COST Costco

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  • COST
  • Price as of: Dec 22, 11:17 AM EST
  • $142.53
  • +$0.76
  • +0.5%
  • Industry
  • Discount, variety stores
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COST Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.00% Services Average 2.40%
  • Annual Payout
    $1.42 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    27.4% EPS $5.19
  • Dividend Growth
    10 yrs Since 2004
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Dividend Uptrend Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Dividend payouts are consistent, but increases small.
Earnings Growth Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Earnings estimates have been raised nicely.
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Growth History

COST Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for COST 14.9% 13.1% 10 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

COST Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.2050 2013 13.1%
$1.0650 2012 15.1%
Historical Dividend Data

COST Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3550 2014-10-28 2014-11-12 2014-11-14 2014-11-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3550 2014-06-23 2014-07-09 2014-07-11 2014-07-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3550 2014-04-29 2014-05-14 2014-05-16 2014-05-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2014-01-30 2014-02-12 2014-02-14 2014-02-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2013-10-29 2013-11-13 2013-11-15 2013-11-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2013-07-22 2013-08-07 2013-08-09 2013-08-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2013-04-30 2013-05-15 2013-05-17 2013-05-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2013-01-24 2013-02-06 2013-02-08 2013-02-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$7.0000 2012-11-28 2012-12-06 2012-12-10 2012-12-18 Yes Special N/A
$0.2750 2012-10-30 2012-11-14 2012-11-16 2012-11-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2012-07-23 2012-08-08 2012-08-10 2012-08-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2012-05-09 2012-05-23 2012-05-25 2012-06-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2012-01-26 2012-02-08 2012-02-10 2012-02-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2011-10-25 2011-11-08 2011-11-11 2011-11-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2011-07-18 2011-08-03 2011-08-05 2011-08-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2011-04-26 2011-05-11 2011-05-13 2011-05-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2011-01-27 2011-02-09 2011-02-11 2011-02-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2010-10-07 2010-10-27 2010-10-29 2010-11-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2010-07-19 2010-08-04 2010-08-06 2010-08-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2010-04-22 2010-05-05 2010-05-07 2010-05-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2010-01-28 2010-02-10 2010-02-12 2010-02-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2009-10-08 2009-10-21 2009-10-23 2009-11-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2009-07-27 2009-08-12 2009-08-14 2009-08-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2009-04-28 2009-05-13 2009-05-15 2009-05-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2009-01-28 2009-02-11 2009-02-13 2009-02-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2008-10-30 2008-11-12 2008-11-14 2008-11-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2008-07-21 2008-08-06 2008-08-08 2008-08-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2008-04-29 2008-05-14 2008-05-16 2008-05-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1450 2008-01-30 2008-02-13 2008-02-15 2008-02-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1450 2007-11-14 2007-11-28 2007-11-30 2007-12-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1450 2007-07-09 2007-07-25 2007-07-27 2007-08-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1450 2007-04-10 2007-04-25 2007-04-27 2007-05-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2007-02-01 2007-02-12 2007-02-14 2007-02-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2006-11-03 2006-11-15 2006-11-17 2006-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2006-07-18 2006-07-28 2006-08-01 2006-08-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2006-04-25 2006-05-08 2006-05-10 2006-05-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2006-01-26 2006-02-07 2006-02-09 2006-02-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2005-11-07 2005-11-16 2005-11-18 2005-12-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2005-07-27 2005-08-03 2005-08-05 2005-08-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1150 2005-04-22 2005-05-04 2005-05-06 2005-05-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2005-01-27 2005-02-04 2005-02-08 2005-02-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2004-10-26 2004-11-03 2004-11-05 2004-11-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2004-07-12 2004-07-21 2004-07-23 2004-08-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2004-04-28 2004-05-06 2004-05-10 2004-05-31 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1999-12-09 2000-01-14 1999-12-24 2000-01-13 NM Stock Split NM
Company Profile

COST Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Services

Costco (COST) is an international discount retailer. The company acts as a warehouse club and offers discounts to customers, and also offers products on its website. Costco has the largest warehouse club volume in the U.S., above both BJ's and Sams. The company was founded in 1983, and is based in Issaquah, Washington. Costco is affected by the general economic environment, as well as by a large amount of competition in the discount retail space. Costco relies heavily on its U.S. and Canada sales, as they comprise of almost 90% of Costco’s sales. Costco has been paying dividends since 2004, and has consecutively raised them every year. Costco pays its dividends quarterly.

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