Costco Wholesale Corp. operates membership warehouses based on the concept that offering members very low prices on a limited selection of nationally branded and selected private label products in a wide range of merchandise categories will produce high sales volumes and rapid inventory turnover. This rapid inventory turnover enables Costco to operate profitably at significantly lower gross margins than traditional wholesalers, discount retailers and supermarkets.
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.
Model is being retrained on a daily basis.
|% Held by Insiders||0.74%|
|% Held by Institutions||73.91%|
|EPS (last reported FY)||$5.33|
|EPS (last reported Q)||$1.40|
|EPS, estimated (last reported Q)||$1.31|
|Total revenues||$119 B|
|Net income||$2 B|