NASDAQ:COST - Costco Wholesale Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $472.19
  • Forecasted Upside: 1.09 %
  • Number of Analysts: 22
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 16 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for COST

Analyst Price Target is $472.19
▲ +1.09% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 22 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Costco Wholesale in the last 3 months. The average price target is $472.19, with a high forecast of $525.00 and a low forecast of $385.00. The average price target represents a 1.09% upside from the last price of $467.08.

This chart shows the closing price for COST for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 22 investment analysts is to buy stock in Costco Wholesale. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 21 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
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  • 8 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
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  • 9 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
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  • 21 buy ratings
  • 10 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
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  • 8 hold ratings
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  • 7 hold ratings
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  • 7 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
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  • 16 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

Latest Recommendations

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  • 16 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/7/2021CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$440.00 ➝ $520.00Low
10/7/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$424.00 ➝ $468.00Low
9/29/2021Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuy$520.00Medium
9/28/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$460.00 ➝ $495.00High
9/27/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$400.00 ➝ $490.00Medium
9/24/2021DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$390.00 ➝ $423.00High
9/24/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$500.00 ➝ $510.00High
9/24/2021Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$470.00 ➝ $480.00High
9/24/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$460.00 ➝ $490.00High
9/24/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$399.00 ➝ $424.00High
9/24/2021Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$500.00 ➝ $520.00High
9/17/2021OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$500.00High
9/9/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$425.00 ➝ $500.00Low
9/2/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$500.00 ➝ $525.00Low
9/2/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetTop Pick ➝ Outperform$480.00 ➝ $500.00Low
9/2/2021Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$465.00 ➝ $470.00Medium
9/2/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$364.00 ➝ $399.00Low
9/2/2021Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Outperform$475.00 ➝ $500.00Low
8/5/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$415.00 ➝ $480.00Medium
8/5/2021DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$350.00 ➝ $390.00Medium
8/5/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetTop Pick ➝ Outperform$450.00 ➝ $480.00Medium
8/5/2021Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$440.00 ➝ $465.00Medium
8/5/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$415.00 ➝ $460.00Medium
8/5/2021Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$455.00 ➝ $500.00Medium
7/23/2021Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$420.00 ➝ $440.00Medium
7/9/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$415.00 ➝ $425.00Low
7/9/2021MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetNeutral$336.00 ➝ $385.00Medium
7/9/2021Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$410.00 ➝ $420.00Low
7/9/2021Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$415.00 ➝ $440.00Low
7/9/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$425.00 ➝ $450.00Low
6/2/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$400.00 ➝ $415.00Low
6/1/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$410.00 ➝ $415.00Low
6/1/2021DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$325.00 ➝ $350.00Low
5/28/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$425.00 ➝ $453.00High
5/28/2021Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$415.00 ➝ $425.00High
5/28/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$410.00 ➝ $415.00Low
5/28/2021Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$390.00 ➝ $410.00High
5/28/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$400.00 ➝ $450.00High
5/28/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$352.00 ➝ $363.00High
5/28/2021Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$415.00 ➝ $430.00High
5/28/2021Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$395.00 ➝ $415.00High
5/18/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$400.00 ➝ $425.00Medium
5/10/2021Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$390.00 ➝ $395.00Low
5/7/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$375.00 ➝ $410.00Low
5/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price Target$300.00 ➝ $414.00Low
5/6/2021Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$405.00 ➝ $415.00Low
5/3/2021Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$375.00 ➝ $390.00High
4/8/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$377.00 ➝ $415.00Low
4/8/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetTop Pick ➝ Outperform$370.00 ➝ $400.00Low
4/8/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$370.00 ➝ $400.00Low
4/8/2021Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$370.00 ➝ $385.00Low
4/8/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$344.00 ➝ $350.00Low
3/24/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$350.00 ➝ $370.00Low
3/17/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$370.00Medium
3/11/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$340.00 ➝ $370.00Low
3/5/2021Loop CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$425.00 ➝ $380.00High
3/5/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$435.00 ➝ $399.00High
3/5/2021CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$380.00 ➝ $360.00High
3/5/2021Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetBuy$435.00 ➝ $405.00Low
3/5/2021DA DavidsonLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Neutral$390.00 ➝ $325.00Low
3/5/2021Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$395.00 ➝ $370.00Medium
3/5/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$360.00 ➝ $340.00High
3/5/2021OppenheimerLower Price TargetTop Pick ➝ Outperform$400.00 ➝ $350.00High
3/5/2021Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetOutperform$410.00 ➝ $395.00High
3/5/2021Telsey Advisory GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$430.00 ➝ $375.00High
1/7/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$344.00 ➝ $347.00N/A
12/30/2020Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$430.00 ➝ $430.00N/A
12/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$400.00 ➝ $410.00Low
12/11/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$385.00 ➝ $430.00Low
12/11/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$328.00 ➝ $344.00Low
12/3/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$320.00 ➝ $360.00Medium
12/3/2020Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetIn-Line ➝ Buy$415.00 ➝ $425.00Medium
12/3/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$310.00 ➝ $328.00High
12/2/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$422.00High
11/30/2020Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$390.00 ➝ $430.00High
11/17/2020Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$390.00Medium
11/13/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$365.00 ➝ $405.00Low
11/12/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$360.00 ➝ $400.00Low
11/5/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price Target$412.00 ➝ $419.00Low
11/4/2020Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$375.00 ➝ $410.00High
10/29/2020Northcoast ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralMedium
10/15/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$321.00 ➝ $435.00Medium
10/8/2020Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$395.00 ➝ $405.00Low
10/8/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$305.00 ➝ $310.00Low
10/6/2020CSFBBoost Price TargetNeutral$328.00 ➝ $370.00Medium
10/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$328.00 ➝ $370.00Medium
10/6/2020BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$400.00Medium
9/25/2020MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetNeutral$320.00 ➝ $325.00Medium
9/25/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$338.00 ➝ $347.00Medium
9/25/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$330.00 ➝ $360.00Medium
9/25/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$340.00 ➝ $385.00High
9/25/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$355.00 ➝ $365.00High
9/25/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$302.00 ➝ $305.00High
9/25/2020Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$385.00 ➝ $390.00High
9/4/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$365.00 ➝ $405.00Medium
9/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price Target$381.00 ➝ $400.00Low
9/3/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$360.00 ➝ $375.00High
9/3/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$380.00 ➝ $400.00High
9/3/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Neutral$345.00 ➝ $365.00High
9/3/2020Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$355.00 ➝ $385.00High
9/2/2020CowenBoost Price Target$370.00 ➝ $410.00Medium
8/14/2020DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageNeutral$363.00Low
8/14/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageBuy$380.00Low
8/12/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$325.00 ➝ $355.00Low
8/6/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$355.00 ➝ $380.00Low
8/6/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Buy$330.00 ➝ $360.00Low
8/6/2020Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$360.00 ➝ $390.00Low
8/6/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$310.00 ➝ $345.00Low
8/5/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$328.00Low
8/5/2020Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$335.00 ➝ $375.00Low
8/3/2020Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$330.00 ➝ $350.00Medium
7/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$298.00 ➝ $299.00Low
7/29/2020MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageNeutral$320.00 ➝ $320.00Low
7/24/2020Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/24/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/13/2020Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOverweight$375.00Medium
7/9/2020Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingBuy$330.00Low
7/9/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetTop Pick ➝ Outperform$335.00 ➝ $355.00Low
7/9/2020Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$340.00 ➝ $360.00High
7/9/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$297.00 ➝ $298.00Medium
6/29/2020GuggenheimReiterated RatingHoldLow
6/25/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$320.00 ➝ $330.00Medium
6/4/2020Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$330.00Low
6/4/2020Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingBuy$330.00Low
6/4/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHoldLow
6/4/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$296.00 ➝ $297.00Low
6/3/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageBuy$335.00Medium
5/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$328.00Low
5/29/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price Target$332.00 ➝ $348.00High
5/7/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$292.00 ➝ $290.00Medium
5/6/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$335.00Low
4/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$330.00 ➝ $320.00Medium
4/14/2020CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$305.00 ➝ $310.00Low
4/13/2020Nomura SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$310.00High
4/9/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$335.00N/A
4/9/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$328.00Low
4/9/2020Loop CapitalBoost Price Target$350.00 ➝ $355.00Low
4/9/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$300.00 ➝ $295.00Medium
3/31/2020Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformMedium
3/26/2020Nomura SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$310.00Medium
3/17/2020Gordon HaskettUpgradeAccumulate ➝ BuyHigh
3/16/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightMedium
3/8/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingHold ➝ NeutralMedium
3/6/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$350.00Medium
3/6/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$343.00 ➝ $350.00Medium
3/6/2020Nomura SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutral$300.00 ➝ $310.00Medium
3/6/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$310.00 ➝ $330.00Low
3/6/2020Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$325.00 ➝ $335.00Low
3/6/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$289.00 ➝ $299.00Low
3/6/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$335.00 ➝ $355.00Low
3/6/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Outperform$315.00 ➝ $325.00Low
3/6/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$290.00 ➝ $315.00Low
3/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$320.00 ➝ $340.00Low
3/5/2020ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$330.00 ➝ $350.00Medium
3/2/2020Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperformHigh
3/2/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$325.00Medium
3/2/2020Cleveland ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
2/13/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$328.00 ➝ $328.00Medium
2/5/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$325.00Medium
2/3/2020Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$345.00High
1/31/2020Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyMedium
1/21/2020OppenheimerUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$300.00 ➝ $335.00High
1/17/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$290.00 ➝ $300.00Low
1/6/2020Nomura SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$300.00Low
12/13/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$320.00Low
12/13/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$300.00 ➝ $315.00High
12/13/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$329.00 ➝ $334.00High
12/13/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$265.00 ➝ $290.00High
12/13/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$286.00 ➝ $288.00High
11/8/2019Nomura SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$300.00Low
10/16/2019Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
10/15/2019Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
10/10/2019GuggenheimReiterated RatingHoldLow
10/8/2019Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$325.00Low
10/4/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$321.00 ➝ $329.00Medium
10/4/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$275.00 ➝ $320.00Medium
10/4/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$310.00 ➝ $320.00High
10/4/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$230.00 ➝ $265.00High
10/4/2019Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$305.00 ➝ $315.00High
10/1/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$272.00 ➝ $274.00High
9/20/2019Gordon HaskettUpgradeHold ➝ Accumulate$255.00 ➝ $330.00High
9/18/2019Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$220.00 ➝ $230.00Low
9/11/2019OppenheimerDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$295.00 ➝ $300.00High
9/9/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$271.00 ➝ $330.00High
9/9/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$280.00 ➝ $335.00High
9/6/2019Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$321.00High
9/6/2019GuggenheimReiterated RatingHoldHigh
9/6/2019Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$330.00Low
9/6/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$240.00 ➝ $290.00Low
9/6/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$289.00 ➝ $310.00High
9/5/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldHigh
9/5/2019Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$290.00 ➝ $325.00High
9/3/2019Telsey Advisory GroupSet Price TargetBuy$305.00Low
8/12/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$275.00Medium
8/11/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/18/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$260.00 ➝ $300.00Low
7/15/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$252.00Low
7/11/2019Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$300.00Low
7/11/2019Nomura SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutral$235.00 ➝ $256.00Low
7/11/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$261.00 ➝ $289.00Low
7/11/2019Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$270.00 ➝ $290.00Low
7/11/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$290.00 ➝ $290.00High
7/10/2019OppenheimerBoost Price Target$270.00 ➝ $295.00Low
6/28/2019Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/17/2019Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$290.00Low
6/3/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$220.00 ➝ $230.00Low
5/31/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$275.00Low
5/31/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$243.00 ➝ $241.00Low
5/29/2019Gordon HaskettDowngradeAccumulate ➝ Hold$244.90High
5/9/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$225.00 ➝ $240.00Medium
4/24/2019Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$250.00 ➝ $270.00Low
4/17/2019OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$245.00 ➝ $270.00Low
4/11/2019Nomura SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Neutral$230.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
4/11/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$247.00 ➝ $261.00Medium
4/9/2019Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$250.00 ➝ $265.00Low
4/1/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$242.00 ➝ $243.00Low
4/1/2019Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$260.00 ➝ $265.00Low
3/22/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$280.00Low
3/20/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$260.00Low
3/20/2019Nomura SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$230.00 ➝ $230.00Low
3/11/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$238.00 ➝ $242.00Low
3/8/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$220.00Low
3/8/2019Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy$255.00Low
3/8/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$225.00Low
3/8/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$235.00 ➝ $250.00Low
3/8/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$240.00 ➝ $250.00Low
3/8/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$248.00Medium
3/8/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
1/24/2019Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
1/11/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
1/9/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$225.00Low
12/24/2018ArgusReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$255.00 ➝ $245.00Medium
12/14/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$247.00High
12/14/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$258.00Medium
12/14/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$255.00High
12/14/2018OppenheimerLower Price Target$262.00 ➝ $240.00High
12/14/2018Loop CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$260.00High
12/14/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$235.00 ➝ $220.00High
12/9/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Neutral$257.00 ➝ $238.00Low
12/3/2018CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$257.00 ➝ $238.00Low
10/12/2018Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
10/11/2018ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$255.00Low
10/10/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$265.00Low
10/5/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$255.00 ➝ $253.00Medium
10/5/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$226.00 ➝ $223.00High
10/5/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$250.00 ➝ $257.00High
10/5/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$260.00 ➝ $258.00High
10/4/2018Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy$255.00High
10/4/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$265.00High
9/17/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$227.00 ➝ $255.00Low
9/17/2018BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$240.00Low
9/14/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$235.00Medium
9/10/2018Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$225.00 ➝ $252.00Low
9/10/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$223.00 ➝ $260.00Low
9/7/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$220.00 ➝ $245.00Medium
9/6/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $265.00Medium
9/5/2018Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$230.00 ➝ $250.00Low
9/4/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$230.00 ➝ $250.00Low
8/21/2018OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $250.00Low
8/21/2018ArgusSet Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$220.00 ➝ $255.00Low
8/17/2018Loop CapitalReiterated RatingHoldMedium
8/10/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$240.00Medium
8/9/2018Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$250.00High
8/7/2018Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$220.00 ➝ $230.00Low
7/25/2018Gordon HaskettDowngradeBuy ➝ AccumulateLow
7/23/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$222.00 ➝ $250.00Low
7/17/2018Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$205.00 ➝ $225.00Low
7/12/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$220.00 ➝ $235.00High
7/11/2018Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$235.00High
7/6/2018Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
6/20/2018Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$230.00Low
6/7/2018Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingPositive ➝ PositiveLow
6/7/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$215.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
6/1/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$220.00Low
6/1/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$206.00 ➝ $212.00High
6/1/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$217.00 ➝ $222.00High
6/1/2018Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $220.00High
5/30/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$200.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
5/29/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$213.00Medium
5/16/2018Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$224.00Low
4/16/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$191.42 ➝ $188.91High
3/8/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$209.00 ➝ $205.00Low
2/12/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$200.00Low
1/24/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$223.00Low
1/12/2018Gordon HaskettUpgradeAccumulate ➝ Buy$191.00Low
1/12/2018Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$195.00Low
1/8/2018OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$180.00 ➝ $210.00Low
1/5/2018Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/19/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$208.00Low
12/18/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$192.73 ➝ $215.00Low
12/15/2017Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Price TargetPositive$205.00 ➝ $215.00Low
12/15/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/15/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$175.00Low
12/15/2017CowenSet Price TargetBuy$214.00Low
12/15/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$185.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
12/15/2017UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$210.00Medium
12/15/2017Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$186.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
12/15/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$215.00High
12/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ HoldMedium
12/4/2017Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageBuyLow
12/4/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$200.00Medium
11/30/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyMedium
11/30/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$179.00 ➝ $185.00High
11/22/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/17/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/20/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
10/9/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$173.00N/A
10/9/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$192.00N/A
10/9/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$187.00 ➝ $190.00N/A
10/7/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$160.00N/A
10/6/2017CowenSet Price TargetBuy$182.00N/A
10/6/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$184.00 ➝ $190.00N/A
10/6/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$168.00 ➝ $162.00N/A
10/6/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$190.00N/A
10/6/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$190.00 ➝ $165.00N/A
10/6/2017OppenheimerSet Price TargetBuy$185.00N/A
10/6/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetHold$155.00 ➝ $187.00N/A
10/6/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$172.00 ➝ $155.00N/A
10/5/2017Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetHold$170.00N/A
10/5/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
10/4/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$200.00Low
9/25/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$200.00Low
9/5/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$172.00Low
8/31/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutral$140.00Low
8/31/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Low
8/31/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$185.00Low
8/31/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$190.00Low
8/29/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$160.00Low
8/29/2017CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$180.00 ➝ $182.00Low
8/25/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Low
8/24/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/3/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldHigh
8/3/2017Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetBuy$173.00High
7/31/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$172.00Low
7/27/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$200.00Low
7/24/2017CowenReiterated RatingOutperformLow
7/22/2017CowenSet Price TargetBuy$180.00Low
7/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$185.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
7/7/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/6/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/6/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingHoldMedium
7/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$185.00High
7/6/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
6/28/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$172.00Low
6/28/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Low
6/28/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetOutperform$195.00 ➝ $185.00Low
6/26/2017Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$173.00Low
6/26/2017UBS GroupUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformN/A
6/23/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$191.00 ➝ $173.00Medium
6/20/2017Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$190.00Low
6/19/2017CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$190.00Low
6/19/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/19/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$142.11 ➝ $167.11High
6/16/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeConviction-Buy ➝ Neutral$197.00 ➝ $176.00Low
6/16/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$195.00High
6/6/2017CowenReiterated RatingOutperformLow
6/2/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutralLow
6/2/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$195.00Low
6/1/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
5/31/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$180.00 ➝ $190.00Low
5/30/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$196.00 ➝ $201.00Low
5/30/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$200.00Low
5/28/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight$185.00 ➝ $190.00Low
5/28/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$180.00 ➝ $192.00Low
5/27/2017OppenheimerSet Price TargetBuy$185.00N/A
5/26/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/A
5/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$195.00N/A
5/26/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetBuy$182.00 ➝ $190.00Low
5/26/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$185.00 ➝ $191.00Medium
5/9/2017Gordon HaskettInitiated CoverageAccumulate$191.00Low
5/4/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldMedium
5/4/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$185.00Low
4/27/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/26/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$187.00Low
4/26/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$200.00Low
4/20/2017BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$170.00 ➝ $185.00Low
4/20/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$156.00Low
4/7/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$180.00 ➝ $195.00Low
4/7/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutral$167.00Low
4/7/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$185.00Low
4/6/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
4/6/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeBuy$175.00Low
4/1/2017OppenheimerSet Price TargetBuy$185.00Low
3/30/2017CowenReiterated RatingOutperformLow
3/20/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
3/16/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$200.00Low
3/6/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$156.00N/A
3/6/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$184.00 ➝ $196.00N/A
3/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$175.00N/A
3/4/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/A
3/3/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$158.00 ➝ $170.00N/A
3/3/2017Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralN/A
3/3/2017Nomura InstinetReiterated RatingBuyN/A
3/3/2017CowenSet Price TargetBuy$190.00N/A
3/3/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$180.00N/A
3/3/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
2/27/2017Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$200.00N/A
2/27/2017BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$158.00N/A
2/10/2017Susquehanna BancsharesInitiated CoveragePositive$195.00N/A
2/6/2017Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$170.00N/A
2/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$175.00N/A
2/2/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$180.00N/A
2/2/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/A
1/30/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
1/21/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingConviction-Buy$187.00N/A
1/19/2017Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$185.00N/A
1/12/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$175.00 ➝ $185.00N/A
1/6/2017Nomura InstinetReiterated RatingBuy$185.00N/A
1/5/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/A
1/5/2017Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$170.00 ➝ $180.00N/A
1/1/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$175.00N/A
12/22/2016CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$170.00N/A
12/19/2016CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A
12/13/2016CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$170.00N/A
12/9/2016UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$175.00N/A
12/9/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight$158.00N/A
12/9/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$152.50N/A
12/8/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightN/A
12/8/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$180.00N/A
12/8/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$176.00 ➝ $177.00N/A
12/5/2016CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$170.00N/A
12/5/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$195.00 ➝ $194.00N/A
12/5/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$165.00 ➝ $175.00N/A
12/1/2016Nomura SecuritiesSet Price TargetBuy$185.00N/A
11/30/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
11/28/2016Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$175.00N/A
11/9/2016Edward JonesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
11/4/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$171.00N/A
11/3/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyN/A
11/3/2016CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$170.00N/A
10/23/2016OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$175.00N/A
10/20/2016BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$180.00N/A
(Data available from 10/20/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.28 (Hold)

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Costco Wholesale logo
Costco Wholesale Corp. engages in the operation of membership warehouses. The firm's product categories include food and sundries, hardlines, fresh foods, softlines, and ancillary. It operates through the following segments: Unites States Operations, Canadian Operations, and Other International Operations. The company was founded by James D. Sinegal and Jeffrey H. Brotman in 1983 and is headquartered in Issaquah, WA.
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Today's Range

Now: $467.08
Low: $460.31
High: $467.16

50 Day Range

MA: $453.91
Low: $440.14
High: $467.75

52 Week Range

Now: $467.08
Low: $307.00
High: $470.49


1,362,637 shs

Average Volume

2,222,146 shs

Market Capitalization

$206.37 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Costco Wholesale?

The following sell-side analysts have issued research reports on Costco Wholesale in the last year: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Credit Suisse Group AG, DA Davidson, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., Loop Capital, MKM Partners, Morgan Stanley, Northcoast Research, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Raymond James, Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, Stifel Nicolaus, Telsey Advisory Group, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Tigress Financial, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Costco Wholesale?

21 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Costco Wholesale in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $472.19, suggesting a possible upside of 2.2%. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting COST will reach $525.00 in the next twelve months. MKM Partners has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $385.00 for Costco Wholesale in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Costco Wholesale?

Costco Wholesale currently has 6 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe COST will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Costco Wholesale.
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How do I contact Costco Wholesale's investor relations team?

Costco Wholesale's physical mailing address is 999 LAKE DRIVE, ISSAQUAH WA, 98027. The retailer's listed phone number is (425) 313-8100 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Costco Wholesale is