Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

COST (NASDAQ:Retail) EQUITY
$177.56
pos +1.71
+0.97%
Today's Range: 175.12 - 177.71 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 2,194,300
Last Update: 02/24/17 - 4:00 PM EST
Volume: 1,680,208
YTD Performance: 10.24%
Open: $175.22
Previous Close: $175.85
52 Week Range: $117.03 - $169.73
Oustanding Shares: 439,240,344
Market Cap: 77,530,313,119
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 12 11 9 9
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 5 4 4 5
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.61 1.56 1.63 1.72
Latest Dividend: 0.45
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.02%
Dividend Ex-Date: 02/08/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 32.21
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
32.21 32.20 30.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
15.62% 17.19% 55.94%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 2.20 0.10 0.04
Net Income -1.40 0.10 0.05
EPS -0.70 0.10 0.05
Earnings for COST:
EBITDA 4.93B
Revenue 118.72B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (02/17) Qtr (05/17) FY (08/17) FY (08/18)
Average Estimate $1.35 $1.35 $5.89 $6.54
Number of Analysts 13 11 13 13
High Estimate $1.40 $1.42 $6.00 $6.77
Low Estimate $1.30 $1.30 $5.78 $6.30
Prior Year $1.24 $1.24 $5.33 $5.89
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 8.87% 9.09% 10.54% 11.01%
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The forces against traffic are numerous, powerful and secular.
They have become a referendum on Trump's plans for lower corporate taxes.
Increased small-business confidence may also lead to more spending at these grocers.
Increased small-business confidence may also lead to more spending at stores like Costco.
If you look at the earnings reports, not the articles, you'd have found reasons to buy.
Half the Dow components have reported and it's their impressive results that are driving indices up.
They hew to one of his long-term investment principles.
Bullish
Jan 19, 2017 | 7:06 AM EST
COST was placed on the Conviction Buy list, according to Goldman Sachs. $187 price target. Company is on the cusp of accelerated earnin...

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