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HSY Hershey Co Dividend

Hershey's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.901 per share was on Nov 18, 2021 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $3.41 per share, the stock yields 1.92%.

HSY next dividend date: Not announced

HSY
DPS
$3.41
Dividend yield
1.92%
Payout ratio
52.9%
Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.27%
Payout ratio
47.6%

Dividend yield

HSY has a dividend yield of 1.92% which is below the Consumer Defensive sector average.

Dividend history

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 8% for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 20% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 10%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
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 payouts

Payout ratio

HSY has a payout ratio of 52.9% which is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector average.

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