Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Dividends

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Today's Latest Price: $375.56 USD

5.98 (-1.57%)

Updated Oct 19 9:50pm

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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 an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 7,309,000,000; for context, that's better than 98.92% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • If you're seeking price stability while collecting dividends, note that COST has less volatility in its price than 96.19% 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: BSM, BK, FLR, SLM and FENG.
COST Ex-Dividend Date
COST Dividend Yield
0.73%
COST Annual Dividend
$2.80
COST Payout Ratio

COST Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$375.56$396.81 5.37%

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 5.37% 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, COST provides shareholders with a dividend yield greater than 5.06% such stocks.
  • Beta is a measure of volatility relative to the stock market at large; for COST, its beta is lower than 96.57% of stocks in the large-sized revenue class.

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COST Dividend History

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