WallStreetZen

NASDAQ: COST
Costco Wholesale Corp Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

COST dividend stability and growth

Last Dividend per share
$0.79
Forward Dividend yield
0.85%
COST's dividend has dropped by more than 10% four time(s) in the last 10 years
Dividend
COST dividends have increased over the last 10 years
Dividend

COST dividend yield vs industry/market

Company
3.38%
Industry
10.18%
COST dividends (3.38%) are in the top 75% of all US listed companies
Dividend
COST dividends (3.38%) are not in the top 25% of all US listed companies
Dividend

COST dividend payout ratio

Costco Wholesale Corp paid out 120.8% of its earnings over the trailing twelve months.
Retained earnings
N/A
Payout ratio
120.8%
COST earnings are insufficient to cover COST's dividend payouts
Dividend

COST dividend dates

Last dividend payment date
May 14, 2021
Last ex-dividend date
Apr 29, 2021

Costco Dividends FAQ

Does Costco pay a dividend?

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

What is Costco's Dividend Payment Date?

Costco's last dividend payment date was on 2021-05-14, when Costco shareholders who owned COST shares before 2021-04-29 received a dividend payment of $0.79 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.

Is Costco's dividend stable?

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

Does Costco have sufficient earnings to cover their dividend?

No, COST's past year earnings per share was $10.67, and their annual dividend per share is $12.89. COST's dividend payout ratio is 120.8%, which is not sustainable.

How much is Costco's dividend?

COST pays a dividend of $12.89 per share. COST's annual dividend yield is 3.38%. Costco's dividend is lower than the US retail industry average of 10.18%, and it is lower than the US market average of 10.58%.

What is Costco's Ex-Dividend Date?

Costco's previous ex-dividend date was on 2021-04-29. Costco shareholders who own COST stock before this date received Costco's last dividend payment of $0.79 per share on 2021-05-14. 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 showing long-term growth?

Yes, COST's' dividend has been growing over the last 10 years.
WallStreetZen does not provide financial advice and does not issue recommendations or offers to buy stock or sell any security.

Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes and is not advice. WallStreetZen does not bear any responsibility for any losses or damage that may occur as a result of reliance on this data.