COST:NSD-Costco Wholesale Corp (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Discount Stores | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 533.66

Change

-0.83 (-0.16)%

Market Cap

USD 235.44B

Volume

0.74M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 557.25 (+4.42%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


COST Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Costco Wholesale Corp stock forecasts from 19 analysts, the average analyst target price for Costco Wholesale Corp is USD 557.25 over the next 12 months. Costco Wholesale Corp’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Costco Wholesale Corp is Bullish , which is based on 13 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Costco Wholesale Corp’s stock price was USD 533.66. Costco Wholesale Corp’s stock price has changed by +1.91% over the past week, +6.93% over the past month and -2.92% over the last year.

About Costco Wholesale Corp (COST:NSD)

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Australia, Spain, France, Iceland, China, and Taiwan. It offers branded and private ...Read More

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ETFs Containing COST

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
BSCJ Invesco BulletShares 2019.. 1.01 % 0.10 %

N/A

USD0.92B
WCOS:LSE SPDR® MSCI World Consume.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-0.07 (-0.15%)

USD0.07B
UBUW:F UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.04 (+0.16%)

USD0.05B
UBUV:F UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.03 (+0.10%)

USD9.87M
UBUS:F UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.06 (+0.21%)

USD0.54B
UBUR:F UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.09 (-0.33%)

USD0.05B
SMRT:PA Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+1.46 (+0.28%)

USD0.04B
XDWS:LSE Xtrackers MSCI World Cons.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.05 (-0.11%)

USD0.76B
UPVL:LSE UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+1.00 (+0.07%)

USD9.22M
ZPDS:F SPDR S&P U.S. Consumer St.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.06 (-0.17%)

USD0.28B
UC96:LSE UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+12.50 (+0.51%)

USD0.55B
SXLP:LSE SPDR S&P U.S. Consumer St.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.05 (-0.13%)

USD0.28B
SMRG:LSE Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+102.00 (+0.23%)

USD3.23M
IUQF:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Qua.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.25 (-0.03%)

USD2.68B
IUQD:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Qua.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-4.70 (-0.33%)

USD1.46B
IUQA:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Qua.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.04 (-0.44%)

USD2.68B
XDWS:F Xtrackers MSCI World Cons.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.01 (+0.01%)

USD0.76B
2B7D:XETRA iShares S&P 500 Consumer .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD0.56B
IUMF:LSE IShares Edge MSCI USA Mom.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+4.13 (+0.47%)

USD0.65B
ZPDS:XETRA SPDR S&P U.S. Consumer St.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.01 (-0.01%)

USD0.28B
OPPX Exchange Listed Funds Tru.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

+0.04 (+0.16%)

USD0.02B
3SUE:XETRA iShares MSCI World Consum.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

N/A

USD0.07B
SMRU:PA Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-0.80 (-0.15%)

USD3.23M
DEMZ Democratic Large Cap Core.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

+0.02 (+0.08%)

USD0.02B
ACVF ETF Opportunities Trust -.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

+0.01 (+0.03%)

USD0.03B
BLOV:CA Brompton North American L.. 0.00 % 0.77 %

+0.26 (+1.10%)

USD3.73M
XUCS:XETRA Xtrackers MSCI USA Consum.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.01 (+0.01%)

USD0.16B
SM8T:XETRA Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+3.80 (+0.72%)

USD0.04B
XDWS:XETRA Xtrackers MSCI World Cons.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

N/A

USD0.76B
UBUW:XETRA UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.07 (+0.26%)

USD0.05B
UBUV:XETRA UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.02 (+0.06%)

USD9.08M
UBUS:XETRA UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.12 (+0.40%)

USD0.49B
UBUR:XETRA UBS (Irl) ETF plc - Facto.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.12 (+0.42%)

USD0.04B
SPY1:XETRA SPDR® S&P 500 Low Volati.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

N/A

USD0.18B
IUMO:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Mom.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.02 (+0.14%)

USD0.65B
IUMD:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Mom.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.01 (+0.09%)

USD0.43B
CFA VictoryShares US 500 Vola.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.19 (+0.28%)

USD0.56B
PMR Invesco Dynamic Retail ET.. 0.00 % 0.63 %

N/A

USD8.08M
RWL Invesco S&P 500 Revenue E.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

+0.05 (+0.06%)

USD1.52B
RTH VanEck Retail ETF 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.08 (-0.05%)

USD0.16B
RETL Direxion Daily Retail Bul.. 0.00 % 0.97 %

-0.06 (-0.64%)

USD0.06B
QQXT First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.17 (-0.21%)

USD0.13B
QQQE Direxion NASDAQ-100® Equ.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.34 (-0.50%)

USD0.70B
QLD ProShares Ultra QQQ 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.57 (-1.37%)

USD3.07B
MILN Global X Millennials Cons.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

-0.06 (-0.22%)

USD0.10B
SCC ProShares UltraShort Cons.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.06 (-0.24%)

USD5.87M
LGLV SPDR® SSGA US Large Cap .. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.46 (+0.33%)

USD0.64B
KXI iShares Global Consumer S.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.01 (+0.02%)

USD1.21B
IYC iShares US Consumer Discr.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

-0.05 (-0.08%)

USD0.71B
HAZ:CA Horizons Active Global Di.. 0.00 % 0.78 %

+0.06 (+0.22%)

USD0.21B
DEF Invesco Defensive Equity .. 0.00 % 0.55 %

+0.29 (+0.42%)

USD0.29B
CFO VictoryShares US 500 Enha.. 0.00 % 0.36 %

-0.04 (-0.06%)

USD0.89B
RWU:CA CI MSCI USA Low Risk Weig.. 0.00 % 0.67 %

N/A

USD0.01B
SCIU Global X Scientific Beta .. 0.00 % 0.19 %

N/A

USD0.02B
HAU-U:CA Horizons Active US Divide.. 0.00 % 0.79 %

N/A

USD6.91M
USLB Invesco Russell 1000 Low .. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.17 (+0.43%)

USD8.46M
RWU-B:CA CI MSCI USA Low Risk Weig.. 0.00 % 0.68 %

N/A

USD0.02B
KLCD KFA Large Cap Quality Div.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.10 (+0.31%)

USD9.81M
ACZ:CA Middlefield US Equity Div.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

N/A

USD0.04B
SSPY Syntax Stratified LargeCa.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.12 (+0.18%)

USD0.10B
NEED Direxion Daily Cnsmr Stap.. 0.00 % 0.98 %

N/A

USD4.42M
DVOL First Trust Dorsey Wright.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.21 (+0.78%)

USD0.08B
FTXD First Trust Nasdaq Retail.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

N/A

USD0.03B
SIZE iShares MSCI USA Size Fac.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.31 (+0.26%)

USD0.32B
JMIN JPMorgan U.S. Minimum Vol.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

N/A

USD0.04B
CAPS:CA Evolve Active US Core Equ.. 0.00 % 0.70 %

N/A

USD3.62M
MIVG:CA Mackenzie Ivy Global Equi.. 0.00 % 0.84 %

N/A

USD0.02B
XLP Consumer Staples Select S.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+0.05 (+0.07%)

USD15.95B
VDC Vanguard Consumer Staples.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+0.42 (+0.21%)

USD7.71B
UCC ProShares Ultra Consumer .. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.05 (+0.19%)

USD0.01B
TQQQ ProShares UltraPro QQQ 0.00 % 0.86 %

-0.47 (-2.07%)

USD11.58B
LVOL American Century Low Vola.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

+0.11 (+0.26%)

USD8.15M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Discount Stores)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -6.00% 40% F 68% D+
Dividend Return 0.47% 50% F 9% F
Total Return -5.52% 40% F 66% D
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -2.28% 60% D- 73% C
Dividend Return 0.49% 50% F 8% F
Total Return -1.79% 60% D- 71% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 210.95% 100% A+ 92% A-
Dividend Return 13.54% 100% A+ 65% D
Total Return 224.49% 100% A+ 92% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 26.62% 100% A+ 85% B
Dividend Return 1.75% 100% A+ 49% F
Total Return 28.37% 100% A+ 86% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 13.14% 100% A+ 77% C+
Risk Adjusted Return 215.97% 100% A+ 100% A+
Market Capitalization 235.44B 100% A+ 100% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Discount Stores)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 39.88 25% F 25% F
Price/Book Ratio 11.22 20% F 8% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 31.85 40% F 8% F
EV/EBITDA 23.20 40% F 9% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 3,059.21% 100% A+ 100% A+
Return on Invested Capital 22.46% 100% A+ 88% B+
Return on Assets 7.89% 100% A+ 91% A-
Debt to Equity Ratio 31.41% 60% D- 48% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 0.68% 50% F 9% F
Short Ratio 2.12 100% A+ 59% F
Short Percent 1.03% 100% A+ 67% D+
Beta 0.72 100% A+ 73% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Ratings

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Discussions

User / Independent Analyst Ratings

User Name Target Rating Target Horizon (Months) Target Price User Analysis Date Comment

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.