The insider MEISENBACH JOHN W sold 1,000 shares worth $157,590. The institutional investor held 197,712 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $32.48 million, up from 179,041 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gotham Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Las Vegas Sands Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $56.12 billion market cap company.
In related news, Director James D. Sinegal sold 30,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 17th. About 6.20M shares traded or 74.76% up from the average. (NYSE:LVS) has risen 28.09% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending.
Teacher Retirement System Of Texas increased Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) stake by 24.83% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 8,654 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,585,932.04. After $1.36 actual earnings per share reported by Costco Wholesale Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.41% EPS growth. Costco Wholesale Corp. now has $79.36B valuation. (NYSE:GS) shares were trading higher by 1.2 percent ($2.95) at $249.3 a piece in Sunday's session. 2,505,935 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,640,000.
Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 14th. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500. Therefore 50% are positive. Delek Logistics Partners had 15 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with "Hold" on Monday, March 7. Finally, Gordon Haskett upgraded shares of Costco Wholesale from an "accumulate" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $191.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 12th. (GS) has a market cap of $92.92 billion and over the last 12 months, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:RDN) rating on Wednesday, December 20. Robert W. Baird has "Buy" rating and $20000 target. The firm has "Hold" rating by SP Angel given on Wednesday, September 9. Barclays Capital has "Equal-Weight" rating and $180 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 29 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Monday, February 22, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. The Chesley Taft & Associates Llc holds 102,736 shares with $16.88M value, up from 89,301 last quarter. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Scottsdale Fds (VCIT) by 5,243 shares in the quarter, for a total of 184,424 shares, and has risen its stake in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE).
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 14 investors sold FRME shares while 51 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 14 raised stakes. PORTERA JOSEPH P sold $1.93 million worth of stock. Tradewinds Cap Mngmt Limited Co accumulated 10,329 shares or 0.87% of the stock. Bbva Compass Commercial Bank accumulated 0.18% or 16,342 shares. Univest Of Pennsylvania holds 1.47% or 21,214 shares. Bb&T Lc reported 106,476 shares stake. Salem Invest Counselors stated it has 725 shares. Fmr Limited Liability Co invested in 0.01% or 1.01M shares. 48,079 are owned by Product Ptnrs Llc. 2,339 are owned by Boyd Watterson Asset Limited Liability Company Oh. Major Drilling Group International Inc.
The average 1-year price target for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Payden & Rygel decreased Digital Realty Reit (NYSE:DLR) stake by 3,600 shares to 111,000 valued at $13.14 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced its holding in Harvard Bioscience Inc (NASDAQ:HBIO) by 116,203 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 177,491 shares, and cut its stake in Alphabet Inc. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 0 are positive. People's Utah Bancorp had 3 analyst reports since October 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Friday, May 26 with "Buy" rating. Rose Timothy L. had sold 5,000 shares worth $966,000. As per Thursday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Murphy James P. sold $937,421 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Friday, January 5. Vetr upgraded Costco Wholesale from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $200.28 target price for the company in a report on Monday. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, August 3. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $19000 target in Friday, May 26 report. The other 18 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan on Friday, September 11 with "Overweight".
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.35 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.24, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 69 investors sold COST shares while 383 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. Arete Wealth Advisors invested in 0.18% or 2,745 shares. 284.19 million shares or 2.24% less from 290.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cornerstone Mngmt Hldgs Ltd, New York-based fund reported 133,708 shares. Highlander Cap Limited Com reported 5,622 shares. Hsbc Holdg Public Ltd invested in 377,783 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Stock Yards Natl Bank & invested 0.18% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). CKW Financial Group increased its stake in Costco Wholesale Corporation by 33.1% in the 1st quarter. Aqr Mgmt Ltd owns 175,265 shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. Three Peaks Capital Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1.63% of its portfolio in Amur Minerals Corporation (LON:AMC) for 751,503 shares. Blume Management Inc, California-based fund reported 11,190 shares. This is a boost from Costco Wholesale Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.45. Bingham Osborn Scarborough Ltd Liability Com reported 3,223 shares. 2,065 were reported by Drexel Morgan &.
Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 16 insider sales for $22.37 million activity. On Wednesday, October 25 the insider ZOOK DENNIS R sold $810,788. Vachris Roland Michael had sold 5,200 shares worth $977,510 on Monday, January 8. Benjamin F Edwards Incorporated has 0.34% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 17,396 shares. 5,000 shares were sold by GALANTI RICHARD A, worth $802,892 on Friday, October 20.