The Hershey Company (HSY)

NYSE: HSY · Delayed Price · USD
-17.72 (-7.86%)
At close: May 18, 2022 4:00 PM
-0.76 (-0.37%)
Pre-market:May 19, 2022 8:11 AM EDT
Market Cap42.70B
Revenue (ttm)9.34B
Net Income (ttm)1.62B
Shares Out205.61M
EPS (ttm)7.78
PE Ratio26.70
Forward PE28.49
Dividend$3.60 (1.74%)
Ex-Dividend DateMay 19, 2022
Previous Close225.41
Day's Range207.14 - 225.09
52-Week Range167.80 - 231.60
Price Target235.83 (+13.5%)
Earnings DateApr 28, 2022

About HSY

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products and pantry items in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America Confectionery, North America Salty Snacks, and International. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products, including mints, chewing gums, and bubble gums; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items comprising s...

IndustryFood Products
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolHSY
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, HSY's revenue was $8.97 billion, an increase of 10.08% compared to the previous year's $8.15 billion. Earnings were $1.48 billion, an increase of 15.55%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 26 analysts, the average rating for HSY stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 235.83, which is an increase of 13.55% from the latest price.

Price Target
(13.55% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts


The Hershey Company Named No. Six on DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity List

Recognized for its actions to foster diversity, equity and inclusion, the iconic company is creating change in its workplace and communities HERSHEY, Pa. , May 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Compan...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Is Hershey Going to Melt After Rising 34% in a Year?

Is it getting warm in here? Or is it Hershey's hot price action?

2 weeks ago - The Motley Fool

Hershey's New Sweet Tooth: Sugar-Free Treats

"Bowtie" strategy adresses consumer desires for both indulgence and health.

2 weeks ago - Forbes

Piper Sandler's Lavery likes Hershey and Kellogg

Michael Lavery, Piper Sandler senior research analyst, joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss stocks he likes, how consumers will be affected with prolonged high inflation and more.

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2 weeks ago - CNBC Television

7 Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy in May and Hold for Years

With Berkshire Hathaway dramatically outperforming the market lately, it's time to take a look at these seven Warren Buffett stocks. The post 7 Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy in May and Hold for Years app...

2 weeks ago - InvestorPlace

We've seen the biggest cost impact from oils and dairy, says Hershey CEO

Michele Buck, Hershey CEO, joins 'Closing Bell' to discuss the company's quarterly earnings results, why she felt confident enough to raise Hershey's guidance and changes in consumer behavior the compan...

2 weeks ago - CNBC Television

Hershey (HSY) Beats on Q1 Earnings & Sales, Raises 2022 View

Hershey's (HSY) first-quarter 2022 results reflect higher earnings and sales on growth across all segments. Management raises 2022 guidance.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Hershey Q1 Earnings Smashes Estimates; Sweetens FY22 Outlook

Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY) reported first-quarter FY22 sales growth of 16.1% year-on-year, to $2.67 billion, beating the consensus of $2.48 billion. Organic, constant currency net sales grew 11.5%.

2 weeks ago - Benzinga

Hershey CFO details growth for sweets and 'salty side' of portfolio

The Hershey Company CFO Steve Voskuil joins Yahoo Finance Live anchor Brian Sozzi to discuss earnings for the company, inflation, and the outlook for growth.

2 weeks ago - Yahoo Finance

Hershey (HSY) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates

Hershey (HSY) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 20.48% and 7.77%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Hershey beats on earnings and raises its guidance

Hershey Co. HSY, +0.96% reported first quarter net income of $533.5 million, or $2.57 per share, up from $395.8 million, or $1.90 per share, last year. Adjusted EPS of $2.53 beat the FactSet consensus o...

3 weeks ago - Market Watch


HERSHEY, Pa. , April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.901 on the Common Stock and $0.819 on the Class B Common...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Hershey raises annual sales forecast

Hershey Co raised its full-year sales forecast on Thursday, as the Kit Kat maker expects to benefit from price hikes and robust demand for its chocolates and candies.

3 weeks ago - Reuters

Hershey Reports First-Quarter 2022 Financial Results; Raises 2022 Net Sales and Earnings Outlook

HERSHEY, Pa. , April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the first quarter ended April 3, 2022, and raised its full-year financial outlook.

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Why Hershey (HSY) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

Hershey (HSY) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Is a Surprise Coming for Hershey (HSY) This Earnings Season?

Hershey (HSY) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Hershey (HSY) Queued for Q1 Earnings: Things to Consider

Hershey's (HSY) first-quarter 2022 performance is likely to reflect gains from prudent acquisitions and strategic pricing efforts.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Investors should favor U.S. over international stocks as Fed tightens, says Summit Global's Harden

David Harden, Summit Global Investments, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how investors should be positioned in the markets as the Fed tightens. He also discusses companies he prefers as the U.S. dollar ...

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3 weeks ago - CNBC Television

Hershey (HSY) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release

Hershey (HSY) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Why Hershey (HSY) is a Top Growth Stock for the Long-Term

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3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Hershey Company The (HSY) Hits Fresh High: Is There Still Room to Run?

Hershey (HSY) is at a 52-week high, but can investors hope for more gains in the future? We take a look at the company's fundamentals for clues.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

6 Consumer Defensive Stocks Gurus Are Putting in Their Easter Baskets

Ahead of Easter weekend celebrations, a Christian holiday that commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, investors may be interested in companies that benefit from egg hunts and other fes...

1 month ago - GuruFocus

Hershey Earnings: What to Watch on April 28

The snack-food giant beat earnings expectations in all four quarters last year, so investors are probably optimistic about the Q1 2022 report.

1 month ago - The Motley Fool

Hennion and Walsh's Kevin Mahn discusses his top stocks: BlackRock, Lockheed Martin, Hershey

Kevin Mahn, Hennion and Walsh Asset Management president and CIO, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss where investors should consider putting their money now.

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1 month ago - CNBC Television

3 Key Factors That Make Hershey (HSY) a Delectable Stock

Hershey (HSY) is undertaking buyouts to strengthen portfolio strength and boost revenues. Strength in the company's core brands is driving growth.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research