Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COST)

About the company

Costco Wholesale Corp. engages in the operation of membership warehouses. Its product categories include food and sundries, hardlines, fresh foods, softlines, and ancillary. It operates through the following segments: Unites States Operations, Canadian Operations, and Other International Operations. The company was founded by James D. Sinegal and Jeffrey H. Brotman in 1983 and is headquartered in Issaquah, WA.

Sector

Retail Trade

Industry

Specialty Stores

Employees

254000

CEO

Walter Craig Jelinek

Exchange

NASDAQ

Website

http://www.costco.com

$161B

Total Revenue

254K

Employees

$136B

Market Capitalization

36.57

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$21B

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$5B

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$4B

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$2.65

Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Costco Wholesale Corp. COST 135748.56 160876.00 8.04 36.57 2.31
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Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

Costco Wholesale Corporation: The Valuation Conundrum

Opinion ago, source: Seeking Alpha

Costco is a Dividend Contender with 17 consecutive years of dividend growth. Costco, the business, is firing on all cylinders ...

Were Hedge Funds Right About Cutting Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)?

6d ago, source: YAHOO!

We at Insider Monkey have gone over 821 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC ...

Levi Strauss, Costco, Walgreens and More Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week

12h ago, source: Barron's

Also watch for economic data from several purchasing manager indexes as well as more jobs information from the Bureau of ...

Costco’s Business Is Getting Back to Normal. Don’t Get Too Excited.

6d ago, source: Barron's

Gugghenheim analyst John Heinbockel reiterated a Neutral rating on the stock, though he said sales this month and next will ...

See What the First Costco Looked Like in 1983

4d ago, source: Mental Floss

The video also features photos of the very first Costco location in Seattle. When Costco first opened in 1983, an annual club ...

Better Buy: Costco Wholesale vs. Nike

11d ago, source: Nasdaq

Both Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) and Nike (NYSE: NKE) are feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. While Costco was ...

Should you buy a car at Costco?

8d ago, source: Fox Business

Going through Costco means buyers won’t have to worry about haggling over price at the car lot. The dealerships must “agree ...



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