Dividend History

Dividend History

The company has paid cash dividends on its common stock since 1965, and expects to continue the payment of dividends. Dividends are paid on a quarterly basis, and future dividend payments will depend upon the company's level of earnings, financial requirements and other relevant factors.

Dividend History

Declared Ex-Date Record Payable Amount Type
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2018: 1.00
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2017: 1.00
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2016: 1.00
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2015: 1.00
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.25 U.S. Currency
0.20 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2014: 0.95
0.20 U.S. Currency
0.20 U.S. Currency
0.20 U.S. Currency
0.17 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2013: 0.77
0.17 U.S. Currency
0.17 U.S. Currency
0.17 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2012: 0.66
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2011: 0.60
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2010: 0.60
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2009: 0.60
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.10 Extra, special, participating or arrears
0.15 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2008: 0.70
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.15 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2007: 0.60
0.15 U.S. Currency
0.10 U.S. Currency
0.10 U.S. Currency
0.10 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2006: 0.45
0.10 U.S. Currency
0.08 U.S. Currency
0.08 U.S. Currency
0.08 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2005: 0.34
0.08 U.S. Currency
0.06 U.S. Currency
0.06 U.S. Currency
0.06 Cash dividend on increased shares
1.00 Stock split
Stock split
Total dividends in 2004: 1.26
0.06 U.S. Currency
0.05 U.S. Currency
0.05 Cash dividend on increased shares
0.05 Stock dividend
Stock dividend
0.047619 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2003: 0.257619
0.047619 U.S. Currency
0.047619 U.S. Currency
0.047619 U.S. Currency
0.047619 Cash dividend on increased shares
Total dividends in 2002: 0.190476
0.10 Stock dividend
Stock dividend
0.077922 U.S. Currency
0.04329 Extra, special, participating or arrears
Total dividends in 2001: 0.221212
0.060606 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2000: 0.090909
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1999: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1998: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1997: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1996: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1995: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1994: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1993: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1992: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1991: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1990: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1989: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1988: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1987: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1986: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1985: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1984: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.030303 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1983: 0.121212
0.030303 U.S. Currency
0.025974 U.S. Currency
0.025974 U.S. Currency
0.025974 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1982: 0.108225
0.025974 U.S. Currency
0.025974 U.S. Currency
0.025974 U.S. Currency
0.025974 Cash dividend on increased shares
Stock split
0.50 Stock split
Total dividends in 1981: 0.603896
0.025974 U.S. Currency
0.020202 U.S. Currency
0.020202 Cash dividend on increased shares
0.50 Stock split
Stock split
0.01924 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1980: 0.585618
0.01924 U.S. Currency
0.01924 U.S. Currency
0.01924 Cash dividend on increased shares
Stock dividend
0.33333 Stock dividend
0.018038 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1979: 0.409088
0.018038 U.S. Currency
0.018038 U.S. Currency
0.018038 Cash dividend on increased shares
Stock dividend
0.50 Stock dividend
0.016835 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1978: 0.570949
0.016835 U.S. Currency
0.016835 U.S. Currency
0.016835 U.S. Currency
0.016835 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1977: 0.06734
0.012025 U.S. Currency
0.20 Stock dividend
Stock dividend
0.010021 U.S. Currency
0.010021 U.S. Currency
0.010021 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1976: 0.242088
0.010021 U.S. Currency
0.010021 U.S. Currency
0.010021 U.S. Currency
0.010021 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1975: 0.040084
0.010021 U.S. Currency
0.010021 U.S. Currency
0.008017 U.S. Currency
0.008017 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1974: 0.036076
0.007215 U.S. Currency
0.007215 U.S. Currency
0.006413 U.S. Currency
0.006413 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1973: 0.027256
0.05 Stock dividend
Stock dividend
0.006413 U.S. Currency
0.006108 U.S. Currency
0.006108 U.S. Currency
0.004963 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1972: 0.073592
0.4329 Stock rights
Total dividends in 1900: 0.4329

The historical dividend information provided is for informational purposes only, and is not intended for trading purposes. The historical dividend information is provided by Mergent, a third party service, and West LLC does not maintain or provide information directly to this service. Total dividends per year is based on the dividend ex-date.