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Hershey NYSE:HSY Stock Report

Last Price

US$187.22

Market Cap

US$38.5b

7D

-5.6%

1Y

-28.2%

Updated

12 Jun, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

HSY Stock Overview

Engages in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products and pantry items in the United States and internationally.

HSY fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends5/6

The Hershey Company Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Hershey
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$187.22
52 Week HighUS$263.29
52 Week LowUS$178.82
Beta0.36
1 Month Change-10.64%
3 Month Change-4.02%
1 Year Change-28.16%
3 Year Change8.43%
5 Year Change35.77%
Change since IPO17,873.11%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

Hershey: Three And A Half Reasons Why I Just Added It To My Portfolio

Jun 03

Is Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Using Too Much Debt?

Jun 03
Is Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Using Too Much Debt?

Hershey: Cocoa Inflation Is Here To Stay, But That May Not Hurt Demand

May 26

The Hershey Company Just Beat EPS By 43%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

May 07
The Hershey Company Just Beat EPS By 43%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Has Announced A Dividend Of $1.37

May 06
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Has Announced A Dividend Of $1.37

Hershey's Sweet Success: Q1 Results Exceed Expectations With 8.9% Sales Growth

May 03

Hershey: My 'Dark' Hypothesis On The Cocoa Market Boom (Rating Upgrade)

Apr 25

An Intrinsic Calculation For The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Suggests It's 22% Undervalued

Apr 24
An Intrinsic Calculation For The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Suggests It's 22% Undervalued

Hershey: Dependable Dividend Stock Despite Weak Outlook

Apr 15

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Ticks All The Boxes When It Comes To Earnings Growth

Apr 12
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Ticks All The Boxes When It Comes To Earnings Growth

Hershey: Priced For Growth It Can't Deliver

Mar 19

Hershey: A Great Stock For Taking Advantage Of The Cocoa Shortage

Mar 12

Earnings Update: The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Just Reported Its Full-Year Results And Analysts Are Updating Their Forecasts

Feb 24
Earnings Update: The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Just Reported Its Full-Year Results And Analysts Are Updating Their Forecasts

We Think Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Feb 23
We Think Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Hershey: Q4 And Full-Year Results Highlight Solid Growth Despite A Tough Macro Environment

Feb 21

The Hershey Company: A Sweet Deal With 30% Upside

Feb 08

Hershey And Its Real Value

Jan 23

Getting In Cheap On The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Is Unlikely

Jan 23
Getting In Cheap On The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Is Unlikely

An Intrinsic Calculation For The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Suggests It's 23% Undervalued

Jan 10
An Intrinsic Calculation For The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Suggests It's 23% Undervalued

Here's Why Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Dec 29
Here's Why Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

The Hershey Company: A Sweet Dividend Growth Stock Anticipating 2024 Deflation

Dec 23

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Reinvesting To Multiply In Value

Dec 17
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Reinvesting To Multiply In Value

Where Does Hershey Stock Go From Here?

Dec 08

The Hershey Company: Deep-Dive Analysis Reveals A Tasty Opportunity

Nov 29

These 4 Measures Indicate That Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Nov 09
These 4 Measures Indicate That Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Buy Hershey Amid Financial And Technical Strength

Nov 04

Why I Am Buying Hershey

Oct 04

Calculating The Fair Value Of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY)

Oct 03
Calculating The Fair Value Of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY)

Hershey: Lack Of Growth Does Not Seem Very Attractive

Sep 22

Does Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Sep 19
Does Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Reinvesting To Multiply In Value

Sep 06
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Reinvesting To Multiply In Value

Hershey: Lack Of Growth Provides Subpar Risk/Reward Right Now

Aug 30

The Hershey Company: Why I've Been Buying This Blue Chip Compounder

Aug 11

Hershey: Margins Remain High But Volumes Struggle

Jul 28

Hershey: Too Sweet For Me

Jul 17

Hershey: Durable Business, Stretched Valuation

Jun 24

We Think Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Jun 22
We Think Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Unwrapping The Hershey's Stock: A Dividend Gem For Investors

Jun 15

With EPS Growth And More, Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Makes An Interesting Case

Jun 09
With EPS Growth And More, Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Makes An Interesting Case

Hershey: America's Lockdown Sugar Binge Is Unsustainable

Jun 06

The Hershey Company's (NYSE:HSY) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 26% Below Its Share Price

May 28
The Hershey Company's (NYSE:HSY) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 26% Below Its Share Price

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

May 03
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Mar 13
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Is The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Worth US$239 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Feb 27
Is The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Worth US$239 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Hershey: Quality Market Leader With Sweet Prospects

Feb 24

Hershey: Rich Valuation For A Fantastic Stock

Feb 09

Hershey declares $1.036 dividend

Feb 02

Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

Jan 31
Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

Shareholder Returns

HSYUS FoodUS Market
7D-5.6%-2.4%1.0%
1Y-28.2%-12.9%21.8%

Return vs Industry: HSY underperformed the US Food industry which returned -12.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HSY underperformed the US Market which returned 21.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is HSY's price volatile compared to industry and market?
HSY volatility
HSY Average Weekly Movement3.1%
Food Industry Average Movement4.5%
Market Average Movement5.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: HSY has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: HSY's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
189419,578Michele Buckwww.thehersheycompany.com

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products and pantry items in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America Confectionery, North America Salty Snacks, and International. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products, including mints, chewing gums, and bubble gums; protein bars; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items comprising spreads, bars, snack bites, mixes, popcorn, and pretzels.

The Hershey Company Fundamentals Summary

How do Hershey's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
HSY fundamental statistics
Market capUS$38.55b
Earnings (TTM)US$2.07b
Revenue (TTM)US$11.43b

18.3x

P/E Ratio

3.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
HSY income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$11.43b
Cost of RevenueUS$6.14b
Gross ProfitUS$5.29b
Other ExpensesUS$3.22b
EarningsUS$2.07b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2024

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)10.25
Gross Margin46.31%
Net Profit Margin18.13%
Debt/Equity Ratio129.2%

How did HSY perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.9%

Current Dividend Yield

47%

Payout Ratio
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