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Costco Wholesale Corporation

COST.O

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Shares Out (MIL)
439.66
Market Cap (MIL)
130,458.90
Forward P/E
34.37
Dividend (Yield %)
0.88

Next Event

Q1 2020 Costco Wholesale Corp Earnings Release

Latest Developments

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Costco Reports Net Sales Of $13.62 Billion For November, Up 6.7%

Costco Wholesale Corp Posts 6.8% Rise In October Sales

Costco Wholesale Sets Quarterly Cash Dividend Of $0.65 Per Share

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About Costco Wholesale Corporation

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).

Industry

Retail (Specialty)

Contact Info

999 Lake Dr

+1.425.3138100

https://www.costco.com/

Executive Leadership

Hamilton E. James

Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

W. Craig Jelinek

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Richard A. Galanti

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director

Paul G. Moulton

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

James C. Klauer

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - Northern Division

Key Stats

2.38 mean rating - 29 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, USD)

2017

129.0K

2018

141.6K

2019

152.7K

2020(E)

163.4K
EPS (USD)

2017

5.820

2018

7.090

2019

8.190

2020(E)

8.615
Price To Earnings (TTM)
36.96
Price To Sales (TTM)
0.85
Price To Book (MRQ)
8.52
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
25.71
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
44.76
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
33.62
Return on Investment (TTM)
16.89
Return on Equity (TTM)
8.31

Latest News

Latest News

Costco quarterly revenue misses estimates on weak e-commerce growth

Costco Wholesale Corp <COST.O> reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday, hit by a slowdown in the number of customers shopping on the warehouse club operator's website.

Costco quarterly revenue misses estimates

Costco Wholesale Corp reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday, hit by a slowdown in e-commerce sales growth.

Beyond Meat burgers to be sold at some Costco stores

Beyond Meat Inc <BYND.O> said on Thursday that its burgers will be sold at some Costco Wholesale Corp <COST.O> stores, in the plant-based meat maker's latest move in an increasingly competitive battle for retail shelf-space.

Beyond Meat burgers to be sold at some Costco stores

Beyond Meat Inc said on Thursday that its plant-based burgers will be sold at some Costco Wholesale Corp stores in the United States.

Costco quarterly sales miss estimates amid fierce competition

Costco Wholesale Corp <COST.O> reported quarterly revenue below Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as the U.S. hypermarket chain struggled to attract shoppers in the competitive grocery space.

Crowds force Costco to shut maiden China store early on opening day

U.S. hypermarket chain Costco Wholesale Corp <COST.O> was forced to shut its first store in China early on its opening day on Tuesday, according to state media, after large crowds flocked through the door and caused traffic jams in the Shanghai neighborhood.

Costco looking at alternative sourcing, price hikes as tariffs loom

Costco Wholesale Corp on Thursday reported quarterly profit and revenue that beat Wall Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases.

Costco quarterly revenue beats estimates

Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp reported quarterly revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, helped by its online business and a rise in membership fees.

Costco beats profit estimates as margin pressures ease, shares rise

Costco Wholesale Corp whizzed past analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday as the warehouse club operator's margins were lifted by a drop in gas prices and a shift to lower-cost sourcing, sending its shares up 5 percent.

Costco reports 7 pct rise in quarterly revenue

Costco Wholesale Corp reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Thursday, sending its shares up 2.5 percent in extended trading.

Costco margin dip overshadows sales beat, shares slide

Costco Wholesale Corp's <COST.O> gross margins fell in the first quarter, as the warehouse operator paid higher wages, ramped up investments in its online business and cut prices amid intense competition in the grocery industry.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Costco beats quarterly sales estimates

Costco Wholesale Corp on Thursday reported quarterly revenue above Wall Street estimates.

CORRECTED-Costco quarterly revenue beats estimates

Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp on Thursday reported quarterly revenue above Wall Street estimates.

Costco barely beats sales estimates, gross margins weigh

Costco Wholesale Corp's <COST.O> quarterly sales barely beat analysts' estimates on Thursday as growth in online business decelerated to its slowest in the year amid intense competition, while gross margins fell on rising costs and higher investments.

Costco quarterly sales narrowly beat estimates

Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp's quarterly sales narrowly beat estimates on Thursday, with online sales losing steam in the face of intense competition from Amazon Inc and Walmart.

Price cuts, freight costs pressure Costco's margins, shares slip

Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp <COST.O> reported third-quarter results that topped analysts' estimates, but price cuts and higher freight costs weighed on its gross margins, sending its shares lower in extended trading.

Warehouse club operator Costco quarterly sales top estimates

Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp on Thursday reported quarterly revenue and comparable store sales that topped analysts' estimates, helped by a rise in membership fees and online sales.

BRIEF-Costco Wholesale Says Total Company Comparable Sales Up 10.9 pct In April

* SAYS NET SALES OF $10.81 BILLION FOR RETAIL MONTH OF APRIL, FOUR WEEKS ENDED MAY 6, 2018, AN INCREASE OF 13.1 PERCENT Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BUFFETT SAYS LEADERS OF OTHER COUNTRIES ARE SMART ENOUGH TO REALIZE IT IS IN THEIR INTEREST TO PROMOTE TRADE

BUFFETT SAYS LEADERS OF OTHER COUNTRIES ARE SMART ENOUGH TO REALIZE IT IS IN THEIR INTEREST TO PROMOTE TRADE

BRIEF-Costco Wholesale Corp Announces An Increase In Quarterly Cash Dividend

* COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES AN INCREASE IN ITS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

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