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Market Cap $M54,976Revenue $M105,156Net Margin (%)1.8Z-Score5.8
Enterprise Value $M53,673EPS $4.6Operating Margin %2.8F-Score6
P/E(ttm))28.2Cash Flow Per Share $6.1Pre-tax Margin (%)2.8Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book4.810-y EBITDA Growth Rate %10.1Quick Ratio0.6Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.55-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.7Current Ratio1.2Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow16.1y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %3.5ROA % (ttm)6.3Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.1Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)17.7Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %29.0Shares Outstanding M438ROI % (ttm)13.5Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with COST

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
COSTPRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.06%$110.65 - $118.23
($114.71)
$ 125.119%Reduce -50.98%457,450
COSTPRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.07%$110.18 - $119.02
($114.58)
$ 125.119%Reduce -35.07%933,150
COSTPRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.08%$103.61 - $114.83
($109.33)
$ 125.1114%Reduce -26.04%1,436,250
COSTRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$103.61 - $114.83
($109.33)
$ 125.1114%Sold Out0
COSTRay Dalio 2013-03-31 Buy 0.01%$98.73 - $106.64
($102.24)
$ 125.1122%New holding, 13306 sh.13,306
COSTMeridian Funds 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.63%$98.73 - $106.64
($102.24)
$ 125.1122%Sold Out0
COSTGeorge Soros 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.47%$98.73 - $106.64
($102.24)
$ 125.1122%Sold Out0
COSTGeorge Soros 2012-12-31 Buy 0.47%$94.47 - $105.95
($98.25)
$ 125.1127%New holding, 400000 sh.400,000
COSTPRIMECAP Management 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.14%$94.47 - $105.95
($98.25)
$ 125.1127%Reduce -27.21%2,359,150
COSTRay Dalio 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.02%$94.47 - $105.95
($98.25)
$ 125.1127%Sold Out0
COSTRay Dalio 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.02%$93.66 - $102.67
($97.01)
$ 125.1129%Reduce -49.78%12,806
COSTRay Dalio 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.05%$82.45 - $94.33
($87.29)
$ 125.1143%Reduce -57.71%25,500
COSTRay Dalio 2012-03-31 Add0.02%$79.01 - $91.52
($78.89)
$ 125.1159%Add 36.42%60,301
COSTMeridian Funds 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.15%$79.01 - $91.52
($78.89)
$ 125.1159%Reduce -25.08%161,900
COSTRay Dalio 2011-12-31 Reduce-0.12%$79.02 - $87.47
($83.3)
$ 125.1150%Reduce -67.9%44,201
COSTRon Baron 2011-12-31 Reduce-0.03%$79.02 - $87.47
($83.3)
$ 125.1150%Reduce -81.41%10,274
COSTDodge & Cox 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.0003%$79.02 - $87.47
($83.3)
$ 125.1150%Sold Out0
COSTRon Baron 2011-09-30 Add0.01%$70.39 - $85.07
($79.47)
$ 125.1157%Add 28.64%55,274
COSTRay Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.21%$70.39 - $85.07
($79.16)
$ 125.1158%Reduce -56.62%137,701
COSTMeridian Funds 2011-09-30 Reduce-0.17%$70.39 - $85.07
($79.47)
$ 125.1157%Reduce -23.21%238,600
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

COST is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
COST Warren Buffett 2014-06-304,333,3630.990.46
COST Tom Gayner 2014-06-3039,0000.010.13
COST Ruane Cunniff 2014-06-30740,0200.170.45-0.03%
COST Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30106,3200.020.06-2.06%
COST Ron Baron 2014-06-3015,97300.01-4.35%
COST PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30457,4500.10.06-50.98%
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COST: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VP 2014-09-02Sell600$1213.57view
Rose Timothy L.Executive VP 2014-08-21Sell5,439$121.53.14view
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFO 2014-08-20Sell6,000$121.163.43view
BROTMAN JEFFREY HChairman of the Board 2014-08-15Sell161,445$118.236view
GALANTI RICHARD AExecutive VP and CFO 2014-08-14Sell12,068$118.975.34view
JAMES HAMILTON EDirector 2014-08-11Sell12,915$119.125.2view
McKay John DExecutive Vice President 2014-08-11Sell12,000$118.945.36view
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VP 2014-08-01Sell600$117.86.38view
LAZARUS FRANZ EExecutive VP 2014-07-01Sell600$115.298.7view
CARSON BENJAMIN SRDirector 2014-06-17Sell10,915$115.698.32view

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    Quarterly/Annual Reports about COST:

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    Why You Should Invest In Kroger Sep 05 2014 
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