HSY - The Hershey Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
109.15
+0.74 (+0.68%)
At close: 4:01PM EST
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Previous Close108.41
Open108.44
Bid101.18 x 800
Ask0.00 x 1300
Day's Range108.44 - 110.09
52 Week Range89.10 - 115.82
Volume1,606,915
Avg. Volume1,158,133
Market Cap22.901B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.03
PE Ratio (TTM)22.57
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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  • What’s Driving McCormick’s Strong Margins?
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    McCormick (MKC) has outperformed its peers with its margin performances in the past several quarters and has managed to expand its margins at an exceptional rate despite higher freight costs.

  • What’s Backing McCormick’s Stellar Sales Growth?
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    What’s Backing McCormick’s Stellar Sales Growth?

    McCormick (MKC) has impressed with its top line performance in the past four quarters, with its net sales increasing at an average rate of 22.4% in the period. Incremental sales from its acquired brands, continued strength in its core business, new products, and a mix shift toward value-added products supported the company’s top line growth.

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  • GlobeNewswire9 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 Newswire9 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
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  • GlobeNewswire16 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?
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    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.

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  • 4 Candy Companies to Consider Ahead of Halloween
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    4 Candy Companies to Consider Ahead of Halloween

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    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 Realist18 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.
    Markit18 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.

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