Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Biogen, Costco, Kroger, Travelers, Wayfair and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Monday, with the Dow closing on our original 2017 price target. The bull market is now over eight years old. Every instance of ...
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What This Whole Foods Acquisition Means for Walmart and the Rest of the Industry

There was a major shock among grocery stores this past week that threw the industry on its head. Prior to the acquisition news, we speculated that this industry might be ...
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Will Amazon Deal for Whole Foods Cripple America’s 38,000 Grocery Stores?

The Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) deal to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) was primarily aimed, according to many experts, at the huge grocery business of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ...
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German Grocer Aldi Ups US Ante, Plans to Raise Store Total to 2,500

German grocery store chain Aldi is placing a huge bet on future growth by announcing that it plans to expand by 900 stores to 2,500 by the end of 2022, ...
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Analysts Find Gold, Dross in Retail Stocks

What started out as a miserable recitation of quarterly earnings from some of the country's biggest retailers was saved by a handful of late reports that came in better than ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Costco, Deckers Outdoor, Qualcomm, Shell, Shire, Ulta Beauty and More

The market continued its winning ways yesterday, and while we're off to a slow start this morning, it’s looking like the month of May should end up closing out with gains ...
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How Costco Beat Profit Estimates

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported fiscal 2017 third-quarter results after markets closed on Thursday. The big box club store posted quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.59 on ...
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HP, Costco, Lowe’s and More Companies Reporting Earnings This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of a few major companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this coming week. The broad markets have pulled back slightly from ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Stock Holdings Keep Changing

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of March 31, 2016. This is perhaps the largest company of them all among those watched on Wall Street. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Costco, Domino’s Pizza, Fortinet, Verizon, Yum Brands and More

After a huge Thursday in which the markets soared, the futures traded flat to modestly higher Friday morning. With earnings still coming in hot and heavy, many on Wall Street are ...
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Among Large, Trouble Retailers, 1 Million Jobs at Stake

Among America's eight most troubled large retailers, nearly 1 million jobs are at stake as the industry continues to collapse in on itself, damaged by sales that have continued to ...
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Why Activist Investors Will Face Major Hurdles at Whole Foods

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) has been one of the greatest fairy tale stories in food and grocery trends of a lifetime. After years of being one of the ...
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March Same-Store Sales Deliver Little Good News

Retailers reporting March same-store sales Thursday are expected to show a rise of 2.2% compared with sales in March 2016. Industry research firm Retail Metrics noted that same-store sales growth ...
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Huge Retail Trade Highlights Slowing Insider Selling: Costco, Pool, Ulta Beauty, Isle of Capri, Vector Group and More

After a wild quarter, which saw some huge insider selling with the market constantly hitting all-time highs, it closed Friday with very light insider action last week. We attribute much ...
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Why Costco Is Teeing Off on Titleist

Golf is on everyone’s mind with the Masters Tournament at Augusta coming up in just a couple weeks, but especially for one major discount retailer. Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) ...
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