Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Coach, Gap, FXCM, Lululemon, Netflix, Target and More

Stocks were down again on Friday morning ahead of the weekend. It remains to be seen what the trend will be for 2015, but throughout 2014 (and before) investors proved ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Apple, Best Buy, Costco, Dynegy, HP, SunPower and More

Stocks were higher again on Tuesday after earnings season has officially started. Investors have continued to prove on each sell-off that they will buy solid stocks on weakness or stocks that ...
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December Retail Sales Gains Signal Good Holiday Quarter

Retailers are announcing December U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.8% year-over-year. In December of 2013, retail same-store sales rose 3.5%. Although ...
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Costco Same-Store Sales Up 5% in December

Proving once again that it is the champion of big-box retail, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) announced U.S. same-store sales in the important month of December rose 5%. Demonstrating that ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Wal-Mart in 2015

With the bull market nearing its sixth year, investors have to be wondering how to evaluate stocks ahead. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) gained about 7.5% in 2014, and ...
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Costco Earnings Up on Increase in Membership Fees, New All-Time High in Sight

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.12 on revenue of ...
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What to Expect From Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) will report its fiscal first-quarter earnings Wednesday before the market open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.09 in earnings per share and $26.92 billion ...
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Significant Changes in Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2014. Warren Buffett’s portfolio has recently undergone some radical changes on the surface, some of ...
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10 Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
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October Retail Sales Lukewarm, Unless Store’s Name Is Costco

Retailers are announcing October U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.8% year-over-year. In October of 2013, retail same-store sales rose 4%. Retail ...
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Top Stocks Sold as Insiders Take Advantage of Huge Market Rally

Needless to say, nothing like a good old-fashioned stock market rally to get the sellers out from the shadows. Just a few short weeks ago, the market was one bad ...
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Plunging Stock Market Keeps Insider Selling Very Low

With the market very close to full correction levels this past week, it should come as very little surprise to anybody that most insiders looking to sell stock chose to ...
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Brand Loyalty Leaders Chock Full of Techs

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, nearly half (45) are tech companies engaged in digital and social networks and products. ...
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Costco Rides Into China on Alibaba’s Shoulders

The second-largest retailer in the United States, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) said Tuesday morning that it will open a “flagship” online store in China on the Tmall Global platform ...
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September Retail Sales Rise 5% as Promotions Cut Revenues

Retailers are announcing September U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 5.1% year-over-year. Back-to-school spending tailed off early in the month as there ...
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