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COST COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION StockScouter® Report

8

StockScouter® Score

COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION, a large cap value company in the consumer services sector, is expected to slightly outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk

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Summary

Positives

  • The enterprise value-to-sales ratio is much lower than the average for comparably-sized companies in the StockScouter universe. Very Positive
  • The multi-period measure of relative price change and consistency is well above average. Positive
  • One or more less experienced analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for COST. Positive/Neutral

 

Concerns

  • The ratio of COST’s forward price-to-earnings multiple to its estimated growth rate is well above the average of comparably-sized companies in the StockScouter universe. Negative

 

Short-term Outlook

Over the next 1-2 months, StockScouter forecasts that large cap stocks will be in favor, value stocks will be in favor, and consumer services stocks will be in favor.

Expected Risk/Return

Progress: 20% done.
Progress: 80% done.
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Core Model Grades

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A

Previous Ratings

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