HSY Hershey Company

  • STOCK
  • HSY
  • Price as of: Sep 23, 06:40 PM EDT
  • $95.85
  • -$0.31
  • -0.3%
  • Industry
  • Confectioners
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HSY Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.58% Consumer Goods Average 1.82%
  • Annualized Payout
    $2.47 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    58.0% EPS $4.26
  • Dividend Growth
    6 yrs Since 2010
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HSY Upcoming Dividend Payouts

HSY has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.
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Metric HSY Rank HSY Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is slightly above Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

HSY Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
12.7% 9.6% 6 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

HSY Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.2360 2015 9.6%
$2.0400 2014 12.7%
Historical Dividend Data

HSY Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.6180 2016-07-28 2016-08-23 2016-08-25 2016-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5830 2016-05-04 2016-05-23 2016-05-25 2016-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5830 2016-01-28 2016-02-23 2016-02-25 2016-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5830 2015-10-06 2015-11-23 2015-11-25 2015-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5830 2015-08-07 2015-08-21 2015-08-25 2015-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5350 2015-04-27 2015-05-21 2015-05-26 2015-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5350 2015-01-29 2015-02-23 2015-02-25 2015-03-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5350 2014-10-03 2014-11-21 2014-11-25 2014-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5350 2014-07-24 2014-08-21 2014-08-25 2014-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4850 2014-04-28 2014-05-21 2014-05-23 2014-06-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4850 2014-01-30 2014-02-21 2014-02-25 2014-03-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4850 2013-10-08 2013-11-21 2013-11-25 2013-12-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4850 2013-07-25 2013-08-21 2013-08-23 2013-09-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2013-04-30 2013-05-22 2013-05-24 2013-06-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2013-01-31 2013-02-21 2013-02-25 2013-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2012-10-24 2012-11-20 2012-11-23 2012-12-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2012-08-07 2012-08-22 2012-08-24 2012-09-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2012-04-30 2012-05-23 2012-05-25 2012-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2012-02-01 2012-02-22 2012-02-24 2012-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2011-10-03 2011-11-22 2011-11-25 2011-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2011-08-02 2011-08-23 2011-08-25 2011-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2011-04-28 2011-05-23 2011-05-25 2011-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2011-01-31 2011-02-23 2011-02-25 2011-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2010-10-05 2010-11-22 2010-11-24 2010-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2010-08-03 2010-08-23 2010-08-25 2010-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2010-05-04 2010-05-21 2010-05-25 2010-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2010-02-01 2010-02-23 2010-02-25 2010-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2975 2009-10-09 2009-11-23 2009-11-25 2009-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2975 2009-08-04 2009-08-21 2009-08-25 2009-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2975 2009-04-29 2009-05-20 2009-05-25 2009-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2975 2009-02-17 2009-02-23 2009-02-25 2009-03-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2975 2008-09-30 2008-11-21 2008-11-25 2008-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2975 2008-08-05 2008-08-21 2008-08-25 2008-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2975 2008-04-21 2008-05-21 2008-05-23 2008-06-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2975 2008-02-13 2008-02-21 2008-02-25 2008-03-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2975 2007-10-02 2007-11-19 2007-11-21 2007-12-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2975 2007-08-07 2007-08-22 2007-08-24 2007-09-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2007-04-16 2007-05-23 2007-05-25 2007-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2007-02-13 2007-02-21 2007-02-23 2007-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2006-10-03 2006-11-20 2006-11-22 2006-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2006-08-08 2006-08-23 2006-08-25 2006-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2450 2006-04-18 2006-05-23 2006-05-25 2006-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2450 2006-02-16 2006-02-22 2006-02-24 2006-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2450 2005-10-04 2005-11-22 2005-11-25 2005-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2450 2005-08-09 2005-08-23 2005-08-25 2005-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2005-04-19 2005-05-23 2005-05-25 2005-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2005-02-15 2005-02-23 2005-02-25 2005-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2004-10-05 2004-11-22 2004-11-24 2004-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2004-07-28 2004-08-23 2004-08-25 2004-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1975 2004-04-28 2004-05-21 2004-05-25 2004-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2004-04-22 2004-06-16 2004-05-25 2004-06-15 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1975 2004-02-17 2004-02-23 2004-02-25 2004-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1975 2003-10-07 2003-11-21 2003-11-25 2003-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1975 2003-08-05 2003-08-21 2003-08-25 2003-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1638 2003-04-22 2003-05-21 2003-05-23 2003-06-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1638 2003-02-12 2003-02-21 2003-02-25 2003-03-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1638 2002-10-01 2002-11-20 2002-11-22 2002-12-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1638 2002-08-06 2002-08-21 2002-08-23 2002-09-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1513 2002-04-30 2002-05-22 2002-05-24 2002-06-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1513 2002-02-13 2002-02-21 2002-02-25 2002-03-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1513 2001-10-02 2001-11-20 2001-11-23 2001-12-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1513 2001-08-07 2001-08-22 2001-08-24 2001-09-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2001-04-24 2001-05-23 2001-05-25 2001-06-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2001-02-07 2001-02-21 2001-02-23 2001-03-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2000-11-07 2000-11-20 2000-11-22 2000-12-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2000-08-01 2000-08-23 2000-08-25 2000-09-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2000-04-25 2000-05-23 2000-05-25 2000-06-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2000-02-09 2000-02-23 2000-02-25 2000-03-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 1999-11-02 1999-11-18 1999-11-22 1999-12-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 1999-08-03 1999-08-23 1999-08-25 1999-09-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1999-04-06 1999-05-20 1999-05-24 1999-06-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1999-02-10 1999-02-22 1999-02-24 1999-03-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1998-11-03 1998-11-19 1998-11-23 1998-12-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1200 1998-08-04 1998-08-21 1998-08-25 1998-09-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-04-07 1998-05-20 1998-05-22 1998-06-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-02-03 1998-02-20 1998-02-24 1998-03-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1997-11-04 1997-11-19 1997-11-21 1997-12-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1997-08-05 1997-08-21 1997-08-25 1997-09-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1997-04-29 1997-05-21 1997-05-23 1997-06-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1997-02-04 1997-02-20 1997-02-24 1997-03-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 1996-11-05 1996-11-19 1996-11-21 1996-12-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1996-08-06 1996-08-21 1996-08-23 1996-09-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1996-08-06 1996-09-16 1996-08-23 1996-09-13 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0900 1996-04-30 1996-05-21 1996-05-23 1996-06-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1996-02-06 1996-02-21 1996-02-23 1996-03-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1995-11-07 1995-11-17 1995-11-21 1995-12-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1995-08-01 1995-08-23 1995-08-25 1995-09-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0813 1995-04-24 1995-05-17 1995-05-23 1995-06-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0813 1995-02-07 1995-02-17 1995-02-24 1995-03-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0813 1994-11-01 1994-11-15 1994-11-21 1994-12-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0813 1994-08-02 1994-08-22 1994-08-26 1994-09-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0750 1994-04-25 1994-05-17 1994-05-23 1994-06-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0750 1994-02-08 1994-02-18 1994-02-25 1994-03-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0750 1993-11-02 1993-11-15 1993-11-19 1993-12-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0750 1993-08-03 1993-08-20 1993-08-26 1993-09-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0675 1993-04-26 1993-05-17 1993-05-21 1993-06-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0675 1993-02-02 1993-02-22 1993-02-26 1993-03-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

HSY Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Consumer Goods
Industry: Confectioners

Hershey Co. (HSY) engages in manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing various chocolate and confectionery products, pantry items, and gum and mint refreshment products worldwide. The company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Hershey is affected by macroeconomic conditions, as well as prices for raw commodities such as cacao. As well, Hershey is affected by a global consumer preference shift towards healthier food. Hershey has been paying dividends since 1993 and has increased its dividends consecutively annually since 2010. Hershey pays its dividends quarterly.

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  • Earnings
    Brookfield Asset Management (BAM ) reported Q2 FFO of $0.50, $0.21 better than the analyst estimate of $0.29.

    Revenue
    Revenue for the quarter came in at $4.92 billion versus the consensus estimate of $4.67 billion.

    Outlook
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