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NYSE:HSY

The Hershey Stock Forecast, Price & News

$178.75
-0.86 (-0.48 %)
(As of 10/18/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$178.56
$179.96
50-Day Range
$168.68
$182.21
52-Week Range
$135.83
$182.71
Volume16,160 shs
Average Volume893,683 shs
Market Capitalization$36.83 billion
P/E Ratio25.98
Dividend Yield2.00%
Beta0.36
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About The Hershey

The Hershey Co. engages in the manufacture and market of chocolate and sugar confectionery products. The firm operates through the following geographical segments: North America; and International and Other. The North America segment is responsible for the traditional chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery market position of the company, as well as its grocery and snacks market positions, in the United States and Canada. The International and Other segment is the combination of all other operating segments which are not individually material, including those geographic regions where the company operates outside of North America. Its brands include Hershey's, Reese's, and Kisses. The company was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, PA.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Sugar & confectionery products
Sub-Industry
Packaged Foods & Meats
CUSIP
42786610
Employees
16,040
Year Founded
1909

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.15 billion
Cash Flow
$7.90 per share
Book Value
$10.75 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$1.28 billion

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Market Cap
$36.83 billion
Next Earnings Date
10/28/2021 (Confirmed)
Optionable
Optionable

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.75 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

31st out of 181 stocks

Sugar & Confectionery Products Industry

1st out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












The Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Hershey a buy right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Hershey in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" The Hershey stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Hershey?

Wall Street analysts have given The Hershey a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but The Hershey wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is The Hershey's next earnings date?

The Hershey is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to The Hershey's earnings call?

The Hershey will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 28th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 412-317-6671 with passcode "13708702".

How were The Hershey's earnings last quarter?

The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 29th. The company reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $1.99 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.85 billion. The Hershey had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 63.62% and a net margin of 16.52%.
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How has The Hershey's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The Hershey's stock was trading at $148.77 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HSY shares have increased by 20.5% and is now trading at $179.30.
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How often does The Hershey pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Hershey?

The Hershey announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.901 per share on Wednesday, September 15th. This represents a $3.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 19th. This is a boost from The Hershey's previous quarterly dividend of $0.80.
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Is The Hershey a good dividend stock?

The Hershey pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.00%. The Hershey has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of The Hershey is 57.23%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, The Hershey will have a dividend payout ratio of 48.19% next year. This indicates that The Hershey will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has The Hershey issued on next quarter's earnings?

The Hershey updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.790-$6.920 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.890. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.64 billion-$8.80 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.59 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HSY?

12 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for The Hershey's shares. Their forecasts range from $149.00 to $194.00. On average, they anticipate The Hershey's stock price to reach $179.91 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are The Hershey's key executives?

The Hershey's management team includes the following people:
  • Michele G. Buck, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Steven E. Voskuil, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • William C. Papa, Chief Research & Development Officer, Senior VP
  • Christopher M. Scalia, Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP
  • James Turoff, Secretary, Senior VP & General Counsel

What is Michele Buck's approval rating as The Hershey's CEO?

208 employees have rated The Hershey CEO Michele Buck on Glassdoor.com. Michele Buck has an approval rating of 89% among The Hershey's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of The Hershey own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Hershey investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Chevron (CVX), The Procter & Gamble (PG), The Coca-Cola (KO), Walmart (WMT) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

What is The Hershey's stock symbol?

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

Who are The Hershey's major shareholders?

The Hershey's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE (0.03%), Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own The Hershey stock include Charles R Raup, Christopher M Scalia, Hershey Trust Co, Hershey Trust Co Trustee In Tr, Jason Reiman, Jennifer Mccalman, Kevin R Walling, Kristen J Riggs, Michele Buck, Pamela M Arway and West Mary E Stone.
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Which major investors are selling The Hershey stock?

HSY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Fifth Third Bancorp, Bartlett & Co. LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC, Courier Capital LLC, and Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc.. Company insiders that have sold The Hershey company stock in the last year include Charles R Raup, Christopher M Scalia, Hershey Trust Co, Hershey Trust Co Trustee In Tr, Jason Reiman, Jennifer Mccalman, Kristen J Riggs, Michele Buck, and Pamela M Arway.
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Which major investors are buying The Hershey stock?

HSY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Pacer Advisors Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, McElhenny Sheffield Capital Management LLC, Marquette Asset Management LLC, Atwater Malick LLC, and Latitude Advisors LLC.
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How do I buy shares of The Hershey?

Shares of HSY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is The Hershey's stock price today?

One share of HSY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $179.30.

How much money does The Hershey make?

The Hershey has a market capitalization of $36.94 billion and generates $8.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.28 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does The Hershey have?

The Hershey employs 16,040 workers across the globe.

Does The Hershey have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of The Hershey: Allan Candy Company, Amplify Snack Brands Inc., Amplify Snack Brands2, Artisan Confections Company, Brookside Foods Ltd, CSH Foods Inc., Dagoba Organic Chocolate, Grupo Lorena, Hershey (China) Investment Management Co. Ltd., Hershey (Shanghai) Foods Research and Development Co. Ltd., Hershey (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Hershey Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Hershey Canada Inc., Hershey Caribe Inc., Hershey Chocolate & Confectionery LLC, Hershey Chocolate of Virginia LLC, Hershey Commercial (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Hershey India Private Limited, Hershey International LLC, Hershey Japan Co. Ltd., Hershey Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Hershey Mexico S.A. de C.V., Hershey Netherlands B.V., Hershey Philippines Inc., Hershey Singapore Pte. Ltd., Hershey Trading GmbH, Hershey UK Finance Limited, Hershey UK Holding Limited, Hershey do Brasil Ltda., Hersmex S. de R.L. de C.V., Joseph Schmidt Confections, Krave Pure Foods, Krave Pure Foods Inc., LH Foods Co. Limited (50 % ownership), Lotte Shanghai Foods Co. Ltd. (50% ownership), Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation, Nutrine Confectionery Company Private Limited, ONE Brands LLC, Pirate Brands, Reese Candy Corporation, Regional Operating HQ, Ripple Brand Collective LLC, Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker, Servicios de Hersmex S. de R.L. de C.V., Shanghai Golden Monkey, Tri-Us Inc., Van Houten (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Visagis, and Y&S Candies.

When was The Hershey founded?

The Hershey was founded in 1909.

What is The Hershey's official website?

The official website for The Hershey is www.thehersheycompany.com.

Where are The Hershey's headquarters?

The Hershey is headquartered at 19 East Chocolate Avenue, Hershey PA, 17033.

How can I contact The Hershey?

The Hershey's mailing address is 19 East Chocolate Avenue, Hershey PA, 17033. The company can be reached via phone at (717) 534-4200.


This page was last updated on 10/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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