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Company: TORCHMARK CORP (TMK)

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
January9
February30
March0
April8
May30
June0
July7
August31
September0
October9
November29
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
1980$ 0.04630 (4)$ 0.04444 (4) 7.227%There is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1981$ 0.03889 (3) -15.999%$ 0.05185 (4) 16.668% 6.983%There is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1982$ 0.00000 (0) -100.000%$ 0.00000 (0) -100.000%The dividend for this year was zeroThere is no useful bumpiness for this year0.000%0.000
1983$ 0.05926 (4)PREVIOUS YEAR's WAS ZERO$ 0.05926 (4)PREVIOUS YEAR's WAS ZERO 6.987% 147.891%14.041
1984$ 0.08519 (5) 43.751%$ 0.06667 (4) 12.501% 6.829% 147.755%14.223
1985$ 0.10370 (5) 21.737%$ 0.07778 (4) 16.666% 6.544% 147.485%14.351
1986$ 0.08148 (3) -21.429%$ 0.08889 (4) 14.283% 6.311% 157.273%14.522
1987$ 0.14815 (4) 81.819%$ 0.14815 (4) 66.668% 4.780% 105.357%10.012
1988$ 0.17037 (4) 14.999%$ 0.16296 (4) 9.999% 4.610% 105.202%10.141
1989$ 0.19259 (4) 13.044%$ 0.18518 (4) 13.636% 4.312% 104.911%10.190
1990$ 0.20741 (4) 7.693%$ 0.20741 (4) 12.001% 4.048% 104.658%10.281
1991$ 0.22963 (4) 10.714%$ 0.22222 (4) 7.142% 3.935% 104.566%10.458
1992$ 0.23705 (4) 3.233%$ 0.23704 (4) 6.670% 3.831% 114.485%10.649
1993$ 0.24298 (4) 2.500%$ 0.24002 (4) 1.257% 3.935% 114.614%10.840
1994$ 0.24889 (4) 2.432%$ 0.24889 (4) 3.693% 3.945% 114.652%11.062
1995$ 0.25333 (4) 1.786%$ 0.25111 (4) 0.893% 4.080% 114.816%11.271
1996$ 0.25778 (4) 1.754%$ 0.25778 (4) 2.655% 4.146% 124.914%11.515
1997$ 0.26222 (4) 1.725%$ 0.26000 (4) 0.862% 4.305% 125.107%11.751
1998$ 0.23111 (4) -11.864%$ 0.25778 (4) -0.854% 4.569% 125.405%11.963
1999$ 0.16000 (4) -30.769%$ 0.16000 (4) -37.931% 7.480% 77.686%6.827
2000$ 0.16000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.16000 (4)NO CHANGE 7.912% 78.113%6.763
2001$ 0.16000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.16000 (4)NO CHANGE 8.396% 78.590%6.658
2002$ 0.16000 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.16000 (4)NO CHANGE 8.943% 69.127%6.496
2003$ 0.17778 (4) 11.111%$ 0.16889 (4) 5.556% 9.173% 79.365%6.641
2004$ 0.19556 (4) 10.000%$ 0.19556 (4) 15.790% 8.715% 78.906%6.640
2005$ 0.19556 (4)NO CHANGE$ 0.19556 (4)NO CHANGE 9.416% 69.591%6.397
2006$ 0.22222 (4) 13.637%$ 0.21333 (4) 9.091% 9.444% 79.633%6.656
2007$ 0.23111 (4) 4.000%$ 0.23111 (4) 8.333% 9.545% 79.751%6.940
2008$ 0.24889 (4) 7.692%$ 0.24444 (4) 5.769% 9.930% 710.149%7.158
2009$ 0.25333 (4) 1.786%$ 0.24889 (4) 1.818% 10.870% 711.075%6.954
2010$ 0.27556 (4) 8.772%$ 0.27111 (4) 8.929% 11.115% 711.343%7.332
2011$ 0.30444 (4) 10.484%$ 0.29556 (4) 9.016% 11.419% 811.675%7.781
2012$ 0.40000 (4) 31.387%$ 0.38000 (4) 28.572% 8.791% 48.859%3.890
2013$ 0.45333 (4) 13.333%$ 0.44000 (4) 15.789% 7.443% 37.473%2.575
2014$ 0.50673 (4) 11.780%$ 0.49337 (4) 12.129% 6.302% 16.309%1.232
2015$ 0.54000 (4) 6.565%$ 0.53170 (4) 7.770% 5.818% 15.823%1.037
2016$ 0.56000 (4) 3.704%$ 0.55500 (4) 4.382% 6.543% 06.543%0.237
2017$ 0.60000 (4) 7.143%$ 0.59000 (4) 6.306% 6.780% 06.780%0.000
2018$ 0.64000 (4) 6.667%$ 0.63000 (4) 6.780%

What price should you pay today if you wanted last year's dividends ($ 0.63000) to represent a yield of X%?

YieldPrice
0.5%$126.00
1.0%$ 63.00
1.5%$ 42.00
2.0%$ 31.50
2.5%$ 25.20
3.0%$ 21.00
3.5%$ 18.00
4.0%$ 15.75
4.5%$ 14.00
5.0%$ 12.60
5.5%$ 11.45
6.0%$ 10.50
6.5%$ 9.69
7.0%$ 9.00
7.5%$ 8.40
8.0%$ 7.88
8.5%$ 7.41
9.0%$ 7.00
9.5%$ 6.63
10.0%$ 6.30

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