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Costco Wholesale Corp.

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303.50

Change

-0.16 -0.05%

Volume

Volume 131,103

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Previous close

$ 304.59

$ 303.66

Change

-0.93 -0.31%

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Day high

$301.60

$305.44

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$189.51

$307.34

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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

36.76

P/E Ratio (with extraordinary items)

36.80

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

20.72

Enterprise Value to Sales

0.86

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 62 1984 President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Mr. James Patrick Murphy 65 2004 Chief Operating Officer-International & EVP
Mr. Richard A. Galanti 60 1993 CFO, Director & Executive Vice President
Mr. Paul G. Moulton 62 2001 Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
Mr. Patrick J. Callans 57 - Executive VP-Administration & Human Resources

Insider Actions

– Purchase – Sale 1 – Number of Transactions
Date Name Shares Transaction Value
11/13/2019 Richard A. Galanti
Executive VP and CFO; Director
1,984   Disposition at $302.8 per share. 600,755
11/08/2019 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
3,978   Disposition at $303.05 per share. 1,205,532
11/08/2019 Russell D. Miller
Executive Vice President
1,000   Disposition at $302.83 per share. 302,830
10/30/2019 Richard M. Libenson
Director
1,703   Disposition at $298.25 per share. 507,919
10/30/2019 Joseph P. Portera
Executive VP
14,095   Disposition at $299.52 per share. 4,221,734
10/25/2019 Richard M. Libenson
Director
1,703   0
10/25/2019 Joseph P. Portera
Executive VP
9,637   0
10/25/2019 Richard M. Libenson
Director
1,703   0
10/25/2019 Joseph P. Portera
Executive VP
9,637   0
10/23/2019 Daniel M. Hines
5,000   Disposition at $298.46 per share. 1,492,300
10/22/2019 Walter Craig Jelinek
President and CEO; Director
3,723   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 1,116,788
10/22/2019 Walter Craig Jelinek
President and CEO; Director
3,917   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 1,174,982
10/22/2019 Walter Craig Jelinek
President and CEO; Director
3,033   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 909,809
10/22/2019 Walter Craig Jelinek
President and CEO; Director
1,903   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 570,842
10/22/2019 Walter Craig Jelinek
President and CEO; Director
1,129   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 338,666
10/22/2019 Pat Callans
Executive VP
2,483   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 744,825
10/22/2019 Pat Callans
Executive VP
1,499   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 449,655
10/22/2019 Pat Callans
Executive VP
1,350   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 404,959
10/22/2019 Pat Callans
Executive VP
860   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 257,974
10/22/2019 Pat Callans
Executive VP
557   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 167,083
10/22/2019 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
709   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 212,678
10/22/2019 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
500   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 149,985
10/22/2019 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
540   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 161,983
10/22/2019 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
509   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 152,684
10/22/2019 James C Klauer
Executive Vice President
599   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 179,682
10/22/2019 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
355   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 106,489
10/22/2019 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
490   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 146,985
10/22/2019 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
531   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 159,284
10/22/2019 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
499   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 149,685
10/22/2019 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
592   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 177,582
10/22/2019 Richard A. Galanti
Executive VP and CFO; Director
1,772   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 531,546
10/22/2019 Richard A. Galanti
Executive VP and CFO; Director
1,960   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 587,941
10/22/2019 Richard A. Galanti
Executive VP and CFO; Director
1,589   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 476,652
10/22/2019 Richard A. Galanti
Executive VP and CFO; Director
998   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 299,370
10/22/2019 Richard A. Galanti
Executive VP and CFO; Director
592   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 177,582
10/22/2019 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
355   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 106,489
10/22/2019 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
490   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 146,985
10/22/2019 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
531   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 159,284
10/22/2019 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
499   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 149,685
10/22/2019 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
592   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 177,582
10/22/2019 Joseph P. Portera
Executive VP
2,031   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 609,239
10/22/2019 Joseph P. Portera
Executive VP
2,246   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 673,732
10/22/2019 Joseph P. Portera
Executive VP
1,821   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 546,245
10/22/2019 Joseph P. Portera
Executive VP
1,143   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 342,865
10/22/2019 Joseph P. Portera
Executive VP
679   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 203,679
10/22/2019 Daniel M. Hines
719   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 215,678
10/22/2019 Daniel M. Hines
361   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 108,289
10/22/2019 Daniel M. Hines
465   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 139,486
10/22/2019 Daniel M. Hines
334   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 100,189
10/22/2019 Daniel M. Hines
236   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 70,792
10/22/2019 Daniel M. Hines
186   Derivative/Non-derivative trans. at $299.97 per share. 55,794
10/22/2019 Charles Thomas Munger
Director
901   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2019 Richard M. Libenson
Director
901   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2019 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
901   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2019 Hamilton Evans James
Chairman of the Board; Director
901   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2019 Jeffrey Scott Raikes
Director
901   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2019 John W. Meisenbach
Director
901   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2019 John W. Stanton
Director
901   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2019 Daniel M. Hines
5,470   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2019 Mary Agnes Wilderotter
Director
901   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/22/2019 Kenneth D. Denman
Director
901   Award at $0 per share. 0
10/18/2019 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,228   Disposition at $303.05 per share. 372,145
10/17/2019 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,008   Disposition at $302.5 per share. 304,920
10/16/2019 Walter Craig Jelinek
President and CEO; Director
470   Gift at $0 per share. 0
10/11/2019 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
333   Disposition at $297.5 per share. 99,067
10/11/2019 Paul G. Moulton
Executive VP
5,976   Disposition at $298.06 per share. 1,781,206
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MarketWatch News on COST

  1. How to get the best Black Friday deals at Costco

    1:11 p.m. Nov. 16, 2019

    - Courtney Jespersen

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    6:34 p.m. Nov. 15, 2019

    - Ben Levisohn

  3. The best places for big bargains on Black Friday

    4:02 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019

    - Lauren Schwahn

  4. China’s Largest Online Travel Agency Is Going Global

    7:00 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019

    - Reshma Kapadia

  5. For These Retailers, ‘Death by Amazon’ Was a False Alarm

    6:58 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019

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  6. Berkshire Hathaway Investor Loses Faith

    12:09 p.m. Oct. 15, 2019

    - Andrew Bary

  7. Berkshire Hathaway Investor Loses Faith

    12:09 p.m. Oct. 15, 2019

    - Andrew Bary

  8. Costco Sept. same-store sales up 4.2%

    10:53 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019

    - Wallace Witkowski

  9. Costco Stock Rises After Solid Sales Growth in September

    9:48 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019

    - Connor Smith

  10. The Dow Is Rising After Jobs Data. Apple Stock Is Up Too.

    9:08 a.m. Oct. 4, 2019

    - Teresa Rivas

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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. Costco Wholesale $COST Trading Report

    9:32 a.m. Nov. 14, 2019

    - Stock Traders Daily

  2. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports October Sales Results

    4:47 p.m. Nov. 6, 2019

    - GlobeNewswire

  3. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports October Sales Results

    4:15 p.m. Nov. 6, 2019

    - GlobeNewswire

  4. Costco Wholesale $COST Trading Report

    6:27 p.m. Nov. 4, 2019

    - Stock Traders Daily

  5. Costco Wholesale $COST Trading Report

    3:46 a.m. Oct. 26, 2019

    - Stock Traders Daily

  6. Daily Dividend Report: COST, NEE, MGEE, NWBI, ERF

    1:19 p.m. Oct. 21, 2019

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

  7. Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

    4:46 p.m. Oct. 18, 2019

    - GlobeNewswire

  8. Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

    4:45 p.m. Oct. 18, 2019

    - GlobeNewswire

  9. Costco Wholesale $COST Trading Report

    12:34 p.m. Oct. 16, 2019

    - Stock Traders Daily

  10. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports September Sales Results

    4:15 p.m. Oct. 9, 2019

    - GlobeNewswire

  11. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports September Sales Results

    4:15 p.m. Oct. 9, 2019

    - GlobeNewswire

  12. Costco Wholesale Corporation Updates on Children's Sleepers

    2:47 p.m. Oct. 9, 2019

    - GlobeNewswire

  13. Costco Wholesale Corporation Updates on Children's Sleepers

    2:46 p.m. Oct. 9, 2019

    - GlobeNewswire

  14. Mail Order Market Player Extends Gains amid Turbulence

    10:54 a.m. Oct. 8, 2019

    - HTF Market Intelligence

  15. Costco Wholesale $COST Trading Report

    9:39 p.m. Oct. 6, 2019

    - Stock Traders Daily

  16. Department Stores Market Future Prospects 2025|Wal-Mart, Costco, Kroger

    12:09 p.m. Oct. 4, 2019

    - HTF Market Intelligence

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