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The Hershey Co Dividend Yield %

: 1.83% (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-10-23), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of The Hershey Co is 1.83%.

Warning Sign:

The Hershey Co stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

The historical rank and industry rank for The Hershey Co's Dividend Yield % or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:HSY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68   Med: 2.22   Max: 2.92
Current: 1.83

1.68
2.92

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of The Hershey Co was 2.92%. The lowest was 1.68%. And the median was 2.22%.

NYSE:HSY's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
60% of the 67 Companies
in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NYSE:HSY: 1.83 )

The Hershey Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was 0.55.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of The Hershey Co was 0.96. The lowest was 0.49. And the median was 0.54.

As of today (2021-10-23), the Forward Dividend Yield % of The Hershey Co is 1.99%.

The Hershey Co's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $0.80.

During the past 12 months, The Hershey Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of The Hershey Co was 19.00% per year. The lowest was 1.40% per year. And the median was 10.05% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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The Hershey Co Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for The Hershey Co's Dividend Yield % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

The Hershey Co Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Dividend Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.32 2.24 2.57 2.03 2.07

The Hershey Co Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.39 2.18 2.07 2.01 1.85

Competitive Comparison

For the Confectioners subindustry, The Hershey Co's Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

The Hershey Co Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and Consumer Defensive sector, The Hershey Co's Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where The Hershey Co's Dividend Yield % falls into.



The Hershey Co Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

The Hershey Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.9012021-08-192021-08-202021-09-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.8042021-05-202021-05-212021-06-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.8042021-02-182021-02-192021-03-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.8042020-11-192020-11-202020-12-15Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

The Hershey Co's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.313/182.10
=1.82 %

Current Share Price is $182.10.
The Hershey Co's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $3.313.

The Hershey Co's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=3.604/182.10
=1.98 %

Current Share Price is $182.10.
The Hershey Co's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.901 * 4 = $3.604.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


The Hershey Co  (NYSE:HSY) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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The Hershey Co Business Description

The Hershey Co logo
Industry
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
19 East Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA, USA, 17033
Hershey is a leading confectionery manufacturer in the U.S. (nearly a $25 billion market), controlling around 46% of the domestic chocolate space (per IRI). Beyond its namesake label, the firm's mix has expanded over the last 85 years and now consists of 90 brands, including Reese's, Kit Kat, Kisses, and Ice Breakers. Hershey's products are sold in about 85 countries, with just 10% of total sales coming from markets outside the U.S., including Brazil, China, India, and Mexico. The firm has sought inorganic opportunities to extend its reach beyond its core confection business, adding Amplify Snack Brands and its Skinny Pop ready-to-eat popcorn to its mix and Pirate Brands (including the Pirate's Booty, Smart Puffs, and Original Tings brands) over the past few years.
Executives
Atkins Damien officer: SVP, GC and Secretary THE HERSHEY COMPANY 100 CRYSTAL A DRIVE HERSHEY PA 17033
Arway Pamela M director 601 HAWAII ST. EL SEGUNDO CA 90245
Katzman James C director 6000 N. HOMESTEAD LANE PARADISE VALLEY AZ 85253
Palmer Anthony J. director P.O. BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261-9100
Davis Charles A director 1 CAPE MAY ST 1 CAPE MAY ST HARRISON NJ 07029
Dutkowsky Robert M director JD EDWARDS & CO ONE TECHNOLOGY WAY DENVER CO 80237
Haben Mary Kay director C/O EQUITY RESIDENTIAL TWO NORTH RIVERSIDE PLAZA, SUITE 400 CHICAGO IL 60606
Brown James W director FRANKLIN SQUARE CAPITAL PARTNERS 201 ROUSE BLVD. PHILADELPHIA PA 19112
Schoppert Wendy Lee director 6105 TRENTON LANE NORTH MINNEAPOLIS MN 55442
Shedlarz David L director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: SHEDLARZ DAVID L a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Malcolm Robert director C/O LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL S.A. RUE DU SABLON 2-4 MORGES V8 1110
Perez Juan R. director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Koken Mary Diane director THE HERSHEY COMPANY 100 CRYSTAL A DRIVE HERSHEY PA 17033
Crawford Victor L. director C/O THE PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP, INC. ONE PEPSI WAY SOMERS NY 10589
Buck Michele director, officer: Chairman, President and CEO THE HERSHEY COMPANY 100 CRYSTAL A DRIVE HERSHEY PA 17033

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