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The Hershey Company (HSY)

Stock Price: $168.49 USD -0.14 (-0.08%)
Updated May 7, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 34.91B
Revenue (ttm) 8.41B
Net Income (ttm) 1.40B
Shares Out 207.17M
EPS (ttm) 6.72
PE Ratio 25.07
Forward PE 24.75
Dividend $3.19
Dividend Yield 1.89%
Trading Day May 7
Last Price $168.49
Previous Close $168.63
Change ($) -0.14
Change (%) -0.08%
Day's Open 168.63
Day's Range 167.39 - 169.13
Day's Volume 780,934
52-Week Range 123.49 - 170.79

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HERSHEY, Pa., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced a voluntary recall of a single lot of Hershey's Chocolate Shell Topping in a 7.25-oz.

2 days ago - PRNewsWire

People love their sweets, and they're not just indulging in them at home during the pandemic, Hershey CEO Michele Buck said.

1 week ago - CNBC

Hershey's CEO Michele Buck on earnings, outlook

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CNBC's "Closing Bell" team discusses Hershey's earnings and outlook with Hershey's CEO Michele Buck.

1 week ago - CNBC Television

Hershey's (HSY) first-quarter 2021 results reflect higher sales and earnings on strength across North America as well as International and Other unit. Also, management raises 2021 view.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Hershey's first-quarter results were, once again, sweet music to shareholders' ears. Consumers' chocolate cravings during COVID-19 times have meant increased sales for the candy company right through th...

1 week ago - PYMNTS

Hershey (HSY) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 6.08% and 9.10%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Shares of Hershey (NYSE:HSY) moved higher by 0.1% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q1 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share rose 17.79% year over year to $1.92, which beat the es...

1 week ago - Benzinga

HERSHEY, Pa., April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.804 on the Common Stock and $0.731 on the Class B Common ...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

HERSHEY, Pa., April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the first quarter ended April 4, 2021, and raised its full-year financial outlook.

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Hershey's (HSY) first-quarter 2021 results are likely to reflect strength in the North America segment and gains from innovation. However, softness in the International segment is a concern.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

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.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

HERSHEY, Pa., April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced two new clean energy partnerships to develop solar projects in the U.S. as it moves its operations toward the...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

HERSHEY, Pa., April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that they have selected Horizon Media as agency of record for the company's U.S. confectionary business.

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Marking the strongest growth since 2014, Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY) generated robust EBIT growth in 2020 driven by gross margin expansion “that was amplified by expense controls,” according to Goldman Sachs...

3 weeks ago - Benzinga

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...

Other stocks mentioned: CALM, FLWS, TSN
1 month ago - GuruFocus

HERSHEY, Pa., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its first-quarter sales and earnings results at 7:00 a.m.

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

The shares of Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY)  are down 1% at $159.44 this afternoon, after hitting a fresh annual high of $161.71 during the previous session.

1 month ago - Schaeffers Research

The combination of growing earnings and generous payouts makes these companies attractive.

Other stocks mentioned: AMGN, GRMN
1 month ago - The Motley Fool

Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY) is among the best-positioned food companies amid the surge in commodity costs as cocoa prices have remained stable, according to Piper Sandler. The Hershey Company Analyst: Michae...

1 month ago - Benzinga

The Hershey Company (HSY) has been benefiting from strength in the North America segment. However, weakness in the International business is a cause of concern.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Hershey (HSY) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock?

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

HERSHEY, Pa., March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- There is no Hershey's without 'SHE'. To honor all the women and girls out there, Hershey's brand developed a small batch of 'Celebrate HerSHEy's' bars, highli...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

Food companies look for Wall Street's thumbs up by offering more healthy products

Other stocks mentioned: CAG, MDLZ
2 months ago - Forbes

Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) has unveiled Organic Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, the first product in the popular chocolate line made from organic ingredients. What Happened: According to the company, the Reese...

2 months ago - Benzinga

HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In a presentation today at the 2021 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference, Michele G. Buck, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Steven ...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today shared key strategies to expand and grow the better-for-you chocolate category with new and differentiated capabilities....

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

As couples around the world celebrate Valentine's Day, investors may want to consider companies that profit from Cupid's bow and arrows.

Other stocks mentioned: FLWS, MOV, SIG
2 months ago - GuruFocus

Valentines day -- the day of love would be a day for business. Total spending would be a total of $21.8 billion, per NRF.

Other stocks mentioned: FLWS, FRPT, ONLN, PAWZ, RTH, XLP
2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

With the trading day about halfway over, the broad markets were each hitting new all-time highs.

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2 months ago - 24/7 Wall Street

The shares of Hershey Corporation (NYSE:HSY) are up 1.7% at $149.10 at last check, after RBC upgraded the stock to "outperform" from "sector perform," with an added price-target hike to $170 from $157.

2 months ago - Schaeffers Research

Hershey's Q4 earnings top estimates as sales rise and more people are buying chocolate

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Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman spoke with Hershey Company CFO Steve Voskuil about the company's Q4 earnings and what's driving sales. For 2020 election results please visit: Election results: https://www.y...

3 months ago - Yahoo Finance

Hershey said its chocolate sales were 40% to 50% higher in areas with an increased number of Covid-19 cases than areas that were lower.

3 months ago - CNBC

Hershey CEO says wherever Covid case counts were elevated, there was an increase in S'mores ingredie

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Hershey CEO Michele Buck joins 'Closing Bell' to talk about its fourth-quarter results and whether consumers will have to pay more for its products due to food inflation.

3 months ago - CNBC Television

Hershey's (HSY) fourth-quarter 2020 results reflect higher sales and earnings on strength across the North America segment.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Hershey (HSY) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 4.20% and 3.07%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.804 on the Common Stock and $0.731 on the Class B Common St...

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020. "2020 was a year of unexpe...

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

Hershey's (HSY) fourth-quarter 2020 results are likely to reflect strength in the North America segment and gains from buyouts, though the International segment has been soft for a while.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Activision Blizzard is one of several widely followed stocks set to report holiday quarter earnings results over the next few trading days.

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3 months ago - The Motley Fool

The candy giant reports its latest results in just a few days.

3 months ago - The Motley Fool

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 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

The chocolate and snacks company is trying to move quicker to adapt to changing consumer behavior as people shop more online and extend seasonal celebrations.

3 months ago - CNBC

There's more for income investors to love about these giants after their weak share price performances in 2020.

Other stocks mentioned: GIS, HAS
3 months ago - The Motley Fool

Demand for consumer staples seems poised to remain stable as the pandemic drove certain changes, making it prudent to invest in names like Monster Beverage (MNST) and Utz Brands (UTZ).

Other stocks mentioned: BGS, MNST, UTZ
3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Hershey's diluted EPS and FCF payout ratios remain sustainable for the long term at 49.9% and 59.5% YTD, respectively. Hershey has delivered 0.8% YoY net sales growth in the first 9 months of 2020 and 5...

3 months ago - Seeking Alpha

HERSHEY, Pa., Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced today that it will release its fourth-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, February 4, 2021, and hold a co...

4 months ago - PRNewsWire

Snack and food company Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY) has multiple catalysts ahead that would justify multiple expansion in 2021 and beyond, according to BofA Securities.  The Analyst: Bryan Spillane upgraded H...

4 months ago - Benzinga

Food stocks face weak sentiment across the board, says Wells Fargo analyst John Baumgartner

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CNBC's "Power Lunch" team discusses pantry food outlook for 2021 with John Baumgartner of Wells Fargo.

Other stocks mentioned: BRBR, GIS
4 months ago - CNBC Television

Like many conservative investors I prefer to put my fixed income into a 5 year CD ladder but this year's near 0% rates have changed my strategy. Since May I have built a portfolio of defensive dividend ...

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4 months ago - Seeking Alpha

This week's Benzinga Stock Wars pits two chocolate and candy stocks against each other. Here's a look at how Hershey's and Mondelez stack up.

Other stocks mentioned: MDLZ
4 months ago - Benzinga

About HSY

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells confectionery products and pantry items. The company operates in two segments, North America; and International and Other. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products comprising mints, chewing gums, and bubble gums; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items, including spreads, meat snacks, bars and snack bites, mixes, popcorn and protein bars, and cookies. The com... [Read more...]

Industry
Confectioners
Founded
1894
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
HSY
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, Hershey's revenue was $8.15 billion, an increase of 2.05% compared to the previous year's $7.99 billion. Earnings were $1.28 billion, an increase of 11.22%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 19 analysts, the average rating for Hershey stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 172.94, which is an increase of 2.64% from the latest price.

Price Target
$172.94
(2.64% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold