Costco Shares Outstanding 2006-2018 | COST

Costco shares outstanding history from 2006 to 2018. Shares outstanding can be defined as the number of shares held by shareholders (including insiders) assuming conversion of all convertible debt, securities, warrants and options. This metric excludes the company's treasury shares.
  • Costco shares outstanding for the quarter ending August 31, 2018 were 0.442B, a 0.2% increase year-over-year.
  • Costco 2018 shares outstanding were 0.442B, a 0.2% increase from 2017.
  • Costco 2017 shares outstanding were 0.441B, a 0.07% decline from 2016.
  • Costco 2016 shares outstanding were 0.441B, a 0.33% decline from 2015.
Costco Annual Shares Outstanding
(Millions of Shares)
2018 442
2017 441
2016 441
2015 443
2014 442
2013 441
2012 439
2011 443
2010 446
2009 440
2008 444
2007 458
2006 480
2005 492
Costco Quarterly Shares Outstanding
(Millions of Shares)
Q4 2018 442
Q3 2018 442
Q2 2018 442
Q1 2017 441
Q4 2017 441
Q3 2017 441
Q2 2017 441
Q1 2016 441
Q4 2016 441
Q3 2016 441
Q2 2016 442
Q1 2015 441
Q4 2015 443
Q3 2015 443
Q2 2015 443
Q1 2014 442
Q4 2014 442
Q3 2014 443
Q2 2014 443
Q1 2013 442
Q4 2013 441
Q3 2013 441
Q2 2013 440
Q1 2012 439
Q4 2012 439
Q3 2012 439
Q2 2012 439
Q1 2011 441
Q4 2011 443
Q3 2011 444
Q2 2011 443
Q1 2010 441
Q4 2010 446
Q3 2010 448
Q2 2010 447
Q1 2009 445
Q4 2009 440
Q3 2009 440
Q2 2009 440
Q1 2008 441
Q4 2008 444
Q3 2008 443
Q2 2008 445
Q1 2007 446
Q4 2007 458
Q3 2007 456
Q2 2007 462
Q1 2006 468
Q4 2006 480
Q3 2006 481
Q2 2006 482
Q1 2005 486
Q4 2005 492
Q3 2005 493
Q2 2005 494
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Retail/Wholesale Retail - Discount & Variety $90.735B $141.576B
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.
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