COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
233.92
+0.07 (+0.03%)
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Previous Close233.85
Open234.60
Bid232.50 x 1000
Ask234.32 x 800
Day's Range232.32 - 235.00
52 Week Range154.11 - 245.16
Volume1,606,449
Avg. Volume1,897,584
Market Cap102.584B
Beta1.08
PE Ratio (TTM)34.25
EPS (TTM)6.83
Earnings DateOct 4, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.28 (0.97%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-30
1y Target Est241.48
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  • InvestorPlace4 hours ago

    Have Analysts Become Too Bearish on Costco Stock?

    Since mid-April, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) stock has had quite a run. COST stock was somewhat choppy in 2017, but 2018 has been a different story. Costco stock has gained 25% so far this year, and nearly all of the gains have come over the last five months.

  • Mastercard and Visa Settle Card Fee Suit
    Market Realistyesterday

    Mastercard and Visa Settle Card Fee Suit

    Payment processing companies Visa (V) and Mastercard (MA) and a number of US banks have finally settled a lawsuit brought by millions of retailers over excess fees charged for accepting card payments. The arrangement has cost defendants $6.2 billion. Of the $900 million, Visa and Mastercard will pay $600 million and $108 million, respectively, while the remaining amount will be paid by other defendants including major US banks (XLF) such as Citigroup (C), JPMorgan Chase (JPM), and Bank of America (BAC).

  • Investopediayesterday

    Why Costco’s Bull Run Will End Soon: Piper Jaffray

    Costco shares have outshone the rest of the market, but the price rise now has many analysts worried.

  • No Rating Changes for Kroger for Now
    Market Realist2 days ago

    No Rating Changes for Kroger for Now

    Analysts’ ratings for Kroger (KR) were unchanged after its Q2 results release, and it has stayed at 2.4 on a scale of 1 (“strong buy”) to 5 (“sell”). However, Credit Suisse cut the company’s price target from $33 to $32. Walmart’s (WMT), Costco’s (COST), and Target’s (TGT) ratings are 2.4, 2.0, and 2.7, respectively.

  • Why Analysts Are Downgrading Costco Stock
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Why Analysts Are Downgrading Costco Stock

    Costco (COST) has impressed with its financial performance so far this year. Costco’s high membership renewal rates and continued investment in pricing to widen the value gap between itself and its competitors have made it immune to the growing threat from e-commerce companies. Recently, analyst Karen Short of Barclays downgraded Costco stock to an “equal weight” from an “overweight,” citing the company’s high valuation.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Costco Wholesale Corp.
    Markit2 days ago

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

    Costco Wholesale Corp NASDAQ/NGS:COST

  • Better Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs. Target
    Motley Fool2 days ago

    Better Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs. Target

    Both companies have proven to be retail winners.

  • Barrons.com3 days ago

    Costco’s Big Run Raises Valuation Worries

    Costco’s steady results and strong prospects have sent the stock soaring, but concern about the shares’ valuation pushed the price lower on Monday.

  • Are Insiders Bearish About Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)?
    Simply Wall St.3 days ago

    Are Insiders Bearish About Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)?

    Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. Costco Wholesale’s insiders have divested from 22.99k shares in the large-cap stock within the past three months. It is widelyRead More...

  • Benzinga3 days ago

    Bullish Case For Costco, Sprouts Comes To An End At Barclays

    Analyst Karen Short downgraded Costco from Overweight to Equal Weight with an unchanged $240 price target. The management teams at both Costco and Sprouts remain "laser-focused on exceptional execution" and their status as best-in-class food and staples retailers remains unchanged, Short said in the downgrade note.

  • Zacks3 days ago

    Costco (COST) Takes Lead, Stays Ahead of Industry in 6 Months

    In the evolving retail ecosystem, Costco (COST) has been able to create a niche for itself on the back of growth strategies.

  • CNBC3 days ago

    Costco's 'parabolic charts only end one way ... badly,' says top market watcher

    Costco COST just got cut. Costco shares fell on Friday after Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to "market perform," citing the stock's lofty gain in the past year. "While COST remains one of the highest quality companies within consumer and near-term results should be positive, we can't help but think this may be as good as it gets," the firm's analysts led by Edward J. Kelly wrote in a note to clients, knocking the stock down by 2 percent.

  • Morningstar5 days ago

    7 Wide-Moat Stocks to Avoid--For Now

    These large companies have sustainable competitive advantages, but their stocks are too pricey for our taste.

  • 5 Defensive Retail Companies Gurus Agree On
    GuruFocus.com6 days ago

    5 Defensive Retail Companies Gurus Agree On

    Retail industry still offers good opportunities on the 10th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis

  • Is Kroger's Post-Earnings Pullback a Buying Opportunity?
    Motley Fool6 days ago

    Is Kroger's Post-Earnings Pullback a Buying Opportunity?

    The grocer faces slowing sales growth and higher expenses for the foreseeable future.

  • The Lovesac Company (LOVE) Q2 2019 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
    Motley Fool6 days ago

    The Lovesac Company (LOVE) Q2 2019 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

    LOVE earnings call for the period ending August 5, 2018.

  • Why Wells Fargo Downgraded Costco Stock
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Why Wells Fargo Downgraded Costco Stock

    Wells Fargo downgraded Costco (COST) stock to “market perform” from “outperform” due to the company’s high valuation multiple. Wells Fargo analyst Edward Kelly stated that Costco shares have soared to record highs and seem fully priced. In Will Valuations Stall Uptrend in COST, WMT, and TGT?, we underscored the fact that Costco, Target (TGT), and Walmart (WMT) look pricey given the recent run in their stock prices. Following the downgrade, Costco shares were trading 1.9% lower on September 14.

  • Barrons.com6 days ago

    Costco Shares ‘Priced to Perfection,’ Says Analyst

    Costco Wholesale has had a phenomenal year. But its valuations are steep. Is this as good as it gets?

  • Benzinga6 days ago

    Costco Has More Risk Than Upside, Wells Fargo Says In Downgrade

    Costco's performance was driven by top-line growth that surpassed historical levels, as well as an increase in comps from 5.1 percent during 2011-2016 to 5.7 percent in 2017 and then to a current 7.2 percent, Kelly said in the Friday downgrade note.

  • CNBC6 days ago

    Stocks making the biggest move premarket: ADBE, AMZN, LB, HAS, DNKN & more

    Adobe reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.73 per share, beating estimates by 4 cents a share. The software maker's revenue topped forecasts, as well, however Adobe's revenue guidance was merely in line with analysts' estimates after topping expectations for nine straight quarters. Amazon.com AMZN – Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said a decision on where the company will build a second headquarters will be made before the end of the year.

  • CNBC6 days ago

    Surging Costco stock downgraded by Wells Fargo because this 'may be as good as it gets'

    Wells Fargo Securities lowers its rating to market perform from outperform for Costco shares, citing the retailer's high valuation.

  • CNBC6 days ago

    Surging Costco stock downgraded by Wells Fargo because this 'may be as good as it gets'

    Wells Fargo Securities lowers its rating to market perform from outperform for Costco shares, citing the retailer's high valuation. The retailer’s share price move over the past year “has left it priced for perfection and diminished the risk/reward, in our view," the firm's analyst Edward Kelly says. Costco COST shares may have peaked after the stock's strong performance this year, according to Wells Fargo Securities.

  • CNBC7 days ago

    Big winners after Toys R Us' death are still Walmart and Target, but also Costco

    Without Toys R Us, there's plenty of share of the U.S. toy market now up for grabs.

  • TGT vs. COST: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?
    Zacks7 days ago

    TGT vs. COST: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

    TGT vs. COST: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

  • Wells Fargo downgrades Costco
    CNBC Videos6 days ago

    Wells Fargo downgrades Costco

    Traders Steve Weiss and Joe Terranova discuss Costco's performance after Wells Fargo downgraded the stock from outperform to perform.