Country Icon

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Consumer Services   Sub-Sector: Department/Specialty Retail Stores
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Wed, 11 Oct 2017NoneDojiWed, 04 Oct 2017-4.44%
***Stock database and scans are updated around midnight (New York time) every trading day.
157.91 0.00 (0%) Oct 18 12:41pm EDT
Open: 158.84 Range: 157.30 - 158.84 Vol: 1.48M Avg Vol: 3.58M
EPS: 6.08 P/E ratio: 25.97 EBITDA: 5.35B Mkt Cap: 69.02B
Analyze "COST" - FREE 30 Day Trial of Market Analyst 7
Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 158.70
Medium Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 162.07
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 159.23
Long Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 200 day moving average at 165.39
* Data normalized for Splits & Dividends. Report data issues
How to use this info: Stock Timing With Moving Averages
Daily Chart of COST

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Costco Wholesale Corporation" (COST)?

COST is trading below its 200 day moving average and objectively, many will consider the long term trend to be down. Care must however be taken with this view as in its last 52 week trading history, it is noted that COST has been range bound with a slight upward bias, having traded above the 200 SMA about 52% of the time. For the medium term, the 50 day moving average is generally in a trading range with a bearish downward bias. The 20 day moving average is also range bound, although it manages to maintain a bullish bias. Objectively, as long as COST is trading below its 200 SMA, rallies will be sold into and this stock faces tough resistance above. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "COST".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $179.93* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Wed, 11 Oct 2017
Consumer Services Stocks Above 200 Day Moving-Average
TickerNameTrend AnalysisSupport/Resistance
HMNYHelios & Matheson Information Technology IncBuy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
KSSKohl's Corporation Common StockBuy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
WLDNWilldan Group, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
AMCXAMC Networks Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
STRSStratus Properties, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
CSSCSS Industries, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
AREAlexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
SHOSunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
LACOLakes Entertainment, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots
HFHFF, Inc.Buy, Sell or HoldTrading Levels & Pivots