Today, leading wholesale warehouse retailer Costco Wholesale Corp (NASDAQ:COST) is declining by $4.06 to $163.03 a share. The retail giant’s stock price has been coming under pressure since early May when the shares traded as high as $183.18. Currently, COST stock is sitting right on its 200-day moving average so there is some near term daily chart support.
Unfortunately, the better and stronger institutional support level for COST stock price will be around the $157.00 area. This is a spot on the chart that has a gap window from December 8th, 2016. Often, this level will be defended when retested. This level presents a very solid risk/reward long (buy) side opportunity in the stock.