Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports Third Quarter and Year
Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports Third Quarter and Year-to-Date Operating Results for Fiscal Year 2012
ISSAQUAH, WA, May 24, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) announced today its operating results for the third quarter (twelve weeks) and first thirty-six weeks of fiscal 2012, both ended May 6, 2012.
Net sales for the quarter increased eight percent, to $21.85 billion, from $20.19 billion last year. Net sales for the first thirty-six weeks increased ten percent, to $65.54 billion, from $59.46 billion last year.