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Costco Wholesale Price Target & Analyst Ratings (NASDAQ:COST)

-2.30 (-0.76 %)
(As of 11/20/2019 01:32 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $302.24
50-Day Range
MA: $298.03
52-Week Range
Now: $302.24
Volume1.76 million shs
Average Volume1.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$132.88 billion
P/E Ratio36.90
Dividend Yield0.85%

Analyst Ratings

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Price Target and Consensus Rating

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
27 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Costco Wholesale in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $296.64, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 1.85%. The high price target for COST is $335.00 and the low price target for COST is $230.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.522.502.702.70
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
11 Hold Rating(s)
15 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
11 Hold Rating(s)
14 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
16 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
16 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $296.64$294.09$265.76$250.25
Price Target Upside: 1.85% downside1.44% downside1.17% downside3.69% upside

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Consensus Price Target History

Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

The chart below shows how a company's share price and consensus price target have changed over time. The dark blue line represents the company's actual price. The lighter blue line represents the stock's consensus price target. The even lighter blue range in the background of the two lines represents the low price target and the high price target for each stock.

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/8/2019NomuraInitiated CoverageNeutral$300.00Low
11/7/2019Deutsche BankBoost Price TargetHold$274.00 ➝ $286.00Low
10/28/2019Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyLow
10/16/2019Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
10/15/2019Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
10/10/2019GuggenheimReiterated RatingHoldLow
10/8/2019Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$325.00Low
10/4/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$321.00 ➝ $329.00Medium
10/4/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$275.00 ➝ $320.00Medium
10/4/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$310.00 ➝ $320.00High
10/4/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$230.00 ➝ $265.00High
10/4/2019Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$305.00 ➝ $315.00High
9/20/2019Gordon HaskettUpgradeHold ➝ Accumulate$255.00 ➝ $330.00High
9/18/2019Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$220.00 ➝ $230.00Low
9/11/2019OppenheimerDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$295.00 ➝ $300.00High
9/9/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$271.00 ➝ $330.00High
9/9/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$280.00 ➝ $335.00High
9/6/2019Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$330.00Low
9/6/2019Wells Fargo & CoBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$240.00 ➝ $290.00Low
9/6/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$289.00 ➝ $310.00High
8/12/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$275.00Medium
8/11/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/18/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$260.00 ➝ $300.00Low
7/11/2019Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$290.00 ➝ $290.00High
6/28/2019Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/31/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$243.00 ➝ $241.00Low
12/24/2018ArgusReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$255.00 ➝ $245.00Medium
8/10/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$240.00Medium
6/7/2018Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingPositive ➝ PositiveLow
12/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ HoldMedium
12/4/2017Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageBuyLow
(Data available from 11/20/2017 forward)
This page was last updated on 11/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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