Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

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Today's Range: 146.87 - 148.40 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 2,484,700
Last Update: 04/24/15 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: 3.92%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $147.30
52 Week Range: $111.61 - $156.85
Oustanding Shares: 439,974,264
Market Cap: 64,808,209,087
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 10 11
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 9 9 10 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.88 1.88 1.98 1.88
Latest Dividend: 0.40
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.09%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/29/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 28.83
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
28.83 28.80 28.22
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
3.70% 29.04% 70.05%
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 (05/15) Qtr (08/15) FY (08/15) FY (08/16)
Average Estimate $1.17 $1.68 $5.24 $5.71
Number of Analysts 16 15 14 19
High Estimate $1.22 $1.71 $5.48 $6.00
Low Estimate $1.13 $1.63 $5.13 $5.58
Prior Year $1.07 $1.58 $4.65 $5.24
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 9.58% 6.12% 12.64% 9.09%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Stalking the setups for a possible entry on Costco.
This coexistence is a wonder to behold.
Here is what Jim Cramer and the Real Money team are looking at.

It May Be Time to Sell Costco Real Money Pro($)

It's a good business, but overvalued right now.
There are dozens of juicy opportunities in this market.
Management: Costco deal didn't suit shareholders' interests.
Costco stock looks like it's ready to make another move.
The market is not showing much direction in the premarket as investors await the all-important monthly jobs report.  Stress tests show that all 31 banks tested have passed the Federal Reserve's threshold for minimum levels of capital. Not a surprise, but nice to have that out of the way.
Mar 06, 2015 | 7:58 AM EST
Shares of COST now seen reaching $140, according to Jefferies. Estimates also increased, given better gas results and higher realized m...
A close below $145.00 would send a clear warning sign.

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