Direct Stock Purchase & Dividend Reinvestment Plan

The Hershey Company offers a Direct Stock Purchase/Dividend Reinvestment Plan through its agent, Computershare.   

Features of this plan include:

  • Direct purchase of initial shares of The Hershey Company Common Stock as well as subsequent optional cash purchases directly from our agent
  • Dividend reinvestment – full or partial (50 shares or greater)
  • Optional cash purchases through automatic monthly deductions from a bank account or by check
  • Safekeeping of stock certificates (for existing holders of certificates)
  • Direct deposit of dividends

Key plan details:

  • Minimum initial investment - $250
  • Subsequent minimum additional purchase amount - $25
  • Maximum annual investment - $250,000
  • Initial investment can be made in a lump sum or by ten (10) automatic monthly deductions from a bank account of $25 or more
  • Shares are held electronically in a participant’s Computershare account 
 
  • Purchase Fees:
    • Initial investment – no charge
    • Dividend reinvestment – no charge
    • Optional cash investment by one-time direct debit - $3.50 and $0.06 per share
    • Optional cash investment by recurring direct debit - $2.00 and $0.06 per share
    • Optional cash investment by check - $5.00 and $0.06 per share

     

  • Sale Fees:
    • Batch sale - $15 plus $0.12 per share sold
    • Market Order sale - $25 plus $0.12 per share sold
    • Day Limit Order sale - $25 plus $0.12 per share sold
    • Good-Till-Cancelled Order - $25 plus $0.12 per share sold
    • Sale requests processed over the phone with a customer service representative will entail an additional fee of $15

To review full plan details, please visit:
www.computershare.com/investor


To request hard copy enrollment materials, please contact:

Computershare
PO Box 505000
Louisville, KY  40233-5000
1-800-851-4216