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Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.OQ)

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Costco Wholesale Says On March 25, Employees Filed Class Action Against Co Alleging Claims Under California Law For Failure To Pay Overtime
Thursday, 6 Jun 2019 

June 6 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp ::COSTCO WHOLESALE - ON MARCH 25, EMPLOYEES FILED CLASS ACTION AGAINST CO ALLEGING CLAIMS UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW FOR FAILURE TO PAY OVERTIME.COSTCO WHOLESALE - EMPLOYEES FILED A CLASS ACTION FOR FAILURE TO PROVIDE ITEMIZED WAGE STATEMENTS, TO TIMELY PAY WAGES DUE TO TERMINATING EMPLOYEES.COSTCO SAYS ACTIONS IN CHINA & U.S., CREATED UNCERTAINTY WITH RESPECT TO HOW TARIFFS WILL AFFECT COSTS OF SOME OF MERCHANDISE - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Costco Wholesale Says April Sales Rose 7.3 Percent To $11.6 Billion
Thursday, 9 May 2019 

May 8 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp ::COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION REPORTS APRIL SALES RESULTS.APRIL SALES ROSE 7.3 PERCENT TO $11.6 BILLION.REPORTED NET SALES OF $11.60 BILLION FOR RETAIL MONTH OF APRIL.FOR THIRTY-FIVE WEEKS ENDED MAY 5, 2019, COMPANY REPORTED NET SALES OF $99.89 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 8.3 PERCENT.APRIL TOTAL COMPANY COMPARABLE SALES GREW 5.4%.COSTCO WHOLESALE - APRIL COMP SALES EXCLUDING IMPACTS FROM GASOLINE PRICES, FOREIGN EXCHANGE, AND ACCOUNTING CHANGE CONCERNING REVENUE RECOGNITION, GREW 5.2%.COSTCO WHOLESALE - APRIL RETAIL MONTH'S ONE LESS SHOPPING DAY NEGATIVELY IMPACTED TOTAL, COMPARABLE SALES BY ABOUT ONE AND ONE-HALF TO TWO PERCENT.  Full Article

Costco Wholesale Announces Reauthorization Of Stock Repurchase Program & Quarterly Cash Dividend Increase
Saturday, 27 Apr 2019 

April 26 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp ::COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES REAUTHORIZATION OF STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM AND QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND INCREASE.COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP - ANNOUNCED THAT ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS REAUTHORIZED A COMMON STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM OF UP TO $4 BILLION.COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP - THE STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM WILL EXPIRE IN APRIL 2023 AND REPLACES CURRENT $4 BILLION PROGRAM.COSTCO WHOLESALE-DECLARED QTRLY CASH DIVIDEND INCLUDING A QUARTERLY INCREASE FROM 57 TO 65 CENTS PER SHARE, OR $2.60 PER SHARE ON AN ANNUALIZED BASIS.  Full Article

Tiffany Says Expects To Launch An E-Commerce Enabled Website In China In 2019
Friday, 22 Mar 2019 

March 22 (Reuters) - Tiffany & Co ::TIFFANY & CO - EXPECTS TO LAUNCH AN E-COMMERCE ENABLED WEBSITE IN CHINA IN 2019 - SEC FILING.TIFFANY & CO - ON FEB 7, COURT AWARDED TIFFANY PLAINTIFFS $5.9 MILLION FOR TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT LAWSUIT AGAINST COSTCO.TIFFANY & CO - COSTCO HAS FILED AN APPEAL FROM THE JUDGMENT.TIFFANY & CO - COURT AWARDED TIFFANY PLAINTIFFS $5.9 MILLION IN RESPECT OF AFOREMENTIONED ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COSTS, BRINGING JUDGMENT TO $26.9 MILLION.  Full Article

Costco Wholesale Corp - October Total Company Comparable Sales Up 8.6%
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 

Costco Wholesale Corp ::COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION REPORTS OCTOBER SALES RESULTS.COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP - NET SALES OF $11.16 BILLION FOR RETAIL MONTH OF OCTOBER.COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP - NET SALES OF $11.16 BILLION FOR RETAIL MONTH OF OCTOBER, AN INCREASE OF 10.6 PERCENT.COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP - FOR NINE-WEEKS ENDED NOVEMBER 4, 2018, COMPANY REPORTED NET SALES OF $24.80 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 10.4 PERCENT.COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP - OCTOBER TOTAL COMPANY COMPARABLE SALES UP 8.6%.  Full Article

Costco Wholesale Sets Quarterly Cash Dividend Of $0.57 Per Share
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp ::SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.57PER SHARE.  Full Article

Costco Wholesale Corp Q4 Sales Rose 5 Pct To $43.4 Bln
Friday, 7 Sep 2018 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp ::COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION REPORTS AUGUST SALES RESULTS.Q4 SALES ROSE 5 PERCENT TO $43.4 BILLION.REPORTED NET SALES OF $11.0 BILLION FOR RETAIL MONTH OF AUGUST, FOUR WEEKS ENDED SEPTEMBER 2, 2018, UP 12.2 PERCENT.COSTCO WHOLESALE - Q4 TOTAL COMPANY COMPARABLE SALES GREW 9.5%.TOTAL COMPANY COMPARABLE SALES ROSE 9.2 PERCENT FOR 4 WEEKS RETAIL MONTH.  Full Article

Costco Wholesale Corp Reports Q3 Earnings Per Share $1.70
Friday, 1 Jun 2018 

May 31 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp ::ORATION REPORTS THIRD QUARTER AND YEAR-TO-DATE OPERATING RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2018.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.70.Q3 SALES $31.62 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $31.91 BILLION.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.69 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY COMPARABLE SALES UP 10.2 PERCENT.QTRLY COMPARABLE SALES UP 7 PERCENT, W/O GAS INFLATION & FX.  Full Article

Costco Q2 Earnings Per Share $1.59
Thursday, 8 Mar 2018 

March 7 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp ::REPORTS SECOND QUARTER AND YEAR-TO-DATE OPERATING RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2018 AND FEBRUARY SALES RESULTS.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.59.‍NET SALES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 10.8 PERCENT, TO $32.28 BILLION FROM $29.13 BILLION LAST YEAR​.QTRLY COMPARABLE SALES UP 8.4 PERCENT.QTRLY ‍​COMPARABLE SALES UP 5.4 PERCENT, W/O GAS INFLATION & FX.  Full Article

Costco Wholesale Reports January Sales Results
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp ::ORATION REPORTS JANUARY SALES RESULTS.‍NET SALES OF $12.24 BILLION FOR MONTH OF JANUARY, FIVE WEEKS ENDED FEBRUARY 4, UP 8.4 PERCENT FROM $11.29 BILLION LAST YEAR​.‍JANUARY U.S. COMPARABLE SALES EXCLUDING IMPACTS FROM CHANGES IN GASOLINE PRICES AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE UP 3.6​ PERCENT.U.S COMPARABLE SALES UP 4.9 PERCENT FOR JANUARY ‍​.‍JANUARY TOTAL COMPANY COMPARABLE SALES EXCLUDING IMPACTS FROM CHANGES IN GASOLINE PRICES AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE UP 2.9%​.‍JANUARY TOTAL COMPANY COMPARABLE SALES UP 6.0 %​.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Costco looking at alternative sourcing, price hikes as tariffs loom

May 30 Costco Wholesale Corp on Thursday reported quarterly profit and revenue that beat Wall Street estimates and said it would tackle the proposed round of tariffs on Chinese imports by sourcing goods from other countries and possible price increases.