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COST Insider Trading (Costco Wholesale)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.22%
Insider Buying (Last 12 Months): $0.00
Insider Selling (Last 12 Months): $26,155,834.12

Costco Wholesale Insider Trading History Chart

Costco Wholesale Share Price & Price History

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Costco Wholesale Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/22/2021Roland Michael VachrisVPSell4,300$334.30$1,437,490.0015,602  
1/27/2021Susan L DeckerDirectorSell694$363.35$252,164.9019,047  
1/13/2021Susan L DeckerDirectorSell1,199$366.48$439,409.5220,100  
1/8/2021Paul G MoultonVPSell9,015$366.50$3,303,997.5023,049  
12/30/2020Richard A GalantiCFOSell1,000$374.49$374,490.0026,101  
12/30/2020Susan L DeckerDirectorSell861$375.75$323,520.7520,639  
12/21/2020Susan L DeckerDirectorSell1,000$362.59$362,590.0021,500  
12/14/2020Patrick J CallansVPSell2,500$374.65$936,625.0059,838  
12/14/2020Russell D MillerEVPSell5,000$377.24$1,886,200.001  
9/30/2020Kenneth D DenmanDirectorSell300$355.69$106,707.004,433  
9/29/2020Joseph P PorteraVPSell6,000$348.00$2,088,000.006,211  
9/28/2020Susan L DeckerDirectorSell2,500$347.90$869,750.0021,747  
8/21/2020Richard A GalantiCFOSell1,754$345.00$605,130.0018,983  
8/13/2020Susan L DeckerDirectorSell1,250$335.84$419,800.0025,497  
8/7/2020James C KlauerEVPSell4,000$342.72$1,370,880.0049,402  
7/14/2020James P MurphyVPSell5,000$326.00$1,630,000.0032,771  
7/13/2020Susan L DeckerDirectorSell2,000$326.60$653,200.0027,747  
7/10/2020Richard A GalantiCFOSell2,730$325.07$887,441.1025,415  
7/1/2020Susan L DeckerDirectorSell1,155$302.57$349,468.3529,432  
6/19/2020Roland Michael VachrisVPSell4,000$300.95$1,203,800.00
6/11/2020Timothy L RoseVPSell6,000$308.05$1,848,300.0023,680  
6/5/2020Daniel M HinesInsiderSell5,000$309.31$1,546,550.0015,632  
6/5/2020Patrick J CallansVPSell2,500$309.22$773,050.0055,114  
6/5/2020Susan L DeckerDirectorSell1,995$312.00$622,440.0030,587  
4/22/2020James P MurphyVPSell5,000$310.00$1,550,000.0042,771  
4/20/2020Susan L DeckerDirectorSell1,000$314.83$314,830.0032,582  
3/19/2020Richard A GalantiCFOSell1,448$306.51$443,826.4823,967  
1/14/2020Susan L DeckerDirectorSell3,850$300.41$1,156,578.5034,582  
12/16/2019Patrick J CallansVPSell2,000$293.99$587,980.0059,679  
11/15/2019Susan L DeckerDirectorSell1,703$303.01$516,026.0338,432  
11/13/2019Richard A GalantiCFOSell1,984$302.80$600,755.2026,165  
11/8/2019Paul G MoultonVPSell3,978$303.05$1,205,532.9029,565  
11/8/2019Russell D MillerEVPSell1,000$302.83$302,830.001  
10/30/2019Joseph P PorteraVPSell14,095$299.52$4,221,734.406,211  
10/30/2019Richard M LibensonDirectorSell1,703$298.25$507,919.752,247  
10/23/2019Daniel M HinesInsiderSell5,000$298.46$1,492,300.0022,277  
10/17/2019Susan L DeckerDirectorSell1,008$302.50$304,920.0040,462  
10/11/2019Paul G MoultonVPSell5,976$298.06$1,781,206.5636,010  
10/11/2019Susan L DeckerDirectorSell333$297.50$99,067.5041,470  
7/3/2019Susan L DeckerDirectorSell1,646$268.25$441,539.5041,803  
6/24/2019Roland Michael VachrisVPSell3,700$267.25$988,825.0013,578  
6/20/2019James P MurphyVPSell10,000$265.85$2,658,500.0045,100  
6/20/2019Richard A GalantiCFOSell3,000$266.39$799,170.0027,582  
6/7/2019James C KlauerInsiderSell5,000$255.53$1,277,650.0048,310  
6/7/2019Patrick J CallansVPSell2,000$252.15$504,300.0066,479  
6/7/2019Susan L DeckerDirectorSell2,790$254.62$710,389.8045,405  
4/1/2019John W MeisenbachDirectorBuy3,000$242.65$727,950.0012,833  
3/26/2019Susan L DeckerDirectorSell2,350$240.00$564,000.0046,239  
3/12/2019Richard A GalantiVPSell4,188$230.47$965,208.3630,082  
3/12/2019Susan L DeckerDirectorSell2,049$232.00$475,368.0048,589  
1/4/2019Susan L DeckerDirectorSell1,611$206.15$332,107.6551,389  
1/2/2019Susan L DeckerDirectorSell739$205.00$151,495.0052,249  
10/30/2018Richard A GalantiVPSell4,163$227.23$945,958.4932,270  
10/30/2018W Craig JelinekInsiderSell22,500$223.52$5,029,200.00322,958  
10/25/2018Franz E LazarusVPSell23,000$226.76$5,215,480.006,830  
10/25/2018Richard M LibensonDirectorSell2,049$224.00$458,976.003,049  
10/15/2018Roland Michael VachrisVPSell6,600$225.88$1,490,808.0017,282  
10/1/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$235.81$707,430.008,654  
9/4/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$233.14$699,420.008,654  
8/1/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$218.65$655,950.00  
7/23/2018James P MurphyVPSell15,000$219.22$3,288,300.0033,834  
7/2/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$208.42$625,260.008,654  
6/18/2018Paul G MoultonVPSell5,585$206.83$1,155,145.5527,988  
6/15/2018Richard A GalantiVPSell2,406$207.11$498,306.6625,474  
6/13/2018Daniel M HinesInsiderSell7,000$204.67$1,432,690.0023,853  
6/13/2018Timothy L RoseVPSell2,500$205.19$512,975.0020,403  
6/1/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$195.45$586,350.008,654  
5/1/2018John W MeisenbachDirectorSell3,000$196.49$589,470.008,654  
4/19/2018Russell D MillerInsiderSell12,393$194.12$2,405,729.161  
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SEC Filings (Institutional Ownership Changes) for Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

67.21% of Costco Wholesale stock is owned by institutions. Institutional ownership can be a sign of analyst confidence in the fundamentals of the stock.

Institutional Buying and Selling by Quarter

Costco Wholesale Institutional Trading History

Reporting DateHedge FundShares HeldMarket Value% of PortfolioQuarterly Change in SharesOwnership in Company
4/9/2021EFG Asset Management Americas Corp.10,656$3.77M0.8%N/A0.002%
4/9/2021Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc.16,590$5.85M1.6%+6.6%0.004%
4/9/2021Parkside Advisors LLC662$0.23M0.1%+11.8%0.000%
4/9/2021EWG Elevate Inc.751$0.27M0.1%-96.1%0.000%
4/9/2021State of Alaska Department of Revenue124,505$43.89M0.5%-4.5%0.028%
4/9/2021Edge Wealth Management LLC993$0.35M0.1%+2,012.8%0.000%
4/9/2021Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC1,744$0.62M0.1%+40.2%0.000%
4/9/2021Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC3,190$1.12M0.4%+20.2%0.001%
4/9/2021Family Legacy Inc.6,930$2.44M1.2%+17.6%0.002%
4/9/2021American National Bank25,983$9.16M2.2%+1.5%0.006%
4/9/2021Hexavest Inc.26,270$9.26M0.4%-36.3%0.006%
4/9/2021Legacy Private Trust Co.1,247$0.44M0.0%+9.7%0.000%
4/9/2021Pure Financial Advisors Inc.1,224$0.43M0.0%-5.0%0.000%
4/9/2021First Hawaiian Bank3,142$1.11M0.0%-52.6%0.001%
4/8/2021NBT Bank N A NY3,186$1.12M0.2%+3.9%0.001%
4/8/2021Pacifica Partners Inc.781$0.28M0.2%+28.7%0.000%
4/8/2021BTR Capital Management Inc.11,070$3.90M0.6%+65.3%0.003%
4/8/2021KMG Fiduciary Partners LLC3,537$1.25M0.2%+9.2%0.001%
4/8/2021Private Advisory Group LLC26,340$9.28M2.7%+29.7%0.006%
4/8/2021Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA59,659$21.03M2.5%+3.5%0.013%
4/8/2021OLD Dominion Capital Management Inc.22,056$7.77M1.8%-0.9%0.005%
4/8/2021Bath Savings Trust Co10,223$3.60M0.5%+29.0%0.002%
4/8/2021Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.34,637$12.21M1.0%+2.1%0.008%
4/8/2021Old Port Advisors618$0.22M0.1%N/A0.000%
4/8/2021Hoffman Alan N Investment Management10,764$3.79M2.5%+0.8%0.002%
4/7/2021Bremer Bank National Association7,992$2.82M0.6%+10.4%0.002%
4/7/2021Orrstown Financial Services Inc.1,855$0.66M0.9%+17.7%0.000%
4/7/2021Somerset Trust Co9,376$3.31M1.4%-1.0%0.002%
4/7/2021Hodges Capital Management Inc.2,439$0.86M0.1%-11.9%0.001%
4/6/2021Chesley Taft & Associates LLC89,154$32.17M1.9%-2.5%0.020%
4/6/2021Liberty One Investment Management LLC4,377$1.54M0.3%+3.1%0.001%
4/6/2021Carroll Financial Associates Inc.3,434$1.21M0.1%+4.1%0.001%
4/6/2021Private Trust Co. NA12,030$4.24M0.7%-3.1%0.003%
4/6/2021Everence Capital Management Inc.8,903$3.14M0.3%N/A0.002%
4/6/2021Trust Co. of Toledo NA OH5,139$1.81M0.3%+4.7%0.001%
4/6/2021Campbell Capital Management Inc.3,302$1.16M0.5%N/A0.001%
4/6/2021TrimTabs Asset Management LLC7,301$2.57M1.3%+48.2%0.002%
4/6/2021Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO5,487$1.93M1.0%-3.9%0.001%
4/5/2021ELM Advisors LLC1,964$0.69M0.4%-4.8%0.000%
4/5/2021Pacer Advisors Inc.38,859$13.70M0.2%-5.7%0.009%
4/5/2021Security National Bank845$0.30M0.1%+30.0%0.000%
4/5/2021Jacobs & Co. CA39,110$13.79M1.7%-0.9%0.009%
4/5/2021Canandaigua National Corp1,337$0.47M0.1%-2.7%0.000%
4/5/2021Modus Advisors LLC920$0.32M0.2%+7.2%0.000%
4/5/2021Woodstock Corp27,478$9.69M1.2%+1.1%0.006%
4/5/2021First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services16,006$5.64M2.0%+51.0%0.004%
4/5/2021Confluence Investment Management LLC804$0.28M0.0%-5.4%0.000%
4/5/2021Fulton Bank N.A.8,246$2.91M0.1%-12.2%0.002%
4/2/2021Stillwater Investment Management LLC12,657$4.46M1.3%+1.0%0.003%
4/2/2021Private Asset Management Inc.53,103$18.72M2.6%+3.0%0.012%
4/1/2021Park National Corp OH29,087$10.25M0.4%+6.6%0.007%
4/1/2021M&R Capital Management Inc.6,002$2.12M0.5%-3.5%0.001%
4/1/2021Rempart Asset Management Inc.62,483$22.02M5.8%+2.2%0.014%
4/1/2021Renaissance Investment Group LLC24,114$8.50M2.3%+1.7%0.005%
3/30/2021Koshinski Asset Management Inc.2,472$0.93M0.1%+10.5%0.001%
3/26/2021Bard Financial Services Inc.7,655$2.88M0.3%N/A0.002%
3/24/2021Alpha DNA Investment Management LLC2,657$1M1.0%N/A0.001%
3/23/2021Mach 1 Financial Group Inc.3,225$1.22M1.3%N/A0.001%
3/19/2021Front Barnett Associates LLC708$0.27M0.0%+23.6%0.000%
3/19/2021Baron Silver Stevens Financial Advisors LLC284$0.11M0.0%N/A0.000%
3/19/2021Valley Brook Capital Group1,265$0.48M0.5%N/A0.000%
3/17/2021Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management Inc.775$0.29M0.2%N/A0.000%
3/16/2021Carret Asset Management LLC5,389$2.03M0.3%+267.8%0.001%
3/12/2021DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale294,601$110.70M0.4%+11.4%0.067%
3/11/2021Midwest Professional Planners LTD.2,503$0.94M0.6%+1.4%0.001%
3/10/2021Investment Advisory Services Inc. TX ADV2,558$0.96M0.7%+6.1%0.001%
3/10/2021HM Payson & Co.2,315$0.87M0.0%+14.6%0.001%
3/10/2021SOA Wealth Advisors LLC.202$72K0.0%N/A0.000%
3/10/2021Coppell Advisory Solutions LLC740$0.28M0.1%N/A0.000%
3/9/2021TRU Independence Asset Management 2 LLC551$0.21M0.2%N/A0.000%
3/9/2021Encompass Wealth Advisors LLC551$0.21M0.1%N/A0.000%
3/9/2021Childress Capital Advisors LLC703$0.27M0.2%N/A0.000%
3/9/2021tru Independence LLC2,663$1M0.0%+4.5%0.001%
3/9/2021Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.606,771$228.62M0.2%+1.0%0.137%
3/8/2021B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. Holding AG42,157$16.27M0.3%N/A0.010%
3/8/2021Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky104,440$39.35M0.4%-3.7%0.024%
3/8/2021Harvest Volatility Management LLC5,921$2.23M0.3%N/A0.001%
3/8/2021Q Capital Solutions650$0.25M0.2%N/A0.000%
3/5/2021Patron Partners Advisors LLC5,101$1.92M1.9%N/A0.001%
3/5/2021BNC Wealth Management LLC4,333$1.63M1.0%+3.4%0.001%
3/5/2021Auxier Asset Management9,617$3.62M0.7%-1.0%0.002%
3/5/202144 Wealth Management LLC10,055$3.79M1.7%N/A0.002%
3/5/2021Voya Financial Advisors Inc.9,485$3.55M0.2%+5.2%0.002%
3/4/2021Moody National Bank Trust Division39,310$14.81M0.4%+0.2%0.009%
3/4/2021Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.33,917$12.78M1.1%+1.6%0.008%
3/4/2021Navis Wealth Advisors LLC369$0.14M0.1%N/A0.000%
3/4/2021Geier Asset Management Inc.5,562$1.84M1.5%N/A0.001%
3/3/2021Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc.3,939$1.48M0.2%+6.0%0.001%
3/3/2021Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc.339$0.13M0.1%+260.6%0.000%
3/3/2021Hoffman Alan N Investment Management10,679$4.02M2.6%N/A0.002%
3/2/2021SkyView Investment Advisors LLC552$0.21M0.1%N/A0.000%
3/2/2021Hall Capital Management Co. Inc.7,872$2.97M2.1%+1.6%0.002%
3/2/2021FormulaFolio Investments LLC8,451$3.18M0.1%+52.9%0.002%
3/2/2021Norges Bank4,734,908$1.78B0.4%N/A1.069%
3/2/2021Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC1,878$0.71M0.1%+52.8%0.000%
3/2/2021Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt8,327$3.14M0.3%+27.6%0.002%
3/1/2021UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.2,252,715$848.78M0.4%-4.1%0.509%
3/1/2021Phocas Financial Corp.833$0.31M0.0%+22.0%0.000%
3/1/2021Curran Financial Partners LLC4,087$1.54M1.3%N/A0.001%
3/1/2021Perpetual Investment Management Limited712$0.27M0.0%N/A0.000%
Data available starting January 2016

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Costco Wholesale logo
Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Australia, Spain, France, Iceland, China, and Taiwan. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, and deli products, as well as produce; and apparel and small appliances. It also operates pharmacies, optical dispensing centers, food courts, and hearing-aid centers, as well as 615 gas stations; and offers business delivery, travel, same-day grocery, and various other services online in various countries. As of October 07, 2020, the company operated 796 warehouses, including 552 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 102 in Canada, 39 in Mexico, 29 in the United Kingdom, 27 in Japan, 16 in South Korea, 13 in Taiwan, 12 in Australia, 3 in Spain, 1 in Iceland, 1 in France, and 1 in China. It also operates e-commerce websites in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Australia. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.
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Today's Range

Now: $363.21

50 Day Range

MA: $338.87

52 Week Range

Now: $363.21


1,607,594 shs

Average Volume

3,026,001 shs

Market Capitalization

$160.73 billion

P/E Ratio


Dividend Yield




Who are the company insiders with the largest holdings of Costco Wholesale?

Costco Wholesale's top insider investors include:
  1. Patrick J Callans (VP)
  2. James C Klauer (EVP)
  3. James C Klauer (Insider)
  4. Susan L Decker (Director)
  5. James P Murphy (VP)
  6. Paul G Moulton (VP)
  7. Richard A Galanti (CFO)
  8. Timothy L Rose (VP)
  9. Daniel M Hines (Insider)
  10. Roland Michael Vachris (VP)
  11. Joseph P Portera (VP)
  12. Kenneth D Denman (Director)
  13. Richard M Libenson (Director)
  14. Russell D Miller (EVP)

Who are the major institutional investors of Costco Wholesale?

Costco Wholesale's top institutional shareholders include:
  1. State of Alaska Department of Revenue — 0.03%
  2. Chesley Taft & Associates LLC — 0.02%
  3. Rempart Asset Management Inc. — 0.01%
  4. Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA — 0.01%
  5. Private Asset Management Inc. — 0.01%
  6. Jacobs & Co. CA — 0.01%

Which institutional investors are selling Costco Wholesale stock?

In the last quarter, COST stock was sold by these institutional investors:
  1. EWG Elevate Inc.
  2. Hexavest Inc.
  3. State of Alaska Department of Revenue
  4. First Hawaiian Bank
  5. Pacer Advisors Inc.
  6. Chesley Taft & Associates LLC
  7. Fulton Bank N.A.
  8. Private Trust Co. NA
Within the previous year, company insiders that have sold Costco Wholesale company stock include:
  1. Patrick J Callans (VP)
  2. James C Klauer (EVP)
  3. James C Klauer (Insider)
  4. Susan L Decker (Director)
  5. James P Murphy (VP)
  6. Paul G Moulton (VP)
  7. Richard A Galanti (CFO)
  8. Timothy L Rose (VP)
  9. Daniel M Hines (Insider)
  10. Roland Michael Vachris (VP)
  11. Joseph P Portera (VP)
  12. Kenneth D Denman (Director)

Which institutional investors are buying Costco Wholesale stock?

During the previous quarter, COST stock was acquired by institutional investors including:
  1. EFG Asset Management Americas Corp.
  2. Everence Capital Management Inc.
  3. Private Advisory Group LLC
  4. First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services
  5. BTR Capital Management Inc.
  6. Campbell Capital Management Inc.
  7. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC
  8. Bath Savings Trust Co
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