Costco (NASDAQ:COST) Reports Mixed Q2 Results

Costco (NASDAQ:COST) reported fiscal Q2 EPS of $0.70, ex-items, missing consensus estimates of $0.72.

Sales in the quarter rose 11.3% year-over-year to $18.74 billion, and came in ahead of consensus estimates of $18.53 billion.

Costco reported comparable-store sales in the quarter rose 9%, reflecting increases of 5% in the U.S. and 26% internationally.