1.58% Aug 29, 10:42 AM
$0.80 Paid Quarterly
35.9% EPS $2.23
47 years Since 1967
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

HRL - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

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HRL has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

HRL - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 1.58%

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HRL - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $0.80

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HRL - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for HRL. 47.9% 13.3% 47 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

HRL - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 47 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.6800 2013 13.3%
$0.6000 2012 17.6%

HRL - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 47 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2000 2014-05-19 2014-07-17 2014-07-21 2014-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2014-03-24 2014-04-16 2014-04-21 2014-05-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2013-11-26 2014-01-17 2014-01-22 2014-02-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2013-09-23 2013-10-17 2013-10-21 2013-11-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2013-05-20 2013-07-18 2013-07-22 2013-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter

Hormel Foods (HRL) - News

  • Before Friday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst...
  • Shares of food company Hormel Foods Corp (HRL) were up on Thursday morning after the company reported higher third quarter earnings, which came...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Before Wednesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Hormel Foods Corporation Q4 Profit Jumps; Raises Dividend 18% (HRL)

    Shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) were up on Tuesday morning after the company reported better than expected fourth quarter earnings. The company also announced that it has raised its dividend by 18%. HRL's Earnings in Brief -HRL reported fourth quarter net income of $157.34 million, or 58 cents per share, up 19% from $132.6 million, or 49 cents per share, a year ago. -Total revenue for the quarter was $2.32 billion, up 7% from $2.17 billion last year. -Analysts, on average, expected to see earnings of 54 cents per share and revenue of $2.30 billion. -For FY2013, the company posted earnings of $526.21 million, or $1.95 per share, up from $500.05 million, or $1.86 per share, last year. Sales for the year were $8.75 billion. Analysts expected to see full year earnings of $1.92 per share and revenue of $8.73 billion. -Looking ahead, HRL expects to see FY2014 earnings between $2.17 and $2.27 per share. Analysts are estimating earnings of $2.24 per share. CEO Commentary Jeffrey M. Ettinger, chairman of the board, president and CEO of HRL, commented: "We achieved excellent results in the fourth quarter with earnings per share growth of 18 percent and sales up 7 percent. We delivered both segment profit and sales increases in four of our five segments. We are pleased with our team's ability to drive earnings growth through our on-going efforts to improve operational efficiencies and focus on expanding our value-added franchises, providing strong momentum heading into fiscal 2014." HRL Raises Dividend Hormel has announced that it has raised its quarterly dividend 18% from 17 cents to 20 cents, or 80 cents annually. The next dividend will be paid on February 14 to shareholders of record on January 22. HRL has raised its dividend every year for the last 46 years. Stock Performance Hormel Foods shares were up $1.46, or 3.44%, during pre-market trading Tuesday. The stock is up 36% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) have a 1.60% yield based on Monday's closing price of $42.44. Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 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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  • Hormel Foods Q3 Profits Rise; Misses Estimates (HRL)

    On Thursday, food company Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) reported higher third quarter earnings, but came in below analysts' estimates. The Austin, MN-based company reported third quarter net income of $113.63 million, or 42 cents per share, up from $111.17 million, or 41 cents per share, a year ago. On average, analysts expected to see 45 cents per share in earnings. Total revenue for the quarter rose to $2.16 billion from $2.01 billion in the third quarter of 2012. Analysts expected to see revenue of $2.12 billion. Sales in the company's refrigerated-foods business increased by 2.4% during the quarter, while operating profit dropped 26%. The decline in profits was primarily due to higher costs, notably with pork products. On the upside, sales from the company's grocery-products rose 25%, while earnings jumped 32%. Hormel noted that these results are in-line with its FY2013 earnings estimates. For the full year, earnings are expected to be between $1.88 and $1.96 per share. Analysts are expecting earnings of $1.95 per share. Hormel Foods shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Thursday. The stock is up 35% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) have a 1.61% yield based on Wednesday's closing price of $42.11. Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 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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  • Hormel Foods Lowers Fiscal 2013 Earnings Guidance (HRL)

    Shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) were down on Tuesday after the consumer food products manufacturer said that it was lowering its full-year earnings guidance, partially due to weak sales in its retail food products segment. The Austin, Minnesota-based company said its now expects to earn between $1.88 and $1.96 per share in fiscal 2013, down from its previous view of earnings between $1.93 and $2.03 per share. Analysts are expecting the company to earn $1.99 per share in fiscal 2013. "Lower than expected results in our pork operations, higher input costs and softer sales of our retail products in our Refrigerated Foods segment are the primary reason for the expected shortfall in our second half results," said Jeffrey M. Ettinger, CEO of Hormel. "We remain very bullish about our future earnings potential. We will provide more details regarding the outlook during our Investor Day on June 26, 2013," Ettinger concluded. Hormel shares were down $2.30, or -5.66%, during pre-market trading on Tuesday. The stock is up +30.25% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Hormel Foods (HRL) have a dividend yield of 1.67% based on last night's closing price of $40.65 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 68 cents per share. Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 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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