The top gainers for today include Costco Wholesale Corporation COST from the sector Services with a gain of -0.04%. The price is $ 170.06, at present and the target price is $ 182.46.
The weekly performance for Costco Wholesale Corporation is -0.33%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.
The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 13.34%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is -5.50%
The simple 20 day moving average is up by 1.06% and the 52-week low is 23.77%.
The monthly and quarterly performance for Costco Wholesale Corporation is not as bright as it currently stands at 1.56% and 3.80%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.
Costco Wholesale Corporation has a total market capitalization of 74646.14 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets – illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 6.90%. It has a dividend yield of 1.06% while the payout ratio is 32.20%.
Costco Wholesale Corporation has a gross margin of 13.30% and an operating margin of 3.10%. The net profit margin stands at 2.00%.
The weekly volatility is 0.78% and the monthly volatility is 0.93%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.