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Company: KIMBERLY-CLARK CORP (KMB)

This page shows only data up to the final business day of 2015.

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
January39
February0
March0
April39
May0
June1
July38
August0
September0
October39
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 of the compound annual growth rate.
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 multiplied by 100 and 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 2015 fromBumpiness to 2015 from
1977$ 0.13750 (4)$ 0.10313 (3) 9.702% 10
1978$ 0.16250 (4) 18.182%$ 0.15625 (4) 51.515% 8.749% 8
1979$ 0.18000 (4) 10.769%$ 0.17562 (4) 12.400% 8.649% 8
1980$ 0.20000 (4) 11.111%$ 0.19500 (4) 11.032% 8.582% 8
1981$ 0.22500 (4) 12.500%$ 0.21875 (4) 12.179% 8.478% 8
1982$ 0.25000 (4) 11.111%$ 0.24375 (4) 11.429% 8.390% 8
1983$ 0.26250 (4) 5.000%$ 0.25937 (4) 6.410% 8.452% 8
1984$ 0.27500 (4) 4.762%$ 0.27188 (4) 4.819% 8.572% 9
1985$ 0.29000 (4) 5.455%$ 0.28625 (4) 5.287% 8.683% 9
1986$ 0.31000 (4) 6.897%$ 0.30500 (4) 6.550% 8.757% 9
1987$ 0.36000 (4) 16.129%$ 0.34750 (4) 13.934% 8.577% 9
1988$ 0.40000 (4) 11.111%$ 0.39000 (4) 12.230% 8.444% 9
1989$ 0.65000 (4) 62.500%$ 0.58750 (4) 50.641% 7.081% 4
1990$ 0.68000 (4) 4.615%$ 0.67250 (4) 14.468% 6.796% 4
1991$ 0.76000 (4) 11.765%$ 0.72500 (4) 7.807% 6.754% 4
1992$ 1.03500 (5) 36.184%$ 0.82000 (4) 13.103% 6.486% 4
1993$ 0.64500 (3)DECREASE$ 0.85000 (4) 3.659% 6.617% 4
1994$ 0.88000 (4) 36.434%$ 0.87500 (4) 2.941% 6.795% 4
1995$ 0.90000 (4) 2.273%$ 0.89500 (4) 2.286% 7.026% 4
1996$ 0.92000 (4) 2.222%$ 0.91500 (4) 2.235% 7.284% 4
1997$ 0.96000 (4) 4.348%$ 0.95000 (4) 3.825% 7.479% 4
1998$ 1.00000 (4) 4.167%$ 0.99000 (4) 4.211% 7.675% 4
1999$ 1.04000 (4) 4.000%$ 1.03000 (4) 4.040% 7.906% 4
2000$ 1.08000 (4) 3.846%$ 1.07000 (4) 3.883% 8.180% 3
2001$ 1.12000 (4) 3.704%$ 1.11000 (4) 3.738% 8.504% 3
2002$ 1.20000 (4) 7.143%$ 1.18000 (4) 6.306% 8.675% 3
2003$ 1.36000 (4) 13.333%$ 1.32000 (4) 11.864% 8.414% 3
2004$ 1.60000 (4) 17.647%$ 1.54000 (4) 16.667% 7.693% 3
2005$ 1.80000 (4) 12.500%$ 1.75000 (4) 13.636% 7.116% 2
2006$ 1.96000 (4) 8.889%$ 1.92000 (4) 9.714% 6.831% 2
2007$ 2.12000 (4) 8.163%$ 2.08000 (4) 8.333% 6.645% 2
2008$ 2.32000 (4) 9.434%$ 2.27000 (4) 9.135% 6.294% 2
2009$ 2.40000 (4) 3.448%$ 2.38000 (4) 4.846% 6.537% 2
2010$ 2.64000 (4) 10.000%$ 2.58000 (4) 8.403% 6.168% 1
2011$ 2.80000 (4) 6.061%$ 2.76000 (4) 6.977% 5.966% 2
2012$ 2.96000 (4) 5.714%$ 2.92000 (4) 5.797% 6.023% 2
2013$ 3.24000 (4) 9.459%$ 3.17000 (4) 8.562% 4.776% 0
2014$ 3.36000 (4) 3.704%$ 3.33000 (4) 5.047% 4.505% 0
2015$ 3.52000 (4) 4.762%$ 3.48000 (4) 4.505%

This site's data provider did not provide earnings per share data for this company.

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 3.48000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$696.00
1.0%$348.00
1.5%$232.00
2.0%$174.00
2.5%$139.20
3.0%$116.00
3.5%$ 99.43
4.0%$ 87.00
4.5%$ 77.33
5.0%$ 69.60
5.5%$ 63.27
6.0%$ 58.00
6.5%$ 53.54
7.0%$ 49.71
7.5%$ 46.40
8.0%$ 43.50
8.5%$ 40.94
9.0%$ 38.67
9.5%$ 36.63
10.0%$ 34.80

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