ETFs with COST as a Top 10 Holding*Sponsored by:
|Weighting||ETF Name (Symbol)||100-Day Price Change (%)|
|4.93%||PowerShares Dynamic Retail (PMR)||+5.60 (22.23%)|
|3.09%||Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (XLP)||+6.45 (18.40%)|
|2.93%||Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (VDC)||+17.32 (19.62%)|
|2.57%||Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (RHS)||+2.83 (4.16%)|
|2.48%||PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples (PSL)||+5.63 (17.01%)|
*Data is provided by Barchart.com. Data reflects weightings calculated at the beginning of each month. Data is subject to change.
**Green highlights the top performing ETF by % change in the past 100 days.
Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Costco Wholesale Corporation and its subsidiaries (“Costco” or the “Company”) began operations in 1983 in Seattle, Washington. In October 1993, we merged with The Price Company, which had pioneered the membership warehouse concept, to form Price/Costco, Inc., a Delaware corporation. In January 1997, after the spin-off of most of our non-warehouse assets to Price Enterprises, Inc., we changed our name to Costco Companies, Inc. On August 30, 1999, we reincorporated from Delaware to Washington and changed our name to Costco Wholesale Corporation. Our common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “COST.” General We operate membership warehouses based on the concept that offering our members low prices on a limited selection of nationally branded and selected private-label products in a wide range of merchandise categories will produce high sales volumes and rapid inventory turnover. ... More ...