Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Dividends

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST): $855.67

9.71 (+1.15%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Momentum

B

Stability

B

Sentiment

Quality

C

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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.
COST Ex-Dividend Date
COST Dividend Yield
0.55%
COST Annual Dividend
$4.64
COST Payout Ratio

COST Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$855.67$166.74 -69.9%

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 History

Ex-Dividend Date Type Payout Amount Change
2024-04-25Dividend$1.16+13.73%
2024-02-01Dividend$1.02-93.20%
2023-12-27Dividend$15.00+1,370.59%
2023-11-02Dividend$1.02--
2023-08-24Dividend$1.02--
2023-05-04Dividend$1.02+13.33%
2023-02-02Dividend$0.90--
2022-10-27Dividend$0.90--
2022-07-28Dividend$0.90--
2022-04-28Dividend$0.90+13.92%
2022-02-03Dividend$0.79--
2021-10-28Dividend$0.79--
2021-07-29Dividend$0.79--
2021-04-29Dividend$0.79+12.86%
2021-02-04Dividend$0.70--
2020-10-29Dividend$0.70--
2020-07-30Dividend$0.70--
2020-04-30Dividend$0.70+7.69%
2020-02-06Dividend$0.65--
2019-10-31Dividend$0.65--
2019-08-29Dividend$0.65--
2019-05-09Dividend$0.65+14.04%
2019-02-07Dividend$0.57--
2018-11-08Dividend$0.57--
2018-08-30Dividend$0.57--
2018-05-10Dividend$0.57+14.00%
2018-02-15Dividend$0.50--
2017-11-16Dividend$0.50--
2017-08-16Dividend$0.50--
2017-05-10Dividend$0.50-92.86%
2017-05-08Dividend$7.00+1,455.56%
2017-02-08Dividend$0.45--
2016-11-02Dividend$0.45--
2016-08-10Dividend$0.45--
2016-04-27Dividend$0.45+12.50%
2016-02-10Dividend$0.40--
2015-11-10Dividend$0.40--
2015-08-12Dividend$0.40--
2015-04-29Dividend$0.40+12.68%
2015-02-11Dividend$0.36-92.90%
2015-02-05Dividend$5.00+1,308.45%
2014-11-12Dividend$0.36--
2014-07-09Dividend$0.36--
2014-05-14Dividend$0.36+14.52%
2014-02-12Dividend$0.31--
2013-11-13Dividend$0.31--
2013-08-07Dividend$0.31--
2013-05-15Dividend$0.31+12.73%
2013-02-06Dividend$0.28-96.07%
2012-12-06Dividend$7.00+2,445.45%
2012-11-14Dividend$0.28--
2012-08-08Dividend$0.28--
2012-05-23Dividend$0.28+14.58%
2012-02-08Dividend$0.24--
2011-11-08Dividend$0.24--
2011-08-03Dividend$0.24--
2011-05-11Dividend$0.24+17.07%
2011-02-09Dividend$0.21--
2010-10-27Dividend$0.21--
2010-08-04Dividend$0.21--
2010-05-05Dividend$0.21+13.89%
2010-02-10Dividend$0.18--
2009-10-21Dividend$0.18--
2009-08-12Dividend$0.18--
2009-05-13Dividend$0.18+12.50%
2009-02-11Dividend$0.16--
2008-11-12Dividend$0.16--
2008-08-06Dividend$0.16--
2008-05-14Dividend$0.16+10.34%
2008-02-13Dividend$0.15--
2007-11-28Dividend$0.15--
2007-07-25Dividend$0.15--
2007-04-25Dividend$0.15+11.54%
2007-02-12Dividend$0.13--
2006-11-15Dividend$0.13--
2006-07-28Dividend$0.13--
2006-05-08Dividend$0.13+13.04%
2006-02-07Dividend$0.12--
2005-11-16Dividend$0.12--
2005-08-03Dividend$0.12--
2005-05-04Dividend$0.12+15.00%
2005-02-04Dividend$0.10--
2004-11-03Dividend$0.10--
2004-07-21Dividend$0.10--
2004-05-06Dividend$0.10--
2000-01-14Split
1993-10-22Split


COST Dividends vs. Peers

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

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