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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E33.73 EPS (ttm)8.45 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand453.96M Perf Week0.07%
Market Cap129.44B Forward P/E30.39 EPS next Y9.38 Insider Trans-5.45% Shs Float440.58M Perf Month-7.77%
Income3.75B PEG4.98 EPS next Q2.08 Inst Own71.90% Short Float1.25% Perf Quarter-3.39%
Sales158.35B P/S0.82 EPS this Y11.90% Inst Trans-0.95% Short Ratio1.60 Perf Half Y-1.03%
Book/sh37.59 P/B7.59 EPS next Y7.72% ROA8.00% Target Price321.75 Perf Year16.77%
Cash/sh19.20 P/C14.85 EPS next 5Y6.78% ROE24.30% 52W Range233.05 - 325.26 Perf YTD-2.99%
Dividend2.60 P/FCF42.19 EPS past 5Y11.40% ROI15.80% 52W High-11.37% Beta0.75
Dividend %0.91% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y6.30% Gross Margin13.00% 52W Low23.70% ATR14.57
Employees149000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q10.40% Oper. Margin3.10% RSI (14)46.87 Volatility3.40% 5.29%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.37 EPS Q/Q12.50% Profit Margin2.40% Rel Volume0.95 Prev Close285.13
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.34 EarningsMar 05 AMC Payout29.40% Avg Volume3.43M Price288.29
Recom2.20 SMA20-2.87% SMA50-5.46% SMA200-1.43% Volume2,305,138 Change1.11%
Mar-31-20Initiated Wolfe Research Peer Perform
Mar-17-20Upgrade Gordon Haskett Accumulate → Buy
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Mar-02-20Upgrade Cleveland Research Neutral → Buy
Feb-13-20Initiated Credit Suisse Neutral $328
Jan-21-20Upgrade Oppenheimer Perform → Outperform
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Jul-11-19Initiated Goldman Buy $290
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Apr-09-19Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $250 → $265
Mar-20-19Initiated Nomura Neutral
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Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Australia, Spain, France, Iceland, China, and Taiwan. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, and deli products, as well as produce; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and offers business delivery, travel, and various other services online in various countries. As of September 1, 2019, the company operated 782 warehouses, including 543 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 100 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 29 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 16 in South Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 11 in Australia, 2 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, 1 in France, and 1 in China. It also operates e-commerce Websites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, South Korea, and Taiwan. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
DECKER SUSAN LDirectorMar 20Sale297.001,000297,00033,582Mar 20 03:45 PM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOMar 19Sale306.511,448443,83323,967Mar 19 06:05 PM
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
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