Analyst Upgrades – NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Stock Gets Upgraded By Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform

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Analyst Ratings For NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

Today, NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) stock received an upgrade by Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform with a price target of $188.91.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 4/16/2018-Wells Fargo Upgrade from a “Market Perform ” rating to a ” Outperform” rating.
  • 3/8/2018-Royal Bank of Canada Reiterated Rating of Outperform .
  • 1/12/2018-Gordon Haskett Upgrade from a “Accumulate ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 1/12/2018-Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated Rating of Outperform .

Dividend information for NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) pays an annual dividend of $2.00 with a yield of 1.03% and an average dividend growth of 12.40% based on a 3 Year Average..

Dividend History for NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)

  • On 1/30/2018 NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale announced a quarterly dividend of $0.50 1.06% with an ex dividend date of 2/15/2018 which will be payable on 3/2/2018.
  • On 10/30/2017 NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale announced a quarterly dividend of $0.50 1.23% with an ex dividend date of 11/16/2017 which will be payable on 12/1/2017.
  • On 8/1/2017 NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale announced a quarterly dividend of $0.50 1.25% with an ex dividend date of 8/16/2017 which will be payable on 9/1/2017.
  • On 4/25/2017 NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale announced a special dividend of $7.00 1.13% with an ex dividend date of 5/10/2017 which will be payable on 5/26/2017.
  • On 1/27/2017 NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale announced a quarterly dividend of $0.45 1.1% with an ex dividend date of 2/8/2017 which will be payable on 2/24/2017.
  • On 10/12/2016 NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale announced a quarterly dividend of $0.45 1.2% with an ex dividend date of 11/2/2016 which will be payable on 11/18/2016.
  • On 7/25/2016 NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale announced a quarterly dividend of $0.45 1.07% with an ex dividend date of 8/10/2016 which will be payable on 8/26/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)
NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) has insider ownership of 0.58% and institutional ownership of 72.95%.

  • On 4/2/2018 John W Meisenbach, Director, sold 3,000 with an average share price of $186.91 per share and the total transaction amounting to $560,730.00.
  • On 3/22/2018 Timothy L Rose, VP, sold 12,000 with an average share price of $184.46 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,213,520.00.
  • On 3/12/2018 Paul G Moulton, VP, sold 11,674 with an average share price of $188.98 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,206,152.52.
  • On 3/9/2018 Timothy L Rose, VP, sold 17,000 with an average share price of $185.33 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,150,610.00.
  • On 3/1/2018 John W Meisenbach, Director, sold 3,000 with an average share price of $191.31 per share and the total transaction amounting to $573,930.00.
  • On 2/1/2018 John W Meisenbach, Director, sold 3,000 with an average share price of $193.41 per share and the total transaction amounting to $580,230.00.
  • On 1/18/2018 Paul G Moulton, VP, sold 6,985 with an average share price of $187.92 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,312,621.20.

Recent Trading Activity for NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST)
Shares of NASDAQ:COST – Costco Wholesale closed the previous trading session at 194.16 up +5.25 2.78% with 194.2100067138672 shares trading hands.

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