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Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.O)

COST.O on Nasdaq

152.09USD
2 Dec 2016
Change (% chg)

$0.35 (+0.23%)
Prev Close
$151.74
Open
$151.99
Day's High
$152.87
Day's Low
$151.43
Volume
1,829,242
Avg. Vol
2,212,507
52-wk High
$169.73
52-wk Low
$138.57

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.73 August 3 Dec 2016

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 8 7 6 6
(2) OUTPERFORM 11 12 12 12
(3) HOLD 9 9 10 10
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.04 2.07 2.14 2.14

Consensus Estimates Analysis

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Aug-16 17 36,828.50 39,126.00 35,727.90 --
Quarter Ending Nov-17 5 30,648.30 31,742.00 29,870.00 33,005.00
Year Ending Aug-16 21 119,154.00 121,300.00 118,699.00 --
Year Ending Aug-17 22 127,024.00 131,903.00 123,082.00 134,489.00
Year Ending Aug-18 20 135,214.00 140,366.00 128,777.00 145,896.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Aug-16 24 1.73 1.78 1.64 --
Quarter Ending Nov-17 6 1.34 1.43 1.24 1.37
Year Ending Aug-16 26 5.29 5.35 5.20 --
Year Ending Aug-17 27 5.93 6.08 5.75 6.29
Year Ending Aug-18 24 6.55 6.80 6.30 6.88
LT Growth Rate (%) 7 10.21 14.00 8.00 8.07

Historical Surprises

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Estimates vs Actual Estimate Actual Difference Surprise %
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Aug-16 36,828.50 36,560.00 268.50 0.73
Quarter Ending May-16 27,065.30 26,769.00 296.30 1.09
Quarter Ending Feb-16 28,418.70 28,170.00 248.70 0.88
Quarter Ending Nov-15 27,574.50 27,220.00 354.47 1.29
Quarter Ending Aug-15 36,207.00 35,778.00 428.96 1.18
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Aug-16 1.73 1.77 0.04 2.55
Quarter Ending May-16 1.22 1.24 0.02 1.74
Quarter Ending Feb-16 1.28 1.24 0.04 3.19
Quarter Ending Nov-15 1.17 1.09 0.08 6.69
Quarter Ending Aug-15 1.66 1.73 0.07 4.23

Consensus Estimates Trend

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  Current 1 Week
Ago
1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Aug-16 36,828.50 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Nov-17 30,648.30 30,648.30 31,239.50 31,808.70 33,005.00
Year Ending Aug-16 119,154.00 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Aug-17 127,024.00 127,031.00 127,251.00 128,783.00 134,489.00
Year Ending Aug-18 135,214.00 135,222.00 135,484.00 137,299.00 145,896.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Aug-16 1.73 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Nov-17 1.34 1.34 1.34 1.36 1.37
Year Ending Aug-16 5.29 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Aug-17 5.93 5.93 5.94 5.97 6.29
Year Ending Aug-18 6.55 6.55 6.56 6.61 6.88

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Aug-16 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Nov-17 0 0 0 1
Year Ending Aug-16 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Aug-17 0 1 1 9
Year Ending Aug-18 0 1 0 8
Earnings
Quarter Ending Aug-16 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Nov-17 0 0 0 2
Year Ending Aug-16 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Aug-17 0 1 3 5
Year Ending Aug-18 0 0 1 5