Costco Corp Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
On Tuesday July 27, 2015 the Costco Board of Directors announced that they have declared a
quarterly cash dividend on Costco stock at a rate of $.40 per share.
The cash dividend will be payable on August 28, 2015. To get the dividend one needs to have
been a shareholder on record at the end of business on August 14, 2015.
I am a Costco shareholder myself so I get very excited every time they announce the dividend.
I have included the full press release from Costco Whole Corporation below.
ISSAQUAH, WA — (Marketwired) — 07/27/15 — Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco” or the
“Company”) (NASDAQ:COST) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly
cash dividend on Costco common stock of $.40 per share. The quarterly dividend is payable
August 28, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 14, 2015.
Costco currently operates 679 warehouses, including 479 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 89
in Canada, 36 in Mexico, 26 in the United Kingdom, 20 in Japan, 11 in Korea, 10 in Taiwan, seven
in Australia and one in Spain. The Company plans to open up to an additional seven new
warehouses prior to the end of its fiscal year on August 30, 2015. Costco also operates electronic
commerce web sites in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico.
Certain statements contained in this document constitute forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. For these purposes, forward-
looking statements are statements that address activities, events, conditions or developments that
the Company expects or anticipates may occur in the future. Such forward-looking statements
involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual events, results or performance to differ
materially from those indicated by such statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are
not limited to, domestic and international economic conditions, including exchange rates, the
effects of competition and regulation, uncertainties in the financial markets, consumer and small
business spending patterns and debt levels, breaches of security or privacy of member or business
information, conditions affecting the acquisition, development, ownership or use of real estate,
capital spending, actions of vendors, rising costs associated with employees (including health care
costs), energy and certain commodities, geopolitical conditions, and other risks identified from time
to time in the Company’s public statements and reports filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and we do not
undertake to update these statements, except as required by law.
Costco Wholesale Corporation