Costco Wholesale Cp Dividend yield

 Price  549.28
 Dividend  4.06
 Earnings  13.17
 Cash-flow  16.64
 Book value  46.55
 Equity  43.04

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 stock dividend

Costco Wholesale Cp paid a total dividend of 1,803 million USD last year, for a market value of 243,880 millions (Market Cap 243,051 millions). Costco Wholesale Cp dividend per share is 4.06 USD, and his stock market price 549.28 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 stocks dividend with other General Retailers companies or other of the best USA dividend stocks list.

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 4.06 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 30.83%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.34% and 31.45% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Costco Wholesale Cpcan maintain his current 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 16.64 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.06, 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

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Costco Wholesale Cp's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Costco Wholesale Cp dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the General Retailers stocks.

Costco Wholesale Cp stock dividend history

Costco Wholesale Cp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Costco Wholesale Cp showed a return of -2.00% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.06% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 5.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Retailers firms.

Costco Wholesale Cp stock and market return