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Company: TJX COMPANIES INC (TJX)

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: 153.

Dividend payment frequency:

FrequencyNumber of dividends
Annually0
Semi-annually0
Quarterly153
Monthly0
Irregularly0
'none'0

Current frequency is quarterly.

Dividend payment timing:

MonthNumber of dividends
January0
February9
March30
April0
May14
June24
July0
August19
September19
October0
November19
December19

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
1981$ 0.00178 (4)$ 0.00169 (4) 16.421% 2018.440%19.787
1982$ 0.00151 (3) -15.034%$ 0.00195 (4) 15.768% 16.439% 2018.514%20.055
1983$ 0.00373 (5) 147.084%$ 0.00293 (4) 50.000% 15.599% 2017.615%19.610
1984$ 0.00458 (4) 22.878%$ 0.00421 (4) 43.659% 14.863% 1916.849%19.374
1985$ 0.00703 (4) 53.476%$ 0.00633 (4) 50.374% 13.929% 1915.833%18.751
1986$ 0.01000 (4) 42.217%$ 0.00938 (4) 48.139% 12.998% 1814.823%18.137
1987$ 0.01250 (4) 25.000%$ 0.01188 (4) 26.667% 12.583% 1814.441%18.301
1988$ 0.01250 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.01250 (4) 5.263% 12.835% 1914.747%18.525
1989$ 0.01250 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.01250 (4)NO CHANGE 13.306% 1915.256%18.635
1990$ 0.01438 (4) 15.008%$ 0.01391 (4) 11.256% 13.380% 1915.398%18.949
1991$ 0.01438 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.01438 (4) 3.372% 13.769% 1915.844%19.152
1992$ 0.01438 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.01438 (4)NO CHANGE 14.334% 1916.453%19.258
1993$ 0.01563 (4) 8.695%$ 0.01531 (4) 6.521% 14.659% 2016.850%19.535
1994$ 0.01313 (3) -16.005%$ 0.01703 (4) 11.219% 14.804% 2017.085%19.903
1995$ 0.01969 (5) 50.000%$ 0.01750 (4) 2.751% 15.359% 2017.708%20.101
1996$ 0.00875 (4) -55.556%$ 0.00875 (4) -50.000% 19.827% 1420.786%14.302
1997$ 0.01250 (4) 42.857%$ 0.01156 (4) 32.143% 19.271% 1420.245%14.417
1998$ 0.01500 (4) 20.000%$ 0.01437 (4) 24.324% 19.023% 1520.041%14.744
1999$ 0.01750 (4) 16.667%$ 0.01688 (4) 17.391% 19.110% 1520.181%15.114
2000$ 0.02000 (4) 14.286%$ 0.01938 (4) 14.815% 19.353% 1520.479%15.474
2001$ 0.02250 (4) 12.500%$ 0.02187 (4) 12.903% 19.744% 1620.924%15.809
2002$ 0.03000 (4) 33.333%$ 0.02812 (4) 28.571% 19.213% 1620.446%16.176
2003$ 0.03500 (4) 16.667%$ 0.03375 (4) 20.000% 19.160% 1720.476%16.707
2004$ 0.04500 (4) 28.571%$ 0.04250 (4) 25.926% 18.691% 1720.087%17.227
2005$ 0.06000 (4) 33.333%$ 0.05625 (4) 32.353% 17.701% 1819.143%17.525
2006$ 0.07000 (4) 16.667%$ 0.06750 (4) 20.000% 17.511% 1819.072%18.239
2007$ 0.09000 (4) 28.571%$ 0.08500 (4) 25.926% 16.774% 1918.449%18.927
2008$ 0.11000 (4) 22.222%$ 0.10500 (4) 23.529% 16.120% 2017.941%19.780
2009$ 0.12000 (4) 9.091%$ 0.11750 (4) 11.905% 16.598% 2118.612%20.741
2010$ 0.15000 (4) 25.000%$ 0.14250 (4) 21.277% 16.026% 2218.279%21.977
2011$ 0.19000 (4) 26.667%$ 0.18000 (4) 26.316% 14.626% 2317.130%23.269
2012$ 0.23000 (4) 21.053%$ 0.22000 (4) 22.222% 13.406% 2516.282%25.033
2013$ 0.29000 (4) 26.087%$ 0.27500 (4) 25.000% 11.220% 2714.538%27.087
2014$ 0.35000 (4) 20.690%$ 0.33500 (4) 21.818% 8.718% 3012.718%30.010
2015$ 0.42000 (4) 20.000%$ 0.40250 (4) 20.149% 5.154% 3410.241%34.296
2016$ 0.26000 (4) -38.095%$ 0.30000 (4) -25.466% 24.900% 2828.094%28.428
2017$ 0.31200 (4) 20.000%$ 0.29900 (4) -0.333% 56.522% 056.522%0.000
2018$ 0.58500 (4) 87.500%$ 0.46800 (4) 56.522%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 0.46800) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$ 93.60
1.0%$ 46.80
1.5%$ 31.20
2.0%$ 23.40
2.5%$ 18.72
3.0%$ 15.60
3.5%$ 13.37
4.0%$ 11.70
4.5%$ 10.40
5.0%$ 9.36
5.5%$ 8.51
6.0%$ 7.80
6.5%$ 7.20
7.0%$ 6.69
7.5%$ 6.24
8.0%$ 5.85
8.5%$ 5.51
9.0%$ 5.20
9.5%$ 4.93
10.0%$ 4.68

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