Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST)

316.23
NASDAQ : Retail Trade
Prev Close 311.49
Day Low/High 309.72 / 318.05
52 Wk Low/High 262.71 / 325.26
Avg Volume 3.05M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 441.52M
Market Cap 137.53B
EPS 8.30
P/E Ratio 37.26
Div & Yield 2.80 (0.87%)
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. ...

REPLAY: Jim Cramer on the Jobs Numbers, Tariffs, Boeing, Tesla and Costco

REPLAY: Jim Cramer on the Jobs Numbers, Tariffs, Boeing, Tesla and Costco

TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer analyzes Friday's trending stocks from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Jim Cramer: There's a Buying Opportunity in Costco

Jim Cramer: There's a Buying Opportunity in Costco

TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer thinks Costco is a buy.

National Doughnut Day and 4 Other Stories to Watch Before Friday's Opening Bell

National Doughnut Day and 4 Other Stories to Watch Before Friday's Opening Bell

While you're enjoying that free National Donut Day doughnut, these are the business stories you should be watching.

Jim Cramer: Don't Throw Out Costco

Jim Cramer: Don't Throw Out Costco

The best time to buy the stock of Costco is NOT when it's the best quarter ever.

Bearish Divergence on Costco Suggests Caution Ahead

Bearish Divergence on Costco Suggests Caution Ahead

Over the past six weeks it looks like the technical structure of COST has weakened.

Video: Here's What to Expect From Costco, Lululemon and Ulta's Earnings

Video: Here's What to Expect From Costco, Lululemon and Ulta's Earnings

Earnings season is winding down, but not before a host of major names report results, like Costco, Lululemon and Ulta Beauty.

Let's Get Ready to Rumble: How to Play Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Let's Get Ready to Rumble: How to Play Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

The reason I own Nucor stock is for exposure to events such as this.

Jim Cramer: Dick's Sporting Goods Has the Winning Game Plan for Retailers

Jim Cramer: Dick's Sporting Goods Has the Winning Game Plan for Retailers

One by one, in what is a very short period of time, Dick's checked off every single box needed to stymie Amazon from crushing it.

Cramer: Stocks That Do Well In a Declining Rate Environment Are Back (Part 2)

Cramer: Stocks That Do Well In a Declining Rate Environment Are Back (Part 2)

The groups that are winners will stay winners as long as interest rates maintain their downward trajectory.

Jim Cramer: Stocks That Do Well In a Declining Rate Environment Are Back

Jim Cramer: Stocks That Do Well In a Declining Rate Environment Are Back

The crash of oil will only accelerate the move.

The Week Ahead: What to Watch in Key Jobs, Spending and Earnings Reports

The Week Ahead: What to Watch in Key Jobs, Spending and Earnings Reports

It is jam-packed four days as we shut the books on May and move into the last month of the second quarter.

Google's Search Empire Remains in Very Good Shape as GDPR Arrives

Google's Search Empire Remains in Very Good Shape as GDPR Arrives

The company's search ad business is relatively immune to new EU privacy regulations.

Jim Cramer: Fixer Upper Success Stories

Jim Cramer: Fixer Upper Success Stories

The market punished the consistent companies and rewarded the turnaround stories on Wednesday.

Jim Cramer: China's Where the Growth Is

Jim Cramer: China's Where the Growth Is

The growth driving many U.S. companies shares is disproportionately centered in China.

Costco Looks Good for Income Investors as Consumers Become More Frugal

Costco Looks Good for Income Investors as Consumers Become More Frugal

Higher gas prices and interest rates could hurt U.S. disposable income, but would help warehouse retailer COST boost its dividend.

Cramer: U.S./Chinese Trade Thaw Could Mean 'Game On' for Semiconductor M&A

Cramer: U.S./Chinese Trade Thaw Could Mean 'Game On' for Semiconductor M&A

President Trump's weekend tweet about ZTE might prompt Beijing regulators to let the Qualcomm/NXP Semiconductor merger go through.

Jim Cramer: Here's the Word Apple People Haven't Even Thought of Yet - Members!

Jim Cramer: Here's the Word Apple People Haven't Even Thought of Yet - Members!

Apple will have backed into a stream that grows even if they don't issue a new phone.

Jim Cramer: It's All About Expectations

Jim Cramer: It's All About Expectations

Earnings season is already seeing some wacky effects.

Costco Hasn't Made Up Its Mind

Costco Hasn't Made Up Its Mind

Charts suggest caution is still warranted on discount wholesaler.

Jim Cramer: Earnings Will Matter, and They Sure Mattered Today

Jim Cramer: Earnings Will Matter, and They Sure Mattered Today

Let me walk you through what happened to allow there to be a rally in the first place.

The Oil Price Rise Is a Clear and Present Danger to the Retail Industry

* Placing KSS at $63.38, and TGT at $72.82, on my Best Ideas List (short) "Retail is still a falling knife. In the U.S., we have three or four times the amount of retail space per person relative to any other country in the world. Consequently we st...

15 Sectors to Buy on a U.S./Chinese Trade War (Part I)

15 Sectors to Buy on a U.S./Chinese Trade War (Part I)

These areas have little exposure to China, so buy them on any broad-market dip over U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.

Jim Cramer: Markets Seek Domestic Tranquility

Jim Cramer: Markets Seek Domestic Tranquility

Stock markets ran higher as investors turned towards domestic-focused companies.

U.S. Retail May Still Be a Falling Knife

"Retail is still a falling knife. In the U.S., we have three or four times the amount of retail space per person relative to any other country in the world. Consequently we start with a very great supply. We have built an enormous number of obsolete...