Costco Increases Quarterly Dividend by 13.9%

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The dividend, which is payable on May 13 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 29, represents a 13.9% increase, compared to a 12.9% increase in dividends last year (declared on April 14, 2021).

The expected $3.60 per share annual dividend compares to 2022 expected earnings of $13.08, suggesting a payout ratio of 28%.

Shares of Costco are up 4% year-to-date.