Costco Wholesale Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:COST)

About Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale Corporation logoCostco Wholesale Corporation is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Australia, Spain, and through its subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea. As of August 28, 2016, the Company operated 715 warehouses across the world. The Company's average warehouse space is approximately 144,000 square feet. The Company's warehouses on average operate on a seven-day, 70-hour week. The Company offers merchandise in various categories, which include foods (including dry foods, packaged foods and groceries); sundries (including snack foods, candy, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies); hardlines (including appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio); fresh foods (including meat, produce, deli and bakery); softlines (including apparel and small appliances), and other (including gas stations and pharmacy).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Discount Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Hypermarkets & Super Centers
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:COST
  • CUSIP: 22160K10
  • Web: www.costco.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $68.84771 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 437,204,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $160.62
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $164.23
  • 52 Week Range: $142.11 - $183.18
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.06
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.60
  • P/E Growth: 2.48
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $129.03 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.54
  • Book Value: $24.65 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.43
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $2.00
  • Dividend Yield: 1.3%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $5.35 billion
  • Net Margins: 2.08%
  • Return on Equity: 22.21%
  • Return on Assets: 7.12%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.59%
  • Current Ratio: 0.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.43%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 3.48 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.94
  • Short Ratio: 3.11
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

What is Costco Wholesale Corporation's stock symbol?

Costco Wholesale Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "COST."

How often does Costco Wholesale Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Costco Wholesale Corporation?

Costco Wholesale Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, September 1st. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.26%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 16th. This is an increase from Costco Wholesale Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.45. View Costco Wholesale Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Costco Wholesale Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 5th. The company reported $2.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.02 by $0.06. The firm earned $42.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $41.55 billion. Costco Wholesale Corporation had a return on equity of 22.21% and a net margin of 2.08%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.77 EPS. View Costco Wholesale Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Costco Wholesale Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Costco Wholesale Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Costco Wholesale Corporation.

Where is Costco Wholesale Corporation's stock going? Where will Costco Wholesale Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

26 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Costco Wholesale Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate Costco Wholesale Corporation's stock price to reach $177.80 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Costco Wholesale Corporation.

What are analysts saying about Costco Wholesale Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Costco Wholesale Corporation stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Costco continues to be one of the dominant retail wholesalers based on the breadth and quality of merchandise offered. The stock has outpaced the industry in a year gaining from sturdy comps performance and upbeat results in fourth-quarter fiscal 2017. Costco seems somewhat unfazed by tough retail scenario, comprising soft traffic and inclination toward online shopping. Moreover, we believe that the hike in annual membership fees and higher penetration of Citi Visa co-brand card program will also benefit the stock. We are also encouraged by Costco’s expansion strategy, as it remains committed to opening new clubs and expanding e-commerce capabilities. However, stiff competition and cautious consumer spending remain threats. Further, investors remain concerned about the contraction in gross margin and marginal decline in membership renewal rates that is expected to continue for at least a quarter or two. These may hurt the bottom line." (10/9/2017)
  • 2. Citigroup Inc. analysts commented, "COST reported 1Q17 EPS of $1.17 (-5.5% y/y) below of our $1.35 estimate and the Street's $1.36. Reasons we'd buy COST on a post-2Q dip: 1) The new credit card benefitted 2Q EPS by $0.16 and is seeing strong trends in account activation, card usage and new sign-ups. 2) COST announced a North American membership fee increase of ~10% to go into effect 6/1. The additional revenue affords COST the ability to further invest in pricing for members, an important lever for growth. 3) Online sales reaccelerated to +12% in 2Q, from +8% in 1Q, driven by COST's investments in site functionality, merch availability and delivery/returns. 4) The dynamics underlying our expectation for accelerating SSS growth in 2H17 remain in place. 5) COST's capital structure is solid, supporting our belief that another special dividend could be paid this year. We reiterate our Buy rating on COST." (3/6/2017)
  • 3. Cowen and Company analysts commented, "In addition to appreciating $39.99 red roses we are buyers of COST as we expect steady traffic gains should continue on superior value and brands, an appealing shopping experience, & a global runway of growth. The qtr. did highlight changes ahead including promotional direct mail changes, membership fee increases, & online expansion ' these factors should help fortify long-term growth. What's MVM?.. We believe Costco is well positioned to continue delivering double-digit earnings growth over the near to medium term driven by square footage growth, steady membership revenue growth, and positive same-store sales comps. Costco's higher income customer base (average household income of ~$96,000) is faring better economically than low- to middle-income consumers, who continue to struggle with wage growth. We believe superb price/value, luxury product, and streamlined assortment helps drive a sustainable high-margin membership stream. Rated Outperform with a $170 PT based on ~28x FY2017E EPS." (3/3/2017)
  • 4. BMO Capital Markets analysts commented, "Costco reported a large F2Q17 EPS miss given several margin-related headwinds. On the positive side, Costco also announced it is raising membership fees in the U.S. and Canada on June 1 by ~9% and U.S. customer traffic remained a solid +3% in February. We rate COST shares Outperform with a $180 target price." (3/3/2017)
  • 5. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We are raising our FY17/18 EPS estimates by $0.02 each to $5.85/$6.50 owing primarily to recent fluctuations in FX and fuel. Reiterate Market Perform." (2/2/2017)

How were Costco Wholesale Corporation's same store sales last quarter?

Costco Wholesale Corporation same store sales increased by 8.9% during the month of September. Costco Wholesale Corporation shares rose by 0% in the first full-day of trading following the news.

Are investors shorting Costco Wholesale Corporation?

Costco Wholesale Corporation saw a decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,612,611 shares, a decline of 9.9% from the August 31st total of 15,112,603 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,085,068 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.4 days. Approximately 3.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Who are some of Costco Wholesale Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Costco Wholesale Corporation's key executives?

Costco Wholesale Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Hamilton E. James, Chairman of the Board
  • W. Craig Jelinek, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Richard A. Galanti, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Ron M. Vachris, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Merchandising
  • Paul G. Moulton, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Franz E. Lazarus, Executive Vice President - Administration
  • John D. McKay, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Northern Division
  • James P. Murphy, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - International
  • Joseph P. Portera, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Eastern and Canadian Divisions, Chief Diversity Officer
  • Timothy L. Rose, Executive Vice President - Ancillary Businesses, Manufacturing, and Business Centers

Who owns Costco Wholesale Corporation stock?

Costco Wholesale Corporation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include PGGM Investments (0.05%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.02%), Shell Asset Management Co. (0.02%), Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. (0.01%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.01%) and Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Costco Wholesale Corporation stock include Daniel M Hines, David S Petterson, Dennis R Zook, Douglas W Schutt, Franz E Lazarus, James D Sinegal, James P Murphy, Jill S Ruckelshaus, John D Mckay, John W Meisenbach, John W Stanton, Paul G Moulton, Richard A Galanti, Richard M Libenson, Roland Michael Vachris and Timothy L Rose. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Costco Wholesale Corporation.

Who sold Costco Wholesale Corporation stock? Who is selling Costco Wholesale Corporation stock?

Costco Wholesale Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Private Asset Management Inc., Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Bridges Investment Counsel Inc., Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., Fulton Bank N.A., Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Sit Investment Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Costco Wholesale Corporation stock in the last year include Daniel M Hines, David S Petterson, Dennis R Zook, James D Sinegal, James P Murphy, John D Mckay, John W Meisenbach, Paul G Moulton, Richard A Galanti, Richard M Libenson, Roland Michael Vachris and Timothy L Rose. View Insider Buying and Selling for Costco Wholesale Corporation.

Who bought Costco Wholesale Corporation stock? Who is buying Costco Wholesale Corporation stock?

Costco Wholesale Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Shell Asset Management Co., Crow Point Partners LLC, Bridges Investment Management Inc., Howe & Rusling Inc., Hermes Investment Management Ltd. and Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Costco Wholesale Corporation.

How do I buy Costco Wholesale Corporation stock?

Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Costco Wholesale Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Costco Wholesale Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $158.46.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ COST)
Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,113 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  642 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,755
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Costco Wholesale Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Ratings, 17 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.65)
Consensus Price Target: $177.80 (12.20% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Price Target History for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Analysts' Ratings History for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/20/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$173.00N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuy$192.00N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$187.00 -> $190.00N/AView Rating Details
10/7/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$160.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetBuy$182.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$184.00 -> $190.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$168.00 -> $162.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$190.00 -> $165.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetHold$172.00 -> $155.00N/AView Rating Details
10/5/2017Wells Fargo & CoSet Price TargetHold$170.00N/AView Rating Details
10/5/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/4/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$200.00LowView Rating Details
7/6/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingHoldMediumView Rating Details
6/26/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$173.00LowView Rating Details
6/20/2017Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$190.00LowView Rating Details
6/16/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Neutral$197.00 -> $176.00LowView Rating Details
5/28/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$185.00 -> $190.00LowView Rating Details
5/9/2017Gordon HaskettInitiated CoverageAccumulate$191.00LowView Rating Details
3/3/2017InstinetReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/10/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncInitiated CoveragePositive$195.00N/AView Rating Details
1/5/2017Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$170.00 -> $180.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
12/1/2016NomuraSet Price TargetBuy$185.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2016Edward JonesUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
10/4/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$175.00N/AView Rating Details
9/7/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/29/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Peer PerformN/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Cleveland ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/23/2015Williams CapitalBoost Price TargetHold$148.00 -> $165.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Earnings by Quarter for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Earnings History by Quarter for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ COST)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/5/2017N/AView Earnings Details
10/5/2017Q4 2017$2.02$2.08$41.55 billion$42.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2017Q3$1.31$1.40$28.57 billion$28.86 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2017Q2 2017$1.36$1.17$29.75 billion$29.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/7/2016Q1 2017$1.19$1.24$28.30 billion$28.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/29/2016Q416$1.73$1.77$36.57 billion$36.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/25/2016Q316$1.23$1.24$26.98 billion$26.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2016Q2$1.28$1.24$28.58 billion$28.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/29/2015Q415$1.66$1.73ViewListenView Earnings Details
5/27/2015Q315$1.15$1.17$26.57 billion$26.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/5/2015Q215$1.18$1.35$27.70 billion$26.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/10/2014Q115$1.09$1.12$26.92 billion$26.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/8/2014Q414$1.52$1.58$35.42 billion$34.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/29/2014Q314$1.09$1.07$25.70 billion$25.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/6/2014Q214$1.17$1.05$26.67 billion$25.76 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/11/2013Q114$1.03$0.96$25.41 billion$24.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/9/2013Q413$1.46$1.40$32.83 billion$31.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/30/2013Q3 2013$1.03$1.04$24.23 billion$23.55 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/12/2013Q2 2013$1.06$1.24$25.13 billion$24.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/10/2012Q412$1.31$1.39$31.60 billion$31.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/24/2012$0.87$0.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.87$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2011$0.80$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/5/2011$1.10$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2011$0.77$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2011$0.79$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/8/2010$0.69$0.71$18.81 billion$19.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.24
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.51
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$1.16$1.39$1.25
Q2 20175$1.35$1.38$1.36
Q3 20175$1.26$1.99$1.58
Q4 20173$2.00$2.10$2.05
Q1 20183$1.32$1.40$1.35
Q2 20183$1.40$1.50$1.44
Q3 20183$1.55$1.65$1.59
Q4 20183$2.05$2.19$2.13
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Most Recent Dividend:9/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.00
Dividend Yield:1.26%
Dividend Growth:13.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.89% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
31.06% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
28.53% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:13 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Dividend History by Quarter for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ COST)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/1/2017quarterly$0.501.25%8/16/20178/18/20179/1/2017
4/25/2017special$7.001.13%5/10/20175/10/20175/26/2017
1/27/2017quarterly$0.451.1%2/8/20172/10/20172/24/2017
10/12/2016quarterly$0.451.2%11/2/201611/4/201611/18/2016
7/25/2016quarterly$0.451.07%8/10/20168/12/20168/26/2016
4/14/2016quarterly$0.451.18%4/27/20164/29/20165/13/2016
1/29/2016quarterly$0.401.06%2/10/20162/12/20162/26/2016
10/29/2015quarterly$0.401.01%11/10/201511/13/201511/27/2015
7/27/2015quarterly$0.401.11%8/12/20158/14/20158/28/2015
4/17/2015quarterly$0.401.09%4/29/20155/1/20155/15/2015
1/30/2015quarterly$0.360.99%2/11/20152/13/20152/27/2015
10/28/2014quarterly$0.361.08%11/12/201411/14/201411/28/2014
6/23/2014quarterly$0.361.22%7/9/20147/11/20147/25/2014
4/29/2014quarterly$0.361.23%5/14/20145/16/20145/30/2014
1/30/2014quarterly$0.311.1%2/12/20142/14/20142/28/2014
10/29/2013quarterly$0.311.05%11/13/201311/15/201311/29/2013
7/22/2013quarterly$0.311.04%8/7/20138/9/20138/23/2013
4/30/2013quarterly$0.311.15%5/15/20135/17/20135/31/2013
1/24/2013quarterly$0.281.07%2/6/20132/8/20132/22/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.74%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 72.49%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/2/2017John W MeisenbachDirectorSell1,000$164.92$164,920.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2017John W MeisenbachDirectorSell1,000$157.59$157,590.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017John W MeisenbachDirectorSell1,000$159.25$159,250.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2017John W MeisenbachDirectorSell1,000$160.28$160,280.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2017James P MurphyVPSell5,000$181.30$906,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Daniel M HinesInsiderSell5,000$181.32$906,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2017John D MckayInsiderSell3,000$181.60$544,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2017James D SinegalDirectorSell100,000$166.35$16,635,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2017Timothy L RoseVPSell4,000$166.95$667,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017James D SinegalDirectorSell17,000$164.52$2,796,840.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017John D MckayInsiderSell4,948$168.25$832,501.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2017Roland Michael VachrisVPSell3,180$161.73$514,301.40View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017Dennis R. ZookVPSell7,000$161.12$1,127,840.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Paul G MoultonVPSell14,189$161.98$2,298,334.22View SEC Filing  
12/28/2016David S PettersonInsiderSell700$161.13$112,791.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Richard A GalantiVPSell1,560$160.22$249,943.20View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016David S PettersonInsiderSell4,000$158.55$634,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Paul G MoultonVPSell11,715$158.93$1,861,864.95View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Richard A GalantiVPSell3,111$148.89$463,196.79View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Richard A GalantiVPSell1,930$143.53$277,012.90View SEC Filing  
10/26/2016David S PettersonInsiderSell3,000$151.10$453,300.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016Richard M LibensonDirectorSell2,385$151.00$360,135.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2016Timothy L RoseVPSell4,000$151.12$604,480.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2016James D SinegalDirectorSell20,114$149.02$2,997,388.28View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016John W MeisenbachDirectorSell5,737$167.74$962,324.38View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Jill S RuckelshausDirectorSell7,442$167.10$1,243,558.20View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016Jill S RuckelshausDirectorSell6,180$166.03$1,026,065.40View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016Douglas W SchuttVPSell14,656$166.76$2,444,034.56View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016John D MckayEVPSell7,500$166.58$1,249,350.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016Richard A GalantiCFOSell2,400$167.08$400,992.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016John D MckayEVPSell4,455$159.00$708,345.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2016Timothy L RoseVPSell1,777$151.25$268,771.25View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Franz E LazarusVPSell20,000$153.44$3,068,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016James P MurphyVPSell15,000$154.45$2,316,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Dennis R ZookVPSell4,075$152.96$623,312.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015Paul G MoultonVPSell19,095$162.64$3,105,610.80View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015John W StantonDirectorBuy10,000$155.40$1,554,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015David S PettersonInsiderSell3,800$158.62$602,756.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015James P MurphyVPSell12,000$156.81$1,881,720.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Richard A GalantiCFOSell1,500$158.29$237,435.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015David S PettersonInsiderSell3,738$157.50$588,735.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015Richard A. GalantiCFOSell3,452$157.30$542,999.60View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Douglas W SchuttVPSell25,000$156.90$3,922,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Richard M LibensonDirectorSell7,790$154.97$1,207,216.30View SEC Filing  
10/13/2015Joseph P PorteraVPSell10,000$152.75$1,527,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2015Dennis R ZookVPSell9,000$153.96$1,385,640.00View SEC Filing  
10/12/2015John D MckayEVPSell6,779$154.00$1,043,966.00View SEC Filing  
10/9/2015Jeffrey H. BrotmanChairmanSell42,493$154.01$6,544,346.93View SEC Filing  
10/9/2015Richard A. GalantiCFOSell5,500$152.87$840,785.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Timothy L RoseVPSell3,000$147.00$441,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2015Jeffrey H BrotmanChairmanSell5,936$151.65$900,194.40View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Jeffrey H BrotmanChairmanSell93,564$150.12$14,045,827.68View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015W Craig JelinekCEOSell24,184$148.15$3,582,859.60View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015W Craig JelinekCEOSell60,000$149.08$8,944,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Richard A GalantiCFOSell5,214$149.47$779,336.58View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015Franz E LazarusVPSell10,000$139.83$1,398,300.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2015Timothy L RoseVPSell4,082$142.65$582,297.30View SEC Filing  
1/12/2015Dennis R ZookVPSell8,000$142.54$1,140,320.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014John D MckayEVPSell3,648$141.07$514,623.36View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Richard A GalantiCFOSell3,000$139.29$417,870.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Timothy L RoseVPSell5,000$139.01$695,050.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014Timothy L RoseVPSell5,000$142.00$710,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014James P MurphyVPSell8,777$136.82$1,200,869.14View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Richard A GalantiCFOSell3,999$137.62$550,342.38View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Richard A GalantiCFOSell4,165$133.16$554,611.40View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Joseph P PorteraVPSell15,000$131.55$1,973,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Richard A GalantiCFOSell7,288$131.91$961,360.08View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014Richard M LibensonDirectorSell20,889$129.67$2,708,676.63View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014David S PettersonInsiderSell15,400$131.14$2,019,556.00View SEC Filing  
10/13/2014Dennis R ZookVPSell7,000$128.10$896,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/9/2014Joseph P PorteraVPSell4,685$130.13$609,659.05View SEC Filing  
10/9/2014Richard A GalantiCFOSell4,065$130.54$530,645.10View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Timothy L RoseVPSell5,439$121.50$660,838.50View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Richard A GalantiCFOSell6,000$121.16$726,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Jeffrey H BrotmanChairmanSell161,445$118.23$19,087,642.35View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Richard A GalantiCFOSell12,068$118.97$1,435,729.96View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Hamilton E JamesDirectorSell12,915$119.12$1,538,434.80View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014John D MckayEVPSell12,000$118.94$1,427,280.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Benjamin Sr Carson SrDirectorSell10,915$115.69$1,262,756.35View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Franz E LazarusVPSell10,000$117.69$1,176,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014James SinegalDirectorSell4,000$114.76$459,040.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2014James SinegalDirectorSell4,000$112.58$450,320.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014James MurphyVPSell10,000$112.00$1,120,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014James SinegalDirectorSell4,000$114.00$456,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014John MckayEVPSell3,000$114.00$342,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Richard GalantiCFOSell15,164$114.54$1,736,884.56View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014W Craig JelinekCEOSell41,444$114.01$4,725,030.44View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Timothy RoseVPSell5,000$115.31$576,550.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014James SinegalDirectorSell4,000$116.07$464,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013James SinegalDirectorSell8,000$117.92$943,360.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013James SinegalDirectorSell8,000$123.66$989,280.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Hamilton E JamesDirectorSell12,915$118.76$1,533,785.40View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013John D MckayEVPSell4,000$118.93$475,720.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Richard A GalantiCFOSell17,081$119.18$2,035,713.58View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Richard A GalantiCFOSell2,081$118.11$245,786.91View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Joseph P PorteraVPSell14,900$118.29$1,762,521.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Richard A GalantiCFOSell7,289$118.53$863,965.17View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Richard M LibensonDirectorSell11,376$116.65$1,327,010.40View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013David S PettersonInsiderSell3,905$115.95$452,784.75View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013David S PettersonInsiderSell2,500$116.14$290,350.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013Richard M LibensonDirectorSell9,791$116.67$1,142,315.97View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013David S PettersonInsiderSell2,500$117.09$292,725.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013Dennis R ZookVPSell10,000$116.37$1,163,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/15/2013James D SinegalDirectorSell8,000$115.76$926,080.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013James SinegalDirectorSell8,000$118.36$946,880.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013James SinegalDirectorSell8,000$112.56$900,480.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013James D SinegalDirectorSell8,000$115.92$927,360.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013James D SinegalDirectorSell8,000$110.37$882,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013James P MurphyVPSell5,000$110.53$552,650.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013James D SinegalDirectorSell8,000$110.86$886,880.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2013John D MckayEVPSell3,000$109.11$327,330.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012James D SinegalDirectorSell16,000$95.20$1,523,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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Headline Trends for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
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investorplace.com logoCostco Wholesale Corporation Stock Is STILL a Great Buy on Any Dip
investorplace.com - October 20 at 9:40 AM
seekingalpha.com logoCostco Is A Quiet Sell With Alarming Flaws - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 20 at 4:05 AM
investorplace.com logoCostco Wholesale Corporation Stock Isn't Cheap Enough, Yet - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - October 20 at 4:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCostco Wholesale Corp. :COST-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : October 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 5:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Stocks That Look Just Like Costco in 1982
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 5:58 PM
investorplace.com logoCostco Wholesale Corporation Stock Isn’t Cheap Enough, Yet
investorplace.com - October 19 at 1:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$30.69 Billion in Sales Expected for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 4:48 AM
benzinga.com logoThe Most Common Risk Ratios Used In Financial Analysis - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - October 18 at 11:53 PM
marketwatch.com logo10-K: COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP /NEW
www.marketwatch.com - October 18 at 6:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCostco's Sinking Margins and E-Commerce Fears Tank the Stock
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 6:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTarget Stock Could Rebound Due to Growth Initiatives
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 6:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo10 ‘unexpected’ bargains at Costco
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 6:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCostco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 12:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Will Announce Earnings of $1.32 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 10:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs the Costco (COST) Stock Dividend Safe? Yes, But…
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 6:12 PM
investorplace.com logoGame the Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock Range
investorplace.com - October 16 at 1:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Costco Wholesale Corporation's Q1 2018 Earnings (COST)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 5:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDoes Costco Have a Membership Renewal Problem?
finance.yahoo.com - October 15 at 4:52 PM
investorplace.com logoCostco Wholesale Corporation (COST) News Is Going to Stay Bumpy for a While - Investorplace.com (blog)
investorplace.com - October 15 at 3:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCostco is still cheaper than Whole Foods
finance.yahoo.com - October 15 at 3:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmazon beats out Google as 'most talked about': FactSet
finance.yahoo.com - October 14 at 5:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Costco's Q4 Earnings Benefit from Higher Comp Sales
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 5:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoJPMorgan: Costco is 58% cheaper than Whole Foods
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 5:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThere's One 'Unquestioned' Leader in Grocery Prices
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 5:59 PM
investorplace.com logoCostco Wholesale Corporation (COST) News Is Going to Stay Bumpy for a While
investorplace.com - October 13 at 1:43 PM
investorplace.com logoCost-Cutting Guarantee for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock Bulls
investorplace.com - October 13 at 11:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmazon looks to deliver items straight to your car
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 6:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCostco Stock Price Run Fails to Match Solid Comps History
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 6:17 PM
thestreet.com logoJobs, Costco and P&G - 5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Friday
www.thestreet.com - October 11 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGNC Holdings Makes Deal for Major Indian Expansion
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWill Analysts Upgrade Walmart Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 6:58 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCostco's E-Commerce Plans Won't Work
seekingalpha.com - October 10 at 11:41 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCostco: A Buy After Evaluating Concerns - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 10 at 6:39 PM
investorplace.com logoSafely Be a Buyer of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock — At a Discount - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - October 10 at 6:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCorporate News Blog - PriceSmart Announces New Warehouse Club and September Sales Figures
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 6:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCramer: Wouldn't be 'shocked' if Wal-Mart went up 15% fro...
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 6:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Things Costco Management Wants You to Know
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 6:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSafely Be a Buyer of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock — At a Discount
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 6:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of COST earnings conference call or presentation 5-Oct-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 6:39 PM
investorplace.com logoSafely Be a Buyer of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock — At a Discount
investorplace.com - October 10 at 10:35 AM
investorplace.com logoSell-Off in Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock Is a Golden Opportunity - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - October 10 at 4:05 AM
fool.com logoBetter Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs. Target - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - October 10 at 4:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCostco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 10 at 12:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBetter Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs. Target
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 11:02 PM
rttnews.com logoCostco Adding Grocery Delivery
www.rttnews.com - October 9 at 6:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWarehouse King Costco Is Making Online Shopping Work
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 6:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCostco Set to Retrace All the Previous Rally
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 6:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCostco Beat Overshadowed by Earnings Call: Cramer
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 6:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCostco: Amazon Victim Could Come Back
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 6:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Costco Could Continue Double-Digit EPS Growth
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 6:00 PM

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