Company profile

Ticker
COST
Exchange
Website
CEO
Walter Craig Jelinek
Employees
Incorporated in
Location
Fiscal year end
Industry (SEC)
Former names
Costco Companies Inc, Price/costco Inc
SEC CIK
IRS number
911223280

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FINRA relative short interest over last month (20 trading days) ?

Calendar

23 Dec 19
18 Feb 20
1 Sep 20

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Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) May 19 Feb 19 Nov 18 May 18
Revenue 34.74B 35.4B 35.07B 32.36B
Net income 906M 889M 767M 750M
Diluted EPS 2.05 2.01 1.73 1.7
Net profit margin 2.61% 2.51% 2.19% 2.32%
Operating income 1.12B 1.2B 949M 1.07B
Net change in cash 933M -698M 901M 1.1B
Cash on hand 7.01B 6.08B 6.78B 5.88B
Cost of revenue 30.23B 30.72B 30.62B 28.13B
Annual (USD) Sep 19 Aug 16 Aug 15
Revenue 152.7B 118.72B 116.2B
Net income 3.66B 2.35B 2.38B
Diluted EPS 8.26 5.33 5.37
Net profit margin 2.40% 1.98% 2.05%
Operating income 4.74B 3.67B 3.62B
Net change in cash 5.01B -1.42B
Cash on hand 8.38B 3.38B 4.8B
Cost of revenue 132.89B 102.9B 101.07B

Financial data from company earnings reports

69.1% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 1698 1632 +4.0%
Opened positions 138 130 +6.2%
Closed positions 72 90 -20.0%
Increased positions 646 637 +1.4%
Reduced positions 664 595 +11.6%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 88.02B 81.8B +7.6%
Total shares 305.3M 309.72M -1.4%
Total puts 6.54M 5.11M +27.9%
Total calls 4.69M 3.17M +47.9%
Total put/call ratio 1.4 1.6 -13.6%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 37.76M $10.88B +1.1%
BLK BlackRock 28.24M $8.14B +3.0%
STT State Street 18.37M $5.29B +0.6%
FMR 11.74M $3.38B +1.1%
Capital World Investors 8.87M $2.56B -2.9%
Capital Research Global Investors 7.94M $2.29B -21.5%
BAC Bank of America 7.44M $2.14B +3.8%
Geode Capital Management 6.2M $1.78B +3.8%
NTRS Northern Trust 6.18M $1.78B -3.1%
Jennison Associates 5.67M $1.63B -6.7%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Capital Research Global Investors 7.94M -2.18M -21.5%
Wellington Management 4.14M -1.69M -29.1%
BLK BlackRock 28.24M +834.02K +3.0%
Allianz Asset Management GmbH 1.03M -731.46K -41.4%
Epoch Investment Partners 650.73K -609.24K -48.4%
Winslow Capital Management 597.58K +597.58K NEW
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 1.54M -528.95K -25.6%
Millennium Management 522.96K +512.65K +4973.4%
Williams Jones Wealth Management 491.58K +491.58K NEW
Squarepoint Ops 629.86K +487.91K +343.7%

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