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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E32.07 EPS (ttm)5.48 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand438.97M Perf Week2.24%
Market Cap77.20B Forward P/E26.85 EPS next Y6.55 Insider Trans-8.58% Shs Float436.26M Perf Month7.72%
Income2.42B PEG3.09 EPS next Q1.36 Inst Own74.50% Short Float1.58% Perf Quarter15.90%
Sales119.60B P/S0.65 EPS this Y-0.70% Inst Trans1.15% Short Ratio3.20 Perf Half Y5.44%
Book/sh27.34 P/B6.43 EPS next Y10.98% ROA7.10% Target Price176.27 Perf Year19.62%
Cash/sh13.93 P/C12.62 EPS next 5Y10.38% ROE20.70% 52W Range137.40 - 175.83 Perf YTD10.13%
Dividend1.80 P/FCF40.52 EPS past 5Y10.10% ROI13.80% 52W High0.02% Beta0.91
Dividend %1.02% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y6.00% Gross Margin13.40% 52W Low27.99% ATR2.01
Employees126000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q3.20% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)77.12 Volatility1.05% 1.14%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.43 EPS Q/Q14.00% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume1.13 Prev Close175.75
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.33 EarningsMar 02 AMC Payout30.90% Avg Volume2.15M Price175.86
Recom2.10 SMA205.20% SMA507.81% SMA20012.49% Volume2,424,445 Change0.06%
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
Dec-03-15Upgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Buy $152 → $200
Dec-03-15Reiterated Stifel Buy $162 → $180
Nov-09-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $160 → $175
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Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel businesses. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. As of August 28, 2016, it operated 715 warehouses, including 501 warehouses in the United States, Washington, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; 91 in Canada; 36 in Mexico; 28 in the United Kingdom; 25 in Japan; 12 in Korea; 12 in Taiwan; 8 in Australia; and 2 in Spain. Further, the company sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
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
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