 First Half In Review Forbes
May-04-17 02:42PM  Costco: Better Than It Looked
10:02AM  Online grocery start-up 'neck and neck' with Amazon as competition heats up CNBC
08:36AM  Costco (COST) Continues with Positive Comparable Sales Trend Zacks
08:00AM  Better Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs., Inc. Motley Fool
May-03-17 09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports April Sales Results GlobeNewswire
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Apr-27-17 06:29PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation -- Moody's affirms Costco's A1 rating Moody's
01:24PM  Costco Distributes $3.1B Special Dividend Investopedia
07:30AM  Today's Research: Costco Shares Ignite On Dividend News, While Procter & Gamble Sinks as Revenues Come up Short Accesswire
07:19AM  Is Dividend Hike the Sole Reason Behind Costco's Gains? Zacks
Apr-26-17 07:22PM  Australia's Wesfarmers says Q3 supermarket sales up 1.2 pct Reuters
06:11PM  Cramer explains how Trump's tax cuts will impact your investments CNBC
04:28PM  Costco Jumps Near Buy Point On Special Payout, Dividend Hike Investor's Business Daily
04:27PM  Costco is doing something no other retailer has been able to do in more than a year CNBC
01:49PM  Costco Stock Soaring on Special Cash Dividend
01:36PM  S&P 500 Nears All-Time High; Restaurant Name Makes Case For Turnaround Investor's Business Daily
01:08PM  Costco is giving shareholders a special payment Business Insider
01:01PM  Costco: Huge Special Dividend Leads to Only Mini Rally in Stock
11:34AM  Amazon is about to surpass Costco on one crucial measure Business Insider
11:31AM  Costco: Best in Class?
11:15AM  Retail And E-Commerce News And Stocks To Watch Investor's Business Daily
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Apr-25-17 09:47PM  Evening Movers: U.S. Steel Craters, Chipotle Rallies, Costco Climbs
06:10PM  Costco Rises on Plans to Return $3.1 Billion to Shareholders Bloomberg
04:57PM  Costco announces $7/share special dividend CNBC Videos
04:54PM  Costco to pay special dividend of $7, increases quarterly dividend by 5 cents MarketWatch
04:45PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports Special Cash Dividend of $7.00 Per Share and Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend GlobeNewswire
10:07AM  American Express: Nice Upgrade But
Apr-24-17 07:14AM  Amazon Is the Biggest Risk Facing Costco Motley Fool
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12:53PM  Why Amazon Can't Kill Costco
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11:28AM  Four Reasons To Buy Costco
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10:15AM  Barclays Upgrades Costco on Comps Growth Investopedia
09:55AM  Costco Stock Upgraded at Barclays
09:00AM  Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Costco, Dominos Pizza, Fortinet, Verizon, Yum Brands and More 24/7 Wall St.
08:29AM  Here's why Costco may be the one company Amazon can't destroy CNBC
07:44AM  Early movers: GE, HON, SWK, STI, COST, MCD, WEN CNBC
Apr-20-17 06:41PM  Visa's profit boosted by Europe unit, big card portfolio wins Reuters
11:33AM  AmEx Shares Surge to Top of Dow After Strategic Moves Pay Off
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10:06AM  American Express: We're Baaaack.
12:39AM  [$$] American Express Results Decline Less Than Expected The Wall Street Journal
Apr-19-17 06:35PM  [$$] American Express Results Decline Less Than Expected The Wall Street Journal
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
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMar 24Sale166.3550,0008,317,650617,421Mar 27 10:44 AM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMar 24Sale166.3550,0008,317,650717,296Mar 27 10:44 AM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPMar 16Sale166.954,000667,79944,049Mar 16 05:08 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMar 13Sale164.5217,0002,796,772767,296Mar 13 03:53 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentFeb 03Sale168.254,948832,50164,532Feb 03 12:51 PM
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 15Sale160.221,560249,94330,895Dec 16 10:01 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFODec 15Sale161.091,084174,61832,455Dec 15 12:17 PM
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