HSY - The Hershey Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
91.92
-0.31 (-0.34%)
At close: 4:04PM EDT
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Previous Close92.23
Open92.26
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's Range91.56 - 92.41
52 Week Range89.10 - 115.82
Volume842,715
Avg. Volume1,291,206
Market Cap19.236B
Beta0.05
PE Ratio (TTM)19.44
EPS (TTM)4.73
Earnings DateJul 26, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.62 (2.79%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-05-24
1y Target Est94.11
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  • What Analysts Recommend for Mondelēz and Hershey Prior to Q2 2018
    Market Realistyesterday

    What Analysts Recommend for Mondelēz and Hershey Prior to Q2 2018

    Recently, multiple analysts lowered their target prices on both Mondelēz (MDLZ) and the Hershey Company (HSY) stock, as analysts believe that increasing pricing to offset the impact of higher raw materials and transportation costs will not be easy for packaged food manufacturers, especially amid soft demand and a tough retail environment. As for Hershey, Bernstein cut its target price for the stock to $109 from $111. BofA Merrill Lynch also lowered its target price on Hershey stock to $92 from $100.

  • Mondelēz and Hershey: Analysts’ Sales Projections for Q2 2018
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Mondelēz and Hershey: Analysts’ Sales Projections for Q2 2018

    Analysts expect Mondelēz (MDLZ) to report net sales of $6.1 billion in the second quarter of 2018, which reflects a YoY (year-over-year) growth rate of 4.0%. Mondelēz’s top line is expected to benefit from improved volumes led by innovation-driven “good-for-you” products and strength in its power brands. Favorable currency rates are also expected to contribute positively to the company’s top line.

  • Hershey's (HSY) Margin for Growth Plan to Drive Q2 Earnings
    Zacks2 days ago

    Hershey's (HSY) Margin for Growth Plan to Drive Q2 Earnings

    We expect Hershey (HSY) to continue gaining from its Margin for Growth Plan and efforts to expand in the snacking category.

  • Why Analysts Expect Hershey’s Q2 2018 EPS to Mark Slow Growth
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Why Analysts Expect Hershey’s Q2 2018 EPS to Mark Slow Growth

    What could impact Hershey’s second-quarter EPS? Analysts expect the Hershey Company (HSY) to report adjusted EPS of $1.10 in the second quarter of 2018, which reflects a YoY (year-over-year) growth rate of ~1%. Hershey’s second-quarter projected earnings growth rate remains well below that of Mondelēz (MDLZ), which is expected to report 12.5% growth in its second-quarter EPS.

  • What to Expect from Mondelēz and Hershey in Q2 2018
    Market Realist3 days ago

    What to Expect from Mondelēz and Hershey in Q2 2018

    Mondelēz (MDLZ) and the Hershey Company (HSY) are set to announce their second-quarter results next week. In this series, we’ll look at what analysts expect for these confectionery giants and which stock offers better growth prospects.

  • GlobeNewswire4 days ago

    Hershey Recognized by Civic 50 for ‘Sharing Goodness’ with Communities

    HERSHEY, Pa., July 17, 2018-- The Hershey Company was recognized for the sixth time as one of America’ s 50 most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an annual recognition from Points of Light for ...

  • Who Failed to Garner Attention in the Consumer Sector Last Week?
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Who Failed to Garner Attention in the Consumer Sector Last Week?

    What Caused the Consumer Sector to Rise Last Week? On July 9, the Kroger Company (KR) announced a $17 million investment in its distribution center on Mount Zion Road in Florence, Kentucky. Kroger stock fell 3.7% last week.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Hershey Co.
    Markit9 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. Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Goods sector is rising.

  • GlobeNewswire11 days ago

    Hershey to Webcast Second-Quarter Conference Call

    HERSHEY, Pa., July 10, 2018-- The Hershey Company announced today that it will release its second-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, July 26, 2018, and hold a conference call with analysts ...

  • Here’s What’s Hurting Hershey Stock
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Here’s What’s Hurting Hershey Stock

    Hershey (HSY) fell 18% in the first six months of 2018 and underperformed the broader markets (SPY). A soft organic sales growth rate and a higher-than-expected contraction in margins irked investors. Hershey’s organic sales inched up only 1% during the first quarter of 2018 as lower net selling prices partially offset the improvement in volumes.

  • TheStreet.com17 days ago

    3 Stocks for July 4: Lasting American Names That Continue the Good Fight

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  • Nestle, Hershey at odds with farmers over U.S. GMO labeling
    Reuters18 days ago

    Nestle, Hershey at odds with farmers over U.S. GMO labeling

    The world's top food companies and farmers of crops such as beet sugar are pitted against each other as they lobby the U.S. government over plans to label genetically engineered ingredients. At the heart of the issue is transparency over ingredients used in food. Many food companies want the government to require manufacturers to include on labels all ingredients that have been genetically modified, known as GMO.

  • Nestle, Hershey at odds with farmers over U.S. GMO labeling
    Reuters18 days ago

    Nestle, Hershey at odds with farmers over U.S. GMO labeling

    The world's top food companies and farmers of crops such as beet sugar are pitted against each other as they lobby the U.S. government over plans to label genetically engineered ingredients. At the heart of the issue is transparency over ingredients used in food. Many food companies want the government to require manufacturers to include on labels all ingredients that have been genetically modified, known as GMO.

  • Reuters18 days ago

    Nestle, Hershey at odds with farmers over U.S. GMO labelling

    The world's top food companies and farmers of crops such as beet sugar are pitted against each other as they lobby the U.S. government over plans to label genetically engineered ingredients. At the heart of the issue is transparency over ingredients used in food. Many food companies want the government to require manufacturers to include on labels all ingredients that have been genetically modified, known as GMO.

  • GlobeNewswire18 days ago

    Hershey Names Damien Atkins Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

    The Hershey Company (HSY) today announced that Damien Atkins has been named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective August 13. In his new role, Atkins will lead Hershey’s legal, government relations, and corporate secretary functions.

  • The Simply Good Foods Company (SMPL) Jumps: Stock Rises 5.2%
    Zacks18 days ago

    The Simply Good Foods Company (SMPL) Jumps: Stock Rises 5.2%

    The Simply Good Foods Company (SMPL) shares rose more than 5% in the last trading session, amid huge volumes.

  • 3 Second-Derivative Pot Stocks for Conservative Investors
    InvestorPlace19 days ago

    3 Second-Derivative Pot Stocks for Conservative Investors

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  • Zacks.com featured highlights include: Hershey, Polaris, Lithia, Fluidigm and Univar
    Zacks22 days ago

    Zacks.com featured highlights include: Hershey, Polaris, Lithia, Fluidigm and Univar

    Zacks.com featured highlights include: Hershey, Polaris, Lithia, Fluidigm and Univar

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Hershey Co.
    Markit23 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. Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Goods sector is rising.

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  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Hershey Co.
    Markit25 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. Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Goods sector is rising.

  • At US$091.92, Is It Time To Buy The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY)?
    Simply Wall St.29 days ago

    At US$091.92, Is It Time To Buy The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY)?

    The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) saw significant share price volatility over the past couple of months on the NYSE, rising to the highs of $101.8 and falling to the lows ofRead More...

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    Motley Fool29 days ago

    2 Top Dividend Stocks for Savvy Investors

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  • 10 Consumer Stocks on the Clearance Rack
    InvestorPlacelast month

    10 Consumer Stocks on the Clearance Rack

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  • InvestorPlacelast month

    This Downgrade Is the Least of the Bad News for Hershey Co Stock

    The downgrade of Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) by Credit Suisse AG (NASDAQ:TVIX) has attracted attention. Analyst Robert Moskow downgraded Hershey stock. Now, as it faces analyst skepticism, Hershey must find a way to grow as one of its sales strategies becomes less viable.