HSY - The Hershey Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
104.58
-0.61 (-0.58%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT
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Previous Close105.19
Open105.41
Bid0.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range103.83 - 106.35
52 Week Range89.10 - 115.82
Volume1,578,852
Avg. Volume1,089,612
Market Cap21.89B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.05
PE Ratio (TTM)21.52
EPS (TTM)4.86
Earnings DateOct 25, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.89 (2.75%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-23
1y Target Est98.24
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  • GlobeNewswireyesterday

    Hershey Completes Acquisition of Pirate Brands

    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.

  • Hershey: Why Analysts Project Double-Digit EPS Growth
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Hershey: Why Analysts Project Double-Digit EPS Growth

    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.

  • What Analysts Project for Hershey’s Top Line in Q3 2018
    Market Realist2 days ago

    What Analysts Project for Hershey’s Top Line in Q3 2018

    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.

  • Can Hershey Sustain Its Momentum in Q3 2018?
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Can Hershey Sustain Its Momentum in Q3 2018?

    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.

  • Selling a Legacy: Food Companies Seek to Boot Their Dated Brands
    Bloomberg4 days ago

    Selling a Legacy: Food Companies Seek to Boot Their Dated Brands

    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.

  • CNBC6 days ago

    Cramer's lightning round: Don't buy shares of GE until the company cuts costs or raises cash

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  • GlobeNewswire8 days ago

    HERSHEY’S and REESE’S Brands Unite for the Ultimate Product Mashup

    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.

  • 7 Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy
    InvestorPlace9 days ago

    7 Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy

    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.

  • Why UBS Upgraded Conagra Brands Stock
    Market Realist10 days ago

    Why UBS Upgraded Conagra Brands Stock

    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.

  • GlobeNewswire11 days ago

    Hershey Showcases Expanded C-Store Insights & Category Expertise at National Association of Convenience Stores Show in Las Vegas

    HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 08, 2018 -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) unveils its latest confectionery category leadership and shopper-driven merchandising solutions to more than.

  • Why Analysts See Limited Upside in SJM Stock
    Market Realist11 days ago

    Why Analysts See Limited Upside in SJM Stock

    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.

  • Why Wall Street Sees a Big Upside for Kraft Heinz Stock
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Why Wall Street Sees a Big Upside for Kraft Heinz Stock

    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.

  • Hershey: What Wall Street Recommends
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Hershey: What Wall Street Recommends

    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.

  • Food Stocks Are Trading Down Year-to-Date
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Food Stocks Are Trading Down Year-to-Date

    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.

  • GlobeNewswire16 days ago

    Hershey to Webcast Third-Quarter Conference Call

    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,.

  • The Wall Street Journal16 days ago

    [$$] Hershey’s Strategy for a Healthy-Snack World

    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.

  • What Affected Conagra Brands’ Margins in Fiscal Q1 2019?
    Market Realist18 days ago

    What Affected Conagra Brands’ Margins in Fiscal Q1 2019?

    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.

  • 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.

    To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • The Wall Street Journal18 days ago

    [$$] Food Executives Look to Better Integrate Smaller Brands

    Big food companies say they are learning how to better integrate into their sprawling businesses the smaller brands they are relying on to drive sales growth. Hershey Co., for instance, kept the headquarters of Amplify Snack Brands in Austin, Texas, after it acquired the SkinnyPop popcorn maker last year. Now Amplify’s offices will be Hershey’s hub for a growing portfolio of smaller brands, including Pirate’s Booty cheese puffs after that acquisition is completed. Hershey Chief Executive Michele Buck said food companies have to be careful about tinkering with beloved brands to make them healthier.

  • How Conagra Brands’ Sales Fared in Fiscal Q1 2019
    Market Realist20 days ago

    How Conagra Brands’ Sales Fared in Fiscal Q1 2019

    Conagra Brands (CAG) reported net sales of $1.83 billion in the first quarter of fiscal 2019, a rise of 1.7% YoY (year-over-year) and short of analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.85 billion. Higher prices and a favorable mix added 1.2% to the company’s net sales growth, while its recent acquisitions of Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin and Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP contributed 2.0% to its net sales growth rate.

  • What Drove McCormick’s EPS Beat in Fiscal Q3 2018?
    Market Realist20 days ago

    What Drove McCormick’s EPS Beat in Fiscal Q3 2018?

    On September 27, McCormick (MKC) reported better-than-expected bottom-line results for its fiscal third quarter. McCormick’s adjusted EPS of $1.28 beat the Wall Street estimate of $1.27 and jumped 14.3% year-over-year.

  • Analyzing McCormick’s Fiscal Q3 2018 Sales
    Market Realist20 days ago

    Analyzing McCormick’s Fiscal Q3 2018 Sales

    On September 27, McCormick (MKC) reported mixed results for the fiscal third quarter. Although the company sustained its double-digit sales, its net sales fell marginally short of analysts’ expectations.

  • The Wall Street Journal21 days ago

    Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ

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    Zacks21 days ago

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    Scholastic (SCHL) saw a big move last session, as its shares jumped more than 9% on the day, amid huge volumes.

  • The Wall Street Journal22 days ago

    [$$] Hershey Steps Up E-Commerce Efforts

    said at The Wall Street Journal’s Global Food Forum on Thursday that food companies have lagged retailers in embracing e-commerce. “The lines are blurring between physical stores and digital shopping,” Ms. Buck told attendees of the conference in New York. E-commerce has posed a particular threat to Hershey and other companies that generate a big chunk of sales from impulse purchases at supermarket and convenience store checkout lines.