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Costco Wholesale Corp $ 302.86 0.46 (0.15%)

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ISSAQUAH, Wash., Oct. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the “Company”) ( COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco common stock of 65 cents per share. The quarterly dividend is payable November 15, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 1, 2019.

Costco currently operates 783 warehouses, including 544 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 100 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 29 in the United Kingdom,

0 Views    Marketwired    2019-10-19 00:00
Investment company DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co (Current Portfolio) buys TC Energy Corp, Enbridge Inc, Alithya Group Inc, Coca-Cola Co, Brookfield Renewable Partners LP, sells TC Energy Corp, Amazon.com Inc, Procter & Gamble Co, The Walt Disney Co, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co. As of 2019Q3, DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co owns 127 stocks with a total value of $340 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
0 Views    [email protected]    2019-10-18 23:38
Parsippany, NJ, based Investment company NuWave Investment Management, LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Amgen Inc, Lowe's Inc, Exxon Mobil Corp, Starbucks Corp, Costco Wholesale Corp, sells Anadarko Petroleum Corp, CME Group Inc, Dollar General Corp, The Hershey Co, Red Hat Inc during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, NuWave Investment Management, LLC. As of 2019Q3, NuWave Investment Management, LLC owns 427 stocks with a total value of $101 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
0 Views    [email protected]    2019-10-15 15:38
Seattle, WA, based Investment company Perkins Coie Trust Co (Current Portfolio) buys Nike Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp, JPMorgan Chase, Allergan PLC, Washington Federal Inc, sells Vanguard Small-Cap ETF, Emerson Electric Co, DuPont de Nemours Inc, Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF, China Mobile during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Perkins Coie Trust Co. As of 2019Q3, Perkins Coie Trust Co owns 319 stocks with a total value of $220 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
0 Views    [email protected]    2019-10-11 17:38
A look at the company's 2019 financial results

Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) recently reported financial results for the fourth quarter of 2019. It was another stellar year for the company, with net sales increasing 8% to $149.4 billion. As shown below, revenues have consistently increased at an attractive rate over the past decade (with the 2015 and 2016 results both reflective of currency headwinds and gas price deflation):

Same-store sales (comps) increased 6% in the fourth quarter and for the full year, led by a roughly 4% increase in customer traffic. Comps were helped by 23% growth in e-commerce, which now accounts for roughly

410 Views    The Science of Hitting    2019-10-10 14:42

ISSAQUAH, Wash., Oct. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the “Company”) ( COST) today reported net sales of $14.41 billion for the retail month of September, the five weeks ended October 6, 2019, an increase of 5.6 percent from $13.64 billion last year.

Comparable sales were as follows:

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0 Views    Marketwired    2019-10-10 00:00
Investment company Parisi Gray Wealth Management (Current Portfolio) buys SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, Apollo Global Management Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp, United Technologies Corp, iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF, sells Apollo Global Management Inc, Exact Sciences Corp, Altria Group Inc, Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Parisi Gray Wealth Management. As of 2019Q3, Parisi Gray Wealth Management owns 100 stocks with a total value of $150 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
0 Views    [email protected]    2019-10-09 21:38

ISSAQUAH, Wash., Oct. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Costco Wholesale is committed to protecting workers in its supply chains.  In furtherance of this commitment, the Company confirms that it has acted appropriately relative to children’s sleepers that have been referenced in the media.

The sleepers that had been on sale at Costco until very recently were sourced from factories outside the Xinjiang region and without connection to the entity that was recently named as the subject of a detention order by the Customs and Border

0 Views    Marketwired    2019-10-09 20:01
San Francisco, CA, based Investment company Polaris Wealth Advisers, LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Dollar General Corp, CVS Health Corp, Kellogg Co, Johnson Controls International PLC, Delta Air Lines Inc, sells American Express Co, Anthem Inc, Wynn Resorts, Analog Devices Inc, PACCAR Inc during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Polaris Wealth Advisers, LLC. As of 2019Q3, Polaris Wealth Advisers, LLC owns 144 stocks with a total value of $1.2 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.
0 Views    [email protected]    2019-10-09 19:38
Investment company Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (Current Portfolio) buys Las Vegas Sands Corp, DuPont de Nemours Inc, Lear Corp, Costco Wholesale Corp, The Toro Co, sells Altria Group Inc, DuPont de Nemours Inc, General Electric Co, Copart Inc, Verizon Communications Inc during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Northwest Bancshares, Inc.. As of 2019Q3, Northwest Bancshares, Inc. owns 136 stocks with a total value of $238 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
0 Views    [email protected]    2019-10-09 17:38
Stocks are trading below Peter Lynch value and have good business predictability

In light of falling U.S. producer prices, three defensive retail companies with good growth potential according to the All-in-One Screener’s Peter Lynch Growth Screen are Big Lots Inc. (BIG), The Kroger Co. (KR) and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA).

Dow tumbles as trade worries hurt U.S. producer price indexes

On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,164.04, down 313.98 points from Monday’s close of 26,478.02 on the heels of U.S. producer prices declining the most in eight months.

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The U.S. Department of Labor reported the final demand producer price index declined

274 Views    James Li    2019-10-08 21:36
Retailer tops revenue forecasts

Shares of Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) fell 1.6% to $284.25 in after-hours trading on Thursday despite announcing positive results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2019.

The warehouse chain operator posted GAAP earnings of $2.47 per share, up 4.7% year over year, on $47.5 billion in revenue, reflecting 7% growth from the year-ago quarter. Earnings beat estimates by 8 cents and revenue topped projections by $210 million.

During the quarter, the company's adjusted total comparable sales increased 5.1% and e-commerce sales grew 21.9%.

By geographic segment, comparable sales rose 5.2% in the U.S., 4.7% in Canada and 5% internationally.

Costco

201 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2019-10-04 15:10

ISSAQUAH, Wash., Oct. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the “Company”) ( COST) today announced its operating results for the 16-week fourth quarter and the 52-week fiscal year, ended September 1, 2019.

Net sales for the quarter were $46.45 billion, an increase of 7.0 percent from $43.41 billion during the similar period last year. Net sales for the fiscal year were $149.35 billion, an increase of 7.9 percent from $138.43 billion during the similar period last year.

Comparable sales for

0 Views    Marketwired    2019-10-04 00:00

Costco member savings on Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models Oct. 1, 2019, through Jan. 2, 2020.

San Diego, Oct. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In anticipation of holiday shopping, the Costco Auto Program Season of Values promotion, launched today. The promotion will be available nationwide Oct. 1, 2019, through Jan. 2, 2020, on qualifying Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac cars, trucks and SUVs.* For the past 12 years, Costco Auto Program has been running year-end promotions with manufacturers. Proven to be highly successful with

0 Views    Marketwired    2019-10-01 16:01
Some thoughts on the retailer's recent financial results

Kroger Co. (KR) reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 on Sept. 12. Revenue for the quarter increased 2.5% to $22.1 billion (adjusted for fuel and the sale of the convenience store business), with same-store sales (what Kroger calls identical or ID sales) up 2.2%. While this still lags peers like Costco (COST), Walmart (WMT) and Dollar General (DG) by a wide margin, it has been slow and steady improvement for Kroger over the past six quarters.

In the quarter, revenues for the company’s own store brands increased 3%, led by Simply

710 Views    The Science of Hitting    2019-09-24 15:02
Shares of several big-box retailers had mixed reactions to the announcement

On Tuesday, the Redbook Index revealed U.S. same-store sales increased 5.4% for the week ended Sept. 14, 2019, compared to the same week in 2018.

It was also 50 basis points higher than the comparable week in August.

Following the announcement, shares of several large retailers either lost some shine or were tepid at close on Tuesday.

Shares of Walmart Inc. (WMT) rose 0.81% to close at $116.51 on Tuesday for a market capitalization of $331.39 billion. The stock has gained 25% so far this year, outperforming the S&P 500 Index by 5.2%.

The retail giant

73 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2019-09-18 19:10
Lululemon Athletica jumps on strong results

U.S. stocks were in the green on Friday despite a weaker-than-expected jobs report. The U.S. created 130,000 jobs in August, below the 150,000 expected.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.29% to 26,810, the S&P 500 index rose 0.20% to 2,982 and the Nasdaq Composite Index swelled 0.16% to 8,129.

Shares of Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) gained more than 7% after announcing second-quarter results. The company posted earnings of 96 cents per share on $883.35 million in revenue, reflecting 22

32 Views    Omar Venerio    2019-09-06 16:42

ISSAQUAH, Wash., Sept. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the “Company”) ( COST) today reported net sales of $11.79 billion for the retail month of August, the four weeks ended September 1, 2019, an increase of 6.9 percent from $11.03 billion last year.

For the 16-week fourth quarter ended September 1, 2019, the Company reported net sales of $46.45 billion, an increase of 7.0 percent compared to net sales of $43.41 billion during the similar period last year.

For the

0 Views    Marketwired    2019-09-06 00:00
Stock performance of Broadcom, Costco and Yum China remain resilient despite an ongoing trade war

The turbulent performance of market indices worldwide brought about by the ongoing trade war has been observable on a daily basis. Tariffs being put on imported goods from either the U.S. or China causes some investors to panic-sell instead of endure the situation until both countries find a deal. Those who have remained invested and think that their companies will carry on have reaped some benefits.

The first example, Costco (COST), gained a healthy 5% yesterday, bringing its stock price to an all-time high. This happened after it successfully opened its store nowhere else but in China. The Costco store

100 Views    Mark Yu    2019-08-28 15:22
Anaplan falls on quarterly results

U.S. stocks were in the red on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.28% to 25,826, the S&P 500 Index declined 0.19% to 2,873 and the Nasdaq Composite Index dipped 0.24% to 7,834.

Shares of Anaplan Inc. (PLAN) fell more than 5.5% after announcing second-quarter results. The software company posted a loss of 12 cents per share on $84.54 million in revenue, reflecting 46.2% growth from the prior-year quarter. The company

36 Views    Omar Venerio    2019-08-27 20:02

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