Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Dividends
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.
COST Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model
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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 negative 69.9% 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:
- As for its position relative to other Consumer Defensive stocks that issue dividends, Costco Wholesale Corp offers a higher dividend yield than 3.57% of them.
- In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector, the expected return of -69.9%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than 5.95% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
- Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, Costco Wholesale Corp bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than 5.95% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
- Costco Wholesale Corp has annual revenue of approximately $210 billion; this classifies the stock in the mega-sized revenue class -- and relative to other dividend issuers in this class, the growth rate of its dividend is greater than that of merely 0% of them.
COST Dividend Chart
COST Dividend History
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COST Dividends vs. Peers
COST's dividend yield currently ranks #14 of 49 vs. its peers in the Grocery/Big Box Retailers category.
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