Today’s top gainers include the company Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) which is in the industry Discount, Variety Stores, gaining -1.53% today. In the last week its performance is -3.90%, and 1.75% for the past quarter. Currently, Costco Wholesale Corporation, COST has a target price of 172.15, so today’s gain of -1.53% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.27%.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST), has a market cap of 68297.17, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 74.80%.
At the current price of 155.64, it has a dividend yield of 1.16%, and its target price is 172.15. This is with a profit margin of 2.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.44. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has a P/E of 29.41, as well as a forward P/E of 26.07.
With a current EPS of 5.29, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.73%,Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 12.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.13%.
Performance for the year is 11.26%. Since its IPO date on 7/9/1986, the total performance to date is -2.82%.
Volume today for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST), is 2971600, while its average volume is 2093.65. Whilst the total gain today was -1.53%, it did have a day high of -8.23%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.53%, and 1.10% for the month. The 52-week low for Costco Wholesale Corporation, COST has been 13.21%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.23%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.50%, and its return on assets is 6.90%. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has an operating margin of 3.10%. With a sales growth of 2.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Costco Wholesale Corporation, COST is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.34, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.4 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Costco Wholesale Corporation? Well its PEG is 3.22, and the P/S is 0.58, along with a P/B of 5.94. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.34.