Technical Analysis for COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 237.56 -0.83% -1.98
COST closed down 0.83 percent on Friday, March 22, 2019, on 82 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 Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Strong Up Up Up
See historical COST trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Mar 22 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Mar 21 Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.83%
Mar 20 Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.24%
Mar 20 Cup with Handle Other 0.24%
Mar 20 Doji - Bearish? Reversal 0.24%
Mar 20 Outside Day Range Expansion 0.24%
Mar 20 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.24%
Mar 19 Cup with Handle Other 0.22%
Mar 19 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.22%
Mar 19 NR7 Range Contraction 0.22%

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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 Trade Retailers Gas Stations Private Label Products Filling Station Car Wash Food Courts Membership Services Travel Businesses 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
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 245.16
52 Week Low 180.94
Average Volume 2,204,799
200-Day Moving Average 220.6358
50-Day Moving Average 218.1334
20-Day Moving Average 227.3695
10-Day Moving Average 235.419
Average True Range 3.5559
ADX 38.69
+DI 34.2092
-DI 8.4966
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 229.6723
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 224.9177
Upper Bollinger Band 244.4551
Lower Bollinger Band 210.2839
Percent B (%b) 0.8
BandWidth 15.028929
MACD Line 6.2507
MACD Signal Line 5.3753
MACD Histogram 0.8755
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 103.86 Billion
Num Shares 437 Million
EPS 6.08
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 39.07
Price-to-Sales 0.55
Price-to-Book 6.59
PEG Ratio 2.56
Dividend 2.00
Dividend Yield 0.84%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 242.72
Resistance 3 (R3) 243.07 241.71 241.86
Resistance 2 (R2) 241.71 240.39 241.53 241.57
Resistance 1 (R1) 239.63 239.58 238.95 239.28 241.29
Pivot Point 238.27 238.27 237.93 238.09 238.27
Support 1 (S1) 236.19 236.95 235.51 235.84 233.83
Support 2 (S2) 234.83 236.14 234.65 233.55
Support 3 (S3) 232.75 234.83 233.26
Support 4 (S4) 232.40