On May, 31 Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) EPS Estimated At $1.67

May 16, 2018 - By Arnold Ferreira

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.98. That’s change of 0.21, from 2017Q3’s 1.19. 64 investors sold all, 442 reduced holdings as Costco Wholesale Corporation ratio is negative. 364 rose holdings while 134 funds took holdings. Funds hold 308.22 million shares thus 1.23% more from 2017Q3’s 304.48 million shares.
Massmutual Fsb Adv has 0% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 145 shs. Rdl Financial holds 0.4% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 3,476 shs. First Allied Advisory holds 0.12% or 16,303 shs. Pennsylvania-based Baldwin Invest Mngmt Ltd Company has invested 0.64% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Parametric Associate Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.26% or 1.42 million shs. Manchester Capital Management Ltd Co owns 5,153 shs or 0.14% of their US capital. Koshinski Asset invested 0.32% of its capital in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Murphy Pohlad Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.24% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). The California-based Granite Invest Partners Lc has invested 0.35% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Ariel Ltd Liability Corp has 234,513 shs. Stephens Ar holds 0.32% or 46,041 shs in its capital. Rnc Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co invested 0.01% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Zacks Invest Management reported 22,058 shs. 19,267 were accumulated by Nuveen Asset. Leisure holds 1.92% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 12,448 shs.

Costco Wholesale Corporation registered $22.24 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 15 selling transactions since December 18, 2017. Another trade for 6,985 shs valued at $1.31M was sold by MOULTON PAUL G. The insider Rose Timothy L. sold $3.15 million. $958,087 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by GALANTI RICHARD A. On Thursday, February 1 MEISENBACH JOHN W had sold 3,000 shs worth $580,230. Miller Russell D also sold $2.41 million worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shs. The insider Vachris Roland Michael sold 5,200 shs worth $977,510.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)’s earnings report is awaited on May, 31 after the close., as reported by RTT. The EPS diference is $0.27 or 19.29 % up from last years number. Previous year: $1.4; Analysts forcast: $1.67. The profit will be $732.83 million for COST if $1.67 EPS becomes true. 17.61 % EPS growth is what Wall Street’s predicts after $1.42 reported EPS previous quarter. Ticker’s shares touched $198.71 during the last trading session after 1.65% change.Costco Wholesale Corporation has volume of 1.77 million shares. Since May 17, 2017 COST has risen 14.69% and is uptrending. COST outperformed by 3.14% the S&P500.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Ratings Coverage

A total of 17 analysts rate Costco (NASDAQ:COST) as follows: 14 “Buy”, 3 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 82% are bullish. (NASDAQ:COST) has 25 ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. In Friday, December 15 report Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, December 14 the rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. In Wednesday, January 24 report BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, April 12 Robert W. Baird maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $21500 target. On Friday, December 15 the rating was maintained by Guggenheim with “Hold”. On Tuesday, December 5 Raymond James maintained the shares of COST in report with “Buy” rating. The stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Monday, January 8. On Thursday, May 3 UBS maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating. UBS has “Buy” rating and $21500 target. On Monday, December 18 BMO Capital Markets upgraded Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) to “Outperform” rating. On Thursday, March 8 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”.

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses.The firm is worth $87.20 billion. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories.29.62 is the P/E ratio. The firm provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio products; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances.

For more Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news published recently go to: Globenewswire.com, Globenewswire.com, Nasdaq.com, Nasdaq.com or Nasdaq.com. The titles are as follows: “Costco Auto Program Announces Nationwide Special Offer with Volvo” published on May 04, 2018, “Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports April Sales Results” on May 10, 2018, “What Costco’s 14% Dividend Boost Means” with a publish date: May 01, 2018, “Why Blue Apron Holding Inc Stock Sold Off Today” and the last “Walmart Inc Chases Its Great White Whale to India” with publication date: May 10, 2018.

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