Hershey Company (HSY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 20, 2012


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Hershey Company ( HSY ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 20, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased HSY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.53% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $71.56, the dividend yield is 2.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HSY was $71.56, representing a -2.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.42 and a 29.36% increase over the 52 week low of $55.32.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HSY Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to HSY through an Exchange Traded Fund ( ETF )?
The following ETF(s) have HSY as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RHS with an increase of 1.41% over the last 100 days. PBJ has the highest percent weighting of HSY at 5.28%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Earnings
Referenced Stocks: CZZ , DF , ETF , HSY , PBJ , RHS

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