Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Dividends

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Today's Latest Price: $337.45 USD

1.75 (0.52%)

Updated Aug 14 11:58am

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 18 in Grocery/Big Box Retailers

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • COST has issued more total dividends (as measured in absolute US dollars) over the past six years than 93.99% of other US stocks currently paying dividends.
  • Over the past 5.75 years, COST has averaged an annual trailing twelve month dividend growth rate of 30.41%.
  • If you're seeking price stability while collecting dividends, note that COST has less volatility in its price than 99.39% of US stocks in our dividend set.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with COST's price: CVEO, TRTN, HMC, LAMR and SC.
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COST Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$337.45$398.65 16.94%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. As for COST, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 16.94% relative to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of COST, investors may wish to consider are:

  • In comparison to other stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector, Costco Wholesale Corp offers a higher dividend yield than 6.25% of them.
  • Beta is a measure of how volatile a stock is relative to the S&P 500; when evaluated against its peers in the large-sized revenue class, Costco Wholesale Corp has a beta lower than 96.47% of such peers.

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