Costco Wholesale (COST) Stock Forecast & Price Prediction

Estimation of the future price movement of Costco Wholesale stock, based on various factors such as historical price trends, market trends, company performance, and economic conditions.

Price target


Current $713.72

Concensus $628.07


Low $509.00

Median $607.50

High $830.00

Based on analysts projections #COST is expected to experience a price decline over the next year.

The current average COST price target, as estimated by these analysts, is $628.07.

The predictions for the future COST stock price range from a low of $509.00 to a high of $830.00, highlighting the variability of market expectations for COST.

It is important to note that market fluctuations and unforeseen events can have an impact on these projections, so investors should always exercise caution and conduct thorough research before making any investment decisions.

COST stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / firm Date Rating Price target Price when posted
Chuck Grom
Gordon Haskett Capital Corporation
April 3, 2024 Buy 775.00 711.30
Kate McShane
Goldman Sachs
March 8, 2024 Buy 830.00 725.56
Joseph Feldman
Telsey Advisory
March 8, 2024 Buy 800.00 725.56
Scot Ciccarelli
Truist Financial
March 8, 2024 Buy 815.00 725.56
Michael Baker
D.A. Davidson
March 8, 2024 Sell 680.00 725.56
Rupesh Parikh
Oppenheimer
March 6, 2024 Buy 805.00 769.96
Joseph Feldman
Telsey Advisory
December 15, 2023 Sell 700.00 659.53
Bobby Griffin
Raymond James
December 15, 2023 Sell 670.00 659.41
Rupesh Parikh
Oppenheimer
December 14, 2023 Sell 675.00 632.53
Mark Astrachan
Stifel Nicolaus
December 14, 2023 Sell 615.00 632.53
Christopher Horvers
J.P. Morgan
November 24, 2023 Sell 605.00 589.08
Joseph Feldman
Telsey Advisory
September 27, 2023 Sell 575.00 563.01
Kelly Bania
Loop Capital Markets
September 27, 2023 Sell 612.00 563.01
Scot Ciccarelli
Truist Financial
September 27, 2023 Sell 619.00 563.01
Mark Astrachan
Stifel Nicolaus
September 26, 2023 Sell 575.00 556.18
Michael Lasser
UBS
September 26, 2023 Sell 640.00 556.18
Peter Benedict
Robert W. Baird
September 26, 2023 Sell 550.00 556.18
Scot Ciccarelli
Truist Financial
May 25, 2023 Sell 568.00 481.35
Chuck Cerankosky
Northcoast Research
May 25, 2023 Sell 560.00 481.35
Kelly Bania
Loop Capital Markets
March 3, 2023 Sell 555.00 470.05
Bobby Griffin
Raymond James
March 3, 2023 Sell 570.00 470.05
Rupesh Parikh
Oppenheimer
March 3, 2023 Sell 550.00 470.05
Joseph Feldman
Telsey Advisory
March 3, 2023 Sell 540.00 470.05
Peter Benedict
Robert W. Baird
March 2, 2023 Sell 535.00 485.69
Joseph Feldman
Telsey Advisory
December 9, 2022 Sell 595.00 484.61
Corey Tarlowe
Jefferies
September 23, 2022 Sell 610.00 466.40
Peter Benedict
Robert W. Baird
August 31, 2022 Sell 575.00 522.10
Krisztina Katai
Deutsche Bank
July 14, 2022 Sell 579.00 494.98
Daniela Nedialkova
Atlantic Equities
June 9, 2022 Sell 615.00 477.26
Peter Benedict
Robert W. Baird
May 27, 2022 Sell 560.00 465.91
Greg Melich
Evercore ISI
May 27, 2022 Sell 540.00 470.76
Mark Astrachan
Stifel Nicolaus
May 6, 2022 Sell 565.00 507.86
Greg Melich
Evercore ISI
May 5, 2022 Sell 600.00 544.43
Greg Melich
Evercore ISI
April 11, 2022 Sell 610.00 584.67
Stephanie Wissink
Jefferies
April 6, 2022 Sell 670.00 584.79
Krisztina Katai
Deutsche Bank
April 6, 2022 Sell 527.00 584.79
Rupesh Parikh
Oppenheimer
April 3, 2022 Sell 620.00 575.57
Scot Ciccarelli
Truist Financial
March 19, 2022 Sell 603.00 561.35
Rupesh Parikh
Oppenheimer
March 16, 2022 Sell 580.00 543.39
Paul Trussell
Deutsche Bank
March 14, 2022 Sell 491.00 525.95
Robert Moskow
Credit Suisse
March 4, 2022 Sell 570.00 525.50
Kelly Bania
BMO Capital
March 4, 2022 Sell 580.00 525.50
Joe Feldman
Telsey Advisory
March 4, 2022 Sell 615.00 525.50
Oliver Chen
Cowen & Co.
February 9, 2022 Sell 650.00 528.83
Edward Kelly
Wells Fargo
February 7, 2022 Sell 600.00 515.89
Simeon Gutman
Morgan Stanley
February 7, 2022 Sell 560.00 515.89
Peter Benedict
Robert W. Baird
February 6, 2022 Sell 600.00 519.77
Paul Lejuez
Citigroup
January 28, 2022 Sell 530.00 491.68
Scot Ciccarelli
Truist Financial
January 17, 2022 Sell 606.00 502.99
Chris Graja
Argus Research
December 14, 2021 Sell 610.00 544.51
Robert Ohmes
Bank of America Securities
December 13, 2021 Sell 595.00 556.38
Scott Mushkin
R5 Capital
December 13, 2021 Sell 561.00 556.38
William Kirk
MKM Partners
December 13, 2021 Sell 509.00 556.38
Michael Lasser
UBS
December 10, 2021 Sell 600.00 557.97
Mark Astrachan
Stifel Nicolaus
December 10, 2021 Sell 555.00 557.97
Charles Grom
Gordon Haskett Capital Corporation
November 11, 2021 Sell 575.00 511.40
Michael Baker
D.A. Davidson
October 7, 2021 Sell 423.00 451.45
Ivan Feinseth
Tigress Financial
September 29, 2021 Sell 520.00 450.38

Costco Wholesale (COST) Fundamentals Checker

Financial metrics are used to evaluate financial stability which helps analysts determine if Costco Wholesale is undervalued compared to its fair value. A company's financial health can strongly influence the stock forecast.

Strong Buy

Financial Scores

Updated on: 08/04/2024

Altman Z-Score: 8.6

Piotroski Score: 7.0

ESG Score

Updated on: 08/04/2024

Environmental: 60.4

Social: 65.4

Governance: 70.9

Financial Health

Updated on: 08/04/2024

DCF: Neutral

ROE: Strong Buy

ROA: Strong Buy

Debt to equity ratio: Neutral

Price to earnings ratio: Strong Buy

Price to book ratio: Strong Buy

COST Discounted Cash Flow

Updated on: 08/04/2024

$739.056
Discounted Cash Flow Value


$713.720
Current Price

COST Revenues by Segment

Updated on: 08/04/2024

Food and Sundries
$961,750,000.00
Fresh Food
$319,770,000.00
Non-Foods
$608,650,000.00
Other
$486,930,000.00

Revenue from Contract with Customer, Excluding Assessed Tax

COST Revenues by Region

Updated on: 08/04/2024

CANADA
$330,560,000.00
UNITED STATES
$1,766,300,000.00

COST Notes Due

Updated on: 08/04/2024

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