The Hershey Company (HSY) Dividends



The Hershey Company (HSY)

Today's Latest Price: $149.63 USD

0.88 (0.59%)

Updated Jan 20 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 88 in Food Makers

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past 6 years of historical data, HSY has returned more capital to shareholders through its dividend issuances than 86.37% of other dividend-paying US stocks.
  • If you're seeking price stability while collecting dividends, note that HSY has less volatility in its price than 92.6% of US stocks in our dividend set.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with HSY's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: EPM, HFFG, FCAP, SNP and UDR.
HSY Ex-Dividend Date
HSY Dividend Yield
2.15%
HSY Annual Dividend
$3.22
HSY Payout Ratio

HSY Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$149.63$141.02 -6.32%

The Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a valuation model that attempts to determine a fair share price for a stock, based on the dividend it provides in comparison to several company-specific metrics indicative of the riskiness of the stock and the financial health of the company. Regarding Hershey Co, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of negative 6.32% in comparison to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Hershey Co are:

  • A stock's beta generally indicates its volatility relative to the broader equity market; as for HSY, approximately 76.99% of US-listed dividend issuers had a higher beta, and thus may have greater price volatility.
  • In comparison to other stocks in the mid-sized revenue class, where its estimated gain based on our dividend discount model price relative to its current share price is greater than 70.63% of companies in the same revenue class.

HSY Dividend Chart


HSY Dividend History

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HSY Dividends vs. Peers

HSY's dividend yield currently ranks #19 of 102 vs. its peers in the Food Makers category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 MHG Marine Harvest ASA Sponsored ADR (Norway) 7.45%
2 BGS B&G Foods, Inc. B&G Foods, Inc. 6.41%
3 KHC The Kraft Heinz Company 4.87%
4 SPTN SpartanNash Company 4.37%
5 FPAFY First Pacific Company Limited 4.12%
6 K Kellogg Company 3.96%
7 GIS General Mills, Inc. 3.69%
8 FLO Flowers Foods, Inc. 3.58%
9 CAG ConAgra Brands, Inc. 3.26%
10 INGR Ingredion Incorporated 3.24%
11 CPB Campbell Soup Company 3.21%
12 SJM J.M. Smucker Company (The) New 3.15%
13 DANOY Danone S.A. 2.82%
14 TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. 2.69%
15 TATYY Tate & Lyle PLC 2.39%
16 SYY Sysco Corporation 2.34%
17 MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. - 2.21%
18 HRL Hormel Foods Corporation 2.19%
19 HSY The Hershey Company 2.15%
20 PF Pinnacle Foods, Inc. 1.93%
21 GLAPY Glanbia plc 1.91%
22 ORKLY Orkla ASA 1.90%
23 LMNR Limoneira Co 1.86%
24 MJN Mead Johnson Nutrition Company 1.83%
25 LANC Lancaster Colony Corporation 1.71%
26 JBSAY JBS S.A. 1.70%
27 WWNTY Want Want China Holdings Limited 1.64%
28 APFH AdvancePierre Foods Holdings, Inc. 1.59%
29 NSRGY Nestle S.A. 1.57%
30 IBA Industrias Bachoco, S.A.B. de C.V. 1.57%
31 FDP Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. 1.56%
32 CVGW Calavo Growers, Inc. 1.55%
33 JJSF J & J Snack Foods Corp. 1.54%
34 CORE Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. 1.52%
35 MKC McCormick & Company, Incorporated 1.48%
36 SAFM Sanderson Farms, Inc. 1.31%
37 LNCE Snyder's-Lance, Inc. 1.28%
38 WLMIY Wilmar International Limited 1.25%
39 TR Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. 1.21%
40 LW Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. 1.19%
41 MHGVY Mowi ASA 0.95%
42 MGPI MGP Ingredients, Inc. 0.92%
43 OME Omega Protein Corporation 0.91%
44 AJINY Ajinomoto Co., Inc. 0.87%
45 UTZ Utz Brands, Inc. 0.86%
46 JBSS John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. 0.83%
47 NUTR Nutraceutical International Corporation 0.60%
48 KRYAY Kerry Group plc 0.41%
49 CIADY China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited 0.35%
50 SEB Seaboard Corporation 0.29%
51 FREE Freeseas Inc 0.00%
52 FRPT Freshpet, Inc. 0.00%
53 TWNK Hostess Brands, Inc. - 0.00%
54 PPC Pilgrim's Pride Corporation 0.00%
55 LNDC Landec Corporation 0.00%
56 USFD US Foods Holding Corp. 0.00%
57 VITL Vital Farms Inc. 0.00%
58 THS Treehouse Foods, Inc. 0.00%
59 POST Post Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
60 BRID Bridgford Foods Corporation 0.00%
61 WILC G. Willi-Food International, Ltd. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
62 LWAY Lifeway Foods, Inc. 0.00%
63 PLAG Planet Green Holdings Corp 0.00%
64 CALM Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. 0.00%
65 ANFI Amira Nature Foods Ltd Ordinary Shares 0.00%
66 SNAK Inventure Foods, Inc. 0.00%
67 TTCF Tattooed Chef, Inc. 0.00%
68 SNMX Senomyx, Inc. 0.00%
69 ASBFY Associated British Foods plc 0.00%
70 BRFS BRF S.A. 0.00%
71 SMPL The Simply Good Foods Company 0.00%
72 HAIN The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. 0.00%
73 BETR Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. 0.00%
74 BUFF Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. 0.00%
75 JVA Coffee Holding Co., Inc. 0.00%
76 UNFI United Natural Foods, Inc. 0.00%
77 CENT Central Garden & Pet Company 0.00%
78 PLIN CHINA XIANGTAI FOOD CO., LTD. 0.00%
79 RIBT RiceBran Technologies 0.00%
80 PFGC Performance Food Group Company 0.00%
81 STKL SunOpta, Inc. 0.00%
82 CHEF The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. 0.00%
83 HFFG HF Foods Group Inc. 0.00%
84 DAR Darling Ingredients Inc. 0.00%
85 NOMD Nomad Foods Limited Ordinary Shares 0.00%
86 LSF Laird Superfood Inc. 0.00%
87 DF Dean Foods Company 0.00%
88 SAPIF Saputo Inc. 0.00%
89 MLFNF Maple Leaf Foods Inc. 0.00%
90 SENEB Seneca Foods Corp. - Class B 0.00%
91 MRRTY Marfrig Global Foods S.A. 0.00%
92 TBLMY Tiger Brands Limited 0.00%
93 MTRAF Metro Inc. 0.00%
94 TSUKY TOYO SUISAN KAISHA, LTD 0.00%
95 YMZBY YAMAZAKI BAKING CO., LTD. 0.00%
96 LBLCF Loblaw Companies 0.00%
97 LDSVF Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprungli AG 0.00%
98 BABYF Else Nutrition Holdings Inc. 0.00%
99 PRBZF Premium Brands Holdings Corp. 0.00%
100 KIKOY Kikkoman Corporation 0.00%
101 WHGLY WH Group Limited 0.00%
102 GRBMF Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. de C.V. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on HSY dividends?

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Hershey Co Common Stock (HSY) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Hershey Co (HSY) - Dividend Investor
Hershey Co (HSY) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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