NASDAQ: COST
Costco Wholesale Corp Stock Dividend Yield & Dates

COST dividend stability and growth

Current Dividend per share
$0.70
Current Dividend yield
0.22%
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
0.73%
Current Industry
1.21%
COST dividends (0.73%) are not in the top 75% of all US listed companies
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COST dividends (0.73%) are not in the top 25% of all US listed companies
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COST dividend payout ratio

Costco Wholesale Corp paid out 29.8% of its net income over the trailing twelve months.
Retained earnings
70.20%
Payout ratio
29.80%
COST earnings are sufficient to cover COST's dividend payouts
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COST dividend dates

Next dividend payment date
Nov 13, 2020
Next ex-dividend date
Oct 29, 2020

Costco Wholesale Corp Dividends FAQ

Yes, COST has issued a dividend within the past 12 months.
COST pays a dividend of $2.70 per share. COST's annual dividend yield is 0.73%. Costco Wholesale Corp's dividend is lower than the US retail industry average of 1.21%, and it is lower than the US market average of 4.12%.
Costco Wholesale Corp's next dividend payment date is on 2020-11-13, when Costco Wholesale Corp shareholders who owned COST shares before 2020-10-29 will receive a dividend payment of $0.70 per share. Add COST to your watchlist to be reminded of COST's next dividend payment.
Costco Wholesale Corp's upcoming ex-dividend date is on 2020-10-29. Costco Wholesale Corp shareholders who own COST stock before this date will receive Costco Wholesale Corp's next dividend payment of $0.70 per share on 2020-11-13. Add COST to your watchlist to be reminded before COST's ex-dividend date.
No, COST's dividend has not been stable over the last 10 years
Yes, COST's' dividend has been growing over the last 10 years.
Yes, COST's past year earnings per share was $9.05, and their annual dividend per share is $2.70. COST's dividend payout ratio is 29.8%, which is sustainable.
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