Costco Wholesale Corporation operates an international chain of membership warehouses, mainly under the `Costco Wholesale` name, that carry quality, brand name merchandise at substantially lower prices than are typically found at conventional wholesale or retail sources. The warehouses are designed to help small-to-medium-sized businesses reduce costs in purchasing for resale and for everyday business use. Individuals may also purchase for their personal needs. Costco's warehouses present one of the largest and most exclusive product category selections to be found under a single roof. Categories include groceries, candy, appliances, television and media, automotive supplies, tires, toys, hardware, sporting goods, jewelry, watches, cameras, books, housewares, apparel, health and beauty aids, tobacco, furniture, and office equipment. Costco is known for carrying top quality national and regional brands, with 100% satisfaction guaranteed, at prices consistently below traditional wholesale or retail outlets.
Industry sector: Retail/Wholesale
Sector classification: Variety stores
Deep Learning based analysis and prediction model for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) stock is a 1st Generation Non-linear Autoregresive with exogenous variable(s) (NARX) model based on the Recurrent Neural Network architecture.
Model is in the production pipeline since Sept. 30, 2015.
Market data for COST model training are being downloaded from the
Quandl premium datasets on a daily basis.
Risks related to the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the virus named “SARS-CoV-2” are accounted for in this model in the form of the historical data coincided with outbreaks and other global events in the past used to train ML prediction model for COST.
Model is being retrained on a daily basis.
|% Held by Insiders||0.74%|
|% Held by Institutions||73.03%|
|EPS (last reported FY)||$5.82|
|EPS (last reported Q)||$1.42|
|EPS, estimated (last reported Q)||$1.45|
|Total revenues||$129 B|
|Net income||$3 B|