Costco Wholesale Cp Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  376.78
 Dividend  2.79
 Earnings  9.06
 Cash-flow  20.04
 Book value  41.40
 Equity  37.91

Costco Wholesale Cp is part of General Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Costco Wholesale Cp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Costco Wholesale Cp paid a total dividend of 1,233 million USD last year, for a market value of 166,537 millions (Market Cap 166,015 millions). Dividend per share of Costco Wholesale Cp is 2.79 USD, and his stock market price 376.78 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Costco Wholesale Cp has a dividend yield of 0.74%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Costco Wholesale Cp dividend yield with other General Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Costco Wholesale Cp

Costco Wholesale Cp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Costco Wholesale Cp to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.79 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.74%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Costco Wholesale Cp payout on ernings is currently 30.79%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.57% and 29.05% respectively. Both figures show that Costco Wholesale Cp is in a good position to keep maintaining his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Costco Wholesale Cp is USD 20.04 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.79, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Costco Wholesale Cp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and General Retailers sector companies.

Costco Wholesale Cp payout

Costco Wholesale Cp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present0.74%2.7930.79%442
20190.88%2.5932.25%440
20181.12%2.2831.80%439
20171.07%1.9932.62%439
20161.20%1.8033.71%440
20150.99%1.6029.63%440

*In millions

Costco Wholesale Cp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Costco Wholesale Cp showed a return of -1.30% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 2.70% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 31.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Retailers firms.

Costco Wholesale Cp stock and market return