Is COST Stock a Buy After Earnings? 3 Analysts Weigh In on Costco.

Costco (NASDAQ:COST) stock is on the move Friday as analysts weigh in on the company following the release of the retailer’s fiscal Q2 2022 earnings report.

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The Costco earnings report saw the company reporting diluted earnings per share of $2.92 alongside revenue of $51.9 billion. Both of these are up compared to the same period of the year prior. They also both beat out Wall Street’s estimates of $2.74 per share on revenue of $51.51 billion.

Even though Costco beat out estimates for its fiscal second quarter of the year, it didn’t impress investors as shares are sliding today. Let’s see if analysts are taking a similar stance on the company.

Is COST Stock a Buy After Earnings

  • BMO Capital starts us off as the firm maintains its “outperform” rating for COST stock and ups its price target to $580 per share. That represents a potential 8.8% increase over its closing price on Thursday.
  • Telsey Advisory Group is next with a continued “outperform” rating and increased $615 per share price prediction for the stock. This has it expecting a possible 15.4% upside from yesterday’s closing price.
  • Truist Securities is our last analyst insight for COST stock with it initiating coverage with a “buy” rating and a price target of $606 per share. That’s a potential 13.7% jump compared to the stock’s closing price on Thursday.

When it comes to stock movement, COST hasn’t quite traded 1 million shares as of Friday morning. That’s below its daily average trading volume of 2.6 million shares.

COST stock is down 3.6% as of Friday morning.

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