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Does Costco stock pay a dividend?

In addition to being a solid stock on its own merits, Costco also pays a dividend. It has steadily raised that payout each quarter from $0.10 a share in 2004 (when it first paid a dividend) to $0.65 in August of 2019.

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Then, does Costco stock give dividends?

On April 28, 2004, the Company announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco common stock. The first dividend of $0.10 per share was paid May 31, 2004.

Similarly, will Costco pay out a special dividend in 2019? At the end of the third quarter of fiscal 2019, Costco's free cash flows stood at $2.1 billion. We believe Costco's robust sales and the easing of pressure on margins will allow the company to announce a special dividend. Costco last paid a special dividend of $7 in May 2017.

In this manner, how much does Costco pay in dividends?

But as Barron's has noted previously, another element of the appeal of Costco's shares has been its special dividends. Most recently, Costco declared a special payout in April 2017, for $7 a share. It announced a special dividend of $5 a share in January of 2015.

What stock pays the highest dividend?

The 10 Highest-Yielding Dividend Stocks in the S&P 500

  • Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) -- 7.9%
  • Macy's (NYSE: M) -- 7.0%
  • Altria (NYSE: MO) -- 6.7%
  • Occidental Petroleum (NYSE: OXY) -- 6.3%
  • Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) -- 6.3%
  • AT&T (NYSE: T) -- 6.2%
  • AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) -- 6.1%
  • Invesco (NYSE: IVZ) -- 6.1%

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