Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

NASDAQ: COST · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+7.86 (1.56%)
At close: Jan 31, 2023, 4:00 PM
-0.76 (-0.15%)
Pre-market: Feb 1, 2023, 7:44 AM EST
Market Cap 226.81B
Revenue (ttm) 231.03B
Net Income (ttm) 5.88B
Shares Out 443.73M
EPS (ttm) 13.23
PE Ratio 38.63
Forward PE 33.56
Dividend $3.49 (0.68%)
Ex-Dividend Date Oct 27, 2022
Volume 1,362,819
Open 503.23
Previous Close 503.28
Day's Range 502.00 - 511.41
52-Week Range 406.51 - 612.27
Beta 0.76
Analysts Buy
Price Target 562.80 (+10.11%)
Earnings Date Mar 2, 2023

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 Discount Stores
IPO Date Sep 22, 1993
Employees 304,000
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol COST
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2022, COST's revenue was $226.95 billion, an increase of 15.83% compared to the previous year's $195.93 billion. Earnings were $5.84 billion, an increase of 16.72%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 43 analysts, the average rating for COST stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is $562.8, which is an increase of 10.11% from the latest price.

Price Target
(10.11% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts


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