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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Analysts See $1.99 EPS

This translates into $872.77 million profit for COST giving the stock a 20.11 P/E.

On a similar note, analysts expect EPS of $1.42 in September 2017 quarter and $1.29 in December 2017 quarter, representing 1.43% and 7.5% growth, respectively. The stock's last price was higher from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $155.65 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $164.85. Citigroup maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Friday, May 27 with "Neutral" rating. It has underperformed by 12.02% the S&P500. Chemical Retail Bank has invested 0.26% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Interest Invsts reported 317,201 shares. Gs Investments purchased a fresh position in stocks of Costco Wholesale Corporation in the Fiscal Q2 assessed at roughly $1,330,000. The SI to Costco Wholesale Corporation's float is 3.36%. Rose Timothy L. also sold $667,799 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation by 1.3% during the first quarter. Its up 0.02, from 1.09 in 2016Q3.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ COST) transacted up 1.247% through out intraday market trading on early Tue, reaching $162.035. the firms shares had a trading volume of 362,217 Stocks.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock.

Pepsico, Inc. most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $1.44 for the June 2017 versus $1.35 in the same quarter a year ago, representing 7% growth. Cahill Fincl Advisors has 4,490 shares for 0.44% of their portfolio.

Rockshelter Capital Management Llc holds 4.49% of its portfolio in Continental Building Products Inc for 622,712 shares. Hanson And Doremus Invest Mngmt has 0% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan holds 0.64% or 20,000 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance reported 7,070 shares. Blackrock Gp Inc Ltd accumulated 3.61M shares or 0.27% of the stock. 501 were accumulated by Baystate Wealth Management Lc. About 1,217 shares traded. Moreover, Deltec Asset Mngmt Ltd Co has 0.4% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Brandywine Glob Investment Management Limited Liability Company owns 0% invested in Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) for 197 shares.

Among 27 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Pacific Invest Mngmt Communications holds 10,756 shares. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley has invested 0% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). The company has market cap of $2.18 billion. As of August 28, 2016, the Company operated 715 warehouses across the world. It has a 22.84 P/E ratio. The Company's average warehouse space is approximately 144,000 square feet.

Since March 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $18.99 million activity. Hines Daniel M. sold 5,000 shares worth $906,598. Shares for $544,810 were sold by McKay John D on Monday, June 5. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 3,000 shares of company stock valued at $477,120. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation from $182.00 to $190.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, May 26th. Therefore 67% are positive. Brightworth lifted its position in Costco Wholesale Corporation by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. The stock was sold at an average price of $161.98, for a total transaction of $2,298,334.22. Costco Wholesale had 88 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird has "Buy" rating and $5000 target. The company was maintained on Monday, December 5 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Buy" on Friday, August 25. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Thursday, December 8. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with "Hold" on Monday, June 26. The firm has "Hold" rating by Williams Capital Group given on Friday, October 23. FBR Capital maintained the shares of WBS in report on Monday, October 24 with "Mkt Perform" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Needham on Thursday, July 23.

Immunomedics, Inc.is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The company has market cap of $6.77 billion. It has a 105.24 P/E ratio. It distributes gold and silver coins and bars from sovereign and private mints; provides financing for the purchase of bullion and numismatics; offers storage for bullion, and offers complementary products, such as consignment, customized finance and liquidity programs, such as repurchase accounts, and trade quotes in a variety of foreign currencies. Therefore 74% are positive. They now have a $182.00 price objective on the retailer's stock, up from their previous price objective of $180.00. Fortinet Inc. had 82 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, April 26 by Berenberg. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs on Monday, March 21 with "Conviction Buy".



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