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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
COST [NASD]
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E31.73 EPS (ttm)7.14 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand454.46M Perf Week-2.87%
Market Cap102.94B Forward P/E26.81 EPS next Y8.45 Insider Trans-4.88% Shs Float435.47M Perf Month-3.40%
Income3.15B PEG2.65 EPS next Q1.62 Inst Own73.20% Short Float1.20% Perf Quarter-6.12%
Sales141.58B P/S0.73 EPS this Y17.50% Inst Trans-0.79% Short Ratio2.03 Perf Half Y10.43%
Book/sh29.20 P/B7.76 EPS next Y9.13% ROA7.90% Target Price243.83 Perf Year20.29%
Cash/sh15.97 P/C14.18 EPS next 5Y11.96% ROE26.20% 52W Range175.79 - 245.16 Perf YTD21.70%
Dividend2.28 P/FCF48.65 EPS past 5Y9.00% ROI16.40% 52W High-14.94% Beta0.91
Dividend %1.01% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y6.10% Gross Margin13.00% 52W Low18.63% ATR5.36
Employees143000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q5.00% Oper. Margin3.20% RSI (14)32.98 Volatility2.48% 2.36%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.51 EPS Q/Q12.60% Profit Margin2.20% Rel Volume3.82 Prev Close226.51
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.51 EarningsDec 13 AMC Payout29.00% Avg Volume2.57M Price208.53
Recom2.20 SMA20-8.05% SMA50-8.52% SMA200-2.15% Volume5,363,102 Change-7.94%
Dec-03-18Downgrade Citigroup Buy → Neutral
Oct-12-18Upgrade Northcoast Neutral → Buy
Sep-14-18Downgrade Wells Fargo Outperform → Market Perform
Sep-05-18Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $230 → $250
Aug-21-18Reiterated Argus Buy $220 → $255
Aug-07-18Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $220 → $230
Jul-25-18Downgrade Gordon Haskett Buy → Accumulate
Jul-06-18Downgrade Northcoast Buy → Neutral
Jun-01-18Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $210 → $220
May-17-18Initiated Loop Capital Buy $224
Apr-16-18Upgrade Wells Fargo Market Perform → Outperform
Mar-08-18Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $209 → $205
Jan-12-18Upgrade Gordon Haskett Accumulate → Buy
Jan-12-18Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $195 → $195
Dec-15-17Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $186 → $195
Dec-04-17Initiated MoffettNathanson Buy
Nov-30-17Reiterated Stifel Buy $179 → $185
Oct-06-17Downgrade Morgan Stanley Overweight → Equal-Weight $165
Jun-26-17Upgrade Raymond James Mkt Perform → Outperform
Jun-23-17Reiterated Stifel Buy $191 → $173
Dec-14-18 12:43PM  Costco Slips on Disappointing Earnings, Increased Competition GuruFocus.com -7.94%
12:40PM  Costco Stock Could Return to Its Early 2018 Low Area: Take Action TheStreet.com
11:45AM  Costco stock set for worst one-day decline in 10 years after sales miss, but analysts are unfazed MarketWatch
11:44AM  Costco's 1st-Quarter Earnings: Key Takeaways for the Investors GuruFocus.com
10:13AM  US STOCKS-Rising global growth fears pull down Wall Street Reuters
10:00AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT - Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: January 7, 2019 GlobeNewswire
09:54AM  Costco's shares sink more than 6% after more grocery competition leads to earnings miss CNBC
09:31AM  Costco Drops After Earnings at Warehouse Retailer Miss TheStreet.com
09:25AM  Costco Is a Good Company, Just Not at This Price TheStreet.com
09:14AM  US STOCKS-Wall Street set to fall at open on global growth fears Reuters
09:13AM  Costco Report Casts Its Shares Into No Man's Land, and Charts Say Be Wary TheStreet.com
08:41AM  Stocks - U.S. Futures Fall Amid Fears of Slowing Global Growth Investing.com
08:40AM  FOMC - The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight: Market Recon TheStreet.com
08:07AM  Costco's (COST) Q1 Earnings Miss Estimates, Sales Surpass Zacks
07:37AM  Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: COST, ADBE, SBUX, AAPL & more CNBC
04:25AM  Edited Transcript of COST earnings conference call or presentation 13-Dec-18 10:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
01:04AM  Costco Earnings miss, Revenue beats In Q1 Investing.com
Dec-13-18 11:50PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
10:42PM  [$$] Sales Rise at Costco, but Fall Short of Expectations The Wall Street Journal
06:43PM  Costco margin dip overshadows sales beat, shares slide Reuters
06:38PM  [$$] Sales Rise at Costco, but Fall Short of Expectations The Wall Street Journal
05:40PM  Costco (COST) Lags Q1 Earnings Estimates Zacks
05:37PM  CLASS ACTION UPDATE for COST, ALGN and RYAAY: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders GlobeNewswire
05:33PM  Falling Operating Income Hits Costco Wholesale Motley Fool
05:24PM  Costco Earnings: COST Stock Slides on Q1 Earnings Miss InvestorPlace
04:59PM  Buy Amazon (AMZN) Stock on the Dip Heading into 2019? Zacks
04:58PM  After-hours buzz: COST, SBUX & more CNBC
04:32PM  Costco: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
04:31PM  Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Reminds Investors of the Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) GlobeNewswire
04:30PM  The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of COST, GSKY, MGI and NSANY GlobeNewswire
04:25PM  Costco quarterly revenue misses estimates Reuters
04:15PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Results GlobeNewswire
01:49PM  Adobe & Costco Earnings Previews, Europe Ends Bond Buybacks Zacks
11:33AM  Costco Stock Has Been Stable in a Busy 2018 Barrons.com
09:38AM  COST Has Bullish Fundamentals, But There is Resistance at $245 InvestorPlace
05:01AM  Costco Stock Continues To Justify Its Lofty Multiple Ahead Of Todays Earnings InvestorPlace
Dec-12-18 08:05PM  Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against Synchrony, Apogee, Costco, and Ribbon Communications and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm GlobeNewswire
07:35PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Costco Wholesale Corporation of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline COST ACCESSWIRE
06:51PM  Here's What to Expect from Costco (COST) Earnings Thursday Zacks
09:25AM  An Earnings Price Cut Will Hurt Costco Stock, But Dont Sell the News InvestorPlace
08:00AM  Factors Likely to Shape Rite Aid's (RAD) Earnings in Q3 Zacks
Dec-11-18 09:31PM  Costco Stock Looks to Get Its Mojo Back Motley Fool
04:54PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: COST NKTR FIT RBBN SONS MGI ATUS CMCM: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Important Class Action Deadlines GlobeNewswire
04:00PM  Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against Costco Wholesale Corporation and Certain Officers COST GlobeNewswire
12:50PM  INVESTOR NOTICE ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Costco Wholesale Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm GlobeNewswire
09:31AM  What to Watch When Costco Reports Earnings Motley Fool
09:09AM  Costco (COST) Q1 Earnings: Growth Momentum Likely to Sustain Zacks
07:00AM  Costco Stock May Be the Markets Top Recession Pick InvestorPlace
Dec-10-18 04:01PM  CLASS ACTION UPDATE for COST, EIX and BA: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders GlobeNewswire
02:25PM  Costco Is Set to Make a Play for the Upside, Stay Long and Buy Strength TheStreet.com
01:50PM  Retail is getting crushed ahead of the holidays and charts point to more pain: Analyst CNBC
12:58PM  Costco Sales Rocket Higher in November Motley Fool
11:34AM  Target Stock Doesnt Reflect the Companys Strong Results InvestorPlace
10:30AM  Pawar Law Group Announces a Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Costco Wholesale Corporation - COST ACCESSWIRE
10:22AM  AutoZone, Costco and Adobe are part of Zacks Earnings Preview Zacks
10:06AM  Why Costco Stock Will Stay Strong InvestorPlace
09:16AM  Three options strategies for the week: December 10, 2018 CNBC
09:03AM  PriceSmart's (PSMT) November Comps Down, Dismal Run Continues Zacks
08:08AM  Costco (COST) Continues With Solid Comparable Sales Momentum Zacks
Dec-09-18 03:00PM  Costco, Adobe, CBS and Other Things for Investors to Watch This Week Barrons.com
02:00PM  3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week Motley Fool
12:09PM  The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of COST, IGCC, MGI, EIX and PPDF GlobeNewswire
11:24AM  Why Costco Leads 5 Top Stocks That Could Lead When Market Conditions Improve Investor's Business Daily
09:14AM  Costco Earnings Preview: What to Watch Motley Fool
04:31AM  Do Hedge Funds Love Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)? Insider Monkey
Dec-07-18 06:13PM  Cramer's game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility CNBC
05:18PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Costco Wholesale Corporation - COST GlobeNewswire
03:41PM  What's in Store for Pivotal Software (PVTL) Q3 Earnings? Zacks
02:02PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: COST IGCC EIX MDR TX MAR CMCM CURO LOMA: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Important Class Action Deadlines GlobeNewswire
12:32PM  Costco Announces 9.8% Growth in Net Sales GuruFocus.com
11:38AM  3 Earnings Reports to Watch Next Week InvestorPlace
10:00AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT - Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: January 7, 2019 GlobeNewswire
06:55AM  Today's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: The Kroger Co. and Costco ACCESSWIRE
Dec-06-18 04:22PM  Costco and Kroger Are Rising as Investors Seek Shelter Barrons.com
04:08PM  Buy Costco (COST) Stock Before Earnings, After Kroger's Beat? Zacks
01:48PM  Huawei, Sears, Kroger & Jobs in Spotlight As Stocks Continue to Fall Zacks
01:03PM  Costco Gets Bump From Same-Store Sales Beat TheStreet.com
11:26AM  CLASS ACTION UPDATE for COST, OZK and DY: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders GlobeNewswire
10:52AM  Kroger's (KR) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates, Increase Y/Y Zacks
10:30AM  Costco (COST) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release Zacks
09:41AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Oracle, McDonald???s, 3M, Broadcom and Costco Zacks
09:41AM  Costco stock up 0.7% in premarket trade after beating same-store sales expectations MarketWatch
09:29AM  Market Morning: Day Off Doesnt Help Wall Street, Tariffs Failling, Costco Signalling Inflation Market Exclusive
08:00AM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports November Sales Results GlobeNewswire
Dec-05-18 05:42PM  Here's What to Expect from Kroger's (KR) Q3 Earnings Zacks
04:00PM  SHAREHOLDER ACTION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Costco Wholesale Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm ACCESSWIRE
03:10PM  The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of COST, MGI, PPDF and MAR GlobeNewswire
02:08PM  7 Recession-Proof Stocks to Buy for When the Boom Ends InvestorPlace
Dec-04-18 05:51PM  Deadline Alert: The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Costco Wholesale Corporation Business Wire
02:44PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: COST HON IGCC ALGN MGI TX MAR CMCM: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Important Class Action Deadlines GlobeNewswire
12:01PM  Citigroup Downgrades Costco GuruFocus.com
11:30AM  INVESTOR ALERT NOTICE: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Costco Wholesale Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm GlobeNewswire
09:13AM  Factors Likely to Influence Big Lots (BIG) Earnings in Q3 Zacks
09:12AM  Value Creation Plan Likely to Aid Casey's (CASY) Q2 Earnings Zacks
Dec-03-18 05:25PM  Should You Buy Kroger (KR) Stock Before Q3 Earnings? Zacks
04:04PM  Domo (DOMO) to Report Q3 Earnings: What's in the Cards? Zacks
01:02PM  CLASS ACTION UPDATE for COST, FIT and AQUA: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders GlobeNewswire
12:14PM  Costco downgraded as members-only retailer faces higher sales hurdles CNBC
09:55AM  Michaels (MIK) to Report Q3 Earnings: Is a Beat in Store? Zacks
07:41AM  Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: CAT, F, GM, FCAU, QCOM & more CNBC
Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. As of September 2, 2018, it operated 762 membership warehouses, including 527 warehouses in the United States, 100 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 28 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 15 in Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 10 in Australia, 2 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, and 1 in France. Further, the company sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOOct 30Sale225.6011,0002,481,626311,958Oct 30 02:28 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 30Sale227.234,163945,94032,270Nov 01 02:15 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOOct 29Sale221.5211,5002,547,480322,958Oct 30 02:28 PM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirector EmeritusOct 25Sale224.002,049458,97638,682Oct 26 01:38 PM
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VPOct 25Sale226.7623,0005,215,45530,432Oct 26 01:37 PM
Vachris Roland MichaelExecutive VPOct 15Sale225.886,6001,490,80817,282Oct 16 01:31 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorOct 01Sale235.813,000707,43012,000Oct 02 05:08 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorSep 04Sale233.143,000699,42015,000Sep 06 10:33 AM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorAug 01Sale218.653,000655,95018,000Aug 03 11:58 AM
Murphy James P.Executive VPJul 23Sale219.2215,0003,288,25233,834Jul 24 02:25 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorJul 02Sale208.423,000625,26021,000Jul 03 12:52 PM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPJun 18Sale206.835,5851,155,13527,988Jun 19 01:44 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOJun 15Sale207.112,406498,31525,474Jun 19 01:43 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPJun 13Sale205.192,500512,97020,403Jun 13 02:29 PM
Hines Daniel M.Principal Acctg OfficerJun 13Sale204.677,0001,432,67623,853Jun 13 02:26 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorJun 01Sale195.453,000586,35024,000Jun 04 01:27 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorMay 01Sale196.493,000589,47027,000May 02 02:29 PM
Miller Russell DExecutive Vice PresidentApr 19Sale194.1212,3932,405,7111Apr 19 05:10 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorApr 02Sale186.913,000560,73030,000Apr 03 02:07 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPMar 22Sale184.4612,0002,213,53422,903Mar 23 03:16 PM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPMar 12Sale188.9811,6742,206,16833,573Mar 13 01:00 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPMar 09Sale185.3317,0003,150,64734,903Mar 09 01:24 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorMar 01Sale191.313,000573,93033,000Mar 02 11:25 AM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorFeb 01Sale193.413,000580,23036,000Feb 02 10:10 AM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPJan 18Sale187.926,9851,312,62845,248Jan 08 01:58 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorJan 17Sale192.0630,0005,761,758695,019Jan 19 11:33 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOJan 12Sale191.625,000958,08727,880Jan 12 03:37 PM
Vachris Roland MichaelExecutive VPJan 08Sale187.985,200977,51015,694Jan 08 01:59 PM
Hines Daniel M.Principal Acctg OfficerJan 08Sale188.625,000943,08030,853Jan 09 10:13 AM
Murphy James P.Executive VPJan 05Sale187.485,000937,42148,834Jan 08 09:49 AM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorJan 02Sale187.233,000561,69039,000Jan 03 03:13 PM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPDec 18Sale193.205,000966,00052,529Dec 18 02:03 PM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPDec 18Sale193.0910,0001,930,853207Dec 20 12:55 PM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirector EmeritusDec 18Sale193.0320,0003,860,69438,317Dec 19 08:21 PM