Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

neg -1.60
Today's Range: 152.55 - 154.93 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 2,583,400
Last Update: 06/27/16 - 1:09 PM EDT
Volume: 1,342,617
YTD Performance: -3.72%
Open: $154.24
Previous Close: $155.56
52 Week Range: $117.03 - $169.73
Oustanding Shares: 438,065,563
Market Cap: 68,789,435,358
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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 10 10 9 10
Moderate Buy 2 2 1 1
Hold 5 6 6 6
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.68 1.75 1.78 1.74
Latest Dividend: 0.45
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.15%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/27/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 30.08
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
30.08 30.10 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
2.69% 12.45% 41.83%
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:
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 $5.95
Number of Analysts 11 5 10 13
High Estimate $1.76 $1.23 $5.32 $6.14
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% 0.99% 12.52%
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