Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST)

306.64
0.45 0.15
NASDAQ : Retail Trade
Prev Close 307.09
Open 307.50
Day Low/High 305.92 / 308.20
52 Wk Low/High 242.50 / 325.26
Volume 2.15M
Avg Volume 4.05M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 441.58M
Market Cap 136.13B
EPS 8.30
P/E Ratio 36.18
Div & Yield 2.80 (0.86%)
Costco Presents An 'Unrivaled Value Proposition': Analysts

Costco Presents An 'Unrivaled Value Proposition': Analysts

Analysts remain bullish on Costco despite technology issues.

5 Reasons to Buy the Dip on Costco

5 Reasons to Buy the Dip on Costco

Costco's pullback after fourth-quarter results is an ideal spot to go long.

2 Plays on JP Morgan to Boost Bank Exposure: Market Recon

2 Plays on JP Morgan to Boost Bank Exposure: Market Recon

Try these trades in JPM and Key to take advantage of weakness in the sector.

Jim Cramer: These Are the Stocks to Buy on Canada Deal and the 4th Quarter

Jim Cramer: These Are the Stocks to Buy on Canada Deal and the 4th Quarter

Straying from these names could land you in quicksand as the 4th quarter begins.

Synchrony, Exelixis Look Like Good Values

Synchrony, Exelixis Look Like Good Values

The credit card provider and the biotech concern appear cheap relative to their potential.

Blue Apron Can't String Together Enough Reasons to Buy Its Shares

Blue Apron Can't String Together Enough Reasons to Buy Its Shares

Its mail-order meal kits are tasty, but its struggles to acquire and keep customers and tough competition make it unappealing.

3 Big-Name Stocks to Consider Shorting

3 Big-Name Stocks to Consider Shorting

A brewer facing challenges, a banking giant and a retail behemoth are ripe for downside plays.

Jim Cramer: The Tailwind From Sears Is Losing Power

Jim Cramer: The Tailwind From Sears Is Losing Power

The sales 'donations' from this name to other retailers are almost over.

Jim Cramer: Apple Leads the Way With Revolutionary Innovation

Jim Cramer: Apple Leads the Way With Revolutionary Innovation

Revolutionary innovation can trump business cycles, presidential tweets, employment reports -- you name it.

What Five Below's Growth Story Says About the Future of Retail

What Five Below's Growth Story Says About the Future of Retail

Five Below shows there are still ways to win in the uncertain retail environment.

Tell Me Something I Don't Know About Market Capitalizations

Regular readers of my Diary know I sometimes post things that replicate the theme of the "Tell Me Something I Don't Know" segment on MSNBC's "Hardball With Chris Matthews." So... "Tell me something I don't know, Dougie." Amazon's market cap went up ...

Jim Cramer: Awesome Numbers From Retailers Are Leaving Analysts Stumped

Jim Cramer: Awesome Numbers From Retailers Are Leaving Analysts Stumped

Maybe the reason why analysts have been chary about retail is because they've never seen anything like what's happening right now.

Alibaba's Tmall.com Reigns as King of Chinese E-Commerce

Alibaba's Tmall.com Reigns as King of Chinese E-Commerce

Tmall.com -- the world's largest business-to-consumer retail platform -- and continues to gain market share despite competitor's best efforts.

Jim Cramer: Focus on the Forest of Spend

Jim Cramer: Focus on the Forest of Spend

We forgot that this nation is a nation based on consumption, not on industry, on sales, not on making things.

Raising Sell Stop Protection on Costco as Momentum Has Slowed

Raising Sell Stop Protection on Costco as Momentum Has Slowed

Traders who recently went long on Costco should raise sell stop protect to just below $215 from below $205.

Jim Cramer: What Elizabeth Warren and These 3 Stellar CEOs Have in Common

Jim Cramer: What Elizabeth Warren and These 3 Stellar CEOs Have in Common

Marc Benioff knows it -- look for the biggest returns for workers to get the biggest returns for shareholders.

Will Rite Aid End Up Like Blockbuster?

Will Rite Aid End Up Like Blockbuster?

After a failed merger with Albertsons, Rite Aid faces a difficult time on its own in a changing landscape.

Profit From Experience

Profit From Experience

Synchrony is in a similar position to that of American Express a few years ago.

Go Long Costco Stock: No Membership Required

Go Long Costco Stock: No Membership Required

COST has risen nicely this year but I would not consider it extended.

Jim Cramer: Today's a Gloom Busting Day

Jim Cramer: Today's a Gloom Busting Day

There's a strong case to go back and look at retail.

Jim Cramer: With the FANG Stocks, It's One for All and All for One

Jim Cramer: With the FANG Stocks, It's One for All and All for One

The relentless emphasis on the FANG four has spawned the 'Dumas effect,' as ETFs force these stocks to trade together.

Jim Cramer: Costco, Home Depot and Best Buy Rally Says the Consumer Is Strong

Jim Cramer: Costco, Home Depot and Best Buy Rally Says the Consumer Is Strong

Talk that tariffs on imports from China may hurt consumers isn't translating into the stock prices of retailers, such as Costco, Home Depot and Best Buy, according to TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer.

Jim Cramer: This Market Is Not as Expensive as It Looks

Jim Cramer: This Market Is Not as Expensive as It Looks

The only way the market is "dangerously elevated" is if you believe that 2019 is going to be a horrendous year.

Jim Cramer: Trump Is Betting That China Is a Paper Tiger

Jim Cramer: Trump Is Betting That China Is a Paper Tiger

Our GLUM Index stocks will be hit hard by this trade war.

Amazon's One-Year Anniversary of Buying Whole Foods: A Whole Lot of Silly Hype

Amazon's One-Year Anniversary of Buying Whole Foods: A Whole Lot of Silly Hype

Amazon announced its big deal for Whole Foods one-year ago today. Since then, it has been a lot of hype and not much bite.

Millenials Are Seeing the World -- By Boat (Watch!)

Millenials Are Seeing the World -- By Boat (Watch!)

The River Cruise industry is changing its face in an attempt to attract millennials, eager for that experiential adventure. Ellen Bettridge, president and CEO of river line Uniworld tells us how. Watch!

Retailers Offering Safe Havens

"Despite a voluminous and often fervent literature on "income distribution," the cold fact is that most income is not distributed: It is earned."  -- Thomas Sowell Markets are pretty much trading at the same levels as our last update as it looks lik...

My Middle Class Squeeze Theme

Apologies for the brief interlude as I had a radio interview with Bill Meyer at KMED in Oregon that came in over the transom at the last minute. Bill wanted to talk about the news yesterday that the Fed will raise interest rates another two times th...

May's Retail Sales Report

With the May Retail Sales report in hand, let's take a look at what it means shall we?  Right off the bat, the headlines point to a stronger than expected result with May Retail Sales ex-auto +0.9% month over month vs. +0.5% consensus. That's the se...

A Busy Day Ahead

Good morning traders and investors alike! Today, I have the pleasure of manning the Diary for Doug Kass, and to kick it off we've got the May Retail Sales Report coming our way at 8:30 am ET, followed by the Business Inventories report at 11 am ET. ...