Costco Wholesale Corp
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Consumer Staples : Food & Staples Retailing | Large Cap Blend
Company profile

Costco Wholesale Corporation is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Australia, Spain, and through its subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea. As of August 28, 2016, the Company operated 715 warehouses across the world. The Company's average warehouse space is approximately 144,000 square feet. The Company's warehouses on average operate on a seven-day, 70-hour week. The Company offers merchandise in various categories, which include foods (including dry foods, packaged foods and groceries); sundries (including snack foods, candy, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies); hardlines (including appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio); fresh foods (including meat, produce, deli and bakery); softlines (including apparel and small appliances), and other (including gas stations and pharmacy).

Closing Price
$331.00
Day's Change
-2.90 (-0.87%)
Bid
--
Ask
--
B/A Size
--
Day's High
335.89
Day's Low
330.94
Volume
(Heavy Day)
Volume:
3,362,224

10-day average volume:
2,522,588
3,362,224

Company Profile

Costco Wholesale Corporation is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Australia, Spain, and through its subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea. As of August 28, 2016, the Company operated 715 warehouses across the world. The Company's average warehouse space is approximately 144,000 square feet. The Company's warehouses on average operate on a seven-day, 70-hour week. The Company offers merchandise in various categories, which include foods (including dry foods, packaged foods and groceries); sundries (including snack foods, candy, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies); hardlines (including appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio); fresh foods (including meat, produce, deli and bakery); softlines (including apparel and small appliances), and other (including gas stations and pharmacy).

Valuation Ratios

Price/Earnings (TTM)
34.00x
Price/Sales (TTM)
0.85x
Price/Book (MRQ)
9.87x
Price/Cash Flow (TTM)
24.18x
TTM = Trailing Twelve Months
MRQ = Most Recent Quarter

Price Performance

Historic Growth and Share Detail

Historic Growth

Annual growth, past 5 years
EPS
Revenue
Dividend

Short Interest

February 2021
Current Month
4.3M
Previous Month
3.6M
Percent of Float
0.98%
Days to Cover
2.1132 Days

Share Information

COST is in a share class of common stock
Float
442.0M
Shares Outstanding
443.0M
Institutions Holding Shares
2,779
66.24%

Financial Statements

Balance sheet

Values displayed are in millions.

Income statement

Values displayed are in millions.

Cash flow

Values displayed are in millions.

Company Officers

  • Hamilton E. James
  • W. Craig JelinekPres.
  • Richard A. GalantiCFO
  • Paul G. MoultonExec.VP
  • Patrick J CallansExec.VP

Address

Insider Trading

During the most recent quarter, 30K shares were sold in insider trading.

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