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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation weekly Stock Chart
COST [NASD]
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E37.77 EPS (ttm)8.22 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand441.82M Perf Week2.47%
Market Cap137.19B Forward P/E33.27 EPS next Y9.33 Insider Trans-5.34% Shs Float440.75M Perf Month5.86%
Income3.64B PEG5.40 EPS next Q2.06 Inst Own72.60% Short Float1.28% Perf Quarter4.44%
Sales154.67B P/S0.89 EPS this Y11.90% Inst Trans0.10% Short Ratio2.86 Perf Half Y10.98%
Book/sh35.90 P/B8.65 EPS next Y8.00% ROA8.10% Target Price308.83 Perf Year47.64%
Cash/sh22.68 P/C13.69 EPS next 5Y7.00% ROE25.10% 52W Range205.75 - 313.56 Perf YTD5.64%
Dividend2.60 P/FCF62.70 EPS past 5Y11.40% ROI15.80% 52W High-0.97% Beta0.91
Dividend %0.84% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y6.30% Gross Margin13.00% 52W Low50.92% ATR3.69
Employees149000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q5.60% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)67.25 Volatility1.37% 1.13%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.45 EPS Q/Q13.80% Profit Margin2.40% Rel Volume1.00 Prev Close312.88
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.35 EarningsDec 12 AMC Payout28.80% Avg Volume1.98M Price310.51
Recom2.40 SMA203.90% SMA504.11% SMA20011.35% Volume1,975,476 Change-0.76%
Jan-21-20Upgrade Oppenheimer Perform → Outperform
Oct-16-19Downgrade Northcoast Buy → Neutral
Oct-15-19Downgrade Edward Jones Buy → Hold
Oct-04-19Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $305 → $315
Oct-04-19Reiterated BMO Capital Markets Outperform $275 → $320
Sep-20-19Upgrade Gordon Haskett Hold → Accumulate $255 → $330
Sep-19-19Downgrade Bernstein Mkt Perform → Underperform
Sep-11-19Downgrade Oppenheimer Outperform → Perform
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
Jan-25-20 09:48PM  Risks of Investing in Costco Stock (COST) Investopedia
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Jan-24-20 05:45PM  Costco (COST) Stock Moves -0.76%: What You Should Know Zacks
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Jan-23-20 06:34PM  Investing Podcast: Real Estate Investing Insights; Costco, Hot IPO Stock XP In Play? Investor's Business Daily
04:15PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend GlobeNewswire
03:15PM  Reynolds Consumer is taking its portfolio of everyday goods public in $1 billion-plus IPO MarketWatch
11:53AM  The Street's Debate Over Costco Stock Continues Benzinga
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Jan-22-20 03:09PM  Casper Sleeps IPO expected to test appetite for loss-making unicorns MarketWatch
09:15AM  Costco (COST) Soars to 52-Week High, Time to Cash Out? Zacks
09:00AM  Costco CEO Talks Special Dividend, Membership Fees In CNBC Interview Benzinga
08:44AM  Costco Stock Breaks Out After Analyst Upgrade Investopedia
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03:35AM  Costco Races to a New High, but There's Still Time to Shop TheStreet.com
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Jan-21-20 06:13PM  IBD Live Stocks To Buy And Watch: Costco, UnitedHealth, Tesla Make Notable Moves Investor's Business Daily
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04:18PM  Global Markets Turn Red Tuesday GuruFocus.com
03:20PM  Stock Market Worsens On Coronavirus Fears; China Stocks Hit, but Tesla, Costco Shine Investor's Business Daily
03:07PM  Costco Stock Sat Out the S&P 500s Big Rally. One Analyst Says Its Time to Buy. Barrons.com
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09:42AM  Costco Shares Affirmed Top Pick, Price Target Raised at Oppenheimer on Valuation TheStreet.com
09:37AM  Oppenheimer Upgrades Costco, Highlights 'Attractive Entry Point' Benzinga
Jan-20-20 08:51AM  Burlington Stores (BURL) Sturdy Comps Run to Propel Top Line Zacks
08:37AM  Costco's (COST) Decent Comps Run to Fuel Top-Line Growth Zacks
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Jan-19-20 03:52PM  The Amazon-Poof Retailers GuruFocus.com
Jan-17-20 06:46PM  IBD Live: Why Mastercard, UnitedHealth, Costco Are Long Term Leaders Investor's Business Daily
Jan-16-20 05:45PM  Costco (COST) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know Zacks
02:22PM  BJS Wholesale Club Inc -- Moody's upgrades BJS' corporate family rating to Ba3; outlook positive Moody's
Jan-15-20 06:01PM  This environmental nonprofit is challenging Costco over toilet paper American City Business Journals
04:41PM  XPO Logistics explores sale or spin-off of one or more of its businesses Yahoo Finance
11:30AM  Is Costco Wholesale (COST) Outperforming Other Retail-Wholesale Stocks This Year? Zacks
08:06AM  Dow Jones Futures Tilt Higher, But Target Holiday Sales Hit Big-Box Retailers Investor's Business Daily
07:25AM  Target's disappointing holiday season reveals one big challenge for 2020 Yahoo Finance
Jan-14-20 12:47PM  Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: 'I really would love for the 2020s to be defined differently' Yahoo Finance
Jan-13-20 06:34PM  PHOTOS: Work underway on Costco spinoff concept in Country Club Centre American City Business Journals
04:10PM  Stocks To Watch: How Does Costco Compare To Amazon, Walmart? Investor's Business Daily
10:10AM  Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Here's what will define the future of retail Yahoo Finance
Jan-11-20 11:30AM  How Has COST Performed 30 Days Post Earnings Zacks
Jan-10-20 05:45PM  Costco (COST) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know Zacks
04:19PM  Stock Market Rally Powers Higher Despite Iran Tensions; Tesla, Boeing, Costco, Beyond Meat In Focus: Weekly Review Investor's Business Daily
03:43PM  Casper Just Filed Its IPO. Here Are 4 Facts to Know. Barrons.com
10:14AM  Stock Market Higher Despite Weak Jobs Report; Stocks To Watch Include Costco, StoneCo And Square Investor's Business Daily
02:50AM  Online mattress group Casper files for IPO Financial Times
Jan-09-20 04:13PM  Costco, IBD Stock Of The Day, Now Offers These Two Buying Opportunities Investor's Business Daily
04:07PM  Here Are The Haves And Have-Nots Of Retail Stocks As Holiday Sales Tallied Investor's Business Daily
12:26PM  Costco Stock Gets a Lift From Strong Holiday-Season Sales Barrons.com
10:08AM  Buy Nordstrom Stock, Sell Dollar Tree, Analyst Says. High-End Retailers Are on Good Footing Barrons.com
08:08AM  Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Refuses To 'Stand Down'; Netflix, Vertex, Lululemon Clear Buy Points Investor's Business Daily
Jan-08-20 04:25PM  Costco's December sales rise 11% to $17 billion MarketWatch
04:15PM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports December Sales Results GlobeNewswire
11:39AM  Costco Comparable Sales Rose 9% in December Amid Holiday Boost Investing.com
08:49AM  Costco Should be Able to Further Extend Its Advantaged Model Abroad, Resulting in Lasting Growth Morningstar
Jan-07-20 11:20AM  Top Consumer Staples Stocks for January 2020 Investopedia
Jan-06-20 04:25PM  Is Walmart Stock A Buy? Here's What Charts, Analysis Says Investor's Business Daily
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07:50AM  SmileDirectClub invades 3,800 Walmart stores with these new products Yahoo Finance
Jan-05-20 07:56PM  Costco Beats Earnings, but Stock Fades on Charts Investopedia
Jan-03-20 04:39PM  3 Retail Stocks to Buy in January Zacks
Jan-02-20 03:37PM  Will Target (TGT) Continue Its Illustrious Run in 2020? Zacks
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09:29AM  Walmart (WMT) to Sustain Steady Show on Online Strength Zacks
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06:19AM  Should You Be Excited About Costco Wholesale Corporation's (NASDAQ:COST) 23% Return On Equity? Simply Wall St.
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Dec-30-19 08:41AM  Spotify, Apogee Enterprises, Costco, Tesla and Microsoft highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Zacks
Dec-28-19 08:27AM  Department stores keep tinkering with something consumers don't want Yahoo Finance
Dec-27-19 09:56AM  Meat Eaters Rejoice: Its Time for Investors to Sell Beyond Meat InvestorPlace
09:25AM  Holiday Sales Rise 3.4%, Online Shopping Gains Precedence Zacks
Dec-26-19 08:13PM  What could you have made by investing $1,000 in these Washington companies a decade ago? American City Business Journals
07:04PM  3 Large Cap Stocks to Improve Your Portfolio in 2020 Zacks
Dec-25-19 08:22PM  Hedge Fund Favorites vs. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) In 2019 Insider Monkey
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Dec-18-19 11:11AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Target, Dollar General, Ross Stores and Costco Wholesale Zacks
Dec-17-19 11:40AM  TGT vs. COST: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now? Zacks
09:24AM  These 4 Discount Retailers Have Soared More Than 40% in 2019 Zacks
Dec-16-19 10:52AM  Cramer Says Costco's Business Model Works 'Perfectly' In US, Even Better In China Benzinga
10:29AM  Costco in Caracas: how Florida goods flood Venezuelan stores Reuters
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01:04AM  New Trade Deal, New Records for S&P and NASDAQ Zacks
Dec-15-19 07:49AM  Costco Wholesale Corporation Just Beat EPS By 11%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next Simply Wall St.
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Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Australia, Spain, France, Iceland, China, and Taiwan. 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, and deli products, as well as produce; 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 September 1, 2019, the company operated 782 warehouses, including 543 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 100 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 29 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 16 in South Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 11 in Australia, 2 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, 1 in France, and 1 in China. It also operates e-commerce Websites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, South 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 LDirectorJan 14Sale300.413,8501,156,56734,582Jan 15 05:25 PM
Vachris Roland MichaelExecutive VPDec 17Sale295.226,0001,771,29516,284Dec 18 12:12 PM
Callans Patrick JExecutive VPDec 16Sale293.992,000587,98757,679Dec 17 06:18 PM
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorNov 15Sale303.011,703516,03238,432Nov 18 03:25 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 13Sale302.801,984600,76326,165Nov 13 02:48 PM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPNov 08Sale303.053,9781,205,52529,565Nov 08 02:23 PM
Miller Russell DExecutive Vice PresidentNov 08Sale302.831,000302,8336,324Nov 08 02:24 PM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPOct 30Sale299.5214,0954,221,7345,789Oct 31 07:29 PM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirector EmeritusOct 30Sale298.251,703507,91438,682Oct 31 02:25 PM
Hines Daniel M.Principal Acctg OfficerOct 23Sale298.465,0001,492,28420,632Oct 24 03:46 PM
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorOct 18Sale303.051,228372,14539,234Oct 18 06:05 PM
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorOct 17Sale302.501,008304,92040,462Oct 18 06:05 PM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPOct 11Sale298.065,9761,781,18636,010Oct 11 01:15 PM
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorOct 11Sale297.5033399,06841,470Oct 15 11:59 AM
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
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOJun 20Sale266.393,000799,17824,582Jun 20 07:23 PM
Murphy James P.Executive VPJun 20Sale265.8510,0002,658,52835,100Jun 20 07:35 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
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
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorMar 12Sale232.002,049475,36848,589Mar 13 02:55 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