Motco Purchases 1580 Shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)

Jeannie Matthews
January 14, 2018

Pioneer Trust Bank N A OR now owns 1,659 shares of the retailer's stock worth $266,000 after buying an additional 7 shares during the period. About 531,770 shares traded. Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) has risen 12.72% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.79% the S&P500. Envestnet Asset Management Inc has invested 0% in New Residential Investment Corp.

Jonathan Savitz decreased its stake in Luxfer Hldgs Plc (LXFR) by 92.95% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Covington Capital Management acquired 2,892 shares as Costco Whsl Corp New (COST)'s stock rose 1.54%. The institutional investor held 102,736 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.88M, up from 89,301 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The company has market cap of $84.24 billion. (NASDAQ COST) traded up $2.46 during trading on Friday, reaching $191.84. The shares were sold at an average price of $160.58, for a total transaction of $802,900.00.

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) last released its earnings results on Thursday, December 14th. It has outperformed by 29.51% the S&P500.

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Among 8 analysts covering New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE:NRZ), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. NetEase had 40 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was reinitiated on Thursday, December 8 by Credit Suisse. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with "Hold" on Wednesday, October 4. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, August 22 by Jefferies. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag holds 1.28 million shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 3 with "Buy". (NASDAQ:CRUS) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, November 30 by Dougherty & Company. The stock of NetEase, Inc. (NYSE:CRM) earned "Hold" rating by Pivotal Research on Wednesday, August 23. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, October 6 with "Buy". Therefore 69% are positive. RBC Capital Markets maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating on Friday, May 26. Vetr lowered shares of Costco Wholesale from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $183.04 price target for the company.in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, October 1 by Telsey Advisory Group. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 6 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Thursday, November 30. As per Saturday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by DA Davidson.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.28, from 1.12 in 2017Q2.

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A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of COST.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in COST. 134.52 million shares or 7.51% less from 145.43 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Citadel Advsr Lc has 259,810 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Capital World Investors boosted its stake in shares of Costco Wholesale by 6.0% during the 2nd quarter. Pennsylvania-based Weik Serv has invested 1.14% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Hsbc Hldgs Public Limited Co owns 0.13% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 500,142 shares. Nomura Holdg stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). (NYSE:BLK). Dowling & Yahnke Limited Liability Company has 0.24% invested in BlackRock, Inc.

Davidson Kempner Capital Management Lp, which manages about $26.13 billion and $3.36 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC) by 883,600 shares to 1.92 million shares, valued at $31.62 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Century holds 0% or 13,930 shares. North Point Portfolio Managers Oh has 73,406 shares. West Oak Capital Limited Liability Co stated it has 9,559 shares. 4,434 were accumulated by George Kaiser Family Foundation. Piermont Cap Mngmt owns 10,685 shares. Dai Ichi Life Holdings Inc.'s holdings in Costco Wholesale Corporation were worth $5,051,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Costco Wholesale accounts for about 2.4% of Hilton Capital Management LLC's portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest position. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.24 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Costco Wholesale Co. will post 6.61 EPS for the current fiscal year. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 4,180,770 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $668,630,000 after buying an additional 4,046,164 shares during the last quarter. Shares for $1.93 million were sold by PORTERA JOSEPH P. On Friday, September 1 MEISENBACH JOHN W sold $157,590 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 1,000 shares. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $200.00 price target (up previously from $185.00) on shares of Costco Wholesale in a report on Friday, December 15th.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 14 selling transactions for $15.23 million activity. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 87,027 shares of company stock worth $15,872,935. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $526,668 was sold by Benioff Marc. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $173.00 target price on shares of Costco Wholesale in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Shares for $1.40 million were sold by MOULTON PAUL G.

Envestnet Asset Management Inc decreased Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) stake by 85,154 shares to 360,436 valued at $17.95M in 2017Q3. (NYSE:NRZ) for 25,075 shares.

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