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Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E26.30 EPS (ttm)4.47 Insider Own0.30% Shs Outstand438.30M Perf Week-0.16%
Market Cap51.52B Forward P/E22.84 EPS next Y5.15 Insider Trans-4.43% Shs Float434.75M Perf Month1.41%
Income1.98B PEG2.57 EPS next Q1.51 Inst Own75.50% Short Float0.96% Perf Quarter2.83%
Sales109.60B P/S0.47 EPS this Y19.00% Inst Trans-0.17% Short Ratio2.36 Perf Half Y5.76%
Book/sh26.90 P/B4.37 EPS next Y12.11% ROA6.20% Target Price121.91 Perf Year1.48%
Cash/sh16.60 P/C7.08 EPS next 5Y10.22% ROE17.40% 52W Range108.54 - 125.02 Perf YTD-0.36%
Dividend1.42 P/FCF49.97 EPS past 5Y9.90% ROI12.90% 52W High-6.32% Beta0.56
Dividend %1.21% Quick Ratio0.60 Sales past 5Y7.70% Gross Margin12.60% 52W Low7.90% ATR0.99
Employees103000 Current Ratio1.20 Sales Q/Q7.10% Oper. Margin2.80% RSI (14)53.44 Volatility0.73% 0.82%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.42 EPS Q/Q2.90% Profit Margin1.80% Rel Volume0.79 Prev Close117.55
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.42 EarningsMay 29 BMO Payout28.50% Avg Volume1.76M Price117.12
Recom2.10 SMA200.15% SMA500.97% SMA2001.27% Volume1,395,865 Change-0.37%
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 → $85
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06:22AM  Costco key June sales metric tops Street's view AP
03:33AM  Costco June same-store sales beat estimates on higher fuel prices Reuters
03:23AM  Costco same-store sales rise 6% in June at MarketWatch
03:01AM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports June Sales Results Marketwired
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Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. It offers candy, snack foods, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning and institutional supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, office supplies, cameras, garden and patio, sporting goods, toys, seasonal items, and automotive supplies; dry and institutionally packaged foods; apparel, domestics, jewelry, house wares, media, home furnishings, and small appliances; and meat, bakery, deli, and produce. The company also operates gas stations, pharmacies, food courts, optical dispensing centers, one-hour photo centers, and hearing aid centers; and travel businesses. In addition, it provides business and gold star (individual) membership services. As of March 6, 2014, it operated 649 warehouses, including 462 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, 87 in Canada, 33 in Mexico, 25 in the United Kingdom, 18 in Japan, 10 in Taiwan, 9 in Korea, and 5 in Australia. Costco Wholesale Corporation also sells its products through online. The company was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPJul 01Sale115.2960069,17415,109Jul 01 05:16 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPJun 06Sale117.6910,0001,176,90015,709Jun 06 01:20 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPJun 02Sale115.8460069,50425,709Jun 02 11:02 AM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMay 15Sale114.764,000459,040887,806May 15 05:28 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPMay 01Sale115.6960069,41426,309May 02 10:46 AM
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
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 14Sale114.5415,1641,736,83550,168Mar 17 11:11 AM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentMar 14Sale114.003,000342,00065,941Mar 14 02:05 PM
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
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPJan 02Sale118.7160071,22628,709Jan 02 03:39 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentJan 02Sale118.404,655551,16468,941Jan 03 05:55 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
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 01Option Exercise40.6915,000610,35070,413Nov 04 04:13 PM
JAMES HAMILTON EDirectorNov 01Option Exercise34.7112,915448,28053,891Nov 04 04:13 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 01Sale119.1817,0812,035,75853,332Nov 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 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