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Company: KIMBERLY-CLARK CORP (KMB)

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: 146.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly146
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January36
February0
March0
April37
May0
June1
July36
August0
September0
October36
November0
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
1977$ 0.13750$ 0.10313 10.024% 11
1978$ 0.16250 18.182%$ 0.15625 51.515% 8.993% 8
1979$ 0.18000 10.769%$ 0.17562 12.400% 8.891% 8
1980$ 0.20000 11.111%$ 0.19500 11.032% 8.825% 8
1981$ 0.22500 12.500%$ 0.21875 12.179% 8.719% 9
1982$ 0.25000 11.111%$ 0.24375 11.429% 8.630% 9
1983$ 0.26250 5.000%$ 0.25937 6.410% 8.707% 9
1984$ 0.27500 4.762%$ 0.27188 4.819% 8.848% 9
1985$ 0.29000 5.455%$ 0.28625 5.287% 8.983% 9
1986$ 0.31000 6.897%$ 0.30500 6.550% 9.077% 9
1987$ 0.36000 16.129%$ 0.34750 13.934% 8.887% 9
1988$ 0.40000 11.111%$ 0.39000 12.230% 8.750% 10
1989$ 0.65000 62.500%$ 0.58750 50.641% 7.220% 4
1990$ 0.68000 4.615%$ 0.67250 14.468% 6.902% 4
1991$ 0.76000 11.765%$ 0.72500 7.807% 6.859% 4
1992$ 1.03500 36.184%$ 0.82000 13.103% 6.556% 4
1993$ 0.64500DECREASE$ 0.85000 3.659% 6.711% 4
1994$ 0.88000 36.434%$ 0.87500 2.941% 6.924% 4
1995$ 0.90000 2.273%$ 0.89500 2.286% 7.204% 4
1996$ 0.92000 2.222%$ 0.91500 2.235% 7.522% 4
1997$ 0.96000 4.348%$ 0.95000 3.825% 7.773% 4
1998$ 1.00000 4.167%$ 0.99000 4.211% 8.032% 4
1999$ 1.04000 4.000%$ 1.03000 4.040% 8.346% 4
2000$ 1.08000 3.846%$ 1.07000 3.883% 8.726% 4
2001$ 1.12000 3.704%$ 1.11000 3.738% 9.191% 3
2002$ 1.20000 7.143%$ 1.18000 6.306% 9.484% 3
2003$ 1.36000 13.333%$ 1.32000 11.864% 9.222% 4
2004$ 1.60000 17.647%$ 1.54000 16.667% 8.326% 3
2005$ 1.80000 12.500%$ 1.75000 13.636% 7.588% 2
2006$ 1.96000 8.889%$ 1.92000 9.714% 7.238% 2
2007$ 2.12000 8.163%$ 2.08000 8.333% 7.020% 2
2008$ 2.32000 9.434%$ 2.27000 9.135% 6.497% 1
2009$ 2.40000 3.448%$ 2.38000 4.846% 7.054% 1
2010$ 2.64000 10.000%$ 2.58000 8.403% 6.385% 1
2011$ 2.80000 6.061%$ 2.76000 6.977% 5.797% 0
2012$ 2.96000 5.714%$ 2.92000 5.797%

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$ 0.93250 6.451% 811
1988$ 1.17750 26.273% 5.696% 828
1989$ 1.31500 11.677% 5.443% 846
1990$ 1.35000 2.662% 5.571% 865
1991$ 1.59000 17.778% 5.023% 885
1992$ 0.42000DECREASE 12.527% 905
1993$ 1.59000 278.571% 5.566% 928
1994$ 1.35500DECREASE 6.829% 953
1995$ 0.06000DECREASE 28.829% 976
1996$ 2.49000 4050.000% 3.696% 19
1997$ 1.62000DECREASE 6.969% 16
1998$ 2.00000 23.457% 5.879% 17
1999$ 3.11000 55.500% 2.794% 10
2000$ 3.34000 7.395% 2.420% 10
2001$ 3.04000DECREASE 3.525% 10
2002$ 3.24000 6.579% 3.224% 10
2003$ 3.34000 3.086% 3.240% 11
2004$ 3.64000 8.982% 2.543% 11
2005$ 3.30000DECREASE 4.364% 11
2006$ 3.27000DECREASE 5.269% 12
2007$ 4.13000 26.300% 1.504% 8
2008$ 4.06000DECREASE 2.320% 9
2009$ 4.53000 11.576% -0.596% 9
2010$ 4.47000DECREASE -0.224% 10
2011$ 4.02000DECREASE 10.697% 0
2012$ 4.45000 10.697%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 2.92000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$584.00
1.0%$292.00
1.5%$194.67
2.0%$146.00
2.5%$116.80
3.0%$ 97.33
3.5%$ 83.43
4.0%$ 73.00
4.5%$ 64.89
5.0%$ 58.40
5.5%$ 53.09
6.0%$ 48.67
6.5%$ 44.92
7.0%$ 41.71
7.5%$ 38.93
8.0%$ 36.50
8.5%$ 34.35
9.0%$ 32.44
9.5%$ 30.74
10.0%$ 29.20

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