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The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.5 years of data (i.e. since Feb 08, 2013). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

The Hershey Company trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the sector.

Current Status of The Hershey Company

It is currently trading at $143.92 ($143.67 the previous day).It pays a 2.15% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 74 days (2020 10 22).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $1.71 per share ($2.1B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3382.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $16946635 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 10.1% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 9.22. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year146.6342105263227.3+ Above Average
2 year115.1742629482112.8+ Above Average
3 year102.06008368201-2.5- Below Average
4 year104.7240163934411.7+ Above Average
5 year93.78558490566-3.2- Below Average
The Hershey Company is projected by analysts to get to $148.00 within the next 12 months (2.8%), but preticted targets range from as high as $170.00 (18.1%) and as low as $138(-4.1%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -26.7%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 10.1% year over year, if The Hershey Company is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 31.7 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 28.16.

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Yahoo News Feed

How Hershey is preparing for a different Halloween amid COVID-19

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 14:53:52 Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi and Alexis Christoforous look ahead to Halloween and discuss how business will be different this year with Hershey's Global Chief Sales officer, Phil Stanley. ... Read Full Article

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Kellogg CEO: We are selling everything we can make

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Clorox, Amazon among top brands in consumers' minds, Facebook falls to the bottom: The 2020 Axios Harris Poll 100

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:52:42 The 2020 Axios Harris Poll provides an inside look at what consumers believe to be the most reputable brands this year. It also dives into which brands consumers are not too keen on. John Gerzema, The Harris Poll CEO, joins Yahoo ...... Read Full Article

Hershey thinks there will be trick-or-treating this Halloween despite COVID-19

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 19:44:00 Hershey Co. is confident that consumers will want to take their kids trick-or-treating this Halloween despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. and"It is an outdoor event. And itand's an event where a lot of masks are already worn,and" said ...... Read Full Article

Defensive Stocks Avoid a Market Rout as Hershey, Unilever Rise

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 21:01:00 The stock market has been relatively calm in recent weeks, but investors got a reminder on Thursday of just how quickly volatility can return. After opening relatively flat, major market benchmarks plunged in the afternoon as investors started to lose ...... Read Full Article

The Hershey Co (HSY) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 18:01:22 Image source: The Motley Fool. The Hershey Co (NYSE: HSY)Q2 2020 Earnings CallJul 23, 2020, 8:30 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGreetings, and welcome to The Hershey Companyand's Second Quarter 2020 QandA Session.... Read Full Article

Roombas and jam: couch potatoes snap up robot vacuums, PBandJ in pandemic

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 16:02:21 Consumers sticking close to home as COVID-19 cases spike around the world are reaching for more pantry staples like mayonnaise and peanut butter and are buying Roomba robot vacuum cleaners and computers. As companies report quarterly earnings and look to ...... Read Full Article

Hersheyand's (HSY) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Revenues Miss

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 14:42:02 Hersheyand's (HSY) earnings remain flat year over year in second-quarter 2020. Sales rise in North America, though it remains soft in International and Other unit due to COVID-19 concerns.... Read Full Article

Hershey’s Sales Volume Drops 7% in the Second Quarter

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 13:18:00 Hershey (NYSE: HSY) endured weakening sales during the most intense early days of the coronavirus pandemic. The sweets and snacks company on Thursday revealed that volume performance worsened in April and May but began rebounding late in the quarter.... Read Full Article

Hershey (HSY) Q2 Earnings Surpass Estimates

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 12:05:12 Hershey (HSY) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 16.96% and -2.10%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?... Read Full Article

Hershey: Q2 Earnings Insights

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 11:13:01 Shares of Hershey (NYSE:HSY) rose 0.3% after the company reported Q2 results.Quarterly Results Earnings per share were flat 0.00% year over year to $1.31, which beat the estimate of $1.15.Revenue of $1,707,000,000 decreased by 3.40% from the same period last year, which missed ...... Read Full Article

Hershey profit beats estimates as sales fall short

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 10:58:00 Hershey Co. said Thursday it had net income of $268.9 million, or $1.29 a share, in the second quarter, down from $313.3 million, or $1.48 a share, in the year-earlier period. Adjusted per-share earnings came to $1.31, ahead of the $1.12 FactSet consensus. The chocolate makerand's ...... Read Full Article

Hershey hopeful COVID-19 will not haunt Halloween sales

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 10:56:52 The period around the October holiday is Hershey's busiest time of the year, making up about 10% of the company's annual sales, as kids and their parents stock up on Twizzlers, Jolly Ranchers and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.But with the ...... Read Full Article

Hershey quarterly sales misses estimates

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 10:54:29 Hershey Co quarterly sales missed estimates on Thursday, as the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic kept people from spending on its chocolates and candies in overseas markets, such as Brazil and Mexico.... Read Full Article

Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 10:50:00 HERSHEY, Pa., July 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.804 on the Common Stock and $0.731 on the Class B Common Stock, an increase of about 4%, or $0.031 and $0.029 per share, ...... Read Full Article

Hershey Reports Second-Quarter 2020 Financial Results; Provides 2020 Business Update

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 10:45:00 HERSHEY, Pa., July 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the second quarter ended June 28, 2020. Second-Quarter 2020 Financial Results Summary1 * Consolidated net sales of $1,707.3 million, a decrease of 3.4%. * Organic, constant currency net sales ...... Read Full Article

General Mills CEO: and'You can’t make the food the world needs unless you’re taking care of your people firstand'

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 17:25:22 Everyone is still eating at home amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in a big way. Yahoo Finance speaks with the CEO of Cheerios and Dunkaroos maker General Mills.... Read Full Article

Hereand's How Hershey (HSY) Looks Ahead of Q2 Earnings Release

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:57:12 Hersheyand's (HSY) second-quarter 2020 results are likely to reflect pricing gains. However, the companyand's foodservice and travel retail businesses have been affected by COVID-19.... Read Full Article

Hershey Earnings: What to Watch

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:43:00 Investors have some big questions heading into The Hershey Company's (NYSE: HSY) second-quarter earnings report. Hershey's July 23 quarterly announcement should confirm that this slump was just a temporary setback. Hershey noted just a minor COVID-19 impact on overall sales last ...... Read Full Article