Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

COST (NASDAQ:Retail) EQUITY
$163.93
neg -0.93
-0.56%
Today's Range: 163.47 - 165.65 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 2,082,100
Last Update: 08/26/16 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 2,009,693
YTD Performance: 2.08%
Open: $165.39
Previous Close: $164.86
52 Week Range: $133.35 - $169.73
Oustanding Shares: 438,065,563
Market Cap: 73,406,646,392
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TheStreet Ratings Grade for COST
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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 8 9 10 10
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 5 5 5 6
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.77 1.72 1.68 1.75
Latest Dividend: 0.45
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.07%
Dividend Ex-Date: 08/10/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 32.10
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
32.10 32.10 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
14.06% 24.23% 45.80%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
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:
EBITDA 4.75B
Revenue 116.20B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (08/16) Qtr (11/16) FY (08/16) FY (08/17)
Average Estimate $1.73 $1.19 $5.29 $5.94
Number of Analysts 11 5 9 12
High Estimate $1.76 $1.23 $5.32 $6.08
Low Estimate $1.69 $1.12 $5.25 $5.80
Prior Year $1.73 $1.09 $5.24 $5.29
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 0.05% 9.36% 0.93% 12.31%
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