NASDAQ:COST - Costco Wholesale Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $212.40 -1.19 (-0.56 %) (As of 01/23/2019 06:00 AM ET)Previous Close$213.59Today's Range$210.82 - $215.5352-Week Range$175.79 - $245.16Volume3.31 million shsAverage Volume1.82 million shsMarket Capitalization$93.56 billionP/E Ratio31.10Dividend Yield1.07%Beta0.99 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) 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.19 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Costco Wholesale in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $243.9375, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 14.85%. The high price target for COST is $260.00 and the low price target for COST is $220.00. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuyConsensus Rating Score: 2.742.752.722.77Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)5 Hold Rating(s)14 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)5 Hold Rating(s)15 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)7 Hold Rating(s)18 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)6 Hold Rating(s)20 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $243.9375$241.7059$238.70$206.1364Price Target Upside: 14.85% upside24.26% upside7.61% upside5.69% downsideCostco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Consensus Price Target History Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails1/11/2019Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingHoldLow1/9/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$225.00Low12/24/2018ArgusReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$255.00 ➝ $245.00Medium12/14/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$247.00High12/14/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$258.00Medium12/14/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$255.00High12/14/2018OppenheimerLower Price Target$262.00 ➝ $240.00High12/14/2018Loop CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$260.00High12/9/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Neutral$257.00 ➝ $238.00Low10/12/2018Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow10/5/2018Deutsche BankLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$226.00 ➝ $223.00High9/17/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$227.00 ➝ $255.00Low9/10/2018Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$225.00 ➝ $252.00Low9/7/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$220.00 ➝ $245.00Medium9/5/2018Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$230.00 ➝ $250.00Low9/4/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$230.00 ➝ $250.00Low8/10/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$240.00Medium7/25/2018Gordon HaskettDowngradeBuy ➝ AccumulateLow6/7/2018Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingPositive ➝ PositiveLow1/5/2018Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow12/15/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$175.00Low12/15/2017UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$210.00Medium12/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ HoldMedium12/4/2017Moffett NathansonInitiated CoverageBuyLow11/22/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingHoldN/A10/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformN/A7/6/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingHoldMedium6/16/2017Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeConviction-Buy ➝ Neutral$197.00 ➝ $176.00Low3/3/2017InstinetReiterated RatingBuyN/A(Data available from 1/23/2017 forward) This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is calculated?