NASDAQ:COST - Costco Wholesale Stock Price, Price Target & More

$193.97 +1.46 (+0.76 %)
(As of 04/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$193.97
Today's Range$191.39 - $194.67
52-Week Range$150.00 - $199.88
Volume1.31 million shs
Average Volume2.50 million shs
Market Capitalization$84.85 billion
P/E Ratio33.33
Dividend Yield1.03%
Beta0.96

About Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale 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).

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryHypermarkets & Super Centers
SectorRetail/Wholesale
SymbolNASDAQ:COST
CUSIP22160K10
Phone425-313-8100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.54%
Current Ratio1.00%
Quick Ratio0.44%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio33.33
Forward P/E Ratio28.65
P/E Growth2.73

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$129.03 billion
Price / Sales0.66
Cash Flow$9.0009 per share
Price / Cash21.55
Book Value$27.47 per share
Price / Book7.06

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.82
Net Income$2.68 billion
Net Margins2.18%
Return on Equity24.74%
Return on Assets7.37%

Miscellaneous

Employees231,000
Outstanding Shares438,820,000

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Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Costco Wholesale's stock symbol?

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

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

Costco Wholesale declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 24th. Investors of record on Friday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.57 per share on Friday, May 25th. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 10th. This is a positive change from Costco Wholesale's previous quarterly dividend of $0.50. View Costco Wholesale's Dividend History.

How were Costco Wholesale's earnings last quarter?

Costco Wholesale Co. (NASDAQ:COST) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March, 7th. The retailer reported $1.42 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.45 by $0.03. The retailer had revenue of $33 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.73 billion. Costco Wholesale had a return on equity of 24.74% and a net margin of 2.18%. The business's revenue was up 10.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.17 earnings per share. View Costco Wholesale's Earnings History.

When is Costco Wholesale's next earnings date?

Costco Wholesale is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Costco Wholesale.

What price target have analysts set for COST?

27 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Costco Wholesale's shares. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $223.00. On average, they expect Costco Wholesale's stock price to reach $192.5178 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Costco Wholesale.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Costco Wholesale stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Costco Wholesale stock:
  • 1. <" (12/4/2017)
  • 2. 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)

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

Costco Wholesale same-store sales rose 8.6% in the month of March. Costco Wholesale stock rose by 0% in the first full-day of trading following the news.

Who are some of Costco Wholesale's key competitors?

Who are Costco Wholesale's key executives?

Costco Wholesale's management team includes the folowing people:
  • W. Craig Jelinek, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 65)
  • Richard A. Galanti, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director (Age 61)
  • Paul G. Moulton, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer (Age 66)
  • Jim Klauer, Executive Vice President - Northern Division
  • Franz E. Lazarus, Executive Vice President - Administration (Age 70)
  • Russ Miller, Executive Vice President - Southwest Division and Mexico
  • James P. Murphy, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - International (Age 64)
  • Joseph P. Portera, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Eastern and Canadian Divisions, Chief Diversity Officer (Age 65)
  • Timothy L. Rose, Executive Vice President - Ancillary Businesses, Manufacturing, and Business Centers (Age 65)
  • Ron M. Vachris, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Merchandising (Age 52)

Has Costco Wholesale been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about COST stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Costco Wholesale earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the retailer an impact score of 45.98 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

How do I buy shares of Costco Wholesale?

Shares of COST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Costco Wholesale's stock price today?

One share of COST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $193.97.

How big of a company is Costco Wholesale?

Costco Wholesale has a market capitalization of $84.85 billion and generates $129.03 billion in revenue each year. The retailer earns $2.68 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.82 on an earnings per share basis. Costco Wholesale employs 231,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Costco Wholesale?

Costco Wholesale's mailing address is 999 LAKE DRIVE, ISSAQUAH WA, 98027. The retailer can be reached via phone at 425-313-8100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Costco Wholesale (COST)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,191 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  676 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,867
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Costco Wholesale and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe COST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe COST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
27 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Costco Wholesale in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $192.5178, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 0.75%. The high price target for COST is $223.00 and the low price target for COST is $140.00. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.782.742.742.67
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
21 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
20 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
20 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
18 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $192.5178$191.00$189.1250$178.2692
Price Target Upside: 0.75% downside1.94% upside2.22% downside12.50% upside

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/16/2018Wells FargoUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$191.42 -> $188.91HighView Rating Details
3/8/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform -> Outperform$209.00 -> $205.00LowView Rating Details
2/12/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$200.00LowView Rating Details
1/24/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$223.00LowView Rating Details
1/12/2018Gordon HaskettUpgradeAccumulate -> Buy$191.00LowView Rating Details
1/12/2018Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform -> Outperform$195.00LowView Rating Details
1/8/2018OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$180.00 -> $210.00LowView Rating Details
1/5/2018Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
12/19/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$208.00LowView Rating Details
12/15/2017Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Price TargetPositive$205.00 -> $215.00LowView Rating Details
12/15/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$175.00LowView Rating Details
12/15/2017CowenSet Price TargetBuy$214.00LowView Rating Details
12/15/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$185.00 -> $200.00MediumView Rating Details
12/15/2017UBSBoost Price TargetBuy$210.00MediumView Rating Details
12/15/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$215.00HighView Rating Details
12/14/2017Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingNeutral -> HoldMediumView Rating Details
12/4/2017Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageBuyLowView Rating Details
12/4/2017JPMorgan ChaseReiterated RatingBuy$200.00MediumView Rating Details
11/22/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$192.00N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$187.00 -> $190.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Deutsche BankSet Price TargetHold$172.00 -> $155.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingHoldMediumView Rating Details
6/26/2017Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$173.00LowView Rating Details
6/20/2017Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$190.00LowView Rating Details
6/16/2017Goldman SachsDowngradeConviction-Buy -> Neutral$197.00 -> $176.00LowView Rating Details
3/3/2017InstinetReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/1/2016NomuraSet Price TargetBuy$185.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2016Edward JonesUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
9/7/2016Piper JaffrayReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/29/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Peer PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/25/2016 forward)

Earnings

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Earnings Estimates

2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.78
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20183$1.32$1.40$1.37
Q2 20183$1.42$1.48$1.45
Q3 20183$1.66$1.70$1.68
Q4 20183$2.18$2.35$2.28

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ COST) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/31/2018N/AView Earnings Details
3/7/2018Q2 2018$1.45$1.42$32.7315 billion$32.9950 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/14/2017Q1 2018$1.35$1.36$31.0117 billion$31.8090 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/5/2017Q4 2017$2.02$2.08$41.5452 billion$42.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2017Q3$1.31$1.40$28.5702 billion$28.86 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2017Q2 2017$1.36$1.17$29.7501 billion$29.7660 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/7/2016Q1 2017$1.19$1.24$28.30 billion$28.0990 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/29/2016Q416$1.73$1.77$36.5736 billion$36.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/25/2016Q316$1.23$1.24$26.9757 billion$26.7690 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2016Q2$1.28$1.24$28.5837 billion$28.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/8/2015Q1 2016$1.17$1.09$27.6353 billion$27.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/29/2015Q415$1.66$1.73ViewListenView Earnings Details
5/27/2015Q315$1.15$1.17$26.5678 billion$26.1010 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
12/12/2012Q1 2013$0.93$0.95ViewN/AView 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$18.8098 billion$19.2390 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/6/2010Q4 2010$0.95$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2010Q2 2010$0.71$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/10/2009Q1 2010$0.59$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/7/2009Q4 2009$0.77$0.83ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/28/2009Q3 2009$0.54$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2009Q2 2009$0.60$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/11/2008Q1 2009$0.62$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/8/2008Q4 2008$0.92$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2008Q3 2008$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2008Q2 2008$0.74$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Dividend Information

Costco Wholesale pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.03%. COST's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Friday, May 25. The company has grown its dividend for the last 14 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 12.40% each year. Costco Wholesale pays out 34.36% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Next Dividend:5/25/2018
Annual Dividend:$2.00
Dividend Yield:1.03%
Dividend Growth:12.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:34.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
29.54% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
26.08% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:14 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Frequency:Quarterly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/24/2018quarterly$0.571.18%5/10/20185/11/20185/25/2018
1/30/2018quarterly$0.501.06%2/15/20182/16/20183/2/2018
10/30/2017quarterly$0.501.23%11/16/201711/17/201712/1/2017
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$0.35500.99%2/11/20152/13/20152/27/2015
10/28/2014quarterly$0.35501.08%11/12/201411/14/201411/28/2014
6/23/2014quarterly$0.35501.22%7/9/20147/11/20147/25/2014
4/29/2014quarterly$0.35501.23%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$0.27501.07%2/6/20132/8/20132/22/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ COST) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.58%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 72.94%
Insider Trading History for Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ COST) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
4/19/2018Russell D MillerInsiderSell12,393$194.12$2,405,729.161View SEC Filing  
4/2/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$186.91$560,730.008,654View SEC Filing  
3/22/2018Timothy L RoseVPSell12,000$184.46$2,213,520.0022,903View SEC Filing  
3/12/2018Paul G MoultonVPSell11,674$188.98$2,206,152.5233,573View SEC Filing  
3/9/2018Timothy L RoseVPSell17,000$185.33$3,150,610.0034,903View SEC Filing  
3/1/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$191.31$573,930.008,654View SEC Filing  
2/1/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$193.41$580,230.008,654View SEC Filing  
1/18/2018Paul G MoultonVPSell6,985$187.92$1,312,621.2045,248View SEC Filing  
1/17/2018James D SinegalDirectorSell30,000$192.06$5,761,800.00746,209View SEC Filing  
1/12/2018Richard A GalantiVPSell5,000$191.62$958,100.0032,880View SEC Filing  
1/8/2018Daniel M HinesInsiderSell5,000$188.62$943,100.0030,853View SEC Filing  
1/8/2018Roland Michael VachrisVPSell5,200$187.98$977,496.0015,694View SEC Filing  
1/5/2018James P MurphyVPSell5,000$187.48$937,400.0053,834View SEC Filing  
1/2/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$187.23$561,690.008,654View SEC Filing  
12/18/2017Richard M LibensonDirectorSell20,000$193.03$3,860,600.003,919View SEC Filing  
12/18/2017Timothy L RoseVPSell5,000$193.20$966,000.0052,529View SEC Filing  
12/1/2017John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$183.26$549,780.008,654View SEC Filing  
11/13/2017John D MckayInsiderSell8,111$172.78$1,401,418.5866,751View SEC Filing  
11/10/2017Richard A GalantiCFOSell3,000$170.95$512,850.0035,225View SEC Filing  
11/9/2017Paul G MoultonVPSell4,381$168.16$736,708.9652,858View SEC Filing  
11/1/2017John W MeisenbachDirectorSell1,000$161.97$161,970.008,654View SEC Filing  
10/24/2017Dennis R ZookVPSell5,000$161.92$809,600.00626View SEC Filing  
10/24/2017Richard M LibensonDirectorSell2,350$162.00$380,700.004,109View SEC Filing  
10/20/2017Richard A GalantiVPSell5,000$160.58$802,900.0041,396View SEC Filing  
10/2/2017John W MeisenbachDirectorSell1,000$164.92$164,920.006,974View SEC Filing  
9/1/2017John W MeisenbachDirectorSell1,000$157.59$157,590.006,974View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017John W MeisenbachDirectorSell1,000$159.25$159,250.004,974View SEC Filing  
7/3/2017John W MeisenbachDirectorSell1,000$160.28$160,280.005,974View SEC Filing  
6/7/2017James P MurphyVPSell5,000$181.30$906,500.0048,845View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Daniel M HinesInsiderSell5,000$181.32$906,600.0028,786View SEC Filing  
6/5/2017John D MckayInsiderSell3,000$181.60$544,800.0062,607View SEC Filing  
3/24/2017James D SinegalDirectorSell100,000$166.35$16,635,000.00717,296View SEC Filing  
3/16/2017Timothy L RoseVPSell4,000$166.95$667,800.0044,049View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017James D SinegalDirectorSell17,000$164.52$2,796,840.00792,594View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017John D MckayInsiderSell4,948$168.25$832,501.0064,532View SEC Filing  
1/11/2017Roland Michael VachrisVPSell3,180$161.73$514,301.407,123View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017Dennis R. ZookVPSell7,000$161.12$1,127,840.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Paul G MoultonVPSell14,189$161.98$2,298,334.2252,604View SEC Filing  
12/28/2016David S PettersonInsiderSell700$161.13$112,791.0020,926View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Richard A GalantiVPSell1,560$160.22$249,943.2030,895View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016David S PettersonInsiderSell4,000$158.55$634,200.0021,626View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Paul G MoultonVPSell11,715$158.93$1,861,864.9566,793View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Richard A GalantiVPSell3,111$148.89$463,196.7933,539View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Richard A GalantiVPSell1,930$143.53$277,012.9036,650View SEC Filing  
10/26/2016David S PettersonInsiderSell3,000$151.10$453,300.0025,626View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016Richard M LibensonDirectorSell2,385$151.00$360,135.004,449View SEC Filing  
10/12/2016Timothy L RoseVPSell4,000$151.12$604,480.0051,045View SEC Filing  
10/7/2016James D SinegalDirectorSell20,114$149.02$2,997,388.28768,136View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016John W MeisenbachDirectorSell5,737$167.74$962,324.384,652View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Jill S RuckelshausDirectorSell7,442$167.10$1,243,558.2018,566View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016Jill S RuckelshausDirectorSell6,180$166.03$1,026,065.4026,008View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016Douglas W SchuttVPSell14,656$166.76$2,444,034.5640,184View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016John D MckayEVPSell7,500$166.58$1,249,350.0058,535View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016Richard A GalantiCFOSell2,400$167.08$400,992.0030,536View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016John D MckayEVPSell4,455$159.00$708,345.0066,035View SEC Filing  
3/24/2016Timothy L RoseVPSell1,777$151.25$268,771.2545,676View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Franz E LazarusVPSell20,000$153.44$3,068,800.0027,588View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016James P MurphyVPSell15,000$154.45$2,316,750.0057,412View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Dennis R ZookVPSell4,075$152.96$623,312.0028,158View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015Paul G MoultonVPSell19,095$162.64$3,105,610.8068,539View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015John W StantonDirectorBuy10,000$155.40$1,554,000.0013,456View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015David S PettersonInsiderSell3,800$158.62$602,756.0022,406View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015James P MurphyVPSell12,000$156.81$1,881,720.0058,037View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Richard A GalantiCFOSell1,500$158.29$237,435.0031,336View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015David S PettersonInsiderSell3,738$157.50$588,735.0026,206View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015Richard A. GalantiCFOSell3,452$157.30$542,999.6032,836View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Douglas W SchuttVPSell25,000$156.90$3,922,500.0054,840View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Richard M LibensonDirectorSell7,790$154.97$1,207,216.307,442View SEC Filing  
10/13/2015Joseph P PorteraVPSell10,000$152.75$1,527,500.0023,291View SEC Filing  
10/12/2015Dennis R ZookVPSell9,000$153.96$1,385,640.0036,685View SEC Filing  
10/12/2015John D MckayEVPSell6,779$154.00$1,043,966.0074,046View SEC Filing  
10/9/2015Jeffrey H. BrotmanChairmanSell42,493$154.01$6,544,346.93107,452View SEC Filing  
10/9/2015Richard A. GalantiCFOSell5,500$152.87$840,785.0040,446View 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$459,040.00887,806View SEC Filing  
4/15/2014James SinegalDirectorSell4,000$112.58$450,320.00891,806View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014James MurphyVPSell10,000$112.00$1,120,000.0055,317View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014James SinegalDirectorSell4,000$114.00$456,000.00895,806View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014John MckayEVPSell3,000$114.00$342,000.0065,941View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Richard GalantiCFOSell15,164$114.54$1,736,884.5650,168View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014W Craig JelinekCEOSell41,444$114.01$4,725,030.44237,228View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Timothy RoseVPSell5,000$115.31$576,550.0036,579View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014James SinegalDirectorSell4,000$116.07$464,280.00908,048View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013James SinegalDirectorSell8,000$117.92$943,360.00915,294View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013James SinegalDirectorSell8,000$123.66$989,280.00923,294View 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$946,880.00938,391View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013James SinegalDirectorSell8,000$112.56$900,480.00946,391View 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)

Headlines

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ COST) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Costco Hikes Dividend: 3 More Things That May Arouse InterestCostco Hikes Dividend: 3 More Things That May Arouse Interest
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 5:44 PM
BRIEF-Costco Wholesale Corp Announces An Increase In Quarterly Cash DividendBRIEF-Costco Wholesale Corp Announces An Increase In Quarterly Cash Dividend
www.reuters.com - April 25 at 8:00 AM
Critical Survey: Costco Wholesale (COST) and The CompetitionCritical Survey: Costco Wholesale (COST) and The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 3:06 AM
Head to Head Contrast: Costco Wholesale (COST) versus Its PeersHead to Head Contrast: Costco Wholesale (COST) versus Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 11:02 PM
Costco Wholesale Co. (COST) Plans Dividend Increase - $0.57 Per ShareCostco Wholesale Co. (COST) Plans Dividend Increase - $0.57 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 6:18 PM
Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces an Increase in Its Quarterly Cash DividendCostco Wholesale Corporation Announces an Increase in Its Quarterly Cash Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 5:48 PM
Costco increases dividend to 57 cents a shareCostco increases dividend to 57 cents a share
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 5:48 PM
Costco Wholesale (COST) & The Competition Financial ComparisonCostco Wholesale (COST) & The Competition Financial Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 5:14 PM
Is Prime Really Beating Costco Wholesale Corporation?Is Prime Really Beating Costco Wholesale Corporation?
investorplace.com - April 24 at 10:15 AM
Costcos Sturdy Pillars Help Stock Ascend 19% in 6 MonthsCostco's Sturdy Pillars Help Stock Ascend 19% in 6 Months
finance.yahoo.com - April 23 at 5:25 PM
Here's What the Future of Retail Could Look LikeHere's What the Future of Retail Could Look Like
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 5:29 PM
Contrasting Costco Wholesale (COST) and Its CompetitorsContrasting Costco Wholesale (COST) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 3:31 AM
Costco Wholesale (COST) Stock Rating Upgraded by UBSCostco Wholesale (COST) Stock Rating Upgraded by UBS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 5:52 PM
How Amazon Prime Compares to These 3 Leading Membership-Based BusinessesHow Amazon Prime Compares to These 3 Leading Membership-Based Businesses
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 8:03 AM
Russell D. Miller Sells 12,393 Shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (COST) StockRussell D. Miller Sells 12,393 Shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (COST) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 7:19 PM
Costco Wholesale (COST) Downgraded by BMO Capital MarketsCostco Wholesale (COST) Downgraded by BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 6:57 PM
National Business Group on Health Recognizes Costco Wholesale Corporation with ...National Business Group on Health Recognizes Costco Wholesale Corporation with ...
globenewswire.com - April 19 at 5:56 PM
Amazon Primes Membership and Retention Are Higher Than CostcosAmazon Prime's Membership and Retention Are Higher Than Costco's
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 5:56 PM
Comparing Costco Wholesale (COST) & The CompetitionComparing Costco Wholesale (COST) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 3:13 PM
Contrasting Costco Wholesale (COST) and The CompetitionContrasting Costco Wholesale (COST) and The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 5:35 AM
Amazon Prime has more members than Costco, Bezos revealsAmazon Prime has more members than Costco, Bezos reveals
www.marketwatch.com - April 18 at 7:46 PM
Costco Wholesale (COST) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClubCostco Wholesale (COST) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 6:54 PM
Costco Wholesale: Adapting To The Changing LandscapeCostco Wholesale: Adapting To The Changing Landscape
seekingalpha.com - April 18 at 5:54 PM
Costco Wholesale (COST) & Its Peers Critical ReviewCostco Wholesale (COST) & Its Peers Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:18 PM
The Hidden Metric That Allows Amazon to Dominate Online RetailThe Hidden Metric That Allows Amazon to Dominate Online Retail
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:00 AM
Costco Stock Could Break Out After Analyst UpgradesCostco Stock Could Break Out After Analyst Upgrades
www.investopedia.com - April 17 at 6:13 PM
Former Costco Wholesale Executives Bring Transparency To Fast FoodFormer Costco Wholesale Executives Bring Transparency To Fast Food
www.bizjournals.com - April 17 at 6:13 PM
Costco to Gain on Tax Benefits: Wells FargoCostco to Gain on Tax Benefits: Wells Fargo
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 6:13 PM
Costco Wholesale (COST) & Its Competitors Head-To-Head SurveyCostco Wholesale (COST) & Its Competitors Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 5:23 PM
Costco Wholesale Corporation Stock Looks OverextendedCostco Wholesale Corporation Stock Looks Overextended
investorplace.com - April 17 at 10:49 AM
Costco Wholesale (COST) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at VetrCostco Wholesale (COST) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 11:29 PM
Costco Wholesale (COST) vs. Its Peers Financial ReviewCostco Wholesale (COST) vs. Its Peers Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 9:17 PM
Costco Wholesale Corporations Stellar Sales Growth Continued in MarchCostco Wholesale Corporation's Stellar Sales Growth Continued in March
www.fool.com - April 16 at 5:44 PM
Is Costco Wholesale Corporation a Buy?Is Costco Wholesale Corporation a Buy?
www.msn.com - April 16 at 5:44 PM
Costcos Next Special Dividend May Be Coming Sooner Than Investors RealizeCostco's Next Special Dividend May Be Coming Sooner Than Investors Realize
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 5:44 PM
Costco Wholesale (COST) Stock Rating Upgraded by Wells FargoCostco Wholesale (COST) Stock Rating Upgraded by Wells Fargo
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 7:39 AM
Reviewing Costco Wholesale (COST) & Its CompetitorsReviewing Costco Wholesale (COST) & Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 1:20 AM
Costco Wholesale (COST) Upgraded to Hold by BidaskClubCostco Wholesale (COST) Upgraded to Hold by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 7:27 AM
Costco Wholesale (COST) Given a $173.00 Price Target by Stifel Nicolaus AnalystsCostco Wholesale (COST) Given a $173.00 Price Target by Stifel Nicolaus Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 9:27 PM
Turnberry Associates buys Costco property on Biscayne Boulevard for $17MTurnberry Associates buys Costco property on Biscayne Boulevard for $17M
www.bizjournals.com - April 13 at 5:49 PM
Costco Hasnt Made Up Its MindCostco Hasn't Made Up Its Mind
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 5:49 PM
Mark Zuckerbergs Facebook hearing notes included a Costco-related Jeff Bezos quoteMark Zuckerberg's Facebook hearing notes included a Costco-related Jeff Bezos quote
www.bizjournals.com - April 13 at 8:00 AM
Jim Cramer: Earnings Will Matter, and They Sure Mattered TodayJim Cramer: Earnings Will Matter, and They Sure Mattered Today
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 8:00 AM
Costco Wholesale Co. (COST) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $31.32 BillionCostco Wholesale Co. (COST) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $31.32 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 4:51 AM
Head to Head Review: Costco Wholesale (COST) vs. Its PeersHead to Head Review: Costco Wholesale (COST) vs. Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 11:19 PM
Costcos (COST) Stellar Comps Performance Continues in 2018Costco's (COST) Stellar Comps Performance Continues in 2018
www.msn.com - April 12 at 5:59 PM
Costcos stock rallies after upbeat monthly sales dataCostco's stock rallies after upbeat monthly sales data
www.marketwatch.com - April 12 at 5:59 PM
Should You Be Holding Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Right Now?Should You Be Holding Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Right Now?
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 5:59 PM
Costco Wholesale Co. Stock Climbs 0% Following Same-Store Sales Report (NASDAQ:COST)Costco Wholesale Co. Stock Climbs 0% Following Same-Store Sales Report (NASDAQ:COST)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 9:01 AM
Costco Wholesale March Comparable Sales Up 8.6%Costco Wholesale March Comparable Sales Up 8.6%
www.nasdaq.com - April 12 at 8:00 AM

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