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Costco Wholesale 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate

: 12.70% (As of Aug. 2019)
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Costco Wholesale's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Aug. 2019 was USD 0.65.

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.

Costco Wholesale's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Aug. 2019 was 0.26. As of today, Costco Wholesale's Dividend Yield % is 0.82%.

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Costco Wholesale 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Costco Wholesale's 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate falls into.



Costco Wholesale 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate Calculation

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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.


Costco Wholesale  (NAS:COST) 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate 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 Aug. 2019 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Aug. 2019 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Aug. 2019 )
=0.65/ 2.47
=0.26

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 0.6502019-08-292019-08-302019-09-13Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
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

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

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

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.44/298.39
=0.82 %

Current Share Price is USD 298.39.
Costco Wholesale's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is USD 2.44.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Costco Wholesale was 1.64%. The lowest was 0.62%. And the median was 1.07%.

* 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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