The Hershey Company (HSY) Dividends

The Hershey Company (HSY)

Today's Latest Price: $137.46 USD

0.37 (-0.27%)

Updated Oct 30 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 58 in Food Makers

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past six years, HSY has issued more dividends than 86.22% of other dividend-issuing US stocks.
  • If price volatilty is something you're paying attention to when building your dividend portfolio, know that HSY has less fluctuation in its price than 95.44% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with HSY that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: IMOS, WPM, DLNG, ATNI and ATVI.
HSY Ex-Dividend Date
HSY Dividend Yield
2.34%
HSY Annual Dividend
$3.22
HSY Payout Ratio

HSY Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$137.46$140.77 -1.21%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. Regarding Hershey Co, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a negative return of 1.21% relative to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Hershey Co are:

  • Beta tells us how volatile a stock's price is relative to the broader equity index; for Hershey Co, its beta is lower than 77.13% of dividend issuing stocks we observed.
  • The stock's annual revenue of roughly $8 billion puts it 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 68.23% 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 #15 of 67 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. 7.09%
3 KHC The Kraft Heinz Company 5.48%
4 SPTN SpartanNash Company 4.01%
5 K Kellogg Company 3.59%
6 INGR Ingredion Incorporated 3.51%
7 GIS General Mills, Inc. 3.43%
8 FLO Flowers Foods, Inc. 3.37%
9 SYY Sysco Corporation 3.29%
10 SJM J.M. Smucker Company (The) New 3.24%
11 CPB Campbell Soup Company 2.97%
12 TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. 2.96%
13 MDLZ Mondelez International, Inc. - 2.37%
14 CAG ConAgra Brands, Inc. 2.37%
15 HSY The Hershey Company 2.33%
16 LMNR Limoneira Co 2.22%
17 PF Pinnacle Foods, Inc. 1.93%
18 HRL Hormel Foods Corporation 1.91%
19 IBA Industrias Bachoco, S.A.B. de C.V. 1.84%
20 MJN Mead Johnson Nutrition Company 1.83%
21 CORE Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. 1.75%
22 JJSF J & J Snack Foods Corp. 1.74%
23 CVGW Calavo Growers, Inc. 1.68%
24 LANC Lancaster Colony Corporation 1.67%
25 APFH AdvancePierre Foods Holdings, Inc. 1.59%
26 LW Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. 1.45%
27 SAFM Sanderson Farms, Inc. 1.43%
28 MKC McCormick & Company, Incorporated 1.34%
29 LNCE Snyder's-Lance, Inc. 1.28%
30 TR Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. 1.20%
31 MGPI MGP Ingredients, Inc. 1.19%
32 OME Omega Protein Corporation 0.91%
33 FDP Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. 0.90%
34 JBSS John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. 0.90%
35 NUTR Nutraceutical International Corporation 0.60%
36 SEB Seaboard Corporation 0.27%
37 FRPT Freshpet, Inc. 0.00%
38 TWNK Hostess Brands, Inc. - 0.00%
39 PPC Pilgrim's Pride Corporation 0.00%
40 LNDC Landec Corporation 0.00%
41 USFD US Foods Holding Corp. 0.00%
42 VITL Vital Farms Inc. 0.00%
43 THS Treehouse Foods, Inc. 0.00%
44 POST Post Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
45 BRID Bridgford Foods Corporation 0.00%
46 WILC G. Willi-Food International, Ltd. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
47 LWAY Lifeway Foods, Inc. 0.00%
48 CALM Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. 0.00%
49 ANFI Amira Nature Foods Ltd Ordinary Shares 0.00%
50 SNAK Inventure Foods, Inc. 0.00%
51 SNMX Senomyx, Inc. 0.00%
52 BRFS BRF S.A. 0.00%
53 SMPL The Simply Good Foods Company 0.00%
54 HAIN The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. 0.00%
55 BETR Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. 0.00%
56 BUFF Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. 0.00%
57 UNFI United Natural Foods, Inc. 0.00%
58 CENT Central Garden & Pet Company 0.00%
59 PLIN CHINA XIANGTAI FOOD CO., LTD. 0.00%
60 PFGC Performance Food Group Company 0.00%
61 STKL SunOpta, Inc. 0.00%
62 CHEF The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. 0.00%
63 DAR Darling Ingredients Inc. 0.00%
64 NOMD Nomad Foods Limited Ordinary Shares 0.00%
65 LSF Laird Superfood Inc. 0.00%
66 DF Dean Foods Company 0.00%
67 SENEB Seneca Foods Corp. - Class B 0.00%

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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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