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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E30.24 EPS (ttm)5.37 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand437.41M Perf Week0.71%
Market Cap71.03B Forward P/E25.88 EPS next Y6.28 Insider Trans-4.27% Shs Float433.95M Perf Month3.20%
Income2.38B PEG3.75 EPS next Q1.17 Inst Own74.20% Short Float1.34% Perf Quarter16.12%
Sales116.20B P/S0.61 EPS this Y15.50% Inst Trans0.87% Short Ratio2.80 Perf Half Y14.49%
Book/sh24.21 P/B6.71 EPS next Y11.12% ROA7.00% Target Price163.48 Perf Year22.08%
Cash/sh14.68 P/C11.07 EPS next 5Y8.07% ROE21.70% 52W Range116.73 - 164.47 Perf YTD19.60%
Dividend1.60 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y13.00% ROI14.50% 52W High-1.26% Beta0.56
Dividend %0.99% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y8.30% Gross Margin13.00% 52W Low39.12% ATR2.45
Employees117000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q0.70% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)66.80 Volatility1.17% 1.43%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.58 EPS Q/Q9.50% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume0.88 Prev Close162.19
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.46 EarningsDec 08 AMC Payout27.90% Avg Volume2.07M Price162.39
Recom2.10 SMA202.61% SMA506.45% SMA20011.30% Volume1,827,903 Change0.12%
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
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
Nov-26-15 01:05PM  Dividends, Buybacks: Short-Term Fix for Walmart, Target Investors
12:02PM  17 Retailers Keeping Their Doors Shut for Thanksgiving at TheStreet
11:00AM  Best Black Friday Deals at Costco at Kiplinger
07:00AM  Unwanted Guests: E. Coli Strikes Chipotle And Costco. Turkeys Next? at Forbes
Nov-25-15 10:17PM  Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables
04:24PM  Costco: E. coli inquiry looks at vegetable mix at MarketWatch
04:18PM  [$$] Costco Points to Vegetable Mix as Possible Source of Bacterial Infections at The Wall Street Journal
02:40PM  Costco's Chicken Salad at Fault for E. Coli Outbreak: CDC
01:08PM  E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Costco Chicken Salad at Fortune
12:14PM  Black Friday Strategies: J.C. Penney vs. Costco at TheStreet
11:46AM  J.C. Penney, Costco Execute Two Different Black Friday Strategies at TheStreet
11:26AM  Stocks Maintain Slight Gains in Light Trading at TheStreet
10:54AM  Don't Sell Costco On E.coli Outbreak: Cowen at
10:39AM  Citigroup: 'A Good Deal Before Black Friday' at
10:28AM  Today's Top 5 Stock Picks: Fast-Growing Big Firms at
09:48AM  Stocks Turn Mixed on Weak Personal Spending Numbers at TheStreet
09:25AM  Stocks to Watch: Deere, Donaldson, Hormel at The Wall Street Journal
09:14AM  Deere plows past estimates; HP disappoints, HPE not as much; Costco E.coli outbreak
08:15AM  Costco Wholesale Corporation at All-Time Highs: Here Is Why at Motley Fool
06:56AM  Nov. 25 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know at TheStreet
06:47AM  Bring on your bearish headlines this bull market doesnt care at MarketWatch
Nov-24-15 11:47PM  [$$] Costcos Rotisserie Chicken Salad Linked to E. Coli Outbreak at The Wall Street Journal
09:05PM  [$$] Costco's Rotisserie Chicken Salad Linked to E. Coli Outbreak at The Wall Street Journal
06:29PM  Agency: 19 people ill in E. coli outbreak tied to Costco
06:03PM  CDC says at least 19 E. coli infections linked to Costco chicken salad Reuters
04:57PM  Costco chicken salad behind E. coli outbreak in 7 states at MarketWatch
04:45PM  Costco Wholesale (COST) Stock Closes Down, E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Chicken Salad at TheStreet
04:22PM  Costco says has halted chicken salad sales after E.coli cases
04:20PM  E.coli poisoning in 7 states linked to Costco chicken salad at MarketWatch
04:00PM  Costco's E. coli problem has spread to 7 states
03:46PM  At least 19 people sickened with E.coli linked to Costco chicken salad -CDC
03:39PM  Costco Chicken Salad Tied to Seven-State E. Coli Outbreak at Bloomberg
03:36PM  CDC: 19 people infected with E. coli
03:28PM  Deutsche Unveils Two Enhanced Beta ETFs
03:17PM  3 Stocks Crushing the Membership Game
02:13PM  Citi Responds To Clients' Complaints Following Initiated Coverage Of Wal-Mart, Costco And Target
01:58PM  American Express: How Big a Risk is the Strong Dollar? at
11:22AM  Walmart, Target and the Fight for $15!
10:18AM  Yes, Target Is A Buy, Says Citi; Still Neutral On Wal-Mart, Costco at
Nov-23-15 08:09PM  Costco's International Sales Are Dragging It Down, but You Shouldn't Worry at Motley Fool
02:45PM  10 Stores With the Best Return Policies and 5 With the Worst
01:52PM  The One Retail ETF That Isn't Disappointing
11:40AM  Will Tiffany's (TIF) Earnings Lose its Sparkle in Q3?
11:06AM  October Retail Sales Rose on Online Shopping and Restaurant Sales
Nov-21-15 12:00PM  2 Small Dividend Yields With Big Growth Potential at Motley Fool
09:17AM  6 Start-Ups Gunning for Amazon: Do Any of Them Stand a Chance? at TheStreet
Nov-20-15 03:07PM  Why Walmart Beat Wall Street and Updated Guidance
11:28AM  How Costco's Digital Strategy Completely Misses The Point at Forbes
Nov-19-15 04:15PM  The FDA Just Approved the First Genetically Engineered Animal Food at Fortune
02:29PM  3 Reasons Target Is a Better Retail Stock Than Walmart or Costco at TheStreet
10:25AM  Why Department Store Stocks Move Inversely to Reliance on Holiday Shoppers at 24/7 Wall St.
10:22AM  Retailers Rebounded on November 17, Led by Walmart and Home Depot
Nov-18-15 08:15PM  Why more large retailers are shunning 'Black Thursday' at
06:00PM  Cramer: Apple trades like an auto parts company
05:25PM  Clorox CEO shares roadmap for growth with shareholders at
04:03PM  Does Costco Have Room to Grow Its Margins? at Investopedia
12:00PM  Best Buy will beat earnings for 12th straight quarter: Oppenheimer
11:25AM  Target's (TGT) Q3 Earnings Meet Estimates, Revenues Miss
Nov-17-15 04:00PM  Buckle (BKE) to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in Store?
10:30AM  Is Abercrombie (ANF) Positioned to Beat on Q3 Earnings?
Nov-16-15 04:05PM  Will Higher Expenses Dampen Wal-Mart's (WMT) Q3 Earnings?
10:05AM  For Costco Investors, Membership Has Privileges at Investopedia
Nov-15-15 11:00AM  How Many Members Does Costco Have? at Motley Fool
09:50AM  Costco Black Friday 2015 ad includes $230 15.6-inch Acer Chromebook among laptop deals at ZDNet
Nov-14-15 09:15AM  Huge Carl Icahn Purchase Highlights Insider Buying: Cheniere Energy, FireEye, Seattle Genetics, Costco and More
Nov-13-15 03:55PM  Will DICK'S Sporting Beat Earnings Estimates This Season?
02:50PM  Why Cash Saved at the Pump Lands at Costco, Not Macy's at TheStreet
02:15PM  How SouthPark, Concord Mills and Charlotte Premium Outlets are kicking off the holiday shopping season at
12:41PM  Smart money value picks
07:47AM  Better Dividend Stock: American Express vs. Costco at Motley Fool
07:10AM  Will Best Buy Follow Kohls or Macys? at 24/7 Wall St.
Nov-12-15 07:47PM  Difference Between Authorized and Outstanding Shares at Motley Fool
01:25PM  Costco Gears Up to Woo Customers with Black Friday Deals
01:20PM  Can Walmart Beat Wall Street Expectations in 3Q16?
06:28AM  Singles Day tally shows sales go global
Nov-11-15 09:50AM  Three Companies Witnessing Strong Insider Activity on the Buy Side at Insider Monkey
Nov-10-15 04:42PM  Retail Industry Stock Outlook - Nov. 2015
Nov-09-15 08:10PM  Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Opportunities as Rates Rise at TheStreet
06:36PM  Cramer: Don't try to bottom fish this group yet at CNBC
06:25PM  Cramer: Don't try to bottom fish this group yet
05:47PM  U.S. retailers' October same-store sales
04:04PM  Stocks Slump as Investors Face Reality of December Rate Hike at TheStreet
03:35PM  Did Buckle's (BKE) October Comps Disappoint Investors?
03:24PM  Alibaba Takes On Amazon With U.S. Grocery Buy: Report at Investor's Business Daily
02:50PM  Why Costco's October Comps Failed to Impress Investors
11:41AM  Costco Vs. Target Vs. Wal-Mart: Citi Takes A Look At This Retail Battle
11:19AM  Why Target is a Better Bet Than Costco, Wal-Mart at
11:00AM  Macy's Joins Singles' Day Debutantes in Chinese Spending Spree at Bloomberg
09:11AM  Bill O'Neil Super Stocks: MCD, MSFT, COST - IBD Investing Show Excerpt
08:47AM  Should Walmart Spin Off Its Sam's Club Stores? at TheStreet
Nov-08-15 12:00PM  Stock market is telling investors good buy at MarketWatch
Nov-06-15 04:29PM  One Reason Costco (COST) Stock Closed Up Today at TheStreet
01:48PM  Why Costco's Sluggish Sales are Bad News for Best Buy, Target at
Nov-05-15 12:10PM  October Retail Sales Slide on Warm Weather, Automobile Sales
08:51AM  Morning Movers: Celgene Slips on Earnings; Chemours Soars at
12:58AM  [$$] Whole Foods Profit Drops as Same-Store Sales Decline at The Wall Street Journal
12:04AM  Walmart Lowers Capital Expenditure Projections
Nov-04-15 09:14PM  [$$] Costco October Comparable Sales Down 1% at The Wall Street Journal
09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports October Sales Results Marketwired
07:11PM  [$$] Whole Foods Profit Drops at The Wall Street Journal
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
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
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPJul 30Sale145.581,415205,99631,503Jul 30 06:22 PM
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
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 06Option Exercise39.025,214203,45034,860Mar 09 10:55 AM
MUNGER CHARLES TDirectorMar 06Option Exercise39.026,734262,761157,504Mar 10 06:17 PM
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