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Company: PAYCHEX INC (PAYX)

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: 121.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly121
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January0
February29
March0
April0
May29
June0
July0
August30
September0
October0
November31
December2

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
1988$ 0.00117 (1) 28.528% 5935.069%58.714
1989$ 0.00507 (4) 333.305% 23.253% 2024.785%19.833
1990$ 0.00663 (4) 30.745% 22.993% 2024.573%20.152
1991$ 0.00819 (4) 23.515% 22.974% 2124.612%20.520
1992$ 0.00975 (4) 19.051% 23.127% 2124.826%20.882
1993$ 0.01580 (4) 61.999% 21.784% 2023.339%19.900
1994$ 0.02370 (4) 49.984% 20.731% 2022.228%19.537
1995$ 0.03556 (4) 50.008% 19.597% 1921.021%19.060
1996$ 0.05333 (4) 50.004% 18.372% 1819.703%18.436
1997$ 0.08000 (4) 50.000% 17.044% 1818.260%17.614
1998$ 0.12000 (4) 49.999% 15.602% 1716.674%16.519
1999$ 0.18000 (4) 49.999% 14.028% 1514.920%15.024
2000$ 0.27000 (4) 50.000% 12.304% 1312.971%12.888
2001$ 0.38000 (4) 40.741% 10.822% 1111.337%11.306
2002$ 0.44000 (4) 15.789% 10.519% 1211.059%11.598
2003$ 0.45000 (4) 2.273% 11.092% 1211.645%11.747
2004$ 0.49000 (4) 8.889% 11.251% 1211.841%12.135
2005$ 0.55000 (4) 12.245% 11.175% 1311.810%12.593
2006$ 0.69000 (4) 25.455% 10.061% 1210.673%12.449
2007$ 1.02000 (4) 47.826% 7.149% 67.296%5.673
2008$ 1.22000 (4) 19.608% 5.977% 46.065%4.327
2009$ 1.24000 (4) 1.639% 6.470% 46.556%4.288
2010$ 1.24000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.307% 47.376%3.827
2011$ 1.25000 (4) 0.806% 8.270% 38.314%3.113
2012$ 1.29000 (6) 3.200% 9.138% 29.167%2.493
2013$ 1.36000 (2) 5.426% 9.896% 29.915%2.025
2014$ 1.46000 (4) 7.353% 10.542% 210.555%1.754
2015$ 1.60000 (4) 9.589% 10.861% 210.878%1.920
2016$ 1.76000 (4) 10.000% 11.294% 211.316%2.225
2017$ 1.92000 (4) 9.091% 13.542% 013.542%0.000
2018$ 2.18000 (4) 13.542%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 2.18000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$436.00
1.0%$218.00
1.5%$145.33
2.0%$109.00
2.5%$ 87.20
3.0%$ 72.67
3.5%$ 62.29
4.0%$ 54.50
4.5%$ 48.44
5.0%$ 43.60
5.5%$ 39.64
6.0%$ 36.33
6.5%$ 33.54
7.0%$ 31.14
7.5%$ 29.07
8.0%$ 27.25
8.5%$ 25.65
9.0%$ 24.22
9.5%$ 22.95
10.0%$ 21.80

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