The VP of COST, Patrick J. Callans has already sold close to 2,500 shares of the company in a 7th June research report. The average price of the stock is $384.31, with a total valuation of $960,775. After the transaction, the VP has ownership of around 59,718 shares of the company which has a total valuation of about $22 million. The documentation has been stored with the SEC.
The Quarterly Estimates Of COST
The stocks of COST traded on Tuesday at $0.70. The moving average price of the company over 50 days is $373.45. The market cap of the company is $167.85 billion, with a 35.75 PE ratio, along with a 4.06 PEG ratio, and a 0.65 beta. The year low of the company is $293.84, with a year high of around $393.15. The quick ratio of the company is 0.47, with a 0.99 current ratio, and a 0.47 debt-to-equity ratio.
COST did previously publish their quarterly results on the 26th of May. The EPS reported by the company over this quarter was $2.75, with the consensus estimate coming to $2.28. The revenue generated by the company during this period was $44.38 billion, which is more than the consensus estimate of $43.82 billion. The net margin of the company is 2.53%, with a 27.41% return on equity.
There have been quite a few research equities that have commented on the stocks of COST. Morgan Stanley has also increased the price target from $410 to $415 with a rating of overweight in a 1st June research report. Barclays has also increased the price target of the company from $400 to $450 with a rating of overweight in a 28th May research report. Telsey Advisory Group has also increased the price target of the company from $395 to $415 with a rating of outperform in a 28th May research report.