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Company: KIMBERLY-CLARK CORP (KMB)

This page shows only data up to the final business day of 2017.

Additional financial information for this company can be found at:
Total number of dividends paid: 164.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly164
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January41
February0
March0
April41
May0
June1
July40
August0
September0
October41
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.

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 2017 fromBumpiness to 2017 fromMean to 2017 fromStandard deviation to 2017 from
1977$ 0.13750 (4)$ 0.10313 (3) 9.458% 109.856%10.190
1978$ 0.16250 (4) 18.182%$ 0.15625 (4) 51.515% 8.549% 88.788%7.801
1979$ 0.18000 (4) 10.769%$ 0.17562 (4) 12.400% 8.449% 88.693%7.881
1980$ 0.20000 (4) 11.111%$ 0.19500 (4) 11.032% 8.380% 88.629%7.977
1981$ 0.22500 (4) 12.500%$ 0.21875 (4) 12.179% 8.277% 88.531%8.065
1982$ 0.25000 (4) 11.111%$ 0.24375 (4) 11.429% 8.188% 88.448%8.164
1983$ 0.26250 (4) 5.000%$ 0.25937 (4) 6.410% 8.241% 88.508%8.276
1984$ 0.27500 (4) 4.762%$ 0.27188 (4) 4.819% 8.346% 88.620%8.375
1985$ 0.29000 (4) 5.455%$ 0.28625 (4) 5.287% 8.443% 88.724%8.484
1986$ 0.31000 (4) 6.897%$ 0.30500 (4) 6.550% 8.505% 98.794%8.610
1987$ 0.36000 (4) 16.129%$ 0.34750 (4) 13.934% 8.328% 98.623%8.700
1988$ 0.40000 (4) 11.111%$ 0.39000 (4) 12.230% 8.196% 98.498%8.823
1989$ 0.65000 (4) 62.500%$ 0.58750 (4) 50.641% 6.925% 46.993%3.864
1990$ 0.68000 (4) 4.615%$ 0.67250 (4) 14.468% 6.655% 46.716%3.652
1991$ 0.76000 (4) 11.765%$ 0.72500 (4) 7.807% 6.611% 46.674%3.715
1992$ 1.03500 (5) 36.184%$ 0.82000 (4) 13.103% 6.359% 46.417%3.554
1993$ 0.64500 (3) -37.681%$ 0.85000 (4) 3.659% 6.473% 46.532%3.582
1994$ 0.88000 (4) 36.434%$ 0.87500 (4) 2.941% 6.630% 46.688%3.578
1995$ 0.90000 (4) 2.273%$ 0.89500 (4) 2.286% 6.831% 46.888%3.530
1996$ 0.92000 (4) 2.222%$ 0.91500 (4) 2.235% 7.055% 37.110%3.461
1997$ 0.96000 (4) 4.348%$ 0.95000 (4) 3.825% 7.219% 37.274%3.466
1998$ 1.00000 (4) 4.167%$ 0.99000 (4) 4.211% 7.380% 37.435%3.482
1999$ 1.04000 (4) 4.000%$ 1.03000 (4) 4.040% 7.569% 37.624%3.481
2000$ 1.08000 (4) 3.846%$ 1.07000 (4) 3.883% 7.790% 37.844%3.458
2001$ 1.12000 (4) 3.704%$ 1.11000 (4) 3.738% 8.048% 38.101%3.404
2002$ 1.20000 (4) 7.143%$ 1.18000 (4) 6.306% 8.165% 38.220%3.483
2003$ 1.36000 (4) 13.333%$ 1.32000 (4) 11.864% 7.906% 37.960%3.462
2004$ 1.60000 (4) 17.647%$ 1.54000 (4) 16.667% 7.260% 37.290%2.574
2005$ 1.80000 (4) 12.500%$ 1.75000 (4) 13.636% 6.745% 26.761%1.882
2006$ 1.96000 (4) 8.889%$ 1.92000 (4) 9.714% 6.479% 26.493%1.732
2007$ 2.12000 (4) 8.163%$ 2.08000 (4) 8.333% 6.295% 26.309%1.710
2008$ 2.32000 (4) 9.434%$ 2.27000 (4) 9.135% 5.984% 25.995%1.505
2009$ 2.40000 (4) 3.448%$ 2.38000 (4) 4.846% 6.127% 26.139%1.537
2010$ 2.64000 (4) 10.000%$ 2.58000 (4) 8.403% 5.806% 15.815%1.365
2011$ 2.80000 (4) 6.061%$ 2.76000 (4) 6.977% 5.612% 15.621%1.382
2012$ 2.96000 (4) 5.714%$ 2.92000 (4) 5.797% 5.576% 25.586%1.512
2013$ 3.24000 (4) 9.459%$ 3.17000 (4) 8.562% 4.842% 04.842%0.299
2014$ 3.36000 (4) 3.704%$ 3.33000 (4) 5.047% 4.774% 04.774%0.318
2015$ 3.52000 (4) 4.762%$ 3.48000 (4) 4.505% 4.908% 04.909%0.311
2016$ 3.68000 (4) 4.545%$ 3.64000 (4) 4.598% 5.220% 05.220%0.000
2017$ 3.88000 (4) 5.435%$ 3.83000 (4) 5.220%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 3.83000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$766.00
1.0%$383.00
1.5%$255.33
2.0%$191.50
2.5%$153.20
3.0%$127.67
3.5%$109.43
4.0%$ 95.75
4.5%$ 85.11
5.0%$ 76.60
5.5%$ 69.64
6.0%$ 63.83
6.5%$ 58.92
7.0%$ 54.71
7.5%$ 51.07
8.0%$ 47.88
8.5%$ 45.06
9.0%$ 42.56
9.5%$ 40.32
10.0%$ 38.30

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