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326.77

Change

-1.23 -0.38%

Volume

Volume 1.15m

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$ 326.77

Change

-1.23 -0.38%

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Day high

$325.62

$329.32

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52 week high

$262.71

$329.32

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Company Description

Costco Wholesale Corp. engages in the operation of membership warehouses. Its product categories include food and sundries, hardlines, fresh foods, softlines, and ancillary. It operates through the following segments: Unites States Operations, Canadian Operations, and Other International Operations....

Costco Wholesale Corp. engages in the operation of membership warehouses. Its product categories include food and sundries, hardlines, fresh foods, softlines, and ancillary. It operates through the following segments: Unites States Operations, Canadian Operations, and Other International Operations. The company was founded by James D. Sinegal and Jeffrey H. Brotman in 1983 and is headquartered in Issaquah, WA.

Valuation

P/E Current

39.70

P/E Ratio (with extraordinary items)

39.24

P/E Ratio (without extraordinary items)

35.68

Price to Sales Ratio

0.85

Price to Book Ratio

8.50

Price to Cash Flow Ratio

20.54

Enterprise Value to EBITDA

20.38

Enterprise Value to Sales

0.84

Total Debt to Enterprise Value

0.06

Efficiency

Revenue/Employee

601,193.00

Income Per Employee

14,406.00

Receivables Turnover

95.32

Total Asset Turnover

3.54

Liquidity

Current Ratio

1.01

Quick Ratio

0.52

Cash Ratio

0.41

Profitability

Gross Margin

12.98

Operating Margin

3.16

Pretax Margin

3.12

Net Margin

2.40

Return on Assets

8.49

Return on Equity

26.10

Return on Total Capital

22.48

Return on Invested Capital

18.10

Capital Structure

Total Debt to Total Equity

47.52

Total Debt to Total Capital

32.21

Total Debt to Total Assets

15.96

Long-Term Debt to Equity

36.21

Long-Term Debt to Total Capital

24.54

Officers and Executives

Name Age Officer Since Title
Mr. Walter Craig Jelinek 66 1984 President
Mr. James Patrick Murphy 66 2004 Chief Operating Officer-International & EVP
Mr. Richard A. Galanti 63 1993 Chief Financial Officer, Director & Executive VP
Mr. Paul G. Moulton 68 2001 Executive Vice President-Information Systems
Mr. Pat Callans - - Senior VP-Human Resources & Risk Management

Insider Actions

– Purchase – Sale 1 – Number of Transactions
Date Name Shares Transaction Value
07/14/2020 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
5,000   Disposition at $326 per share. 1,630,000
07/13/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,000   Disposition at $326.5 per share. 326,500
07/13/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,000   Disposition at $326.7 per share. 326,700
07/02/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
685   Disposition at $308.5 per share. 211,322
07/01/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,155   Disposition at $302.57 per share. 349,468
06/19/2020 Roland Michael Vachris
Executive VP
4,000   Disposition at $300.95 per share. 1,203,800
06/11/2020 Timothy L. Rose
Executive VP
6,000   Disposition at $308.05 per share. 1,848,300
06/05/2020 Pat Callans
Executive VP
2,500   Disposition at $309.22 per share. 773,050
06/05/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,995   Disposition at $312 per share. 622,440
06/05/2020 Daniel M. Hines
5,000   Disposition at $309.3 per share. 1,546,500
04/22/2020 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
5,000   Disposition at $310 per share. 1,550,000
04/20/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,000   Disposition at $314.83 per share. 314,830
03/20/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,000   Disposition at $297 per share. 297,000
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MarketWatch News on COST

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    10:50 a.m. Today

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  3. Dow Falls, Nasdaq Rises as New Jobless Claims Remain High

    4:33 p.m. July 9, 2020

    - Steve Goldstein

  4. Jobless Numbers, Virus Concerns Weigh on Stocks

    3:17 p.m. July 9, 2020

    - Teresa Rivas

  5. Costco stock price target raised to $355 from $335 at Oppenheimer

    8:17 a.m. July 9, 2020

    - Tomi Kilgore

  6. Costco June sales rise 11% to $16 billion

    4:34 p.m. July 8, 2020

    - Claudia Assis

  7. How Retail Stocks Would Fare in a Blue Wave

    10:28 a.m. July 7, 2020

    - Teresa Rivas

  8. Costco Reports June Sales This Week. Here’s What to Expect.

    10:17 a.m. July 6, 2020

    - Teresa Rivas

  9. Meet Barron’s Top CEOs of 2020

    9:36 a.m. June 29, 2020

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Other News on COST

  1. Coronavirus Cases Rise in Several States; Oklahoma Governor Tests Positive

    26 min ago

    - Sarah Krouse

  2. Walmart to Require Shoppers to Wear Masks in All U.S. Stores

    50 min ago

    - Dave Sebastian

  3. Walmart Mandates Face Masks in All US Stores

    1:06 p.m. Today

    - 247WallSt.com

  4. Best Buy to Require Shoppers to Wear Masks Inside Stores

    5:55 p.m. July 14, 2020

    - Sharon Terlep

  5. How the U.S. Constitution Is Helping Inovio Pharmaceuticals

    11:42 a.m. July 14, 2020

    - InvestorPlace.com

  6. Walmart & 3 Other Retailers Stand Out on E-commerce Boom

    9:53 a.m. July 14, 2020

    - Zacks.com

  7. United Airlines Stock Charts Are Breaking Down as Covid-19 Cases Jump

    7:47 a.m. July 14, 2020

    - InvestorPlace.com

  8. How to Build a Portfolio According to Charlie Munger

    11:35 a.m. July 13, 2020

    - GuruFocus.com

  9. Costco adds a new bull as growth story plays on

    8:01 a.m. July 13, 2020

    - Seeking Alpha

  10. 3 Stocks to Buy That Could Continue Their Monster Rallies

    2:20 p.m. July 10, 2020

    - InvestorPlace.com

  11. Wall Street Breakfast: Return Of The Stay-At-Home Trade

    7:05 a.m. July 10, 2020

    - Seeking Alpha

  12. Costco Can't Stop Winning

    5:25 a.m. July 10, 2020

    - Seeking Alpha

  13. Pandemic has meatpackers thinking about automation

    2:42 a.m. July 10, 2020

    - Seeking Alpha

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At a Glance

Costco Wholesale Corp.

999 Lake Drive

Issaquah, Washington 98027-8990

Phone

1 4253138100

Industry

Mixed Retailing

Sector

Retail/Wholesale

Fiscal Year-end

08/2020

Revenue

$152.70B

Net Income

$3.66B

2019 Sales Growth

7.9%

Employees

254,000

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Press Releases on COST

  1. Thursday's ETF with Unusual Volume: PWB

    12:13 p.m. July 9, 2020

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

  2. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports June Sales Results

    4:15 p.m. July 8, 2020

    - GlobeNewswire

  3. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports June Sales Results

    4:15 p.m. July 8, 2020

    - GlobeNewswire

  4. COSTCO AUTO PROGRAM ANNOUNCES AUDI EMPLOYEE PRICING

    9:00 a.m. July 1, 2020

    - GlobeNewswire

  5. COSTCO AUTO PROGRAM ANNOUNCES AUDI EMPLOYEE PRICING

    9:00 a.m. July 1, 2020

    - GlobeNewswire

  6. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports May Sales Results

    4:15 p.m. June 3, 2020

    - GlobeNewswire

  7. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports May Sales Results

    4:15 p.m. June 3, 2020

    - GlobeNewswire

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