Hershey Company (HSY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 20, 2018

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Hershey Company ( HSY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.722 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 14, 2018. Shareholders who purchased HSY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.06% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $109.15, the dividend yield is 2.65%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HSY was $109.15, representing a -5.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $115.82 and a 22.5% increase over the 52 week low of $89.10.

HSY is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as J & J Snack Foods Corp. ( JJSF ) and Cosan Limited ( CZZ ). HSY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.83. Zacks Investment Research reports HSY's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 12.76%, compared to an industry average of %.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HSY Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • Franklin Templeton ETF Trust ( FLQM )
  • Global X Conscious Companies ETF ( KRMA )
  • Global X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF ( SDEM )
  • ETF Series Solutions ( ACSI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 4.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HSY at 2.72%.

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