ETFs with COST as a Top 10 Holding*Sponsored by:
|Weighting||ETF Name (Symbol)||100-Day Price Change (%)|
|2.92%||Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (VDC)||+4.73 (4.43%)|
|2.52%||PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples (PSL)||+2.32 (5.58%)|
*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. We are principally engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States (U.S.) and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom (U.K.), Mexico, Japan, Australia, and through majority-owned subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea. Our common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “COST.” In 2011 and prior to the July 2012 acquisition of the 50% noncontrolling interest in our joint venture in Mexico, the financial position and results of Mexico's operations were consolidated, and the joint venture partner's share was included in "net income attributable to noncontrolling interests" in the consolidated statements of income. Subsequent to the acquisition, we have included 100% of Mexico's operations within "net income attributable to Costco" in the consolidated statements of income. ... More ...