Costco Wholesale (COST) Tops Q3 EPS by 2c; Comps Up 3% Ex-Gas

May 26, 2016 6:17 AM EDT
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Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) reported Q3 EPS of $1.24, $0.02 better than the analyst estimate of $1.22. Revenue for the quarter came in at $26.15 billion versus the consensus estimate of $27.07 billion.

Comparable sales for the twelve-week and thirty-six-week periods were as follows:

                                        12 Weeks   36 Weeks
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U.S. 0% 2%
Canada 1% -5%
Other International -2% -4%

Total Company 0% 0%
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Comparable sales for these periods excluding the negative impacts from gasoline price deflation and foreign exchange were as follows:

                                        12 Weeks   36 Weeks
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U.S. 3% 4%
Canada 8% 9%
Other International 3% 5%

Total Company 3% 5%
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For earnings history and earnings-related data on Costco Wholesale (COST) click here.



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