Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

440.11
NASDAQ
Prev Close 437.71
Day Low/High 430.83 / 443.26
52 Wk Low/High 375.50 / 612.27
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 443.22B
Market Cap 194.00B
P/E Ratio 37.16
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Can Costco Buck the Retail Train Wreck Trend? We're About to Find Out

Can Costco Buck the Retail Train Wreck Trend? We're About to Find Out

There is risk associated with buying any retailer ahead of earnings at this point, but this guy dipped his toes in the warehouse club's shares anyway.

The Week Ahead, Indo-Pacific Deal, S&P 500 Valuation, What I've Been Trading

The Week Ahead, Indo-Pacific Deal, S&P 500 Valuation, What I've Been Trading

Markets now have a new reversal to think about, but I think I have to be convinced before I can believe.

Is This the Time to Buy Costco?

Is This the Time to Buy Costco?

Buy a falling knife? No, but this one's intriguing.

I Certainty Wouldn't Invest in Target Right Now, But I Would Trade It

I Certainty Wouldn't Invest in Target Right Now, But I Would Trade It

I really am stunned by the hits to the quality of the balance sheet that both Target and Walmart have suffered.

Walmart's Results Are Ugly, But For Now It's Tradable

Walmart's Results Are Ugly, But For Now It's Tradable

Walmart is technically oversold, and deservedly so based on the fundamentals.

Why Overpay When You Can Buy True Bargains?

Why Overpay When You Can Buy True Bargains?

Retailers like Costco and Walmart give their shoppers bargains -- but their stock buyers, not so much. Let's go through several names that offer great buys right now -- and I'm betting they'll pay off.

Stocks Struggle to Find Support Following a Surprisingly Poor Netflix Report

Stocks Struggle to Find Support Following a Surprisingly Poor Netflix Report

The most important issue right now is that bonds find some support.

With Costco Executing at a High Level, Here's a Trade Idea

With Costco Executing at a High Level, Here's a Trade Idea

The fact is that COST is the kind of retailer that does well when times are difficult.

Hope and Despair, Yield Curve, Shanghai Shutdown, Biden Budget, Trading Costco

Hope and Despair, Yield Curve, Shanghai Shutdown, Biden Budget, Trading Costco

The yield curve certainly signals the U.S. economy will have to pass through troubled waters over the medium to even long-term, but it also signals outright economic contraction remains tomorrow's problem, not today's.

Sellers Beware: Prices Also Rise

Sellers Beware: Prices Also Rise

Don't be fooled into selling just to get a dropping stock off your mind.

Please Sit Down as We Take a Closer Look at the Energy Market

Please Sit Down as We Take a Closer Look at the Energy Market

We need to look at the charts of the XLE and crude oil futures.

Costco's Results Were Strong: Here's How to Play It

Costco's Results Were Strong: Here's How to Play It

Perhaps the most impressive part of this story lies in comparable sales for the three months.

Market Music, Maestro Powell, Algo Reading, Crude Wildcard, Trading Ford

Market Music, Maestro Powell, Algo Reading, Crude Wildcard, Trading Ford

Where a human trader might see a war in Europe that could expand and hurt sentiment, algos don't experience sentiment.

Let's Check Costco's Charts Ahead of Earnings

Let's Check Costco's Charts Ahead of Earnings

COST's stores are busy as consumers search for savings.

Costco Rated at First Shanghai

Can Retail Stocks Continue to Run in 2022?

Can Retail Stocks Continue to Run in 2022?

Retail stocks were paradoxically top performers amid the pandemic. Can the trend persist?

Interested in Taking a Bullish Position in Beyond Meat? Here's How to Play It

Interested in Taking a Bullish Position in Beyond Meat? Here's How to Play It

BYND is planning a new research and development center in Shanghai as part of a larger global expansion strategy.

Value in a Box: 6 Discounted Retail Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio

Value in a Box: 6 Discounted Retail Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio

Investment experts continue to see long-term value in the big-box space.

Right Now, Avoid Owning at All COST

Right Now, Avoid Owning at All COST

Costco is a great company, but owners of the stock won't like what I have to say about it ...

Costco's Charts Still Paint a Bullish Picture Even After Its Stock's Surge

Costco's Charts Still Paint a Bullish Picture Even After Its Stock's Surge

Traders should hold on to the wholesale club's shares based on its technical signals.

Costco Is a Long Term Buy But Not Here: Play It This Way Now

Costco Is a Long Term Buy But Not Here: Play It This Way Now

I have been in and out of COST throughout the pandemic, but not of late.

Bitten Market, Waning Volume, Virus Thoughts, Jobless Claims Quirk, CPI Watch

Bitten Market, Waning Volume, Virus Thoughts, Jobless Claims Quirk, CPI Watch

Plus, a quick look at earnings report winners and losers from Thursday after the market closed.

Morale Boost, Searching for Correlation, Evergrande, CPI Watch, Trading UiPath

Morale Boost, Searching for Correlation, Evergrande, CPI Watch, Trading UiPath

I remain more comfortable trading than investing until there is at least one notably upward trading day on notably higher aggregate trading volume.

A Dozen Gems From Charlie Munger

My pal Whitney Tilson sent me an email with some quotes from a Charlie Munger interview for the Sohn Hearts and Minds Investment Conference in Australia.  There are some gems here:  On the current investing environment: "The dot-com boom was crazier...

Taking a Fresh Look at Costco's Charts as Earnings Approach

Taking a Fresh Look at Costco's Charts as Earnings Approach

Do we need a shift in strategy?

The Week Ahead, Lockdown Protests, Ukraine, Bitcoin City, Trading Best Buy

The Week Ahead, Lockdown Protests, Ukraine, Bitcoin City, Trading Best Buy

It appears that supply-chain bottlenecks may be starting to ease up a bit, just as lockdowns may possibly take the gusto out of global consumer demand.

Inflection Point, Fed, Inflation, Pandemic, Retail Earnings, Trading Walmart

Inflection Point, Fed, Inflation, Pandemic, Retail Earnings, Trading Walmart

Janet Yellen: 'If we want to get inflation down, I think continuing to make progress against the pandemic is the most important thing we can do.'

Time for a New Technical Strategy on Soaring Costco

Time for a New Technical Strategy on Soaring Costco

Continue to hold your longs in COST.

PriceSmart Is Like the Costco of Latin America -- and It's on Sale

PriceSmart Is Like the Costco of Latin America -- and It's on Sale

Here's how to play PSMT -- a spin-off of Price Club's operations outside of the U.S. from its 1993 merger with Costco.

Where Are the Bond Vigilantes When You Need Them?

Where Are the Bond Vigilantes When You Need Them?

We've got rising inflation, a Fed that can't turn back to 'normal' interest rates, and an energy problem. Here's what you can do to protect yourself.