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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation monthly Stock Chart
COST [NASD]
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E36.25 EPS (ttm)7.77 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand439.86M Perf Week0.74%
Market Cap123.82B Forward P/E32.99 EPS next Y8.53 Insider Trans-12.99% Shs Float437.40M Perf Month6.77%
Income3.44B PEG3.61 EPS next Q2.53 Inst Own73.50% Short Float1.08% Perf Quarter14.52%
Sales149.62B P/S0.83 EPS this Y17.50% Inst Trans0.03% Short Ratio2.82 Perf Half Y33.13%
Book/sh32.93 P/B8.55 EPS next Y6.15% ROA8.40% Target Price258.42 Perf Year30.95%
Cash/sh18.57 P/C15.16 EPS next 5Y10.05% ROE26.60% 52W Range189.51 - 283.06 Perf YTD38.19%
Dividend2.60 P/FCF78.87 EPS past 5Y9.00% ROI16.40% 52W High-0.55% Beta0.95
Dividend %0.92% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y6.10% Gross Margin12.90% 52W Low48.55% ATR2.99
Employees143000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q7.40% Oper. Margin3.20% RSI (14)77.42 Volatility0.92% 1.10%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.45 EPS Q/Q11.00% Profit Margin2.40% Rel Volume0.95 Prev Close282.91
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.33 EarningsMay 30 AMC Payout27.80% Avg Volume1.67M Price281.51
Recom2.20 SMA203.88% SMA509.03% SMA20020.63% Volume1,590,504 Change-0.49%
Jul-11-19Initiated Goldman Buy $290
May-29-19Downgrade Gordon Haskett Accumulate → Hold
Apr-09-19Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $250 → $265
Mar-20-19Initiated Nomura Neutral
Mar-20-19Initiated Evercore ISI Outperform $260
Dec-24-18Reiterated Argus Buy $255 → $245
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
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11:40AM  Buy Target, Walmart, and Costco Because Theyll Gain as Weaker Players Falter, Analyst Says Barrons.com
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09:32AM  Costco Displays Solid 6-Month Run-Up, Adds More Than 25% Zacks
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Jul-08-19 04:46PM  A $15 minimum wage could help 27 million workers, CBO says, but cost 1.3 million jobs MarketWatch
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Jul-02-19 06:19AM  Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Simply Wall St.
Jul-01-19 09:26AM  Costco updates site plan for possible El Dorado Hills store American City Business Journals
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Jun-29-19 09:30AM  Why Is Costco (COST) Up 9.4% Since Last Earnings Report? Zacks
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08:45AM  Is Costco (COST) a Solid Growth Stock? 3 Reasons to Think " Yes " Zacks
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09:34AM  Costco May Plunge 11% as Growth Slows Investopedia
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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 offers business delivery, travel, and various other services online in various countries. As of June 05, 2019, the company operated 773 membership warehouses, including 536 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, 100 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 28 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 16 in Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 11 in Australia, 2 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, and 1 in France. It also operates e-commerce sites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Korea, and Taiwan. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. 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
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorJul 03Sale268.251,646441,54041,803Jul 05 07:18 PM
Vachris Roland MichaelExecutive VPJun 24Sale267.253,700988,82313,578Jun 24 04:24 PM
Murphy James P.Executive VPJun 20Sale265.8510,0002,658,52835,100Jun 20 07:35 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOJun 20Sale266.393,000799,17824,582Jun 20 07:23 PM
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorJun 07Sale254.622,790710,39343,449Jun 10 07:24 PM
Hines Daniel M.Principal Acctg OfficerJun 07Sale252.606,0001,515,62622,463Jun 10 05:59 PM
Callans Patrick JExecutive VPJun 07Sale252.152,000504,30866,479Jun 10 05:50 PM
Klauer James CExecutive Vice PresidentJun 07Sale255.535,0001,277,66944,010Jun 10 05:05 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorApr 01Buy242.653,000727,93512,833Apr 02 05:48 PM
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorMar 26Sale240.002,350564,00046,239Mar 28 11:52 AM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPMar 13Sale234.276,0001,405,62420,974Mar 13 03:24 PM
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorMar 12Sale232.002,049475,36848,589Mar 13 02:55 PM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPMar 12Sale232.748,1891,905,93431,508Mar 13 03:06 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 12Sale231.402,000462,80328,082Mar 13 03:03 PM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPMar 11Sale228.5111,7652,688,38813,808Mar 13 03:10 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 11Sale229.612,188502,39430,082Mar 13 03:03 PM
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorJan 04Sale206.151,611332,10850,638Jan 04 06:53 PM
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorJan 02Sale205.00739151,49552,249Jan 03 05:21 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 30Sale227.234,163945,94032,270Nov 01 02:15 PM
JELINEK W CRAIGPresident and CEOOct 30Sale225.6011,0002,481,626311,958Oct 30 02:28 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