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NYSE:HSY - Hershey Stock Price, Forecast & News

$160.32
+0.21 (+0.13 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$158.35
Now: $160.32
$160.96
50-Day Range
$143.96
MA: $152.90
$160.49
52-Week Range
$108.90
Now: $160.32
$162.20
Volume1.03 million shs
Average Volume802,730 shs
Market Capitalization$33.54 billion
P/E Ratio29.42
Dividend Yield1.93%
Beta0.02
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Sugar & confectionery products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP42786610
Phone717-534-4200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.99 billion
Cash Flow$7.08 per share
Book Value$8.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.15 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,420
Market Cap$33.54 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hershey's stock symbol?

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

How often does Hershey pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hershey?

Hershey announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 21st will be given a dividend of $0.773 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $3.09 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 20th. View Hershey's Dividend History.

How were Hershey's earnings last quarter?

Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 30th. The company reported $1.28 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.24 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $2.07 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.06 billion. Hershey had a net margin of 14.40% and a return on equity of 73.68%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.26 EPS. View Hershey's Earnings History.

When is Hershey's next earnings date?

Hershey is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Hershey.

What guidance has Hershey issued on next quarter's earnings?

Hershey issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.13-6.24 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.15. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.15-8.31 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.20 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HSY?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Hershey's shares. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $170.00. On average, they expect Hershey's share price to reach $147.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Hershey.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hershey?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hershey in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 13 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hershey.

Has Hershey been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about HSY stock has been trending extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hershey earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Hershey.

Who are some of Hershey's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Hershey own?

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

Who are Hershey's key executives?

Hershey's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Michele Gross Buck, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Terence L. O'Day, Sr. VP and Chief Product Supply & Technology Officer (Age 69)
  • Mr. Todd W. Tillemans, Pres of US (Age 57)
  • Mr. Steven E. Voskuil, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Javier H. Idrovo, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)

Who are Hershey's major shareholders?

Hershey's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.69%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.15%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.44%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.17%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.78%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.72%). Company insiders that own Hershey stock include Anthony J Palmer, Damien Atkins, David L Shedlarz, Hershey Trust Co, Hershey Trust Co Trustee In Tr, Jason Reiman, Javier H Idrovo, Kevin R Walling, Michele Buck, Pamela M Arway, Patricia A Little, Steven E Voskuil, Terence L O'day, Todd W Tillemans and West Mary E Stone. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hershey.

Which institutional investors are selling Hershey stock?

HSY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, PGGM Investments, Alliancebernstein L.P., Hexavest Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and AJO LP. Company insiders that have sold Hershey company stock in the last year include Anthony J Palmer, Hershey Trust Co, Hershey Trust Co Trustee In Tr, Jason Reiman, Javier H Idrovo, Kevin R Walling, Michele Buck, Pamela M Arway, Patricia A Little, Terence L O'day and West Mary E Stone. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hershey.

Which institutional investors are buying Hershey stock?

HSY stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schroder Investment Management Group, Bank of Montreal Can, State Street Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, Stifel Financial Corp, Assetmark Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC and Anchor Capital Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Hershey stock in the last two years include Damien Atkins, Steven E Voskuil and Todd W Tillemans. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hershey.

How do I buy shares of Hershey?

Shares of HSY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Hershey's stock price today?

One share of HSY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $160.32.

How big of a company is Hershey?

Hershey has a market capitalization of $33.54 billion and generates $7.99 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.78 on an earnings per share basis. Hershey employs 16,420 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Hershey.

What is Hershey's official website?

The official website for Hershey is http://www.hersheys.com/.

How can I contact Hershey?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hershey (NYSE HSY)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  533 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  816 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,349
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hershey and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HSY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HSY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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