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545.25

Change

-0.50 -0.09%

Volume

Volume 69,533

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Previous close

$ 537.21

$ 545.75

Change

+8.54 +1.59%

Day low

Day high

$535.68

$547.00

Open

52 week low

52 week high

$406.51

$612.27

Open

Company Description

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

Costco Wholesale Corp. engages in the operation of membership warehouses. The firm's product categories include food and sundries, hardlines, fresh foods, softlines, and ancillary. It operates through the following segments: United 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

47.67

P/E Ratio (with extraordinary items)

42.33

P/E Ratio (without extraordinary items)

39.97

Price to Sales Ratio

1.02

Price to Book Ratio

11.33

Price to Cash Flow Ratio

22.34

Enterprise Value to EBITDA

25.33

Enterprise Value to Sales

1.09

Total Debt to Enterprise Value

0.06

Efficiency

Revenue/Employee

680,309.00

Income Per Employee

17,385.00

Receivables Turnover

116.87

Total Asset Turnover

3.41

Liquidity

Current Ratio

1.00

Quick Ratio

0.52

Cash Ratio

0.41

Profitability

Gross Margin

12.88

Operating Margin

3.73

Pretax Margin

3.41

Net Margin

2.56

Return on Assets

8.72

Return on Equity

27.93

Return on Total Capital

24.63

Return on Invested Capital

17.60

Capital Structure

Total Debt to Total Equity

64.95

Total Debt to Total Capital

39.37

Total Debt to Total Assets

19.25

Long-Term Debt to Equity

58.72

Long-Term Debt to Total Capital

35.60

Officers and Executives

Name Age Officer Since Title
Mr. Hamilton Evans James 70 1988 Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Walter Craig Jelinek 69 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Mr. Roland M. Vachris - 2010 COO-Merchandising & Executive Vice President
Mr. Richard A. Galanti 64 1993 Chief Financial Officer, Director & Executive VP
Mr. Paul G. Moulton 68 2001 Executive Vice President-Information Systems

Insider Actions

– Purchase – Sale 1 – Number of Transactions
Date Name Shares Transaction Value
07/20/2022 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
1,500   Disposition at $525.2 per share. 787,800
07/15/2022 Kenneth D. Denman
Director
300   Disposition at $521.68 per share. 156,504
07/14/2022 Richard A. Galanti
Executive VP and CFO; Director
1,000   Disposition at $505.6 per share. 505,600
06/22/2022 James Patrick Murphy
Executive VP
2,500   Disposition at $464 per share. 1,160,000
06/07/2022 Mary Agnes Wilderotter
Director
850   Acquisition at $470.74 per share. 400,129
04/08/2022 Daniel M. Hines
4,498   Disposition at $603 per share. 2,712,294
04/08/2022 Claudine Adamo
Executive Vice President
500   Disposition at $602.03 per share. 301,015
03/29/2022 Timothy L. Rose
Executive VP
4,000   Disposition at $566.29 per share. 2,265,160
03/23/2022 Kenneth D. Denman
Director
250   Disposition at $554.68 per share. 138,670
01/27/2022 Roland M. Vachris
Executive VP
3,318   Disposition at $492.45 per share. 1,633,949
12/21/2021 Mary Agnes Wilderotter
Director
925   Acquisition at $540.13 per share. 499,620
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MarketWatch News on COST

  1. Costco stock price target raised to $589 from $531 at J.P. Morgan

    7:59 a.m. Aug. 4, 2022

    - Tomi Kilgore

  2. Food Prices Are Soaring. Why Are Beyond Meat Prices Falling?

    12:50 p.m. July 18, 2022

    - Teresa Rivas

  3. Stocks Fell as Banks Fuel Slowdown Fears.

    4:21 p.m. July 14, 2022

    - Jack Denton

  4. Costco upgraded to buy from hold at Deutsche Bank

    7:07 a.m. July 14, 2022

    - Tomi Kilgore

  5. Inflation Is Eating Up Your Food Budget. What Costs the Most.

    5:58 p.m. July 13, 2022

    - William McCormack

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    7:59 a.m. July 11, 2022

    - Lawrence C. Strauss

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    7:54 a.m. July 11, 2022

    - Jack Hough

  8. Stocks End Mixed After Solid Jobs Report

    4:25 p.m. July 8, 2022

    - Jacob Sonenshine

  9. Costco sees 20% bump in sales for June

    9:07 a.m. July 8, 2022

    - Emily Bary

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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

08/2022

Revenue

$195.93B

Net Income

$5.01B

2021 Sales Growth

17.5%

Employees

288,000

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Press Releases on COST

  1. When the Price of Costco Wholesale COST Talks, People Listen

    1:20 p.m. Aug. 13, 2022

    - Stock Traders Daily

  2. Costco Wholesale (COST) Trading Report

    8:10 p.m. Aug. 3, 2022

    - Stock Traders Daily

  3. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports July Sales Results

    4:15 p.m. Aug. 3, 2022

    - GlobeNewswire

  4. Top Stocks To Buy Now? 4 Defense Stocks To Watch

    12:03 p.m. Aug. 1, 2022

    - StockMarket.com

  5. Costco Wholesale COST Investment Analysis

    2:24 a.m. July 25, 2022

    - Stock Traders Daily

  6. Cheap Stocks To Buy Now? 3 Defensive Stocks To Know

    2:01 p.m. July 15, 2022

    - StockMarket.com

  7. Daily Dividend Report: MS,BLK,COST,INTC,WBA

    1:14 p.m. July 14, 2022

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

  8. Nasdaq 100 Movers: TEAM, COST

    10:31 a.m. July 14, 2022

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

  9. Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

    4:15 p.m. July 13, 2022

    - GlobeNewswire

  10. Costco Wholesale (COST) Trading Report

    6:18 p.m. July 11, 2022

    - Stock Traders Daily

  11. Nasdaq 100 Movers: MELI, MRNA

    10:23 a.m. July 8, 2022

    - MarketNewsVideo.com

  12. Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports June Sales Results

    4:15 p.m. July 7, 2022

    - GlobeNewswire

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