Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Release: Quarterly Financial Report
Further information related to the Quarterly Financial Report survey can be found at https://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/about.html
Methodology details can be found at https://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/documents/QFR_Methodology.pdf
U.S. Census Bureau, Quarterly Financial Report: U.S. Corporations: Cash Dividends Charged to Retained Earnings This Quarter: All Manufacturing: All Durable Manufacturing: Primary Metals: Iron, Steel, and Ferroalloys Industry [QFR120371USNO], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/QFR120371USNO, January 22, 2020.