|Bid||107.6500 x 1200|
|Ask||107.7000 x 4000|
|Day's Range||105.3200 - 108.0000|
|52 Week Range||89.1000 - 115.8200|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.05|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||22.18|
|Earnings Date||Oct 25, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.89 (2.73%)|
|1y Target Est||98.24|
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Hershey (HSY) is likely to continue gaining from acquisitions like Amplify, which was a major sales driver in the second quarter of 2018.
Most of the analysts covering Mondelēz (MDLZ) have maintained “buy” ratings on its stock. Barring its near-term hiccup, Mondelēz is expected to end 2018 on a strong note. Analysts expect the company to report healthy net and organic sales growth. Innovation-driven new products, expanded distribution, and continued strength in its power brands are expected to drive its top line.
Following the launch of one of the most exciting candy mashups in Hershey’s brand history, the brand announced today another epic mashup – a partnership with gaming icons Ninja and DrLupo at TwitchCon 2018. This will be the brand’s first foray in the gaming world in which they will be teaming up with two video game legends for a can’t-miss Twitch stream ahead of TwitchCon 2018, the premier event for streamers, gamers and on-demand content lovers alike. “As a first-time sponsor, we can’t wait to roll up our sleeves and dive into the gaming crowd,” said Charlie Chappell, head of media and communications planning, The Hershey Company.
Analysts expect Mondelēz (MDLZ) to sustain the growth momentum in its bottom line during the third quarter. This rate of growth is less than half of what it recorded in the first two quarters of 2018.
Mondelēz (MDLZ) is among the few food companies that have managed to expand their margins despite facing severe cost headwinds. Besides Mondelēz, McCormick (MKC) is another company that has managed to expand its profit margins.
Mondelēz (MDLZ) reported improved top line performances in the past four quarters thanks to the continued strength in its underlying business and innovation-led products. Analysts expect Mondelēz to report net sales of $6.3 billion, down 3.1% YoY (year-over-year). In comparison, analysts expect the company’s peers to report YoY improvements in their top lines thanks to their recent acquisitions.
Mondelēz (MDLZ) is expected to announce its third-quarter earnings results on October 29, but analysts’ estimates aren’t likely to appeal to investors. Analysts expect Mondelēz’s top line to fall in the third quarter, while they expect its EPS growth rate to slow after it reported robust growth in the first half of 2018. Analysts expect Mondelēz’s top line to benefit from the continued strength in its power brands, including Oreo, Milka Chocolate, and Cadbury Dairy Milk.
HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 17, 2018 -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Pirate Brands from B&G Foods, Inc., including the.
Analysts expect Hershey (HSY) to report strong growth in its third-quarter bottom line. Wall Street expects the company to report adjusted EPS of $1.56, up 17.3% YoY (year-over-year). A decline in the effective tax rate, share buybacks, and cost savings are expected to drive the company’s bottom-line growth.
Wall Street expects Hershey (HSY) to sustain sales growth momentum in the third quarter. Analysts expect the company to report net sales of $2.1 billion, up 3.1% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis. Incremental sales from its recent acquisition and the improving underlying trend at its International and Other business is expected to support the company’s top-line growth.
Hershey (HSY) is expected to announce its third-quarter results on October 25. Analysts expect Hershey to sustain its momentum and report healthy sales and earnings growth. However, its underlying sales and margins could remain weak.
You’re not alone, and Big Food is taking note. As consumers increasingly lean toward fruits, vegetables, grains and meats unsullied by preservatives and sweeteners, food makers including J.M. Smucker Co., General Mills Inc. and Conagra Brands Inc. are looking to reshape portfolios to shed slow- or no-growth units. In July, Smucker said it was selling its U.S. baking unit, including Pillsbury, to Brynwood Partners to focus on innovation in segments such as coffee, peanut butter and snacks, many of which can be marketed as healthful.
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Introducing Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar with Reese’s Pieces candy HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 11, 2018 -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today revealed one of the most epic brand.
Investors worried about rising bond yields and interest rates continue their flight to safety, moving away from tech stocks and toward consumer staples stocks and other more defensive investments. “Whenever you see rates rise in a rapid fashion, you typically see tech take a hit,” Chris Zaccarelli, CIO of Independent Advisor Alliance, said on Oct. 8. For those investors concerned about the future direction of the markets who’ve taken profits from the FANG stocks, consumer staples stocks are one area that has traditionally been a haven.
On October 8, UBS analyst Steven Strycula upgraded Conagra Brands (CAG) stock to “buy” from “neutral.” He increased the target price to $40 per share on Conagra Brands stock from $38, which reflects an upside potential of 15.4% based on the closing price of $34.65 on October 8. Strycula thinks that the synergies from the Pinnacle Foods acquisition, the improved volume, and the company’s improved mix with less discounting could drive long-term growth. Conagra Brands announced the Pinnacle Foods acquisition on June 27 for ~$10.9 billion, which includes Pinnacle Foods’ net debt of $2.7 billion.
HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 08, 2018 -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) unveils its latest confectionery category leadership and shopper-driven merchandising solutions to more than.
Most of the analysts covering J.M. Smucker (SJM) stock maintain a neutral outlook. Among the 17 analysts providing recommendations on SJM stock, nine analysts suggest a “hold,” five analysts recommend a “hold,” and three analysts maintain a “sell” rating.
Wall Street analysts have long favored Kraft Heinz (KHC) stock and maintain a positive outlook on its prospects. Analysts’ optimism is based on the observation that the industry’s consolidation is expected to benefit Kraft Heinz stock. The company expects to acquire a fast-growing brand that could accelerate its sales and earnings growth rate. Kraft Heinz stock has already declined 28.5% on a year-to-date basis, and the downside looks limited at this price.
Wall Street analysts maintain a neutral outlook on Hershey (HSY) stock. Of the 19 analysts covering HSY stock, 12 analysts suggest a “hold,” five analysts recommend a “sell,” and two analysts have a “buy” rating. Analysts have a consensus target price of $98.12 per share on HSY stock, which indicates a downside of ~4.0% based on its closing price of $102.10 on October 3.
Wall Street analysts are maintaining a neutral outlook on the majority of food companies. Moderating demand for packaged foods, business reinvestment needs, and input and logistics cost headwinds are taking a toll on the financials of these food companies.
HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 03, 2018 -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its third-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, October 25, 2018,.
What does a big snack company do when many consumers say they want to eat healthier, and upstarts are grabbing market share? To find out, The Wall Street Journal’s Annie Gasparro spoke with Michele Buck, president and chief executive officer of Hershey Co., at the Journal’s Global Food Forum conference. GASPARRO: A lot of people don’t know how much your business has diversified.
Conagra Brands (CAG) disappointed with its margin performance in the first quarter of fiscal 2019 as higher commodities, packaging, and transportation costs more than offset the benefits of its improved pricing and mix.