Costco Announces Quarterly Dividend for Q4 2015

July 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Good news for those of you that own Costco stock, the latest quarterly dividend was announced this week! In May, the board decided to raise the dividend from $0.355 per share to $0.40 per share, or $1.60 per share on an annualized basis.  The current dividend will be payable August 28, 2015 to shareholders of […]

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Locations Update: July 2015

July 9th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Compared to June, July is light on new openings with just one.  However, it picks up again in August when there will be seven new openings to close out Costco’s fiscal year.  I don’t have a huge amount of news this month, I don’t know if I missed out on a bunch of news at the end of […]

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Costco Auto Helped Members Buy Almost 400,000 Vehicles Last Year

June 11th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Over the last few years, Costco has quietly become a big player in an area that it is not really associated with: buying cars.  Since 2008, Costco US has doubled the number of cars that their members have bought through the Costco Auto program to a whopping 398,875 cars last year.  The only auto retailer that […]

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Recall: Kirkland Signature Creamy Peanut Butter Possible Plastic Contamination

May 12th, 2015 · No Comments

Costco Canada and Hampton Farms are conducting a voluntary recall of a recent batch of Kirkland Signature Natural Creamy Peanut Butter, in the 1 kilogram two pack, due to the possibility that there may be red plastic fragments in the peanut butter from the lids.  Here is the information from the recalled peanut butter: Kirkland […]

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Locations Update: April 2015

April 9th, 2015 · 3 Comments

It seems like there is a ton of information about new locations this month.  I guess that all kinds of construction can get started because Spring is finally here.  But really, the big news is Wisconsin where Costco will be opening three new stores this Fall; they bought sites for two new stores at the […]

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