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Costco Wholesale Corp  (NAS:COST) Buyback Yield %: 0.27 (As of Today)

Buyback yield is the net repurchase of shares outstanding over the market capital of the company. It is a measure of shareholder return.

Costco Wholesale Corp's current buyback yield was 0.27%.


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
Buyback Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.63 0.78 0.69 0.68 0.32

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
Buyback Yield % 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 0.29 0.25 0.35 0.13 0.49

Calculation

Buyback yield is a measure of shareholder return.

Costco Wholesale Corp's Buyback Yield for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2018 is calculated as

Buyback Yield=Net Issuance of Stock / Market Cap (M)
=- (Repurchase of Stock + Issuance of Stock) / Market Cap (M)
=- (-328 + 0) / 102155.2347
=0.32%

Costco Wholesale Corp's annualized Buyback Yield for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2019 is calculated as

Buyback Yield=Net Issuance of Stock(Annualized) / Market Cap (M)
=- (Repurchase of Stock + Issuance of Stock) * Annualized Factor / Market Cap (M)
=- (-117 + 0) * 4 / 96352.7826
=0.49%

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

In calculating the annualized quarterly data, the Repurchase of Stock and Issuance of Stock data used here is four times the quarterly (Feb. 2019) data.


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