Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

COST (NASDAQ:Retail) EQUITY
$150.47
pos +0.41
+0.27%
Today's Range: 150.02 - 151.22 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 2,512,000
Last Update: 03/27/15 - 4:14 PM EDT
Volume: 1,321,008
YTD Performance: 5.86%
Open: $150.21
Previous Close: $150.06
52 Week Range: $110.36 - $156.85
Oustanding Shares: 439,974,264
Market Cap: 66,475,711,548
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for COST
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 11 10 11 10
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 9 10 9 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.88 1.98 1.88 1.92
Latest Dividend: 0.36
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.94%
Dividend Ex-Date: 02/11/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 29.57
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
29.57 29.50 27.33
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
4.62% 33.40% 63.96%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 7.10 0.27 0.08
Net Income 1.30 0.35 0.11
EPS 0.50 0.40 0.12
Earnings for COST:
EBITDA 4.25B
Revenue 112.64B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (05/15) Qtr (08/15) FY (08/15) FY (08/16)
Average Estimate $1.17 $1.68 $5.24 $5.72
Number of Analysts 16 15 14 18
High Estimate $1.22 $1.71 $5.48 $6.00
Low Estimate $1.14 $1.63 $5.15 $5.58
Prior Year $1.07 $1.58 $4.65 $5.24
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 9.64% 6.33% 12.73% 9.12%
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Management: Costco deal didn't suit shareholders' interests.
Costco stock looks like it's ready to make another move.
The market is not showing much direction in the premarket as investors await the all-important monthly jobs report.  Stress tests show that all 31 banks tested have passed the Federal Reserve's threshold for minimum levels of capital. Not a surprise, but nice to have that out of the way.
Bullish
Mar 06, 2015 | 7:58 AM EST
Shares of COST now seen reaching $140, according to Jefferies. Estimates also increased, given better gas results and higher realized m...
A close below $145.00 would send a clear warning sign.
Kroger is a good example of execution.
Pacific Northwest has rising tide of major names.
Investors hope COST can keep its momentum.

Citigroup Update Real Money Pro($)

Citigroup (C) shares are benefiting from two strong tailwinds: a recent rise in interest rates (the yield on the 10-year U.S. note has risen by 45 basis points) and by a recent win of Costco's (COST) business (replacing American Express (AXP) as the exclusive store credit card). As well, the proposed $4.25 billion sale of its OneMain unit and a favorable CCAR judgment (later this month) should enure to the share price over the near term.
It's almost comical how welcoming it is these days.

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