The Hershey Company (HSY) Dividend History

The Hershey Company is a leading snack food company and the largest North American manufacturer of quality chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products. Hershey markets such well-known brands as Hershey's, Reese's, Hershey's Kisses, Kit Kat, Almond Joy, Mounds, York, Jolly Rancher, Twizzlers, and Ice Breakers as well as innovative new products such as Swoops and Hershey's S'mores. Hershey also offers a variety of snack products to consumers, including Hershey's Cookies, Mauna Loa macadamia nuts, and Hershey's Snack Barz.

Last update 04/26/2018


Dividend Yield Summary

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Dividends 1.80 2.04 2.24 2.40 2.56 0.66
Average Price 91.51 98.69 94.48 101.78 108.53 102.16
Yield 1.97% 2.07% 2.37% 2.36% 2.36% 0.65%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2018 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2018-02-22
Dividend Pay Date 2018-03-15

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 3.66
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 2.62
Dividend Cover 1.40 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 2.83%
52-Week Trailing Yield 2.43%
6-Year Average Yield 1.96%
6-Year Dividend Change 45.56%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 7.59%
Number of Dividend Payments (1991-08-20 - 2018-02-22) 102

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2018-02-22 $0.66
2017-11-21 $0.66
2017-08-23 $0.66
2017-05-23 $0.62
2017-02-22 $0.62
2016-11-21 $0.62
2016-08-23 $0.62
2016-05-23 $0.58
2016-02-23 $0.58
2015-11-23 $0.58
2015-08-21 $0.58
2015-05-21 $0.54
2015-02-23 $0.54
2014-11-21 $0.54
2014-08-21 $0.54
2014-05-21 $0.48
2014-02-21 $0.48
2013-11-21 $0.48
2013-08-21 $0.48
2013-05-22 $0.42
2013-02-21 $0.42
2012-11-20 $0.42
2012-08-22 $0.38
2012-05-23 $0.38
2012-02-22 $0.38
2011-11-22 $0.35
2011-08-23 $0.35
2011-05-23 $0.35
2011-02-23 $0.35
2010-09-15 $0.32
2010-06-15 $0.32
2009-09-15 $0.29
2009-03-13 $0.29
2008-12-15 $0.29
2008-09-15 $0.30
2008-02-21 $0.30
2007-11-19 $0.30
2007-08-22 $0.30
2007-05-23 $0.27
2007-02-21 $0.27
2006-11-20 $0.27
2006-08-23 $0.27
2006-05-23 $0.25
2006-02-22 $0.25
2005-11-22 $0.25
2005-08-23 $0.25
2005-05-23 $0.22
2005-02-23 $0.22
2004-11-22 $0.22
2004-08-23 $0.22
2004-05-21 $0.20
2004-02-23 $0.20
2003-11-21 $0.20
2003-08-21 $0.20
2003-05-21 $0.16
2003-02-21 $0.16
2002-11-20 $0.16
2002-08-21 $0.16
2002-05-22 $0.15
2002-02-21 $0.15
2001-11-20 $0.15
2001-08-22 $0.15
2001-05-23 $0.14
2001-02-21 $0.14
2000-11-20 $0.14
2000-08-23 $0.14
2000-05-23 $0.13
2000-02-23 $0.13
1999-11-18 $0.13
1999-08-23 $0.13
1999-05-20 $0.12
1999-02-22 $0.12
1998-11-19 $0.12
1998-08-21 $0.12
1998-05-20 $0.11
1998-02-20 $0.11
1997-11-19 $0.11
1997-08-21 $0.11
1997-05-21 $0.10
1997-02-20 $0.10
1996-11-19 $0.10
1996-08-21 $0.10
1996-05-21 $0.09
1996-02-21 $0.09
1995-11-17 $0.09
1995-08-23 $0.09
1995-05-17 $0.08
1995-02-17 $0.08
1994-11-15 $0.08
1994-08-22 $0.08
1994-05-17 $0.08
1994-02-18 $0.08
1993-11-15 $0.08
1993-08-20 $0.08
1993-05-17 $0.07
1993-02-22 $0.07
1992-11-16 $0.07
1992-08-20 $0.07
1992-05-18 $0.06
1992-02-20 $0.06
1991-11-14 $0.06
1991-08-20 $0.06
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