Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

COST (NASDAQ:Retail)
$117.59
pos +0.04
+0.03%
Today's Range: 117.27 - 117.76 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 1,806,700
Last Update: 07/23/14 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 1,151,199
YTD Performance: -1.24%
Open: $117.41
Previous Close: $117.55
52 Week Range: $109.50 - $126.12
Oustanding Shares: 438,295,696
Market Cap: 51,653,147,774
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 11 11 11
Moderate Buy 1 0 0 0
Hold 9 9 9 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.88 1.90 1.90 1.90
Latest Dividend: 0.36
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.21%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/09/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 26.18
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
26.18 26.40 28.87
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
3.51% -0.42% 43.93%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 6.10 0.35 0.10
Net Income 16.60 0.56 0.16
EPS 15.10 0.58 0.16
Earnings for COST:
EBITDA 4.00B
Revenue 105.16B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (08/14) Qtr (11/14) FY (08/14) FY (08/15)
Average Estimate $1.51 $1.06 $4.58 $5.14
Number of Analysts 17 9 20 19
High Estimate $1.56 $1.09 $4.64 $5.41
Low Estimate $1.43 $0.99 $4.51 $4.75
Prior Year $1.40 $0.96 $4.49 $4.58
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 7.56% 10.42% 1.97% 12.23%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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May 30, 2014 | 7:51 AM EDT
COST raised its number, UBS said. Driven by core membership growth. $124 price target and Neutral rating. 
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