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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E26.88 EPS (ttm)5.21 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand439.49M Perf Week5.32%
Market Cap61.55B Forward P/E24.76 EPS next Y5.66 Insider Trans-9.91% Shs Float435.87M Perf Month-3.35%
Income2.31B PEG2.83 EPS next Q1.66 Inst Own73.20% Short Float1.25% Perf Quarter-0.68%
Sales115.94B P/S0.53 EPS this Y0.40% Inst Trans-2.68% Short Ratio2.79 Perf Half Y-4.45%
Book/sh24.06 P/B5.82 EPS next Y8.64% ROA6.80% Target Price155.78 Perf Year20.76%
Cash/sh15.48 P/C9.04 EPS next 5Y9.50% ROE20.30% 52W Range115.50 - 153.39 Perf YTD2.88%
Dividend1.60 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y13.50% ROI12.10% 52W High-8.70% Beta0.60
Dividend %1.14% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y9.50% Gross Margin12.90% 52W Low21.26% ATR3.39
Employees112000 Current Ratio1.10 Sales Q/Q1.20% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)47.22 Volatility2.55% 2.36%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.57 EPS Q/Q8.40% Profit Margin2.00% Rel Volume1.54 Prev Close139.95
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.46 EarningsSep 29 AMC Payout27.90% Avg Volume1.95M Price140.05
Recom2.00 SMA20-2.05% SMA50-1.32% SMA200-1.40% Volume3,005,797 Change0.07%
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
Jan-08-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $147 → $153
Dec-11-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $140 → $145
Nov-10-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $136 → $147
Oct-14-14Downgrade Williams Capital Group Buy → Hold $127 → $131
Oct-13-14Reiterated Argus Buy $130 → $143
Oct-09-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $125 → $129
Oct-03-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Perform $105 → $120
Sep-05-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $127 → $134
Feb-11-14Initiated Prime Executions Buy $130
Nov-12-13Downgrade UBS Buy → Neutral $124
Oct-01-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $110 → $120
Aug-05-13Reiterated Stifel Buy $107 → $130
Jul-24-13Initiated Williams Capital Group Buy $132
May-31-13Reiterated UBS Buy $121 → $124
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Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. It provides dry and institutionally packaged foods; snack foods, candy, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning and institutional supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, garden and patio, and office supplies; meat, bakery, deli, and produce; and apparel, small appliances, and home furnishings. The company also operates gas stations, pharmacies, food courts, optical dispensing centers, photo processing centers, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, it provides gold star (individual) and business membership services. As of October 8, 2014, it operated 664 warehouses, including 469 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, 88 in Canada, 33 in Mexico, 26 in the United Kingdom, 20 in Japan, 11 in Korea, 10 in Taiwan, 6 in Australia, and 1 in Spain. Costco Wholesale Corporation also sells its products through online. The company, formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc., was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPJul 30Sale145.581,415205,99631,503Jul 30 06:22 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPApr 28Sale147.003,000441,00032,918Apr 28 05:45 PM
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the BoardApr 02Sale151.655,936900,220455,495Apr 06 12:33 PM
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the BoardApr 01Sale150.0965,2729,796,936461,431Apr 02 01:45 PM
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the BoardApr 01Sale150.1928,2924,249,07160,606Apr 02 01:45 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 13Option Exercise39.024,184163,260253,504Mar 13 07:55 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 13Sale149.254,184624,482249,320Mar 13 07:55 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 12Option Exercise39.0220,000780,400269,320Mar 13 07:55 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 12Sale147.9220,0002,958,352249,320Mar 13 07:55 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 11Option Exercise39.0220,000780,400269,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 11Sale147.8120,0002,956,216249,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 10Option Exercise39.0220,000780,400269,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 10Sale148.7220,0002,974,498249,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 09Option Exercise39.0220,000780,400269,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOMar 09Sale150.7120,0003,014,194249,320Mar 11 04:56 PM
MUNGER CHARLES TDirectorMar 06Option Exercise39.026,734262,761157,504Mar 10 06:17 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 06Option Exercise39.025,214203,45034,860Mar 09 10:55 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 06Sale149.475,214779,32629,646Mar 09 10:55 AM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPJan 29Sale139.8310,0001,398,26323,280Jan 30 11:02 AM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPJan 13Sale142.654,082582,30030,329Jan 13 05:35 PM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPJan 12Sale142.548,0001,140,28429,699Jan 12 04:50 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentDec 18Sale141.073,648514,62463,345Dec 18 06:59 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFODec 17Sale139.293,000417,86928,047Dec 18 01:08 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPDec 15Sale139.015,000695,05034,411Dec 15 04:57 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPDec 11Sale142.005,000710,00039,411Dec 11 04:35 PM
GATES WILLIAM H IIDirectorNov 13Sale138.181,200165,81448,134Dec 15 04:56 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 07Sale137.623,999550,34623,247Nov 07 05:57 PM
Murphy James P.Executive VPNov 07Sale136.828,7771,200,83362,669Nov 07 12:14 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 30Sale133.164,165554,59828,584Oct 31 09:54 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 29Sale131.917,288961,32532,749Oct 29 05:04 PM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPOct 29Sale131.5515,0001,973,21953,406Oct 29 02:35 PM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirectorOct 24Sale129.6720,8892,708,73739,278Oct 24 02:56 PM
PETTERSON DAVID SPrincipal Accounting OfficerOct 23Sale131.1415,4002,019,50523,538Oct 23 03:32 PM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPOct 13Sale128.107,000896,69842,175Oct 14 11:15 AM
SCHUTT DOUGLAS WExecutive VPOct 09Sale130.2315,0001,953,39079,473Oct 14 11:14 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 09Sale130.544,065530,64654,096Oct 09 01:50 PM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPOct 09Sale130.134,685609,639101,917Oct 09 01:56 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPOct 01Sale125.2560075,15013,309Oct 01 11:11 AM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPSep 02Sale121.0060072,60013,909Sep 02 06:32 PM