Zook Sells 5000 Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Stock

Capital Guardian Trust Company sold 246,227 shares as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)'s stock declined 13.97%. Pioneer Trust Bank N A OR now owns 1,659 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $266,000 after buying an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. Oracle Corp now has $205.50B valuation. The stock rose 1.20% or $2.02 reaching $171.13. 2,615,294 shares of the stock traded hands. Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) has risen 3.01% since November 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 42.81% the S&P500.

Renaissance Investment Group Llc decreased its stake in Costco Wholesale Crp Del (COST) by 28.35% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rampart Investment Management Company Llc acquired 4,535 shares as Costco Whsl Corp New (COST)'s stock rose 1.54%. Brightworth now owns 1,334 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $213,000 after buying an additional 4 shares in the last quarter. Westpac Banking Corp's holdings in Costco Wholesale Corporation were worth $10,169,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Vetr lowered shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500. Costco Wholesale Corporation has a quick ratio of 0.4 measuring its ability to meet its short term obligations with its most liquid assets. Therefore 64% are positive. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, May 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 5 by Oppenheimer. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, May 26 by RBC Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird set a $200.00 target price on shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. (NASDAQ:WFM) on Wednesday, August 23 to "Hold" rating. Sol Cap Mgmt Company invested 0.35% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, April 7 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Friday, October 2 by Sterne Agee CRT.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.25 in 2017Q1. 123 funds opened positions while 438 raised stakes. Moreover, Bnp Paribas Asset Management Holdings has 0.09% invested in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) for 414,924 shares. Eqis Cap Mgmt Inc holds 2,175 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Rock Springs Mngmt Lp has invested 0.58% in RTI Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:RTIX). Finally, Cetera Investment Advisers grew its stake in Costco Wholesale Corporation by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. Chilton accumulated 319,377 shares. $906,598 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by Hines Daniel M. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $906,504 was made by Murphy James P. on Wednesday, June 7. Georgia-based Crawford Counsel has invested 0.03% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Strs Ohio stated it has 0% in Texas Roadhouse Inc (NASDAQ:TXRH). Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 626 shares in the company, valued at $101,361.92. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, March 31 by Barclays Capital. Hermes Limited stated it has 1,488 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership reported 1.65M shares.

Since June 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $2.36 million activity. Insiders sold 19,731 shares of company stock worth $3,214,389 over the last 90 days. Also, VP Dennis R. Zook sold 5,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 24th. Cantab Cap Prtn Llp invested 0% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST).

Among 28 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Tuttle Tactical Limited Liability reported 0.71% stake. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $178.34. On Tuesday, June 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Northcoast to "Buy". The stock of J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, September 22 by Hilliard Lyons. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, twenty have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share. Its down 0.36, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 47 investors sold IPG shares while 160 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 222 raised stakes. 10,077 are owned by Heritage Investors Corp. Cornerstone Lc holds 48,400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Maverick Capital owns 0.04% invested in Texas Roadhouse Inc (NASDAQ:TXRH) for 65,019 shares. Renaissance Ltd accumulated 460,203 shares. 75,383 are held by Comgest Glob Invsts Sas.

Fil Ltd, which manages about $34.67 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Nextera Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) by 2,191 shares to 191,060 shares, valued at $26.77M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Rti Surgical Inc now has $282.67 million valuation. Saturna holds 0.03% or 6,286 shares in its portfolio. Pioneer Invest Mngmt Inc has 0.06% invested in J M Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM). Essex Financial, a Connecticut-based fund reported 5,754 shares. Woodstock reported 25,892 shares. Us Bankshares De reported 89,526 shares. Merriman Wealth Llc invested in 4,592 shares. It also reduced Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc (Prn) stake by 2.99 million shares and now owns 17.27 million shares. Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) was raised too.

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