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Company: PFIZER INC (PFE)

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: 165.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly165
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January0
February1
March41
April0
May0
June41
July0
August0
September41
October0
November0
December41

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 2018 fromBumpiness to 2018 fromMean to 2018 fromStandard deviation to 2018 from
1978$ 0.02438 (4)$ 0.02438 (4) 10.577% 1011.127%9.809
1979$ 0.02750 (4) 12.821%$ 0.02750 (4) 12.821% 10.520% 1011.083%9.930
1980$ 0.03000 (4) 9.091%$ 0.03000 (4) 9.091% 10.558% 1011.136%10.055
1981$ 0.04292 (5) 43.050%$ 0.03333 (4) 11.107% 10.543% 1011.136%10.190
1982$ 0.04083 (4) -4.854%$ 0.03833 (4) 15.001% 10.422% 1011.029%10.309
1983$ 0.05000 (4) 22.451%$ 0.04833 (4) 26.088% 10.004% 1010.599%10.132
1984$ 0.04125 (3) -17.498%$ 0.05500 (4) 13.796% 9.894% 1010.505%10.265
1985$ 0.06167 (4) 49.498%$ 0.06167 (4) 12.124% 9.828% 1010.456%10.415
1986$ 0.06833 (4) 10.806%$ 0.06833 (4) 10.806% 9.797% 1110.445%10.577
1987$ 0.07500 (4) 9.758%$ 0.07500 (4) 9.758% 9.798% 1110.467%10.745
1988$ 0.10625 (5) 41.665%$ 0.08333 (4) 11.109% 9.755% 1110.446%10.922
1989$ 0.06875 (3) -35.293%$ 0.09167 (4) 10.003% 9.746% 1110.461%11.109
1990$ 0.10000 (4) 45.452%$ 0.10000 (4) 9.089% 9.770% 1110.510%11.302
1991$ 0.11000 (4) 10.000%$ 0.11000 (4) 10.000% 9.761% 1210.529%11.509
1992$ 0.12333 (4) 12.120%$ 0.12333 (4) 12.120% 9.672% 1210.467%11.724
1993$ 0.14000 (4) 13.515%$ 0.14000 (4) 13.515% 9.521% 1210.346%11.940
1994$ 0.15667 (4) 11.906%$ 0.15667 (4) 11.906% 9.422% 1210.280%12.182
1995$ 0.17333 (4) 10.637%$ 0.17333 (4) 10.637% 9.370% 1210.265%12.444
1996$ 0.20000 (4) 15.386%$ 0.20000 (4) 15.386% 9.104% 1310.032%12.674
1997$ 0.22667 (4) 13.334%$ 0.22667 (4) 13.334% 8.907% 139.875%12.951
1998$ 0.32666 (5) 44.116%$ 0.25333 (4) 11.763% 8.766% 139.781%13.264
1999$ 0.32333 (4) -1.020%$ 0.30667 (4) 21.053% 8.155% 139.187%13.348
2000$ 0.38000 (4) 17.526%$ 0.36000 (4) 17.392% 7.664% 148.732%13.569
2001$ 0.46000 (4) 21.053%$ 0.44000 (4) 22.222% 6.863% 147.938%13.550
2002$ 0.54000 (4) 17.391%$ 0.52000 (4) 18.182% 6.193% 147.298%13.715
2003$ 0.62000 (4) 14.815%$ 0.60000 (4) 15.385% 5.607% 146.759%14.000
2004$ 0.70000 (4) 12.903%$ 0.68000 (4) 13.333% 5.076% 146.289%14.377
2005$ 0.81000 (4) 15.714%$ 0.76000 (4) 11.765% 4.578% 155.868%14.836
2006$ 1.01000 (4) 24.691%$ 0.96000 (4) 26.316% 2.945% 144.164%14.167
2007$ 1.19000 (4) 17.822%$ 1.16000 (4) 20.833% 1.457% 142.648%13.835
2008$ 1.28000 (4) 7.563%$ 1.28000 (4) 10.345% 0.608% 141.879%14.284
2009$ 0.66000 (4) -48.438%$ 0.80000 (4) -37.500% 6.073% 66.254%5.937
2010$ 0.74000 (4) 12.121%$ 0.72000 (4) -10.000% 8.274% 28.286%1.581
2011$ 0.82000 (4) 10.811%$ 0.80000 (4) 11.111% 7.875% 17.882%1.246
2012$ 0.90000 (4) 9.756%$ 0.88000 (4) 10.000% 7.525% 17.529%0.970
2013$ 0.98000 (4) 8.889%$ 0.96000 (4) 9.091% 7.215% 17.217%0.737
2014$ 1.06000 (4) 8.163%$ 1.04000 (4) 8.333% 6.937% 16.938%0.538
2015$ 1.14000 (4) 7.547%$ 1.12000 (4) 7.692% 6.686% 06.687%0.365
2016$ 1.22000 (4) 7.018%$ 1.20000 (4) 7.143% 6.458% 06.458%0.208
2017$ 1.30000 (4) 6.557%$ 1.28000 (4) 6.667% 6.250% 06.250%0.000
2018$ 1.38000 (4) 6.154%$ 1.36000 (4) 6.250%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 1.36000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$272.00
1.0%$136.00
1.5%$ 90.67
2.0%$ 68.00
2.5%$ 54.40
3.0%$ 45.33
3.5%$ 38.86
4.0%$ 34.00
4.5%$ 30.22
5.0%$ 27.20
5.5%$ 24.73
6.0%$ 22.67
6.5%$ 20.92
7.0%$ 19.43
7.5%$ 18.13
8.0%$ 17.00
8.5%$ 16.00
9.0%$ 15.11
9.5%$ 14.32
10.0%$ 13.60

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