Analyst Information for Costco Wholesale Corporation

$ 287.35   0.57 (+0.20%) Volume: 873.82k 11:32 AM EDT 2-Apr-2020
Consensus Rating Average
Consensus Rating for COST is MODERATE BUY
Since many brokers have different rating systems, we maintain a standard system with an assigned numeric value from 1 to 5. Ratings are a translation of brokers' recommendations to the recommendation scale, which ranges from a rating of 1 (a strong buy) to a rating of 5 (a strong sell).
Rating Scale
Strong Buy 1.0 - 1.5
Moderate Buy 1.6 - 2.5
Hold 2.6 - 3.5
Moderate Sell 3.6 - 4.5
Strong Sell 4.6 - 5.0
Consensus Rating Details
Current Average Recommendation 1.88
Previous Average Recommendation 1.95
Change in Average Recommendation -0.07
Number of Analysts Reporting 21
Strong Buy
1.0
Current: 1.88
Previous: 1.95
Change: -0.07
Strong Sell
5.0
Consensus Rating Industry Comparison
Industry: RETAIL-DISCOUNT
Number of companies in industry with recommendations 10
Rank Recommendation relative to companies in its industry 5
Ranked 5 in Industry
110 RETAIL-DISCOUNT
Analyst Recommendations
Analysts recommending Strong Buy 11
Analysts recommending Moderate Buy 3
Analysts recommending Hold 6
Analysts recommending Moderate Sell 0
Analysts recommending Strong Sell 1
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Recommendations History
  Current 1 Month Ago 2 Months Ago 3 Months Ago
Strong Buy 11 11 9 9
Moderate Buy 3 2 2 2
Hold 6 7 7 8
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 1.88 1.95 2.05 2.10

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