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Company: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO (CL)

This page shows only data up to the final business day of 2012.

Additional financial information for this company can be found at:
Total number of dividends paid: 143.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly143
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January0
February36
March0
April0
May36
June0
July0
August36
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.

YearDividends declaredIncrease from previous yearDividends paidIncrease from previous yearCompound annual growth rate to 2012 fromBumpiness to 2012 from
1978$ 0.06375$ 0.06250 9.133% 5
1979$ 0.06750 5.882%$ 0.06750 8.000% 9.167% 5
1980$ 0.06875 1.852%$ 0.06813 0.926% 9.435% 5
1981$ 0.07250 5.455%$ 0.07125 4.587% 9.596% 5
1982$ 0.07500 3.448%$ 0.07500 5.263% 9.743% 5
1983$ 0.08000 6.667%$ 0.07875 5.000% 9.910% 5
1984$ 0.08000NO CHANGE$ 0.08000 1.587% 10.220% 5
1985$ 0.08250 3.125%$ 0.08125 1.563% 10.554% 5
1986$ 0.08500 3.030%$ 0.08500 4.615% 10.789% 5
1987$ 0.08875 4.412%$ 0.08688 2.206% 11.147% 5
1988$ 0.06937DECREASE$ 0.09250 6.475% 11.346% 5
1989$ 0.09750 40.541%$ 0.09750 5.405% 11.612% 5
1990$ 0.11250 15.385%$ 0.11250 15.385% 11.444% 5
1991$ 0.12750 13.333%$ 0.12750 13.333% 11.354% 5
1992$ 0.14375 12.745%$ 0.14375 12.745% 11.285% 5
1993$ 0.16750 16.522%$ 0.16750 16.522% 11.016% 5
1994$ 0.19250 14.925%$ 0.19250 14.925% 10.803% 5
1995$ 0.22000 14.286%$ 0.22000 14.286% 10.601% 5
1996$ 0.23500 6.818%$ 0.23500 6.818% 10.842% 5
1997$ 0.26500 12.766%$ 0.26500 12.766% 10.715% 5
1998$ 0.27500 3.774%$ 0.27500 3.774% 11.229% 5
1999$ 0.29500 7.273%$ 0.29500 7.273% 11.539% 5
2000$ 0.31500 6.780%$ 0.31500 6.780% 11.945% 5
2001$ 0.33750 7.143%$ 0.33750 7.143% 12.392% 5
2002$ 0.36000 6.667%$ 0.36000 6.667% 12.981% 5
2003$ 0.45000 25.000%$ 0.45000 25.000% 11.719% 3
2004$ 0.48000 6.667%$ 0.48000 6.667% 12.367% 3
2005$ 0.55500 15.625%$ 0.55500 15.625% 11.909% 3
2006$ 0.62500 12.613%$ 0.62500 12.613% 11.793% 3
2007$ 0.70000 12.000%$ 0.70000 12.000% 11.751% 3
2008$ 0.78000 11.429%$ 0.78000 11.429% 11.832% 4
2009$ 0.86000 10.256%$ 0.86000 10.256% 12.362% 4
2010$ 1.01500 18.023%$ 1.01500 18.023% 9.634% 2
2011$ 1.13500 11.823%$ 1.13500 11.823% 7.489% 0
2012$ 1.22000 7.489%$ 1.22000 7.489%

Earnings per share by year:

Earnings per share are computed per calendar year, not per fiscal year.

YearEarnings per shareIncrease from previous yearCompound annual growth rate to 2012 fromBumpiness to 2012 from
1987$ 0.04880 17.227% 135
1988$ 0.29000 494.262% 9.561% 99
1989$ 0.24810DECREASE 10.746% 101
1990$ 0.28500 14.873% 10.562% 103
1991$ 0.09630DECREASE 16.982% 103
1992$ 0.36500 279.024% 10.304% 89
1993$ 0.13500DECREASE 16.834% 88
1994$ 0.47750 253.704% 9.861% 72
1995$ 0.13000DECREASE 19.256% 70
1996$ 0.52250 301.923% 10.536% 9
1997$ 0.61000 16.746% 10.134% 9
1998$ 0.70250 15.164% 9.783% 9
1999$ 0.78500 11.744% 9.634% 9
2000$ 0.90500 15.287% 9.175% 9
2001$ 1.01000 11.602% 8.957% 10
2002$ 1.16500 15.347% 8.338% 10
2003$ 1.30000 11.588% 7.983% 11
2004$ 1.22500DECREASE 9.837% 10
2005$ 1.27000 3.673% 10.747% 10
2006$ 1.28500 1.181% 12.427% 10
2007$ 1.67500 30.350% 9.150% 7
2008$ 1.90500 13.731% 8.034% 8
2009$ 2.26500 18.898% 4.638% 6
2010$ 2.22500DECREASE 7.995% 4
2011$ 2.49000 11.910% 4.217% 0
2012$ 2.59500 4.217%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 1.22000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$244.00
1.0%$122.00
1.5%$ 81.33
2.0%$ 61.00
2.5%$ 48.80
3.0%$ 40.67
3.5%$ 34.86
4.0%$ 30.50
4.5%$ 27.11
5.0%$ 24.40
5.5%$ 22.18
6.0%$ 20.33
6.5%$ 18.77
7.0%$ 17.43
7.5%$ 16.27
8.0%$ 15.25
8.5%$ 14.35
9.0%$ 13.56
9.5%$ 12.84
10.0%$ 12.20

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