HSY - The Hershey Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
109.14
+0.47 (+0.43%)
At close: 4:02PM EST
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Previous Close108.67
Open108.55
Bid0.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 1100
Day's Range107.63 - 109.40
52 Week Range89.10 - 115.82
Volume1,217,527
Avg. Volume1,145,801
Market Cap22.898B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.03
PE Ratio (TTM)22.56
EPS (TTM)4.84
Earnings DateJan 30, 2019 - Feb 4, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield2.89 (2.66%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-11-20
1y Target Est101.33
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  • GlobeNewswire6 days ago

    The Hershey Company Agrees to Purchase Common Stock From Hershey Trust Company

    The Hershey Company (HSY) announced today that it has agreed to purchase 450,000 shares of its common stock from Hershey Trust Company, as Trustee for the Milton Hershey School Trust, for approximately $48 million, or $106.30 per share. "Hershey regularly buys back shares as part of its stock replenishment program,” said Michele Buck, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hershey Company. The Hershey Company, headquartered in Hershey, Pa., is an industry-leading snacks company known for bringing goodness to the world through its iconic brands, remarkable people and enduring commitment to help children succeed.

  • PR Newswire6 days ago

    Hershey Trust Company Announces Sale of Hershey Company Common Stock

    HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hershey Trust Company today announced the sale of 4.5 million shares of The Hershey Company (HSY) common stock. Specifically, Hershey Trust Company reached an agreement to sell 4,050,000 shares of common stock to Morgan Stanley.  An additional 450,000 shares are being sold by Hershey Trust Company to The Hershey Company. Hershey Trust Company is the Trustee of the Milton Hershey School Trust, which under Milton and Catherine Hershey's 1909 Deed of Trust funds the Milton Hershey School.

  • Consumer companies try price hikes as U.S. wages climb
    Reuters11 days ago

    Consumer companies try price hikes as U.S. wages climb

    Walmart Inc (WMT.N), Target Corp (TGT.N) and other grocers have kept prices low over the past two years to fend off growing challenges from Amazon.com Inc's (AMZN.O) Whole Foods Market, German discount supermarket Aldi Inc, and others. Companies including Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N), Kellogg Co (K.N) and Hershey Co (HSY.N) have told grocers in recent months that they need to raise prices on some products, as commodities costs surge and truck fleets hike rates. Consumers have money and wages are finally up," said Storch, the former CEO of Hudson's Bay Co (HBC.TO) and ex-vice chairman of Target.

  • Kraft Heinz Drops 7.3% in After-Hours Trading on Q3 EPS Miss
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Kraft Heinz Drops 7.3% in After-Hours Trading on Q3 EPS Miss

    Kraft Heinz (KHC) stock fell 7.3% in after-hours trade following the company’s third-quarter results on November 1. Kraft Heinz reported better-than-expected top-line growth. Meanwhile, improvement in organic sales was a positive surprise. However, the company missed analysts’ estimate on the bottom-line front, which didn’t sit well with investors.

  • Kellogg Stock: Multiple Analysts Lowered Its Target Price
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Kellogg Stock: Multiple Analysts Lowered Its Target Price

    Several analysts covering Kellogg (K) stock lowered their target prices following the company’s third-quarter results and reduced the EPS growth outlook. Credit Suisse reduced its target price to $70 per share from $75. Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley lowered the target price on Kellogg stock to $68 from $75. J.P. Morgan lowered the target price to $72 from $78.

  • Kellogg’s Third-Quarter EPS Met the Estimate
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Kellogg’s Third-Quarter EPS Met the Estimate

    Kellogg (K) reported an adjusted EPS of $1.06 during the third quarter—in line with analysts’ projections and an increase of 2.9% YoY (year-over-year). The following graph shows that Kellogg’s EPS growth marked a steep slowdown sequentially.

  • GlobeNewswire13 days ago

    There’s No Wrong Way to Eat a Reese’s … Just More Ways

    Did you forget? There’s no wrong way to eat a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. “America, we’re excited to give you another way to enjoy that irresistible, delicious, salty, sweet combo that can only come from Reese’s,” said Veronica Villasenor, Senior Director, Reese’s Brand.

  • Why Did Kellogg Have Weak Margins?
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Why Did Kellogg Have Weak Margins?

    Kellogg’s (K) profit margins continued to slide during the third quarter despite the company annualizing the downward adjustment in the pricing following the DSD (direct store delivery). Kellogg’s gross profit margins took a hit from the mix shift towards low margin markets and categories. The DSD transition remained a drag, while Multipro’s consolidation had a negative impact.

  • Kellogg’s Reduced EPS Guidance Hurt Its Stock
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Kellogg’s Reduced EPS Guidance Hurt Its Stock

    On October 31, Kellogg (K) shares fell more than 7% after the company reported its third-quarter results. Kellogg’s top line was slightly ahead of analysts’ expectations. Kellogg’s margins remained challenged.

  • 4 Candy Companies to Consider Ahead of Halloween
    GuruFocus.com15 days ago

    4 Candy Companies to Consider Ahead of Halloween

    Warning! GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Sign with HSY. The GuruFocus All-in-One screener found popular candy companies in the U.S. are The Hershey Co. (HSY), Mondelez International Inc. (MDLZ), Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. (RMCF) and Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. (TR). The Peter Lynch chart shows the stock is trading higher than its fair value, suggesting it is overvalued.

  • Mondelēz’s Third-Quarter Bottom Line Impresses Investors
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Mondelēz’s Third-Quarter Bottom Line Impresses Investors

    Mondelēz (MDLZ) reported better-than-expected bottom-line results for the third quarter. Mondelēz’s adjusted EPS of $0.62 jumped 10.7% on a YoY basis and came in ahead of analysts’ estimate of $0.61.

  • What Affected Mondelēz’s Top Line in Q3 2018?
    Market Realist15 days ago

    What Affected Mondelēz’s Top Line in Q3 2018?

    Mondelēz International (MDLZ) reported lower-than-expected net sales during the third quarter. Mondelēz’s net sales of $6.3 billion fell short of analysts’ expectation and decreased 3.7% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.

  • How Mondelēz Performed in the Third Quarter
    Market Realist15 days ago

    How Mondelēz Performed in the Third Quarter

    Mondelēz (MDLZ) reported mixed third-quarter results on October 29. Mondelēz’s third-quarter net sales missed analysts’ estimate and saw a YoY decline, reflecting the adverse impact from currency rates. However, its stock rose 2.7% after hours, as the company managed to improve its organic sales despite a tough YoY comparison.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Hershey Co.
    Markit15 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Hershey Co.

    The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. The current level displays a neutral indicator.

  • GlobeNewswire15 days ago

    Market Trends Toward New Normal in Teledyne Technologies, Hershey, Proofpoint, U.S. Silica, World Fuel Services, and Callaway Golf — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings

    NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors,.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents15 days ago

    Edited Transcript of HSY earnings conference call or presentation 25-Oct-18 12:30pm GMT

    Q3 2018 Hershey Co Earnings Call

  • Reuters15 days ago

    Mondelez plans price rises to cope with rising freight costs

    (Reuters) - Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ.O) said on Monday it would hike prices for biscuits, gums and candies in the United States and certain emerging markets next year to battle rising transportation ...

  • How Hershey Performed on the Profitability Front in Q3 2018
    Market Realist19 days ago

    How Hershey Performed on the Profitability Front in Q3 2018

    The Hershey Company (HSY) reported adjusted EPS of $1.55, which fell in line with what Wall Street was expecting and was up an impressive 20.2% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis. Hershey’s bottom line during the third quarter benefited considerably from the 750-basis-point fall in its adjusted effective tax rate. Lower selling, marketing, and administrative expenses further cushioned the company’s earnings during the quarter.

  • Hershey says it had a game-changing year. Wall Street thinks otherwise
    Yahoo Finance19 days ago

    Hershey says it had a game-changing year. Wall Street thinks otherwise

    Hershey delivered disappointing third-quarter results. We talk to CEO Michele Buck about how the company is changing to keep up in a rapidly changing retail market.

  • What Analysts Recommend for Kellogg Stock ahead of Its Q3 Results
    Market Realist19 days ago

    What Analysts Recommend for Kellogg Stock ahead of Its Q3 Results

    Kellogg's Q3 Results Are Coming Up—What Are Analysts Expecting? Most of the analysts covering the Kellogg Company (K) maintain “neutral” outlooks on the stock. Kellogg’s performance in the first half was impressive.

  • New Yorkers trade unpopular Halloween candy at Reese's 'candy converter machine'
    Yahoo Finance Video13 days ago

    New Yorkers trade unpopular Halloween candy at Reese's 'candy converter machine'

    Reese’s candy is spooking competition tonight with their “Reese’s Halloween Candy Converter Machine,” which allows people to trade in Halloween candy they don’t want for a delicious Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. And they’re stationed right here in New York, at Washington Square Park. 

  • Reeses creates new Halloween candy converter
    Yahoo Finance Video14 days ago

    Reeses creates new Halloween candy converter

    Have you ever received candy you didn't want on Halloween? Well time it's time to swap out with Reeses new candy exchange machine. The orange converter will set up here in New York's Washington Square Park today only from 4PM to 9PM. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Adam Shapiro, Mike Murphy and Brian Cheung discuss.

  • Hershey had ‘game-changing’ year
    Yahoo Finance Video19 days ago

    Hershey had ‘game-changing’ year

    Hershey is facing pressure from competitors and rising costs, but the CEO calls it a ‘game-changing’ year. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi have details.