Skip to Main Content
INVESTOR RELATIONS

SPLITS & DIVIDENDS

SPLITS

Costco Wholesale Splits
1/13/002 For 1
12/20/94 (Spin Off)*1 For 1
3/06/923 For 2
5/15/912 For 1
*Spin-off of Price Enterprises, Inc.
The Price Company Splits
10/21/93 (Merger)** 2.13 For 1
2/03/862 For 1
6/12/842 For 1
**For additional information on The Price Club and Costco Wholesale merger of 1993, please go to the Investor FAQ Section of this site.

DIVIDENDS

Record Declared Payable Amount Type
0.57 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2019: 0.57
0.57 Regular Cash
0.57 Regular Cash
0.57 Regular Cash
0.50 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2018: 2.21
0.50 Regular Cash
0.50 Regular Cash
0.50 Regular Cash
7.00 Special Cash
0.45 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2017: 8.95
0.45 Regular Cash
0.45 Regular Cash
0.45 Regular Cash
0.40 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2016: 1.75
0.40 Regular Cash
0.40 Regular Cash
0.40 Regular Cash
0.355 Regular Cash
5.00 Special Cash
Total dividends in 2015: 6.555
0.355 Regular Cash
0.355 Regular Cash
0.355 Regular Cash
0.31 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2014: 1.375
0.31 Regular Cash
0.31 Regular Cash
0.31 Regular Cash
0.275 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2013: 1.205
7.00 Special Cash
0.275 Regular Cash
0.275 Regular Cash
0.275 Regular Cash
0.24 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2012: 8.065
0.24 Regular Cash
0.24 Regular Cash
0.24 Regular Cash
0.205 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2011: 0.925
0.205 Regular Cash
0.205 Regular Cash
0.205 Regular Cash
0.18 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2010: 0.795
0.18 Regular Cash
0.18 Regular Cash
0.18 Regular Cash
0.16 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2009: 0.70
0.16 Regular Cash
0.16 Regular Cash
0.16 Regular Cash
0.145 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2008: 0.625
0.145 Regular Cash
0.145 Regular Cash
0.145 Regular Cash
0.13 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2007: 0.565
0.13 Regular Cash
0.13 Regular Cash
0.13 Regular Cash
0.115 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2006: 0.505
0.115 Regular Cash
0.115 Regular Cash
0.115 Regular Cash
0.10 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2005: 0.445
0.10 Regular Cash
0.10 Regular Cash
0.10 Regular Cash
Total dividends in 2004: 0.30

DIVIDEND REINVESTMENT PLAN

Costco Wholesale is offering a Direct Stock Purchase Plan (the "Plan") sponsored and administered by our stock transfer agent, Computershare. You can buy your initial shares through the Plan with a minimum initial purchase of $250 or a pledge to electronically deposit a minimum of $25 per month for at least ten months. A $15 purchase fee will be deducted from your initial purchase.

Plan participants can reinvest all or part of their Costco cash dividends to purchase additional shares (Dividend Reinvestment Plan).

For complete information and enrollment form, please contact the Plan Administrator at 1-800-249-8982. You can also view the Plan brochure and enroll online at

The historical dividend information provided is for informational purposes only, and is not intended for trading purposes. The historical dividend information is provided by Mergent, a third party service, and West LLC does not maintain or provide information directly to this service. Total dividends per year is based on the dividend ex-date.