This morning, Hershey (NYSE:HSY) declared its quarterly dividend of 34.5 cents per share, an increase of about 8% over its prior dividend. Based on the current stock price, investors can expect a yield of about 2.8% going forward.
Shares of HSY were higher on Wednesday, climbing 2.6% so far.
In other dividend news, Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) maintained its quarterly dividend of 19.5 cents per share. Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) maintained its quarterly dividend of 27.5 cents per share. And Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) maintained its quarterly dividend of 35 cents per share.
And among dividend increases, Broadcom (BRCM) announced its quarterly dividend of 9 cents per share, an increase of about 12% over its prior dividend of 8 cents.
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