Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

pos +0.74
Today's Range: 120.72 - 121.88 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 1,778,100
Last Update: 08/21/14 - 3:51 PM EDT
Volume: 1,291,576
YTD Performance: 1.59%
Open: $120.79
Previous Close: $120.91
52 Week Range: $109.50 - $126.12
Oustanding Shares: 438,295,696
Market Cap: 52,862,843,895
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 11 11
Moderate Buy 1 1 0 0
Hold 9 9 9 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.88 1.88 1.90 1.90
Latest Dividend: 0.36
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.18%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/09/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 26.98
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
26.98 27.00 28.70
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
5.02% 7.15% 62.60%
Revenue 6.10 0.35 0.10
Net Income 16.60 0.56 0.16
EPS 15.10 0.58 0.16
Earnings for COST:
Revenue 105.16B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (08/14) Qtr (11/14) FY (08/14) FY (08/15)
Average Estimate $1.51 $1.06 $4.58 $5.13
Number of Analysts 17 9 20 20
High Estimate $1.57 $1.09 $4.64 $5.41
Low Estimate $1.43 $0.99 $4.51 $4.75
Prior Year $1.40 $0.96 $4.49 $4.58
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 7.69% 10.65% 1.98% 12.14%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
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