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Costco Wholesale Corp (COST.OQ)

COST.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

159.70USD
9 Dec 2016
Change (% chg)

$2.11 (+1.34%)
Prev Close
$157.59
Open
$157.28
Day's High
$159.80
Day's Low
$157.28
Volume
868,583
Avg. Vol
832,269
52-wk High
$169.56
52-wk Low
$138.60

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.73 August 10 Dec 2016

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 8 8 7 6
(2) OUTPERFORM 11 12 12 12
(3) HOLD 9 9 9 10
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.04 2.03 2.07 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 8 30,204.80 31,273.00 29,760.00 32,346.20
Year Ending Aug-16 21 119,154.00 121,300.00 118,699.00 --
Year Ending Aug-17 23 126,724.00 129,756.00 121,738.00 134,200.00
Year Ending Aug-18 23 133,948.00 137,860.00 128,472.00 144,766.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Aug-16 24 1.73 1.78 1.64 --
Quarter Ending Nov-17 9 1.31 1.39 1.24 1.38
Year Ending Aug-16 26 5.29 5.35 5.20 --
Year Ending Aug-17 15 5.91 6.06 5.74 6.27
Year Ending Aug-18 27 6.55 7.03 6.25 6.88
LT Growth Rate (%) 8 10.38 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 Nov-16 28,295.40 28,099.00 196.35 0.69
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Nov-16 1.19 1.17 0.02 1.75
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

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 30,204.80 30,434.80 30,648.30 31,239.50 32,346.20
Year Ending Aug-16 119,154.00 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Aug-17 126,724.00 126,844.00 127,014.00 127,477.00 134,200.00
Year Ending Aug-18 133,948.00 134,976.00 135,229.00 135,611.00 144,766.00
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Aug-16 1.73 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Nov-17 1.31 1.33 1.34 1.34 1.38
Year Ending Aug-16 5.29 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Aug-17 5.91 5.93 5.94 5.95 6.27
Year Ending Aug-18 6.55 6.55 6.55 6.57 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 4 0 5
Year Ending Aug-16 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Aug-17 5 15 5 15
Year Ending Aug-18 2 17 1 17
Earnings
Quarter Ending Aug-16 -- -- -- --
Quarter Ending Nov-17 1 3 1 4
Year Ending Aug-16 -- -- -- --
Year Ending Aug-17 2 6 2 6
Year Ending Aug-18 4 12 4 12