# RNN 1st Gen Model Costco Wholesale Corporation Variety stores

Stock predictor AI models:
83.67% successful of 49 deals
$ 328.46 Last close price
at 02-mar-2021


Model's trade recommendations No return for period yet

11.83% Annual return

$85.13B Market Cap

β 0.95  


Model (following trade recommendations)


Underlying stock

S&P 500

Return for period
52wk return 11.81%
52wk Range
Sortino ratio 3.47
Sharpe ratio 1.85
Norm. RMSE 0.43%
Downside risk 3.18%
Volatility 0.00%
  • 2.00 (1.03%) Div (Yield)
  • STRONG BUY Analysts consensus recommendation

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.

Float 436M
P/E 30.99
Shares Outstanding 439M
% 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