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Company: COMMERCE BANCSHARES INC (CBSH)

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: 156.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly156
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January0
February0
March38
April1
May0
June39
July0
August0
September39
October0
November0
December39

Cancellations/Discontinuations/Omissions:

StatusNumber
Cancelled0
Discontinued0
Omitted0

Dividends per share by year:

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 paidIncrease from previous yearCompound annual growth rate to 2018 fromBumpiness to 2018 fromMean to 2018 fromStandard deviation to 2018 from
1980$ 0.06077 (4) 7.338% 67.495%5.879
1981$ 0.06381 (4) 5.002% 7.402% 67.563%5.943
1982$ 0.06989 (4) 9.522% 7.343% 67.508%6.016
1983$ 0.07217 (4) 3.262% 7.462% 67.630%6.058
1984$ 0.07521 (4) 4.212% 7.559% 67.730%6.118
1985$ 0.07825 (4) 4.038% 7.668% 67.842%6.175
1986$ 0.08128 (4) 3.884% 7.788% 67.966%6.231
1987$ 0.08432 (4) 3.740% 7.922% 68.102%6.283
1988$ 0.08964 (4) 6.305% 7.976% 68.162%6.378
1989$ 0.09572 (4) 6.778% 8.017% 68.210%6.482
1990$ 0.10635 (4) 11.112% 7.908% 78.106%6.573
1991$ 0.11395 (4) 7.142% 7.937% 78.142%6.691
1992$ 0.12003 (4) 5.335% 8.038% 78.250%6.796
1993$ 0.13294 (4) 10.759% 7.931% 78.149%6.911
1994$ 0.15041 (4) 13.143% 7.719% 77.941%6.977
1995$ 0.17229 (4) 14.545% 7.432% 77.654%6.986
1996$ 0.19096 (4) 10.833% 7.280% 77.510%7.110
1997$ 0.21634 (4) 13.291% 7.001% 77.234%7.162
1998$ 0.24401 (4) 12.794% 6.720% 76.956%7.227
1999$ 0.26178 (4) 7.281% 6.690% 76.939%7.414
2000$ 0.28403 (4) 8.499% 6.591% 86.853%7.608
2001$ 0.30785 (4) 8.388% 6.486% 86.762%7.819
2002$ 0.32830 (4) 6.641% 6.476% 86.770%8.060
2003$ 0.41365 (4) 25.999% 5.288% 75.488%6.558
2004$ 0.51229 (4) 23.847% 4.074% 54.177%4.503
2005$ 0.56129 (4) 9.565% 3.663% 43.762%4.408
2006$ 0.60164 (4) 7.188% 3.375% 43.477%4.472
2007$ 0.64461 (4) 7.143% 3.039% 53.144%4.525
2008$ 0.67684 (4) 5.000% 2.845% 52.958%4.706
2009$ 0.69078 (4) 2.060% 2.932% 53.058%4.951
2010$ 0.70144 (4) 1.543% 3.107% 53.247%5.220
2011$ 0.72084 (4) 2.766% 3.156% 63.316%5.577
2012$ 0.75689 (4) 5.000% 2.852% 63.035%5.978
2013$ 0.77745 (4) 2.717% 2.879% 73.098%6.547
2014$ 0.81633 (4) 5.000% 2.355% 72.623%7.242
2015$ 0.85714 (4) 5.000% 1.489% 81.831%8.211
2016$ 0.77600 (4) -9.467% 7.454% 27.479%2.325
2017$ 0.81600 (4) 5.155% 9.804% 09.804%0.000
2018$ 0.89600 (4) 9.804%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 0.89600) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$179.20
1.0%$ 89.60
1.5%$ 59.73
2.0%$ 44.80
2.5%$ 35.84
3.0%$ 29.87
3.5%$ 25.60
4.0%$ 22.40
4.5%$ 19.91
5.0%$ 17.92
5.5%$ 16.29
6.0%$ 14.93
6.5%$ 13.78
7.0%$ 12.80
7.5%$ 11.95
8.0%$ 11.20
8.5%$ 10.54
9.0%$ 9.96
9.5%$ 9.43
10.0%$ 8.96

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