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Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended November 23, 2014; Provides CapEx Guidance for the Full Year of Fiscal 2015

Costco Wholesale Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended November 23, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenue of $26,866 million against $25,017 million a year ago. Operating income was $770 million against $668 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $779 million against $659 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $496 million or $1.12 per diluted share against $425 million or $0.96 per diluted share a year ago. The company spent CapEx of $555 million. For the fiscal 2015, CapEx is estimated to be in the $2.5-plus billion range, and this compares to last year's $2 billion, so up pretty significantly year-over-year with its ramp-up in expansion and all the complementary things that go along with that with depot expansion, and of course.

Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Resignation of William H. Gates as Member of the Board of Directors

On December 3, 2014, William H. Gates submitted to Costco Wholesale Corporation letter stating that he is resigning as a member of the Board of Directors, effective after the conclusion of the company's annual meeting on January 29, 2015. The voluntary resignation is not due to any disagreement with the company on any matter relating to the company's operations, policies or practices.

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports Sales Results for the Month and Thirteen Week Ended November 30, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corporation reported sales results for the month and thirteen week ended November 30, 2014. For the month, the company's net sales of $9.43 billion, an increase of 7% from $8.79 billion during the similar period last year. For the thirteen weeks, the company reported net sales of $28.73 billion, an increase of 7% from $26.80 billion during the similar period last year.

Costco Wholesale Corporation to Report Q1, 2015 Results on Dec 10, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corporation announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results on Dec 10, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corporation - Pre Recorded Sales/ Trading Statement Call

Costco Wholesale Corporation - Pre Recorded Sales/ Trading Statement Call

 

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