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COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION

(COST)
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Business Summary
Logo Costco Wholesale Corporation
Costco Wholesale Corporation specializes in the distribution of products and services at discount prices (food, sports equipment, household appliances, books, toys, jewelry, TVs, cameras, photo developing and printing services, etc.). The group develops its activity through a network of warehouse stores opened to individuals or companies who have paid a subscription fee. Net sales break down by revenue source as follows:

- sales of products (97.9%);

- sales of subscriptions (2.1%).

As of 01/09/2020, Costco Wholesale Corporation had a network of 795 warehouse stores located in the United States and Puerto Rico (552), Canada (101), Mexico (39), the United Kingdom (29), Japan (27), Korea (16), Taiwan (13), Australia (12), in Spain (3), in Iceland, France and China.

Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: the United States (73.2%), Canada (13.5%) and other (13.3%).

Number of employees : 273 000 people.
Sales per Business
20192020Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
Food and Sundries59,67239.1%68,65941.2% +15.06%
Hardlines24,57016.1%27,72916.6% +12.86%
Ancillary and Other28,57118.7%26,55015.9% -7.07%
Fresh Foods19,94813.1%23,20413.9% +16.32%
Softlines16,59010.9%17,07810.2% +2.94%
Sales per region
20192020Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States111,75173.2%122,14273.2% +9.3%
Canada21,36614%22,43413.5% +5%
Other International19,58612.8%22,18513.3% +13.27%
Managers and Directors
NameAgeSinceTitle
Walter Jelinek672012President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Richard Galanti641995Chief Financial Officer, Director & Executive VP
Hamilton James692017Non-Executive Chairman
Paul Moulton69-Chief Information Officer & Executive VP
James Murphy67-Chief Operating Officer-International & EVP
Patrick Callans58-Executive VP-Administration
Charles Munger971997Independent Director
Susan Lynne Decker572004Independent Director
Jeffrey Scott Raikes612008Independent Director
Mary Wilderotter652015Independent Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 442,955,229 441,985,526 99.8% 0 0.0% 99.8%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 36,946,831 8.34%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 17,161,534 3.87%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLC 11,394,245 2.57%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 10,494,576 2.37%
Geode Capital Management LLC 6,646,726 1.50%
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust (Investment Management) 6,128,000 1.38%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management) 6,017,939 1.36%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors) 5,026,966 1.13%
Norges Bank Investment Management 4,550,071 1.03%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investment Management) 4,333,363 0.98%
Markets and indexes
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- Nasdaq Global Select Market
- Nasdaq 100 / S&P 100, S&P 500, Stoxx Americas 100, Stoxx Global 200, Stoxx USA 50
Stock Exchange Codes
- Bloomberg Code :  COST:US
- Reuters Code :  COST.O
- Datastream Code :  @COST
Company contact information
Costco Wholesale Corporation
999 Lake Drive
WA 98027 Issaquah, Washington


Phone : +1 425 313 8100
Fax : +1 425 313 8103
web site : https://www.costco.com/
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