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Costco Wholesale Corp  (NAS:COST) Dividends per Share: $2.28 (TTM As of Feb. 2019)

Costco Wholesale Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was $0.57. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2019 was $2.28. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was 0.28. As of today, Costco Wholesale Corp's Dividend Yield % is 0.95%.

Warning Sign:

Costco Wholesale Corp stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

During the past 12 months, Costco Wholesale Corp'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 12.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.70% 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 Corp was 40.10% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

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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 Corp Annual Data

Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18
Dividends per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.33 1.51 1.70 1.90 2.14

Costco Wholesale Corp Quarterly Data

May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19
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 0.50 0.57 0.57 0.57 0.57

Calculation

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

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

Costco Wholesale Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2019 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Feb. 2019 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Feb. 2019 )
=0.57/ 2.01
=0.28

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Costco Wholesale Corp 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 Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.6502019-05-092019-05-102019-05-24Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.5702019-02-072019-02-082019-02-22Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.5702018-11-082018-11-092018-11-23Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.5702018-08-302018-08-312018-09-14Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000

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

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.36/247.30
=0.95 %

Current Share Price is $247.30.
Costco Wholesale Corp's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.36.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Costco Wholesale Corp was 1.64%. The lowest was 0.82%. And the median was 1.07%.

Warning Sign:

Costco Wholesale Corp stock dividend yield is close to 10-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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