Costco Wholesale Corp.

NAS: COST

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333.17

Change

+1.40 +0.42%

Volume

Volume 288,360

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Previous close

$ 331.77

$ 333.17

Change

+1.40 +0.42%

Day low

Day high

$332.80

$334.69

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52 week high

$276.34

$393.15

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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

36.80

P/E Ratio (with extraordinary items)

34.10

P/E Ratio (without extraordinary items)

38.64

Price to Sales Ratio

0.93

Price to Book Ratio

8.41

Price to Cash Flow Ratio

17.45

Enterprise Value to EBITDA

18.95

Enterprise Value to Sales

0.92

Total Debt to Enterprise Value

0.07

Efficiency

Revenue/Employee

610,846.00

Income Per Employee

14,659.00

Receivables Turnover

108.11

Total Asset Turnover

3.30

Liquidity

Current Ratio

1.13

Quick Ratio

0.64

Cash Ratio

0.54

Profitability

Gross Margin

13.15

Operating Margin

3.64

Pretax Margin

3.22

Net Margin

2.40

Return on Assets

7.93

Return on Equity

23.87

Return on Total Capital

23.10

Return on Invested Capital

16.08

Capital Structure

Total Debt to Total Equity

60.63

Total Debt to Total Capital

37.75

Total Debt to Total Assets

19.95

Long-Term Debt to Equity

58.68

Long-Term Debt to Total Capital

36.53

Officers and Executives

Name Age Officer Since Title
Mr. Hamilton Evans James 68 1988 Lead Independent Director
Mr. Walter Craig Jelinek 66 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Mr. James Patrick Murphy 67 2004 Chief Operating Officer-International & EVP
Mr. Richard A. Galanti 63 1993 CFO, Director, EVP & Head-Investor Relations
Mr. Paul G. Moulton 68 2001 Executive Vice President-Information Systems

Insider Actions

– Purchase – Sale 1 – Number of Transactions
Date Name Shares Transaction Value
01/27/2021 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
301   Disposition at $362.5 per share. 109,112
01/27/2021 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
393   Disposition at $364 per share. 143,052
01/13/2021 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
560   Disposition at $368 per share. 206,080
01/13/2021 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
100   Disposition at $365.18 per share. 36,518
01/13/2021 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
539   Disposition at $365.15 per share. 196,815
01/08/2021 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
9,015   Disposition at $366.5 per share. 3,303,997
12/30/2020 Richard A. Galanti
Executive VP and CFO; Director
1,000   Disposition at $374.49 per share. 374,490
12/30/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
861   Disposition at $375.75 per share. 323,520
12/29/2020 Richard A. Galanti
Executive VP and CFO; Director
500   Gift at $0 per share. 0
12/21/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,000   Disposition at $362.59 per share. 362,590
12/14/2020 Pat Callans
Executive VP
2,500   Disposition at $374.64 per share. 936,600
12/14/2020 Russell D. Miller
Executive Vice President
5,000   Disposition at $377.24 per share. 1,886,200
12/11/2020 Charles Thomas Munger
Director
34   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 Richard M. Libenson
Director
34   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 Pat Callans
Executive VP
288   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
288   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 Hamilton Evans James
Chairman of the Board; Director
34   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
186   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 Jeffrey Scott Raikes
Director
34   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 John W. Stanton
Director
34   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
34   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 Daniel M. Hines
242   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 Mary Agnes Wilderotter
Director
34   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 Kenneth D. Denman
Director
34   Award at $0 per share. 0
12/11/2020 Sally Jewell
Director
23   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 Charles Thomas Munger
Director
719   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 Richard M. Libenson
Director
719   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 Hamilton Evans James
Chairman of the Board; Director
719   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 Jeffrey Scott Raikes
Director
719   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 John W. Stanton
Director
719   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
719   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 Daniel M. Hines
4,500   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 Mary Agnes Wilderotter
Director
719   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 Kenneth D. Denman
Director
719   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 Sally Jewell
Director
719   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2020 Pat Callans
Executive VP
564   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 211,923
10/22/2020 Pat Callans
Executive VP
710   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 266,782
10/22/2020 Pat Callans
Executive VP
500   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 187,875
10/22/2020 Pat Callans
Executive VP
540   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 202,905
10/22/2020 Pat Callans
Executive VP
509   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 191,256
10/22/2020 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
563   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 211,547
10/22/2020 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
709   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 266,406
10/22/2020 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
500   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 187,875
10/22/2020 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
540   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 202,905
10/22/2020 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
509   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 191,256
10/22/2020 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
311   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 116,858
10/22/2020 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
355   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 133,391
10/22/2020 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
490   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 184,117
10/22/2020 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
530   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 199,147
10/22/2020 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
499   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 187,499
10/22/2020 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
1,408   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 529,056
10/22/2020 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
1,417   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 532,437
10/22/2020 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
1,470   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 552,352
10/22/2020 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
1,059   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 397,919
10/22/2020 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
499   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 187,499
10/22/2020 Daniel M. Hines
592   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 222,444
10/22/2020 Daniel M. Hines
287   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 107,840
10/22/2020 Daniel M. Hines
361   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 135,645
10/22/2020 Daniel M. Hines
451   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 169,463
10/22/2020 Daniel M. Hines
334   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 125,500
10/22/2020 Daniel M. Hines
236   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $375.75 per share. 88,677
09/30/2020 Kenneth D. Denman
Director
300   Disposition at $355.68 per share. 106,704
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  4. Costco to Raise Minimum Hourly Wage to $16, as Congress Debates $15

    2:50 p.m. Feb. 25, 2021

    - Dow Jones Newswires

  5. Dollar Stores Get Downgrades as BofA Sees Shortfalls

    12:18 p.m. Feb. 25, 2021

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  6. Costco to raise minimum wage for U.S. workers to $16

    11:09 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021

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    10:13 a.m. March 1, 2021

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    10:13 a.m. March 1, 2021

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    10:09 a.m. March 1, 2021

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  8. Costco (COST) Queues Up for Q2 Earnings: Factors to Know

    10:02 a.m. March 1, 2021

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    7:21 a.m. Feb. 28, 2021

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    3:15 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021

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  13. Costco Is Cheap Enough to Own Through 2021

    10:44 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021

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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

08/2021

Revenue

$166.76B

Net Income

$4.00B

2020 Sales Growth

9.2%

Employees

273,000

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Press Releases on COST

  1. Retail Analytics Market Size, Share, Growth, Research and Forecast 2019-2025

    12:28 a.m. Today

    - Market Insight Reports

  2. This Week's Stars Are Zoom, Target and Costco

    10:40 a.m. March 1, 2021

    - IAM Newswire

  3. Costco To Raise Hourly Wage to $16 Starting This Week

    8:59 a.m. March 1, 2021

    - Equities.com

  4. Top Consumer Staples Stocks To Watch In March 2021

    4:44 p.m. Feb. 27, 2021

    - StockMarket.com

  5. Busy Week for Earnings to Start March

    4:00 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021

    - Baystreet.ca

  6. How to trade Costco Wholesale $COST With Risk Controls

    7:54 a.m. Feb. 13, 2021

    - Stock Traders Daily

  7. How to trade Costco Wholesale $COST With Risk Controls

    12:54 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021

    - Stock Traders Daily

  8. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports January Sales Results

    4:15 p.m. Feb. 3, 2021

    - GlobeNewswire

  9. How to trade Costco Wholesale $COST With Risk Controls

    3:09 p.m. Jan. 25, 2021

    - Stock Traders Daily

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