Technical Analysis for COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 217.54 1.20% 2.57
COST closed up 1.2 percent on Thursday, July 19, 2018, on 1.4 times normal volume. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. 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 Alerts
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Strong Up Up Up
See historical COST trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jul 19 New 52 Week Closing High Bullish 0.00%
Jul 19 Expansion Breakout Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Jul 19 New 52 Week High Strength 0.00%
Jul 19 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.00%
Jul 19 Above Upper BB Strength 0.00%
Jul 19 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Jul 19 Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.00%
Jul 18 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 1.20%
Jul 18 Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.20%
Jul 17 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 1.18%

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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.
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: 4 bullish, 0 bearish and 1 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 218.2
52 Week Low 149.1889
Average Volume 1,978,006
200-Day Moving Average 188.0304
50-Day Moving Average 204.8142
20-Day Moving Average 211.55
10-Day Moving Average 213.613
Average True Range 2.7333
ADX 38.56
+DI 31.2546
-DI 9.0681
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 210.0001
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 212.8199
Upper Bollinger Band 217.3092
Lower Bollinger Band 205.7908
Percent B (%b) 1.02
BandWidth 5.444765
MACD Line 3.1987
MACD Signal Line 2.9245
MACD Histogram 0.2741
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 95.11 Billion
Num Shares 437 Million
EPS 6.08
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 35.78
Price-to-Sales 0.55
Price-to-Book 6.59
PEG Ratio 2.56
Dividend 2.00
Dividend Yield 0.92%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 223.80
Resistance 3 (R3) 223.32 220.76 222.75
Resistance 2 (R2) 220.76 219.17 221.00 222.40
Resistance 1 (R1) 219.15 218.18 219.96 219.63 222.06
Pivot Point 216.59 216.59 216.99 216.83 216.59
Support 1 (S1) 214.98 215.00 215.79 215.46 213.02
Support 2 (S2) 212.42 214.01 212.66 212.68
Support 3 (S3) 210.81 212.42 212.33
Support 4 (S4) 211.29