COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
193.56
-1.51 (-0.77%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close195.07
Open194.43
Bid193.57 x 400
Ask194.18 x 400
Day's Range192.75 - 195.67
52 Week Range150.00 - 199.88
Volume1,455,821
Avg. Volume2,484,438
Market Cap84.938B
Beta1.06
PE Ratio (TTM)28.85
EPS (TTM)6.71
Earnings DateMay 31, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.00 (1.03%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-02-15
1y Target Est209.46
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