Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq:COST)
June 13th, 2019
Amidst rising markets Costco Wholesale Corporation closed Thursday up 0.96%, a $2.48 increase to close on $259.71. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $259.87.
COST outperformed the rest of the Consumer Staples sector which went up 0.11% today.
Costco Wholesale Corporation is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 376 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, COST represents about 0.45% of the S&P 500.
Costco Wholesale Corporation is listed on NASDAQ 100, and was one of 80 stocks that increased today. Weighted by market cap, COST represents about 0.45% of NASDAQ 100.
Results from 25 analysts indicates that Costco Wholesale Corporation could fall somewhat (-1.68%), while Finbox has calculated (with medium uncertainty) a fair value price of $232.26.
The market sectors were mixed Thursday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Energy saw the biggest increase of the day (1.25%), while the Healthcare sector saw the biggest drop (-0.11%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain of 23.06%.
Utilities saw the biggest turn-around compared to its 5-day performance (-0.31%), as it went up by 0.15%. Healthcare saw a turn-around from its 5-day performance of 2.18% trading down -0.11%.
- Energy, up 1.25%.
- Communication Services, up 1.14%.
- Consumer Discretionary, up 0.90%.
- Materials, up 0.58%.
- Industrials, up 0.54%.
- Financials, up 0.23%.
- Information Technology, up 0.22%.
- Utilities, up 0.15%.
- Consumer Staples, up 0.11%.
- Real Estate, up 0.09%.
- Healthcare, down -0.11%.
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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