The stock declined 1.70% or $2.67 reaching $154.42 on the news. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 6,974 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,099,032.66.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares were trading lower by -5.97 percent ($-9.98) at $157.09 a piece in Friday's session. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500.
Mike Masters increased its stake in Textron Inc (Call) (TXT) by 80% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. After this sale, 54,974 common shares of COST are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $8,635,866. The company has a market capitalization of $67.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.43 and a beta of 0.94. Deutsche Bank AG set a $172.00 price target on shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Tfs Ltd Liability holds 112,013 shares. Methode Electronics Inc. (NYSE:MEI) has risen 40.98% since October 9, 2016 and is uptrending. After having $-0.02 EPS previously, Willbros Group Inc's analysts see -200.00% EPS growth. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.77 EPS. ETE's profit will be $366.86M for 13.13 P/E if the $0.34 EPS becomes a reality. The retailer reported $2.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.02 by $0.06.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.27, from 1.13 in 2017Q1. 10 funds opened positions while 21 raised stakes. Ejf Capital Lc holds 1.45 million shares or 2.66% of its portfolio. Fishman Jay A Ltd Mi holds 0% of its portfolio in Textron Inc. 208,500 are owned by Hennessy. Oakworth Cap Inc, Alabama-based fund reported 474 shares. Johnson Invest Counsel holds 0.06% or 13,478 shares in its portfolio. Ftb Advisors Incorporated holds 2,636 shares.
Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc increased Costco Whsl Corp New Com (COST) stake by 29.48% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. 100,226 are owned by Private Advisor Grp. 1,500 were reported by Natl Bank Pictet Cie (Asia) Ltd. Jfs Wealth Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.03% or 730 shares. (NYSE:TXT). Moreover, Retirement Of Alabama has 0.06% invested in Textron Inc. About 416,373 shares traded. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 132,075 shares. Advisory Serv Ltd Company has 9,331 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Northern Trust owns 499,507 shares for 0% of their portfolio. A 4 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:XON) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Therefore 64% are positive.
Ratings analysis reveals 64% of Costco Wholesale's analysts are positive. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 4 by Craig Hallum. Robert W. Baird has "Buy" rating and $56.0 target. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, August 14. The firm has "Neutral" rating by UBS given on Thursday, July 2. (NYSE:TXT) rating on Thursday, September 7.
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More notable recent Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Energy Transfer's Rover Pipeline" on September 18, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Energy Transfer Supports Gas Exports To Mexico, A Big And Growing Business" published on September 12, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Why We Don't Care If This High Yielder MLP Cuts Its Distribution" on October 07, 2017. John Meisenbach has seen steady activity on the sell side, and on October 2, 2017, executed an option to sell 1000 shares. Cibc World Mkts Corporation holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 94,593 shares. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Costco Wholesale Corporation's Q2 2018 earnings at $1.41 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.55 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $2.19 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $6.98 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $7.52 EPS, FY2021 earnings at $8.20 EPS and FY2022 earnings at $9.00 EPS.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 5th.
In the transaction dated August 01, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; Meisenbach John W disposed a total of 1,000 shares at an average price of $159.25, amounting to approximately $159,250. Shares for $906,598 were sold by Hines Daniel M. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $544,810 was sold by McKay John D. Its up 0.40, from 0.88 in 2017Q1.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of COST. Mercer Capital Advisers Inc. raised its position in Costco Wholesale Corporation by 3.5% in the 2nd quarter. 311.53 million shares or 2.27% less from 318.75 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Cannell Peter B & Company Inc decreased Hca Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) stake by 10,020 shares to 127,845 valued at $11.15M in 2017Q2. Stratos Wealth Prns invested in 0.11% or 12,974 shares. For COST, the company now has 4.29 billion of cash on the books, which is offset by 1.16 billion in current liabilities.
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