COST Has Set Up An EPS Of $2.75 For The Quarter

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The stocks of COST recently put up their quarterly estimates in a research report that was published last Wednesday. The EPS reported by the company during this period was $2.75, which was more than the consensus estimate of $2.28. The revenue generated by the company during this period was $44.38 billion, which was more than the consensus estimate of $43.82 billion. The return on equity for the company was 24.94%, with a 2.43% net margin.

The Stock Commentary Of COST 

The shares of COST traded on Friday at $384. The year low of the company was $293.84, with a year high of $393.15. The moving average price of the company over a period of 50 days is $374.85, with a moving average price of the company over 200 days is $362.85. The debt-to-equity ratio of the company is $169.93 billion, with a 39.62 PE ratio, and a 4.40 PEG ratio. 

There have been quite a few research equities that have commented on the stocks of COST. Deutsche Bank has increased the price target of the company from $352 to $363 with a rating of hold in a Friday research report. Citigroup has gone the other way and reduced the price target of the company from $380 to $360 with a rating of neutral in an 11th March research report.

Barclays decided to increase the price target of the company from $400 to $450 with a rating of overweight in a Friday research report. Jefferies decided to reduce the price target of the company from $435 to $405 with a rating of buy-in an 11th March research report.

Eight of the investment analysts commenting on the company have given it a rating of hold, while eighteen others have provided the company with a rating of buy. Currently, COST has a buy rating with a $396.62 price target.