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COST [NASD]
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E25.56 EPS (ttm)4.44 Insider Own0.60% Shs Outstand439.88M Perf Week1.27%
Market Cap49.93B Forward P/E21.89 EPS next Y5.18 Insider Trans-9.87% Shs Float436.30M Perf Month0.58%
Income1.96B PEG2.36 EPS next Q1.09 Inst Own76.20% Short Float0.94% Perf Quarter-1.52%
Sales107.89B P/S0.46 EPS this Y19.00% Inst Trans0.01% Short Ratio1.65 Perf Half Y-2.78%
Book/sh26.18 P/B4.34 EPS next Y12.11% ROA6.30% Target Price119.41 Perf Year10.71%
Cash/sh14.74 P/C7.70 EPS next 5Y10.82% ROE17.80% 52W Range102.11 - 125.78 Perf YTD-4.38%
Dividend1.24 P/FCF57.06 EPS past 5Y9.90% ROI12.90% 52W High-9.76% Beta0.57
Dividend %1.09% Quick Ratio0.60 Sales past 5Y7.70% Gross Margin12.60% 52W Low11.15% ATR1.36
Employees103000 Current Ratio1.20 Sales Q/Q5.80% Oper. Margin2.80% RSI (14)54.12 Volatility1.19% 1.16%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.43 EPS Q/Q-15.30% Profit Margin1.80% Rel Volume0.66 Prev Close113.49
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.43 EarningsMar 06 BMO Payout26.90% Avg Volume2.49M Price113.50
Recom2.10 SMA201.04% SMA50-0.17% SMA200-2.01% Volume1,659,000 Change0.01%
11-Feb-14Initiated Prime Executions Buy $130
12-Nov-13Downgrade UBS Buy → Neutral $124
01-Oct-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $110 → $120
05-Aug-13Reiterated Stifel Buy $107 → $130
24-Jul-13Initiated Williams Capital Group Buy $132
31-May-13Reiterated UBS Buy $121 → $124
31-May-13Reiterated McAdams Wright Ragen Hold $110 → $115
31-May-13Reiterated Argus Buy $115 → $125
28-May-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $110 → $120
03-May-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $105 → $110
16-Apr-13Initiated UBS Buy $121
02-Oct-12Reiterated Stifel Nicolaus Buy $100 → $107
19-Sep-12Reiterated Argus Buy $100 → $110
31-Aug-12Reiterated McAdams Wright Ragen Hold $92 → $98
02-Jul-12Reiterated Stifel Nicolaus Buy $90 → $100
14-Jun-12Reiterated McAdams Wright Ragen Hold $89 → $92
30-May-12Reiterated McAdams Wright Ragen Hold $85 → $89
28-Feb-12Initiated Oppenheimer Perform $90
07-Dec-11Initiated UBS Neutral $87
06-Oct-11Reiterated McAdams Wright Ragen Hold $80 → $85
20-Apr-14 05:25PM  This 1 Figure Could Keep the Stock Market From Reaching New Highs at Motley Fool
01:50PM  Invest in Companies You Love: Costco, Apple, and CarMax at Motley Fool
19-Apr-14 08:32AM  3 Winners in Discount Retail: Costco, TJX, and Amazon.com at Motley Fool
12:24AM  [$$] Why Subway Doesn't Serve a $14 Reuben Sandwich at The Wall Street Journal
17-Apr-14 01:35PM  Keep an eye out for new leadership at MarketWatch
10:15AM  Insider Trading Alert - COST, GIII And MFRM Traded By Insiders at TheStreet
16-Apr-14 05:39PM  Can Amazon Compete In Groceries? at Seeking Alpha
05:26PM  Rising food prices pinching consumers at USA TODAY
03:08PM  Rising food prices pinching consumers at USA TODAY
01:37PM  Rising food prices pinching consumers at USA TODAY
11:43AM  Rising food prices pinching consumers at USA TODAY
11:26AM  YOUR MONEY-Learn the secret codes to shopping success Reuters
10:55AM  Yes, Walmart works the system: Don't hate the player, hate the game The Daily Ticker
08:46AM  Is March's Retail Report Telling You to Buy or Avoid These 4 Stocks? at Motley Fool
07:26AM  [video] Yahoo's Alibaba Bump, Costco Bargains & Tech Earnings at TheStreet
15-Apr-14 03:42PM  Is This the Time to Buy Costco? at Motley Fool
02:26PM  Costco Ownership Analysis: Buy, Sell, Or Neutral? at Seeking Alpha
01:19PM  Mall Shopping Falters After March Retail Sales Surge at Investor's Business Daily
09:41AM  Is Costco The Strongest Large U.S. Retailer? at Seeking Alpha
09:23AM  2 Buffett Stocks for Nervous Investors at Motley Fool
14-Apr-14 08:43AM  Costco's Magnificent March at Forbes
13-Apr-14 09:32AM  March Sales: Strength From Costco and Walgreen, Gap Disappoints at Motley Fool
12-Apr-14 10:03AM  Costco Wholesale Looks Like a Buy at Motley Fool
11-Apr-14 04:26PM  Will April Turn After Soft March Comps? Zacks
09:49AM  [video] Hain Celestial CEO: Wal-mart is a great customer at CNBC
08:20AM  Costco Comps Surpass Expectations Zacks
10-Apr-14 03:46PM  Costco March Sales Hit $10.4 Billion, Up Nearly 8% YOY at Motley Fool
02:27PM  U.S. retailers' March same-store sales Reuters
12:21PM  Jim Cramer: Costco (COST) Numbers, Apple's (AAPL) Deutsche News and J.P. Morgan's (JPM) Jamie Dimon's Annual Letter at TheStreet
11:39AM  [video] Jim Cramer on Costco Sales, Apple Upgrade and Jamie Dimon's Letter at TheStreet
09:50AM  [video] The Top Ten Stocks for Thursday, April 10 at Bloomberg
08:37AM  STOCKS TO WATCH: BBBY, COST, RAD, TSLA, FB Hot Stock Minute
07:52AM  Greece, the yield hunt and weather-blaming, the earnings edition at MarketWatch
07:45AM  Weekly jobless claims; Wal-Mart begins organic food brand; French law: don't call me at home Hot Stock Minute
07:45AM  Carl Icahn and eBay strike a truce; Tesla to begin selling in China; French law: don't call me at home Hot Stock Minute
04:34AM  Costco March same-store sales beat estimates Reuters
03:41AM  Costco comparable March sales up 5%, beat forecast at MarketWatch
03:01AM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports March Sales Results Marketwired
09-Apr-14 07:57PM  Cold Weather Seen Chilling Retail Sales at Investor's Business Daily
04:22PM  Cold Weather Seen Chilling Retail Sales at Investor's Business Daily
01:00PM  Will this months JOLTS report hold any surprises for investors? Market Realist
08-Apr-14 12:42PM  Warm Weather Heats Up Store Shopping at Investor's Business Daily
09:33AM  Which Of These Retail Giants Has The Best Dividend: Wal-Mart, Target, Or Costco? at Seeking Alpha
07-Apr-14 01:31PM  Former jock hatching new food biz with help from tech at USA TODAY
11:59AM  One Put, One Call Option To Know About For Costco Wholesale at TheStreet
11:12AM  Former jock hatching new food biz with help from tech at USA TODAY
09:36AM  Former jock hatching new food biz with help from tech at USA TODAY
08:40AM  Here's Why We Believe That Costco Is Fairly Valued At $121 at Forbes
06-Apr-14 08:02AM  Wal-Mart, McDonald's, Costco, and Chipotle: The Myopia of Low Wages at Motley Fool
03-Apr-14 08:20PM  [video] Instacart Gets You Groceries in Under an Hour at Bloomberg
02:47PM  Moody's: Stable credit outlook for US retail REITs at Moody's
11:21AM  A Club Membership With Financial Benefits at Motley Fool
02-Apr-14 08:48PM  For Fake Meats, Finally: It Tastes Like Chicken at New York Times
08:48PM  Fake Meats, Finally, Taste Like Chicken at New York Times
06:36PM  Lightning Round: Costco, Six Flags & More at CNBC
03:58PM  Is Wal-Mart Poised to Head Higher? at Wall St. Cheat Sheet
11:15AM  Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Growth Stocks at TheStreet
10:15AM  Insider Trading Alert - LII, ATW And COST Traded By Insiders at TheStreet
07:38AM  [video] Amazon's Announcement, Monsanto's Numbers, Jim Cramer's Shopping at TheStreet
05:00AM  'Fast Money' Recap: A Market In Higher Gear at TheStreet
31-Mar-14 03:16PM  Sozzi: Earthquakes Could Shake These 3 Californian Retail Giants at TheStreet
02:28PM  [video] Very Angry California Faults May Rock the Foundations of 3 Companies at TheStreet
12:05PM  One Put, One Call Option To Know About For Costco Wholesale at TheStreet
28-Mar-14 06:01PM  3 Reasons to Buy Costco at Motley Fool
26-Mar-14 04:23PM  What Is Wal-Mart Doing To Ramp Up Its E-Commerce Business? at Seeking Alpha
25-Mar-14 01:29PM  Your first trade for Wednesday at CNBC
12:58PM  [video] FMHR Final Trade: CSCO, COG, ASH & COST at CNBC
12:26PM  What a Good Glassdoor Rating Can Tell You About the Health of a Business at Motley Fool
07:15AM  [video] Disney's Maker Deal, Earnings Updates, Jim Cramer Buys in Bulk at TheStreet
06:53AM  Should You Consider Wal-Mart? at Wall St. Cheat Sheet
24-Mar-14 04:01PM  Should You Consider Wal-Mart? at Wall St. Cheat Sheet
21-Mar-14 12:50PM  Pay Higher Wages, Earn More Profit at New York Times
20-Mar-14 06:36PM  March Madness: Final Four Investing Bracket 2014 at Seeking Alpha
02:02PM  [video] Play the Consolidating Grocery Space With United Natural Foods at TheStreet
02:02PM  [video] Play the Consolidating Grocery Space with United Natural Foods at TheStreet
01:04PM  COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW Financials EDGAR Online Financials
11:44AM  Restaurants Pass on Food Costs While Grocery Chains Swallow Them at BusinessWeek
09:43AM  Will This Target Price Decrease Hurt Costco Wholesale (COST) Today? at TheStreet
19-Mar-14 04:32PM  Theres More to Costcos Story Than Its Latest Earnings Show at Motley Fool
10:31AM  Does Costco Wholesale Corporation Have a Generational Problem? at Motley Fool
18-Mar-14 06:25PM  Cramer's 5 portfolio building block stocks at CNBC
03:15PM  Why domestic economic growth is offset by foreign land volatility Market Realist
12:00PM  Shutterfly Downgraded On 'Poor' Mobile Performance at Investor's Business Daily
09:22AM  Milk, cheese prices may climb 10% at MarketWatch
08:32AM  Why Costco Does Not Look So Promising Zacks
06:03AM  Costco: 6 Different Insiders Have Sold Shares This Month at Seeking Alpha
17-Mar-14 05:00PM  The Redbook Index release indications: Discount and other stores Market Realist
04:01PM  A Deeper Look at the Amazon Prime Price Increase at Motley Fool
02:40PM  Updated Research Report on Costco Zacks
11:52AM  One Put, One Call Option To Know About For Costco Wholesale at TheStreet
10:15AM  Insider Trading Alert - DK, PAA And COST Traded By Insiders at TheStreet
16-Mar-14 07:02AM  Is This the End of Costco's High-Flying Growth? at Motley Fool
15-Mar-14 12:01AM  Costcos U.K. Unit Inadvertently Granted Membership to Iran Air at Bloomberg
14-Mar-14 04:46PM  Costcos U.K. Unit Inadvertently Granted Membership to Iran Air at Bloomberg
03:02PM  Costco recalls freeze-dried fruit snacks at USA TODAY
02:26PM  Costco: Customer Loyalty And International Expansion To Drive Growth at Seeking Alpha
02:26PM  Costco: Customer Loyalty And International Expansion To Drive Growth
02:04PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation: International Expansion Is The Key Growth Driver at Seeking Alpha
02:04PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation: International Expansion Is The Key Growth Driver
12:39PM  Say goodbye to your supermarket at Fortune
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 offers candy, snack foods, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning and institutional supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, office supplies, cameras, garden and patio, sporting goods, toys, seasonal items, and automotive supplies; dry and institutionally packaged foods; apparel, domestics, jewelry, house wares, media, home furnishings, and small appliances; and meat, bakery, deli, and produce. The company also operates gas stations, pharmacies, food courts, optical dispensing centers, one-hour photo centers, and hearing aid centers; and travel businesses. In addition, it provides business and gold star (individual) membership services. As of March 6, 2014, it operated 649 warehouses, including 462 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, 87 in Canada, 33 in Mexico, 25 in the United Kingdom, 18 in Japan, 10 in Taiwan, 9 in Korea, and 5 in Australia. Costco Wholesale Corporation also sells its products through online. The company 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 DDirectorApr 15Sale112.584,000450,320891,806Apr 16 01:26 PM
Murphy James P.Executive VPApr 03Sale112.0010,0001,120,00655,317Apr 03 06:09 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPApr 01Sale112.1660067,29626,909Apr 01 11:58 AM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 14Option Exercise34.7141,4441,438,521278,672Mar 17 11:07 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 14Option Exercise40.6912,000488,28062,168Mar 17 11:11 AM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMar 14Sale114.004,000456,000895,806Mar 17 11:08 AM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 14Sale114.0141,4444,724,927237,228Mar 17 11:07 AM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentMar 14Sale114.003,000342,00065,941Mar 14 02:05 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 14Sale114.5415,1641,736,83550,168Mar 17 11:11 AM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPMar 12Sale115.315,000576,54236,579Mar 12 12:53 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPMar 03Sale116.1260069,67227,509Mar 03 01:29 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorFeb 14Sale114.994,000459,960899,806Feb 18 06:31 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPFeb 03Sale112.9660067,77628,109Feb 05 12:33 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorJan 15Sale116.074,000464,280908,048Jan 17 01:06 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentJan 02Sale118.404,655551,16468,941Jan 03 05:55 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPJan 02Sale118.7160071,22628,709Jan 02 03:39 PM
JAMES HAMILTON EDirectorDec 30Sale118.8610,0001,188,6350Jan 02 06:38 PM
JAMES HAMILTON EDirectorDec 30Sale118.691,900225,51829,076Jan 02 06:38 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorDec 16Sale117.928,000943,360915,294Dec 16 05:33 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPDec 02Sale124.1960074,51429,309Dec 02 06:02 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorNov 15Sale123.668,000989,280923,294Nov 15 06:34 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPNov 15Sale123.6660074,19729,909Nov 15 06:33 PM
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the BoardNov 15Sale124.3358,9467,328,597102,156Nov 18 05:37 PM
JAMES HAMILTON EDirectorNov 01Option Exercise34.7112,915448,28053,891Nov 04 04:13 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 01Option Exercise40.6915,000610,35070,413Nov 04 04:13 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentNov 01Sale118.934,000475,72273,596Nov 01 06:39 PM
JAMES HAMILTON EDirectorNov 01Sale118.7612,9151,533,77540,976Nov 04 04:13 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 01Sale119.1817,0812,035,75853,332Nov 04 04:13 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 31Sale118.112,081245,78755,413Oct 31 05:40 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 29Sale118.537,289863,95855,587Oct 30 03:14 PM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPOct 29Sale118.2914,9001,762,52112,000Oct 30 03:14 PM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirectorOct 28Sale116.6511,3761,327,01039,278Oct 28 10:48 AM
PETTERSON DAVID SPrincipal Accounting OfficerOct 25Sale115.953,905452,78537,534Oct 25 04:12 PM
PETTERSON DAVID SPrincipal Accounting OfficerOct 24Sale116.142,500290,35041,439Oct 25 12:13 PM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirectorOct 24Sale116.679,7911,142,31650,654Oct 25 12:12 PM
PETTERSON DAVID SPrincipal Accounting OfficerOct 22Sale117.092,500292,72543,939Oct 24 11:19 AM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPOct 16Sale116.3710,0001,163,70037,110Oct 17 11:44 AM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorOct 15Sale115.768,000926,080930,391Oct 17 11:50 AM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorSep 16Sale118.368,000946,880938,391Sep 16 07:44 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorAug 15Sale112.568,000900,480946,391Aug 16 10:52 AM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorJul 15Sale115.928,000927,360954,391Jul 16 11:39 AM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorJun 14Sale110.378,000882,960962,391Jun 14 07:07 PM
Murphy James P.Executive VPJun 11Sale110.535,000552,65051,691Jun 12 01:01 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMay 15Sale110.868,000886,880971,298May 16 11:26 AM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPMay 03Sale110.275,000551,35052,402May 03 04:29 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentMay 02Sale109.113,000327,33066,409May 02 04:41 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOApr 25Option Exercise40.695,000203,45055,810Apr 25 05:36 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOApr 25Sale109.105,000545,50050,810Apr 25 05:36 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOApr 24Option Exercise40.6915,000610,35065,810Apr 25 05:36 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOApr 24Sale108.0315,0001,620,45050,810Apr 25 05:36 PM