Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)

COST (NASDAQ:Retail) EQUITY
$144.54
pos +1.97
+1.38%
Today's Range: 142.51 - 145.68 | COST Avg Daily Volume: 2,415,900
Last Update: 05/25/16 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 4,158,709
YTD Performance: -11.72%
Open: $142.91
Previous Close: $142.57
52 Week Range: $117.03 - $169.73
Oustanding Shares: 439,035,055
Market Cap: 62,347,368,161
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 10 9 10 11
Moderate Buy 2 1 1 1
Hold 6 6 6 6
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.75 1.78 1.74 1.69
Latest Dividend: 0.45
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.27%
Dividend Ex-Date: 04/27/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 27.20
Price Earnings Comparisons:
COST Sector Avg. S&P 500
27.20 27.20 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-7.34% -0.77% 24.64%
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 (05/16) Qtr (08/16) FY (08/16) FY (08/17)
Average Estimate $1.22 $1.78 $5.30 $6.01
Number of Analysts 11 9 11 13
High Estimate $1.26 $1.82 $5.38 $6.27
Low Estimate $1.13 $1.73 $5.18 $5.80
Prior Year $1.17 $1.73 $5.24 $5.30
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 4.04% 2.63% 1.18% 13.44%
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Retailer's results might make them have second thoughts about a rate hike.
I cannot stress how important this change toward employees really is.
Expect Costco to be dragged down in sympathy; here is how we are playing the news.
It will be a thematic morning tomorrow.

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