Analysts See $1.60 EPS for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) as of December, 13

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During 2018 Q2 the big money sentiment increased to 1.11. That’s change of 0.19, from 2018Q1’s 0.92. 36 investors sold all, 406 reduced holdings as Costco Wholesale Corporation ratio increased. 380 increased positions while 109 funds took positions. Funds hold 305.79 million shares thus 0.18% more from 2018Q1’s 305.24 million shares.
Schwab Charles Mgmt accumulated 1.80 million shs. Autus Asset Ltd Com invested in 1.95% or 53,377 shs. First Fin In holds 0.04% of its capital in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 285 shs. Wealthfront Incorporated accumulated 22,708 shs. Livingston Grp Asset Company (Operating As Southport Management) has invested 1.03% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Menta Cap Lc owns 3,040 shs. 68,124 are owned by State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue. Fiera holds 0.02% of its capital in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 16,722 shs. Violich Incorporated has 4.25% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Putnam Fl Invest Mgmt owns 58,534 shs. Eagle Global Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.01% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Conning holds 0.09% or 13,552 shs. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Com, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 33,401 shs. Nottingham Advsrs Inc has invested 0.06% of its capital in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Ima Wealth reported 0.02% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST).

Costco Wholesale Corporation registered $8.80 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 8 insider sales since June 1, 2018. Another trade for 2,406 shs valued at $498,315 was made by GALANTI RICHARD A on Friday, June 15. Rose Timothy L. also sold $512,970 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shs. $3.29M worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by Murphy James P. on Monday, July 23. MOULTON PAUL G also sold $1.16M worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Monday, June 18. $1.43 million worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shs were sold by Hines Daniel M..

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)’s earnings report is anticipated on December, 13., as reported by RTT. Analysts expect change of 17.65 % or $0.24 from previous year’s $1.36 earnings per share compared to current’s $1.60 earnings per share. COST’s profit could reach $701.13 million if the current earnings per share of $1.60 is accurate. -32.20 % negative EPS growth is what Wall Street’s predicts after $2.36 reported EPS previous quarter. COST is hitting $238.7 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.46%.Costco Wholesale Corporation has volume of 2.14M shares. Since November 9, 2017 COST has risen 51.49% and is uptrending. COST outperformed the S&P500 by 35.87%.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Ratings Coverage

In total 13 analysts cover Costco (NASDAQ:COST). “Buy” rating has 10, “Sell” are 0, while 3 are “Hold”. 77% are bullish. 20 are the (NASDAQ:COST)’s analyst reports since May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform” on Thursday, July 12. On Friday, June 1 the firm earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan. The company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Friday, September 14. On Monday, September 17 the stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Equal-Weight” rating given by Barclays Capital. On Monday, September 10 the stock has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James. On Tuesday, July 17 the stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Outperform” rating given by Raymond James. On Friday, September 7 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. On Wednesday, May 16 the stock has “Buy” rating by Loop Capital Markets. On Monday, September 17 the firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given. The stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Friday, October 5.

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses.The firm is worth $104.60 billion. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories.33.67 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 released briefly go to: Globenewswire.com, Seekingalpha.com, Globenewswire.com, Benzinga.com or Businesswire.com. The titles are as follows: “Costco Wholesale Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend” released on October 24, 2018, “Costco comparable sales shine again” on October 10, 2018, “Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports September Sales Results” with a publish date: October 10, 2018, “Jim Cramer Shares His Thoughts On Albermarle, Cisco And More” and the last “COSTCO INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $100000 …” with publication date: November 08, 2018.

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