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Costco Wholesale Corp Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

COST dividend stability and growth

Current Dividend per share
$10.00
Current Dividend yield
2.58%
COST's dividend has dropped by more than 10% three time(s) in the last 10 years
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COST dividends have increased over the last 10 years
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COST dividend yield vs industry/market

Current Company
0.76%
Current Industry
1.05%
COST dividends (0.76%) are not in the top 75% of all US listed companies
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COST dividends (0.76%) are not in the top 25% of all US listed companies
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COST dividend payout ratio

Costco Wholesale Corp paid out 28.1% of its net income over the trailing twelve months.
Retained earnings
71.90%
Payout ratio
28.10%
COST earnings are sufficient to cover COST's dividend payouts
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COST dividend dates

Last dividend payment date
Dec 11, 2020
Last ex-dividend date
Dec 1, 2020

Costco Dividends FAQ

Does Costco pay a dividend?

Yes, COST has issued a dividend within the past 12 months.

How much is Costco's dividend?

COST pays a dividend of $2.75 per share. COST's annual dividend yield is 0.76%. Costco's dividend is lower than the US retail industry average of 1.05%, and it is lower than the US market average of 2.43%.

What is Costco's Dividend Payment Date?

Costco's last dividend payment date was on 2020-12-11, when Costco shareholders who owned COST shares before 2020-12-01 received a dividend payment of $10.00 per share. Costco's next dividend payment date has not been announced yet. Add COST to your watchlist to be reminded of COST's next dividend payment.

What is Costco's Ex-Dividend Date?

Costco's previous ex-dividend date was on 2020-12-01. Costco shareholders who own COST stock before this date received Costco's last dividend payment of $10.00 per share on 2020-12-11. Costco's next ex-dividend date has not been announced yet. Add COST to your watchlist to be reminded before COST's ex-dividend date.

Is Costco's dividend stable?

No, COST's dividend has not been stable over the last 10 years

Is Costco's dividend showing long-term growth?

Yes, COST's' dividend has been growing over the last 10 years.

Does Costco have sufficient earnings to cover their dividend?

Yes, COST's past year earnings per share was $9.77, and their annual dividend per share is $2.75. COST's dividend payout ratio is 28.1%, which is sustainable.
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