HNZ HJ Heinz Co.

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HJ Heinz Co. (HNZ) stopped trading Jun 7, 2013. H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) was acquired by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway on June 7, 2013 for $28 billion..

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    NA Consumer Goods Average 2.23%
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Growth History

HNZ Dividend Growth History

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Reveal More Dividend Growth History for HNZ -33.7% -74.6% No Payout Increase Last Year
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

HNZ Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.5150 2013 -74.6%
$2.0250 2012 7.1%
$1.8900 2011 6.8%
Historical Dividend Data

HNZ Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.5150 2013-03-13 2013-03-21 2013-03-25 2013-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5150 2012-11-30 2012-12-07 2012-12-11 2012-12-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5150 2012-08-28 2012-09-13 2012-09-17 2012-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5150 2012-05-24 2012-06-20 2012-06-24 2012-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4800 2012-03-13 2012-03-21 2012-03-23 2012-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4800 2011-11-09 2011-12-20 2011-12-22 2012-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4800 2011-08-30 2011-09-20 2011-09-22 2011-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4800 2011-05-26 2011-06-22 2011-06-24 2011-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2011-03-09 2011-03-22 2011-03-24 2011-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2010-11-10 2010-12-20 2010-12-22 2011-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2010-08-31 2010-09-20 2010-09-22 2010-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2010-05-27 2010-06-22 2010-06-24 2010-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2010-03-10 2010-03-22 2010-03-24 2010-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2009-11-11 2009-12-18 2009-12-22 2010-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2009-08-12 2009-09-18 2009-09-22 2009-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2009-05-28 2009-06-22 2009-06-24 2009-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4150 2009-03-11 2009-03-20 2009-03-24 2009-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4150 2008-11-12 2008-12-18 2008-12-22 2009-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4150 2008-08-13 2008-09-18 2008-09-22 2008-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4150 2008-05-29 2008-06-20 2008-06-24 2008-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2008-03-12 2008-03-19 2008-03-24 2008-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-11-14 2007-12-19 2007-12-21 2008-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-08-15 2007-09-19 2007-09-21 2007-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2007-05-31 2007-06-21 2007-06-25 2007-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2007-03-14 2007-03-21 2007-03-24 2007-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2006-11-08 2006-12-20 2006-12-22 2007-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2006-08-16 2006-09-20 2006-09-22 2006-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2006-06-01 2006-06-21 2006-06-24 2006-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2006-03-08 2006-03-22 2006-03-24 2006-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2005-11-09 2005-12-21 2005-12-23 2006-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2005-08-23 2005-09-21 2005-09-23 2005-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2005-05-18 2005-06-22 2005-06-24 2005-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2850 2005-03-09 2005-03-22 2005-03-24 2005-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2850 2004-11-10 2004-12-21 2004-12-23 2005-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2850 2004-09-08 2004-09-21 2004-09-23 2004-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2850 2004-06-09 2004-06-22 2004-06-24 2004-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2004-03-10 2004-03-22 2004-03-24 2004-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2003-11-12 2003-12-19 2003-12-23 2004-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2003-09-12 2003-09-19 2003-09-23 2003-10-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2003-06-11 2003-06-20 2003-06-24 2003-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2003-03-12 2003-03-20 2003-03-24 2003-04-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2002-12-11 2002-12-19 2002-12-23 2003-01-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2002-09-12 2002-09-19 2002-09-23 2002-10-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2002-06-12 2002-06-20 2002-06-24 2002-07-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2002-03-13 2002-03-21 2002-03-25 2002-04-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2001-12-12 2001-12-20 2001-12-24 2002-01-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2001-09-17 2001-09-25 2001-09-27 2001-10-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3925 2001-06-13 2001-06-21 2001-06-25 2001-07-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3925 2001-03-14 2001-03-22 2001-03-26 2001-04-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3925 2000-12-13 2000-12-20 2000-12-25 2001-01-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3925 2000-09-12 2000-09-20 2000-09-22 2000-10-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2000-06-14 2000-06-22 2000-06-26 2000-07-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2000-03-08 2000-03-16 2000-03-20 2000-04-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3675 1999-12-08 1999-12-16 1999-12-20 2000-01-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3675 1999-09-08 1999-09-17 1999-09-21 1999-10-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3425 1999-06-09 1999-06-17 1999-06-21 1999-07-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3425 1999-03-10 1999-03-18 1999-03-22 1999-04-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3425 1998-12-08 1998-12-17 1998-12-21 1999-01-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3425 1998-09-08 1998-09-17 1998-09-21 1998-10-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3150 1998-06-10 1998-06-18 1998-06-22 1998-07-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3150 1998-03-11 1998-03-19 1998-03-23 1998-04-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3150 1997-12-02 1997-12-17 1997-12-19 1998-01-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3150 1997-09-10 1997-09-19 1997-09-23 1997-10-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 1997-06-11 1997-06-23 1997-06-25 1997-07-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 1997-03-12 1997-03-20 1997-03-24 1997-04-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 1996-12-05 1996-12-18 1996-12-20 1997-01-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 1996-09-10 1996-09-19 1996-09-23 1996-10-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2650 1996-06-12 1996-06-21 1996-06-25 1996-07-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2650 1996-03-13 1996-03-21 1996-03-25 1996-04-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2650 1995-12-07 1995-12-18 1995-12-20 1996-01-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1995-09-12 1995-11-10 1995-10-03 1995-11-09 NM Stock Split NM
$0.2650 1995-09-12 1995-09-20 1995-09-22 1995-10-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 1995-06-14 1995-06-22 1995-06-26 1995-07-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 1995-03-08 1995-03-15 1995-03-21 1995-04-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 1994-12-07 1994-12-15 1994-12-21 1995-01-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 1994-09-13 1994-09-19 1994-09-23 1994-10-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 1994-06-08 1994-06-15 1994-06-21 1994-07-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 1994-03-09 1994-03-16 1994-03-22 1994-04-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 1993-12-08 1993-12-15 1993-12-21 1994-01-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 1993-09-08 1993-09-15 1993-09-21 1993-10-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 1993-06-09 1993-06-15 1993-06-21 1993-07-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 1993-03-10 1993-03-16 1993-03-22 1993-04-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 1992-12-09 1992-12-15 1992-12-21 1993-01-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

HNZ Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Consumer Goods

H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) is a worldwide food products maker. The company's primary products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen foods, soups, beans and pasta meals, and infant nutrition. Heinz was founded in 1869 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Berkshire Hathaway took this company private in a buyout deal in June 2013.

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HJ Heinz Co. News

  • Heinz Sees Drop in Q3 Profits; Beats Estimates (HNZ)

    Food product company, H.J. Heinz Company(HNZ) reported a drop in third quarter profits on Friday, but beat analysts estimates. The Pittsburgh, PA based company reported third quarter earnings of $269.5 million, or 83 cents per share, down -5% from $284.7 million, or 88 cents per share last year. Excluding special items, earnings were 99 cents per share, which beat analysts estimate of 90 cents per share. Revenue for the quarter rose by 2% to $2.93 billion, from $2.87 billion last year. Analysts expected to see $2.99 billion in revenue. Organic sales in emerging markets increased by 17.6%, which was primarily due to sales in Latin America, Indonesia, and China. Global ketchup sales rose 4.2%, mainly due to growth in Russia, Latin America, and Canada. Last week, the company announced that it will be acquired by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital. This deal is the largest deal in history for the food industry. Heinz shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Friday. The stock has increased 32.5% in the past year. The Bottom Line Shares of H.J. Heinz Company(HNZ) have a 2.85% yield, based on Thursday's closing price of $72.19. H.J. Heinz Company(HNZ) is a "Recommended" dividend stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Early on Thursday, worldwide food products maker H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) announced that it will be acquired by Warren Buffett's Berkshire...
  • Heinz Downgraded at Stifel Nicolaus (HNZ)

    Stifel Nicolaus announced on Monday that it has downgraded food manufacturer, H.J. Heinz Company(HNZ) to a "Hold." The firm has downgraded HNZ from a "Buy" to a "Hold," and has withdrawn its prior price target of $58. An analyst from the firm commented, "we are downgrading Heinz to Hold from Buy as the stock has surpassed our target price. This downgrade does not reflect any change in our view of the fundamentals – we continue to foresee solid growth ahead for Heinz, particularly driven by its burgeoning emerging market business. However, we also believe the relatively slow growth profile of its developed market business will constrain any meaningful upside to sales and earnings from this level, which we believe is required for the shares to earn a premium multiple." H.J. Heinz shares were down 88 cents, or -1.51% during Monday morning trading. The stock is up 6.48% YTD. The Bottom Line We have been recommending shares of H.J. Heinz (HNZ) since Jan.24, 2009, when the stock was trading at $35.06. Shares of H.J. Heinz (HNZ) have a 3.53% dividend yield, based on Friday's closing stock price of $58.43. H.J. Heinz Company(HNZ) is a "Recommended" dividend stock at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Bank of America Bumps up Price Target, Estimates for Heinz (HNZ)

    Condiments maker H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) on Friday received some positive commentary from analysts at Bank of America. The firm maintained its "Neutral" rating on HNZ but lifted its price target from $58 to $59. That new target suggests a small upside to the stock's Wednesday closing price of $57.62. A Bank of America analyst commented, "Key takeaways: 1) HNZ expects a significant ramp up in sales, particularly volumes, over F2H13 due to increased marketing and innovation." Continuing, "We are raising our F13 EPS estimate from $3.47 to $3.53, primarily due to a lower tax rate which is down from 22% to 20% ($0.09 p/s). We are lowering our operating profit forecast from $1.734bn to $1.713bn due to lower margins in NACP and Rest of World (ROW). We are forecasting 4.1% organic sales growth with a mix of 2.2% vol/mix and 1.9% pricing." Heinz shares were mostly flat in premarket trading Friday. The stock has risen about 6.6% year-to-date. The Bottom Line We have been recommending shares of H.J. Heinz (HNZ) since Jan.24, 2009, when the stock was trading at $35.06. The company has a 3.58% dividend yield, based on Wednesday's closing stock price of $57.62. H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) is a "Recommended" dividend stock, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Heinz Backs Forecast as Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates; Revenue Misses (HNZ)

    Condiments maker H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) on Tuesday posted mixed fiscal second quarter earnings estimates and reaffirmed its full-year guidance. The Pittsburgh-based company reported fiscal second quarter net income of $289.4 million, or 90 cents per share, compared with $237 million, or 73 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Revenue edged slightly higher from last year to $2.83 billion. On average, Wall Street analysts expected a smaller profit of 88 cents per share, albeit on slightly higher revenue of $2.85 billion. Looking ahead, Heinz backed its previously-announced full-year fiscal 2013 earnings outlook for 5% to 8% profit growth on a 4% rise in organic sales. Heinz shares fell $1.20, or -2%, in premarket trading Tuesday. The Bottom Line We have been recommending shares of H.J. Heinz (HNZ) since Jan.24, 2009, when the stock was trading at $35.06. The company has a 3.51% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $58.72. H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) is a "Recommended" dividend stock, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Jefferies Boosts Target, Adjusts Estimates for H.J. Heinz (HNZ)

    Condiments maker H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) on Thursday caught some mixed commentary from analysts at Jefferies & Co. The firm reiterated its "Hold" rating on HNZ and lifted its price target from $56 to $57. That new target suggests a small upside to the stock's Wednesday closing price of $55.49. A Jefferies analyst commented, "Following earnings last week we are updating our model for HNZ. Even though the company beat our expectations, mostly due to better than assumed taxes and margins, we are lowering our FY13 adj. EPS forecast to $3.46 from $3.48 due to a more cautious FX outlook (the organic sales growth assumption is unchanged), partially offset by a 20bps better adj. EBIT margin assumption." H.J. Heinz shares were mostly flat in premarket trading Thursday. The Bottom Line We have been recommending shares of H.J. Heinz (HNZ) since Jan.24, 2009, when the stock was trading at $35.06. The company has a 3.71% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $55.49. H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) is a "Recommended" dividend stock, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Heinz Q1 Profit Beats, but Revenue Misses (HNZ)

    Condiments maker H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) on Wednesday posted mixed fiscal first quarter earnings results, as profit beat expectations but revenue fell short. The Pittsburgh-based company reported fiscal first quarter net income of $258 million, or 87 cents per share, compared with $226.1 million, or 70 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Revenue fell 1.5% from last year to $2.79 billion, hurt partially from foreign currency fluctuations. On average, Wall Street analysts expected a smaller profit of 80 cents per share, albeit on higher revenue of $2.84 billion. H.J. Heinz shares fell $1.12, or -2.1%, in premarket trading Wednesday. The Bottom Line We have been recommending shares of H.J. Heinz (HNZ) since Jan.24, 2009, when the stock was trading at $35.06. The company has a 3.59% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $57.41. H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) is a "Recommended" dividend stock, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • H.J. Heinz Says Q1 Earnings to Beat the Street on Strong Organic Sales Growth (HNZ)

    Condiments maker H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) on Tuesday offered some optimistic commentary for its current fiscal first quarter, sending its shares rising in morning trading. At the company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders, CEO William Johnson said Heinz expects the following results for the first quarter:
    • Organic sales growth of nearly 5%;
    • Net income growth of 10% from continuing operations;
    • Net income growth from continuing operations of 15% on a constant currency basis, and
    • Adjusted earnings per share of 87 cents.
    On average, Wall Street analysts are looking for much-lower earnings of 80 cents per share for the fiscal first quarter. Mr. Johnson commented, "Overall, our strong first-quarter results put Heinz on track to deliver our previously announced outlook for fiscal 2013." Heinz shares rose $1.33, or +2.4%, in morning trading Tuesday. The Bottom Line We have been recommending shares of H.J. Heinz (HNZ) since Jan.24, 2009, when the stock was trading at $35.06. The company has a 3.65% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $56.46. H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) is a "Recommended" dividend stock, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Heinz Downgraded to "Hold" at Jefferies; Domestic Sales Struggling (HNZ)

    Condiments maker H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) on Friday caught a big downgrade from analysts at Jefferies & Co. The firm said it cut its rating on HNZ from "Buy" to "Hold" and lowered its price target from $60 to $56. That new target suggests a 12% upside to the stock's Thursday closing price of $53.55. A Jefferies analyst commented, "While the international businesses seem to do well, the North American Consumer Products division continues to struggle. After several attempts to improve this business, we prefer to move to the sidelines until the company shows some turnaround success. FY13 guidance was disappointing, in our view, with potentially all of the EPS growth coming from tax benefit." Accordingly, the firm lowered its 2012 and 2013 earnings estimates for the company. H.J. Heinz shares fell 68 cents, or -1.3%, in premarket trading Friday. The Bottom Line We have been recommending shares of H.J. Heinz (HNZ) since Jan.24, 2009, when the stock was trading at $35.06. The company has a 3.85% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $53.55. H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ) is a "Recommended" dividend stock, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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