HSY - The Hershey Company

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
92.38
-0.80 (-0.86%)
As of 11:37AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close93.18
Open93.47
Bid92.60 x 100
Ask92.66 x 100
Day's Range91.93 - 93.80
52 Week Range91.93 - 116.49
Volume386,673
Avg. Volume1,258,179
Market Cap19.445B
Beta0.10
PE Ratio (TTM)25.24
EPS (TTM)3.66
Earnings DateApr 26, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.62 (2.84%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-02-22
1y Target Est107.37
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  • Why Hershey, the iconic chocolate company, is branching i...
    CNBC Videos3 hours ago

    Why Hershey, the iconic chocolate company, is branching i...

    The Hershey Company is grappling with the same concern that Milton Hershey was in 1929: is chocolate enough?

  • Here’s how you can invest to promote social change
    Yahoo Finance Video18 days ago

    Here’s how you can invest to promote social change

    Ellevest recently announced its Impact Portfolios where investors can finally invest through a gender lens. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Julia La Roche, and Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck discuss why this service is something needed in the industry.

  • Will Hershey's (HSY) Cost-Saving Plans Drive Q1 Earnings?
    Zacksyesterday

    Will Hershey's (HSY) Cost-Saving Plans Drive Q1 Earnings?

    Hershey's (HSY) productivity and cost-saving initiatives likely to drive Q1 results and offset higher costs.

  • NYSE to Soon Greet The Fearless Girl Statue
    Zacksyesterday

    NYSE to Soon Greet The Fearless Girl Statue

    The Fearless Girl statue, a global symbol of female business prowess, is moving in front of the New York Stock Exchange by the end of this year.

  • Analysts Lower Price Targets on Hershey before Its 1Q18 Results
    Market Realist4 days ago

    Analysts Lower Price Targets on Hershey before Its 1Q18 Results

    Most of the analysts covering Hershey (HSY) maintained a “hold” rating on the stock. Benefits from improvement in volumes and cost savings could be offset by soft demand, a tough retail environment, and higher costs.

  • Reuters5 days ago

    Explainer - Plans to end cocoa deforestation face multiple hurdles

    Faced with the prospect of losing all its forests, Ivory Coast has partnered with chocolate makers to try to halt the spread of cocoa plantations in protected national parks and reserves. Ivory Coast, the world's biggest cocoa producer, and major chocolate companies from Mars to Hershey (HSY.N) to Barry Callebaut (BARN.S) pledged last year to eliminate the production and sourcing of cocoa from protected forests. Stamping out deforestation in the cocoa supply chain is just one of the commitments made by the world's chocolate makers to make the industry more sustainable, along with finding ways to end child labour and boost farmers' incomes.

  • Reuters5 days ago

    Ethical cocoa schemes no panacea for struggling farmers

    Global chocolate makers are buying more cocoa sourced through schemes aimed at stamping out poverty as they rush to make their supply chains more ethical ahead of self-imposed 2020 deadlines. The trouble for cocoa farmers is the premiums they receive for beans sold under the biggest and most popular of these ethical sustainability schemes are falling. Under fire for not doing enough to stop deforestation, child labour and low wages in the industry, big chocolate makers from Mars to Hershey (HSY.N) to Ferrero have promised to only buy cocoa certified as ethical and sustainable by 2020.

  • A Look at Hershey’s Earnings Estimates for 1Q18
    Market Realist5 days ago

    A Look at Hershey’s Earnings Estimates for 1Q18

    Analysts expect Hershey (HSY) to post adjusted earnings per share (or EPS) of $1.41 in 1Q18, which reflects year-over-year (or YoY) improvement of 7.6%. The expected earnings also reflect sequential improvement as Hershey’s EPS fell 12.0% YoY in 4Q17. Hershey’s 4Q17 bottom line took a hit from weak volumes and higher costs, and unfavorable mix provided further pressure.

  • Reuters5 days ago

    EXPLAINER-Plans to end cocoa deforestation face multiple hurdles

    Faced with the prospect of losing all its forests, Ivory Coast has partnered with chocolate makers to try to halt the spread of cocoa plantations in protected national parks and reserves. Ivory Coast, the world's biggest cocoa producer, and major chocolate companies from Mars to Hershey to Barry Callebaut pledged last year to eliminate the production and sourcing of cocoa from protected forests.

  • Why Hershey’s Profit Margins Could Disappoint in 1Q18
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Why Hershey’s Profit Margins Could Disappoint in 1Q18

    Packaged food manufacturing companies in the US have been disappointing investors with their sluggish margin performance, and this trend is expected to continue in the next few quarters. Soft sales, increased investments in brands, and inflating costs related to manufacturing and distribution are taking a toll on their margins. 

  • Could Hershey Surpass Analysts’ 1Q18 Sales Expectations?
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Could Hershey Surpass Analysts’ 1Q18 Sales Expectations?

    Analysts expect Hershey (HSY) to post sales of $1.9 billion in 1Q18, which reflects YoY (year-over-year) growth of ~3.0%. Hershey’s top line declined during the last reported quarter, reflecting a timing shift in shipments. However, the company’s sales are expected to return to growth in 1Q18, driven by growth in core brands and favorable currency rates. Strength in Hershey’s Cookie Layer Crunch Bar is also expected to drive its volumes.

  • Could a Tough Operating Environment Dent Hershey’s 1Q18 Results?
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Could a Tough Operating Environment Dent Hershey’s 1Q18 Results?

    Hershey (HSY) is expected to announce its 1Q18 results on April 26, 2018. Analysts expect the company’s sales and EPS (earnings per share) to show YoY (year-over-year) improvement. However, persistent challenges could dent the company’s financials.

  • What Analysts Recommend For McCormick
    Market Realist6 days ago

    What Analysts Recommend For McCormick

    Most analysts have maintained a neutral outlook on McCormick (MKC) stock given the tough retail environment and the company’s high debt after its RB Foods acquisition. The rise of private label products also remains a concern.

  • Which Consumer Sector Stocks Underperformed Last Week?
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Which Consumer Sector Stocks Underperformed Last Week?

    New-Jersey-based retail store chain Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) released its fourth quarter and full-year 2017 earnings results on April 11, 2018, after the market closed. Revenue rose 5.1% YoY to $3.7 billion compared to $3.5 billion in 4Q16. Earnings per share fell hard by 19.6% to $1.4 in 4Q17 from $1.8 in 4Q16. Revenue exceeded estimates by 0.92% and EPS exceeded estimates by 6.4%. The stock lost 17.7% last week.

  • McCormick Maintains Strong Margins While Peers Struggle
    Market Realist6 days ago

    McCormick Maintains Strong Margins While Peers Struggle

    Whereas most US packaged food manufacturers are struggling to stabilize their margins amid soft sales and manufacturing and logistic cost inflation, McCormick (MKC) has managed to expand its margins at a healthy rate.

  • What’s Behind McCormick’s Stellar Sales?
    Market Realist7 days ago

    What’s Behind McCormick’s Stellar Sales?

    McCormick’s (MKC) top-line growth has improved significantly over the past two quarters, thanks to incremental sales of its acquired brands, which contributed more than half of this growth. During the last reported quarter, McCormick’s acquired brands, Giotti and RB Foods, added ~2.4% to its overall sales growth of 19%.

  • Campbell, Hershey among most reputable U.S. companies. Why that matters.
    American City Business Journals7 days ago

    Campbell, Hershey among most reputable U.S. companies. Why that matters.

    Brand equity is important. A positive image can attract new consumers or audience members, but a negative one can hurt the bottom line and impact business.

  • Will Food Stocks Be a Losing Bet in 2018?
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Will Food Stocks Be a Losing Bet in 2018?

    Packaged food manufacturer stocks in the US have been trading in the red and could disappoint investors in upcoming quarters. The soft organic sales (excludes the impact of M&A and currency movements) trend amid the consumer shift towards healthy foods and pressure on margins from the inflation in raw material and logistics costs continue to take a toll on food stocks.

  • TheStreet.com12 days ago

    Sweet Smell of Choclate May Draw Activist Investor to Hershey

    An insurgent fund manager has a small opening to gain a couple seats on the board of the iconic maker of Hershey's Kisses. But any attempt to drive a sale of the business following a 2016 Mondelez rejection ...

  • Should You Be Happy With The Hershey Company’s (NYSE:HSY) 8.74% Earnings Growth?
    Simply Wall St.13 days ago

    Should You Be Happy With The Hershey Company’s (NYSE:HSY) 8.74% Earnings Growth?

    Understanding how The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) is performing as a company requires looking at more than just a years’ earnings. Today I will run you through a basic sense checkRead More...

  • GlobeNewswire18 days ago

    Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Avis Budget Group, Hershey, PDC Energy, Qualys, Snap-On, and Cenovus Energy — What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape

    NEW YORK, April 06, 2018-- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of ...

  • GlobeNewswire19 days ago

    Shine On: Ice Breakers Brand Debuts Glitter Gum

    HERSHEY, Pa., April 05, 2018-- Ice Breakers, the brand that encourages fans to confidently break through the ordinary, is adding some sparkle to the gum aisle with the release of the first-of-its-kind, ...

  • GlobeNewswire20 days ago

    Hershey to Webcast First-Quarter Conference Call

    HERSHEY, Pa., April 04, 2018-- The Hershey Company announced today that it will release its first-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, April 26, 2018, and hold a conference call with analysts ...

  • Investopedia20 days ago

    Hershey Investing $500 Million in Sustainability

    Hershey (NYSE: HSY) has created a comprehensive plan to address cocoa sustainability called "Cocoa for Good." The program aims to address what the company identifies as the most pressing issues ...

  • Fortune21 days ago

    Why Hershey Is Investing $500 Million in Its Chocolate Kisses

    The Hershey, Pennsylvania-based chocolate giant has increased its buying.