Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

pos +0.26
Today's Range: 130.32 - 131.59 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 2,015,100
Last Update: 10/22/14 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 1,877,346
YTD Performance: 7.90%
Open: $130.56
Previous Close: $130.28
52 Week Range: $109.50 - $131.41
Oustanding Shares: 437,762,068
Market Cap: 56,217,404,773
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 12 11 11
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 8 8 9 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.83 1.79 1.88 1.88
Latest Dividend: 0.36
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.11%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/09/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 27.62
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
27.62 27.60 27.46
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
9.07% 10.74% 52.41%
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 (11/14) Qtr (02/15) FY (08/15) FY (08/16)
Average Estimate $1.08 $1.18 $5.16 $5.71
Number of Analysts 14 14 19 14
High Estimate $1.11 $1.24 $5.36 $6.05
Low Estimate $1.00 $1.13 $4.85 $5.35
Prior Year $0.96 $1.05 $4.65 $5.16
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 12.28% 12.52% 11.01% 10.70%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Oct 14, 2014 | 7:32 AM EDT
COST was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Williams Capital said. Valuation call, based on a $131 price target.     

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Oct 09, 2014 | 8:09 AM EDT
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