The stocks of COST have been issued with a buy rating by close to twenty-eight research analysts covering the firm. Close to seven research analysts have given the stocks with a rating of hold, while eighteen of them have given the company a rating of buy. The price target set by the brokerage firm on the company has been set at $389.71.
The Stock Commentary Of COST
There have been quite a few research equities that have commented on the stocks of COST. Zacks Investment Research has increased the rating of the company from hold to buy with a price target of $372 in a 2nd February research report. Loop Capital has also increased the price target of the company to $415 with a rating of buy in a Thursday research report.
Robert W. Baird has gone the other way, with the price target reduced to $395 along with a rating of “outperform” in an 11th March research report. Citigroup has also reduced the price target from $380 to $360 with a price rating of neutral in an 11th March research report.
The stocks of COST traded on Monday at $384.92. The year low of the company is $293.84, with the year high coming to $393.15. The current ratio of the company is 0.98, with a 0.53 quick ratio, along with a 0.49 debt-to-equity ratio.
The market cap of the firm is $170.07 billion, with a 39.46 PE ratio, and a 4.17 PEG ratio. The moving average price of COST over a period of 50 days is $360.45, with the moving average price of the company over a period of 200 days has been set at $361.91.