Costco Whsl New (COST) Holding Maintained by Madrona Financial Services Llc; Gam Holding Ag Decreased Holding in Hdfc Bank LTD (HDB) by $6.12 Million as Share Price Declined

May 25, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Madrona Financial Services Llc increased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) by 528.96% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Madrona Financial Services Llc bought 20,127 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.86% with the market. The institutional investor held 23,932 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.45M, up from 3,805 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Madrona Financial Services Llc who had been investing in Costco Whsl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $87.04B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $198.36. About 1.18M shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 14.69% since May 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.14% the S&P500.




Gam Holding Ag decreased its stake in Hdfc Bank Ltd (HDB) by 54.11% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gam Holding Ag sold 60,600 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.80% with the market. The institutional investor held 51,400 shares of the commercial banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.23M, down from 112,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gam Holding Ag who had been investing in Hdfc Bank Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $76.89 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.00% or $0.96 during the last trading session, reaching $96.94. About 565,762 shares traded. HDFC Bank Limited (NYSE:HDB) has risen 30.17% since May 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.62% the S&P500.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 sales for $22.24 million activity. Shares for $580,230 were sold by MEISENBACH JOHN W. 17,000 Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares with value of $3.15 million were sold by Rose Timothy L.. $2.41M worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by Miller Russell D. $977,510 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by Vachris Roland Michael. 5,000 shares were sold by Murphy James P., worth $937,421 on Friday, January 5. LIBENSON RICHARD M had sold 20,000 shares worth $3.86 million on Monday, December 18.

Among 33 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Costco Wholesale had 128 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, October 18 by Wells Fargo. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Monday, June 26 to “Outperform”. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 8 by Robert W. Baird. On Monday, November 9 the stock rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Neutral”. On Thursday, August 24 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim on Wednesday, November 22 with “Hold”. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) earned “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Thursday, April 12. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of COST in report on Wednesday, June 28 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 3. The company was maintained on Monday, December 5 by Deutsche Bank.

More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Trade of the Day: Costco Wholesale Corporation Leads the Breakout” on May 17, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, United Financial, Cadiz, Spark Energy …” published on May 25, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Holiday Weekend Ahead After Another Course Of Retail Earnings, Geopolitics” on May 25, 2018. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports April Sales Results” published on May 10, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Costco Auto Program Announces Nationwide Special Offer with Volvo” with publication date: May 04, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.21, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 64 investors sold COST shares while 442 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 364 raised stakes. 308.22 million shares or 1.23% more from 304.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Dnb Asset As reported 58,802 shares. Norris Perne & French Llp Mi has 84,969 shares for 2.3% of their portfolio. Moreover, Tarbox Family Office has 0.13% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 1,741 shares. Mckinley Carter Wealth Ser holds 0.94% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 14,656 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Secs Holding has invested 0.3% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Archford Strategies Llc holds 0.35% or 5,122 shares in its portfolio. Wyoming-based Cypress Management Ltd Liability Corporation (Wy) has invested 0.6% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). General Invsts holds 118,781 shares or 2.15% of its portfolio. Tiverton Asset Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0.69% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 58,905 shares. Atalanta Sosnoff Limited Liability holds 0.4% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 66,902 shares. Hitchwood Mngmt Lp owns 180,000 shares. Exchange Management owns 9,967 shares. Boston Common Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 33,339 shares or 0.74% of the stock. Company Of Oklahoma stated it has 12,187 shares. Element Mgmt Limited Liability Company owns 251,413 shares for 1.16% of their portfolio.

Gam Holding Ag, which manages about $3.26B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Yum China Hldgs Inc by 342,896 shares to 362,226 shares, valued at $14.50M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cdw Corp (NASDAQ:CDW) by 35,380 shares in the quarter, for a total of 42,580 shares, and has risen its stake in Cerner Corp (NASDAQ:CERN).

Another recent and important HDFC Bank Limited (NYSE:HDB) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Best Wealth-Building Money-Center Bank Stocks By Market-Maker Forecast Now” on May 03, 2018.

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