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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Consensus Earnings Predictions

During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.77 earnings per share.

Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ COST) traded up 0.33% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $161.61. Cray Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAY) has declined 43.00% since November 1, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.25% the S&P500. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV now owns 4,660 shares of the retailer's stock worth $781,000 after acquiring an additional 962 shares during the last quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 1,094 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $172,000 after buying an additional 491 shares in the last quarter. The company had revenue of $42.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $41.55 billion.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -0.75%. About 304,385 shares traded. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500. Vetr raised Costco Wholesale Corp. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, September 1st. Therefore 64% are positive. Robert W. Baird reissued a "buy" rating and set a $200.00 price objective on shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. "Reaffirms Buy Rating for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)" was first published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. The rating was downgraded by Wolfe Research to "Peer Perform" on Friday, April 29. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 23 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Of those analysts, 12 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 6 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell.

10/06/2017 - Costco Wholesale Corporation had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. Moreover, Credit Agricole S A has 0.14% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). As per Monday, October 26, the company rating was upgraded by UBS. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 7 by BMO Capital Markets. Following the sale, the director now owns 4,109 shares in the company, valued at $665,658. It also reduced Canadian Natl Ry Co (NYSE:CNI) stake by 4,135 shares and now owns 242,833 shares. Ishares Tr (EFA) was reduced too. (NASDAQ:VSAR) observed rebound of -1.32% since bottoming out at $1.85 on October 30, 2017. Its up 0.40, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. 123 funds opened positions while 438 raised stakes. The investment managers in our partner's database now hold: 311.53 million shares, down from 318.75 million shares in 2017Q1. Da Davidson And owns 122,871 shares. Shares are clocking price at $161.08 with change of 0.53%. Roosevelt Investment Grp owns 3,199 shares. Somerset Limited Company accumulated 2,871 shares. 300 were reported by Cls Invs Limited Liability. Aberdeen Asset Mngmt Public Ltd Company Uk, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 112,647 shares. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 22 by Jefferies. Regentatlantic Cap reported 0.14% stake. 9,301 are held by Chemical Bancorporation. Granite Prtn Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.4% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). On average, equities analysts expect that Costco Wholesale Corporation will post $6.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The collective rating of 2.1 for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. The insider Murphy James P. sold $906,504. There were 85 sold out positions, amounting to 2.46 million shares. Shares for $544,810 were sold by McKay John D.

Among 7 analysts covering Ladder Capital (NYSE:LADR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. The stock of Cray Inc. The stock has shown quarterly performance of -27.91% and a half-year performance stands at -25.68%.

Rent-A-Center, Inc., that has shown a discernible change in trend levels over the path of recent market activity. (NASDAQ:CRAY) rating on Monday, October 16. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $178.50. As per Friday, May 27, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. In this case performance of tends to percentage rate of return for a stock for a given time frame. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Wednesday, June 28. $37,100 worth of Cray Inc. It increased, as 49 investors sold ADBE shares while 326 reduced holdings.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.97 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.10, from 1 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 13 investors sold Cray Inc. shares while 32 reduced holdings. Clearbridge Invs Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Cray Inc. Vigilant Capital Mngmt Lc holds 0.01% in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) or 219 shares. The firm owned 39,996 shares of the retailer's stock after purchasing an additional 1,078 shares during the quarter. Shares of COST moved upward with change of 0.76% to its 50-day Moving average. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt, a New Jersey-based fund reported 137,169 shares. Moreover, Envestnet Asset Management Inc has 0% invested in Ladder Capital Corp (NYSE:LADR) for 3,308 shares. Investors of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share. Alyeska Investment Gru L P invested in 0.01% or 47,821 shares. Leavell Investment Inc has 24,020 shares for 0.43% of their portfolio.

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