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Company: SCHLUMBERGER LTD (SLB)

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: 168.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly168
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January42
February0
March0
April42
May0
June0
July42
August0
September0
October42
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 2018 fromBumpiness to 2018 fromMean to 2018 fromStandard deviation to 2018 from
1977$ 0.07037 (4)$ 0.05000 (3) 9.414% 1510.242%14.590
1978$ 0.09259 (4) 31.579%$ 0.08704 (4) 74.072% 8.152% 118.646%10.668
1979$ 0.12222 (4) 32.003%$ 0.11759 (4) 35.110% 7.536% 107.968%9.915
1980$ 0.15667 (4) 28.181%$ 0.14556 (4) 23.779% 7.139% 107.552%9.702
1981$ 0.19167 (4) 22.340%$ 0.18333 (4) 25.953% 6.671% 97.054%9.342
1982$ 0.23000 (4) 20.000%$ 0.22000 (4) 20.000% 6.323% 96.695%9.215
1983$ 0.25000 (4) 8.696%$ 0.24500 (4) 11.364% 6.183% 96.561%9.311
1984$ 0.28000 (4) 12.000%$ 0.27000 (4) 10.204% 6.067% 96.454%9.426
1985$ 0.30000 (4) 7.143%$ 0.30000 (4) 11.111% 5.917% 106.313%9.532
1986$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.108% 106.510%9.614
1987$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.311% 106.720%9.695
1988$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.528% 106.944%9.776
1989$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE 6.761% 107.184%9.856
1990$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.010% 107.440%9.935
1991$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.279% 107.716%10.012
1992$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.569% 108.013%10.085
1993$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.884% 108.333%10.154
1994$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.30000 (4)NO CHANGE 8.225% 108.681%10.217
1995$ 0.35625 (4) 18.750%$ 0.33750 (4) 12.500% 8.043% 108.515%10.405
1996$ 0.37500 (4) 5.263%$ 0.37500 (4) 11.111% 7.906% 118.396%10.624
1997$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE 8.298% 118.796%10.711
1998$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE 8.730% 119.236%10.789
1999$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE 9.210% 119.722%10.854
2000$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE 9.746% 1110.262%10.900
2001$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE 10.348% 1110.866%10.919
2002$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE 11.029% 1111.545%10.902
2003$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE 11.806% 1112.315%10.830
2004$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.37500 (4)NO CHANGE 12.701% 1113.194%10.680
2005$ 0.42000 (4) 12.000%$ 0.40875 (4) 9.000% 12.991% 1113.517%11.017
2006$ 0.50000 (4) 19.048%$ 0.48000 (4) 17.431% 12.629% 1113.191%11.407
2007$ 0.70000 (4) 40.000%$ 0.65000 (4) 35.417% 10.758% 1011.170%9.641
2008$ 0.84000 (4) 20.000%$ 0.80500 (4) 23.846% 9.528% 99.903%9.196
2009$ 0.84000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.84000 (4) 4.348% 10.119% 910.520%9.495
2010$ 0.84000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.84000 (4)NO CHANGE 11.454% 911.835%9.266
2011$ 1.00000 (4) 19.048%$ 0.96000 (4) 14.286% 11.055% 1011.485%9.856
2012$ 1.10000 (4) 10.000%$ 1.07500 (4) 11.979% 10.901% 1111.403%10.644
2013$ 1.25000 (4) 13.636%$ 1.21250 (4) 12.791% 10.527% 1211.125%11.640
2014$ 1.60000 (4) 28.000%$ 1.51250 (4) 24.742% 7.234% 117.721%10.555
2015$ 2.00000 (4) 25.000%$ 1.90000 (4) 25.620% 1.724% 21.754%2.481
2016$ 2.00000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 2.00000 (4) 5.263% 0.000% 00.000%0.000
2017$ 2.00000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 2.00000 (4)NO CHANGE 0.000% 00.000%0.000
2018$ 2.00000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 2.00000 (4)NO CHANGE

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 2.00000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$400.00
1.0%$200.00
1.5%$133.33
2.0%$100.00
2.5%$ 80.00
3.0%$ 66.67
3.5%$ 57.14
4.0%$ 50.00
4.5%$ 44.44
5.0%$ 40.00
5.5%$ 36.36
6.0%$ 33.33
6.5%$ 30.77
7.0%$ 28.57
7.5%$ 26.67
8.0%$ 25.00
8.5%$ 23.53
9.0%$ 22.22
9.5%$ 21.05
10.0%$ 20.00

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