Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

neg -0.17
Today's Range: 138.95 - 140.67 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 1,948,700
Last Update: 01/29/15 - 11:23 AM EST
Volume: 636,826
YTD Performance: -1.50%
Open: $140.16
Previous Close: $139.62
52 Week Range: $109.50 - $146.82
Oustanding Shares: 440,504,400
Market Cap: 62,106,715,356
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 11
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 9 9 8 8
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.88 1.92 1.83 1.83
Latest Dividend: 0.36
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.01%
Dividend Ex-Date: 11/12/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 29.31
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
29.31 29.30 25.85
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
6.53% 22.07% 71.06%
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:
Revenue 112.64B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (02/15) Qtr (05/15) FY (08/15) FY (08/16)
Average Estimate $1.19 $1.18 $5.20 $5.70
Number of Analysts 15 14 17 15
High Estimate $1.22 $1.22 $5.37 $6.05
Low Estimate $1.15 $1.12 $5.04 $5.31
Prior Year $1.05 $1.07 $4.65 $5.20
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 13.02% 10.55% 11.73% 9.71%
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Jan 29, 2015 | 6:32 AM EST
COST - Costco Wholesale Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting - 7PM
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