Historical information

YearQ1(Mar. 28)Q2(Jun. 29)Q3(Sept. 28)Q4(Dec. 31)Notes
 Share
price
Dividend
(/share)
Share
price
Dividend
(/share)
Share
price
Dividend
(/share)
Share
price
Dividend
(/share)
Rights /
Share
splits
201451.4813.056.2313.052.9113.0   
201341.5212.040.1512.045.2312.047.0413.0 
201245.3212.042.5912.045.2512.042.7312.0 
201149.5411.044.9211.037.6411.045.3911.0 
201039.2310.038.7811.038.99  11.040.58 11.0 
200945.8010.045.1210.040.7510.040.6610.0 
200853.809.056.169.045.5810.040.9910.0 
200742.808.049.599.049.299.053.809.0 
200641.918.040.788.037.478.042.938.0Note 7
200530.677.33334.018.044.678.038.478.0 
200419.627.33320.807.33321.837.33323.727.333 
200315.787.015.707.33316.937.33319.187.333 
200215.827.015.767.015.307.014.957.0 
200138.4519.538.8521.042.7521.044.3121.0 
200030.0019.536.1519.539.0019.539.4519.5 
199928.7018.528.0018.530.7518.531.0019.5 
199826.7218.33325.7018.523.3018.524.5518.5 Note 6
199721.4318.33323.5818.33326.5318.33330.6718.333 
199617.8816.66619.2016.66619.2316.66621.5018.333 
199516.5815.017.015.016.6716.66616.4616.666 
199414.9615.013.5015.014.2915.015.4215.0 Note 5 
199315.9615.015.8815.015.9615.014.9215.0 
199212.7515.014.6215.014.3815.013.5415.0 
199118.0415.017.7915.017.759.013.3315.0 
199020.4615.018.2115.022.1315.019.5415.0 
198917.9215.018.7915.020.0015.021.3315.0 
198819.7515.018.5415.016.6715.016.6715.0 
198722.0013.524.3313.525.0013.518.5415.0 
1986      17.1713.5 
1985      51.001.65 
1984      42.381.45 
1983      37.131.40 
1982      28.751.40 
1981      25.501.40 
1980      32.881.40 Note 4
1979      44.251.15 
1978      25.130.97 
1977      21.500.90 
1976      22.130.82 
1975      22.750.80 
1974      21.880.80 
1973      40.000.80 
1972      49.130.60 
1971      31.130.61 
1970      20.130.54 
1969      17.330.54 Note 3
1968      53.802.10 
1967      53.802.10 
1966      57.632.00 
1965      52.501.85 
1964      57.751.75 
1963      44.131.55 
1962      43.881.40 
1961      50.251.40 
1960      37.751.35 
1959      36.751.20 
1958      45.001.20 
1957      40.501.20 
1956      55.501.20 Note 2
1955      39.130.95 
1954      40.000.90 
1953      28.000.80 
1952      35.000.75 
1951      39.000.65 Note 1
1950      27.00
 
0.55 
1949      23.00
 
0.50 
1948      20.000.50 
1947      15.000.50 


Historical prices for 2002 - current prices reflect 3 for 1 split effective May 23, 2006
Historical prices for 1986 - 2001 reflect 3 for 1 split effective May 15, 1998
Historical prices prior to and including 1985 do not reflect any share splits


1 December 20, 1951, rights issued, one share @ $29.50 for each 10 shares held
2 December 5, 1956, rights issued, one share @ $44.00 for each 20 shares held
3 January 16, 1969, four for one share split
4 June 12, 1980, rights issued, one share @ $33.00 for each 5 shares held
5 April 20, 1994, special dividend declared of $3.00 per share
6 May 15, 1998, three for one share split
7 May 23, 2006, three for one share split