The Hershey Co (HSY)

HSY (NYSE:Food & Beverage) EQUITY
$91.90
neg -0.24
-0.26%
Today's Range: 91.64 - 92.94 | HSY Avg Daily Volume: 1,212,800
Last Update: 05/05/16 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 1,620,983
YTD Performance: 2.95%
Open: $92.08
Previous Close: $92.14
52 Week Range: $82.41 - $97.40
Oustanding Shares: 213,372,883
Market Cap: 19,660,177,440
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for HSY
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 2 3 2 2
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 8 7 8 8
Moderate Sell 1 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.73 2.40 2.60 2.60
Latest Dividend: 0.58
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.53%
Dividend Ex-Date: 05/23/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 39.55
Price Earnings Comparisons:
HSY Sector Avg. S&P 500
39.55 40.50 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
4.79% -2.12% 2.61%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue -0.50 0.10 0.04
Net Income -39.40 -0.20 -0.08
EPS -38.30 -0.20 -0.06
Earnings for HSY:
EBITDA 1.32B
Revenue 7.39B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/16) Qtr (09/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.78 $1.20 $4.25 $4.57
Number of Analysts 7 6 8 8
High Estimate $0.81 $1.23 $4.28 $4.66
Low Estimate $0.76 $1.18 $4.22 $4.44
Prior Year $0.78 $1.17 $4.12 $4.25
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -0.18% 2.56% 3.09% 7.65%
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Bearish
Apr 27, 2016 | 7:38 AM EDT
Shares of HSY now seen reaching $91, Credit Suisse said. Estimates also cut, given lower sales growth. Neutral rating. 
Earnings season also continues today with Hershey and Procter & Gamble reporting before the opening bell. 
It's an important signal that the market can rotate into the tried and true and isn't a one-trick industrial pony.
Bearish
Apr 20, 2016 | 7:18 AM EDT
HSY was downgraded from Buy to Underperform, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $92 price target. Valuation call, as the company lacks...
Tootsie Roll and Lancaster Colony are vastly different food firms.
A move back to the upper $90s for HSY in the weeks ahead would break the 40-week moving average and the downtrend that a ruler would identify.

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Monthly jobs number comes in lower than expectations and matches read from the ADP jobs report on Wednesday. ...
Maybe the market had smelled a rat the past several sessions, as the April jobs data fell short of expectation...
$550 million to buy market on close.
breadth is weak and fear is rising in front NFP. we will add protection. BOUGHT SPY MAY 206 PUT AT 2.97 BOUGHT...

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