Costco Wholesale (COST) stock forecast for 2026. Forecast tables and graphs. (2023)

Brief information about Costco Wholesale Corp.

Ticker: COST

Sector: Consumer defensive

Closing price of the last trading day: $

Last trading day: 01/01/1970

Analyst forecast price: $553.92

52-week high/low: $610.22 / $405.81

Shares of Costco Wholesale Corp. are traded on the stock exchange under the ticker COST and belong to the "Consumer defensive" sector. The head office is currently located at: 999 LAKE DRIVE, ISSAQUAH, WA, US. The market capitalization of Costco Wholesale is $240 732 684 000. At the same time, the number of shares in circulation is 442 963 000. The company's earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation for last year (called EBITDA) was 10 069 000 000$. The company has a good profit. The PE ratio according to the latest reporting is at around 42.79. P/E shows the investor how many years his investment in this business pays off. That is, investments in Costco Wholesale shares will pay off in about 43 years. A very long payback period of investments, shares should be considered not as an investment idea, but as a speculative one.



Costco Wholesale (COST) Forecast for 2026

After collecting analyst forecasts for Costco Wholesale stock for 2026, we made one consensus forecast. For clarity, we will immediately build a forecast chart for 2026, which will include historical data on Costco Wholesale stock prices. The gray color on the chart shows the historical price. The turquoise color shows the price forecast with a possible range of fluctuations.

The maximum share price target for 2026 is $671.69. This represents upside potential of 39.1% from current levels. The average return per month can be 0.83%.

The lowest price level the stock can fall to in 2026 is $447.06. From the current price, the drop will be 8.01%.

Thus, in the period from the current date until the end of 2026, it is possible to form a channel with a resistance level of $671.69 and a support level of $447.06. The width of this channel is $224.62. According to the theory of technical analysis, a downward breakdown of the channel will open the way to $222. If the resistance level is broken, then the road to $896 per share of Costco Wholesale will open.

What is the probability of exiting the channel up? Costco Wholesale shares will remain close to resistance levels for 4 months from today until the end of 2026. This suggests that the probability of breaking through the resistance level is quite small. If stocks break through the $671.69 resistance level and try to gain a foothold above it, then in the future they will most likely test this level from above and if the $671.69 mark holds, then this will be a new channel with new goals.

How about testing the strength of the support level? The price will remain near the support level for 2 months. The chance to break the level is very small.

In addition, the real future price of one Costco Wholesale share can be both higher and lower than the target forecast price, but approximately in the range between the pessimistic and optimistic target price.

Table of forecasts for 2026.
Month Mid Low High Range, %
January 2026 589.45 558.72 606.96 7.95 %
February 2026 622.52 609.38 647.17 5.84 %
March 2026 626.22 617.95 635.31 2.73 %
April 2026 629.53 596.70 642.82 7.17 %
May 2026 641.16 631.85 667.40 5.33 %
June 2026 642.43 618.69 671.69 7.89 %
July 2026 622.08 604.01 652.87 7.48 %
August 2026 613.05 600.91 621.14 3.26 %
September 2026 613.05 593.62 642.18 7.56 %
October 2026 634.89 625.68 659.20 5.09 %
November 2026 625.26 605.45 638.87 5.23 %
December 2026 634.75 608.77 657.37 7.39 %

Forecast for January 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $558.72 to $606.96. The width of this range will be $48.24 (7.95%). The average price is $589.45, which is $30.96 higher than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for February 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $609.38 to $647.17. The width of this range will be $37.80 (5.84%). The average price is $622.52, which is $33.07 higher than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for March 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $617.95 to $635.31. The width of this range will be $17.36 (2.73%). The average price is $626.22, which is $3.7 higher than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for April 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $596.70 to $642.82. The width of this range will be $46.12 (7.17%). The average price is $629.53, which is $3.31 higher than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for May 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $631.85 to $667.40. The width of this range will be $35.55 (5.33%). The average price is $641.16, which is $11.63 higher than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for June 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $618.69 to $671.69. The width of this range will be $53.00 (7.89%). The average price is $642.43, which is $1.27 higher than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for July 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $604.01 to $652.87. The width of this range will be $48.86 (7.48%). The average price is $622.08, which is $20.35 less than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for August 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $600.91 to $621.14. The width of this range will be $20.23 (3.26%). The average price is $613.05, which is $9.03 less than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for September 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $593.62 to $642.18. The width of this range will be $48.55 (7.56%). The average price is $613.05, which is $0 higher than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for October 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $625.68 to $659.20. The width of this range will be $33.52 (5.09%). The average price is $634.89, which is $21.85 higher than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for November 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $605.45 to $638.87. The width of this range will be $33.43 (5.23%). The average price is $625.26, which is $9.64 less than the average price of the previous month.

Forecast for December 2026.

It is predicted that the price of one Costco Wholesale share in will be in the range of $608.77 to $657.37. The width of this range will be $48.60 (7.39%). The average price is $634.75, which is $9.49 higher than the average price of the previous month.

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