Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) : Parametrica Management Ltd added new position in Costco Wholesale Corporation during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 2,662 shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation which is valued at $399,886 , the company said in a statement filed on Oct 13, 2016 with the SEC.Costco Wholesale Corporation makes up approximately 1.13% of Parametrica Management Ltd’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Community Bank N.a. reduced its stake in COST by selling 185 shares or 33.94% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 360 shares of COST which is valued at $54,079. Costco Wholesale Corporation makes up approx 0.01% of Community Bank N.a.’s portfolio.Cobiz Investment Management reduced its stake in COST by selling 832 shares or 2.06% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 39,459 shares of COST which is valued at $5,929,899. Costco Wholesale Corporation makes up approx 1.43% of Cobiz Investment Management’s portfolio.Central Bank Trust Co reduced its stake in COST by selling 4,425 shares or 12.28% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 31,607 shares of COST which is valued at $4,740,734. Costco Wholesale Corporation makes up approx 1.35% of Central Bank Trust Co’s portfolio.
Costco Wholesale Corporation opened for trading at $149.67 and hit $151.14 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $151.01, with a gain of 0.49% or 0.73 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 25,96,769 shares. Company has a market cap of $66,152 M.
On the company’s financial health, Costco Wholesale Corporation reported $1.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on Sep 29, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.73. The company had revenue of $36560.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $36903.67 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.73 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Costco Wholesale Corporation. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Sep 30, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 178 from a previous price target of $177 .
Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States (U.S.) and Puerto Rico Canada United Kingdom (U.K.) Mexico Japan Australia Spain and through majority-owned subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea. The Company operated 663 membership warehouses and an average warehouse is approximately 144000 square feet. The Companys warehouses generally operate on a seven-day 69-hour week. The Companys product categories include Food Sundries Hardlines Fresh Food Softlines Ancillary and Other. The Companys online business provides products which include services such as photo processing pharmacy travel business delivery and membership services.