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Washington-based Costco Wholesale Corp.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 0.32% lower at $187.22 with a total trading volume of 3.00 million shares. Over the last month and the previous three months, the Company's shares have advanced 13.43% and 17.54%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 21.66% since the start of this year. Shares of the Company are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 12.25% and 14.04%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Costco Wholesale, which together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 79.38.
On November 29th, 2017, Costco Wholesale reported net sales of $11.26 billion for the month of November, the four weeks ended November 26th, 2017, an increase of 13.2% from $9.95 billion during the similar period last year. For the twelve-week first quarter of fiscal year 2018 ended November 26th, 2017, the Company reported net sales of $31.13 billion, an increase of 13.3% from $27.47 billion reported in the twelve-week first quarter of fiscal 2017.
On December 04th, 2017, research firm MoffettNathanson initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock. Free Access to this morning's research report on COST at:
Shares in Virginia-based Dollar Tree Inc. declined 0.35%, ending yesterday's session at $105.52 with a total trading volume of 2.06 million shares. The stock has gained 12.99% in the past month, 26.78% in the previous three months, and 36.72% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 12.93% above their 50-day moving average and 30.80% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Dollar Tree, which operates variety retail stores in the US and Canada, have an RSI of 75.07.
On November 21st, 2017, Dollar Tree reported results for its third fiscal quarter ended October 28th, 2017. Consolidated net sales increased to $5.32 billion in Q3 2017, gross profit increased to $1.67 billion, operating income increased to $425.2 million, and net income increased to $239.9 million. During the quarter, the Company opened 169 stores, expanded or relocated 23 stores, and closed six stores.
On December 04th, 2017, research firm MoffettNathanson initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock. Find your free research report DLTR at:
On Wednesday, Minnesota headquartered Target Corp.'s stock saw a drop of 2.38%, to close the day at $60.72. A total volume of 5.51 million shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 2.41% in the last one month and 3.94% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 2.52% and 7.63% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Target have an RSI of 55.54.
On November 15th, 2017, Target reported its results for the three months ended October 28th, 2017. Sales increased to $16.7 billion in Q3 2017; gross margin was $5.0 billion; and SG&A expenses were $3.5 billion. Net interest expense for the quarter was $254 million, and net earnings were $480 million.
On December 04th, 2017, research firm MoffettNathanson initiated a 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock. Sign up today for the free research report on TGT at:
Shares in New Jersey-based Burlington Stores Inc. ended the day 1.51% lower at $108.58. A total volume of 776,295 shares was traded. The stock has gained 10.11% in the last one month, 22.69% in the previous three months, and 28.12% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 12.47% and 16.41%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Burlington Stores have an RSI of 65.70.
On November 21st, 2017, Burlington Stores announced its results for Q3 ended October 28th, 2017. Total sales for Q3 2017 increased to $1.44 billion; gross margin expanded to 42.2%; and SG&A expenses were $480 million. Net income for the quarter increased to $45 million, and adjusted EBITDA increased to $134 million.
On November 22nd, 2017, research firm Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $110 a share to $116 a share. Register today for the free report on BURL at:
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