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Company: GENERAL ELECTRIC CO (GE)

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: 169.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly169
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January42
February0
March0
April42
May0
June0
July42
August0
September0
October42
November0
December1

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$ 0.05104 (5)$ 0.03229 (3) 6.804% 198.849%19.176
1978$ 0.05208 (4) 2.043%$ 0.05729 (5) 77.424% 5.458% 167.135%16.012
1979$ 0.05729 (4) 9.997%$ 0.05625 (4) -1.819% 5.651% 167.365%16.151
1980$ 0.06146 (4) 7.273%$ 0.06042 (4) 7.406% 5.606% 167.364%16.362
1981$ 0.06563 (4) 6.782%$ 0.06458 (4) 6.899% 5.571% 177.376%16.582
1982$ 0.06979 (4) 6.347%$ 0.06875 (4) 6.451% 5.546% 177.402%16.810
1983$ 0.07813 (4) 11.941%$ 0.07500 (4) 9.091% 5.447% 177.354%17.046
1984$ 0.08542 (4) 9.332%$ 0.08333 (4) 11.109% 5.285% 177.243%17.282
1985$ 0.09292 (4) 8.783%$ 0.09167 (4) 10.003% 5.145% 187.159%17.535
1986$ 0.09875 (4) 6.278%$ 0.09667 (4) 5.454% 5.135% 187.213%17.805
1987$ 0.11042 (4) 11.814%$ 0.10750 (4) 11.205% 4.945% 187.084%18.075
1988$ 0.12167 (4) 10.190%$ 0.11667 (4) 8.528% 4.828% 187.036%18.372
1989$ 0.14167 (4) 16.438%$ 0.13667 (4) 17.143% 4.427% 196.687%18.588
1990$ 0.16000 (4) 12.941%$ 0.15667 (4) 14.634% 4.080% 196.403%18.855
1991$ 0.17333 (4) 8.332%$ 0.17000 (4) 8.510% 3.919% 196.325%19.197
1992$ 0.19333 (4) 11.538%$ 0.18667 (4) 9.804% 3.699% 206.192%19.550
1993$ 0.21750 (4) 12.500%$ 0.21000 (4) 12.500% 3.362% 205.939%19.896
1994$ 0.24833 (4) 14.176%$ 0.24000 (4) 14.286% 2.930% 205.592%20.231
1995$ 0.28167 (4) 13.423%$ 0.27333 (4) 13.888% 2.478% 215.231%20.591
1996$ 0.31667 (4) 12.427%$ 0.30667 (4) 12.196% 2.057% 214.914%20.999
1997$ 0.36000 (4) 13.684%$ 0.34667 (4) 13.043% 1.562% 214.527%21.416
1998$ 0.41667 (4) 15.741%$ 0.40000 (4) 15.384% 0.916% 223.984%21.803
1999$ 0.48667 (4) 16.800%$ 0.46667 (4) 16.667% 0.148% 223.317%22.170
2000$ 0.57000 (4) 17.123%$ 0.54667 (4) 17.143% -0.725% 232.549%22.530
2001$ 0.66000 (4) 15.789%$ 0.64000 (4) 17.073% -1.707% 231.694%22.898
2002$ 0.73000 (4) 10.606%$ 0.72000 (4) 12.500% -2.567% 231.019%23.438
2003$ 0.77000 (4) 5.479%$ 0.76000 (4) 5.556% -3.111% 240.716%24.176
2004$ 0.82000 (4) 6.494%$ 0.80000 (4) 5.263% -3.716% 250.392%24.993
2005$ 0.91000 (4) 10.976%$ 0.88000 (4) 10.000% -4.773% 26-0.347%25.789
2006$ 1.03000 (4) 13.187%$ 1.00000 (4) 13.636% -6.307% 27-1.513%26.511
2007$ 1.15000 (4) 11.650%$ 1.12000 (4) 12.000% -8.007% 27-2.741%27.361
2008$ 1.24000 (4) 7.826%$ 1.24000 (4) 10.714% -9.956% 28-4.087%28.347
2009$ 0.61000 (4) -50.806%$ 0.82000 (4) -33.871% -6.131% 28-0.777%27.988
2010$ 0.46000 (4) -24.590%$ 0.42000 (4) -48.780% 1.683% 245.223%23.605
2011$ 0.61000 (4) 32.609%$ 0.58000 (4) 38.095% -2.740% 210.527%21.456
2012$ 0.70000 (4) 14.754%$ 0.68000 (4) 17.241% -5.977% 22-2.259%21.972
2013$ 0.79000 (4) 12.857%$ 0.76000 (4) 11.765% -9.626% 23-5.063%23.068
2014$ 0.89000 (4) 12.658%$ 0.88000 (4) 15.789% -16.362% 23-10.277%23.006
2015$ 0.92000 (4) 3.371%$ 0.92000 (4) 4.545% -24.217% 25-15.217%24.659
2016$ 0.93000 (4) 1.087%$ 0.92000 (4)NO CHANGE -38.444% 27-22.826%27.174
2017$ 0.84000 (4) -9.677%$ 0.96000 (4) 4.348% -100.000% 0-50.000%0.000
2018$ 0.37000 (4) -55.952%$ 0.48000 (4) -50.000%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 0.48000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$ 96.00
1.0%$ 48.00
1.5%$ 32.00
2.0%$ 24.00
2.5%$ 19.20
3.0%$ 16.00
3.5%$ 13.71
4.0%$ 12.00
4.5%$ 10.67
5.0%$ 9.60
5.5%$ 8.73
6.0%$ 8.00
6.5%$ 7.38
7.0%$ 6.86
7.5%$ 6.40
8.0%$ 6.00
8.5%$ 5.65
9.0%$ 5.33
9.5%$ 5.05
10.0%$ 4.80

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