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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E29.40 EPS (ttm)5.29 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand439.55M Perf Week-0.21%
Market Cap68.38B Forward P/E25.91 EPS next Y6.00 Insider Trans-9.23% Shs Float435.00M Perf Month7.62%
Income2.34B PEG3.26 EPS next Q1.75 Inst Own74.10% Short Float2.42% Perf Quarter2.19%
Sales117.94B P/S0.58 EPS this Y15.40% Inst Trans-0.11% Short Ratio4.09 Perf Half Y-3.26%
Book/sh26.22 P/B5.93 EPS next Y13.11% ROA6.90% Target Price169.30 Perf Year14.43%
Cash/sh13.70 P/C11.36 EPS next 5Y9.02% ROE21.30% 52W Range116.07 - 168.77 Perf YTD-3.13%
Dividend1.80 P/FCF50.39 EPS past 5Y12.90% ROI14.50% 52W High-7.83% Beta0.55
Dividend %1.16% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y8.30% Gross Margin13.20% 52W Low34.02% ATR2.51
Employees117000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q2.60% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)57.08 Volatility1.48% 1.49%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.44 EPS Q/Q6.10% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume1.55 Prev Close157.03
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.34 EarningsMay 25 AMC Payout31.00% Avg Volume2.58M Price155.56
Recom2.20 SMA201.10% SMA503.37% SMA2002.25% Volume3,993,459 Change-0.94%
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
Jun-09-15Initiated Macquarie Neutral $136
Jun-05-15Reiterated Williams Capital Group Hold $131 → $148
Jun-25-16 08:23AM  9 Things You Didnt Know About Costco Wholesale Corporation at Motley Fool
Jun-24-16 05:35PM  Seattle-area stocks: Brexit news punishes Tableau, Juno, Paccar in Friday trading at
05:10PM  After rocky rollout, demand for the new Costco Visa is not expected to slow down any time soon at
12:10PM  Bank Stock Roundup: Positive Stress Test Results, Brexit Makes Headlines; BofA in Focus
09:56AM  Cramer's Stop Trading: After the Brexit
01:25AM  PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 24 Reuters
Jun-23-16 07:19PM  Costco's (COST) New Partnership with Citigroup (C) Not Quite Smooth Sailing
05:27PM  Costco's launch of new Citi Visa card leaves angry customers on hold at Los Angeles Times
05:21PM  Hawaii slaps Costco store with $16K fine for bottle bill violations at
04:20PM  Costco's Credit Card Switch Is a Massive Headache at Investopedia
04:20PM  Costco (COST) Stock Closed Down Today Amid Credit Card Complaints
04:15PM  Moody's Affirms Seven Classes of GSMS 2015-GC32 at Moody's
03:30PM  Costco Fiasco Over Visa Cards (COST, C) at Investopedia
01:20PM  Pittsburgh candy company builds on its Costco connection at
08:30AM  11 Things You Need to Know About Costco at Kiplinger
08:15AM  Costco, Citi Flooded With Complaints in Rocky Card Rollout at Bloomberg
08:10AM  Hillary Clinton to be endorsed by more than 50 business leaders Thursday at MarketWatch
06:22AM  5 Ways You Didn't Know You Could Save Money at Costco at Motley Fool
Jun-22-16 07:42PM  Surprise! Amazon Isn't as Efficient as You Think at Motley Fool
03:16PM  Costco's Credit Card Swap May Cost It Memberships
02:03PM  How Bad Management Led to American Express' Costco Disaster at Motley Fool
01:59PM  Costcos New Citi Visa Card Already Has Customers Furious at Fortune
10:51AM  Costco just made a huge change and furious customers are threatening to cancel memberships
Jun-21-16 03:55PM  Citigroup Acquires Costco Portfolio from American Express
03:31PM  So Long, American Express: Costco Completes Switch to Citi, Visa
01:50PM  Goodbye, Amex; Costco Finishes Transition to Visa at Investopedia
01:26PM  Trader Joe's settles with EPA over greenhouse gas emissions at CNBC
12:30PM  Want the New Citi Costco Card? Here's What You Should Know
10:38AM  Costco just made a massive credit card swap
06:00AM  Jim Cramer's Top Takeaways: Ventas, Tiffany, Signet Jewelers, Costco
Jun-20-16 06:44PM  Cramer: Real winner of the Costco credit card shake-up is...(hint: Not Visa) at CNBC
06:25PM  Cramer: Real winner of the Costco credit card shake-up (h...
04:33PM  Costco switches to Visa: It stops taking American Express credit cards at Los Angeles Times
01:05PM  The wait is over: You can now use Visa at Costco at
01:01PM  Heres What You Need to Know About Costcos Switch From AmEx to Visa at Fortune
09:58AM  How American Express Is Getting Killed by MasterCard and Visain One Chart at Fortune
09:57AM  What to know for Costco credit card switch
09:09AM  'Finding Dory' a win for Disney, Facebook faces shareholders, Carl Icahn ups buyout bid for Federal Mogul
09:07AM  Costco and Citi Forge New Retail, Credit Partnership
09:06AM  Costco and Citi Forge New Retail, Credit Partnership at Bloomberg
08:30AM  New Costco Anywhere Visa Card by Citi Offers Cash Back Rewards on Every Purchase Business Wire
08:08AM  Stocks rally as Brexit fears fade
Jun-19-16 09:14PM  The wait is over: Monday marks the day you can use Visa at Costco at
07:44AM  A Final Checklist for Costco's June 20 Credit Card Switch at Motley Fool
Jun-17-16 05:10PM  ETFs with exposure to Costco Wholesale Corp. : June 17, 2016
04:52PM  Costco, AMEX Split 'Particularly Bitter,' CNBC's Kayla Tausche Says
03:16PM  Costco's big change
02:37PM  Who Is Costco's Favorite Customer? at Motley Fool
Jun-16-16 04:12PM  Costco Will Save Millions With Visa Card Switch, Analysts Say
03:28PM  What you need to know about the Costco credit card switch at MarketWatch
02:12PM  Switch to Visa Cards Should Save Costco Millions, Analysts Say
12:45PM  Costcoas Declining Comps: Signs of Trouble or External Factors at Play?
11:00AM  Costco: Yet Another Retailer Pressured by Amazon? (COST, AMZN) at Investopedia
10:00AM  3 Secrets Costco Shoppers Need to Know at Kiplinger
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Jun-15-16 07:42PM  If You're in Your 60s, Consider Buying These 3 Stocks at Motley Fool
02:00PM  What's an Average Costco Consumer Like? (COST) at Investopedia
11:31AM  Five Retailers Billionaires Are Bullish On at Insider Monkey
Jun-14-16 02:38PM  American Express has a strategy to win back Costco customers
12:49PM  Costco vs. Sam's Club: Which has better rewards credit card? at USA TODAY
12:32PM  Shopping for Shark Cages at Costco
11:42AM  Costco Wholesale Still Has a Lot of Room to Run its Pace
11:06AM  What Makes Kroger Such a Strong Company?
08:00AM  Walmart Decision to End Canada Visa Relationship Could Benefit Investors
08:00AM  The Big Costco Credit Card Switch Is Happening on June 20: What You Need to Know
Jun-13-16 11:03AM  Costco Wholesale Corp. :COST-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : June 13, 2016
Jun-12-16 09:29AM  Here's How American Express Is Trying to Keep Costco Customers from Fleeing at Motley Fool
07:42AM  Disney Hops on the Cage-Free Egg Bandwagon: Here's How to Profit From This Huge Trend at Motley Fool
Jun-11-16 10:00AM  The Top 5 Costco Shareholders (COST) at Investopedia
Jun-10-16 10:16AM  Costco vs. Sam's Club: Which Warehouse Club Has a Better Rewards Credit Card? at Motley Fool
Jun-09-16 10:42AM  Is It Worth Paying $55 for a Costco Membership Just to Buy Gas? at Motley Fool
Jun-08-16 02:10PM  TIF sought to support Costco-anchored development in Northland at
Jun-07-16 11:59PM  These 13 Fortune 500 CEOs Are the Most Loved by Their Employees at Fortune
03:55PM  Moody's: No ratings impact on American Express' card ABS following issuance of 2016-E-I and 2016-E-II certificates at Moody's
12:47PM  Hearing aid group William Demant looks for more retail deals
09:30AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: TreeHouse Foods, SunOpta, General Mills, Costco Wholesale and Chipotle Mexican Grill
09:20AM  United Natural Foods Post Earnings Coverage
07:17AM  [$$] 5 Amazon-Proof Retail Stocks From a Top Analyst at
Jun-06-16 08:38PM  The One Number Costco Shareholders Need To Watch at Motley Fool
03:27PM  Should you pay the extra $55 for a Costco Executive Membership? at MarketWatch
02:52PM  [$$] Visa Could Charge Higher Helped By Visa Europe at
12:25PM  Here's the Next Big Battleground for Walmart and Amazon
09:00AM  These Are the Top 10 Companies Most Loved By Liberals at Fortune
07:45AM  Why Costco's (COST) Stock Tumbled Post May Sales Results
07:45AM  Inside Sam's Club's Attempt to Dethrone Costco as the King of Bulk Shopping
Jun-05-16 09:45AM  7 Major Analyst Upgrades Calling for Huge Upside at 24/7 Wall St.
Jun-04-16 11:21PM  Volatility May Be Headed Much Higher
01:00PM  Why Shares of Costco Wholesale Popped Last Week at Motley Fool
11:00AM  3 Top Big Brand Stocks to Buy Now at Motley Fool
06:30AM  Is a Costco Executive Membership Worth the Money?
Jun-03-16 07:20PM  3 Reasons to like Costco's Stock, and 1 Reason to Avoid It at Motley Fool
02:55PM  Whats next for the Clearwater firm with a $3.3B Johnson & Johnson deal at
02:31PM  Costco Wholesale Corp. Value Analysis (NASDAQ:COST) : June 3, 2016
Jun-02-16 05:16PM  Guess Which 2 Retailers Are Resilient As Amazon Threat Spreads
04:36PM  U.S. retailers' May same-store sales
02:08PM  Costco, Ulta Seen As Un-Amazonable Amid E-Commerce Shift
01:15PM  Costco Catalysts Will Outweigh Headwinds Over the Long Term
12:27PM  Can We Count on Costco? at
09:34AM  Stocks to Watch: Weatherford, Ciena, Box, Costco, Joy Global at The Wall Street Journal
Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. It provides dry and institutionally packaged foods; snack foods, candy, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning and institutional supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio; meat, bakery, deli, and produce; and apparel and small appliances. The company also operates gas stations, pharmacies, food courts, optical dispensing centers, photo processing centers, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, it provides gold star (individual) and business membership services. As of October 29, 2015, it operated 690 warehouses, including 482 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, 90 in Canada, 36 in Mexico, 27 in the United Kingdom, 23 in Japan, 12 in Korea, 11 in Taiwan, 7 in Australia, and 2 in Spain. Costco Wholesale Corporation also sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #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
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 29Sale158.291,500237,44131,336Oct 29 06:01 PM
Murphy James P.Executive VPOct 29Sale156.8112,0001,881,72158,037Oct 30 07:23 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