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This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Jan 29, 2010.

QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., January 28, 2010 - Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock. The dividend of $.18 per share is payable February 26, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 12, 2010.

Costco currently operates 566 warehouses, including 413 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 77 in Canada, 21 in the United Kingdom, seven in Korea, six in Taiwan, nine in Japan, 32 in Mexico and one in Australia. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada.

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, conditions affecting the acquisition, development, ownership or use of real estate, actions of vendors, rising costs associated with employees (including health care costs), 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.

 

CONTACTS:    Costco Wholesale Corporation
   Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203
   Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255
   Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

 

 

Issaquah Home Office 999 Lake Drive Issaquah, WA 98027-5367 (425) 313-8100

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Oct 9, 2009.

QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., October 8, 2009, - Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock. The dividend of $.18 per share is payable November 6, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 23, 2009.

Costco currently operates 560 warehouses, including 407 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 77 in Canada, 21 in the United Kingdom, seven in Korea, six in Taiwan, nine in Japan, 32 in Mexico and one in Australia. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional six to seven new warehouses (including the relocation of one to two warehouses to larger and better-located facilities), prior to the end of calendar 2009.

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, conditions affecting the acquisition, development, ownership or use of real estate, actions of vendors, rising costs associated with employees (including health care costs), 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.

 

CONTACTS:    Costco Wholesale Corporation
   Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203
   Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255
   Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

 

 

Issaquah Home Office • 999 Lake Drive • Issaquah, WA 98027-5367 • (425) 313-8100

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Jul 28, 2009.

QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., July 27, 2009, - Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock. The dividend of $.18 per share is payable August 28, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 14, 2009.

Costco currently operates 557 warehouses, including 406 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 77 in Canada, 21 in the United Kingdom, seven in Korea, six in Taiwan, nine in Japan and 31 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open two additional new warehouses prior to the end of its 2009 fiscal year on August 30, 2009.

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, conditions affecting the acquisition, development, ownership or use of real estate, actions of vendors, rising costs associated with employees (including health care and workers’ compensation costs), rising costs associated with the acquisition of merchandise (including the direct and indirect effects of the rising cost of petroleum-based products and fuel and energy costs), 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.

 

CONTACTS:    Costco Wholesale Corporation
   Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203
   Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255
   Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

 

 

Issaquah Home Office • 999 Lake Drive • Issaquah, WA 98027-5367 • (425) 313-8100

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Apr 30, 2009.

ITS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., April 28, 2009, - Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock and approved a quarterly increase from $.16 to $.18 per share, or $.72 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend of $.18 per share is payable May 29, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 15, 2009.

Costco currently operates 554 warehouses, including 407 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 76 in Canada, 21 in the United Kingdom, six in Korea, five in Taiwan, eight in Japan and 31 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional seven new warehouses and close two Home Stores prior to the end of its 2009 fiscal year on August 30, 2009.

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, conditions affecting the acquisition, development, ownership or use of real estate, actions of vendors, rising costs associated with employees (including health care and workers’ compensation costs), rising costs associated with the acquisition of merchandise (including the direct and indirect effects of the rising cost of petroleum-based products and fuel and energy costs), 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.

 

  CONTACTS: Costco Wholesale Corporation
    Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203
    Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255
    Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

Issaquah Home Office • 999 Lake Drive • Issaquah, WA 98027-5367 • (425) 313-8100

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Jan 29, 2009.

QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., January 28, 2009, - Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock of $.16 per share, or $.64 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend of $.16 per share is payable February 27, 2009, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 13, 2009.

Costco currently operates 550 warehouses, including 403 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 76 in Canada, 21 in the United Kingdom, six in Korea, five in Taiwan, eight in Japan and 31 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional 13 to 15 new warehouses prior to the end of its 2009 fiscal year on August 30, 2009.

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, conditions affecting the acquisition, development, ownership or use of real estate, actions of vendors, rising costs associated with employees (including health care and workers’ compensation costs), rising costs associated with the acquisition of merchandise (including the direct and indirect effects of the rising cost of petroleum-based products and fuel and energy costs), 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.

 

CONTACTS:    Costco Wholesale Corporation
   Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203
   Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255
   Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

 

Issaquah Home Office  •  999 Lake Drive  •  Issaquah, WA 98027-5367  •  (425) 313-8100

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Oct 31, 2008.

QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., October 30, 2008—Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock of $.16 per share, or $.64 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend of $.16 per share is payable November 28, 2008, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 14, 2008.

Costco currently operates 546 warehouses, including 400 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 76 in Canada, 20 in the United Kingdom, six in Korea, five in Taiwan, eight in Japan and 31 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional four new warehouses prior to the end of calendar year 2008.

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, conditions affecting the acquisition, development, ownership or use of real estate, actions of vendors, rising costs associated with employees (including health care and workers’ compensation costs), rising costs associated with the acquisition of merchandise (including the direct and indirect effects of the rising cost of petroleum-based products and fuel and energy costs), 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.

 

CONTACTS:

  

Costco Wholesale Corporation

Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203

Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255

Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

 

 

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Apr 30, 2008.

ITS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., April 29, 2008, - Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco”) (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock and approved an increase from $.145 to $.16 per share each quarter, or $.64 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend of $.16 per share declared today is payable May 30, 2008, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 16, 2008.

Costco currently operates 536 warehouses, including 392 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 75 Canada, 19 in the United Kingdom, six in Korea, five in Taiwan, eight in Japan and 31 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional 12 to 13 new warehouses (including the relocation of four to five warehouses to larger and better-located facilities) prior to the end of its 2008 fiscal year on August 31, 2008.

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, conditions affecting the acquisition, development, ownership or use of real estate, actions of vendors, rising costs associated with employees (including health care and workers’ compensation costs), rising costs associated with the acquisition of merchandise (including the direct and indirect effects of the rising cost of petroleum-based products and fuel and energy costs), 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.

 

CONTACTS:   

Costco Wholesale Corporation

Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203

Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255

Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

Issaquah Home Office • 999 Lake Drive • Issaquah, WA 98027-5367 • (425) 313-8100

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Jan 31, 2008.

QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., January 30, 2008, -Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock. The dividend of $.145 per share is payable February 29, 2008, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15, 2008.

Costco currently operates 531 warehouses, including 389 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 75 in Canada, 19 in the United Kingdom, six in Korea, five in Taiwan, seven in Japan and 30 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open nineteen to twenty-one new warehouses (including the relocation of four to five warehouses to larger and better-located facilities) prior to the end of its 52-week 2008 fiscal year on August 31, 2008.

CONTACTS:     Costco Wholesale Corporation

Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203

Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255

Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Nov 15, 2007.

QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., November 13, 2007, - Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock. The dividend of $.145 per share is payable December 14, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 30, 2007.

Costco currently operates 524 warehouses, including 388 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 71 in Canada, 19 in the United Kingdom, five in Korea, five in Taiwan, six in Japan and 30 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional five new warehouses prior to the end of calendar year 2007.

 

CONTACTS:    Costco Wholesale Corporation
   Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203
   Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255
   Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

 

Issaquah Home Office • 999 Lake Drive • Issaquah, WA 98027-5367 • (425) 313-8100

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Jul 10, 2007.

QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., July 9, 2007, - Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock. The dividend of $.145 per share is payable August 24, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 27, 2007.

Costco currently operates 511 warehouses, including 377 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 71 in Canada, 19 in the United Kingdom, five in Korea, four in Taiwan, five in Japan and 30 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional six to seven new warehouses prior to the end of its 52-week 2007 fiscal year on September 2, 2007.

 

CONTACTS:    Costco Wholesale Corporation
   Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203
   Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255
   Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264
This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Apr 11, 2007.

ITS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., April 10, 2007,—Costco Wholesale Corporation (“Costco”) (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock and approved an increase from $.13 to $.145 per share each quarter, or $.58 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend of $.145 per share declared today is payable May 18, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 27, 2007.

Costco currently operates 507 warehouses, including 373 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 71 in Canada, 19 in the United Kingdom, five in Korea, four in Taiwan, five in Japan and 30 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional eleven to twelve new warehouses prior to the end of its 52-week 2007 fiscal year on September 2, 2007.

 

  CONTACTS:     Costco Wholesale Corporation
      Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203
      Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255
      Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

 


Issaquah Home Office Ÿ 999 Lake Drive Ÿ Issaquah, WA 98027-5367 Ÿ (425) 313-8100

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Feb 2, 2007.

QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., February 1, 2007, - Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock. The dividend of $.13 per share is payable February 28, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 14, 2007.

Costco currently operates 504 warehouses, including 371 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 70 in Canada, 19 in the United Kingdom, five in Korea, four in Taiwan, five in Japan and 30 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional sixteen to seventeen new warehouses, including the relocation of one warehouse to a larger and better-located facility, prior to the end of its 52-week 2007 fiscal year ending on September 2, 2007.

 

CONTACTS:    Costco Wholesale Corporation
   Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203
   Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255
   Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

Issaquah Home Office Ÿ 999 Lake Drive Ÿ Issaquah, WA 98027-5367 Ÿ (425) 313-8100

This excerpt taken from the COST 8-K filed Nov 6, 2006.

QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

ISSAQUAH, Wash., November 6, 2006, - Costco Wholesale Corporation (Nasdaq: COST) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco Wholesale common stock. The dividend of $.13 per share is payable December 1, 2006, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 17, 2006.

Costco currently operates 493 warehouses, including 364 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 68 in Canada, 18 in the United Kingdom, five in Korea, four in Taiwan, five in Japan and 29 in Mexico. The Company also operates Costco Online, an electronic commerce web site, at www.costco.com and at www.costco.ca in Canada. The Company plans to open an additional 11 new warehouses prior to the end of calendar year 2006.

 

CONTACTS:   

Costco Wholesale Corporation

Richard Galanti, 425/313-8203

Bob Nelson, 425/313-8255

Jeff Elliott, 425/313-8264

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