B
Costco Wholesale Corporation COST
$842.90 -$3.69-0.44%
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B
Buy 6/14/2024Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B from B- on 6/14/2024 due to an increase in the growth index, volatility index and solvency index. Operating cash flow increased 310.26% from $731M to $3B, EBIT increased 6.55% from $2.06B to $2.2B, and the quick ratio increased from 0.38 to 0.4.
B
Buy 5/17/2024Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B- from B on 5/17/2024 due to a noticeable decline in the total return index, valuation index and dividend index.
B
Buy 5/2/2024Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B from B- on 5/2/2024 due to an increase in the volatility index, efficiency index and total return index. Net income increased 9.69% from $1.59B to $1.74B.
B
Buy 12/22/2023Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B- from B on 12/22/2023 due to a major decline in the growth index, valuation index and efficiency index. EBIT declined 28.66% from $2.78B to $1.98B, total revenue declined 26.78% from $78.94B to $57.8B, and net income declined 26.44% from $2.16B to $1.59B.
B
Buy 10/12/2023Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B from B- on 10/12/2023 due to a major increase in the growth index, efficiency index and valuation index. Operating cash flow increased 141.73% from $1.54B to $3.73B, net income increased 65.9% from $1.3B to $2.16B, and earnings per share increased from $2.93 to $4.86.
B
Buy 7/24/2023Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B- from B on 7/24/2023 due to a decline in the valuation index and volatility index.
B
Buy 7/7/2023Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B from B- on 7/7/2023 due to an increase in the total return index, volatility index and solvency index. Debt to equity declined from 0.29 to 0.28, and the quick ratio increased from 0.51 to 0.51.
B
Buy 5/8/2023Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B- from B on 5/8/2023 due to a decline in the total return index, growth index and volatility index.
B
Buy 4/21/2023Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B from B- on 4/21/2023 due to an increase in the total return index, volatility index and efficiency index. Net income increased 7.48% from $1.36B to $1.47B, and total capital increased 4.64% from $30.52B to $31.94B.
B
Buy 12/22/2022Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B- from B on 12/22/2022 due to a decline in the total return index, volatility index and solvency index. The quick ratio declined from 0.43 to 0.42, and debt to equity increased from 0.33 to 0.34.
B
Buy 8/31/2022Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B from B- on 8/31/2022 due to an increase in the total return index, valuation index and dividend index.
B
Buy 8/10/2022Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B- from B on 8/10/2022 due to a significant decline in the total return index, volatility index and efficiency index.
B
Buy 4/28/2022Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 4/28/2022 due to a noticeable decline in the total return index, valuation index and volatility index.
B
Buy 3/15/2022Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 3/15/2022 due to a substantial increase in the total return index, valuation index and growth index. Total revenue increased 3.06% from $50.36B to $51.9B, and EBIT increased 0.06% from $1.81B to $1.81B.
B
Buy 2/28/2022Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 2/28/2022 due to a substantial decline in the total return index.
B
Buy 2/11/2022Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 2/11/2022 due to a noticeable increase in the total return index, volatility index and valuation index.
B
Buy 1/11/2022Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 1/11/2022 due to a large decline in the total return index.
B
Buy 12/27/2021Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 12/27/2021 due to a large increase in the total return index, solvency index and volatility index. Debt to equity declined from 0.44 to 0.4.
B
Buy 12/10/2021Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 12/10/2021 due to a large decline in the total return index, valuation index and dividend index.
B
Buy 11/3/2021Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 11/3/2021 due to a major increase in the total return index, growth index and solvency index. EBIT increased 67.77% from $1.66B to $2.79B, total revenue increased 38.43% from $45.28B to $62.68B, and earnings per share increased from $2.75 to $3.76.
B
Buy 12/18/2020Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 12/18/2020 due to a large decline in the growth index, solvency index and efficiency index. Operating cash flow declined 37.6% from $4.24B to $2.65B, EBIT declined 27.92% from $2.28B to $1.64B, and total revenue declined 19.06% from $53.38B to $43.21B.
B
Buy 11/16/2020Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 11/16/2020 due to a noticeable increase in the total return index and volatility index.
B
Buy 10/30/2020Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 10/30/2020 due to a decline in the total return index, valuation index and volatility index.
B
Buy 10/14/2020Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 10/14/2020 due to an increase in the total return index, efficiency index and volatility index. Net income increased 65.75% from $838M to $1.39B, and total capital increased 0.26% from $29.71B to $29.79B.
B
Buy 12/23/2019Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 12/23/2019 due to a noticeable decline in the total return index and valuation index.
B
Buy 10/11/2019Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 10/11/2019 due to a major increase in the growth index and solvency index. Total revenue increased 36.72% from $34.74B to $47.5B, EBIT increased 30.39% from $1.12B to $1.46B, and earnings per share increased from $2.05 to $2.472.
B
Buy 10/29/2018Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 10/29/2018 due to a decline in the growth index. Operating cash flow declined 26.18% from $2.11B to $1.55B.
B
Buy 10/15/2018Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 10/15/2018 due to an increase in the total return index, valuation index and dividend index.
B
Buy 8/31/2018Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 8/31/2018 due to a decline in the valuation index and dividend index.
B
Buy 8/9/2018Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 8/9/2018 due to a substantial increase in the total return index, volatility index and solvency index. The quick ratio increased from 0.41 to 0.45, and debt to equity declined from 0.55 to 0.53.
B
Buy 10/24/2017Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B from B- on 10/24/2017 due to an increase in the growth index, volatility index and total return index. EBIT increased 49.79% from $968M to $1.45B, total revenue increased 46.57% from $28.86B to $42.3B, and earnings per share increased from $1.59 to $2.0913.
B
Buy 9/28/2017Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B- from B on 9/28/2017 due to a large decline in the volatility index, total return index and valuation index.
B
Buy 8/1/2017Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 8/1/2017 due to a decline in the volatility index and total return index.
B
Buy 6/28/2017Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 6/28/2017 due to a noticeable increase in the growth index, volatility index and total return index. Operating cash flow increased 225.76% from $493M to $1.61B, earnings per share increased from $1.17 to $1.59, and EBIT increased 14.69% from $844M to $968M.
B
Buy 12/16/2016Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B from B- on 12/16/2016 due to a substantial increase in the growth index and efficiency index. Operating cash flow increased 1,752.66% from -$169M to $2.79B.
B
Buy 11/18/2016Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B- from B on 11/18/2016 due to a substantial decline in the growth index, total return index and volatility index. Operating cash flow declined 109.09% from $1.86B to -$169M.
B
Buy 9/30/2016Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 9/30/2016 due to a significant decline in the total return index and volatility index.
B
Buy 9/2/2016Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 9/2/2016 due to a major increase in the total return index.
B
Buy 7/7/2016Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 7/7/2016 due to a decline in the volatility index and valuation index.
B
Buy 6/22/2016Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 6/22/2016 due to an increase in the total return index, efficiency index and dividend index. Total capital increased 4.03% from $16.21B to $16.86B.
B
Buy 3/11/2016Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 3/11/2016 due to a significant decline in the total return index and volatility index.
B
Buy 12/18/2015Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B+ from A on 12/18/2015 due to a substantial decline in the growth index, solvency index and valuation index. Earnings per share declined from $1.7312 to $1.09, EBIT declined 33.65% from $1.16B to $767M, and total revenue declined 23.92% from $35.78B to $27.22B.
A
Buy 11/4/2015Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to A from A- on 11/4/2015 due to a large increase in the volatility index, total return index and efficiency index.
A
Buy 10/16/2015Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to A- from B+ on 10/16/2015 due to an increase in the volatility index, growth index and total return index. Earnings per share increased from $1.17 to $1.7312, EBIT increased 40.8% from $821M to $1.16B, and total revenue increased 37.08% from $26.1B to $35.78B.
B
Buy 9/8/2015Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 9/8/2015 due to an increase in the volatility index, valuation index and dividend index.
B
Buy 8/24/2015Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 8/24/2015 due to a decline in the volatility index, valuation index and total return index.
B
Buy 6/25/2015Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B+ from A- on 6/25/2015 due to a noticeable decline in the volatility index and total return index.
A
Buy 6/10/2015Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to A- from B+ on 6/10/2015 due to an increase in the valuation index, solvency index and dividend index.
B
Buy 5/27/2015Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B+ from A- on 5/27/2015 due to a noticeable decline in the total return index.
A
Buy 4/30/2015Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to A- from A on 4/30/2015 due to a noticeable decline in the volatility index and total return index.
A
Buy 3/13/2015Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to A from A- on 3/13/2015 due to a noticeable increase in the total return index, growth index and valuation index. Earnings per share increased from $1.12 to $1.35, EBIT increased 13.9% from $770M to $877M, and total revenue increased 2.19% from $26.87B to $27.45B.
A
Buy 12/8/2014Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to A- from B+ on 12/8/2014 due to a significant increase in the volatility index, total return index and solvency index. The quick ratio increased from 0.57 to 0.59, and debt to equity declined from 0.42 to 0.41.
B
Buy 6/30/2014Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 6/30/2014 due to an increase in the volatility index and valuation index.
B
Buy 6/12/2014Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 6/12/2014 due to a decline in the solvency index, valuation index and volatility index.
B
Buy 5/23/2014Upgraded
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was upgraded to B+ from B on 5/23/2014 due to an increase in the volatility index.
B
Buy 5/5/2014Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B from B+ on 5/5/2014 due to a noticeable decline in the volatility index and valuation index.
B
Buy 3/17/2014Downgrade
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) was downgraded to B+ from A- on 3/17/2014 due to a large decline in the volatility index, valuation index and efficiency index.
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