Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 52,529 shares in the company, valued at $10,148,602.80. Bb Biotech Ag who had been investing in Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.83 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.44% or $2.63 during the last trading session, reaching $179.64. About 137,203 shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.95% the S&P500.
Zevin Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) by 139.15% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company Ltd acquired 8,180 shares as Costco Whsl Corp New (COST)'s stock rose 1.54%. The Capital Research Global Investors holds 9.68 million shares with $1.59B value, up from 9.28M last quarter. 2,446,745 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,390,000. ZOOK DENNIS R also sold $810,788 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Wednesday, October 25. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500. The retailer reported $1.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.35 by $0.01. COST's profit will be $636.71M for 32.68 P/E if the $1.45 EPS becomes a reality. Shikiar Asset Management owns 0.24% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 3,350 shares. Freestone Capital Holdings Llc acquired 2,616 shares as Home Depot Inc (HD)'s stock rose 9.30%.
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Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. The company was maintained on Friday, December 15 by Guggenheim. Deutsche Bank initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, November 3 report. The stock of Nostrum Oil and Gas PLC (LON:NOG) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 7 by Panmure Gordon. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, May 27 by RBC Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Tuesday, August 8 report. Los Angeles Cap Mgmt And Equity invested 0.17% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, May 26. (NASDAQ:COST) opened at $189.03 on Friday. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $190.18. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 22 with "Hold".
Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 sales for $22.21 million activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $937,421 was sold by Murphy James P. MEISENBACH JOHN W had sold 1,000 shares worth $164,920 on Monday, October 2.
Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December 14th. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$38.25 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$29.61.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 69 investors sold COST shares while 383 reduced holdings.
A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the business. 796.24 million shares or 3.15% less from 822.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bailard Inc accumulated 34,843 shares. 8,211 were reported by Rmb Capital Mngmt Limited Liability. 159,216 are owned by Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability. Nostrum Oil and Gas PLC (LON:NOG) has 0.00% since March 1, 2017 and is. Bnp Paribas Asset Holding owns 1.14M shares for 1.02% of their portfolio. Rathbone Brothers Plc accumulated 129,240 shares or 0.92% of the stock. New York-based Focused Wealth Management has invested 0% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). 83,934 are held by Badgley Phelps Bell. The West Virginia-based Wesbanco Bancorporation has invested 0.12% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST).
Opus Capital Group Llc, which manages about $2.09 billion and $439.70 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Short (VCSH) by 6,074 shares to 161,978 shares, valued at $12.98 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. JP Morgan maintained the shares of COST in report on Monday, October 5 with "Overweight" rating. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 0.12% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). The insider MOULTON PAUL G sold $1.40 million. (NYSE:HD) shares. The insider Menear Craig A sold 113,687 shares worth $20.89M. Shares for $680,303 were sold by Dinarello Charles A. It also increased its holding in Danaher Corp Del (NYSE:DHR) by 4,809 shares in the quarter, for a total of 62,481 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (SLQD).
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.50 per share. 0 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. Garrison Fincl Corporation stated it has 0.15% in The Home Depot, Inc. 11,824 are held by Woodmont Invest Counsel Ltd Co. Ssi Invest Management accumulated 1,001 shares. Smithfield Tru Company stated it has 808 shares. Deutsche Bancshares Ag owns 78,423 shares. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 10 think it is Hold. Hedeker Wealth Limited Liability owns 46,511 shares for 1.84% of their portfolio. Mcf Ltd Limited Liability Company, a Kentucky-based fund reported 58 shares. (NYSE:V). Polar Capital Limited Liability Partnership reported 941,896 shares. Baldwin Brothers Incorporated Ma has invested 1.78% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 1,894 shares. 35,312 are held by Bryn Mawr Trust. Endurance Wealth Mgmt invested in 0.19% or 6,900 shares. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-one have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 75% are positive. California Public Employees Retirement System's holdings in Costco Wholesale were worth $207,436,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The firm has "Hold" rating by Stephens given on Wednesday, February 7. The company was maintained on Monday, November 9 by Telsey Advisory Group. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Buy" on Tuesday, February 6. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 21 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, February 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. (NYSE:CUBI) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by FBR Capital. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned "Outperform" rating by William Blair on Friday, June 10. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, December 8 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, July 29 with "Buy".