Costco (COST)
NASDAQ:COST

Costco (COST) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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COST Analyst Ratings

Strong Buy
17Ratings
13 Buy
4 Hold
0 Sell
Based on 17 analysts giving stock ratings to
Costco
in the past 3 months
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COST Stock 12 Months Forecast

Average Price Target

$550.44
▲(10.79% Upside)
Based on 17 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Costco in the last 3 months. The average price target is $550.44 with a high forecast of $610.00 and a low forecast of $455.00. The average price target represents a 10.79% change from the last price of $496.81.
Highest Price Target$610.00Average Price Target$550.44Lowest Price Target$455.00
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Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

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Expert Firm
Price Target
Position
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Action
Date
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J.P. Morgan
$550.00
Buy
10.71%
Upside
Reiterated
Analysts Offer Insights on Consumer Goods Companies: Costco (NASDAQ: COST) and Lennar (NYSE: LEN)
D.A. Davidson
$455.00
Hold
-8.42%
Downside
Reiterated
Costco Stock Slides On Q4 Earnings; Hot Dog, Membership Fees Safe - TheStreet"We see no slowdown to Costcos robust top line trends, which have been consistent in the +30% range on a three year basis," said D.A. Davidson analyst Michael Baker, who held onto his neutral rating following last nights earnings while lifting his price target by $5 to $445 per share."But, we believe Costcos premium valuation requires a bigger profit and earnings beat, and better gross margin trends,"
BMO Capital
$600.00
Buy
20.77%
Upside
Reiterated
3 Costco Wholesale Analysts Give Their Takeaways On Mixed Results: Whats Next?Costco Wholesales results were encouraging, which gives bulls reasons to remain steadfast despite clear recession risks, Bania wrote in a note.
Evercore ISI
$550.00
Buy
10.71%
Upside
Reiterated
Costco price target lowered to $550 from $600 at Evercore ISICostco price target lowered to $550 from $600 at Evercore ISI
MKM Partners
$512.00
Hold
3.06%
Upside
Reiterated
Costco price target lowered to $512 from $517 at MKM PartnersCostco price target lowered to $512 from $517 at MKM Partners
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COST Financial Forecast

COST Earnings Forecast
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for COST is $3.12 with a range of $2.64 to $3.77. The previous quarter’s EPS was $4.20. COST beat its EPS estimate 100.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 61.64% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year COST has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for COST is $3.12 with a range of $2.64 to $3.77. The previous quarter’s EPS was $4.20. COST beat its EPS estimate 100.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 61.64% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year COST has Outperformed its overall industry.
COST Sales Forecast
Next quarter’s sales forecast for COST is $58.36B with a range of $58.36B to $58.36B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $72.09B. COST beat its sales estimates 100.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 68.10% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year COST has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for COST is $58.36B with a range of $58.36B to $58.36B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $72.09B. COST beat its sales estimates 100.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 68.10% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year COST has Outperformed its overall industry.
COST Analyst Recommendation Trends
In the current month, COST has received 4 Buy ratings 0 Hold ratings, and 0 Sell ratings. The COST average analyst price target in the past 3 months is $550.44
In the current month, COST has received 4 Buy ratings 0 Hold ratings, and 0 Sell ratings. The COST average analyst price target in the past 3 months is $550.44

COST Stock Forecast FAQ

What is COST’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Costco’s 12-month average price target is $550.44.
    What is COST’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Costco has 10.79% upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target.
      Can I see which stocks the top-ranking analysts are rating?
      Yes, go to the Analysts’ Top Stocks tool to see stocks with a Strong Buy or Strong Sell analyst rating consensus, according to the top performers.
        How can I follow the stock ratings of top Wall Street analysts?
        Head over to our Expert Center to see a list of the top 100 Wall Street analysts and follow the analysts of your choice. Visit their profiles for more details about their stock ratings and see how they perform on a stock-by-stock basis.
          Is COST a Buy, Sell or Hold?
          Costco has a conensus rating of Strong Buy which is based on 13 buy ratings, 4 hold ratings and 0 sell ratings.
            What is Costco’s price target?
            The average price target for Costco is $550.44. This is based on 17 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
            The highest analyst price target is $610.00 ,the lowest forecast is $455.00. The average price target represents 10.79% Increase from the current price of $496.81.
              What do analysts say about Costco?
              Costco’s analyst rating consensus is a ‘Strong Buy. This is based on the ratings of 17 Wall Streets Analysts.

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