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Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
The following stock analysis is based on 7.5 years of data (i.e. since Feb 08, 2013). All the stock history has been downloaded.
Costco Wholesale Corporation trades on the NasdaqGS exchange in USD dollars.
It is in the consumer-c sector.
It is currently trading at $329.32 ($325.53 the previous day).It pays a 0.81% dividend.
The next reporting date is in 52 days (2020 09 25).
CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $2.71 per share ($50.9B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.33981.
Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $27251472 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.
The year over year average increase is 17.3% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 16.96. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.
|Past Performance||Average Price||Percent Change|
|1 year||300.40246026786||29.5||+ Above Average|
|2 year||232.00156017699||24.9||+ Above Average|
|3 year||185.8180334728||14.7||- Below Average|
|4 year||161.93606557377||5.2||- Below Average|
|5 year||153.92670454545||10.5||- Below Average|
The worst drop it has had in recent years is -22.2%. It has a steady shape to the stock curve, which means the stock continues on a consistent trend except during extreme periods of volitility, but usually recovers quickly. These stocks are very safe and do not have to be checked often.
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