Technical Analysis for COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 247.3 -0.49% -1.23
COST closed down 0.49 percent on Friday, May 24, 2019, on 84 percent of normal volume. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Earnings due: May 30

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Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Flat
See historical COST trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Three Weeks Tight Range Contraction 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Down 3 Days in a Row Weakness 0.00%
Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish -0.49%
Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup -0.49%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength -0.49%
Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.49%
NR7 Range Contraction -0.89%
NR7-2 Range Contraction -0.89%
New 52 Week High Strength -0.89%

Older signals for COST ...

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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 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: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 251.01
52 Week Low 189.51
Average Volume 1,588,658
200-Day Moving Average 227.6458
50-Day Moving Average 243.3764
20-Day Moving Average 245.212
10-Day Moving Average 246.928
Average True Range 3.5889
ADX 22.87
+DI 19.4856
-DI 14.1188
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 240.2433
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 248.9567
Upper Bollinger Band 251.0468
Lower Bollinger Band 239.3772
Percent B (%b) 0.68
BandWidth 4.758984
MACD Line 1.8387
MACD Signal Line 1.6625
MACD Histogram 0.1762
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 108.12 Billion
Num Shares 437 Million
EPS 6.08
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 40.67
Price-to-Sales 0.55
Price-to-Book 6.59
PEG Ratio 2.56
Dividend 2.00
Dividend Yield 0.81%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 251.49
Resistance 3 (R3) 251.77 250.67 250.79
Resistance 2 (R2) 250.67 249.60 250.52 250.55
Resistance 1 (R1) 248.98 248.94 248.43 248.70 250.32
Pivot Point 247.88 247.88 247.60 247.73 247.88
Support 1 (S1) 246.19 246.81 245.64 245.91 244.28
Support 2 (S2) 245.09 246.15 244.94 244.05
Support 3 (S3) 243.40 245.09 243.81
Support 4 (S4) 243.12