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Company: BANK OF MONTREAL (BMO)

This page shows only data up to the final business day of 2018.

Additional financial information for this company can be found at:
Total number of dividends paid: 137.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly137
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January0
February35
March0
April0
May34
June0
July0
August33
September0
October0
November35
December0

Cancellations/Discontinuations/Omissions:

StatusNumber
Cancelled0
Discontinued0
Omitted0

Dividends per share by year:

Companies that declare a dividend late in one calendar year, might pay it early in the next calendar year.
This page will show both dividends declared per year, as well as dividends paid per year, in case the latter makes it look as if there was a freeze or a decrease.
The second column shows dividends declared per year.
The third column shows the increase in dividends declared from one year to the next.
The fourth column shows dividends paid per year.
The fifth column shows the increase in dividends paid from one year to the next.

The number in parentheses is the number of non-special dividends declared/paid during that period.

How do I determine the "bumpiness" of a company?
Mathematically, I use the standard deviation around the arithmetic mean of the dividend raise percentages.
I have devised a "bumpiness metric" which will tell at a glance how smooth or bumpy a company's dividend history has been.
For you math geeks, the bumpiness is the standard deviation rounded to the nearest integer.
The result is a whole number that tells you whether a company's dividend history has been smooth or teeth-rattling.

YearDividends declaredIncrease from previous yearDividends paidIncrease from previous yearCompound annual growth rate to 2018 fromBumpiness to 2018 fromMean to 2018 fromStandard deviation to 2018 from
1985$ 0.49000 (4)$ 0.49000 (4) 6.387% 66.553%6.052
1986$ 0.49000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.49000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.593% 66.758%6.033
1987$ 0.50000 (4) 2.041%$ 0.50000 (4) 2.041% 6.743% 66.910%6.068
1988$ 0.50000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.50000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.975% 67.141%6.034
1989$ 0.53000 (4) 6.000%$ 0.53000 (4) 6.000% 7.009% 67.180%6.133
1990$ 0.53000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.53000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.268% 67.436%6.087
1991$ 0.53000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.53000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.548% 67.712%6.025
1992$ 0.53000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.53000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.849% 68.008%5.943
1993$ 0.56000 (4) 5.660%$ 0.56000 (4) 5.660% 7.937% 68.102%6.042
1994$ 0.60000 (4) 7.143%$ 0.60000 (4) 7.143% 7.971% 68.142%6.163
1995$ 0.66000 (4) 10.000%$ 0.66000 (4) 10.000% 7.883% 68.061%6.284
1996$ 0.74000 (4) 12.121%$ 0.74000 (4) 12.121% 7.695% 67.877%6.364
1997$ 0.82000 (4) 10.811%$ 0.82000 (4) 10.811% 7.548% 67.737%6.480
1998$ 0.88000 (4) 7.317%$ 0.88000 (4) 7.317% 7.560% 77.758%6.640
1999$ 0.94000 (4) 6.818%$ 0.94000 (4) 6.818% 7.599% 77.808%6.808
2000$ 1.00000 (4) 6.383%$ 1.00000 (4) 6.383% 7.667% 77.887%6.987
2001$ 1.12000 (4) 12.000%$ 1.12000 (4) 12.000% 7.417% 77.645%7.115
2002$ 1.20000 (4) 7.143%$ 1.20000 (4) 7.143% 7.435% 77.676%7.333
2003$ 1.69000 (5) 40.833%$ 1.34000 (4) 11.667% 7.158% 77.410%7.499
2004$ 1.68000 (4) -0.592%$ 1.59000 (4) 18.657% 6.381% 76.607%7.111
2005$ 1.90000 (4) 13.095%$ 1.85000 (4) 16.352% 5.650% 75.857%6.826
2006$ 2.42000 (4) 27.368%$ 2.26000 (4) 22.162% 4.380% 54.499%5.145
2007$ 2.76000 (4) 14.050%$ 2.71000 (4) 19.912% 3.071% 23.097%2.306
2008$ 2.80000 (4) 1.449%$ 2.80000 (4) 3.321% 3.047% 23.075%2.418
2009$ 2.80000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 2.80000 (4)NO CHANGE 3.391% 23.417%2.308
2010$ 2.80000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 2.80000 (4)NO CHANGE 3.823% 23.844%2.086
2011$ 2.80000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 2.80000 (4)NO CHANGE 4.380% 24.393%1.600
2012$ 2.84000 (4) 1.429%$ 2.82000 (4) 0.714% 5.004% 15.006%0.596
2013$ 2.98000 (4) 4.930%$ 2.94000 (4) 4.255% 5.155% 15.156%0.539
2014$ 3.12000 (4) 4.698%$ 3.08000 (4) 4.762% 5.253% 15.255%0.561
2015$ 3.28000 (4) 5.128%$ 3.24000 (4) 5.195% 5.273% 15.275%0.647
2016$ 3.44000 (4) 4.878%$ 3.40000 (4) 4.938% 5.440% 15.443%0.737
2017$ 3.61000 (4) 4.942%$ 3.56000 (4) 4.706% 6.180% 06.180%0.000
2018$ 3.85000 (4) 6.648%$ 3.78000 (4) 6.180%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 3.78000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$756.00
1.0%$378.00
1.5%$252.00
2.0%$189.00
2.5%$151.20
3.0%$126.00
3.5%$108.00
4.0%$ 94.50
4.5%$ 84.00
5.0%$ 75.60
5.5%$ 68.73
6.0%$ 63.00
6.5%$ 58.15
7.0%$ 54.00
7.5%$ 50.40
8.0%$ 47.25
8.5%$ 44.47
9.0%$ 42.00
9.5%$ 39.79
10.0%$ 37.80

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