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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

NASDAQ: COST · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
451.01
-1.38 (-0.31%)
After-hours:Oct 15, 2021 7:59 PM EDT
452.39
1.73 (0.38%)
At close: Oct 15, 4:00 PM
Market Cap199.24B
Revenue (ttm)195.93B
Net Income (ttm)5.01B
Shares Out443.18M
EPS (ttm)11.27
PE Ratio40.14
Forward PE37.45
Dividend$2.98 (0.66%)
Ex-Dividend DateOct 28, 2021
Volume1,494,790
Open453.89
Previous Close450.66
Day's Range449.18 - 453.94
52-Week Range305.77 - 470.49
Beta0.64
AnalystsBuy
Price Target476.12 (+5.2%)
Est. Earnings DateDec 9, 2021

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...

IndustryFood & Staples Retailing
IPO DateSep 22, 1993
CEOW. Craig Jelinek
Employees288,000
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolCOST
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, Costco'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 33 analysts, the average rating for Costco stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 476.12, which is an increase of 5.25% from the latest price.

Price Target
$476.12
(5.25% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

Costco (COST) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know

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Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

ISSAQUAH, Wash., Oct. 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...

2 days ago - GlobeNewsWire

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

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Costco Same-Store Sales Up 10% in US for September, 8% International

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Deutsche Bank, Cowen Bump Up PT On Costco Wholesale

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1 week ago - Benzinga

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports September Sales Results

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