Technical Analysis for COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 213.55 0.99% 2.09
COST closed up 0.61 percent on Thursday, January 17, 2019, on 55 percent of normal volume. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Down Down Up
See historical COST trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jan 17 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.99%
Jan 17 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.99%
Jan 17 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.99%
Jan 16 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 1.60%
Jan 16 Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.60%
Jan 15 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 1.19%
Jan 15 Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.19%
Jan 14 Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish 2.18%
Jan 14 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 2.18%
Jan 14 Overbought Stochastic Strength 2.18%

Older signals for COST ...

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Profile
Costco Wholesale Corporation engages in the operation of membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. Its product categories include candy, snack foods, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning and institutional supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, office supplies, cameras, garden and patio, sporting goods, toys, seasonal items, and automotive supplies; dry and institutionally packaged foods; apparel, domestics, jewelry, house wares, media, home furnishings, and small appliances; and meat, bakery, deli, and produce. The company also engages in the operation of gas stations, pharmacies, food courts, optical dispensing centers, one-hour photo centers, hearing aid centers, and print shops and copy centers; and car wash and travel businesses. In addition, it provides business and gold star (individual) membership services. As of November 28, 2012, the company operated 618 warehouses, including 447 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 84 in Canada, 32 in Mexico, 22 in the United Kingdom, 13 in Japan, 9 in Taiwan, 8 in South Korea, and 3 in Australia. Further, it is involved in online businesses at costco.com in the United States and costco.ca in Canada. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
Is COST a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 0 bullish, 3 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 245.16
52 Week Low 175.79
Average Volume 2,612,985
200-Day Moving Average 215.1913
50-Day Moving Average 217.8612
20-Day Moving Average 204.41
10-Day Moving Average 209.451
Average True Range 4.7126
ADX 20.54
+DI 17.1514
-DI 21.3892
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 197.5122
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 203.6478
Upper Bollinger Band 216.3736
Lower Bollinger Band 192.4464
Percent B (%b) 0.79
BandWidth 11.705494
MACD Line -1.2657
MACD Signal Line -2.9518
MACD Histogram 1.6861
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 92.45 Billion
Num Shares 437 Million
EPS 6.08
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 34.78
Price-to-Sales 0.55
Price-to-Book 6.59
PEG Ratio 2.56
Dividend 2.00
Dividend Yield 0.95%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 214.46
Resistance 3 (R3) 214.19 212.92 213.96
Resistance 2 (R2) 212.92 212.16 213.06 213.79
Resistance 1 (R1) 212.19 211.68 212.56 212.46 213.63
Pivot Point 210.92 210.92 211.10 211.06 210.92
Support 1 (S1) 210.19 210.16 210.56 210.46 209.29
Support 2 (S2) 208.92 209.68 209.06 209.13
Support 3 (S3) 208.19 208.92 208.96
Support 4 (S4) 208.46