Owners of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 31 cents per share. At a price of $119.57 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%. The average volume for Costco Wholesale Corporation has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Costco Wholesale Corporation has a market cap of $52.1 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 21.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Costco Wholesale Corporation engages in the operation of membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.84. TheStreet Ratings rates Costco Wholesale Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Costco Wholesale Corporation Ratings Report now.