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The Hershey Company (HSY)

Stock Price: $148.09 USD 0.56 (0.38%)
Updated Jan 26, 2021 1:37 PM EST - Market open
Market Cap 30.67B
Revenue (ttm) 8.03B
Net Income (ttm) 1.19B
Shares Out 208.02M
EPS (ttm) 5.70
PE Ratio 25.99
Forward PE 22.17
Dividend $3.22
Dividend Yield 2.17%
Trading Day January 26
Last Price $148.09
Previous Close $147.53
Change ($) 0.56
Change (%) 0.38%
Day's Open 147.57
Day's Range 145.64 - 148.25
Day's Volume 500,578
52-Week Range 109.58 - 158.28

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CNBC - 4 days ago

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.

The Motley Fool - 5 days ago

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

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Zacks Investment Research - 1 week ago

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).

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Seeking Alpha - 2 weeks ago

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 ...

PRNewsWire - 2 weeks ago

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...

Benzinga - 2 weeks ago

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 ...

CNBC Television - 3 weeks ago

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

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

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Seeking Alpha - 3 weeks ago

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Benzinga - 1 month ago

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.

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Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

Hershey (HSY) has been seeing strength in its North America segment, thanks to solid volumes and pricing. However, soft traffic in retail stores and reduced travel have hurt its International ...

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

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

Reuters - 1 month ago

Ivory Coast will lift a suspension on cocoa sustainability schemes run by U.S.-based Hershey on its territory that it imposed earlier this week, according to a letter addressed to the chocolat...

Reuters - 1 month ago

Ivory Coast and Ghana are cancelling all cocoa sustainability schemes run by U.S.-based Hershey in the west African countries, accusing the chocolatemaker of trying to avoid paying a cocoa pre...

The Motley Fool - 2 months ago

Here's what it means for chocolate lovers

The Motley Fool - 2 months ago

The candy giant is on track to boost profit margins in fiscal 2021.

Reuters - 2 months ago

U.S. chocolate maker Hershey Co has positioned itself to receive a sizeable amount of cheap cocoa from futures exchange ICE, a move that highlights difficulties African producers are having to...

InvestorPlace - 2 months ago

Markets are rallying into year-end as investors react to positive news. Here are seven stocks to buy for the 2020 holiday season.

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CNBC - 2 months ago

With stocks holding near record-high territory, one market researcher is scouring Wall Street for the best picks and names to avoid.

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The Motley Fool - 2 months ago

The candy giant had some good news for investors in its latest operating update.

CNBC Television - 2 months ago

Hershey CEO says agility in adjusting its portfolio led to higher Q3 sales

Hershey CEO Michele Buck says the company's agility in adjusting its portfolio focus, media spending and messaging led to successful quarterly results. The candy maker beat the top and bottom ...

Invezz - 2 months ago

The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) reported its financial results on Friday that blew past Wall Street estimates for profit and revenue in the fiscal third quarter. The company also gave upbeat g...

New York Post - 2 months ago

The Hershey Co. posted a sweet third-quarter profit as Americans stocked up on chocolate and baked their own treats amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Pennsylvania candy maker's operating prof...

Seeking Alpha - 2 months ago

The Hershey Company (HSY) CEO Michele Buck on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Business Insider - 2 months ago

Hershey's sales shot up in the three months to September 30 as more people bought candy, chocolate, and baking products during lockdown, it said Friday. Sales of Hershey's baking products — in...

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

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

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Hershey (HSY) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 8.77% and 3.01%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Benzinga - 2 months ago

  Shares of Hershey (NYSE:HSY) moved higher by 2.1% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q3 results.

Market Watch - 2 months ago

Shares of Hershey Co. surged 2.8% in premarket trading Friday, after the chocolate and confectionery products company reported third-quarter profit and revenue that rose above expectations, an...

Reuters - 2 months ago

Hershey Co on Friday beat quarterly sales estimates and reinstated its full-year outlook boosted by strong Halloween sales and demand for chocolate chips and cocoa powder from people taking up...

PRNewsWire - 2 months ago

HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the third quarter ended September 27, 2020. Third-Quarter 2020 Financial R...

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Rising demand aids consumer staple players amid pandemic. Hershey (HSY), Tyson Foods (TSN), Grocery Outlet (GO), Energizer Holdings (ENR) and Purple Innovation (PRPL) are set to tap the opport...

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Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

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

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Strong sales in the North America unit on higher at-home consumption, sales recovery in food service and specialty retail networks, price realization are likely to have aided Hershey's (HSY) Q...

The Motley Fool - 2 months ago

Will growth rates finally pick up?

Seeking Alpha - 2 months ago

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Benzinga - 2 months ago

The U.S. presidential election will likely be a major stock market catalyst. Traders are already trying to identify the best “Biden stocks” or “Trump stocks” that could rally depending on the ...

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Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

As estimated by NRF, Americans will likely spend a decent $8.05 billion this year on Halloween celebration. Average spending per person is expected to hit a record high of $92.12.

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Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

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.

The Motley Fool - 2 months ago

Some companies are simple to understand, some are more complex. Food makers Hershey and Hormel look simple, but they aren't.

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Kiplinger - 2 months ago

Investors have plenty of uncertainty to deal with as it is, and the upcoming presidential election is only adding to their worries. Lest we forget, as results came in on election night 2016, D...

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GuruFocus - 3 months ago

With the spookiest night of the year once again upon us, investors may want to consider looking for value among companies that profit from Halloween activities.

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PRNewsWire - 3 months ago

HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) was recognized today as one of America's Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital for the second consecutive y...

Seeking Alpha - 3 months ago

Last month, I defined 15 high-quality "DARPA" stocks that provide both dividends And reasonable price appreciation.

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Forbes - 3 months ago

Housebound ghouls may end up spending less money on Halloween this year, but they also will be spending differently, these seven survey findings reveal. This is an opportunity for retailers to...

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Seeking Alpha - 3 months ago

The Hershey Company is a Dividend Contender with 11 consecutive years of dividend growth. Shares currently yield 2.25%.

Benzinga - 3 months ago

Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY) deserves credit for its vision and focus on brand investment, pricing, data analytics, and other initiatives that will position it to grow earnings in 2021, according to...

PRNewsWire - 3 months ago

HERSHEY, Pa., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its third-quarter sales and earnings results on Friday, November 6, 2020, and h...

CNN Business - 4 months ago

Halloween is around the corner, and Hershey wants to ensure coronavirus doesn't spook trick-or-treaters from eating candy.

Seeking Alpha - 4 months ago

Hershey: A Sweet Addition To Any Dividend Growth Portfolio

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

Hershey's (HSY) brands are gaining on focus on innovation and buyouts. Also, the company is seeing sales growth in North America amid the pandemic.

About HSY

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells confectionery products and pantry items. 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. Th... [Read more...]

Industry
Confectioners
Founded
1894
CEO
Michele Gross Buck
Employees
14,520
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
HSY
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2019, Hershey's revenue was $7.99 billion, an increase of 2.51% compared to the previous year's $7.79 billion. Earnings were $1.15 billion, a decrease of -2.37%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 19 analysts, the average rating for Hershey stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 158.94, which is an increase of 7.33% from the latest price.

Price Target
$158.94
(7.33% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold