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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E30.98 EPS (ttm)5.29 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand440.55M Perf Week-2.43%
Market Cap72.22B Forward P/E27.42 EPS next Y5.98 Insider Trans-16.94% Shs Float435.01M Perf Month-1.19%
Income2.34B PEG3.39 EPS next Q1.74 Inst Own74.80% Short Float1.97% Perf Quarter10.26%
Sales117.94B P/S0.61 EPS this Y15.40% Inst Trans1.07% Short Ratio3.92 Perf Half Y9.88%
Book/sh26.22 P/B6.25 EPS next Y12.79% ROA6.90% Target Price172.25 Perf Year18.20%
Cash/sh13.67 P/C11.99 EPS next 5Y9.13% ROE21.30% 52W Range131.90 - 169.59 Perf YTD2.36%
Dividend1.80 P/FCF53.22 EPS past 5Y12.90% ROI14.50% 52W High-3.34% Beta0.59
Dividend %1.10% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y8.30% Gross Margin13.20% 52W Low24.28% ATR1.61
Employees117000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q2.60% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)40.72 Volatility1.00% 0.96%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.44 EPS Q/Q6.10% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume0.92 Prev Close164.86
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.34 EarningsSep 29 AMC Payout31.00% Avg Volume2.19M Price163.93
Recom2.20 SMA20-2.05% SMA500.07% SMA2005.52% Volume2,009,693 Change-0.56%
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
Jun-09-15Initiated Macquarie Neutral $136
Jun-05-15Reiterated Williams Capital Group Hold $131 → $148
Aug-28-16 02:54PM  Don't Get Too Relaxed; The 'Dog Days' Could Still Bite Investors
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09:40AM  3 Secrets Costco Shoppers Need to Know at Kiplinger
Aug-25-16 04:23PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation's Best Move in 2016 So Far at Motley Fool
03:27PM  Here's When You Should Buy Costco
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Aug-24-16 05:25PM  Cash & Carry partners with Amazon competitor Instacart for Seattle-area deliveries at
03:25PM  Citi mistakenly sends cancellation emails to some Costco cardholders at
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01:18PM  Wednesday links: founders change
11:51AM  ETFs with exposure to Costco Wholesale Corp. : August 24, 2016
11:05AM  Citigroup hits another Costco hurdle
10:38AM  Furious Costco customers are still threatening to cancel memberships over credit card 'fiasco'
Aug-23-16 07:45PM  Citigroup's Fraught Rollout of Costco Card (C, COST) at Investopedia
10:06AM  Costco Wholesale Corporation's Biggest Win in 2016 So Far at Motley Fool
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09:00AM  12 Secrets Costco Shoppers Need to Know at Kiplinger
05:00AM  What You Need to Know About Citi's Latest Costco Credit Card Blunder
Aug-22-16 05:58PM  The Race for Retail Supremacy, Part 2
05:01PM  Retail renaissance?
04:23PM  Wal-Mart CEO: Sam's Club Shoppers Can Skip Cashier
01:11PM  Citigroup Stumbles Anew With Errant E-Mails to Costco Customers at Bloomberg
11:18AM  Costco's credit card nightmare just got even worse
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Aug-20-16 08:26AM  Saturday links: adapting to changes
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Aug-18-16 08:17AM  What Do Membership Fees Mean To Costco? at Motley Fool
06:05AM  Mains: I wanted to do what I love at
Aug-17-16 04:30PM  Will Jet Save Walmart from Amazons Fury?
Aug-16-16 11:44AM  The Future of Costco Depends on These 3 Factors at Motley Fool
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Aug-15-16 06:19PM  Why You Need Costco in Your Portfolio
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07:26AM  5 Trade Ideas while Shopping for Costco
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Aug-12-16 03:39PM  What Investors Expect from Targets Fiscal 2Q17 Earnings
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Aug-11-16 04:38PM  Better Buy: Whole Foods Market, Inc. vs. Costco at Motley Fool
Aug-10-16 04:24PM  Is The Retail Sector Signaling Recession?
Aug-08-16 03:43PM  TD clients: What they bought and sold in July
12:00PM  American Express: Finally Moving Past Costco? at
Aug-07-16 07:00AM  Dodge & Cox Balanced Fund Isn't for Everyone at Morningstar
Aug-05-16 04:31PM  Facebook, Tesla, 3D Systems, Costco Price Targets Hiked
11:51AM  Hey, Buster, Beware of Names Where Insiders Are Selling in Clusters
Aug-04-16 05:00PM  Action Alerts PLUS Takes a Bigger Sip of Starbucks
11:41AM  Costco: Not as Bad as It Looks at
11:16AM  Changing My Mind on Whole Foods
11:06AM  U.S. retailers' July same-store sales
10:15AM  July Same-Store Sales Drop Nearly 2% at 24/7 Wall St.
10:06AM  Wal-Mart: Can Help The Retail Giant Fight Amazon In A Clicks Over Bricks World? at
Aug-03-16 09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports July Sales Results Marketwired
04:45PM  Amazon Rival Draws Buyout Interest From Wal-Mart
04:00PM  Consumer Revolution: Unbranded Retailers Are Stealing Market Share
09:08AM  What Helped Whole Foods Top Line in 3Q16?
Aug-02-16 04:00PM  3 Stocks to Watch Before the Market Opens Tomorrow
10:45AM  Earnings Overview: Analyzing Whole Foods 3Q16 Results
09:08AM  Lost Customers Cost Supervalus Wholesale Segment Sales in 1Q17
Jul-30-16 04:18PM  Clinton's Campaign Money: Attorneys And Hedge Funds Are Crucial
Jul-28-16 04:48PM  Amazon Is Worth More Than Wal-Mart, Costco And Target Combined
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Jul-27-16 05:30PM  Another All-Time High for Prime Matters. at Motley Fool
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Jul-26-16 03:06PM  Goldman Sachs Has Little Hope for Whole Foods at Fortune
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12:10PM  [$$] McDonald's miss raises red flag over US restaurant shares at Financial Times
11:52AM  Fremont sued over actions taken to aid Costco chicken plant
10:38AM  COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
Jul-25-16 06:55PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend Marketwired
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Jul-22-16 02:13PM  Best Luggage Stores: Online or Brick-and-Mortar?
01:09PM  Can Walmart Deliver Operating Margin Expansion amid Headwinds?
06:05AM  American Express's Costco Conundrum Continues at Motley Fool
Jul-21-16 05:22PM  Visa Beats Estimates as Consumer Spending Grows, PayPal Feud Ends
02:44PM  What to look for in Visa earnings at MarketWatch
02:42PM  AmEx Could Face More Hurt After Losing Costco
12:39PM  As Credit Card Landscape Changes, Losing Costco Could Be Costly for AmEx
12:01PM  [video]AmEx Slumps as Investors Search in Vain for Earnings 'Spark'
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Jul-20-16 11:07PM  Visa Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect? at Investopedia
07:03PM  [$$] AmEx Profit Rises on Gain Tied to Costco Portfolio Sale at The Wall Street Journal
06:39PM  American Express Reaps Its Costco Gains and Looks Ahead at Motley Fool
06:31PM  American Express 2Q earnings jump AAP
04:11PM  AmEx Profit Beats Estimates on Card Spending, Costco Gain at Bloomberg
04:04PM  Costco just handed American Express a huge quarter
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07:00AM  Terrific Companies at Terrible Prices at Morningstar
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
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
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
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