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Costco Wholesale Corp.

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$

289.51

Change

-1.97 -0.68%

Volume

Volume 349,693

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$ 286.78

$ 291.48

Change

+4.70 +1.64%

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$282.82

$292.78

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52 week high

$233.05

$325.26

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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

34.71

P/E Ratio (with extraordinary items)

33.68

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

19.22

Enterprise Value to Sales

0.77

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 Chief Operating Officer & EVP-Merchandising
Mr. James Patrick Murphy 66 2004 Chief Operating Officer-International & EVP
Mr. Paul G. Moulton 68 2001 Executive Vice President-Information Systems
Mr. Pat Callans - - Senior VP-Human Resources & Risk Management
Mr. Joseph P. Portera 66 1994 EVP, COO-Eastern & Canada Division

Insider Actions

– Purchase – Sale 1 – Number of Transactions
Date Name Shares Transaction Value
03/20/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,000   Disposition at $297 per share. 297,000
03/19/2020 Richard A. Galanti
Executive VP and CFO; Director
1,448   Disposition at $306.51 per share. 443,826
01/14/2020 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
3,850   Disposition at $300.41 per share. 1,156,578
12/17/2019 Roland Michael Vachris
Executive VP
6,000   Disposition at $295.22 per share. 1,771,320
12/16/2019 Pat Callans
Executive VP
65   Gift at $0 per share. 0
12/16/2019 Pat Callans
Executive VP
2,000   Disposition at $293.99 per share. 587,980
11/15/2019 Susan Lynne Decker
Director
1,703   Disposition at $303.01 per share. 516,026
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
10/31/2019 Pat Callans
Executive VP
51   Gift at $0 per share. 0
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
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MarketWatch News on COST

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  3. These Charts Offer A Few Hopeful Signs for Earnings

    8:00 a.m. March 29, 2020

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  4. Costco price target raised to $360 from $350 at Cowen, outperform stock rating maintained

    10:41 a.m. March 24, 2020

    - Tonya Garcia

  5. Costco upgraded to overweight at Morgan Stanley

    11:39 a.m. March 16, 2020

    - Tomi Kilgore

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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. Target Withdraws Guidance, Scales Back Growth Plans

    9:45 a.m. March 26, 2020

    - Market Realist

  2. Analysts Upgrade Walmart amid Stock Market Turmoil

    12:04 p.m. March 18, 2020

    - Market Realist

  3. Costco Acquires Innovel Solutions from Transformco for $1 Billion

    9:15 a.m. March 17, 2020

    - PR Newswire - PRF

  4. Is Costco the Best Stock to Buy Today?

    10:43 a.m. March 16, 2020

    - Baystreet.ca

  5. Amazon to Sell Grab-and-Go Technology

    9:43 a.m. March 9, 2020

    - Baystreet.ca

  6. Should You Buy Costco Stock after Its Strong Q2 Results?

    11:02 a.m. March 6, 2020

    - Market Realist

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