Hershey Company

Hershey Company DRIP Rating:
Quick Takeaway:

Hershey offers a DRIP plan with an optional cash purchase option for DRIP investors. The company's optional cash purchase fees are higher than average, but Hershey pays all fees related to reinvested dividends.

Ticker Symbol: HSY Exchange: NYSE

Investor Contact Information:
Transfer Agent: Computershare
Mail: P.O. Box 505000 Louisville, KY 40233
Phone: 800-851-4216
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2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Dividend $1.56 $1.81 $2.04 $2.24 $2.40 $2.55
Annual Increase 13.0% 16.0% 12.7% 9.8% 7.1% 6.2%
DRIP Plan Summary: Fees/Investment Options
Consecutive Years of Higher Dividends: 8
Purchase Fee: $5 + $0.06/share (cash purchases)
$2.50 + $0.065/share (cash purchases)
Dividend Reinvestment Fee: None (paid by Hershey)
Discount on Reinvested Dividends: None
Direct Enrollment (DE): Yes
DE Minimum Investment: $250
Optional Cash Purchase: Yes
OCP Minimum: $25
OCP Maximum: $250,000
OCP Purchase Frequency: Weekly
Transfer Agent: Computershare