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Last $2,345 MXN
Change Today +4.64 / 0.20%
Volume 104.0
COST* On Other Exchanges
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As of 4:09 PM 08/4/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

costco wholesale corp (COST*) Snapshot

Open
$2,345
Previous Close
$2,340
Day High
$2,345
Day Low
$2,345
52 Week High
07/24/15 - $2,360
52 Week Low
08/14/14 - $1,510
Market Cap
1.0T
Average Volume 10 Days
1.3K
EPS TTM
--
Shares Outstanding
439.5M
EX-Date
08/12/15
P/E TM
--
Dividend
$1.60
Dividend Yield
4.05%
Current Stock Chart for COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP (COST*)

costco wholesale corp (COST*) Details

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. It provides dry and institutionally packaged foods; snack foods, candy, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning and institutional supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, garden and patio, and office supplies; meat, bakery, deli, and produce; and apparel, small appliances, and home furnishings. The company also operates gas stations, pharmacies, food courts, optical dispensing centers, photo processing centers, and hearing-aid centers; and engages in the travel business. In addition, it provides gold star (individual) and business membership services. As of October 8, 2014, it operated 664 warehouses, including 469 warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, 88 in Canada, 33 in Mexico, 26 in the United Kingdom, 20 in Japan, 11 in Korea, 10 in Taiwan, 6 in Australia, and 1 in Spain. Costco Wholesale Corporation also sells its products through online. The company, formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc., was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.

112,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/15/14
Founded in 1976

costco wholesale corp (COST*) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $740.4K
Co-Founder and Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $740.4K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $718.9K
Chief Operating Officer of Eastern & Canadian...
Total Annual Compensation: $700.8K
Chief Operating Officer of Southwest & Mexico...
Total Annual Compensation: $683.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

costco wholesale corp (COST*) Key Developments

Costco Wholesale Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on August 28, 2015

Costco Wholesale Corporation has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share, unchanged from the dividend paid in the previous quarter. The quarterly dividend is payable on August 28, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 14, 2015.

Costco Wholesale Reports Sales Results for the Five Weeks and Forty Four Weeks Ended July 5, 2015

Costco Wholesale reported sales results for the five weeks and forty four weeks ended July 5, 2015. The company reported net sales of $11.01 billion for five weeks, an increase of 1% from $10.88 billion during the similar period last year. Comparable sales decreased 1% for the five-week period compared to a 6% increase in the same period last year. The company said that when excluding the negative impacts from gasoline price deflation and foreign exchange comparable sales were up 6%. For the 44 weeks, the company reported net sales of $96.32 billion, an increase of 4% from $92.88 billion during the similar period last year. Comparable sales were up 2% for 44-week period compared to a 4% increase in June 2014. The company said that when excluding the negative impacts from gasoline price deflation and foreign exchange comparable sales were up 5%.

Costco Wholesale Corporation - Pre Recorded Sales/ Trading Statement Call

Costco Wholesale Corporation - Pre Recorded Sales/ Trading Statement Call

 

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