Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 15, 2018

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Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 02, 2018. Shareholders who purchased COST prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that COST has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of COST was $184.15, representing a -7.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $199.88 and a 22.77% increase over the 52 week low of $150.

COST is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Walmart Inc. ( WMT ) and Target Corporation ( TGT ). COST's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.29. Zacks Investment Research reports COST's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 15.35%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the COST Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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Referenced Symbols: COST , WMT , TGT

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