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Costco Wholesale Dividend Payout Ratio

: 0.32 (As of May. 2019)
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Costco Wholesale's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in May. 2019 was 0.32.

NAS:COST' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.29

0.25
0.32

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.

NAS:COST's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 213 Companies
in the Retail - Defensive industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. NAS:COST: 0.29 )

As of today (2019-09-23), the Dividend Yield % of Costco Wholesale is 0.85%.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Costco Wholesale was 1.64%. The lowest was 0.78%. And the median was 1.07%.

Costco Wholesale's Dividends per Share for the months ended in May. 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 12.30% 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.

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.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Costco Wholesale Dividend Payout Ratio 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
Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18
Dividend Payout Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.29 0.28 0.32 0.31 0.30

Costco Wholesale Quarterly Data
Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19
Dividend Payout Ratio 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 0.34 0.24 0.33 0.28 0.32

Competitive Comparison
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Costco Wholesale Dividend Payout Ratio Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Costco Wholesale's Dividend Payout Ratio falls into.



Costco Wholesale Dividend Payout Ratio Calculation

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

Costco Wholesale's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2018 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (A: Aug. 2018 )/ EPS without NRI (A: Aug. 2018 )
=2.14/ 7.09
=0.30

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

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: May. 2019 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: May. 2019 )
=0.65/ 2.05
=0.32

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


Costco Wholesale  (NAS:COST) Dividend Payout Ratio Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


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