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Company: MARATHON OIL CORP (MRO)

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: 134.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly134
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January0
February0
March33
April0
May0
June33
July0
August0
September34
October0
November0
December34

Cancellations/Discontinuations/Omissions:

StatusNumber
Cancelled0
Discontinued0
Omitted0

Dividends per share by year:

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 paidIncrease from previous yearCompound annual growth rate to 2018 fromBumpiness to 2018 fromMean to 2018 fromStandard deviation to 2018 from
1979$ 0.80000 (4) -3.619%There is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1980$ 0.80000 (4)NO CHANGE -3.716%There is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1981$ 1.00000 (4) 25.000% -4.446%There is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1982$ 0.87500 (4) -12.500% -4.185%There is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1983$ 0.50000 (4) -42.857% -2.653%There is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1984$ 0.50000 (4)NO CHANGE -2.732%There is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1985$ 0.00000 (0) -100.000%The dividend for this year was zeroThere is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1986$ 0.00000 (0)NO CHANGEThe dividend for this year was zeroThere is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1987$ 0.00000 (0)NO CHANGEThe dividend for this year was zeroThere is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1988$ 0.00000 (0)NO CHANGEThe dividend for this year was zeroThere is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1989$ 0.00000 (0)NO CHANGEThe dividend for this year was zeroThere is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1990$ 0.00000 (0)NO CHANGEThe dividend for this year was zeroThere is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1991$ 0.35000 (2)PREVIOUS YEAR's WAS ZERO -2.094% 241.549%23.653
1992$ 0.61000 (4) 74.286% -4.382% 19-1.249%19.227
1993$ 0.34000 (4) -44.262% -2.145% 180.472%17.535
1994$ 0.34000 (4)NO CHANGE -2.236% 180.491%17.896
1995$ 0.34000 (4)NO CHANGE -2.334% 180.513%18.281
1996$ 0.35000 (4) 2.941% -2.576% 190.402%18.684
1997$ 0.38000 (4) 8.571% -3.104% 190.013%19.037
1998$ 0.42000 (4) 10.526% -3.779% 19-0.512%19.358
1999$ 0.42000 (4)NO CHANGE -3.982% 20-0.539%19.860
2000$ 0.44000 (4) 4.762% -4.478% 20-0.834%20.364
2001$ 0.46000 (4) 4.545% -5.021% 21-1.150%20.911
2002$ 0.46000 (4)NO CHANGE -5.344% 22-1.222%21.553
2003$ 0.48000 (4) 4.348% -6.010% 22-1.594%22.210
2004$ 0.51500 (4) 7.292% -6.990% 23-2.228%22.858
2005$ 0.61000 (4) 18.447% -8.957% 23-3.819%22.962
2006$ 0.76500 (4) 25.410% -11.829% 22-6.254%22.228
2007$ 0.92000 (4) 20.261% -14.882% 22-8.665%21.662
2008$ 0.96000 (4) 4.348% -16.983% 22-9.966%22.306
2009$ 0.96000 (4)NO CHANGE -19.040% 23-11.074%23.250
2010$ 0.99000 (4) 3.125% -22.131% 24-12.848%24.079
2011$ 0.80000 (4) -19.192% -21.901% 26-11.942%25.614
2012$ 0.68000 (4) -15.000% -22.625% 28-11.432%27.633
2013$ 0.72000 (4) 5.882% -29.199% 29-14.895%29.058
2014$ 0.80000 (4) 11.111% -41.421% 29-21.397%29.053
2015$ 0.68000 (4) -15.000% -50.369% 33-23.529%33.276
2016$ 0.20000 (4) -70.588% 0.000% 00.000%0.000
2017$ 0.20000 (4)NO CHANGE 0.000% 00.000%0.000
2018$ 0.20000 (4)NO CHANGE

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 0.20000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$ 40.00
1.0%$ 20.00
1.5%$ 13.33
2.0%$ 10.00
2.5%$ 8.00
3.0%$ 6.67
3.5%$ 5.71
4.0%$ 5.00
4.5%$ 4.44
5.0%$ 4.00
5.5%$ 3.64
6.0%$ 3.33
6.5%$ 3.08
7.0%$ 2.86
7.5%$ 2.67
8.0%$ 2.50
8.5%$ 2.35
9.0%$ 2.22
9.5%$ 2.11
10.0%$ 2.00

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