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HSY Hershey dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Hershey's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.901 per share was on May 19, 2022 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $3.6 per share, the stock yields 1.72%.

Key dates

  • HSY last dividend date: May 19, 2022
  • HSY next dividend date: Not announced
HSY dividend stats
DPS
$3.6
Dividend yield
1.72%
Payout ratio
49.3%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.42%
Payout ratio
45.3%

Dividend yield

What is Hershey current dividend yield

HSY has a dividend yield of 1.72% which is below the Consumer Defensive sector average.

Dividend history

What is HSY dividend payout history and dates

Hershey has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of HSY show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 12% for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 20% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 7%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Apr 27, 2022 May 19, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 $0.901 normal
Feb 2, 2022 Feb 17, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 $0.901 normal
Oct 27, 2021 Nov 18, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 $0.901 normal
Jul 23, 2021 Aug 19, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 $0.901 normal
Apr 27, 2021 May 20, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 $0.804 normal
Feb 4, 2021 Feb 18, 2021 Mar 15, 2021 $0.804 normal
Nov 6, 2020 Nov 19, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 $0.804 normal
Jul 23, 2020 Aug 20, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 $0.804 normal
Apr 21, 2020 May 21, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 $0.773 normal
Jan 30, 2020 Feb 20, 2020 Mar 16, 2020 $0.773 normal
Oct 22, 2019 Nov 21, 2019 Dec 16, 2019 $0.773 normal
Jul 25, 2019 Aug 22, 2019 Sep 16, 2019 $0.773 normal
Apr 23, 2019 May 23, 2019 Jun 14, 2019 $0.722 normal
Jan 29, 2019 Feb 21, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 $0.722 normal
Oct 9, 2018 Nov 20, 2018 Dec 14, 2018 $0.722 normal
Jul 24, 2018 Aug 23, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 $0.722 normal
May 2, 2018 May 24, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 $0.656 normal
Feb 1, 2018 Feb 22, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 $0.656 normal
Oct 5, 2017 Nov 21, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 $0.656 normal
Jul 25, 2017 Aug 23, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 $0.656 normal
May 2, 2017 May 23, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 $0.618 normal
Feb 3, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 $0.618 normal
Oct 14, 2016 Nov 21, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 $0.618 normal
Jul 28, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $0.618 normal
May 4, 2016 May 23, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $0.583 normal
Jan 28, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $0.583 normal
Oct 6, 2015 Nov 23, 2015 Dec 15, 2015 $0.583 normal
Aug 7, 2015 Aug 21, 2015 Sep 15, 2015 $0.583 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Hershey dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

HSY has a payout ratio of 49.3% which is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)