ISSAQUAH, WA, Jul 09, 2007 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- 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.
Costco Wholesale Corporation