Costco Wholesale (COST)

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113.50 +0.01  +0.01% NASDAQ Apr 17, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD
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COST Events

Date Type Description
May 29 Earnings Costco Wholesale Corporation Q3 2014 Earning Result. Estimate: 1.09.
May 29 Misc Costco Wholesale Corporation Q3 2014 Earning Conference Call
Mar 06 Earnings Costco Wholesale Corporation Q2 Earnings Results. Estimate: 1.16.
Mar 06 Misc Q2 Earnings Call and February Sales
Feb 12 Dividends Amount: 0.31, Declared Date: Jan 30 2014, Pay Date: Feb 28 2014
Jan 30 Misc AGM Event for Costco Wholesale Corp
Dec 11 Misc Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call
Dec 11 Earnings Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 and November Sales Results. Estimate: 1.03.
Nov 13 Dividends Amount: 0.31, Declared Date: Oct 30 2013, Pay Date: Nov 29 2013
Oct 09 Misc Q4 Earnings Call
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COST Total Returns Comparison

This total returns chart shows the returns to an investor from both price appreciation and dividends (dividends are assumed to be reinvested). Costco Wholesale is up 9.49% over the last year vs S&P 500 Total Return up 23.54%, Target down 10.49%, and Wal-Mart Stores up 1.35%.

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COST Profile

  • Sector: Consumer Defensive
  • Industry: Discount Stores
  • Headquarters Country: United States
  • Headquarters State/Province: Washington
  • Incorporation Country: United States
  • Incorporation State/Province: Washington
  • Est. Current Fiscal Quarter End: July 31, 2014
  • Est. Current Fiscal Year End: July 31, 2014
  • Last Fiscal Quarter End: N/A
  • Last Fiscal Year End: N/A
  • NAICS: All Other General Merchandise Stores
  • NAICS Code: 452990
  • NAICS Industry: Other General Merchandise Stores
  • NAICS Industry Code: 4529
  • NAICS Sector: Retail Trade
  • NAICS Sector Code: 45

Costco Wholesale Corporation operates an international chain of membership warehouses, mainly under the ""Costco Wholesale"" name, that carry quality, brand name merchandise at substantially lower prices than are typically found at conventional wholesale or retail sources. Costco is open only to members and offers three types of membership: Business, Gold Star (individual) and the Executive membership. As of July 2009 it is the third largest retailer in the United States, where it originated, and the ninth largest in the world. As of October 2007, Costco is the largest retailer of fine wine in the world. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.

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COST 113.50 +0.01 +0.01% 49.93B
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