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Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ:COST)

480.3 USD +13.9 USD ( +2.98% )
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Intrinsic Value

The intrinsic value of one COST stock under the Base Case scenario is 376.96 USD. Compared to the current market price of 480.3 USD, Costco Wholesale Corp is Overvalued by 22%.

The Intrinsic Value is calculated as the average of the two valuation methods:

COST Intrinsic Value
Base Case
376.96 USD
Overvaluation 22%
Intrinsic Value
Price
Worst Case
Base Case
Best Case

Fundamental Analysis

COST Profitability Score
Profitability Due Diligence

Costco Wholesale Corp's profitability score is 58/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

58/100
Profitability
Score

Costco Wholesale Corp's profitability score is 58/100. The higher the profitability score, the more profitable the company is.

COST Solvency Score
Solvency Due Diligence

Costco Wholesale Corp's solvency score is 80/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

Short-Term Liabilities
Long-Term Liabilities
Negative Net Debt
Low D/E
80/100
Solvency
Score

Costco Wholesale Corp's solvency score is 80/100. The higher the solvency score, the more solvent the company is.

Wall Street
Price Targets

COST Price Targets Summary
Costco Wholesale Corp

Wall Street analysts forecast COST stock price to rise over the next 12 months.

According to Wall Street analysts, the average 1-year price target for COST is 587.74 USD with a low forecast of 444.4 USD and a high forecast of 711.9 USD.

Lowest
Price Target
444.4 USD
7% Downside
Average
Price Target
587.74 USD
22% Upside
Highest
Price Target
711.9 USD
48% Upside
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Insider Trading

COST Insider Trading
Buy and sell transactions by insiders

Costco Wholesale Corp insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

During the last 3 months Costco Wholesale Corp insiders have not bought any shares, and sold 1.4M USD worth of shares. The last transaction was made on Jul 20, 2022 by James P Murphy, who sold 788k USD worth of COST shares.

Sold
0-3
months
1.4M USD
3
3-6
months
6.4M USD
4
6-9
months
1.8M USD
2
9-12
months
6.2M USD
3
Bought
0-3
months
0
0 USD
3-6
months
1
400k USD
6-9
months
0
0 USD
9-12
months
1
500k USD
Cumulative Transactions Amount
Period Sold Bought Net
3 Months
1.4M USD
N/A
-1.4M
6 Months
7.9M USD
400k USD
-7.5M
9 Months
9.7M USD
400k USD
-9.3M
12 Months
15.9M USD
900k USD
-15M
Date Value Insider Name Amount Avg Price
2022-07-20
Sell
787 800 USD
James P Murphy -1 500 525.2 USD
2022-07-15
Sell
156 504 USD
Kenneth D Denman -300 521.68 USD
2022-07-14
Sell
505 600 USD
Richard A Galanti -1 000 505.6 USD
2022-06-22
Sell
1 160 000 USD
James P Murphy -2 500 464 USD
2022-06-07
Buy
400 129 USD
Mary Agnes Wilderotter +850 470.74 USD
2022-04-08
Sell
2 712 294 USD
Daniel M Hines -4 498 603 USD
2022-04-08
Sell
301 015 USD
Claudine Adamo -500 602.03 USD
2022-03-29
Sell
2 265 160 USD
Timothy L Rose -4 000 566.29 USD
2022-03-23
Sell
138 668 USD
Kenneth D Denman -250 554.67 USD
2022-01-27
Sell
1 633 949 USD
Roland Michael Vachris -3 318 492.45 USD
2021-12-21
Buy
499 620 USD
Mary Agnes Wilderotter +925 540.13 USD
2021-12-15
Sell
1 228 972 USD
Richard A Galanti -2 218 554.09 USD
2021-12-13
Sell
2 796 600 USD
James P Murphy -5 000 559.32 USD
2021-12-13
Sell
2 224 080 USD
Russell D Miller -4 000 556.02 USD
2021-08-13
Sell
1 464 359 USD
Joseph P Portera -3 287 445.5 USD
2021-07-12
Sell
1 637 600 USD
Roland Michael Vachris -4 000 409.4 USD
2021-06-28
Sell
1 584 560 USD
Timothy L Rose -4 000 396.14 USD
2021-06-14
Sell
1 902 650 USD
James C Klauer -5 000 380.53 USD
2021-06-07
Sell
960 775 USD
Patrick J Callans -2 500 384.31 USD
2021-04-29
Sell
829 694 USD
Richard A Galanti -2 230 372.06 USD
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Competitors

Competitors Valuation
Costco Wholesale Corp Competitors

Shareholder Return

COST Price
Costco Wholesale Corp

1M 1M
-10%
6M 6M
-15%
1Y 1Y
+5%
3Y 3Y
+76%
5Y 5Y
+213%
Annual Price Range
480.3
52w Low
415.71
52w High
606.02
Price Metrics
Average Annual Return 25.87%
Standard Deviation of Annual Returns 16.12%
Max Drawdown -31%

Company Profile

Costco Wholesale Corp

Country

United States of America

Industry

Retail

Market Cap

213B USD

Dividend Yield

0.77%

Description

Costco Wholesale Corp. engages in the operation of membership warehouses. The company is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington and currently employs 288,000 full-time employees. The firm's average warehouse space is approximately 146,000 square feet. The firm's warehouses on average operate on a seven-day, 70-hour week. The firm offers merchandise in various categories, which include food and sundries (including dry foods, packaged foods, groceries, snack foods, candy, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies); hardlines (including appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio); fresh foods (including meat, produce, deli, and bakery); softlines (including apparel and small appliances), and ancillary (including gasoline and pharmacy businesses).

Contact

WASHINGTON
Issaquah
999 Lake Dr
+14253138100.0
https://www.costco.com/

IPO

1985-12-05

Employees

288 000

Officers

CEO & Director
Mr. W. Craig Jelinek
Pres, COO & Director
Mr. Ron M. Vachris
Exec. VP, CFO & Director
Mr. Richard A. Galanti
Exec. VP & COO of International Division
Mr. James P. Murphy
Exec. VP of Admin.
Mr. Patrick J. Callans
Sr. VP of Financial Planning & Investor Relations and Treasury
Mr. Robert E. Nelson III
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Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
Mr. John Sullivan
Sr. VP of Membership, Marketing, Services & Publishing
Sandy Torrey
Sr. VP of Depots & Traffic
Mr. John D. Thelan
Exec. VP of Ancillary Bus.es, Manufacturing & Bus. Centers
Mr. Timothy L. Rose
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What is the Intrinsic Value of one COST stock?

The intrinsic value of one COST stock under the Base Case scenario is 376.96 USD.

Is COST stock undervalued or overvalued?

Compared to the current market price of 480.3 USD, Costco Wholesale Corp is Overvalued by 22%.