Key Researchers at UBS Kept the Same their ‘Buy’ rating for Costco (NASDAQ:COST) Shares Today. Their Price Objective is $190.0

December 7, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

 Key Researchers at UBS Kept the Same their ‘Buy’ rating for Costco (NASDAQ:COST) Shares Today. Their Price Objective is $190.0

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.40, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 64 investors sold Costco Wholesale Corporation shares while 376 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 438 raised stakes. 311.53 million shares or 2.27% less from 318.75 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Investment Centers Of America holds 5,618 shares. Argi Inv Services Ltd Co accumulated 2,113 shares. Scotia Cap accumulated 0.24% or 87,837 shares. Dowling And Yahnke Ltd Liability stated it has 45,572 shares. Addenda Capital Incorporated has 0.45% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Advisor Ptnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 10,546 shares stake. Beach Mngmt Ltd Co holds 0.37% or 22,317 shares in its portfolio. Fulton State Bank Na invested in 0.18% or 14,801 shares. Davis Selected Advisers reported 1.18% stake. First Dallas Securities holds 0.75% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 6,380 shares. Advantus Cap owns 44,210 shares. Moreover, Partnervest Advisory Ser Limited Liability has 0.1% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 1,405 shares. Cipher Cap L P holds 0.07% or 5,636 shares. Moreover, S&Co has 0.07% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 3,340 shares. Cypress Mngmt Limited Liability Co (Wy) holds 2,560 shares.

Costco (NASDAQ:COST) Rating Reaffirmed

Recently, In analysts report revealed to clients on Friday, 6 October, Costco (NASDAQ:COST) shares have had their Buy Rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at UBS, who currently has a $190.0 target price on company. This target by UBS would indicate the possibile upside of 2.04 % from the previous stock close.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.40, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 64 investors sold Costco Wholesale Corporation shares while 376 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 438 raised stakes. 311.53 million shares or 2.27% less from 318.75 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Investment Centers Of America holds 5,618 shares. Argi Inv Services Ltd Co accumulated 2,113 shares. Scotia Cap accumulated 0.24% or 87,837 shares. Dowling And Yahnke Ltd Liability stated it has 45,572 shares. Addenda Capital Incorporated has 0.45% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Advisor Ptnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 10,546 shares stake. Beach Mngmt Ltd Co holds 0.37% or 22,317 shares in its portfolio. Fulton State Bank Na invested in 0.18% or 14,801 shares. Davis Selected Advisers reported 1.18% stake. First Dallas Securities holds 0.75% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 6,380 shares. Advantus Cap owns 44,210 shares. Moreover, Partnervest Advisory Ser Limited Liability has 0.1% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 1,405 shares. Cipher Cap L P holds 0.07% or 5,636 shares. Moreover, S&Co has 0.07% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 3,340 shares. Cypress Mngmt Limited Liability Co (Wy) holds 2,560 shares.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Ratings Coverage

Among 31 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Costco Wholesale has $202.0 highest and $144.0 lowest target. $182.19’s average target is -2.15% below currents $186.2 stock price. Costco Wholesale had 107 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, August 16. Susquehanna initiated Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating on Friday, February 10. Susquehanna has “Positive” rating and $192 target. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 5 by Deutsche Bank. Oppenheimer maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating on Friday, May 26. Oppenheimer has “Buy” rating and $18500 target. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, October 5 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 3 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 19 by Citigroup. Sterne Agee CRT maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Friday, October 2 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, July 7, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Tuesday, May 31.

The stock decreased 0.54% or $1.02 during the last trading session, reaching $186.2. About 1.89M shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 25.14% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500.

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. The company has market cap of $81.37 billion. It offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. It has a 30.62 P/E ratio. The firm provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances.

More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs. Amazon.com” on November 15, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 16 …” published on November 15, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Should You Buy Costco At Today’s Price?” on November 28, 2017. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Raymond James sees new highs for Costco” published on December 05, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Costco Posts Astronomical November Comps, Belongs Over $200” with publication date: December 01, 2017.

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