COST CFO Has Already Sold Around 2,230 Shares Of The Company

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The CFO of COST, Richard A. Galanti, has already gone ahead and sold close to 2,230 shares in a 29th April transaction. The average price of the company during this transaction was $372.06, with the total transaction coming in at $829,693.80. 

The Quarterly Estimate Of COST

The stocks of COST traded on Friday at $372.29. The moving average price of the company over a period of 50 days has been set at $353.11, with the moving average price of the company over a period of 200 days has been set at $362.08. The market cap of the firm is $164.75 billion, with a 38.35 PE ratio, along with a 4.17 PEG ratio. The year low of the company is $293.84, with a year high of $393.15. The current ratio of the company is 0.98, with a 0.53 quick ratio and a 0.49 debt-to-equity ratio. 

COST previously posted their earnings results on the 3rd of March. The EPS reported by the company during this quarter was $2.14, which missed out on the consensus estimate set by Zacks at $2.45. The revenue generated by the company during this period was $44.77 billion, which was more than the consensus estimate of $43.71 billion. The net margin of the company is 2.50%, with a 24.50% return on equity. 

There have been quite a few brokerage firms that have commented on the stocks of COST. Stifel Nicolaus has already increased the price target of the company from $370 to $385 with a rating of buy in a 14th April research report. Citigroup has also reduced the price target of the company from $380 to $360 with a rating of neutral in an 11th March research report. Deutsche Bank has also reduced the price target from $344 to $350 with a rating of buy in a 14th April research report. 

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