Costco Wholesale (COST) Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub

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During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.17 earnings per share. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. had 43 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock now has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $190.76. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) earned "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, August 31. RBC Capital Markets maintained Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: which released: "Costco Wholesale Corporation Is Still a Long-Term Powerhouse" on March 08, 2018, also with their article: "Valuation Supports Further Upside In Costco Stock" published on March 08, 2018, published: "In Case Cramer's Right About Costco" on March 09, 2018. (NYSE:TIF) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, November 21 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The retailer reported $1.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.45 by ($0.03). The stock of EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ:EMKR) earned "Buy" rating by Lake Street on Tuesday, March 8. Jefferies maintained Amedisys, Inc. The stock of EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ:EMKR) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Northland Capital.

Among 18 analysts covering BlackRock (NYSE:BLK), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold.

Fmr Llc decreased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) by 17.74% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Finally, BMO Capital Markets set a $223.00 price objective on Costco Wholesale and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. The institutional investor held 81,224 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.34 million, down from 88,246 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Violich Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Costco Wholesale Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $82.77B market cap company. Vantage Investment Advisors LLC now owns 23,104 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $3,695,000 after purchasing an additional 1,018 shares in the last quarter. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $1.93 million was sold by PORTERA JOSEPH P.

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, March 7th. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500.

BidaskClub cut shares of Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday. Therefore 69% are positive. Susquehanna Bancshares upped their price objective on Costco Wholesale from $205.00 to $215.00 and gave the stock a "positive" rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) earned "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, February 12. The firm has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, November 15. Robert W. Baird reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $215.00 price target on shares of Costco Wholesale in a report on Friday, December 15th. Buckingham Research has "Sell" rating and $52.0 target. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Monday, November 21 to "Buy". (NYSE:BLK) rating on Friday, August 11. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, June 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, February 26 by Cleveland. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-one have given a buy rating to the company's stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.33, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 69 investors sold COST shares while 383 reduced holdings. About 2.38M shares traded. The Massachusetts-based Putnam Fl Inv has invested 1.41% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). The United Kingdom-based Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd has invested 0.92% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). (NYSE:AIG). Bessemer Group reported 5,052 shares stake. Citadel Advsr Lc invested in 259,810 shares. Mastrapasqua Asset Mgmt stated it has 1.13% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). 1,365 were accumulated by Brick Kyle Associate. The Alabama-based Retirement Of Alabama has invested 0.26% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). (NASDAQ:COST) by 2.5% during the 4th quarter, reports. Taurus Asset Limited Liability Corp owns 0.08% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 3,054 shares. Capstone Advsrs Inc accumulated 4,087 shares. Btc Cap Mngmt Inc, Iowa-based fund reported 6,648 shares. (NYSE:GWR). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 4,571 shares. Following the sale, the insider now owns 30,853 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,819,492.86.

Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc decreased Schlumberger Ltd Com (NYSE:SLB) stake by 15,900 shares to 31,245 valued at $2.18M in 2017Q3.

Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 16 selling transactions for $22.79 million activity. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Thursday, January 5 with "Outperform" rating. MEISENBACH JOHN W sold $580,230 worth of stock or 3,000 shares. The insider Rose Timothy L. sold 5,000 shares worth $966,000. Kentucky Retirement Insur Fund stated it has 0.34% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 108,185 shares of company stock valued at $20,583,577. The stock decreased 0.93% or $5.39 during the last trading session, reaching $571.79. About 915,744 shares traded. It has underperformed by 2.82% the S&P500. Its down 0.86, from 2 in 2017Q2. 59 funds opened positions while 149 raised stakes. Victory Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in Costco Wholesale were worth $26,928,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. After $0.57 actual EPS reported by American International Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 140.35% EPS growth. RBC Capital Markets initiated the shares of TIF in report on Thursday, September 10 with "Sector Perform" rating. Fjarde Ap holds 0.32% or 102,810 shares. Great Lakes Advisors Limited Liability Corporation owns 6,373 shares. (NASDAQ:AMED) for 55,951 shares. Institutional investors own 71.88% of the company's stock. 20,191 were accumulated by Metropolitan Life Insur Ny. Emory University invested in 1.2% or 13,030 shares. (NASDAQ:AMED). Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited holds 4 shares. Switzerland-based Swiss Savings Bank has invested 0.31% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Axa invested in 0.5% or 704,782 shares.

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