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The Hershey Company (HSY)

Stock Price: $146.88 USD -0.62 (-0.42%)
Updated Oct 20, 2020 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 30.55B
Revenue (ttm) 7.95B
Net Income (ttm) 1.07B
Shares Out 147.41M
EPS (ttm) 5.11
PE Ratio 28.74
Forward PE 23.75
Dividend $3.22
Dividend Yield 2.19%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Oct 20, 2020
Last Price $146.88
Previous Close $147.50
Change ($) -0.62
Change (%) -0.42%
Day's Open 148.64
Day's Range 146.72 - 149.21
Day's Volume 434,715
52-Week Range 109.88 - 161.83

More Stats

Market Cap 30.55B
Enterprise Value 34.47B
Earnings Date (est) Nov 6, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date Aug 20, 2020
Shares Outstanding 147.41M
Float 146.88M
EPS (basic) 4.80
EPS (diluted) 5.11
FCF / Share 6.73
Dividend $3.22
Dividend Yield 2.19%
Earnings Yield 3.48%
FCF Yield 4.58%
Payout Ratio 64.40%
Shares Short 2.16M
Short Ratio 2.68
Short % of Float 1.47%
Beta 0.21
PE Ratio 28.74
Forward PE 23.75
P/FCF Ratio 21.84
PS Ratio 3.84
PB Ratio 17.78
Revenue 7.95B
Operating Income 1.51B
Net Income 1.07B
Free Cash Flow 1.40B
Net Cash -3.91B
Net Cash / Share -18.81
Gross Margin 45.58%
Operating Margin 19.04%
Profit Margin 13.50%
FCF Margin 17.60%
ROA 11.95%
ROE 62.00%
ROIC 21.60%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (20)

Buy 4
Overweight 0
Hold 15
Underweight 1
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(3.75% upside)
Current: $146.88
Target: 152.39
*Average 12-month price target from 18 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth2.51%3.67%1.01%0.73%-0.47%3.86%7.55%9.27%7.23%-
Gross Profit3,6223,5753,4553,1703,3833,3363,2812,8602,5322,415
Operating Income1,5961,6241,3131,2551,0381,3921,3381,1111,055905
Net Income1,1501,178783720513847820661629510
Shares Outstanding209210211212217221224223225227
Earnings Per Share5.105.223.443.142.193.523.372.712.742.21
EPS Growth-2.3%51.74%9.55%43.38%-37.78%4.45%24.35%-1.09%23.98%-
Dividend Per Share2.992.762.552.402.242.041.811.561.381.28
Dividend Growth8.49%8.16%6.08%7.42%9.61%12.71%16.03%13.04%7.81%-
Operating Cash Flow1,7641,6001,2501,0131,2568441,1911,095588901
Capital Expenditures-290-279-250-266-356-369-336-278-347-199
Free Cash Flow1,4741,321999748901475856817241702
Cash & Equivalents4935883802973474721,119728694885
Total Debt4,2664,4582,9202,9802,4212,1781,9621,9071,8881,827
Net Cash / Debt-3,773-3,870-2,540-2,683-2,074-1,706-844-1,179-1,194-943
Book Value1,7391,3999157869981,4551,6051,037857902
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name The Hershey Company
Country United States
Employees 14,520
CEO Michele G. Buck

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol HSY
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Consumer Defensive
Industry Confectioners
Unique Identifier NYSE: HSY


The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells confectionery products. The company operates through 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 company provides its products primarily under the Hershey's, Reese's, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, barkTHINS, Cadbury, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Lancaster, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Scharffen Berger, Dagoba, Ice Breakers, Breathsavers, Bubble Yum, SkinnyPop, Pirate's Booty, Oatmega, Paqui, ONE, and Krave brands, as well as under the Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, Nutrine, Maha Lacto, Jumpin, and Sofit brands. It markets and sells its products to wholesale distributors, chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, and department stores. The Hershey Company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.