Hightower Advisors Llc bought 86,492 shares as the company's stock declined 24.97% while stock markets rallied. During last 3 month period, -0.03% of total institutional ownership has changed in the company shares. Costco Wholesale Corp. Costco Wholesale Corp.'s quarterly revenue was up 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. The stock decreased 0.71% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $187.75. About 647,173 shares traded. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Costco Wholesale Co. will post 6.56 earnings per share for the current year. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Thursday, August 20 by Morgan Stanley. The company has market cap of $81.92 billion. It has a 4.51 P/E ratio. The firm makes and supplies cement, aggregates, ready-mixed and precast concrete, concrete landscaping, and asphalt products; and construction accessories, shutters and awnings, and fencing and composite access chambers.
Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -1.08%. Shares for $966,000 were sold by Rose Timothy L. MOULTON PAUL G had sold 8,696 shares worth $1.40 million. (NYSE:BANC) has risen 6.54% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 62% are positive. CRH PLC has GBX 3700 highest and GBX 1968 lowest target. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $187.83. Cenovus Energy Inc had 60 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer reissued a buy rating and issued a $185.00 target price on shares of Costco Wholesale in a report on Thursday, August 31st. FBR Capital maintained the stock with "Mkt Perform" rating in Thursday, October 20 report. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold" on Wednesday, August 30. The company has grown sales at a 5.40% annual rate over the past five years, putting it in the medium growth category. The stock of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) earned "Strong-Buy" rating by Vetr on Friday, August 28. On Friday, August 19 the stock rating was initiated by Bank of America with "Neutral". The firm has "Sell" rating by UBS given on Tuesday, September 22. As per Tuesday, May 31, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Thursday, October 26 with "Buy". Its down 0.09, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 48 investors sold ESV shares while 86 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Amer Research & Management holds 0.03% or 4,900 shares in its portfolio. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 50,385 shares of company stock worth $7,992,784.
Koshinski Asset Mgmt Incorporated reported 5,894 shares stake. (NYSE:BANC). Ameriprise holds 232,447 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 82,331 are held by Trillium Asset Mngmt Lc. Marble Harbor Invest Counsel Ltd invested in 0.13% or 3,801 shares. Boyd Watterson Asset Limited Com Oh has 2,339 shares. Van Eck Assocs Corp invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Tcw Grp accumulated 0.93% or 713,500 shares.
Annual earnings per share (EPS) growth noted at 9.30% in past 5 Years and Long-term annual earnings per share (EPS) growth is expected to reach 9.54% in coming 5 years.
Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 selling transactions for $14.29 million activity. $164,920 worth of stock was sold by MEISENBACH JOHN W on Monday, October 2. Insiders own 0.40% of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) shares. $977,510 worth of stock was sold by Vachris Roland Michael on Monday, January 8.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) pays out an annual dividend of 2.00 per share. The First National Bank Of Omaha holds 98,315 shares with $15.93 million value, up from 93,081 last quarter.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.11, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. 103 funds opened positions while 433 raised stakes. Its down 16.43% from 2.29 million shares previously. JOHNSON JAMES WILLIAM also sold $3.43M worth of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) shares.
Shares of Costco Wholesale Corp. Tokio Marine Asset Mngmt Company Ltd has 0.42% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). (NASDAQ:BOFI). Barclays Public Limited Com invested in 42,522 shares. Scotia Capital maintained the shares of CVE in report on Monday, April 24 with "Outperform" rating. COST's ROI is 16.00% while DG has a ROI of 15.70%. Wcm Mngmt Ca invested in 444,465 shares or 0.92% of the stock. 1,605 were accumulated by Marshall & Sullivan Wa. Mai Cap accumulated 28,677 shares. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0.05% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 25,000 shares. 9,126 are held by Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd. Intersect Capital LLC increased its stake in Costco Wholesale by 143.4% during the second quarter. Ls Investment Advisors Limited Liability Corp owns 4,280 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Hudock Cap Group Ltd Liability reported 0.02% stake. BLACKROCK INC. owned 10.66% of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) worth $5.19 billion at the end of the most recent reporting period.The investor is now holding 27,560,905 shares thanks to an increase of 2,655,649 new shares in their portfolio. Therefore 69% are positive. Harvey Lc holds 1.39% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 42,956 shares. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Hold" on Friday, June 16. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, August 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, July 6 report. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $173.00 price objective on shares of Costco Wholesale in a report on Monday, October 9th. COST has a net profit margin of 2.10% and is more profitable than the average company in the Discount, Variety Stores industry. "(COST) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts" was first reported by Equities Focus and is the property of of Equities Focus.
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