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Costco Wholesale Dividends per Share

: USD 2.60 (TTM As of Feb. 2020)
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Costco Wholesale's dividends per share for the three months ended in Feb. 2020 was USD 0.65. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2020 was USD 2.60. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Feb. 2020 was 0.31. As of today, Costco Wholesale's Dividend Yield % is 0.87%.

Warning Sign:

Costco Wholesale Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

During the past 12 months, Costco Wholesale's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.60% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Costco Wholesale was 40.10% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

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Costco Wholesale Dividends per Share Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Costco Wholesale Annual Data
Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Dividends per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.51 1.70 1.90 2.14 2.44

Costco Wholesale Quarterly Data
May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20
Dividends per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.57 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65

Costco Wholesale Dividends per Share Calculation

Dividends paid to per common share.


Costco Wholesale  (NAS:COST) Dividends per Share Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

Costco Wholesale's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2020 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Feb. 2020 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Feb. 2020 )
=0.65/ 2.1
=0.31

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Costco Wholesale was 0.32. The lowest was 0.25. And the median was 0.28.

2. Dividend Yield % measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Costco Wholesale Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.6502020-02-062020-02-072020-02-21Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.6502019-10-312019-11-012019-11-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.6502019-08-292019-08-302019-09-13Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.6502019-05-092019-05-102019-05-24Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000

Costco Wholesale's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.6/300.01
=0.87 %

Current Share Price is USD 300.01.
Costco Wholesale's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is USD 2.6.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Costco Wholesale was 1.48%. The lowest was 0.51%. And the median was 1.03%.

Warning Sign:

Costco Wholesale Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


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