Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census
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. Bureau of the Census, Quarterly Financial Report: U.S. Corporations: Cash Dividends Charged to Retained Earnings This Quarter: All Manufacturing Industry [QFR120MFGUSNO], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/QFR120MFGUSNO, July 18, 2018.