Mercer Capital Advisers Inc. now owns 687 shares of the retailer's stock worth $110,000 after purchasing an additional 23 shares during the period.
More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Costco Has A Looming Cardboard Problem" on October 22, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: "Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Is a Great Buy, Post Rally" published on October 27, 2017, Fool.com published: "Better Buy: Costco Wholesale Corporation vs. Wal-Mart" on November 01, 2017. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a $0.50 dividend. About 370,639 shares traded. Targa Resources Corp (TRGP) has risen 18.42% since November 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500.
Jones Financial Companies Lllp decreased Pepsico Inc (PEP) stake by 3.69% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Magellan Asset Management Ltd now owns 4,362,576 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $732,000,000 after buying an additional 532,896 shares during the last quarter. Pepsico Inc now has $163.09 billion valuation. After the latest check-in, company stock is -0.57% off of the 50 day high and 11.67% away from the 50 day low price. About 1.01 million shares traded. (WSTG) has risen 22.67% since November 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.98% the S&P500.
Roundview Capital Llc, which manages about $323.08 million and $342.80 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Usg Corp (NYSE:USG) by 20,200 shares to 26,441 shares, valued at $767,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 41,396 shares of the company's stock, valued at $6,647,369.68. Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) was reduced too.
A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for COST producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 1.41% and for the month booked as 1.45%. Its up 0.27, from 1.11 in 2017Q1. Finally, Ledyard National Bank increased its holdings in shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation by 19.1% in the 2nd quarter.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The retailer reported $2.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.02 by $0.06. Partnervest Advisory Services Lc accumulated 1,405 shares. Trillium Asset Mngmt Limited Liability reported 66,329 shares or 0.63% of all its holdings. 1St Source Commercial Bank, a Indiana-based fund reported 7,628 shares. Moreover, Ledyard Savings Bank has 0.02% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 810 shares. Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating and set a $173.00 price objective on shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation in a research report on Monday, October 9th.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd Acquires 6,814 Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)" was first reported by TrueBlueTribune and is the sole property of of TrueBlueTribune. Employees Retirement System Of Texas holds 25,000 shares. Balyasny Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 322,006 shares stake. Schnieders Management Ltd Liability has invested 0.55% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Stillwater Investment Management Limited Company invested in 12,932 shares. Cleararc Capital Inc has invested 0.28% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Kentucky-based Cullinan Associates has invested 0.1% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Therefore 64% are positive. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of Costco Wholesale from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and upped their price target for the stock from $170.00 to $185.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 20th. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, October 6 with "Buy". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, December 9 by Deutsche Bank. Roundview Capital Llc who had been investing in Costco Wholesale Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $74.72 billion market cap company. Also, Director John W. Meisenbach sold 1,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, October 6 report. The firm has "Positive" rating by Susquehanna given on Friday, February 10. Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $168.0 target in Thursday, September 28 report. Hines Daniel M. sold 5,000 shares worth $906,598. McKay John D sold $544,810 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Monday, June 5. Insiders have sold 30,842 shares of company stock valued at $5,128,658 over the last three months. Its up 0.15, from 1.07 in 2017Q1. Sei Invests invested in 366,654 shares. 87 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. Union Bankshares Corporation has 0.13% invested in Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW). Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd reported 58,545 shares stake. Alphamark Advsrs Limited Liability holds 461 shares. 16,400 are held by Kbc Gp Nv. Cipher Cap LP accumulated 5,636 shares or 0.07% of the stock. The earnings per share growth over the next five years are expected to be 9.51%. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.09% in Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW). The Tennessee-based Chickasaw Capital Management Llc has invested 7.47% in the stock. Pennsylvania Tru has invested 0.06% in Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW). The firm owned 18,742 shares of the retailer's stock after selling 10,262 shares during the quarter. Ifc Hldgs Inc Fl has invested 0.08% in Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW). Cypress Cap Group has invested 0.09% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Therefore 42% are positive. Almanack Investment Partners LLC. acquired a new stake in shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation during the second quarter worth $101,000. Finally, Vetr raised shares of Costco Wholesale from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $175.48 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, January 19th. $906,504 worth of stock was sold by Murphy James P. on Wednesday, June 7. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Hold" on Friday, June 16. KeyBanc Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $106 target. On Tuesday, January 5 the stock rating was initiated by Seaport Global Securities with "Accumulate".