|Bid||158.67 x 200|
|Ask||158.70 x 100|
|Day's Range||157.90 - 159.26|
|52 Week Range||142.11 - 183.18|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||27.52|
|Earnings Date||Dec 5, 2017 - Dec 11, 2017|
|Dividend & Yield||2.00 (1.25%)|
|1y Target Est||179.21|
Target’s price investment and higher costs associated with online orders are hurting its margins, which restricts the stock’s upside potential.
The man who helped put Skinny Pop in lunch boxes all over America is embracing Amazon.com Inc., the scourge of the grocery business.
A couple of weeks ago, what many investors had feared regarding Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was confirmed, even if only tacitly — the long battle with Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) was finally creating a tangible headwind for COST stock, as the Costco stock price fell 6% in the wake of what was superficially a decent fourth quarter report. The profit of $2.08 per share of Costco stock was remarkably better than the year-ago figure of $1.77, and also better than analyst expectations. Whatever the case, with the dust now settling on the company’s fourth quarter report and with analysts making adjustments to their forecasts, it’s time to start asking the next inevitable question.
Ever since Amazon.com, Inc.‘s (NASDAQ:AMZN) entrance into the grocery space, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares have been a hot mess. Since peaking in early May, COST stock is down 13%. The neutrality of Costco’s range is confirmed by the behavior of its major moving averages.
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While Amazon and Wal-Mart are grabbing most of the headlines in the grocery wars, Costco still offers the best pricing and an “unquestioned” value proposition, according to a new report from JP Morgan. JP Morgan analyst Christopher Horvers and his team compared prices in various supermarket categories among five major retailers and found that Costco prices, on a per-unit basis, are 30% cheaper than Wal-Mart, 14% less than Aldi, and a whopping 58% cheaper than Whole Foods.
Over the past few months, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shareholders have learned how the rest of the market lives. Following the financial crisis, COST stock has had a basically uninterrupted bull run. COST stock has gapped down three times just since February.
If you like to shop on the cheap, it’s time to load up on Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). But, with no “price guarantees” in Costco stock, the cost-cutting and protective qualities of a modified bullish fence looks better than ever. Let me explain.Source: Mike Mozart via Flickr (Modified)
Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) stock is one of the worst-performing stocks of 2017, down 39.79% year-to-date. KR stock fell 19% on June 15 after warning of lower profits this year. This announcement impacted major retailers, including Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) and Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) stock.
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / October 13, 2017 / Pro-Trader Daily has just published a free post-earnings coverage on Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST ), which can be viewed by registering at http://protraderdaily.com/optin/?symbol=COST ...
Warren Buffett famously said, “It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” That maxim applies well to Visa Inc (NYSE:V) at the moment. Earnings per share are guided to increase 20% in FY17, a huge number for a $243 billion company.
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Let’s not also forget Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). If I were bearish the company fundamentals I would short it out right. This is unacceptable risk to me, so instead I will use WMT options.
The majority of analysts covering Walmart (WMT) stock continue to have a neutral stance on the company's prospects. About 50.0% of them have rated the stock a “hold.”
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