Hershey/HSY

$184.86

1.32%
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About Hershey

The Hershey Company is a confectionery company. The Company offers a branded portfolio of chocolate, sweets, mints and other snacks. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America Confectionery, North America Salty Snacks and International. The North America Confectionery segment includes its business in chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery, gum and refreshment products, protein bars, spreads, snack bites and mixes, as well as pantry and food service lines. The North America Salty Snacks segment offers salty snacking products in the United States. This includes ready-to-eat popcorn, baked and trans fat-free snacks, pretzels and other snacks. The international segment has operations and manufactures products in Mexico, Brazil, India and Malaysia, primarily for consumers in these regions, and also distributes and sell confectionery products in export markets of Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and other regions.

Ticker

HSY

Sector

Consumer Non-Cyclicals

Trading on

NYSE

Industry

Food Processing

CEO

Michele Buck

Employees

18,650

Headquarters

Hershey, United States

Hershey Metrics

BasicAdvanced
$37.26B
Market cap
23.55
P/E ratio
$7.75
EPS
0.35
Beta
$4.46
Dividend rate
3%
Dividend yield
$37.26B
0.34629
$276.88
$178.82
2.05M
$4.46
0.968
0.522
92.438
117.442
47.77%
67.057
16.89%
16.29%
50.33%
22.45%
23.546
3.337
9.098
56.196
1.96%
2.44%
3%
7.16%
-2.66%
11.06%
5.35%
12.21%

What the Analysts think about Hershey

Analyst Ratings

Majority rating from 24 analysts.
Hold

Price Targets

Average projection from 21 analysts.
12.41% upside
High $238.00
Low $170.00
$184.86
Current price
$207.81
Average price target

Hershey Financial Performance

Income StatementBalance sheetCash Flow

Income Statement

Revenues and expenses
13.13% profit margin
QuarterlyAnnual
Q4 23
QoQ growth
Revenue
$2.66B
-12.3%
Net income
$349M
-32.69%
Profit margin
13.13%
-23.26%

Hershey Earnings Performance

Earnings per share (EPS)

Company profitability
Beat by 3.5%
QuarterlyAnnual
Q1 23
Q2 23
Q3 23
Q4 23
Q1 24
Actual
$2.96
$2.01
$2.60
$2.02
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Expected
$2.66
$1.91
$2.45
$1.95
$2.76
Surprise
11.25%
5.35%
5.93%
3.5%
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FAQs

What’s the current market cap for Hershey stock?

Hershey (HSY) has a market cap of $37.26B as of April 19, 2024.

What is the P/E ratio for Hershey stock?

The price to earnings (P/E) ratio for Hershey (HSY) stock is 23.55 as of April 19, 2024.

Does Hershey stock pay dividends?

Yes, the Hershey (HSY) stock pays dividends to shareholders. As of April 19, 2024, the dividend rate is $4.456 and the yield is 3%. Hershey has a payout ratio of 47.77% on a trailing twelve-month basis.

When is the next Hershey dividend payment date?

The next Hershey (HSY) dividend payment date is unconfirmed.

What is the beta indicator for Hershey?

Hershey (HSY) has a beta rating of 0.35. This means that it is less volatile than the market, on average. A beta of 1 would indicate the stock moves in-line with the market, while a beta of 0.5 would mean it moves half as much as the market.

What is the Hershey stock price target?

The target price for Hershey (HSY) stock is $207.81, which is 12.41% above the current price of $184.86. This is an average based on projections from 21 analysts, and represents their view of what the stock price could be in 12 or 18 months. This should not be seen as investment advice - Lightyear does not carry out investment research.

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