Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Dividends

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST): $481.99

4.76 (+1.00%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past 6 years of historical data, COST has returned more capital to shareholders through its dividend issuances than 94.78% of other dividend-paying US stocks.
  • COST's trailing 12 month dividends has averaged an annual growth rate of 30.53%.
  • In terms trailing twelve months of dividends issued, COST has returned $5,669,000,000 US dollars -- more than 96.22% of public US dividend stocks.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with COST that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: RXN, PRI, TCPC, DLNG and VET.
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COST Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$481.99$969.38 115.73%

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 generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 115.73% in comparison to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Costco Wholesale Corp are:

  • In comparison to stocks we observe that provide shareholders with a dividend, Costco Wholesale Corp's dividend yield of 0.7% is in the bottom 11.11%.
  • In comparison to other dividend stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector, COST is growing its dividends at a faster rate than about 86.67% of them.

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COST Dividends vs. Peers

COST's dividend yield currently ranks #28 of 49 vs. its peers in the Grocery/Big Box Retailers category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 JSAIY J Sainsbury plc 4.79%
2 VLGEA Village Super Market, Inc. - 4.45%
3 TSCDY Tesco PLC 4.34%
4 BIG Big Lots, Inc. 2.58%
5 ADRNY Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. 2.53%
6 NGVC Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. 2.41%
7 WMK Weis Markets, Inc. 2.32%
8 CRRFY Carrefour SA 2.20%
9 KR Kroger Company (The) 2.18%
10 CUYTY Etn. Fr. Colruyt NV 2.17%
11 WMMVY Wal-Mart de Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. 1.95%
12 CNCO Cencosud S.A. American Depositary Shares (Each representing three ) 1.88%
14 WFM Whole Foods Market, Inc. 1.72%
15 WNGRF George Weston Limited 1.72%
16 CBD Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao ADS 1.58%
17 WMT Walmart Inc. 1.57%
18 SVNDY Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. 1.56%
19 WLWHY Woolworths Holdings Limited 1.54%
20 TGT Target Corporation 1.47%
21 DFIHY Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited 1.47%
22 ACI Albertsons Companies, Inc. 1.40%
23 JRONY Jerónimo Martins, SGPS, S.A. 1.04%
24 IMKTA Ingles Markets, Incorporated - 0.98%
25 PSMT PriceSmart, Inc. 0.90%
26 DG Dollar General Corporation 0.79%
27 CASY Caseys General Stores, Inc. 0.73%
28 COST Costco Wholesale Corporation 0.70%
29 ASAI Sendas Distribuidora S.A. ADR 0.62%
30 CST CST Brands, Inc. 0.13%
31 MF Missfresh Ltd 0.00%
32 MAKSY Marks & Spencer Group Plc 0.00%
33 SFM Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. 0.00%
34 MRWSY Wm Morrison Supermarkets P L C 0.00%
35 IFMK iFresh Inc. 0.00%
36 SFS Smart & Final Stores, Inc. 0.00%
37 GO Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. 0.00%
38 BJ BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
39 SVU SuperValu Inc. 0.00%
40 DLTR Dollar Tree, Inc. 0.00%
41 FRED Fred's, Inc. 0.00%
43 SRGHY Shoprite Holdings Limited 0.00%
44 EMLAF Empire Company Limited 0.00%
45 MRPLY Mr. Price Group Limited 0.00%
46 ANCUF Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. 0.00%
47 FYRTY FamilyMart Co., Ltd. 0.00%
48 PRGLY Puregold Price Club, Inc. 0.00%
49 DLMAF Dollarama Inc. 0.00%

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