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The Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY)
Cash Flow for Dividends
$-499 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

The Hershey Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-128 Mil. Its cash flow for dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-499 Mil.

Note: A negative number here means the payment of dividends. When pays more dividends, the absolute value gets bigger.

The Hershey Co's quarterly payment of dividends increased from Jun. 2016 ($-121 Mil) to Sep. 2016 ($-129 Mil) but then declined from Sep. 2016 ($-129 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-128 Mil).

The Hershey Co's annual payment of dividends increased from Dec. 2014 ($-440 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($-476 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2015 ($-476 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-499 Mil).


Definition

Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

The Hershey Co Cash Flow for Dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -122.367 (Mar. 2016 ) + -120.772 (Jun. 2016 ) + -128.567 (Sep. 2016 ) + -127.769 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-499 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Cash from Financing


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

The Hershey Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Dividends -252-263-263-283-304-341-394-440-476-499

The Hershey Co Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Dividends -115-115-114-115-124-123-122-121-129-128
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