Technical Analysis for COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 378.31 0.73% 2.75
COST closed up 0.73 percent on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, on 58 percent of normal volume. Due to the stock's strong uptrend, it may remain overbought for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to sell, don't put too much weight on it being overbought.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Strong Up Up Up
Historical COST trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Inside Day Range Contraction 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Bearish Engulfing Bearish 0.73%
Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.73%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.73%
New 52 Week Closing High Bullish -0.85%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup -0.85%
New 52 Week High Strength -0.85%
Gapped Up Strength -0.85%
Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.85%
Older End-of-Day Gignals for COST ...

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Alert Time
60 Minute Opening Range Breakout about 7 hours ago
Up 1% about 8 hours ago
Down 1 ATR 1 day ago
Down 1% 1 day ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown 1 day ago
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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 in the United States and 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.
Electronics Retailing Retailers Gas Stations Private Label Products Filling Station Car Wash Membership Services Food Courts Warehouse Club

Is COST a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 384.87
52 Week Low 271.28
Average Volume 2,213,585
200-Day Moving Average 318.94
50-Day Moving Average 350.97
20-Day Moving Average 363.32
10-Day Moving Average 374.51
Average True Range 6.76
ADX 30.57
+DI 33.86
-DI 15.72
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 364.59
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 353.99
Upper Bollinger Band 388.58
Lower Bollinger Band 338.06
Percent B (%b) 0.8
BandWidth 13.91
MACD Line 9.18
MACD Signal Line 8.01
MACD Histogram 1.1731
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 167.03 Billion
Num Shares 442 Million
EPS 9.02
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 41.94
Price-to-Sales 0.98
Price-to-Book 8.92
PEG Ratio 4.55
Dividend 2.80
Dividend Yield 0.74%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 387.25
Resistance 3 (R3) 387.51 384.80 385.76
Resistance 2 (R2) 384.80 382.52 384.67 385.26
Resistance 1 (R1) 381.55 381.11 383.18 381.29 384.77
Pivot Point 378.84 378.84 379.65 378.71 378.84
Support 1 (S1) 375.59 376.56 377.22 375.33 371.85
Support 2 (S2) 372.88 375.15 372.75 371.36
Support 3 (S3) 369.63 372.88 370.86
Support 4 (S4) 369.37