Hormel Foods Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend
AUSTIN, Minn. | March 26, 2012
The Board of Directors of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), a multinational marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 15 cents per share on the common stock of the corporation.
The dividend will be paid May 15, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 23, 2012.
The May 15 payment will be the 335th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by the company. Since becoming a public company in 1928, Hormel Foods Corporation has paid a regular quarterly dividend without interruption.
About Hormel Foods
Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. The company leverages its extensive expertise, innovation and high competencies in pork and turkey processing and marketing to bring branded, value-added products to the global marketplace. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes, Global 1000 Sustainable Performance Leaders and was named one of "The 100 Most Trustworthy Companies" by Forbes in 2010. The company enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value. For more information, visit http://www.hormelfoods.com