217.00 -0.54 (-0.25%)
Pre-Market: 8:45AM EDT
|Bid||216.60 x 1100|
|Ask||217.00 x 2200|
|Day's Range||214.03 - 218.20|
|52 Week Range||150.00 - 218.20|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||31.86|
|Earnings Date||Oct 4, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.28 (1.08%)|
|1y Target Est||217.13|
Shares of Costco (COST) climbed to another new all-time high Thursday as investors show their love for the warehouse-style grocery chain amid nearly constant headlines about Amazon's (AMZN) industry takeover. Meanwhile, Target (TGT) stock also surged to inch close to its 52-week high. So let's see which stock looks better at the moment.
A somewhat quiet turnaround for American Express (NYSE:AXP) has done wonders for American Express stock. American Express was up just 3.7% YTD before falling in after-hours trading after missing Street consensus for revenue in its Q2 results. To be sure, Q2 numbers look reasonably strong, and American Express stock remains rather cheap.
The latest in a series of racism-charged incidents led the pizza slinger's board to attempt a full separation from its founder, but can you do that when the man is the brand?
Of the seven analysts covering Office Depot (ODP) on July 13, 57% recommended “hold,” 14% recommended “buy,” and 29% recommended “sell.” Office Depot’s switch to becoming a business services provider seems to have paid off. Its acquisition, CompuCom, has been its biggest growth driver amid the technological shift and digital commerce expansion.
Walmart (NYSE:WMT) CEO Doug McMillon has done an excellent job building a reputable online business since taking the top job in February 2014. Walmart began its e-commerce initiatives in 2000 when it launched Walmart.com.
As of July 13, Walmart (WMT) stock was trading at a forward PE ratio of 18.0x, 8.6% higher than its four-year multiple of 16.6x, and higher than Target’s (TGT) 14.5x and the benchmark index. Meanwhile, its multiple was lower than Costco’s (COST) 28.9x.
Walmart (WMT) stock underperformed both Target (TGT) and Costco (COST) in the first half of 2018, mostly due to its e-commerce sales growth slowing down sequentially during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, to 23.0%.
Thinking of becoming a member of Wheels Up? The Private Aviation Membership costs about $17,5000 for the first year, but today is your lucky day and also the last day you can snag a deal. But you'll have to carry another card in your pocket -- Amex Black Card? Chase Saphire? No Costco.