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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
COST [NASD]
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E36.00 EPS (ttm)6.52 Insider Own0.63% Shs Outstand449.52M Perf Week-0.26%
Market Cap105.53B Forward P/E30.31 EPS next Y7.75 Insider Trans-2.57% Shs Float435.77M Perf Month2.42%
Income2.88B PEG2.95 EPS next Q2.36 Inst Own73.40% Short Float1.33% Perf Quarter11.21%
Sales139.47B P/S0.76 EPS this Y14.10% Inst Trans0.01% Short Ratio3.05 Perf Half Y29.82%
Book/sh27.68 P/B8.48 EPS next Y9.05% ROA7.80% Target Price232.41 Perf Year45.38%
Cash/sh15.67 P/C14.98 EPS next 5Y12.21% ROE26.30% 52W Range154.11 - 245.16 Perf YTD26.13%
Dividend2.28 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y9.30% ROI16.00% 52W High-4.24% Beta0.94
Dividend %0.97% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y5.40% Gross Margin13.10% 52W Low52.33% ATR3.02
Employees133000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q12.10% Oper. Margin3.20% RSI (14)53.96 Volatility1.18% 1.21%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.00 EPS Q/Q-1.10% Profit Margin2.20% Rel Volume1.83 Prev Close233.92
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.53 EarningsOct 04 AMC Payout29.10% Avg Volume1.90M Price234.76
Recom2.00 SMA20-0.19% SMA503.69% SMA20016.45% Volume3,491,993 Change0.36%
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
Jun-20-17Upgrade Northcoast Neutral → Buy
May-26-17Reiterated Stifel Buy $185 → $191
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Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. As of September 3, 2017, it operated 741 membership warehouses, including 514 warehouses in the United States, Washington, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 97 in Canada, 37 in Mexico, 28 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 13 in Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 9 in Australia, 2 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, and 1 in France. Further, the company sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
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
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorDec 01Sale183.263,000549,78042,000Dec 04 12:45 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentNov 13Sale172.788,1111,401,41966,751Nov 14 09:48 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 10Sale170.953,000512,85635,225Nov 13 10:00 AM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPNov 09Sale168.164,381736,68752,858Nov 09 02:34 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorNov 01Sale161.971,000161,97045,000Nov 02 11:03 AM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPOct 25Sale162.165,000810,78813,265Oct 25 05:58 PM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPOct 24Sale161.925,000809,57818,265Oct 24 03:44 PM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirectorOct 24Sale162.002,350380,7004,109Oct 24 03:22 PM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPOct 20Sale160.568,6961,396,25760,409Oct 23 10:55 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 20Sale160.585,000802,89241,396Oct 23 10:54 AM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorOct 02Sale164.921,000164,92046,000Oct 02 06:10 PM