Expenses clip Costco in FQ3

|About: Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)|By:, SA News Editor

Costco (COST) misses the EPS estimates of analysts with its FQ3 report as expenses rose faster than anticipated.

The company saw comparable-store sales increase 5% in the U.S. and 3% Internationally during the period.

Membership fees +5.6% to $561M.

Operating expenses +7.2% to $222.55B.

COST -0.9% premarket