November 23, 2017

$1.31 EPS Expected for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

14 November 2017, 06:23 | Glen Norman

Cadinha & Co Llc acquired 8,518 shares as Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)'s stock rose 1.54%. The firm has a market capitalization of $74,882.54, a PE ratio of 29.44, a PEG ratio of 2.74 and a beta of 0.93. The average 1-year price target for (X) reveals an average price target of $30.75 per share. Currently, 437.8 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 434.07 million shares have been available to trade.

Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) traded up 1.33% in the last session while performance was up 171.36% in the last five days. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500. The company has market cap of $3.56 billion. The stock declined 0.21% or $0.36 reaching $171 per share.

In related news, Director John W. Meisenbach sold 1,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. Moreover, Conning has 0.08% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 14,262 shares. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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More notable recent U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) news were published by: which released: "Technical Reports on Metals & Minerals Equities - Cleveland-Cliffs, US Silica ..." on November 10, 2017, also with their article: "US Silica's (SLCA) Q3 Earnings & Sales Beat Estimates" published on November 07, 2017, published: "SG Capital Management LLC Buys US Silica Holdings Inc, Ethan Allen Interiors ..." on November 10, 2017. They expect $0.44 EPS, up 83.33% or $0.20 from last year's $0.24 per share. The institutional investor held 4,592 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $734,000, up from 2,373 at the end of the previous reported quarter. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: and their article: "Costco Wholesale Corporation Stock Isn't Cheap Enough, Yet" published on October 19, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Costco Posts Great October Numbers" with publication date: November 06, 2017.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.12, from 1.19 in 2017Q1. Fishman Jay A Limited Mi reported 15,702 shares. 123 funds opened positions while 438 raised stakes. Also, Director Richard M. Libenson sold 2,350 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 24th. Welch & Forbes Lc stated it has 119,147 shares or 0.53% of all its holdings. The institutional investor owned 3,367,017 shares of the retailer's stock after selling 250,903 shares during the quarter. Hutchin Hill LP accumulated 0.01% or 2,400 shares. Norinchukin Natl Bank The has 71,000 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Montag A Associates Inc holds 0.24% or 13,190 shares in its portfolio. Nottingham stated it has 2,150 shares. Asset Mgmt Inc owns 11,665 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Employees Retirement Of Ohio has 126,528 shares. Amalgamated Bank claims 52,687 shares valued at $8,656,000. As of quarter end Cannell Peter B & Co Inc had sold a total of 881 shares trimming its position 1.1%. Also, the Hold rating count is 12 as of 11/10/17. Pure Storage had 39 analyst reports since October 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Howard Weil maintained Superior Energy Services, Inc. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $178.34. BMO Capital Markets updated coverage of COST stating a rating of "Hold" and projecting a price target of $160.00. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Monday, August 3 with "Outperform".

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) traded at an unexpectedly low level on 10/11/2017 when the stock experienced a 0% loss to a closing price of $302.99. On Monday, December 12 the stock rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to "Underperform". Suntrust Robinson initiated the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, January 18 report. On Thursday, March 17 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Overweight". Oppenheimer maintained the shares of COST in report on Friday, October 6 with "Buy" rating. Its up 10% from 1,000 shares previously. The consensus target price is $167.76 with 5 brokers rating the stock a strong buy, 14 brokers rating the stock a buy, 10 brokers rating the stock a hold, 0 brokerages rating the company a underperform, and lastly zero brokerages rating the company a sell. Therefore 82% are positive. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, December 9 report.

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Montecito Bank & Trust decreased Costco Wholesale Corp (COST) stake by 20.65% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, November 9 by Citigroup. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, June 19 by Cowen & Co. As per Friday, April 7, the company rating was maintained by William Blair. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, October 18. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, October 1 by Telsey Advisory Group.

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