Autus Asset Management Has Trimmed By $340,470 Its Costco Whsl New (COST) Holding; JTEKT CORPORATION ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (JTEKF) SI Decreased By 32.31%

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JTEKT CORPORATION ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (OTCMKTS:JTEKF) had a decrease of 32.31% in short interest. JTEKF’s SI was 718,100 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 32.31% from 1.06 million shares previously. It closed at $13 lastly. It is down 0.00% since February 1, 2018 and is . It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

Autus Asset Management Llc decreased Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) stake by 2.73% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Autus Asset Management Llc sold 1,455 shares as Costco Whsl Corp New (COST)’s stock declined 8.44%. The Autus Asset Management Llc holds 51,922 shares with $12.20 million value, down from 53,377 last quarter. Costco Whsl Corp New now has $94.54 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.55% or $3.28 during the last trading session, reaching $214.63. About 628 shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 19.58% since February 1, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.58% the S&P500. Some Historical COST News: 18/04/2018 – INTERVIEW-UPS goes Groupon, launching discounts for retailers; 11/04/2018 – Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports March Sales Results; 07/03/2018 – COSTCO BEGINS ANALYST CALL; 20/04/2018 – DJ Costco Wholesale Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (COST); 09/05/2018 – Costco Wholesale April Sales $10.81 Billion, Up 13.1%; 08/05/2018 – Subscribers: Disregard Costco Earnings Headline; 09/05/2018 – COSTCO APRIL COMP SALES EX-GAS UP 7.9%, EST. UP 6.60%; 07/03/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP – QTRLY COMPARABLE SALES UP 5.4 PCT, W/O GAS INFLATION & FX; 19/04/2018 – National Business Group on Health Recognizes Costco Wholesale Corporation with 2018 Helen Darling Award for Excellence in Health Care Value and Innovation; 30/05/2018 – Costco Conference Call Scheduled By Stuart Frankel for Jun. 7

Investors sentiment is 1.11 in Q3 2018. Its the same as in 2018Q2. It is without change, as 34 investors sold COST shares while 432 reduced holdings. only 136 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. 298.17 million shares or 2.49% less from 305.79 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Piedmont Advisors invested 0.36% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Chesley Taft Assocs Lc reported 1.94% stake. Tokio Marine Asset Ltd, a Japan-based fund reported 1,384 shares. The Texas-based Highland Management Limited Partnership has invested 0.02% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Mckinley Carter Wealth holds 16,123 shares. Ing Groep Nv, a Netherlands-based fund reported 123,025 shares. Vident Investment Advisory Limited Liability reported 0.17% stake. West Coast Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.55% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Greatmark Invest Ptnrs stated it has 1,435 shares. L & S Advsr has 0.11% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). 3,692 were reported by Baxter Bros. Harvest Cap Mgmt has 2,100 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Cetera Advisor Ntwk Ltd Co invested in 19,595 shares. Kistler accumulated 0.26% or 2,685 shares. Pension Ser has 386,842 shares.

More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “5 Divorce Mistakes That Can Cost You – Nasdaq” on January 31, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Costco (COST) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know – Nasdaq” published on January 29, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “China offered to nearly halve cost of Malaysia’s $20-bln rail project – Nasdaq” on January 31, 2019. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “TalkTalk’s customer acquisition costs to hit earnings – Nasdaq” published on February 01, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: COST, ATU, EROS – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 25, 2019.

Autus Asset Management Llc increased Vanguard Scottsdale Fds (VCIT) stake by 8,679 shares to 232,721 valued at $19.44M in 2018Q3. It also upped Ishares Tr (CSJ) stake by 53,842 shares and now owns 108,444 shares. Vanguard Index Fds (VNQ) was raised too.

Among 9 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Costco Wholesale had 12 analyst reports since September 4, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 5 report. The company was maintained on Friday, September 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, October 5 report. As per Monday, September 10, the company rating was maintained by Raymond James. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Friday, December 14 report. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, October 5. The company was downgraded on Monday, December 3 by Citigroup. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $250 target in Tuesday, September 4 report. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Friday, September 14 report. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, September 17.

Since September 4, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 insider sales for $15.03 million activity. $5.03M worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares were sold by JELINEK W CRAIG. 1,611 shares were sold by DECKER SUSAN L, worth $332,108 on Friday, January 4. LAZARUS FRANZ E had sold 23,000 shares worth $5.22 million on Thursday, October 25. $458,976 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares were sold by LIBENSON RICHARD M. The insider MEISENBACH JOHN W sold 3,000 shares worth $707,430. Vachris Roland Michael had sold 6,600 shares worth $1.49M on Monday, October 15. $945,940 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by GALANTI RICHARD A.

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