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COST Costco Wholesale Corporation daily Stock Chart
COST [NASD]
Costco Wholesale Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E30.96 EPS (ttm)6.08 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand439.38M Perf Week0.26%
Market Cap82.74B Forward P/E26.64 EPS next Y7.07 Insider Trans-2.74% Shs Float434.07M Perf Month9.89%
Income2.68B PEG3.25 EPS next Q1.34 Inst Own73.30% Short Float3.49% Perf Quarter15.53%
Sales129.03B P/S0.64 EPS this Y14.10% Inst Trans-1.66% Short Ratio4.78 Perf Half Y3.65%
Book/sh24.62 P/B7.65 EPS next Y9.65% ROA7.40% Target Price181.81 Perf Year22.19%
Cash/sh13.15 P/C14.32 EPS next 5Y9.51% ROE23.80% 52W Range150.00 - 191.22 Perf YTD22.36%
Dividend2.00 P/FCF258.55 EPS past 5Y9.30% ROI16.00% 52W High-1.53% Beta0.97
Dividend %1.06% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y5.40% Gross Margin13.30% 52W Low25.53% ATR2.88
Employees133000 Current Ratio1.00 Sales Q/Q15.70% Oper. Margin3.20% RSI (14)75.92 Volatility1.23% 1.49%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.62 EPS Q/Q17.80% Profit Margin2.10% Rel Volume1.06 Prev Close188.86
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.61 EarningsDec 14 AMC Payout30.30% Avg Volume3.17M Price188.30
Recom2.10 SMA205.65% SMA5011.64% SMA20014.45% Volume3,365,734 Change-0.30%
Dec-04-17Initiated MoffettNathanson Buy
Nov-30-17Reiterated Stifel Buy $179 → $185
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 → $175
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Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel businesses. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. As of August 28, 2016, it operated 715 warehouses, including 501 warehouses in the United States, Washington, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; 91 in Canada; 36 in Mexico; 28 in the United Kingdom; 25 in Japan; 12 in Korea; 12 in Taiwan; 8 in Australia; and 2 in Spain. Further, the company sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorDec 01Sale183.263,000549,78042,000Dec 04 12:45 PM
McKay John DExecutive Vice PresidentNov 13Sale172.788,1111,401,41966,751Nov 14 09:48 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFONov 10Sale170.953,000512,85635,225Nov 13 10:00 AM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPNov 09Sale168.164,381736,68752,858Nov 09 02:34 PM
MEISENBACH JOHN WDirectorNov 01Sale161.971,000161,97045,000Nov 02 11:03 AM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPOct 25Sale162.165,000810,78813,265Oct 25 05:58 PM
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VPOct 24Sale161.925,000809,57818,265Oct 24 03:44 PM
LIBENSON RICHARD MDirectorOct 24Sale162.002,350380,7004,109Oct 24 03:22 PM
MOULTON PAUL GExecutive VPOct 20Sale160.568,6961,396,25760,409Oct 23 10:55 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFOOct 20Sale160.585,000802,89241,396Oct 23 10:54 AM
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 15Sale160.221,560249,94330,895Dec 16 10:01 AM
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFODec 15Sale161.091,084174,61832,455Dec 15 12:17 PM