The stocks of COST will be producing their quarterly results on the 27th of May after the market closes. Most of the stock analysts are predicting that the company will be putting up an EPS of $2.21 for this quarter.
The Quarterly Estimates Of COST
COST previously issued their quarterly earnings on the 3rd of March. The EPS reported by the company during this period was $2.14, which was slightly less than the consensus estimate of $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 return on equity for the company is 24.50%, with the net margin set at 2.50%.
The stocks of COST traded on Thursday at $379.66. The debt-to-equity ratio of the company has been set at 0.49, with a 0.98 current ratio, and a 0.53 quick ratio. The market cap of the firm has been set at $168.01 billion, with a 38.98 PE ratio, and a 4.17 PEG ratio. The moving average price of the company over a period of 50 days is $370.51, with the moving average price over 200 days set at $362.61. The year low of the company has been set at $293.84, with the year high set at $393.15.
There have been quite a few research equities 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 note. Loop Capital has also increased the price target of the company to $415 with a rating of buy in a 6th May research note.