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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation monthly Stock Chart
COST [NASD]
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E37.18 EPS (ttm)7.77 Insider Own0.10% Shs Outstand439.86M Perf Week-3.45%
Market Cap126.98B Forward P/E33.71 EPS next Y8.57 Insider Trans-7.07% Shs Float437.47M Perf Month6.32%
Income3.44B PEG4.09 EPS next Q2.54 Inst Own73.70% Short Float0.96% Perf Quarter10.43%
Sales149.62B P/S0.85 EPS this Y17.50% Inst Trans0.12% Short Ratio2.14 Perf Half Y22.02%
Book/sh32.93 P/B8.77 EPS next Y5.96% ROA8.40% Target Price287.54 Perf Year19.65%
Cash/sh18.57 P/C15.55 EPS next 5Y9.09% ROE26.60% 52W Range189.51 - 307.34 Perf YTD41.72%
Dividend2.60 P/FCF80.88 EPS past 5Y9.00% ROI16.40% 52W High-6.07% Beta0.93
Dividend %0.90% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y6.10% Gross Margin12.90% 52W Low52.33% ATR5.77
Employees143000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q7.40% Oper. Margin3.20% RSI (14)50.43 Volatility1.58% 1.72%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.45 EPS Q/Q11.00% Profit Margin2.40% Rel Volume0.76 Prev Close291.90
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.33 EarningsOct 03 AMC Payout27.80% Avg Volume1.96M Price288.69
Recom2.30 SMA200.13% SMA502.83% SMA20018.28% Volume1,494,730 Change-1.10%
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
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 → $205
Jan-12-18Upgrade Gordon Haskett Accumulate → Buy
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Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and offers business delivery, travel, and various other services online in various countries. As of August 13, 2019, the company operated 778 warehouses, including 540 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 100 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 29 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 16 in Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 11 in Australia, 2 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, and 1 in France. It also operates e-commerce sites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Korea, and Taiwan. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #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
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
Klauer James CExecutive Vice PresidentJun 07Sale255.535,0001,277,66944,010Jun 10 05:05 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
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