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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Stock Price: $335.18 USD -5.52 (-1.62%)
Updated Feb 25, 2021 2:27 PM EST - Market open
Market Cap 151.35B
Revenue (ttm) 172.93B
Net Income (ttm) 4.32B
Shares Out 442.95M
EPS (ttm) 9.74
PE Ratio 34.41
Forward PE 35.84
Dividend $2.75
Dividend Yield 0.82%
Trading Day February 25
Last Price $335.18
Previous Close $340.70
Change ($) -5.52
Change (%) -1.62%
Day's Open 340.85
Day's Range 333.35 - 343.00
Day's Volume 2,174,706
52-Week Range 262.16 - 387.31

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Reuters - 3 hours ago

Costco Wholesale Corp said on Thursday it would raise the minimum wage for its hourly staff to $16 per hour starting next week, a dollar more than what its competitors Walmart Inc, Amazon.com ...

CNN Business - 3 hours ago

Costco will raise its starting rate for hourly store workers in the United States to $16 an hour, putting its starting wage above rivals such as Amazon, Target and Best Buy.

The Motley Fool - 6 hours ago

These companies have demonstrated that they can perform well during a pandemic, and that's an important quality in a company worthy of your portfolio.

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Zacks Investment Research - 19 hours ago

In the latest trading session, Costco (COST) closed at $340.70, marking a -0.42% move from the previous day.

Yahoo Finance - 23 hours ago

Charlie Munger: 'Costco presents some danger to Amazon'

Charlie Munger, Daily Journal Chairman and Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman, shares his thoughts on why Costco is seen by customers to deliver more value than Amazon.

Zacks Investment Research - 1 day ago

Companies such as Target (TGT), Dollar Tree (DLTR), DICK'S Sporting (DKS), Dollar General (DG) and Costco (COST) have been directing resources toward advancing omni-channel capabilities.

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The Motley Fool - 1 day ago

These retail companies have different but successful approaches that help them perform well in good times and bad.

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Picking between these consumer favorites is a challenge for any investor.

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24/7 Wall Street - 2 days ago

The COVID-19 death toll has crossed the tragic 500,000 milestone in America.  Most scientists and medical experts believe that at least one variant of the disease could start to push confirmed...

InvestorPlace - 1 week ago

Retailers that survived the pandemic have gotten better at e-commerce and merchandising. Now retail stocks have hopes for 2021 and beyond.

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Zacks Investment Research - 1 week ago

To beat the COVID-19 blues, companies such as Target (TGT), DICK'S Sporting (DKS), Lowe's (LOW), Dollar General (DG) and Costco (COST) have been directing resources toward advancing omni-chann...

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Zacks Investment Research - 1 week ago

Costco (COST) closed at $358.04 in the latest trading session, marking a +1.14% move from the prior day.

The Motley Fool - 1 week ago

Sometimes paying a premium for historical growth makes sense. This is not one of those times.

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The Motley Fool - 2 weeks ago

Here's a retailer that is well-positioned for a tough retail environment thanks to its loyal customers and merchandising strength.

Zacks Investment Research - 2 weeks ago

Costco (COST) closed at $359.56 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.08% move from the prior day.

The Motley Fool - 2 weeks ago

These household names are not just surviving the pandemic, but thriving during this unique challenge.

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Zacks Investment Research - 2 weeks ago

Costco (COST) has been rapidly adopting the omni-channel mantra to provide a seamless shopping experience, whether online or at stores. E-commerce comparable sales soar during the month of Jan...

The Motley Fool - 2 weeks ago

Some of the hottest retail concepts could be a bargain for investors.

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These four companies will go the distance and give you a Hall of Fame-worthy stock portfolio.

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Zacks Investment Research - 3 weeks ago

Costco (COST) possesses solid growth attributes, which could help it handily outperform the market.

The Motley Fool - 3 weeks ago

The top warehouse club operator's sales growth accelerated following a modest slowdown during the holiday shopping period.

Zacks Investment Research - 3 weeks ago

Costco (COST) closed at $355.21 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.1% move from the prior day.

GlobeNewsWire - 3 weeks ago

ISSAQUAH, Wash., Feb. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: COST) today reported net sales of $13.64 billion for the retail month of Ja...

InvestorPlace - 3 weeks ago

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Here are some attractive buys for investors repelled by the risk that GameStop shares represent today.

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These three industry leaders all have great growth prospects.

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Seeking Alpha - 3 weeks ago

The consumer defensive sector is particularly interesting during these times of uncertainties. COST shows strong revenue growth for the decade.

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Zacks Investment Research - 3 weeks ago

In the latest trading session, Costco (COST) closed at $357.06, marking a +0.19% move from the previous day.

Zacks Investment Research - 4 weeks ago

In the latest trading session, Costco (COST) closed at $364.98, marking a +0.86% move from the previous day.

The Motley Fool - 4 weeks ago

Amassing $1 million may be much more achievable than you think.

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Benzinga - 1 month ago

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) is joining the grocery curbside pickup trend with a pilot program at a few stores in New Mexico. What Happened: According to Costco's New Mexico web...

The Motley Fool - 1 month ago

These two companies could deliver excellent long-term gains to investors.

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GuruFocus - 1 month ago

The GuruFocus business predictability rating ranks companies on a five-star scale, defining the more predictable companies as enterprises whose revenue per share and Ebitda per share are growi...

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The Motley Fool - 1 month ago

An e-commerce success story pitted against a high-end beer seller for your investment dollar.

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CNN Business - 1 month ago

Costco has held off on offering curbside pickup for groceries for years. Now, in a shift, it's trying it out at three stores in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

GlobeNewsWire - 1 month ago

ISSAQUAH, Wash., Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly ...

PYMNTS - 1 month ago

Costco is waving the white flag and testing curbside pickup at three New Mexico locations after long resisting the idea. But is it too little, too late in an era where consumers are demanding ...

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

In the latest trading session, Costco (COST) closed at $361.30, marking a +1.93% move from the previous day.

The Motley Fool - 1 month ago

Two brick-and-mortar chains are killing it right now. Let's see which is the better buy.

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The Motley Fool - 1 month ago

Can you sit back and relax while collecting dividend payments from this retail giant?

Seeking Alpha - 1 month ago

Costco does not trade cheap, but it has the growth runway to back it up. I expect Costco to keep trading higher for years, but probably won't make for outsized returns.

The Motley Fool - 1 month ago

One is just starting to pick up speed, while the other is starting to lose steam. Perception matters.

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Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

In the latest trading session, Costco (COST) closed at $362.35, marking a -1.25% move from the previous day.

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

Q4 Earnings Season Gets Underway

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The Motley Fool - 1 month ago

A warehouse club giant and an early-stage growth company looking to cultivate an e-commerce market in Africa have very little in common for investors.

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InvestorPlace - 1 month ago

As the turbulence in society and the economy escalates, here are the retail stocks that could benefit – and the ones that might not fare so well. The post 10 Retail Stocks to Buy (and Sell) in...

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CNN Business - 1 month ago

Costco is closing its photo centers at all of its roughly 800 stores next month, ending a number of services that have a decidedly retro vibe.

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 400.37, which is an increase of 19.45% from the latest price.

Price Target
$400.37
(19.45% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy