(AMZN), Target Corporation (TGT) and Wal-Mart (WMT) Shine at the Stock Market


For Amazon Wine select orders,, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has announced a 1-shipping program. Share of, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) closed at a value of $382.19 yesterday. Institutional ownership of the stock is 69.40% and its insider ownership is 18.70%. There are outstanding shares of 457.00 million in the share capital of the stock out of these a share volume of 372.34 million is being floated in the market.

The most recent quarter’s earnings growth for Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) are not as strong as what was expected; it was mainly because the retailer was a victim of softness of foreign currency, high overhead expenses and low profits on gasoline. The first quarter profit growth failed to meet the expected figures from Wall Street only six cents per shares even though higher sales for same-store abroad and in the US were reported by Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) opened at $118.10; the stock went up as high as $120.30 during the session of the trading; towards the end of day’s trading the stock dipped down by -1.22% and closed at a value of $118.57. Weekly performance of the stock was -3.58%.

New iPhones will be available on a special holiday sale to its customers on Friday at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT); the news came from L.A. Times. Customers will be able to get an iPhone 5c contract for two years for $27; this contract was routinely offered at $99. While Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) gave a Black Friday sale offer of $45 on iPhone 5c. The average volume share of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) stock on the last day of trading was 5.78 million. The stock opened at a value of $79.10 and went up as high as $79.72; after going down by 0.01% the share closed at a value of $79.09.

Third quarter adjusted earnings for Buoyed by Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) exceeded expectations and that is why Zacks gave a “Zacks Rank #3 (HOLD)” to Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT). Share of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) dipped down by -0.36% on the 11th of December and ended at $62.93. Stock’s range over 52 weeks was between $58.01 and $73.50. Average volume share of the stock was 5.84 million on the last session of trading; stock’s market capitalization is valued at $39.78 billion and it has outstanding shares of 632.09 million in company’s capital share.