Technical Analysis for COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
C 452.39 0.38% 1.73
COST closed up 0.38 percent on Friday, October 15, 2021, on 86 percent of normal volume. It ran into resistance at its 50 day moving average.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Trading Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Flat Up
Historical COST trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish 0.00%
20 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.38%
Down 3 Days in a Row Weakness 1.59%
Down 4 Days in a Row Weakness 1.59%
20 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.24%
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.24%
Down 3 Days in a Row Weakness 1.24%
20 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.60%
Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 0.60%
Older End-of-Day Signals for COST ...

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Costco Wholesale Corporation Description

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.


Sector: Consumer Defensive
Industry: Discount Stores
Keywords: S&P 500 Electronics Nasdaq 100 Retailing Alcohol Camera Retailers Hearing Home Furnishings Gas Station Warehouse Club Bakery Gas Stations Ship Services Snack Foods Candy Office Supplies Private Label Products Hearing Aid Car Wash Snack Food Filling Station Membership Services Costco Food Courts

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 470.49
52 Week Low 307.01
Average Volume 1,668,095
200-Day Moving Average 392.52
50-Day Moving Average 453.04
20-Day Moving Average 450.94
10-Day Moving Average 448.54
Average True Range 7.56
ADX 19.4
+DI 17.91
-DI 21.28
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 447.82
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 458.84
Upper Bollinger Bands 461.92
Lower Bollinger Band 439.96
Percent B (%b) 0.57
BandWidth 4.87
MACD Line -0.91
MACD Signal Line -0.68
MACD Histogram -0.2373
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 199.74 Billion
Num Shares 442 Million
EPS 9.02
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 50.15
Price-to-Sales 1.03
Price-to-Book 9.37
PEG Ratio 4.21
Dividend 2.80
Dividend Yield 0.62%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 459.41
Resistance 3 (R3) 459.13 456.51 458.24
Resistance 2 (R2) 456.51 454.72 456.65 457.85
Resistance 1 (R1) 454.45 453.62 453.14 454.73 457.46
Pivot Point 451.83 451.83 451.18 451.97 451.83
Support 1 (S1) 449.77 450.04 448.46 450.05 447.32
Support 2 (S2) 447.15 448.94 447.29 446.93
Support 3 (S3) 445.09 447.15 446.54
Support 4 (S4) 445.37