HERSHEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.618 on the Common Stock and $0.562 on the Class B Common Stock, an increase of 6%, or $0.035 and $0.032 per share, respectively. The dividends are payable September 15, 2016 to stockholders of record August 25, 2016. It is the 347th consecutive regular dividend on the Common Stock and the 128th consecutive regular dividend on the Class B Common Stock.
The Hershey Company
Mark Pogharian, 717-534-7556
Jennifer Sniderman, 717-534-6275