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Company: CABOT CORP (CBT)

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: 168.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly168
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January7
February0
March42
April0
May0
June42
July0
August0
September42
October0
November0
December35

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
1977$ 0.06875 (4)$ 0.06875 (4) 7.443% 138.109%12.591
1978$ 0.09167 (4) 33.332%$ 0.09167 (4) 33.332% 6.865% 127.479%12.091
1979$ 0.12500 (4) 36.365%$ 0.12500 (4) 36.365% 6.199% 116.738%11.313
1980$ 0.18333 (4) 46.667%$ 0.18333 (4) 46.667% 5.301% 95.687%9.397
1981$ 0.22250 (4) 21.363%$ 0.16500 (3) -10.000% 5.748% 96.111%9.157
1982$ 0.23000 (4) 3.371%$ 0.23000 (4) 39.394% 4.940% 75.187%7.386
1983$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE 5.085% 75.335%7.438
1984$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE 5.238% 75.492%7.489
1985$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE 5.401% 85.658%7.540
1986$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE 5.574% 85.835%7.589
1987$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE 5.759% 86.023%7.636
1988$ 0.23000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.28750 (5) 25.000% 5.172% 75.391%6.918
1989$ 0.26000 (4) 13.043%$ 0.26000 (4) -9.565% 5.721% 65.907%6.444
1990$ 0.26000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.26000 (4)NO CHANGE 5.931% 66.118%6.459
1991$ 0.26000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.26000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.157% 66.344%6.467
1992$ 0.26000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.26000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.401% 66.588%6.467
1993$ 0.26000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.26000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.666% 66.852%6.457
1994$ 0.27000 (4) 3.846%$ 0.27000 (4) 3.846% 6.785% 76.977%6.560
1995$ 0.32000 (4) 18.519%$ 0.32000 (4) 18.519% 6.302% 66.475%6.234
1996$ 0.37000 (4) 15.625%$ 0.37000 (4) 15.625% 5.897% 66.059%6.054
1997$ 0.40000 (4) 8.108%$ 0.40000 (4) 8.108% 5.792% 65.962%6.180
1998$ 0.43000 (4) 7.500%$ 0.43000 (4) 7.500% 5.708% 65.885%6.323
1999$ 0.44000 (4) 2.326%$ 0.44000 (4) 2.326% 5.889% 66.072%6.433
2000$ 0.44000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.44000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.226% 66.409%6.443
2001$ 0.50000 (4) 13.636%$ 0.50000 (4) 13.636% 5.806% 65.984%6.380
2002$ 0.52000 (4) 4.000%$ 0.52000 (4) 4.000% 5.919% 76.108%6.556
2003$ 0.56000 (4) 7.692%$ 0.56000 (4) 7.692% 5.802% 76.003%6.758
2004$ 0.61000 (4) 8.929%$ 0.61000 (4) 8.929% 5.582% 75.794%6.949
2005$ 0.64000 (4) 4.918%$ 0.64000 (4) 4.918% 5.634% 75.861%7.206
2006$ 0.66000 (4) 3.125%$ 0.66000 (4) 3.125% 5.845% 76.089%7.456
2007$ 0.72000 (4) 9.091%$ 0.72000 (4) 9.091% 5.555% 85.816%7.729
2008$ 0.72000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.72000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.127% 86.398%7.874
2009$ 0.72000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.72000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.831% 87.108%7.990
2010$ 0.72000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.72000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.717% 87.997%8.044
2011$ 0.72000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.72000 (4)NO CHANGE 8.867% 89.139%7.969
2012$ 0.78000 (4) 8.333%$ 0.78000 (4) 8.333% 8.956% 99.274%8.600
2013$ 0.80000 (4) 2.564%$ 0.80000 (4) 2.564% 10.282% 910.616%8.829
2014$ 0.86000 (4) 7.500%$ 0.86000 (4) 7.500% 10.989% 1011.395%9.717
2015$ 0.88000 (4) 2.326%$ 0.88000 (4) 2.326% 14.036% 914.418%9.451
2016$ 1.12000 (4) 27.273%$ 1.12000 (4) 27.273% 7.943% 37.990%3.171
2017$ 1.24500 (4) 11.161%$ 1.24500 (4) 11.161% 4.819% 04.819%0.000
2018$ 1.30500 (4) 4.819%$ 1.30500 (4) 4.819%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 1.30500) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$261.00
1.0%$130.50
1.5%$ 87.00
2.0%$ 65.25
2.5%$ 52.20
3.0%$ 43.50
3.5%$ 37.29
4.0%$ 32.63
4.5%$ 29.00
5.0%$ 26.10
5.5%$ 23.73
6.0%$ 21.75
6.5%$ 20.08
7.0%$ 18.64
7.5%$ 17.40
8.0%$ 16.31
8.5%$ 15.35
9.0%$ 14.50
9.5%$ 13.74
10.0%$ 13.05

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