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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Stock Price: $423.43 USD 5.89 (1.41%)
Updated Jul 23, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $423.52 +0.09 (0.02%) Jul 23, 7:58 PM
Market Cap 187.19B
Revenue (ttm) 186.64B
Net Income (ttm) 4.73B
Shares Out 443.04M
EPS (ttm) 10.64
PE Ratio 39.80
Forward PE 36.76
Dividend $2.89
Dividend Yield 0.68%
Trading Day July 23
Last Price $423.43
Previous Close $417.54
Change ($) 5.89
Change (%) 1.41%
Day's Open 418.74
Day's Range 417.05 - 423.99
Day's Volume 1,344,487
52-Week Range 306.34 - 423.99

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Costco (COST) makes a strategic tie-up with Uber and initiates a delivery pilot at its 25 locations across Texas. It also looks to expand this project.

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1 day ago - Zacks Investment Research

An internet outage has hit some of the largest online sites in the United States, according to reports tracked by outage monitoring site Downdetector.

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1 day ago - GeekWire

Better pricing, effective inventory management, and merchandise and operational initiatives should drive Retail-Discount Stores companies. Costco (COST), Target (TGT), Dollar General (DG) and Burlington...

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2 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

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Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER) and Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ: COST) have entered into a grocery delivery pilot with 25 locations across the state of Texas. This deal marks Uber's first pilot wit...

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2 days ago - Benzinga

DALLAS, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER) and Costco (NASDAQ: COST) have entered a delivery pilot with 25 locations across the state of Texas where Costco members could ...

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3 days ago - PRNewsWire

Tiffany & Co has ended its more than 8-year-old lawsuit accusing Costco of trademark infringement and counterfeiting for selling generic diamond engagement rings bearing the “Tiffany” name. Lawyers for ...

4 days ago - New York Post

Tiffany & Co has ended its more than eight-year-old lawsuit accusing Costco Wholesale Corp of trademark infringement and counterfeiting for selling generic diamond engagement rings bearing the "Tiffany"...

4 days ago - Reuters

The rise of the delta variant of Covid has complicated predictions about when people will return to pre-pandemic levels of dining out.

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4 days ago - CNBC

Retailers with a strong online presence like Target Corporation (TGT), Walmart (WMT) and Best Buy (BBY) are likely to benefit in the near term.

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5 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

After stellar growth in 2020, these companies are continuing to accelerate sales.

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1 week ago - The Motley Fool

These popular companies have delivered returns in excess of 30,000% for investors.

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1 week ago - The Motley Fool

ISSAQUAH, Wash., July 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash divid...

1 week ago - GlobeNewsWire

The tag "all-weather stock" suits Costco (COST) as the company has weathered multiple market gyrations and still delivered returns to investors.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Rising gasoline prices and the post-pandemic re-opening may have taken Costco stock above its fundamental value. The post Costco Stock Is Too Pricey for Anyone Other Than Long-Term Investors appeared fi...

1 week ago - InvestorPlace

Is (COST) Outperforming Other Retail-Wholesale Stocks This Year?

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

It is better to wait out extreme rallies than invest too late. These are great companies but they are also three stocks to avoid for now.

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1 week ago - InvestorPlace

The wholesale retailer's business momentum is staggering.

1 week ago - The Motley Fool

Costco (COST) has been rapidly adopting the omni-channel mantra to provide a seamless shopping experience, whether online or at stores.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Year-over-year comparisons keep getting tougher, but Costco continues to post strong comparable sales gains.

1 week ago - The Motley Fool

Previewing Q2 FY21 Bank Earnings

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While growth names still dominate the mainstream narrative, it's wise to consider some exposure to safety in dividend stocks. The post 7 Super-Safe Dividend Stock Performers to Buy appeared first on Inv...

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2 weeks ago - InvestorPlace

Jim Cramer on his outlook for Target, Costco

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CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss their outlook for the retail sector.

2 weeks ago - CNBC Television

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) reported net sales of $18.92 billion for the retail month of June, a 16.9% growth year-on-year. The comparable sales increased 7.9% Y/Y.

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2 weeks ago - Benzinga

Retailers with a strong online presence like Target Corporation (TGT), Walmart (WMT) and Best Buy (BBY) are likely to benefit in the near term.

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2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Costco (COST) has been rapidly adopting the omni-channel mantra to provide a seamless shopping experience, whether online or at stores.

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Darling Ingredients (DAR), Costco Wholesale (COST), HillRom Holdings (HRC) & ArcBest (ARCB) are the four best stocks that at present have striking earnings growth and positive estimate revisions.

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ISSAQUAH, Wash., July 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: COST) today reported net sales of $18.92 billion for the retail month of June, the fi...

2 weeks ago - GlobeNewsWire

Here we present five large-cap Nasdaq-listed stocks - AAPL, NVDA, TXN, ZM and COST - which are poised to grow in the rest of 2021 as economic activities gain momentum across the world.

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2 weeks ago - Forbes

Although retailers are still struggling, grocery stocks like Target Corporation (TGT) and Walmart (WMT) have been benefiting since the coronavirus outbreak due to their strong online presence.

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The third quarter and the second half of 2021 are upon us, and with second-quarter earnings ready to explode onto the scene next week, it makes sense for investors to adjust portfolios in anticipation o...

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2 weeks ago - 24/7 Wall Street

Costco is one of several stocks to watch over the next few trading days.

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Durable Earnings Growth Expected

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Initial Jobless Claims came in at 364K for last week -- nicely below the expected 390K and the upwardly revised 415K from the previous week.

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Initial Claims Hit New Post-Pandemic Low

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Retirees are burdened with some of the lowest interest rates in decades, making it difficult to find income from savings.

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These all-weather stocks can still help you build a market-beating portfolio.

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A long history of success coupled with bright prospects are the key ingredients for companies you can hold for the long term.

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Enough consumers like the option, but most consumers don't seem to love it as much as some retailers were hoping.

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Is (COST) Outperforming Other Retail-Wholesale Stocks This Year?

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These companies are generating tons of free cash and don't need to rely on debt to grow.

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Jim Cramer: Go for the easy money, not the hard money in this environment

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It's only a matter of time before the "people's currency" comes crashing back to Earth.

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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 provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and... [Read more...]

Industry
Discount Stores
IPO Date
Sep 22, 1993
CEO
W. Craig Jelinek
Employees
156,000
Stock Exchange
NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol
COST
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, Costco's revenue was $166.76 billion, an increase of 9.21% compared to the previous year's $152.70 billion. Earnings were $4.00 billion, an increase of 9.37%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 34 analysts, the average rating for Costco stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 415.07, which is a decrease of -1.97% from the latest price.

Price Target
$415.07
(-1.97% downside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy