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3/11/14Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Will millennials kill Costco? (Jutia Group)

[at Fortune] - By Brad Tuttle This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com. The suburban, car-loving, McMansion-owning parents of millennials represent Costco's (COST) ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), currently valued at $50.45B, began trading this morning at $114.56.   [...]

3/6/14Stock Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Today’s Trending Tickers: Costco s... (Jutia Group)

[Breakout] - http://d.yimg.com/hd/breakout/lotus/673f6376-8e31-4049-bfbd-a67af84fbc07_21zuyUqfVxbf1_1_0.jpg?s=402923877d19e765b086234bfebf1835&c=79cd4a963e606702454f1818f71779e5&a=breakout&mr=0 Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at $50.21B, began trading this morning at $113.00.   Today’s price range has been between $112.27 and $114.19 per share with its 52-week range being $101.01 to $126.12.   Costco (COST) shares are currently priced [...]

3/3/14Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Costco to open first West London warehouse (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - Kier Property has forward-funded the £41m sale of a membership warehouse club for Costco at the historic Western International Market (WIM) site in Hayes, Middlesex. The 140,000sq ft warehouse, Costco's ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at $50.90B, began trading this morning at $116.12.   [...]

2/5/14Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Jeffries Lowers Target Price, EPS Estimates on Cos... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Jeffries lowered its target price on Costco (COST) to $105, set a "hold" rating and lowered its EPS estimates. The firm cited Costco's promotional holiday period and continued pressure on fresh ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current market cap of $48.48B, opened at $110.22. [...]

1/28/14Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Costco’s Respect for Its Workers Wins Obama’s ... (Jutia Group)

[at Wall St. Cheat Sheet] - President Obama is expected to take a trip to Costco Wednesday to praise the retailer that offers better benefits than other big box stores like Wal-Mart. Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at $50.30B, started trading this morning at $113.53.   [...]

1/22/14Company Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Greenberg: Is Costco Vulnerable to... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Retailers have been blaming everything and nothing for the recent spate of bad performance. In the end, however, it may be rather simple: For the first holiday ever, online shopping really appears to have ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at $50.14B, opened this morning at [...]

1/15/14Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) ~ Costco attracts vote of confidence (Jutia Group)

[optionMONSTER] - Traders are apparently looking for Costco to hold current levels through its next sales report in coming weeks. optionMONSTER's tracking systems detected heavy selling in the Weekly 114 puts that expire ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at $51.23B, opened this morning at $116.07.   [...]

1/10/14Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) | Due Diligence: Costco (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - In the comment section on my last article "Building A Portfolio Part 3: Due Diligence" where I demonstrated my 12-Step process of investigation, I was asked to take a closer look at Costco ( ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current market cap of [...]

1/9/14Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) | As traffic slumps and teen-oriented stores struggle,... (Jutia Group)

[at MarketWatch] - With the exception of a few bright spots like Costco Wholesale Corp., many of the downbeat forecasts about the holiday season turned out to be a prophecy fulfilled. Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current market cap of $52.11B, opened this morning at $116.23.   [...]

1/8/14Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Showing Signs ... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Trade-Ideas LLC identified Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) as a "roof leaker" (crossing below the 200-day simple moving average on higher than normal relative volume) candidate Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current market cap of $50.25B, opened this morning at $116.04.   A [...]

1/6/14Company Update – Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Interesting April Stock Options... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Costco Wholesale Corp . So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at $51.00B, opened this morning at $117.49. [...]

1/3/14Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) | How Is Wal-Mart Faring Against Kroger and Costco? (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - As the largest retailer in the world, is Wal-Mart too big to continue its excellent track record of growth? And are companies like Kroger and Costco waiting to grab a greater share of the retail market ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current market [...]

12/31/13Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) | Costco Is Undervalued (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - With a $51 billion market capitalization, Costco ( COST ) is the 4th largest retailer in the US and in the world as well. Through 92.6M square feet area, averaging 143,000 per warehouse, the company has ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at $52.22B, started [...]

12/30/13Stock Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – 2 Retailers You Should Buy In 2014 (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - According to First Research, warehouse club and superstores are expected grow at a good pace in the next two years, which is why the likes of Costco ( COST ) and PriceSmart ( PSMT ) could be good investments.... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at [...]

12/25/13Company Update – Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Costco: A Long-Term Buy (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - Costco Corp. ( COST ) operates a productive retail stores base and has been making efforts to expand its store base in the U.S. and international markets. COST's growth story remains attractive and the ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current market cap of [...]

12/24/13Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) ~ For Target, a Breach of Trust Is the Main Concern (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - In the wake of one of the most widespread data heists ever, Target's woes seem only to have grown and competitors Costco and Wal-Mart look set to benefit in the short term. Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current value of $52.19B, started the session [...]

12/16/13Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) ~ Interesting January 2014 Stock Options for COST (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Costco Wholesale Corp (NASD: COST). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2014 expiration for COST. The put contract our YieldBoost algorithm [...]

12/12/13Company Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Costco Misses Earnings, Holiday Sa... (Jutia Group)

[TheStreet] - Dollar General is the only discount retailer that's higher today than a month ago as Costco disappoints on earnings. Big Lots is down big along with Ross Stores. Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current market cap of $52.04B, opened at $118.52.   During [...]

12/11/13Company Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Higher operating expenses pinch Co... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Costco Wholesale Corp reported a first-quarter profit and sales that fell short of analysts' estimates, hurt by a rise in operating expenses. Shares of the warehouse club operator, which sells everything ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current value of $51.99B, started the session at $118.10. [...]

12/10/13Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) ~ [video] Massive e-commerce opportunity for Costco: T... (Jutia Group)

[at CNBC] - Costco will report earnings data on Wednesday. FMHR trader Simon Baker sees strong growth at the company, while Mike Murphy says the stock is too richly valued. Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at $52.68B, began trading this morning at $121.19.   Looking at [...]

12/5/13Stock Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – L Brands, Costco November Sales Trai... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - L Brands Inc. and Costco Wholesale Corp. posted November same-store sales that trailed analysts’ projections as retailers poured on steep discounts to entice wary shoppers. Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), currently valued at $52.69B, began trading this morning at $121.50.   During the trading [...]

12/2/13Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) ~ One Put, One Call Option To Know About for Costco Wh... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Costco Wholesale Corp (NASD: COST). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2014 expiration for COST. The put contract our YieldBoost algorithm [...]

11/27/13Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – First Week of COST July 2014 Options Trading (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Investors in Costco Wholesale Corp (NASD: COST) saw new options become available this week, for the July 2014 expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 234 days until expiration the newly available Read [...]

11/25/13Company Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Interesting July 2014 Stock Option... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Costco Wholesale Corp (NASD: COST). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the July 2014 expiration for COST. The put contract our YieldBoost algorithm [...]

11/21/13Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) – Why Costco Is Beating Wal-Mart (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - Costco is one of the best performing retailers this year, with increasing revenue, profitability and members. Is Costco on its way to replacing Wal-Mart and becoming the largest retailer in the world? Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value of $257.56B, opened at $78.74. [...]

11/20/13Stock Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Costco apologizes for California bib... (Jutia Group)

[AP] - A Costco store in Southern California drew some unwanted attention this week after labeling some of its Bibles as fiction. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/18nVqRy) Wednesday that Caleb Kaltenbach, ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at $54.13B, began trading this morning at $124.00. Looking [...]

11/19/13Company Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Costco Is A Sell/Short At Resistance (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - By Neal Rau Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) has aggressive expansion plans, which include plans to open 36 new warehouses, half in U.S. and half international. At the end of Q4, Costco operated 642 ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current value of [...]

11/18/13Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) ~ Interesting January 2016 Stock Options for Costco Wh... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Costco Wholesale Corp (NASD: COST). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2016 expiration for COST. The put contract our YieldBoost algorithm [...]

11/11/13Stock Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Ex-Dividend Reminder: Costco Wholesa... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/13/13, Costco Wholesale Corp (NASD: COST), Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), and Shaw Communications Inc (NYSE: SJR) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Costco Wholesale Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.31 on 11/29/13, Kroger [...] [...]

11/7/13Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) | U.S. retailers’ October sales rise, but holiday co... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Costco Wholesale Corp and Victoria's Secret parent L Brands Inc were among the major U.S. retailers to report same-store sales gains for October, but the outlook remained downbeat heading into the holiday ... Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), with a current market cap of $53.86B, opened this morning [...]

11/4/13Company Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – One Put, One Call Option To Know A... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Costco Wholesale Corp (NASD: COST). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the April 2014 expiration for COST. The put contract our YieldBoost algorithm [...]

11/1/13Stock Update: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – [video] GM, Ford, Berkshire in Spotl... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - The October surprise in 2013 may well have been GM and Ford's resurgence during the federal government shutdown. Plus, Jim Cramer says Costco could give Macy's and Nordstrom some healthy competition. Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), valued at $52.16B, started the session at $118.60. Looking [...]

10/29/13A Growth Company You Might Not Know About – Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - Wouldn’t it be nice to own Wal-Mart or Costco before they were Wal-Mart and Costco? This company might present that type of opportunity. Read more on this. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), currently valued at $51.82B, began trading this morning at $117.47. Looking at today's trading action, the company's one day [...]

9/7/13Costco Wholesale Corporation Entry Chart (Trading with the Average Jay)

Looking for an investment idea? How about Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST.)   I just came back from our local store and there was not but a handful of parking spots available. You would have thought it was the day after Thanksgiving. They do have quite a bit of Christmas items out on the side note. The lines were at least 5 deep on the registers. Can people really eat that much food? How many people  need a 3000lb bag of frozen green beans? I've been a shopper at COST...

4/15/13Our Experts Reveal Their "Pullback Wish List" (Jutia Group)

As the markets were hitting new highs last week, poker player and investor Amy Calistri was contemplating the odds and plotting her course of action. Her main questions were: "What are the chances these gains will reverse course anytime soon? And how can I position my Stock of the Month portfolio accordingly?" Last question first... In addressing the [...]

2/20/13How Giving Up a Cheeseburger Will Make You Money (Investment U)

This weekend, my son and I took a trip to Costco (Nasdaq: COST). We needed a six-year supply of paper towels and a carton of blueberries the size of a Buick. I'm kidding – about the paper towels at least. My kids can eat their weight in blueberries every day. >> How Giving Up a Cheeseburger Will Make You Money

2/6/13Aeroplan Miles and CostCo Gift Cards (Michael James on Money)

For many years now I couldn’t see what benefit I was getting from Aeroplan miles. Every time I tried to use the miles to book a flight I wasn’t offered any decent connections, and I ended up just paying for flights that suited me better. Even having Air Canada elite status doesn’t seem to help. But, I found a way to deal with the problem that involves CostCo. Years ago the situation was different. I was actually able to use Aeroplan miles for free flights. And this was back when...

1/31/13Costco Dividend Stock Analysis for 2013 (The DIV-Net)

Costco Wholesale (COST) is a large membership warehouse retailer that sells a variety of bulk goods in several countries. -Seven Year Revenue Growth Rate: 9.4%  -Seven Year EPS Growth Rate: 8.6% -Seven Year Dividend Growth Rate: 13.3% -Current Dividend Yield: 1.08% -Balance Sheet Strength: Strong Costco is one of the lowest yielding stocks that I publish analysis articles on when not taking into account their recent huge one-time special dividend. Overall, much like last year, I...

1/7/13(COST) Costco Wholesale Posts Robust Comparable-Store Results (Stock Blog Hub)

The holiday season ended on an upbeat note for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), as the leading U.S. warehouse club operators posted robust December comparable-store sales data that betters analysts’ expectations. Sales for the month were positively impacted by inflation in gasoline prices and favorable foreign currency fluctuation. After an increase of 6% in November, Costco’s comparable-store [...]

1/2/13(COST) Costco Wholesale Corporation Shares Held at Neutral by Analyst (Stock Blog Hub)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) continues to be a dominant retail wholesaler based on the breadth and quality of merchandises it offers. The company’s strategy to sell products at heavily discounted prices has helped it maintain positive growth amid the beleaguered economic conditions as budget-conscious customers continue to see it as a viable option for low-cost [...]

12/10/12(COST) Rush for Dividend or Miss the Bus (Stock Blog Hub)

The impact of the “Fiscal Cliff” or $600 billion in spending cuts and increase in tax rate on dividend income and capital gains will take its effect from the beginning of 2013 if concrete measures are not taken to avert it. However, Republicans and Democrats still continue to wrangle about ways to find a solution. Consequently, [...]

11/29/12(COST) Costco Wholesale Corporation Comparable-Store Sales Rise (Stock Blog Hub)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), one of the leading U.S. warehouse club operators, recently posted sales data for the four-week period ended November 25, 2012 that betters analysts’ expectations. Sales for the month were positively impacted by inflation in gasoline prices and favorable foreign currency fluctuation. After an ascension of 7% in October, Costco’s comparable-store sales for November [...]

10/29/12Are Costco’s Growth Days Over? (Jutia Group)

Some stocks do so well for so long that investors start assuming these stocks will always be superstars, despite mounting evidence to the contrary. It's a dangerous trap to fall into, since buying on reputation alone can lead to big disappointment if a stock no longer has what it takes to outperform. I believe wholesaler Costco [...]

10/23/12(COST) Costco Wholesale Corporation Beats on Higher Sales (Stock Blog Hub)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) came out with better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2012 results today. The quarterly earnings of $1.39 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.30, and surged 28.7% from $1.08 earned in the prior-year period. The boost in the bottom-line was buoyed by a double-digit growth in the top-line due to improved sales of discretionary [...]

10/17/12(COST) Costco Wholesale Corporation Earnings Scorecard (Stock Blog Hub)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), a leading U.S. warehouse club operator, posted its fourth-quarter 2012 results on October 11. Here we will discuss the company’s scorecard based on the recent earnings announcement, subsequent estimate revisions by analysts as well as the Zacks Rank and long-term recommendation for the stock. Last Quarter Synopsis Costco Wholesale Corporation, posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter [...]

9/17/12Walmart and Costco deploy more Solar than the entire State of Florida (Green Chip Stocks)

Commercial solar is growing rapidly.

7/5/12Slow Market Holding Tough (WAG, COST, LTD, NFLX, ISS, TMRAY) (tickerspy.com)

Generally disappointing retail sales and a weak Service ISM number offset a number of central banks lowering rates as well as a better-than-expected weekly jobless claims number. At the end of the day, stocks ended mixed, with the Nasdaq barely squeaking out a gain. Overall, the market is holding tough, albeit on a very slow [...]

4/13/12Retail Stocks Slip With Indexes (The Market Financial)

This morning, many of the leading retail stocks are declining lower to start the session. The important Merrill Lynch Retail HOLDRS ETF (NYSEARCA:RTH) is declining lower by 0.20 cents to $41.28 a share. This ETF will have intra-day support around the $41.25, and $40.93 levels. The daily chart for the RTH is still trading above [...]

4/5/12Costco Misses Targets (Benzinga)

Friday saw Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) post a 6% rise in same-store sales for the month of March but still fall short of market expectations. According to the Chicago Tribune, the company's numbers were hurt in part by weak foreign currencies compared with the U.S. dollar. Analysts had been expecting same-store sales (specifically, sales in stores open for a minimum of a one year) to go up 6.7%. This would take into account the impact of fuel prices, according to data published by...

3/15/12Retail Stocks Finally Pause (The Market Financial)

The retail sector has been extremely strong since late December 2011. The Market Vectors Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:RTH) has surged higher by more than $4.00 since that time. This morning, the RTH is declining lower by just 0.08 cents to $41.23 a share. Short term traders should watch for intra-day support [...]


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