Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

neg -3.67
Today's Range: 146.37 - 150.38 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 2,294,600
Last Update: 05/05/16 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 4,867,938
YTD Performance: -6.19%
Open: $148.97
Previous Close: $151.51
52 Week Range: $117.03 - $169.73
Oustanding Shares: 439,035,055
Market Cap: 66,474,297,678
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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 9 9 11 11
Moderate Buy 2 1 1 1
Hold 6 6 6 6
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.79 1.78 1.69 1.69
Latest Dividend: 0.45
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.19%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/27/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 29.01
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
29.01 29.00 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
5.74% 3.95% 38.05%
Revenue 3.20 0.20 0.05
Net Income 15.40 0.40 0.11
EPS 15.40 0.40 0.11
Earnings for COST:
Revenue 116.20B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (05/16) Qtr (08/16) FY (08/16) FY (08/17)
Average Estimate $1.24 $1.78 $5.32 $6.02
Number of Analysts 11 9 10 12
High Estimate $1.28 $1.82 $5.38 $6.22
Low Estimate $1.16 $1.72 $5.25 $5.80
Prior Year $1.17 $1.73 $5.24 $5.32
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 5.91% 3.02% 1.55% 13.15%
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We believe the market is struggling to reconcile transitory, short-term  headwinds against a flurry of tangible catalysts coming later this year.
The limerick isn't a strategy, and those who follow it could miss out on good stock moves when they're least expected.
It's not a cost, it's an asset.
Yesterday was the best day for retail stocks in ages. 
We'll be positioning Growth Seeker to take advantage of secular tailwinds.
May 02, 2016 | 6:57 AM EDT
COST was placed on the Focus List, JP Morgan said. $180 price target. Company is facing easier comps and should benefit from the transi...
This trade is closed with a net gain of $0.70 per spread.

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