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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
COST [NASD]
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E28.53 EPS (ttm)5.33 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand436.12M Perf Week0.14%
Market Cap66.33B Forward P/E23.21 EPS next Y6.55 Insider Trans-3.47% Shs Float433.37M Perf Month3.98%
Income2.35B PEG2.79 EPS next Q1.20 Inst Own72.90% Short Float2.10% Perf Quarter-3.43%
Sales118.72B P/S0.56 EPS this Y-0.70% Inst Trans-2.72% Short Ratio3.73 Perf Half Y0.48%
Book/sh27.61 P/B5.51 EPS next Y10.58% ROA7.00% Target Price169.12 Perf Year-6.01%
Cash/sh10.84 P/C14.03 EPS next 5Y10.24% ROE20.70% 52W Range137.77 - 169.07 Perf YTD-4.75%
Dividend1.80 P/FCF908.62 EPS past 5Y10.10% ROI13.80% 52W High-10.04% Beta0.85
Dividend %1.18% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y6.00% Gross Margin13.30% 52W Low10.39% ATR2.00
Employees126000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q2.20% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)57.34 Volatility1.06% 1.43%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.43 EPS Q/Q2.20% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume0.75 Prev Close151.74
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.34 EarningsDec 07 AMC Payout31.70% Avg Volume2.44M Price152.09
Recom2.10 SMA201.80% SMA501.72% SMA200-1.03% Volume1,825,100 Change0.23%
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
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
Dec-04-16 01:58PM  5 Trade Ideas for Monday: CME, Costco, Jack in the Box, Louisana-Pacific and United Technologies
10:25AM  Top 6 Earnings for the Week Ahead at 24/7 Wall St.
Dec-03-16 04:12PM  3 Stocks With a Lot to Prove in December at Motley Fool
02:05PM  3 Reasons to Buy Costco Wholesale Stock at Motley Fool
11:00AM  Why You Should (and Shouldn't) Buy Costco Wholesale Corporation at Motley Fool
Dec-02-16 03:35PM  $50 Billion Quant Fund Is Making New Bets On These Stocks at Insider Monkey
02:20PM  Ulta sales soar on new products, loyalty and makeup at MarketWatch
09:24AM  Will Costco Wholesale Celebrate This Holiday Season? at Motley Fool
09:01AM  Gap November Comps Fall 1%, Banana Republic Looks Good
Dec-01-16 06:38PM  Ontario health ministry to probe alleged Costco pharmacy kickbacks Reuters
06:23PM  U.S. retailers' November same-store sales review
12:40PM  U.S. retailers' November same-store sales
11:27AM  Costco's November Sales Fall Short, Investors Remain Steadfast
11:03AM  Costco Stock History: How the Warehouse King Revolutionized Retail at Motley Fool
09:39AM  Pisani: Stocks are getting more expensive, are they worth...
07:35AM  November Same-Store Sales Rise With Help From Black Friday
06:02AM  These 5 Big-Cap Stocks Are Breaking Out: Schlumberger, Costco and More at TheStreet
03:20AM  5 consumer stocks set to cash in this holiday season at MarketWatch
Nov-30-16 09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports November Sales Results Marketwired
06:52PM  Costcos Highly Strategic Location (COST) at Investopedia
09:27AM  Does Shopping at Costco, Sam's, or BJ's Actually Save You Money? at Motley Fool
08:00AM  IRI and Costco Wholesale Announce Launch of Costco CRX Australia Business Wire
Nov-29-16 01:09PM  Costco Earnings: What to Watch For Next Week at Motley Fool
11:12AM  American Express is increasing its late fees
09:36AM  What NAFTA means to Washington: $134.5B in exports to Canada and Mexico (Photos) at bizjournals.com
Nov-28-16 02:25PM  Baird Maintains Outperform On Costco Ahead Of Wednesday's November Comps Results
12:01PM  ETFs with exposure to Costco Wholesale Corp. : November 28, 2016
11:22AM  6 tricks to keep your holiday bills under control at MarketWatch
07:30AM  Is Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds? at Insider Monkey
Nov-25-16 09:40AM  Costco's Best Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals at Kiplinger
Nov-24-16 10:04AM  Where Does Walmarts Valuation Stand after the Fiscal 3Q17 Results?
08:40AM  Costco Under Fire for Drug Rebate Kickbacks (COST) at Investopedia
Nov-22-16 07:20PM  3 Surprisingly Great Kirkland-Brand Products at Costco at Kiplinger
03:59PM  Costco drug rebate probe in Ontario goes to discipline panel Reuters
09:21AM  Here's What Costco and Sam's Are Doing for Black Friday at Motley Fool
08:21AM  Costco Wholesale Corp. :COST-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : November 22, 2016
Nov-21-16 05:24PM  If You Build It (Hopefully) They Will Come (COST) at Investopedia
07:06AM  Nordstrom (JWN) Expands in California: 18th Rack Coming Up
Nov-20-16 02:00PM  Trifecta Stocks Portfolio: Fattening Up on the Trump Trade Before the Holiday
Nov-18-16 11:59AM  American Funds Buys Exxon, Apple; Trims Costco at Barrons.com
08:04AM  How Do Wall Street Analysts View Target?
05:11AM  Beleaguered bank and biotech stocks may soar as political pendulum swings to growth at MarketWatch
Nov-17-16 11:27PM  Asian shares mixed, Nikkei up as Yellen remarks lift dollar
05:52PM  Woman of Influence Sheri Flies: 'We need to focus on the inclusion of womens voices at the table' (Video) at bizjournals.com
02:16PM  Wal-mart misses sales estimates, pays price
01:50PM  Sam's Club or Costco: Which Warehouse Club Is Right for You? at Kiplinger
12:04PM  Target Stock Rose Due to Its Strong 3Q16 Results
10:15AM  Election Optimism Good for Holiday Shopping: Analyst Top Picks at 24/7 Wall St.
10:04AM  Target Increased Its Guidance after Strong 3Q16 Results
08:04AM  Improved Sales Trend and Traffic Drove Targets Top Line in 3Q16
08:04AM  Target Stock Rose on Earnings Beat, Outlook Revision
Nov-16-16 06:02PM  Retail Industry Stock Outlook - Holiday Season 2016
04:00PM  5 Stocks to Watch Before the Market Opens Tomorrow
02:06PM  Better Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. at Motley Fool
01:19PM  On the Road Again...to Costco (COST) at Investopedia
11:42AM  ETFs with exposure to Costco Wholesale Corp. : November 16, 2016
11:03AM  3 Dividend Stocks With Major Growth Potential at Motley Fool
Nov-15-16 12:00PM  Wal-Mart Is First, Amazon Is Worst in New Ranking on Chemicals at Bloomberg
08:04AM  Looking Ahead: What to Expect from Target in 3Q16
07:50AM  Costco Wholesale Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : COST-US : November 15, 2016
Nov-14-16 01:06PM  More Effort Needed to Crack Down on Counterfeit Products Sold at Amazon and eBay
11:04AM  What Drove Targets Margin Improvement in 2Q16?
10:05AM  Looking Back: What Drove Targets Top Line in 2Q16?
09:41AM  Costco's CEO Has a Simple Recipe for Making Money at Motley Fool
Nov-12-16 08:57AM  GMs Costco-Driven Sales Jump on Strength of Pick-Ups and Crossovers at 24/7 Wall St.
Nov-11-16 08:00PM  Kailua-Kona-based Cyanotech reports second-quarter financials at bizjournals.com
04:20PM  Costco: Making More By Selling For Less (COST, WMT) at Investopedia
10:34AM  A surprising consequence of Costco's credit card swap leaves two customers furious
10:00AM  Investors Wrong-Footed on Costco's Exposure to Amazon
06:52AM  4 Things You Didn't Know You Should Buy at Costco at Motley Fool
Nov-10-16 01:47PM  These are the key players, trends, and market outlook in the merchant services industry
12:21PM  The 3 Best Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy in November at Motley Fool
Nov-08-16 11:26AM  Are Monthly Retail Sales Noise Or News?
07:40AM  Albany tech company inks new deal with Dick's Sporting Goods at bizjournals.com
Nov-07-16 04:04PM  Most CEOs Pick Clinton, Plead the Fifth Over Backing Trump
03:56PM  Whole Foods: A Year to Forget
08:22AM  Why Wal-Mart Will Never Pay Employees As Much As Costco at Motley Fool
Nov-05-16 10:47AM  Is it better to buy stuff or experiences? Lin-Manuel Miranda and my Vitamix blender have the answer at MarketWatch
Nov-04-16 02:42PM  Put Patience in Your Costco Cart
06:01AM  Do You Own One of These 5 'Toxic Stocks'?
Nov-03-16 10:35PM  Warehouse Club Membership Has its Privileges (COST, WMT) at Investopedia
04:29PM  COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Ex
02:55PM  Costco Wholesale: A Case For Long Term Optimism? at Barrons.com
12:33PM  U.S. retailers' October same-store sales review
10:02AM  U.S. retailers' October same-store sales
Nov-02-16 09:00PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports October Sales Results Marketwired
Nov-01-16 08:41AM  Better Buy: Visa Inc. vs. American Express at Motley Fool
Oct-31-16 05:55PM  RANKED: Highest-paid lobbying firms in Washington state and who's paying them at bizjournals.com
04:05PM  Wal-Mart Is Copying Costco: Smart Move at Motley Fool
Oct-30-16 09:18AM  3 Retailers Hillary Clinton Would Love at Motley Fool
Oct-29-16 08:45AM  2 Stocks to Avoid (and 1 to Buy) at Motley Fool
12:36AM  [$$] Amazon Isn't Hurting Costco at Barrons.com
Oct-28-16 06:15PM  Sound Transit 3: The top Washington business donors for and against the measure at bizjournals.com
04:22PM  MasterCard's Q3 Earnings, Revenue Beat Forecasts; Stock Rises
10:07AM  Costco May Be the One Retailer That Should Not Fear Amazon at Motley Fool
Oct-27-16 02:35PM  The TJX Companies, Inc.: A High-Quality Bargain Stock at Motley Fool
09:15AM  The Latest Developments in Big Box Retail: Cabela's and Costco at Motley Fool
09:00AM  These 3 Retailers are Giving a Buy Signal this Earnings Season
Oct-26-16 01:35PM  Costco's longtime corporate controller steps down at bizjournals.com
12:44PM  Are Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation a Good Value? at Motley Fool
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
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
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