Technical Analysis for COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
B 370.72 0.52% 1.92
COST closed up 0.52 percent on Friday, April 16, 2021, on 67 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
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.52%
Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 2.08%
Cup with Handle Other 2.08%
Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 2.08%
NR7 Range Contraction 2.08%
NR7-2 Range Contraction 2.08%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 2.08%
Cup with Handle Other 1.51%
Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 1.51%
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: Electronics Retailing Alcohol Camera Retailers Hearing Home Furnishings Gas Station Warehouse Club Bakery Gas Stations Candy Ship Services Private Label Products Snack Foods Office Supplies Hearing Aid Snack Food Car Wash Filling Station Membership Services 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 393.15
52 Week Low 293.84
Average Volume 2,976,143
200-Day Moving Average 353.23
50-Day Moving Average 344.96
20-Day Moving Average 354.52
10-Day Moving Average 363.69
Average True Range 5.79
ADX 36.26
+DI 36.99
-DI 11.74
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 355.44
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 339.73
Upper Bollinger Band 377.34
Lower Bollinger Band 331.70
Percent B (%b) 0.86
BandWidth 12.87
MACD Line 7.77
MACD Signal Line 6.26
MACD Histogram 1.515
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 163.68 Billion
Num Shares 442 Million
EPS 9.02
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 41.10
Price-to-Sales 1.03
Price-to-Book 9.37
PEG Ratio 4.21
Dividend 2.80
Dividend Yield 0.76%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 377.04
Resistance 3 (R3) 377.03 374.91 375.98
Resistance 2 (R2) 374.91 373.31 374.92 375.63
Resistance 1 (R1) 372.82 372.31 373.87 372.83 375.28
Pivot Point 370.70 370.70 371.23 370.71 370.70
Support 1 (S1) 368.61 369.10 369.66 368.62 366.16
Support 2 (S2) 366.49 368.10 366.50 365.81
Support 3 (S3) 364.40 366.49 365.46
Support 4 (S4) 364.41