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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E25.91 EPS (ttm)6.08 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand438.82M Perf Week-0.20%
Market Cap69.14B Forward P/E22.40 EPS next Y7.03 Insider Trans-0.77% Shs Float434.27M Perf Month-2.48%
Income2.68B PEG2.62 EPS next Q1.32 Inst Own74.50% Short Float3.27% Perf Quarter4.34%
Sales129.03B P/S0.54 EPS this Y14.00% Inst Trans-0.05% Short Ratio4.08 Perf Half Y-3.66%
Book/sh22.56 P/B6.98 EPS next Y9.48% ROA6.80% Target Price179.93 Perf Year9.93%
Cash/sh13.05 P/C12.08 EPS next 5Y9.89% ROE20.60% 52W Range136.59 - 182.71 Perf YTD2.38%
Dividend2.00 P/FCF50.80 EPS past 5Y9.30% ROI16.00% 52W High-13.77% Beta0.94
Dividend %1.27% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y5.40% Gross Margin13.30% 52W Low15.35% ATR2.38
Employees126000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q7.80% Oper. Margin2.90% RSI (14)44.13 Volatility1.19% 1.27%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.40 EPS Q/Q28.40% Profit Margin1.80% Rel Volume0.86 Prev Close158.38
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.29 EarningsOct 05 AMC Payout32.20% Avg Volume3.48M Price157.55
Recom2.10 SMA20-2.40% SMA50-1.08% SMA200-3.05% Volume3,010,592 Change-0.52%
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
May-09-17Initiated Gordon Haskett Accumulate $191
Apr-21-17Upgrade Barclays Equal Weight → Overweight $170 → $185
Mar-03-17Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $158 → $170
Feb-10-17Initiated Susquehanna Positive $192
Feb-06-17Initiated Bernstein Mkt Perform $170
Jan-20-17Resumed Stifel Buy $185
Jan-05-17Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $170 → $180
Dec-19-16Upgrade Citigroup Neutral → Buy
Dec-08-16Resumed Credit Suisse Outperform $175
Dec-08-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $176 → $177
Oct-19-16Upgrade Northcoast Neutral → Buy
Oct-18-16Initiated Wells Fargo Market Perform
Jun-01-16Upgrade Goldman Neutral → Buy $169 → $175
May-27-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $169 → $173
May-03-16Initiated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $169
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Oct-15-17 10:20PM  Edited Transcript of COST earnings conference call or presentation 5-Oct-17 9:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
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07:20AM  Corporate News Blog - PriceSmart Announces New Warehouse Club and September Sales Figures ACCESSWIRE
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01:03PM  [$$] Costco Could Continue Double-Digit EPS Growth
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11:02AM  Cosco Set to Retrace All the Previous Rally
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08:48AM  Costco Wholesale Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : COST-US : October 9, 2017 Capital Cube
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07:41AM  Why Costcos Fiscal 4Q17 Margins Disappointed Investors Market Realist
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01:00AM  Payroll Number; Costco Number -- Jim Cramer's Top Thoughts
Oct-08-17 02:00PM  Costco Unveils Two E-Commerce Delivery Services in Hopes of Fighting Amazon
11:48AM  Costcos earnings beat isnt enough to offset concerns about margins, membership and Amazon MarketWatch
Oct-07-17 06:09PM  Costco's Earnings Call Was Basically Just Free Marketing for Amazon: Jim Cramer
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05:16PM  Amazon is taking down this big box retailer CNBC Videos
05:15PM  Costco Slides Despite Posting a Solid Q4 Beat Investopedia
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04:39PM  Costco just launched a grocery delivery service MarketWatch
04:31PM  Dow, S&P 500 end streak of records after jobs report; indexes post weekly gains MarketWatch
04:29PM  Costco and Hess slide while Omega Protein climbs Associated Press
04:07PM  Crude Selloff and Big Jobs Miss Pull S&P 500 and Dow From Records
04:06PM  Costco takes aim at Amazon and Wal-Mart Reuters Videos
03:30PM  US STOCKS-Wall St dips on jobs data, drug chain drop Reuters
02:05PM  Whats behind Costcos Strong Fiscal 4Q17 Sales? Market Realist
02:00PM  Costco shares down on fears of grocery delivery eating into margins Reuters
01:53PM  Costco shares fall on drop in profit margins CNBC Videos
01:47PM  Jobs Shock Leads Stocks Lower, While Energy Sells Off and Crude Slumps
01:36PM  Video: Jim Cramer on the Jobs Report, Costco, Disney, Netflix and Nvidia
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12:15PM  Shrinking Margins Drag Costco Down Despite Earnings Beat
11:59AM  Costco just crushed earnings but its stock is cratering over retail apocalypse fears Business Insider
11:54AM  Costco Is Doing Great but Investors Fear Amazon-Whole Foods, Jim Cramer Warns
11:33AM  Costco Stock Gets Pummeled Despite Upbeat Quarter Investopedia
11:32AM  US STOCKS-Wall St slips as Costco weighs, jobs data disappoints Reuters
11:29AM  Costco shares down on fears of grocery delivery eating into margins Reuters
11:27AM  Cramer says Costco's latest earnings call about Amazon is 'disturbing' CNBC
10:49AM  Why Costco Stock Fell despite Strong Quarter Market Realist
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09:50AM  Costco Earnings Arent Enough Despite Strong Beat 24/7 Wall St.
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; 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 businesses. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. As of August 28, 2016, it operated 715 warehouses, including 501 warehouses in the United States, Washington, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; 91 in Canada; 36 in Mexico; 28 in the United Kingdom; 25 in Japan; 12 in Korea; 12 in Taiwan; 8 in Australia; and 2 in Spain. 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 WDirectorOct 02Sale164.921,000164,92046,000Oct 02 06:10 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorSep 01Sale157.591,000157,59047,000Sep 05 08:58 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorAug 01Sale159.251,000159,2504,974Aug 02 10:27 AM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorJul 03Sale160.281,000160,2805,974Jul 05 09:07 PM
Murphy James P.Executive VPJun 07Sale181.305,000906,50448,845Jun 07 05:54 PM
Hines Daniel M.Principal Acctg OfficerJun 06Sale181.325,000906,59828,786Jun 06 04:58 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentJun 05Sale181.603,000544,81062,607Jun 05 02:45 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMar 24Sale166.3550,0008,317,650617,421Mar 27 10:44 AM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMar 24Sale166.3550,0008,317,650717,296Mar 27 10:44 AM
Rose Timothy L.Executive VPMar 16Sale166.954,000667,79944,049Mar 16 05:08 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorMar 13Sale164.5217,0002,796,772767,296Mar 13 03:53 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentFeb 03Sale168.254,948832,50164,532Feb 03 12:51 PM
Vachris Roland MichaelExecutive VPJan 11Sale161.733,180514,3027,123Jan 11 04:38 PM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPJan 10Sale161.127,0001,127,80512,728Jan 11 09:53 AM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPJan 06Sale161.9814,1892,298,37352,604Jan 09 11:13 AM
PETTERSON DAVID SFormer Principal Acct OfficerDec 28Sale161.13700112,79420,926Dec 29 01:21 PM
SINEGAL JAMES DDirectorDec 19Sale164.0765,00010,664,375691,879Jan 09 11:27 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFODec 15Sale161.091,084174,61832,455Dec 15 12:17 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFODec 15Sale160.221,560249,94330,895Dec 16 10:01 AM
PETTERSON DAVID SFormer Principal Acct OfficerDec 09Sale158.554,000634,18021,626Dec 09 05:37 PM
PORTERA JOSEPH PExecutive VPDec 09Sale158.3816,9212,679,99519,022Dec 09 05:37 PM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPDec 09Sale158.9311,7151,861,81266,793Dec 09 05:36 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 11Sale148.893,111463,20133,539Nov 14 09:46 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 07Sale143.531,930277,01936,650Nov 07 05:30 PM
PETTERSON DAVID SFormer Principal Acct OfficerOct 26Sale151.103,000453,29525,626Oct 26 11:34 AM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirectorOct 25Sale151.002,385360,13558,317Oct 25 03:08 PM