Discount stores

Where are Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) shares falling in the discount store space after rising 4.25% this week?

Hill 64 InvestorsObserver puts Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) stock at the top of the discount store industry. In addition to scoring more than 75% of stocks in the discount store industry, COST’s overall rating of 64 means the stock scores better than 64% of all stocks.

COST has an overall score of 64. Find out what this means for you and get the rest of the ranking on COST!

What do these notes mean?

Stock analysis can be difficult. There are tons of numbers and ratios out there, and it can be hard to remember what they all mean and what counts as “good” for a given value. InvestorsObserver ranks stocks on eight different metrics. We categorize most of our scores by percentiles to make it easier for investors to understand. A score of 64 means the stock is more attractive than 64% of stocks. This ranking system incorporates many factors used by analysts to compare stocks in more detail. This allows you to find the best stocks available in any industry with relative ease. These percentile-ranked scores using both fundamental and technical analysis provide investors with an easy way to see the attractiveness of specific stocks. Stocks with the highest scores have the best valuations by analysts working on Wall Street.

What’s going on with Costco Wholesale Corporation stock today?

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) stock is up 3.01% while the S&P 500 is down -1.7% at 11:39 a.m. Monday, March 7. COST is $15.82 higher than the previous closing price of $525.50 on volume of 1,431,122 shares. Over the past year, the S&P 500 has risen 11.35%, while COST has risen 73.82%. COST has earned $12.40 per share over the past 12 months, giving it a price-earnings ratio of 43.78. Click here for the full Costco Wholesale Corporation stock report.

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