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The Hershey Company (HSY)

Stock Price: $179.26 USD 2.35 (1.33%)
Updated Jul 23, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 37.11B
Revenue (ttm) 8.41B
Net Income (ttm) 1.40B
Shares Out 207.17M
EPS (ttm) 6.72
PE Ratio 26.68
Forward PE 26.04
Dividend $3.19
Dividend Yield 1.78%
Trading Day July 23
Last Price $179.26
Previous Close $176.91
Change ($) 2.35
Change (%) 1.33%
Day's Open 177.04
Day's Range 176.79 - 179.41
Day's Volume 563,075
52-Week Range 131.96 - 182.24

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Hershey (HSY) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

2 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Is Warren Buffett adding the Hershey chocolate business to his empire? Here's what it might mean for BRK.B stock.

Other stocks mentioned: BRK.A, BRK.B
1 week ago - InvestorPlace

HERSHEY, Pa., July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced today that it will release its second-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, July 29, 2021, and hold a confe...

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

The Oracle of Omaha may be going after the candy giant.

3 weeks ago - The Motley Fool

HERSHEY, Pa., June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY), Land O'Lakes, Inc., and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay have partnered to implement on-farm best management practices to ...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Hershey (HSY) acquires Lily's, a leading better-for-you confectionery brand, for $425 million. The buyout is in sync with Hershey's focus on multi-pronged better-for-you snacking strategy.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Last week, an analyst at Gordon Haskett Research was trolling through flight records and noticed that a corporate jet belonging to the Hershey Company visited Omaha, Nebraska, on June 12.

3 weeks ago - 24/7 Wall Street

HERSHEY, Pa., June 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Lily's, the high-growth maker of low-sugar, better-for-you (BFY) confecti...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

HERSHEY, Pa., June 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) has been named a 2021 honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer serv...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

HERSHEY, Pa., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today released its 2020 Sustainability Report, highlighting its progress on key environmental and social initiatives during a y...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

TROY, Mich., May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Editorial Advisory and Securities Review Committee of BetterInvesting Magazine today announced The Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) as its "Stock to Study" and Gener...

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2 months ago - PRNewsWire

Every week the markets produce winners and losers. Here are 10 stocks to watch that outperformed or underperformed between May 12 and May 18.

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2 months ago - InvestorPlace

HERSHEY, Pa., May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that James Turoff has been promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective immediat...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

Hershey (HSY) is undertaking buyouts to augment portfolio strength as well as boost revenues. Also, it is on track with several innovations.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

HERSHEY, Pa., May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lily's, the high-growth, better-for-you (BFY) confectione...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

While growth stocks provided profitability over the trailing year, the latest rumblings suggest you should rotate into consumer staples. The post 7 Consumer Staples Stocks to Help Navigate the Uncertain...

Other stocks mentioned: CL, DLTR, K, MO, PEP, PG
2 months ago - InvestorPlace

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 months ago - PRNewsWire

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

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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...

2 months 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?

2 months 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...

2 months 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 ...

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

3 months 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...

3 months 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 months 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 months 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...

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3 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months ago - Schaeffers Research

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

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3 months 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...

4 months 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.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

4 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...

4 months ago - PRNewsWire

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

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4 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...

5 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 ...

5 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....

5 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.

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5 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
5 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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5 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.

5 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...

5 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.

5 months ago - CNBC

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

YouTube video

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.

5 months ago - CNBC Television

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

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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 177.44, which is a decrease of -1.02% from the latest price.

Price Target
$177.44
(-1.02% downside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold