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Company: CVS HEALTH CORP (CVS)

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
February39
March0
April0
May39
June0
July0
August39
September0
October1
November38
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
1980$ 0.10000 (4)$ 0.10000 (4) 8.203% 1810.566%18.188
1981$ 0.11250 (4) 12.500%$ 0.11250 (4) 12.500% 8.089% 1810.514%18.429
1982$ 0.12750 (4) 13.333%$ 0.12750 (4) 13.333% 7.947% 1910.435%18.678
1983$ 0.13625 (4) 6.863%$ 0.13625 (4) 6.863% 7.978% 1910.537%18.933
1984$ 0.16500 (4) 21.101%$ 0.16500 (4) 21.101% 7.614% 1910.227%19.121
1985$ 0.18000 (4) 9.091%$ 0.18000 (4) 9.091% 7.570% 1910.261%19.407
1986$ 0.19500 (4) 8.333%$ 0.19500 (4) 8.333% 7.546% 2010.321%19.705
1987$ 0.22000 (4) 12.821%$ 0.22000 (4) 12.821% 7.380% 2010.241%20.015
1988$ 0.26250 (4) 19.318%$ 0.26250 (4) 19.318% 7.003% 209.938%20.276
1989$ 0.32500 (4) 23.810%$ 0.32500 (4) 23.810% 6.466% 209.460%20.456
1990$ 0.35500 (4) 9.231%$ 0.35500 (4) 9.231% 6.369% 219.468%20.818
1991$ 0.36000 (4) 1.408%$ 0.36000 (4) 1.408% 6.557% 219.767%21.141
1992$ 0.37000 (4) 2.778%$ 0.37000 (4) 2.778% 6.705% 2110.035%21.498
1993$ 0.38000 (4) 2.703%$ 0.38000 (4) 2.703% 6.869% 2210.329%21.873
1994$ 0.38000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.38000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.165% 2210.759%22.220
1995$ 0.38000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.38000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.488% 2311.227%22.582
1996$ 0.11000 (4) -71.053%$ 0.11000 (4) -71.053% 14.092% 1514.967%14.540
1997$ 0.11000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.11000 (4)NO CHANGE 14.811% 1515.680%14.502
1998$ 0.11250 (4) 2.273%$ 0.11250 (4) 2.273% 15.477% 1516.350%14.539
1999$ 0.11500 (4) 2.222%$ 0.11500 (4) 2.222% 16.220% 1517.093%14.542
2000$ 0.11500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.11500 (4)NO CHANGE 17.195% 1418.043%14.355
2001$ 0.11500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.11500 (4)NO CHANGE 18.293% 1419.104%14.069
2002$ 0.11500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.11500 (4)NO CHANGE 19.542% 1420.298%13.640
2003$ 0.14813 (5) 28.804%$ 0.11500 (4)NO CHANGE 20.973% 1321.652%13.006
2004$ 0.09938 (3) -32.911%$ 0.13250 (4) 15.217% 21.395% 1322.111%13.344
2005$ 0.14500 (4) 45.912%$ 0.14500 (4) 9.434% 22.368% 1323.086%13.359
2006$ 0.15500 (4) 6.897%$ 0.15500 (4) 6.897% 23.754% 1324.436%13.026
2007$ 0.22875 (4) 47.581%$ 0.22875 (4) 47.581% 21.788% 1122.332%11.488
2008$ 0.25800 (4) 12.787%$ 0.25800 (4) 12.787% 22.727% 1223.286%11.625
2009$ 0.30500 (4) 18.217%$ 0.30500 (4) 18.217% 23.239% 1223.849%12.124
2010$ 0.35000 (4) 14.754%$ 0.35000 (4) 14.754% 24.343% 1224.986%12.399
2011$ 0.66250 (5) 89.286%$ 0.50000 (4) 42.857% 21.901% 1122.433%11.115
2012$ 0.71250 (4) 7.547%$ 0.65000 (4) 30.000% 20.602% 1221.172%11.533
2013$ 0.95000 (4) 33.333%$ 0.90000 (4) 38.462% 17.316% 917.714%9.373
2014$ 1.17500 (4) 23.684%$ 1.10000 (4) 22.222% 16.121% 1016.587%10.172
2015$ 1.47500 (4) 25.532%$ 1.40000 (4) 27.273% 12.625% 913.025%9.339
2016$ 1.77500 (4) 20.339%$ 1.70000 (4) 21.429% 8.465% 98.824%8.824
2017$ 2.00000 (4) 12.676%$ 2.00000 (4) 17.647% 0.000% 00.000%0.000
2018$ 1.50000 (3) -25.000%$ 2.00000 (4)NO CHANGE

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 2.00000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$400.00
1.0%$200.00
1.5%$133.33
2.0%$100.00
2.5%$ 80.00
3.0%$ 66.67
3.5%$ 57.14
4.0%$ 50.00
4.5%$ 44.44
5.0%$ 40.00
5.5%$ 36.36
6.0%$ 33.33
6.5%$ 30.77
7.0%$ 28.57
7.5%$ 26.67
8.0%$ 25.00
8.5%$ 23.53
9.0%$ 22.22
9.5%$ 21.05
10.0%$ 20.00

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