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A stock only has value if the current price is substantially below the price at which it should trade in the future. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Costco Wholesale Corporation's Q4 2017 earnings at $2.05 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $5.79 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.33 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.41 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.55 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $2.19 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $6.50 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $6.98 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $7.52 EPS, FY2021 earnings at $8.20 EPS and FY2022 earnings at $9.00 EPS.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding COST? Bkd Wealth Advsrs Limited Com holds 0.02% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 1,342 shares. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued a buy rating on shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Wells Fargo & Company reissued a hold rating on shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) is at 35.74.

Among 28 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold.

When considering a stock buy, many investors seek to know what Wall Street analysts are saying about the company - by looking at the average analyst rating, for example.

The average volume for (NASDAQ:COST) is now rolling at 3669.18. In terms of moving averages, the 200-day is now at 29.50, the 50-day is 32.47, and the 7-day is resting at 32.97. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $183.18 and touched its 52-Week Low of $142.11. The stock has a beta value of 0.94. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST), on the other hand, is up 0.47% year to date as of 10/09/2017.

South Korea stocks surge, leading Asian market gains
The Korea Electric Power Corporation, a state-run energy company, was one of the few among the top tier that saw shares fall. The local currency was trading at 1,138.45 won against the USA dollar, up 6.95 won from the previous session's close.

Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 1.31, compared to 1.17 reported in the same quarter a year ago. The company had revenue of $42.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $41.55 billion. COST generated revenue of $0 in the same quarter, one year ago. From the start of the calendar year, shares have been 0.47%. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) received interesting focus from Active Investors and it has been trading on front line as comparing to it past average volume.

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When we see the company's Volatility, it now has a monthly volatility of 1.28% and weekly volatility of 1.28%. The shares were sold at an average price of $164.92, for a total transaction of $164,920.00. The stock climbed 4.03 percent over the past quarter, while declined -4.21 percent over the past six months.

Invesco Ltd decreased Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) stake by 0.48% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The company's past year sales total was 28.1 Million.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Magellan Asset Management Ltd increased its stake in shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation by 13.9% in the first quarter. Northwest Investment Counselors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $107,000. Atlanta Capital Mgmt L L C stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,448,646 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $9,058,000 after buying an additional 1,439,613 shares during the period. If faced, it would be a -1.69% drop from its current position. Mosaic Family Wealth LLC now owns 700 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $117,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. As higher figure of institutional mostly indicates intentions of capital gain, which is suitable for passive investors as well stocks with a large amount of institutional ownership are often looked upon favorably.

Costco Wholesale Corporation is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Australia, Spain, and through its subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 28 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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