Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

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The Largest Company in Every State

America’s largest companies tend to be located in major metropolitan areas. New York City alone is home to the headquarters of more than 70 of U.S.'s 1,000 largest public companies, ...
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7 Major Analyst Upgrades Calling for Huge Upside

The week of June 3 was a wild ride that ended with a serious let down on the payrolls portion of the employment report. With the Dow closing out the ...
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May Same-Store Sales Could Clear a Low Bar

Retailers are announcing May U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics had forecast a year-over-year decrease of 0.5% for the month. In April, same-store sales were down ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anheuser-Busch, Charter Communications, Costco, Nike, TiVo, Under Armour, Whole Foods and More

Stocks were handily lower on Wednesday, after a very light volume Tuesday that was loaded full of economic reports. With the start of June at hand, the question to ask ...
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Costco Earnings Hampered by Rising Costs

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported third-quarter fiscal 2016 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The big-box club store posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.24 on revenue of ...
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What to Expect From Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.22 in ...
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Top 9 Earnings to Look for Next Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this coming week. We are just exiting the main earnings season, but ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings — Including Apple

Being the wealthiest man in the world on paper tends to draw some attention. This is why investors and outsiders watch new equity investment positions taken by, or sold by, ...
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April Same-Store Sales Lag Estimates

Retailers are announcing April U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics had forecast a year-over-year increase of 1.3% for the month. That's a significant improvement from an ...
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April Same-Store Sales Forecast to Rise 1.3%

Several chain stores that still report monthly same-stores sales results will be announcing April numbers after markets close Wednesday and before they open Thursday. Analysts at Retail Metrics are projecting ...
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Wal-Mart Is Nation’s Worst Grocery Store

When it comes to grocery shopping, brand loyalty carries a lot of weight. A recent survey of grocery shoppers showed that 87% were somewhat or extremely satisfied with their most ...
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March Same-Store Sales Growth Muted

Retailers announced March U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics had forecast a year-over-year increase of just 0.1% for the month. That's not much, but it is ...
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March Same-Store Sales Forecast to Rise Just 0.1%

Several chain stores that still report monthly same-stores sales results will be announcing March numbers after markets close Wednesday and before they open Thursday. Analysts at Retail Metrics are projecting ...
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Barclays Issues Controversial Retail Coverage on Top Retailers

If you ever want to know what happens when you see an analyst issue new coverage that goes against the grain and goes against what is popular, look no further ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adobe, Best Buy, Fitbit, Home Depot, Lululemon, Micron and More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on the last day of the quarter, with the Dow coming into Thursday up about 300 points year to date. With stocks positive in 2016, ...
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