Costco Wholesale (COST) Dividend Yield, Date & History

$723.89
+1.21 (+0.17%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)

Dividend Summary

Dividend Yield
0.56%
Annual Dividend
$4.08
Dividend Increase
Track Record
21 Years
Annualized 3-Year
Dividend Growth
12.92%
Dividend Payout Ratio
26.68%
Next
Dividend Payment
May. 10
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Costco Wholesale vs. The Competition

TypeCostco WholesaleRetail CompaniesNASDAQ Companies
Annual Dividend$4.08$3.08$1.23
Dividend Yield0.56%17,685.29%396.21%
Annualized 3-Year Dividend Growth12.92%2,602.55%1,293.82%
Track Record21 years10 years6 years

Costco Wholesale Dividend Payout Ratio

TypePayout Ratio
Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings26.68%
Based on This Year's Estimates25.76%
Based on Next Year's Estimates23.50%
Based on Cashflow20.76%

Costco Wholesale Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/10/2024quarterly$1.160.64%4/25/20244/26/20245/10/2024
1/18/2024quarterly$1.020.59%2/1/20242/2/20242/16/2024
12/13/2023special$15.0012/27/202312/28/20231/12/2024
10/18/2023quarterly$1.020.7%11/2/202311/3/202311/17/2023
8/9/2023Quarterly$1.020.73%8/24/20238/25/20239/8/2023
4/19/2023quarterly$1.020.82%5/4/20235/5/20235/19/2023
1/19/2023Quarterly$0.900.75%2/2/20232/3/20232/17/2023
10/12/2022quarterly$0.900.77%10/27/202210/28/202211/10/2022
7/13/2022Quarterly$0.090.07%7/28/20227/29/20228/12/2022
4/13/2022quarterly$0.900.61%4/28/20224/29/20225/13/2022
1/20/2022quarterly$0.790.65%2/3/20222/4/20222/18/2022
10/13/2021quarterly$0.790.71%10/28/202110/29/202111/12/2021
7/13/2021Quarterly$0.790.77%7/29/20217/30/20218/13/2021
4/14/2021quarterly$0.790.87%4/29/20214/30/20215/14/2021
1/21/2021quarterly$0.700.77%2/4/20212/5/20212/19/2021
11/16/2020special$10.0012/1/202012/2/202012/11/2020
10/14/2020quarterly$0.700.74%10/29/202010/30/202011/13/2020
7/15/2020quarterly$0.700.86%7/30/20207/31/20208/14/2020
4/15/2020quarterly$0.700.9%4/30/20205/1/20205/15/2020
1/23/2020quarterly$0.650.83%2/6/20202/7/20202/21/2020
10/18/2019quarterly$0.650.86%10/31/201911/1/201911/15/2019
8/13/2019Quarterly$0.650.97%8/29/20198/30/20199/13/2019
4/26/2019quarterly$0.651.07%5/9/20195/10/20195/24/2019
1/24/2019quarterly$0.571.08%2/7/20192/8/20192/22/2019
10/24/2018quarterly$0.571.02%11/8/201811/9/201811/23/2018
8/17/2018quarterly$0.571.01%8/30/20188/31/20189/14/2018
4/24/2018quarterly$0.571.18%5/10/20185/11/20185/25/2018
1/30/2018quarterly$0.501.06%2/15/20182/16/20183/2/2018
10/30/2017quarterly$0.501.23%11/16/201711/17/201712/1/2017
8/1/2017quarterly$0.501.25%8/16/20178/18/20179/1/2017
4/25/2017special$7.001.13%5/10/20175/10/20175/26/2017
1/27/2017quarterly$0.451.1%2/8/20172/10/20172/24/2017
10/12/2016quarterly$0.451.2%11/2/201611/4/201611/18/2016
7/25/2016quarterly$0.451.07%8/10/20168/12/20168/26/2016
4/14/2016quarterly$0.451.18%4/27/20164/29/20165/13/2016
1/29/2016quarterly$0.401.06%2/10/20162/12/20162/26/2016
10/29/2015quarterly$0.401.01%11/10/201511/13/201511/27/2015
7/27/2015quarterly$0.401.11%8/12/20158/14/20158/28/2015
4/17/2015quarterly$0.401.09%4/29/20155/1/20155/15/2015
1/30/2015quarterly$0.35500.99%2/11/20152/13/20152/27/2015
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10/28/2014quarterly$0.35501.08%11/12/201411/14/201411/28/2014
6/23/2014quarterly$0.35501.22%7/9/20147/11/20147/25/2014
4/29/2014quarterly$0.35501.23%5/14/20145/16/20145/30/2014
1/30/2014quarterly$0.311.1%2/12/20142/14/20142/28/2014
10/29/2013quarterly$0.311.05%11/13/201311/15/201311/29/2013
7/22/2013quarterly$0.311.04%8/7/20138/9/20138/23/2013
4/30/2013quarterly$0.311.15%5/15/20135/17/20135/31/2013
1/24/2013quarterly$0.27501.07%2/6/20132/8/20132/22/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Costco Wholesale Dividend - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Costco Wholesale's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield for Costco Wholesale is 0.56%. Learn more on COST's dividend yield history.

How much is Costco Wholesale's annual dividend?

The annual dividend for COST shares is $4.08. Learn more on COST's annual dividend history.

How often does Costco Wholesale pay dividends?

Costco Wholesale pays quarterly dividends to shareholders.

When is Costco Wholesale's next dividend payment?

Costco Wholesale's next quarterly dividend payment of $1.16 per share will be made to shareholders on Friday, May 10, 2024.

When was Costco Wholesale's most recent dividend payment?

Costco Wholesale's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $1.02 per share was made to shareholders on Friday, February 16, 2024.

When is Costco Wholesale's ex-dividend date?

Costco Wholesale's next ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 25, 2024.

When was Costco Wholesale's most recent ex-dividend date?

Costco Wholesale's most recent ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 1, 2024.

Is Costco Wholesale's dividend growing?

Over the past three years, the company's dividend has grown by an average of 12.92% per year.

What track record does Costco Wholesale have of raising its dividend?

Costco Wholesale has increased its dividend for the past 21 consecutive years.

When did Costco Wholesale last increase or decrease its dividend?

The most recent change in the company's dividend was an increase of $0.14 on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

What is Costco Wholesale's dividend payout ratio?
The dividend payout ratio for COST is:
  • 26.68% based on the trailing year of earnings
  • 25.76% based on this year's estimates
  • 23.50% based on next year's estimates
  • 20.76% based on cash flow
This page (NASDAQ:COST) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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