Hershey Company (The) Company Profile (NYSE:HSY)

About Hershey Company (The)

Hershey Company (The) logoThe Hershey Company is a producer of chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery. The Company's principal confectionery offerings include gum and mint refreshment products; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings and beverages, and snack items, such as spreads, meat snacks, bars, and snack bites and mixes. The Company operates through two segments: North America, and International and Other. The Company's North America segment is responsible for its chocolate and sugar confectionery business, as well as its grocery and snacks business, in the United States and Canada. Its International and Other segment includes all other countries where the Company manufactures, imports, markets, sells or distributes chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery, and other products. The Company markets, sells and distributes its products under approximately 80 brand names in over 70 countries across the world.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Confectioners
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HSY
  • CUSIP: 42786610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $107.25
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $105.26
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $102.09
  • 52-Week Range: $87.92 - $117.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 32.11
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.95
  • P/E Growth: 2.49
  • Market Cap: $22.83B
  • Outstanding Shares: 212,854,000
  • Beta: 0.32
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 9.68%
  • Return on Equity: 110.82%
  • Return on Assets: 17.06%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.84%
  • Current Ratio: 0.95%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.56%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.12)
Consensus Price Target: $107.64 (0.37% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/16/2017ArgusUpgradeHold -> Buy$125.00View Rating Details
2/15/2017Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHold$115.00View Rating Details
2/6/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$110.00 -> $112.00View Rating Details
2/6/2017RBC Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetSector Perform$110.00 -> $112.00View Rating Details
1/20/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/6/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$106.00 -> $117.00View Rating Details
1/5/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageSell$90.00View Rating Details
12/10/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncSet Price TargetHold$106.00View Rating Details
10/31/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$94.00 -> $97.00View Rating Details
10/26/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$98.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutral$100.00View Rating Details
8/30/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageUnderperform$100.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutral$89.00 -> $99.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016Tigress FinancialDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/5/2016S&P Equity ResearchUpgradeHold -> Buy$94.00 -> $126.00View Rating Details
4/26/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/29/2016NomuraReiterated RatingReduce$86.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
1/25/2016OTR GlobalDowngradePositiveView Rating Details
11/4/2015Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetSell$86.00 -> $82.00View Rating Details
8/5/2015Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/24/2017        
2/3/2017Q416$1.08$1.17$1.98 billion$1.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2016Q316$1.19$1.29$1.15 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.78$0.85$1.61 billion$1.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$1.07$1.10$1.91 billion$1.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$1.05$1.08$1.99 billion$1.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$1.13$1.17$1.98 billion$1.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215$0.75$0.78$1.62 billion$1.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$1.16$1.09$1.96 billion$1.94 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$1.06$1.04$2.07 billion$2.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.08$1.05$1.97 billion$1.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.76$0.76$1.60 billion$1.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$1.14$1.15$1.91 million$1.87 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$0.86$0.86$1.89 billion$1.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$1.00$1.03$1.88 billion$1.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.71$0.72$1.51 billion$1.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$1.04$1.09$1.84 billion$1.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.75$0.74$1.71 billion$1.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.86$0.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.61$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2012$0.81$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.70$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.84$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2011$0.55$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.70$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$0.61$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.12 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY)
Annual Dividend:$2.47
Dividend Yield:2.30%
Dividend Growth:9.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:73.73% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
51.57% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
48.24% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/3/2017quarterly$0.622.31%2/22/20172/24/20173/15/2017
10/14/2016quarterly$0.622.56%11/21/201611/23/201612/15/2016
7/28/2016quarterly$0.622.23%8/23/20168/25/20169/15/2016
5/5/2016quarterly$0.582.54%5/23/20165/25/20166/15/2016
1/28/2016quarterly$0.582.68%2/23/20162/25/20163/15/2016
10/6/2015quarterly$0.582.44%11/23/201511/25/201512/15/2015
8/7/2015quarterly$0.582.54%8/21/20158/25/20159/15/2015
4/27/2015quarterly$0.542.29%5/21/20155/26/20156/15/2015
1/30/2015quarterly$0.542.09%2/23/20152/25/20153/16/2015
10/3/2014quarterly$0.542.29%11/21/201411/25/201412/15/2014
7/24/2014quarterly$0.542.32%8/21/20148/25/20149/15/2014
4/28/2014quarterly$0.492.02%5/21/20145/23/20146/13/2014
1/30/2014quarterly$0.491.95%2/21/20142/25/20143/14/2014
10/8/2013quarterly$0.492.12%11/21/201311/25/201312/13/2013
7/25/2013quarterly$0.492.07%8/21/20138/23/20139/13/2013
4/30/2013quarterly$0.421.91%5/22/20135/24/20136/14/2013
1/31/2013quarterly$0.422.1%2/21/20132/25/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.68%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 52.07%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/15/2017D Michael WegeSVPSell1,100$108.11$118,921.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Michele BuckCOOSell4,500$108.00$486,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017D Michael WegeSVPSell1,100$104.82$115,302.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Michele BuckCOOSell2,000$103.84$207,680.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2016D Michael WegeSVPSell1,100$103.57$113,927.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2016Michele BuckCOOSell6,500$104.38$678,470.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Leslie M TurnerSVPSell40,128$102.22$4,101,884.16View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Hershey Trust Co Trustee In TrMajor ShareholderBuy49,500$101.60$5,029,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2016Javier H IdrovoVPSell6,448$100.00$644,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2016Michele BuckCOOSell4,000$103.00$412,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/17/2016D Michael WegeSVPSell1,100$96.40$106,040.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016D Michael WegeSVPSell1,100$111.41$122,551.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016D Michael WegeSVPSell1,100$108.43$119,273.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016Michele BuckCOOSell13,500$107.31$1,448,685.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016D Michael WegeSVPSell1,100$96.51$106,161.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Kevin R WallingSVPSell13,568$96.12$1,304,156.16View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Michele BuckCOOSell10,369$96.47$1,000,297.43View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016D Michael WegeCAOSell1,100$92.26$101,486.00View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016D Michael WegeCAOSell1,100$92.32$101,552.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016D Michael WegeCAOSell1,100$92.00$101,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016D Michael WegeCAOSell1,100$90.00$99,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016D Michael WegeCAOSell1,100$90.00$99,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2015D Michael WegeCAOSell1,100$90.28$99,308.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2015Hershey Trust CoMajor ShareholderSell190,000$83.82$15,925,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015Kevin R WallingSVPSell3,000$90.00$270,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$91.00$111,020.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$92.40$112,728.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$100.27$122,329.40View SEC Filing  
3/18/2015Humberto P AlfonsoInsiderSell25,000$101.00$2,525,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$103.62$126,416.40View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Richard M McconvilleCAOSell6,388$106.19$678,341.72View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Leslie M TurnerSVPSell7,963$107.17$853,394.71View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015James E NevelsDirectorSell2,200$105.00$231,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$102.01$124,452.20View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Terence L O'daySVPSell12,500$110.00$1,375,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$104.33$127,282.60View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$100.16$122,195.20View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014Humberto P AlfonsoInsiderSell13,255$99.00$1,312,245.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014D Michael WegeSVPSell5,000$98.07$490,350.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Humberto P AlfonsoInsiderSell29,455$96.63$2,846,236.65View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Richard M McconvilleCAOSell5,650$96.52$545,338.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014David W TackaCFOSell21,253$95.94$2,039,012.82View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$96.00$117,120.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$95.07$115,985.40View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$91.00$111,020.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014D Michael WegeSVPSell1,220$88.82$108,360.40View SEC Filing  
7/30/2014James E NevelsDirectorSell1,000$90.73$90,730.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2014Humberto P AlfonsoInsiderSell16,000$92.17$1,474,720.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Kevin R WallingSVPSell4,218$97.80$412,520.40View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014John BilbreyCEOSell102,615$105.60$10,836,144.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Terence O'daySVPSell26,137$107.74$2,816,000.38View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014John BilbreyCEOSell15,000$107.54$1,613,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Michele BuckInsiderSell13,668$105.00$1,435,140.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013D Michael WegeSVPSell1,120$96.74$108,348.80View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013D Michael WegeSVPSell1,120$99.35$111,272.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Michele BuckInsiderSell16,900$100.00$1,690,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013D Michael WegeSVPSell1,120$92.64$103,756.80View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Michele BuckInsiderSell10,369$97.00$1,005,793.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2013Michele BuckInsiderSell12,144$93.03$1,129,756.32View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013D Michael WegeSVPSell1,120$89.42$100,150.40View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Kevin R WallingSVPSell5,225$89.61$468,212.25View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013D Michael WegeSVPSell1,120$89.01$99,691.20View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Michele BuckInsiderSell15,184$90.00$1,366,560.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013John P BilbreyCEOSell26,000$81.54$2,120,040.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY)
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finance.yahoo.com logoWhen Historical Price Multiples Don't Matter Anymore (NYSE:HSY)
finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 5:13 PM
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www.highlandmirror.com - February 17 at 3:25 PM
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marketexclusive.com - February 16 at 5:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as Hershey's Revenue Gained 3.2%, Adjusted EPS Increased 8.3% (NYSE:HSY)
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www.nasdaq.com - February 4 at 4:23 AM
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 11:21 PM
nasdaq.com logoHSY Crosses Above Average Analyst Target (NYSE:HSY)
www.nasdaq.com - February 3 at 6:19 PM
marketexclusive.com logoThe Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:HSY)
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:18 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoStronger Jobs at 227K, Unemployment Ticks Up to 4.8% (NYSE:HSY)
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feeds.benzinga.com - February 3 at 8:25 AM
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What is Hershey Company (The)'s stock symbol?

Hershey Company (The) trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HSY."

How often does Hershey Company (The) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hershey Company (The)?

Hershey Company (The) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 24th will be given a dividend of $0.618 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $2.47 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.30%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 22nd.

Where is Hershey Company (The)'s stock going? Where will Hershey Company (The)'s stock price be in 2017?

17 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Hershey Company (The)'s stock. Their predictions range from $90.00 to $126.00. On average, they expect Hershey Company (The)'s share price to reach $107.64 in the next year.

When will Hershey Company (The) announce their earnings?

Hershey Company (The) is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 24th 2017.

Who owns Hershey Company (The) stock?

Hershey Company (The)'s stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Janus Capital Management LLC (2.90%), State Street Corp (2.89%), FMR LLC (1.49%), Alyeska Investment Group L.P. (0.48%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.43%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.42%). Company insiders that own Hershey Company (The) stock include D Michael Wege, Hershey Trust Co, Hershey Trust Co Trustee In Tr, Humberto P Alfonso, Javier H Idrovo, Kevin R Walling, Leslie M Turner, Michele Buck and Richard M Mcconville.

Who sold Hershey Company (The) stock? Who is selling Hershey Company (The) stock?

Hershey Company (The)'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Scotia Capital Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P, TCW Group Inc. and Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Hershey Company (The) stock in the last year include D Michael Wege, Javier H Idrovo, Kevin R Walling, Leslie M Turner and Michele Buck.

Who bought Hershey Company (The) stock? Who is buying Hershey Company (The) stock?

Hershey Company (The)'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alyeska Investment Group L.P., AQR Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Asset Management One Co. Ltd., State Street Corp, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC and Credit Agricole S A.

How do I buy Hershey Company (The) stock?

Shares of Hershey Company (The) can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Hershey Company (The) stock cost?

One share of Hershey Company (The) stock can currently be purchased for approximately $107.25.

Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY) Chart for Tuesday, February, 21, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY)

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Earnings by Quarter for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY)

Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff