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State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System Has Lowered By $5.22 Million Its Costco Whsl New (COST) Holding; Shorts at Redfin (RDFN) Raised By 32.28%

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Redfin Corporation (NASDAQ:RDFN) had an increase of 32.28% in short interest. RDFN’s SI was 9.87 million shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 32.28% from 7.46 million shares previously. With 1.75M avg volume, 6 days are for Redfin Corporation (NASDAQ:RDFN)’s short sellers to cover RDFN’s short positions. The SI to Redfin Corporation’s float is 24.69%. The stock increased 2.96% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $23.99. About 477,140 shares traded. Redfin Corporation (NASDAQ:RDFN) has 0.00% since April 19, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System decreased Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) stake by 4.36% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System sold 28,043 shares as Costco Whsl Corp New (COST)’s stock declined 1.86%. The State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System holds 614,418 shares with $114.36 million value, down from 642,461 last quarter. Costco Whsl Corp New now has $86.23B valuation. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $196.51. About 1.34M shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 14.69% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.14% the S&P500.

Among 32 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Costco Wholesale had 126 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Friday, October 2. Susquehanna maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating on Thursday, April 12. Susquehanna has “Buy” rating and $23000 target. Vetr upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $158.94 target in Monday, August 24 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Cowen & Co. As per Thursday, October 1, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $144.0 target in Wednesday, September 30 report. Deutsche Bank maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating on Tuesday, May 31. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $195 target. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, December 9 by Piper Jaffray. Wells Fargo upgraded Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Monday, April 16 to “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 15 by Robert W. Baird.

Analysts await Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) to report earnings on May, 24. They expect $1.67 earnings per share, up 19.29% or $0.27 from last year’s $1.4 per share. COST’s profit will be $732.83 million for 29.42 P/E if the $1.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.42 actual earnings per share reported by Costco Wholesale Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.61% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.21, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It dropped, 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. Moreover, Timber Creek Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.03% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Btim owns 516,412 shares. Focused Wealth Inc, a New York-based fund reported 25 shares. Boys Arnold & reported 0.4% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Inverness Counsel Ltd Llc Ny invested in 3,910 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Rwc Asset Management Llp accumulated 38,028 shares. Oak Ridge Limited Liability Corporation reported 92,815 shares or 0.82% of all its holdings. Azimuth Cap Mngmt Llc has invested 0.63% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Vestor Capital Ltd Liability reported 0.02% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Maryland Management owns 2,355 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Tiedemann Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.05% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 3,158 shares. Raab & Moskowitz Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Com accumulated 15,859 shares. Trustees Of Dartmouth College has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Personal reported 191,584 shares. Pennsylvania-based Lincoln National has invested 0.06% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST).

State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System increased Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) stake by 35,700 shares to 453,371 valued at $17.79 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) stake by 8,085 shares and now owns 53,627 shares. Te Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL) was raised too.

Since October 20, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 sales for $21.98 million activity. 20,000 Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares with value of $3.86 million were sold by LIBENSON RICHARD M. PORTERA JOSEPH P also sold $1.93M worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares. 5,000 shares valued at $810,788 were sold by ZOOK DENNIS R on Wednesday, October 25. MOULTON PAUL G sold $2.21 million worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Monday, March 12. $943,080 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by Hines Daniel M.. 5,000 shares were sold by GALANTI RICHARD A, worth $958,087 on Friday, December 22. The insider Rose Timothy L. sold $3.15M.

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