Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

Friday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

October 6, 2017: The S&P 500 closed down 0.11% at 2,549.26. The DJIA closed flat at 22,773.36. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.07% at 6,590.18. Friday was a relatively flat ...
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Can Costco Fight Back Against Amazon?

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed Thursday and investors did not take it well, despite the company beating estimates on both the ...
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Costco Earnings Aren’t Enough Despite Strong Beat

When Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results late on Friday, it said that it had $2.08 in earnings per share (EPS) and $42.3 billion in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Albermarle, Anadarko, Costco, Cree, Kraft Heinz, Netflix, Valero, Disney and More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Friday. The markets have to absorb an unexpected loss of 40,000 private sector payrolls rather than a projected gain of 80,000, but that ...
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What to Expect When Costco Reports After the Close

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly earnings report after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $2.02 ...
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Interest Rates Headed Higher: 4 Top Stocks That Will Do Just Fine

Even though the Federal Reserve has raised the federal funds rate on a consistent basis, for the most part the yield curve has yawned and flattened out over the past ...
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56 Retailers Have Already Confirmed Thanksgiving Day Closure

More than half of Americans don't think stores should be open for business on Thanksgiving Day. More than another quarter don't care whether stores are open, and just 16% think ...
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Costco, PepsiCo, Monsanto and More Earnings Coming 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 recently reached all-time highs and ...
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Retailers on Track for Solid Gain in Back-to-School Sales

The back-to-school shopping season has been more upbeat across the retail industry than the analysts at Retail Metrics have seen for a few years. Same-store sales for the month of ...
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How Sam’s Club Stacks Up Against Costco

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported fiscal second-quarter results Thursday morning, a noticeable laggard appeared in the results of the company's three segments. Operating income at the company's Sam's ...
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How To Get A Casket From Costco Quickly

Costco (NASDAQ: COST) has sold caskets for years and has annoyed funeral directors who sell loved one's caskets of their own. There are two ways to get caskets from Costco. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anthem, Apple, Harley-Davidson, IBM, Kimberly-Clark, Marathon Oil, Netflix, NVIDIA, Peabody Energy and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Wednesday. Even with the negative headlines and even with this bull market well over eight years old, yet again equity investors keep demonstrating ...
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9 American Businesses That Amazon and Jeff Bezos Will Never Target

It is no secret that Amazon Prime Day is a big deal in retail. It may not be a new Valentine's Day, but it is certainly yet another non-Amazon retail ...
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Why One Analyst Thinks Costco Might Be Next on Amazon’s Hit List

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) saw its shares take a step back on Monday after some analysts soured on the stock. Perhaps the overriding reason behind this downgrade was e-commerce ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Boeing, Costco, Intel, KeyCorp, NVIDIA, PayPal, Snap and Many More

Stocks were looking for direction as the second week of July kicks off. Still, the bear market is over eight years old and the market indexes are very close to ...
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