ISSAQUAH, WA--(Marketwire - 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.
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