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Two Worthy Stocks comparison for Investors: Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST), Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE:KNX)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST), ended its previous trading session at $247.44 showing a gain of 2.77000000000001 or 1.13 percent with respect to the price of $244.67 when stock market opened. The company traded 1.8 Million shares over the course of the trading day. Giving the average volume of 1.88 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 440.28 Million.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) is currently trading lower than its price target which is set to $250.17 by the analyst. The stock is -0.51% Below its 1-Year High which is $248.70. COST has a difference of 30.57% from its 1 year low which stands at $189.51. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 2.2. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Performance Snapshot

The stock performed exceptionally bad in the previous week which depicts an decrease of 1.63 percent in the shares price. The company added about 0.86% in its share price over 1-Month. While taking about the performance of the stock over 1-year interval is 26.58 Percent. COST currently shows 21.47% as its year to date performance.

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Price Insight

The stock needs to grow about $2.72999999999999 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are 1.37%, 2.86% and 9.16 percent respectively. The stock trades about 1.05 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 440.28 Million. COST gained about 5.53 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 3.96. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 57.59 and 0.94.

While talking about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 0.74 and 7.86 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.

Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE:KNX)

Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE:KNX), closed the last trading session at $31.64 with increase of $0.650000000000002 or 2.1 percent against the opening price of $30.99. The trading day volume of the company stands at 1.78 Million shares while the average trading volume of Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE:KNX) is 1.94 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 172.32 Million.

The price target of Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE:KNX) is currently set at 41.59 by the analysts. The stock is $-27.01 Below its 1-Year High which is $43.35. KNX hit its 1-Year low price of $23.27. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 2. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

Performance Indicators of Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE:KNX)

The value of the stock increased by 0.96% during the previous week performance. Looking at the 1 month performance of Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE:KNX), the stock dipped -5.78%. While the 1 year performance shows a negative percentage of -20.26 and year to date performance stands at 26.21%.

Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE:KNX) Analytical Review

The stock needs to grow about $9.95 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are -4.08%, -4.19% and -1.94 percent respectively. The stock trades about 23.43 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 172.32 Million. KNX gained about -3.74 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 1.19. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 45.95 and 1.9.

While talking about Knight Transportation, Inc. (NYSE:KNX) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 1.03 and 0.99 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.