Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

NASDAQ: COST · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
484.37
+9.37 (1.97%)
At close: Jun 24, 2022 4:00 PM
484.00
-0.37 (-0.08%)
After-hours: Jun 24, 2022 7:59 PM EDT
1.97%
Market Cap 214.56B
Revenue (ttm) 217.54B
Net Income (ttm) 5.65B
Shares Out 442.96M
EPS (ttm) 12.70
PE Ratio 38.14
Forward PE 31.95
Dividend $3.27 (0.68%)
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 28, 2022
Volume 2,862,608
Open 480.00
Previous Close 475.00
Day's Range 476.68 - 484.83
52-Week Range 393.13 - 612.27
Beta 0.70
Analysts Buy
Price Target 564.29 (+16.5%)
Earnings Date May 26, 2022

About COST

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 offers sundries, dry groceries, candies, coolers, freezers, liquor, and tobacco and deli products; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, garden and patio products, sporting goods, tir... [Read more...]

Industry Food & Staples Retailing
IPO Date Sep 22, 1993
CEO W. Craig Jelinek
Employees 288,000
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol COST
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, COST's revenue was $195.93 billion, an increase of 17.49% compared to the previous year's $166.76 billion. Earnings were $5.01 billion, an increase of 25.11%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 43 analysts, the average rating for COST stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 564.29, which is an increase of 16.50% from the latest price.

Price Target
$564.29
(16.50% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts

News

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