Nomura Bullish On Costco (COST) Ahead of Earnings Tonight

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Nomura Securities Reiterates Buy on Costco Wholesale (COST) Following 3Q Report

May 26, 2016 9:08 AM EDT

Nomura Securities maintained a Buy rating and $185.00 price target on Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) following the company's 3Q earnings report. Costco reported EPS of $1.24, above the consensus of $1.22. Membership fee income (MFI) rose 5.8% to $618mn, above Nomura's expectation for a 5.0% increase.

Analyst Robert Drbul... More

Costco (COST) puts more active than calls on increasing volatility into Q3

May 24, 2016 11:19 AM EDT

Costco (NASDAQ: COST) May weekly call option implied volatility is at 45, June is at 30, July is at 25; compared to its 52-week range of 13 to 31 into the expected release of Q3 results on May 26.

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Piper Jaffray Cuts Price Target on Costco Wholesale (COST) Ahead of 3Q Report

May 24, 2016 7:59 AM EDT

Piper Jaffray maintained an Overweight rating on Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST), and cut the price target to $171.00 (from $173.00), ahead of the company's 3Q earnings report. COST is scheduled to report earnings on May 25th.

Analyst Sean Naughton commented, "Ahead of Q3 earnings,... More

Costco (COST): RBC Cuts Ests Ahead of Earnings

May 24, 2016 6:55 AM EDT

RBC Capital analyst, Scot Ciccarelli, cut his estimates on Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST). Over the last several years, Costco has managed to deliver traffic growth of 3 5%. While monthly trends for most of 3Q have been slightly below that trend, particularly in April, which saw traffic growth... More

Costco (COST): Buy Ahead of Card Switch - UBS

May 23, 2016 8:36 AM EDT

UBS analyst, Michael Lasser, thinks Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) is set up for a bumpy 3Q, but the volatility could present a chance to buy shares at an attractive level as the LT picture remains bright. Feb, Mar, & Apr sales are known &... More