COST

Costco Wholesale Corporation Common Stock Nasdaq Global Select
$382.5
Open: $381.98 High: $382.62 Low: $381.53 Close: $381.53
Range: 2021-06-19 - 2021-06-21
Volume: 386
Market: Extended-hours
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COST
Costco Wholesale Corporation Common Stock 999 Lake Drive Issaquah WA, 98027 http://www.costco.com
Costco Wholesale Corp and its subsidiaries operate membership warehouses. The company offers its members low prices on a limited selection of nationally branded and select private-label products in merchandise categories.
  • CEO: W. Craig Jelinek
  • Employees: 245,000
  • Sector: Consumer Defensive
  • Industry: Retail - Defensive
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