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

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$197.82 -0.32 (-0.16 %)
(As of 05/24/2018 09:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$198.17
Today's Range$197.73 - $198.43
52-Week Range$150.00 - $201.77
Volume1,490 shs
Average Volume1.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$87.31 billion
P/E Ratio34.04
Dividend Yield1.15%
Beta0.95

About Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale logoCostco 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 engages in the travel business. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. As of September 3, 2017, it operated 741 membership warehouses, including 514 warehouses in the United States, Washington, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 97 in Canada, 37 in Mexico, 28 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 13 in Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 9 in Australia, 2 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, and 1 in France. 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.

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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 Ratio34.04
Forward P/E Ratio29.22
P/E Growth2.81

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$129.03 billion
Price / Sales0.67
Cash Flow$8.9188 per share
Price / Cash22.18
Book Value$25.26 per share
Price / Book7.83

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

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share on Friday, May 25th. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 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 analysts' expectations of $32.73 billion. Costco Wholesale had a return on equity of 24.74% and a net margin of 2.18%. Costco Wholesale's quarterly revenue was up 10.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $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, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Costco Wholesale.

What price target have analysts set for COST?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Costco Wholesale's shares. Their predictions range from $140.00 to $224.00. On average, they expect Costco Wholesale's stock price to reach $193.8296 in the next year. 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 climbed 10.9% in the month of April. Costco Wholesale stock rose by 0% in the first full-day of trading following the report.

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:
  • Mr. W. Craig Jelinek, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. James D. Sinegal, Co-Founder & Director (Age 82)
  • Mr. Richard A. Galanti, Exec. VP, CFO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Paul G. Moulton, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 67)
  • Mr. Joseph P. Portera, Exec. VP, COO of Eastern & Canadian Divisions and Chief Diversity Officer (Age 66)

Has Costco Wholesale been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about COST stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Costco Wholesale earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the retailer an impact score of 47.54 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Costco Wholesale's major shareholders?

Costco Wholesale's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.98%), Northern Trust Corp (1.41%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (1.01%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.62%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.57%) and Legal & General Group Plc (0.52%). Company insiders that own Costco Wholesale stock include Daniel M Hines, David S Petterson, Dennis R Zook, Douglas W Schutt, James D Sinegal, James P Murphy, Jill S Ruckelshaus, John D Mckay, John W Meisenbach, Paul G Moulton, Richard A Galanti, Richard M Libenson, Roland Michael Vachris, Russell D Miller and Timothy L Rose. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Costco Wholesale.

Which major investors are selling Costco Wholesale stock?

COST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Millennium Management LLC, AGF Investments Inc., Swiss National Bank, Northern Trust Corp, BlackRock Inc., Honeywell International Inc. and Federated Investors Inc. PA. Company insiders that have sold Costco Wholesale company stock in the last year include Daniel M Hines, 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, Russell D Miller and Timothy L Rose. View Insider Buying and Selling for Costco Wholesale.

Which major investors are buying Costco Wholesale stock?

COST stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Carmignac Gestion, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, CI Investments Inc., Tyvor Capital LLC, Smith Asset Management Group LP and Mackay Shields LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Costco Wholesale.

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 $198.14.

How big of a company is Costco Wholesale?

Costco Wholesale has a market capitalization of $87.31 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:  1,194 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  679 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,873
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?)
28 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Costco Wholesale in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $193.8296, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 2.02%. The high price target for COST is $224.00 and the low price target for COST is $140.00. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 22 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: 2.792.782.752.65
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
22 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
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)
21 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
17 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $193.8296$192.5178$190.3750$178.56
Price Target Upside: 2.02% downside1.91% upside5.14% upside4.04% 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
5/16/2018Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$224.00LowView Rating Details
4/16/2018Wells Fargo & CoUpgradeMarket 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 Chase & Co.Reiterated 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 Sachs GroupDowngradeConviction-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 Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2016 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: $6.79
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20183$1.32$1.40$1.37
Q2 20183$1.42$1.48$1.45
Q3 20183$1.68$1.70$1.69
Q4 20183$2.18$2.35$2.28

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ COST) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/31/2018$1.67N/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 $2.28 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.15%. 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 39.18% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Next Dividend:5/25/2018
Annual Dividend:$2.28
Dividend Yield:1.15%
Dividend Growth:12.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio(s):39.18% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
33.68% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
29.69% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
25.56% (Based on Cash Flow)
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: 0.74%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.49%
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
5/1/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$196.49$589,470.008,654View SEC Filing  
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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Is the BJ’s IPO a Threat to Costco Wholesale Corporation?Is the BJ’s IPO a Threat to Costco Wholesale Corporation?
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 8:01 AM
Want to get in on BJ’s IPO? Buy Costco’s stock insteadWant to get in on BJ’s IPO? Buy Costco’s stock instead
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 8:01 AM
Costco’s Third-Quarter Margins Might Remain SoftCostco’s Third-Quarter Margins Might Remain Soft
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 8:01 AM
Costco Wholesale (COST) to Release Earnings on ThursdayCostco Wholesale (COST) to Release Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 1:18 AM
Five Below (FIVE) versus Costco (COST) Financial SurveyFive Below (FIVE) versus Costco (COST) Financial Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 7:11 PM
Opinion: Want to get in on BJs IPO? Buy Costcos stock insteadOpinion: Want to get in on BJ's IPO? Buy Costco's stock instead
www.marketwatch.com - May 23 at 5:52 PM
Analysts Expect Costco’s Third-Quarter Sales to GrowAnalysts Expect Costco’s Third-Quarter Sales to Grow
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 5:52 PM
Is the BJ’s IPO a Threat to Costco Wholesale Corporation?Is the BJ’s IPO a Threat to Costco Wholesale Corporation?
investorplace.com - May 23 at 2:15 PM
BJs Wholesale IPO: 5 things to know about the Costco competitorBJ's Wholesale IPO: 5 things to know about the Costco competitor
www.marketwatch.com - May 22 at 5:19 PM
What Affected Walmart’s Sam’s Club in the First Quarter?What Affected Walmart’s Sam’s Club in the First Quarter?
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 8:04 AM
Dont get taken for a ride this summer at the theme parkDon't get taken for a ride this summer at the theme park
marketbeat.com - May 21 at 10:33 AM
What’s behind Walmart’s Q1 Sales Beat?What’s behind Walmart’s Q1 Sales Beat?
finance.yahoo.com - May 21 at 8:01 AM
Blue Apron Partners With Costco, but That Doesnt Make Its Stock a BuyBlue Apron Partners With Costco, but That Doesn't Make Its Stock a Buy
www.fool.com - May 20 at 7:51 AM
Costco rival BJs Wholesale Club just filed to go public — heres what its like to shop thereCostco rival BJ's Wholesale Club just filed to go public — here's what it's like to shop there
www.businessinsider.com - May 18 at 5:58 PM
A Cost-Saving Breakout Strategy for Costco Wholesale CorporationA Cost-Saving Breakout Strategy for Costco Wholesale Corporation
investorplace.com - May 18 at 9:05 AM
Childrens National Dedicates Costco Wholesale Atrium in Recognition of 30-Year PartnershipChildren's National Dedicates Costco Wholesale Atrium in Recognition of 30-Year Partnership
www.businesswire.com - May 18 at 9:05 AM
Costco rival BJs Wholesale Club files to go publicCostco rival BJ's Wholesale Club files to go public
www.businessinsider.com - May 17 at 5:57 PM
Haks Launches First All-Organic Meal Kit Exclusively in LA Costco StoresHak's Launches First All-Organic Meal Kit Exclusively in LA Costco Stores
www.prnewswire.com - May 17 at 5:57 PM
Trade of the Day: Costco Wholesale Corporation Leads the BreakoutTrade of the Day: Costco Wholesale Corporation Leads the Breakout
investorplace.com - May 17 at 7:48 AM
$31.74 Billion in Sales Expected for Costco (COST) This Quarter$31.74 Billion in Sales Expected for Costco (COST) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 2:54 AM
Costco (COST) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Loop CapitalCostco (COST) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Loop Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 5:31 PM
Oppenheimer Weighs in on Costcos Q3 2018 Earnings (COST)Oppenheimer Weighs in on Costco's Q3 2018 Earnings (COST)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 8:04 AM
17 things Costco members do that make employees cringe17 things Costco members do that make employees cringe
www.businessinsider.com - May 15 at 5:55 PM
Could Target’s Profitability Improve in Fiscal 1Q18?Could Target’s Profitability Improve in Fiscal 1Q18?
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 5:55 PM
Walmart Inc’s Flipkart Deal Should Be a Home RunWalmart Inc’s Flipkart Deal Should Be a Home Run
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 5:55 PM
 Brokerages Anticipate Costco (COST) Will Announce Earnings of $1.67 Per Share Brokerages Anticipate Costco (COST) Will Announce Earnings of $1.67 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 1:29 PM
FY2019 EPS Estimates for Costco Boosted by Analyst (COST)FY2019 EPS Estimates for Costco Boosted by Analyst (COST)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 8:28 AM
Costco now sells its own razors — and its terrible news for GilletteCostco now sells its own razors — and it's terrible news for Gillette
www.businessinsider.com - May 14 at 5:34 PM
What Could Accelerate Walmart’s Digital Sales?What Could Accelerate Walmart’s Digital Sales?
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:25 AM
Costco May Plunge 11% as Growth SlowsCostco May Plunge 11% as Growth Slows
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:25 AM
Costco (COST) April Comps Rise 10.9%, 7.3% Ex-GasCostco (COST) April Comps Rise 10.9%, 7.3% Ex-Gas
www.streetinsider.com - May 10 at 5:58 PM
Blue Apron: 2 Years Of Cash; Costco Sales Add To LossesBlue Apron: 2 Years Of Cash; Costco Sales Add To Losses
seekingalpha.com - May 10 at 5:58 PM
Costco: Growing Online While Stores Keep PerformingCostco: Growing Online While Stores Keep Performing
www.barrons.com - May 10 at 5:58 PM
Costco (COST) Continues With Stellar Comparable Sales RunCostco (COST) Continues With Stellar Comparable Sales Run
www.nasdaq.com - May 10 at 5:58 PM
Why Blue Apron Holding Inc Stock Sold Off TodayWhy Blue Apron Holding Inc Stock Sold Off Today
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 5:58 PM
Costcos  Same Store Sales Numbers Beat Analysts Estimates, Shares Rise by 0% (NASDAQ:COST)Costco's Same Store Sales Numbers Beat Analysts' Estimates, Shares Rise by 0% (NASDAQ:COST)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 9:04 AM
Costco Wholesale April Comparable Sales Up 10.9%Costco Wholesale April Comparable Sales Up 10.9%
www.nasdaq.com - May 10 at 8:00 AM
Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports April Sales ResultsCostco Wholesale Corporation Reports April Sales Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:00 AM
Costco reports strong comp sales in AprilCostco reports strong comp sales in April
seekingalpha.com - May 10 at 6:14 AM
Double digit comparable sales growth for CostcoDouble digit comparable sales growth for Costco
seekingalpha.com - May 10 at 6:14 AM
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 10, 2018Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 10, 2018
www.nasdaq.com - May 9 at 5:57 PM
Seattle pulls in more than $4 million in first months of sugary drink taxSeattle pulls in more than $4 million in first months of sugary drink tax
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 5:57 PM
Walmart–Flipkart Megadeal Announced, Stock Falls More than 4%Walmart–Flipkart Megadeal Announced, Stock Falls More than 4%
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 5:57 PM
Ex-Dividend Alert: Costco Wholesale Boosted its Dividend By 12%; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on May 10, 2018Ex-Dividend Alert: Costco Wholesale Boosted its Dividend By 12%; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on May 10, 2018
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:00 AM
Chefd selling meal kits at Costco, Gelsons, other retailersChef'd selling meal kits at Costco, Gelson's, other retailers
www.bizjournals.com - May 8 at 6:00 PM
Insider tips will save you big money at CostcoInsider tips will save you big money at Costco
www.usatoday.com - May 8 at 6:00 PM
Chef’d selling meal kits at Costco, Gelson’s, other retailersChef’d selling meal kits at Costco, Gelson’s, other retailers
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 6:00 PM
3 retail stocks to buy right now: Technician3 retail stocks to buy right now: Technician
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 8:00 AM
Better Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs. TargetBetter Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs. Target
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 8:00 AM
Costco uses over a pound of cheese for the $9.95 cheese pizzas in its food courtCostco uses over a pound of cheese for the $9.95 cheese pizzas in its food court
www.businessinsider.com - May 7 at 5:52 PM

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