HERSHEY, Pa., July 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.656 on the Common Stock and $0.596 on the Class B Common Stock, an increase of about 6%, or $0.038 and $0.034 per share, respectively. The dividends were declared on July 25, 2017 and are payable September 15, 2017 to stockholders of record August 25, 2017. It is the 351st consecutive regular dividend on the Common Stock and the 132nd consecutive regular dividend on the Class B Common Stock.
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Source:The Hershey Company