U.S. markets close in 1 hour 4 minutes

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
Add to watchlist
367.54-5.18 (-1.39%)
As of 2:56PM EDT. Market open.

Costco Wholesale Corporation

999 Lake Drive
Issaquah, WA 98027
United States
425 313 8100
http://www.costco.com

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryDiscount Stores
Full Time Employees156,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. W. Craig JelinekPres, CEO & Director1.19MN/A1952
Mr. Richard A. GalantiExec. VP, CFO & Director960.71kN/A1956
Mr. Paul G. MoultonExec. VP & Chief Information Officer875.03kN/A1951
Mr. Joseph P. PorteraExec. VP, COO of Eastern & Canadian Divisions and Chief Diversity Officer909.15kN/A1952
Mr. James P. MurphyExec. VP & COO of International Division840.09kN/A1953
Mr. Patrick J. CallansExec. VP of Admin.N/AN/A1962
Mr. Robert E. NelsonSr. VP of Financial Planning & Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. John SullivanSr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Richard C. ChavezSr. VP of Costco Wholesale Industries & Bus. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Paul W. LathamSr. VP of Membership, Marketing, Services & PublishingN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Australia, Spain, France, Iceland, China, and Taiwan. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, and deli products, as well as produce; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers, as well as 615 gas stations; and offers business delivery, travel, same-day grocery, and various other services online in various countries. As of October 07, 2020, the company operated 796 warehouses, including 552 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 102 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 29 in the United Kingdom, 27 in Japan, 16 in South Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 12 in Australia, 3 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, 1 in France, and 1 in China. It also operates e-commerce websites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Australia. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.

Corporate Governance

Costco Wholesale Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 6, 2020 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.