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Market Cap $M64,829Revenue $M112,640Net Margin (%)1.9Z-Score5.8
Enterprise Value $M62,455EPS $4.7Operating Margin %2.9F-Score7
P/E(ttm))30.6Cash Flow Per Share $6.1Pre-tax Margin (%)2.9Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book5.210-y EBITDA Growth Rate %10.0Quick Ratio0.6Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.65-y EBITDA Growth Rate %11.3Current Ratio1.2Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow16.1y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %8.0ROA % (ttm)6.5Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.0Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)18.0Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %29.0Shares Outstanding M441ROI % (ttm)13.5Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with COST

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
COSTRay Dalio 2014-12-31 Buy 0.04%$122.95 - $144.15
($136.05)
$ 147.178%New holding, 38250 sh.38,250
COSTJoel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Buy 0.03%$122.95 - $144.15
($136.19)
$ 147.178%New holding, 28604 sh.28,604
COSTKen Fisher 2014-12-31 Add$122.95 - $144.15
($136.05)
$ 147.178%Add 76.53%2,828
COSTJohn Rogers 2014-12-31 Reduce$122.95 - $144.15
($136.05)
$ 147.178%Reduce -35.09%3,389
COSTChris Davis 2014-12-31 Reduce-0.82%$122.95 - $144.15
($136.05)
$ 147.178%Reduce -31.51%4,522,761
COSTPRIMECAP Management 2014-12-31 Reduce-0.02%$122.95 - $144.15
($136.05)
$ 147.178%Reduce -43.05%203,550
COSTKen Fisher 2014-09-30 Buy $115.75 - $127.62
($120.97)
$ 147.1722%New holding, 1602 sh.1,602
COSTChris Davis 2014-09-30 Reduce-1.17%$115.75 - $127.62
($120.97)
$ 147.1722%Reduce -34.29%6,603,246
COSTPRIMECAP Management 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$115.75 - $127.62
($120.97)
$ 147.1722%Reduce -21.86%357,450
COSTJohn Rogers 2014-06-30 Buy 0.01%$110.65 - $118.23
($114.71)
$ 147.1728%New holding, 5057 sh.5,057
COSTChris Davis 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.45%$110.65 - $118.23
($114.71)
$ 147.1728%Reduce -12.88%10,049,555
COSTPRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.06%$110.65 - $118.23
($114.71)
$ 147.1728%Reduce -50.98%457,450
COSTKen Fisher 2014-03-31 Sold Out $110.18 - $119.02
($114.52)
$ 147.1728%Sold Out0
COSTChris Davis 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.33%$110.18 - $119.02
($114.58)
$ 147.1728%Reduce -8.9%11,535,342
COSTPRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.07%$110.18 - $119.02
($114.58)
$ 147.1728%Reduce -35.07%933,150
COSTKen Fisher 2013-12-31 Buy $112.21 - $125.43
($119.64)
$ 147.1723%New holding, 1772 sh.1,772
COSTChris Davis 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.31%$103.61 - $114.83
($109.33)
$ 147.1735%Reduce -8.27%12,946,197
COSTPRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.08%$103.61 - $114.83
($109.33)
$ 147.1735%Reduce -26.04%1,436,250
COSTRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$103.61 - $114.83
($109.33)
$ 147.1735%Sold Out0
COSTRay Dalio 2013-03-31 Buy 0.01%$98.73 - $106.64
($102.24)
$ 147.1744%New holding, 13306 sh.13,306
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

COST is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
COST Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-3128,6040.010.03New Buy
COST Ray Dalio 2014-12-3138,2500.010.04New Buy
COST Ken Fisher 2014-12-312,82800+76.53%
COST Ruane Cunniff 2014-12-31741,2460.170.54+0.21%
COST Ron Baron 2014-12-3115,97300.01
COST Tom Gayner 2014-12-3139,0000.010.15
COST Mario Gabelli 2014-12-31105,4600.020.08
COST Warren Buffett 2014-12-314,333,3630.980.56
COST Chris Davis 2014-12-314,522,7611.032.1-31.51%
COST John Rogers 2014-12-313,38900.01-35.09%
COST PRIMECAP Management 2014-12-31203,5500.050.03-43.05%
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COST: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VP 2015-01-29Sell10,000$139.835.39view
Rose Timothy L.Executive VP 2015-01-13Sell4,082$142.653.31view
ZOOK DENNIS RExecutive VP 2015-01-12Sell8,000$142.543.39view
McKay John DExecutive Vice President 2014-12-18Sell3,648$141.074.47view
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFO 2014-12-17Sell3,000$139.295.8view
Rose Timothy L.Executive VP 2014-12-15Sell5,000$139.016.01view
Rose Timothy L.Executive VP 2014-12-11Sell5,000$1423.78view
GATES WILLIAM H IIDirector 2014-11-13Sell1,200$138.186.65view
Murphy James P.Executive VP 2014-11-07Sell14,744$136.657.84view
Murphy James P.Executive VP 2014-11-07Sell8,777$136.827.71view

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    Quarterly/Annual Reports about COST:

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    AMERICAN EXPRESS Slapped With Charges Of Violation Of U.S. Anti-Trust Laws Feb 21 2015 
    Retail Sector Dividend Master Feb 19 2015 
    American Express Parts Ways with Costco Feb 16 2015 
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