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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E28.37 EPS (ttm)5.22 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand443.43M Perf Week-0.90%
Market Cap65.69B Forward P/E24.44 EPS next Y6.06 Insider Trans-10.84% Shs Float435.95M Perf Month-5.72%
Income2.31B PEG3.19 EPS next Q1.24 Inst Own73.90% Short Float1.41% Perf Quarter-1.42%
Sales117.27B P/S0.56 EPS this Y15.40% Inst Trans-0.17% Short Ratio2.62 Perf Half Y-5.33%
Book/sh25.02 P/B5.92 EPS next Y13.25% ROA6.90% Target Price169.40 Perf Year4.70%
Cash/sh10.95 P/C13.53 EPS next 5Y8.90% ROE21.50% 52W Range116.07 - 168.77 Perf YTD-7.76%
Dividend1.80 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y12.90% ROI14.50% 52W High-12.23% Beta0.55
Dividend %1.22% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y8.30% Gross Margin13.10% 52W Low27.62% ATR2.36
Employees117000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q2.60% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)38.63 Volatility1.59% 1.42%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.45 EPS Q/Q-8.40% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume1.53 Prev Close151.44
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.44 EarningsMay 25 AMC Payout30.40% Avg Volume2.35M Price148.13
Recom2.10 SMA20-2.82% SMA50-2.64% SMA200-1.59% Volume3,586,622 Change-2.19%
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
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
Apr-30-16 08:45AM  Here's Why Costco Could (and Should) Raise Its Membership Fees at Motley Fool
Apr-29-16 04:19PM  Should A Membership Fee Hike By Costco Concern Its Shareholders? at Forbes
01:50PM  Top 4 Companies Owned by Costco (COST) at Investopedia
Apr-28-16 01:09PM  ETFs with exposure to Costco Wholesale Corp. : April 28, 2016 at Capital Cube
Apr-27-16 07:08PM  Key Factors behind the Slowdown in Whole Foods Sales Growth Market Realist
08:08AM  Costco Wholesale Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : COST-US : April 27, 2016 at Capital Cube
06:44AM  American Express: Keeping the Costco Spend? at Motley Fool
Apr-26-16 03:50PM  Your Costco Membership Fees May Be Going Up at Fortune
10:09AM  Costco (COST) Stock Advances, Looks to Extend Pilgrim's Pride Deal at TheStreet
01:00AM  FAQ on new Costco Visa card Credit
Apr-25-16 08:18PM  Costco eyes expanding business with Pilgrim's Pride Reuters
07:45PM  Is Costco Ready for a Membership Fee Increase? at Investopedia
04:40PM  Analyst: Costco expected to raise membership fees by early 2017 at American City Business Journals
03:46PM  Costco Stock to Trade Ex-Dividend (COST) at Investopedia
03:45PM  Costco is expected to raise membership fees at Los Angeles Times
03:32PM  Why Costco Members Could Soon Pay More at TheStreet
02:20PM  Analyst: Costco likely to increase membership fees at USA TODAY
12:54PM  Here's Why Costco May Soon Hike Its Membership Fees by $5 to $10 a Year at TheStreet
Apr-22-16 05:30PM  American Express expects profit to drop after Costco relationship ends at American City Business Journals
12:17PM  Costco memberships are about to get more expensive Business Insider
Apr-21-16 05:19PM  Visa Boosts Upfront Cash Payment in Europe Deal to $13.8 Billion at TheStreet
04:46PM  American Express Looks Forward to Life After Costco at Motley Fool
02:44PM  Why AmEx Hopes Some Customers Leave Home Without Its New Card at The Wall Street Journal
02:35PM  Costco selects Nebraska as site for a new chicken processing plant at American City Business Journals
01:20PM  AmEx Stock Pops After Beating Quarterly Estimates at TheStreet
01:05PM  [$$] American Express Faces 2016 EPS Downside at
11:42AM  American Express: Why Its Earnings Weren't as Good as They Looked at
Apr-20-16 06:46PM  Better Buy: Whole Foods Market, Inc. vs. Costco at Motley Fool
06:07PM  Behind Costco's Plan To Plump Up Profits With Its Own Chicken Plant at Forbes
05:03PM  American Express' earnings fall, but still beat estimates AP
05:00PM  Visa Looks Strong Heading into Q1 Earnings: Heres What to Watch Yahoo Finance Contributors
12:33PM  Costco's Nebraska Chicken Farm Scheme Will Help Boost Quality at TheStreet
11:39AM  What to Look For in AmEx Earnings: Cost Cuts and Costco at TheStreet
02:57AM  Retail giant Costco in Masters bid-group: Source at CNBC
02:57AM  Retail giant Costco in Masters bid-group: Source at CNBC
Apr-19-16 05:00PM  These 2 Factors Could Crush American Expresss Earnings
02:49PM  Costco changes stance on pension, Teamsters recommends new contract
12:43PM  Costco, Wal-Mart & Target: Where are the Catalysts? at
12:34PM  Teamsters recommends members approve new Costco contract
12:00PM  Costco (COST) Stock is the 'Chart of the Day' at TheStreet
Apr-18-16 05:27PM  Costco plans chicken plant in Nebraska: local council
02:33PM  Costco Is Starting Its Own Chicken Farm at Fortune
01:30PM  This Retail Giant Is Healthy for Both Food Shoppers and Investors at TheStreet
01:23PM  How Sams Club Is Widening its E-Commerce Lead Over Costco at Fortune
12:36PM  Consumer Reports put Costco and Sam's Club head-to-head here's the verdict
12:05PM  Costco plans chicken plant in Nebraska -local council
11:50AM  Costco (COST) Raises Dividend, Boosts Shareholder Value
09:14AM  Costco Stock Climbs on Dividend Hike (COST) at Investopedia
09:00AM  3 Stocks That Could Crumble on Earnings this Week (HOG, YHOO, AXP)
Apr-17-16 12:14PM  Fruit Sold at Costco Has Been Linked to a Hepatitis Outbreak at Fortune
Apr-16-16 12:35AM  [$$] Costco, J&J Spar Over Contact-Lens Business at The Wall Street Journal
Apr-15-16 04:56PM  Vote: What Is the Best Supermarket In America? at Fortune
04:40PM  [$$] Costco, J&J Spar Over Contact-Lens Business at The Wall Street Journal
04:10PM  COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
04:03PM  Costco (COST) Stock Closed Higher on Dividend Hike at TheStreet
03:58PM  American Express: Wait, It's Growing? at
12:32PM  Jim Cramer: Will Lower Gas Prices Hurt Costco? at TheStreet
09:40AM  Stocks to Watch: Citigroup, Mitel Networks, Bats Global at The Wall Street Journal
08:34AM  How Costco Is Focusing On Its Organic Food Supply? at Forbes
07:58AM  Early movers: RF, PLCM, BATS, FL, MU, SEAS & more at CNBC
Apr-14-16 06:55PM  [$$] Costco Raises Quarterly Dividend to 45 Cents a Share at The Wall Street Journal
06:41PM  Costco board hikes dividend nearly 13% at MarketWatch
06:13PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces an Increase in Its Quarterly Cash Dividend Marketwired
02:22PM  Jim Cramer: Dillard's Is Not a Stock to Own in Retail at TheStreet
01:29PM  Jim Cramer: Buy Costco, Wait for a Pullback in Honeywell at TheStreet
12:09PM  Jim Cramer: Choose Costco Over Dillard's at TheStreet
Apr-13-16 05:16PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Opposes New Bill Restricting Competition in Contact Lens Sales Marketwired
01:05PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation: Sluggish Sales Growth Continues at Motley Fool
Apr-12-16 07:00PM  Should You Reject the Costco Mini-Tender Offer? at Investopedia
05:55PM  Keep These Four Low Volatility Stocks in Your Portfolio at TheStreet
04:44PM  Costco Advises Shareholders to Reject Mini-Tender Offer
03:35PM  ETFs with exposure to Costco Wholesale Corp. : April 12, 2016
01:08PM  Jim Cramer -- Buy Target Below $80, Avoid Pandora at TheStreet
11:37AM  Can Pier 1 Imports Compete With Big Box Retailers this Earnings Season?
10:11AM  10 Revealing Numbers about Costco Wholesale Corp. at Motley Fool
08:15AM  Costco Wholesale Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : COST-US : April 12, 2016
Apr-11-16 07:16PM  Weak Tax Revenue Is Bad News For Jobs And Budget
06:33PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Recommends That Shareholders Reject "Mini-Tender" Offer Marketwired
04:40PM  Is Costco's Selloff Such a Bad Thing? (COST) at Investopedia
08:44AM  Costco Wholesale Corp. :COST-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers
Apr-09-16 02:45PM  Instant Analysis: Wal-Mart Upgrades Credit Card Rewards at Motley Fool
Apr-08-16 05:31PM  Essay on Costco wins Delaware teen admission to five Ivies and Stanford at MarketWatch
03:40PM  As Minimum Wages Go Up, Looks Like the Big Winner at Motley Fool
01:42PM  FOMC Expects Domestic Factors to Help the Economy
12:18PM  Costco May Be Topping Out (COST, WMT) at Investopedia
11:56AM  The real reason Wal-Mart and Starbucks want you to get their rewards cards at MarketWatch
11:20AM  PriceSmart Inc.'s Colombian Woes Pinch Sales, Profit, and Membership Fee Growth at Motley Fool
08:02AM  How Amazon Will Kill Your Local Grocer
Apr-07-16 11:15PM  Asian stocks slip on Wall Street loss, yen's strength
05:35PM  Seattle Childrens, Costco, Microsoft among nations best large employers at
04:05PM  Smart chip credit cards are in a majority of consumers hands, still not usable at all retailers at
03:17PM  Stocks retreat as oil, dollar push lower
02:55PM  Costco (COST) Registers Comparable Sales Growth in March
02:20PM  Instacart expands in D.C. region with another grocery chain partnership at
02:01PM  Jim Cramer: Bullish on Costco (COST) Despite Weak March Comps at TheStreet
02:01PM  Costco: In Search of a Compelling Entry Point at
01:34PM  Jim Cramer: Own (AMZN) Stock If You Like the Product at TheStreet
12:28PM  Jim Cramer: Own Amazon If You Like the Product at TheStreet
11:34AM  Jim Cramer: Buy Costco on Any Dips at TheStreet
10:29AM  How Did Retailers Fare In March?
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
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
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPJul 30Sale145.581,415205,99631,503Jul 30 06:22 PM