Technical Analysis for COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 234.76 0.36% 0.84
COST closed up 0.36 percent on Friday, September 21, 2018, on 1.8 times normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions.

Earnings due: Oct 4

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Strong Up Up Down
See historical COST trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Sep 21 20 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Sep 21 Calm After Storm Range Contraction 0.00%
Sep 21 NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Sep 20 Calm After Storm Range Contraction 0.36%
Sep 20 Outside Day Range Expansion 0.36%
Sep 19 Calm After Storm Range Contraction 0.39%
Sep 19 Inside Day Range Contraction 0.39%
Sep 18 20 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.17%
Sep 18 Bullish Engulfing Bullish 0.17%
Sep 18 New Uptrend Bullish 0.17%

Older signals for COST ...

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Profile
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 costco.com in the United States and costco.ca 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.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 245.16
52 Week Low 153.6541
Average Volume 1,948,135
200-Day Moving Average 201.8341
50-Day Moving Average 226.8222
20-Day Moving Average 235.4755
10-Day Moving Average 237.536
Average True Range 3.0761
ADX 27.92
+DI 26.298
-DI 23.3388
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 235.9317
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 237.3283
Upper Bollinger Band 244.465
Lower Bollinger Band 226.486
Percent B (%b) 0.46
BandWidth 7.635189
MACD Line 2.5606
MACD Signal Line 3.7153
MACD Histogram -1.1547
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 102.63 Billion
Num Shares 437 Million
EPS 6.08
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 38.61
Price-to-Sales 0.55
Price-to-Book 6.59
PEG Ratio 2.56
Dividend 2.00
Dividend Yield 0.85%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 237.51
Resistance 3 (R3) 237.56 236.70 237.05
Resistance 2 (R2) 236.70 236.00 236.67 236.89
Resistance 1 (R1) 235.73 235.57 236.22 235.68 236.74
Pivot Point 234.87 234.87 235.11 234.84 234.87
Support 1 (S1) 233.90 234.17 234.39 233.85 232.78
Support 2 (S2) 233.04 233.74 233.01 232.63
Support 3 (S3) 232.07 233.04 232.47
Support 4 (S4) 232.02