COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
158.53
-0.28 (-0.18%)
As of 12:16PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close158.81
Open159.00
Bid158.67 x 200
Ask158.70 x 100
Day's Range157.90 - 159.26
52 Week Range142.11 - 183.18
Volume876,532
Avg. Volume3,492,718
Market Cap69.53B
Beta1.03
PE Ratio (TTM)27.52
EPS (TTM)5.76
Earnings DateDec 5, 2017 - Dec 11, 2017
Dividend & Yield2.00 (1.25%)
Ex-Dividend Date2017-08-16
1y Target Est179.21
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    Target Stock Could Rebound Due to Growth Initiatives

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  • Costco's Sinking Margins and E-Commerce Fears Tank the Stock
    Motley Fool4 hours ago

    Costco's Sinking Margins and E-Commerce Fears Tank the Stock

    Costco beat on top and bottom lines and the stock got hammered. Here's why.

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  • Is the Costco (COST) Stock Dividend Safe? Yes, But…
    InvestorPlace21 hours ago

    Is the Costco (COST) Stock Dividend Safe? Yes, But…

    A couple of weeks ago, what many investors had feared regarding Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was confirmed, even if only tacitly — the long battle with Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) was finally creating a tangible headwind for COST stock, as the Costco stock price fell 6% in the wake of what was superficially a decent fourth quarter report. The profit of $2.08 per share of Costco stock was remarkably better than the year-ago figure of $1.77, and also better than analyst expectations. Whatever the case, with the dust now settling on the company’s fourth quarter report and with analysts making adjustments to their forecasts, it’s time to start asking the next inevitable question.

  • Game the Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock Range
    InvestorPlace23 hours ago

    Game the Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock Range

    Ever since Amazon.com, Inc.‘s (NASDAQ:AMZN) entrance into the grocery space, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares have been a hot mess. Since peaking in early May, COST stock is down 13%. The neutrality of Costco’s range is confirmed by the behavior of its major moving averages.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Costco Wholesale Corp.
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    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Costco Wholesale Corp.

    Costco Wholesale Corp NASDAQ/NGS:COST

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  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents2 days ago

    Edited Transcript of COST earnings conference call or presentation 5-Oct-17 9:00pm GMT

    Q4 2017 Costco Wholesale Corp Earnings Call and September Sales

  • Does Costco Have a Membership Renewal Problem?
    Motley Fool2 days ago

    Does Costco Have a Membership Renewal Problem?

    Fewer shoppers are renewing their subscriptions, but management remains optimistic.

  • CNBC3 days ago

    Costco is still cheaper than Whole Foods

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  • Barrons.com4 days ago

    There's One 'Unquestioned' Leader in Grocery Prices

    While Amazon and Wal-Mart are grabbing most of the headlines in the grocery wars, Costco still offers the best pricing and an “unquestioned” value proposition, according to a new report from JP Morgan. JP Morgan analyst Christopher Horvers and his team compared prices in various supermarket categories among five major retailers and found that Costco prices, on a per-unit basis, are 30% cheaper than Wal-Mart, 14% less than Aldi, and a whopping 58% cheaper than Whole Foods.

  • Citigroup Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (C)
    Motley Fool4 days ago

    Citigroup Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (C)

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  • Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) News Is Going to Stay Bumpy for a While
    InvestorPlace4 days ago

    Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) News Is Going to Stay Bumpy for a While

    Over the past few months, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shareholders have learned how the rest of the market lives. Following the financial crisis, COST stock has had a basically uninterrupted bull run. COST stock has gapped down three times just since February.

  • Cost-Cutting Guarantee for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock Bulls
    InvestorPlace4 days ago

    Cost-Cutting Guarantee for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock Bulls

    If you like to shop on the cheap, it’s time to load up on Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). But, with no “price guarantees” in Costco stock, the cost-cutting and protective qualities of a modified bullish fence looks better than ever. Let me explain.Source: Mike Mozart via Flickr (Modified)

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    InvestorPlace4 days ago

    3 Pros, 3 Cons for Buying Kroger Co (KR) Stock

    Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) stock is one of the worst-performing stocks of 2017, down 39.79% year-to-date. KR stock fell 19% on June 15 after warning of lower profits this year. This announcement impacted major retailers, including Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) and Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) stock.

  • ACCESSWIRE4 days ago

    Earnings Review and Free Research Report: Costco's Q4 Earnings Benefit from Higher Comp Sales

    LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / October 13, 2017 / Pro-Trader Daily has just published a free post-earnings coverage on Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST ), which can be viewed by registering at http://protraderdaily.com/optin/?symbol=COST ...

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    62 More Malls Won’t Be Open on Thanksgiving

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  • Costco Stock Price Run Fails to Match Solid Comps History
    Zacks5 days ago

    Costco Stock Price Run Fails to Match Solid Comps History

    Despite reporting positive comps throughout 2017, Costco (COST) shares have decline nearly 7% in the past six months.

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  • Short Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Stock for Free
    InvestorPlace6 days ago

    Short Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Stock for Free

    Let’s not also forget Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). If I were bearish the company fundamentals I would short it out right. This is unacceptable risk to me, so instead I will use WMT options.

  • Market Realist6 days ago

    Will Analysts Upgrade Walmart Stock?

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  • JPMorgan: Costco is 58% cheaper than Whole Foods
    CNBC Videos4 days ago

    JPMorgan: Costco is 58% cheaper than Whole Foods

    JPMorgan's latest price checks point out that Whole Foods' value proposition still contrasts that of Costco.

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