Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

pos +0.34
Today's Range: 147.36 - 148.70 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 1,956,400
Last Update: 10/06/15 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 2,111,086
YTD Performance: 4.46%
Open: $148.15
Previous Close: $148.07
52 Week Range: $117.03 - $156.85
Oustanding Shares: 439,487,656
Market Cap: 64,103,669,504
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 12 12 11
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 8 8 8 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.79 1.79 1.79 1.88
Latest Dividend: 0.40
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.10%
Dividend Ex-Date: 08/12/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 27.94
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
27.94 27.20 24.59
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
8.56% 16.51% 45.47%
Revenue 7.10 0.27 0.08
Net Income 15.40 0.35 0.11
EPS 15.40 0.40 0.12
Earnings for COST:
Revenue 116.20B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (11/15) Qtr (02/16) FY (08/16) FY (08/17)
Average Estimate $1.15 $1.31 $5.65 $6.28
Number of Analysts 11 10 17 12
High Estimate $1.22 $1.37 $5.77 $6.66
Low Estimate $1.10 $1.22 $5.50 $6.10
Prior Year $1.12 $1.35 $5.24 $5.65
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 2.68% -3.33% 7.80% 11.23%
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The retailer is having a strong day, trading at fresh September highs.

Costco Positioned for Breakout Real Money Pro($)

Costco continues to climb with strong volume and tremendous relative strength.
High-growth names, big commodity-takers, consumer plays shine today.
Personal income and outlays are up, but consumer confidence isn't and many retail stocks are so-so at best.
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Jul 10, 2015 | 7:11 AM EDT
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