Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq:COST)
May 17th, 2019
Amidst falling markets Costco Wholesale Corporation rose $0.91 Friday, a 0.37% increase, closing at $248.35. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $250.05. It’s expected that Costco Wholesale Corporation will report earnings within the next couple of weeks.
COST outperformed the rest of the Consumer Staples sector which went down -0.19% today.
Costco Wholesale Corporation is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 132 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, COST represents about 0.42% of the S&P 500.
Costco Wholesale Corporation is listed on NASDAQ 100, and was one of 21 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, COST represents about 0.42% of NASDAQ 100.
Analysis results from 26 analysts indicates that Costco Wholesale Corporation could go up somewhat (3.06%), while Finbox has calculated (with medium uncertainty) a fair value price of $229.07.
The market sectors were mixed Friday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Utilities saw the biggest increase of the day (0.48%), while the Industrials sector saw the biggest drop (-1.10%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain of 22.31%.
Utilities saw the biggest turnaround compared to its 5-day performance (2.42%), as it went up by 0.48%. Energy and Materials experienced turn arounds from their five day positive performances with Energy dropping -1.05%.
- Utilities, up 0.48%.
- Real Estate, down -0.17%.
- Healthcare, down -0.17%.
- Consumer Staples, down -0.19%.
- Communication Services, down -0.48%.
- Materials, down -0.50%.
- Financials, down -0.60%.
- Consumer Discretionary, down -0.80%.
- Information Technology, down -0.82%.
- Energy, down -1.05%.
- Industrials, down -1.10%.
Costco Wholesale Corporation Info
Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates gas stations, pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, the company provides gold star individual and business membership services. As of September 2, 2018, it operated 762 membership warehouses, including 527 warehouses in the United States, 100 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 28 in the United Kingdom, 26 in Japan, 15 in Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 10 in Australia, 2 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, and 1 in France. Further, the company sells its products through online. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
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