Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume

The retailer reported $1.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.31 by $0.09. Jane Street Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Insiders own 0.74% of the company's stock. The target implies a 28.94% spike from where the shares are now trading. About shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 25.14% since July 13, 2016 and is uptrending.

Costco Wholesale Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 29 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 1.84% of shares outstanding. Blackrock Japan Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Myriad Genetics, Inc. Montgomery Mgmt has invested 0.1% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST).

A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on the company. The company has market cap of $67.68 billion.

Trending Stock in Review: Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.67 million shares versus an average volume of 2.06 million shares during last trading session. About 63,671 shares traded. Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE) has risen 26.09% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.76% the S&P500.

A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for COST producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 1.83% and for the month booked as 1.69%. Its down 0.22, from 1.38 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 4 investors sold Vicor Corp shares while 24 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes. The average volume stands around 3.7 million shares. Lpl Financial Llc, a California-based fund reported 7,524 shares. Driehaus Capital Lc has 7,664 shares. Atalanta Sosnoff Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.45% or 79,467 shares. Norinchukin Financial Bank The reported 48,707 shares. Mairs Inc holds 0.01% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 3,265 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Banking Corp holds 305,252 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:EXPO) to report earnings on July, 18. Principal Gp Inc holds 0.02% in Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH) or 171,384 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0 in 2016 Q4. Parsons Capital Management Ri owns 11,699 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Seatown Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based fund reported 300,000 shares. (NASDAQ:MYGN). Legal & General Grp Inc Public Ltd Com holds 0% or 25,248 shares. The dividend was $0.500 per share for the quarter or $2.00 annualized. Consonance Capital Management Lp acquired 1.48M shares as Myriad Genetics Inc (MYGN)'s stock rose 13.21%. Therefore 78% are positive. Parsley Energy Inc had 71 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, November 3, the company rating was downgraded by Northcoast. Williams Capital Group maintained the shares of COST in report on Friday, October 23 with "Hold" rating. Aegis Capital initiated ITT Inc. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $198 target.

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Finally, from a technical perspective, there's a strong possibility that the stock could enter into a new bull market after finding strong support between $152.07 and $152.84. The firm has "Buy" rating by UBS given on Tuesday, December 15. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and twenty-one have issued a buy rating to the company's stock.

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Since February 28, 2017, it had 4 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $53.39 million activity. The insider Ramos Denise L sold $3.08 million. The insider Gallagher Matthew bought $996,135. Also, insider John D. Mckay sold 3,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, June 5th. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $906,504 was made by Murphy James P. on Wednesday, June 7. Shares for $16.64 million were sold by SINEGAL JAMES D on Friday, March 24. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. Robert W. Baird set a $200.00 price objective on shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, March 16th. Therefore 67% are positive. Fortum Oyj had 2 analyst reports since September 16, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer to "Outperform" on Thursday, February 16.

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Over the past year, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)'s stock has performed -4.18%. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) earned "Hold" rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, July 5. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $180 target. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, August 14 by Piper Jaffray. Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $160 target in Thursday, October 1 report.

1St Source Bank, which manages about $1.05B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Express Scripts Hldg (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 11,442 shares to 14,924 shares, valued at $1.03 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

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