Ensemble Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) by 52.78% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ensemble Capital Management Llc sold 1,900 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.09% . The institutional investor held 1,700 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $449,000, down from 3,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ensemble Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Costco Whsl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $130.63B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.70% or $2.08 during the last trading session, reaching $297.11. About 1.64 million shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 25.80% since November 1, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.80% the S&P500. Some Historical COST News: 30/05/2018 – Costco Conference Call Scheduled By Stuart Frankel for Jun. 7; 11/04/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE – TOTAL COMPANY COMPARABLE SALES EXCLUDING IMPACT FROM CHANGES IN GASOLINE PRICE,FOREIGN EXCHANGE UP 5.8% FOR 5 WEEKS ENDED APRIL 8; 16/05/2018 – As Skin-Baring Season Dawns, SeroVital’s hGH Booster Becomes Easier to Find Through National Costco Distribution; 07/03/2018 – Costco Outshines Other Discounters, But Broader Concerns Linger; 23/03/2018 – Target, Kroger shares rise on merger report, but source tells CNBC there are no talks; 11/04/2018 – Costco Wholesale March Same-Store Sales Rose 8.6%; 29/05/2018 – Costco’s Taiwan Comment Leads to Economy-Sized Headache in China; 24/04/2018 – Costco Raises Quarter Dividend to 57c Vs. 50c; 19/04/2018 – EnWave Receives First Repeat Costco Order from Pacific Northwest Division for Moon Cheese; 19/03/2018 – CBS Los Angeles: #BREAKING: 5 people are being assessed for various injuries following a traffic collision at a Costco in the
State Treasurer State Of Michigan increased its stake in Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) by 47.06% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. State Treasurer State Of Michigan bought 16,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.06% . The institutional investor held 50,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $10.19 million, up from 34,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. State Treasurer State Of Michigan who had been investing in Palo Alto Networks Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.05B market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $227.39. About 610,481 shares traded. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) has risen 15.78% since November 1, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.78% the S&P500. Some Historical PANW News: 26/03/2018 – Palo Alto Networks Closes Acquisition Of Evident.Io; 13/03/2018 – Malwarebytes could consider IPO in 12 months – CEO; 04/05/2018 – The Famous Soccer Player Hiding Out in a Bakery in Palo Alto; 22/05/2018 – Portnox Announces New NAC-as-a-Service, Portnox CLEAR App for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework; 14/03/2018 – Palo Alto Networks to Buy Evident.io for $300M Cash; 23/04/2018 – Light Street’s Kacher Touts Palo Alto Networks at Sohn: TOPLive; 22/05/2018 – Silverfort Announces New Threat-Based Multifactor Authentication App for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework; 22/05/2018 – Critical Start Announces New Advanced Threat Analytics App for the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework; 12/04/2018 – Sequoia Capital’s Raanan launches cyber-focused fund; 16/05/2018 – Luminate Recognized as a Cool Vendor in Cloud Security by Gartner
Ensemble Capital Management Llc, which manages about $381.11 million and $708.84M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 74,010 shares to 322,159 shares, valued at $27.01M in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) by 8,100 shares in the quarter, for a total of 41,860 shares, and has risen its stake in Sensata Technologies Hldng P.
More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “The Outlook of Activision Blizzard Stock Is Mixed – Nasdaq” on October 31, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “3 Food Companies Likely to Stand Out This Earnings Season – Nasdaq” published on October 31, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Cognizant raises fourth-quarter revenue, gives two-year cost saving plan – Nasdaq” on October 30, 2019. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Hong Kong braces for mass rally over weekend after Halloween clashes – Nasdaq” published on November 01, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Murphy Oil Corp (MUR) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Nasdaq” with publication date: October 31, 2019.
Analysts await Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) to report earnings on December, 12. They expect $1.71 EPS, up 6.21% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.61 per share. COST’s profit will be $751.81 million for 43.44 P/E if the $1.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.69 actual EPS reported by Costco Wholesale Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -36.43% negative EPS growth.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in 2019 Q2. Its down 0.10, from 1.26 in 2019Q1. It dropped, as 31 investors sold COST shares while 430 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 411 raised stakes. 302.04 million shares or 0.45% more from 300.70 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Archford Cap Strategies Ltd Liability Com holds 0.32% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 3,296 shares. Dearborn Prtnrs Ltd has invested 0.23% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). 4,582 are owned by Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Limited. Albion Finance Group Inc Ut owns 36,183 shares. 360,962 were accumulated by Counsel New York. Great West Life Assurance Com Can owns 0.22% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 363,244 shares. Iberiabank reported 35,021 shares. Sit Inv Associate holds 0.01% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 1,040 shares. World Asset Management Incorporated has 34,780 shares. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board reported 0.33% stake. Armstrong Henry H Associate Inc has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Mengis Cap invested in 2.49% or 30,819 shares. Naples Glob Advsrs Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Natixis LP stated it has 0.22% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Acg Wealth has 20,509 shares for 0.73% of their portfolio.
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