Dividend Changes for Hershey, Tupperware Brands, Pitney Bowes, Heritage Financial, MarketAxess Holdings Inc

Hershey Co. (NYSE:HSY): The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company announced quarterly dividends of 38c on the Common Stock and 34.4c on the Class B Common Stock. The dividends are payable March 15, to stockholders of record February 24. Says increase in dividend rate reflects the confidence the company has in its ability to continually generate solid cash flows.

Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) raised their dividend to 36c from 30c.

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI): The Board of Directors of Pitney Bowes declared a quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock of 37.5c per share, payable March 12 to stockholders of record on February 17.

Heritage Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:HFWA): On Jan. 31, the company’s Board of Directors declared a dividend of 6c per share payable on Feb. 24, to shareholders of record on Feb. 10.

MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX) increased their quarterly dividend to 11c from 9c.

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