The Hershey Co (HSY)

HSY (NYSE:Food & Beverage) EQUITY
pos +0.70
Today's Range: 100.83 - 101.91 | HSY Avg Daily Volume: 1,242,200
Last Update: 03/27/15 - 3:16 PM EDT
Volume: 453,972
YTD Performance: -2.81%
Open: $100.95
Previous Close: $101.01
52 Week Range: $87.88 - $111.35
Oustanding Shares: 220,828,040
Market Cap: 16,139,381,079
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 2 2 3
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 8 8 7 6
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.60 2.60 2.56 2.33
Latest Dividend: 0.54
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.10%
Dividend Ex-Date: 02/23/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 26.97
Price Earnings Comparisons:
HSY Sector Avg. S&P 500
26.97 27.00 27.33
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-5.07% -1.72% 64.94%
Revenue 3.90 0.22 0.07
Net Income 3.20 0.35 0.10
EPS 4.30 0.37 0.11
Earnings for HSY:
Revenue 7.42B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/15) Qtr (06/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $1.17 $0.85 $4.35 $4.79
Number of Analysts 7 6 8 7
High Estimate $1.21 $0.86 $4.40 $4.91
Low Estimate $1.14 $0.83 $4.30 $4.73
Prior Year $1.15 $0.76 $3.98 $4.35
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 1.74% 11.40% 9.30% 10.08%
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The shift toward mobile video is gaining speed.
Coffee, sugar and cocoa going down -- cotton, too.
Two very different companies are very similar in growth.
Jan 30, 2015 | 6:56 AM EST
HSY estimates were cut through 2016, JP Morgan said. International growth is decelerating. Neutral rating and new $111 price target.&nb...
I remain hesitant on the market.
Jan 27, 2015 | 6:29 AM EST
HSY was downgraded from Outperform to Sector Perform, RBC Capital said. Valuation call, based on a $113 price target.  
These are surefire indications of a bountiful tape.
Earnings reports still call the tune.
Busy, busy, busy. Get ready for earnings and data.
Jan 23, 2015 | 6:43 AM EST
HSY was downgraded to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. $111 price target. Valuation call, as the company is trading at a 25% premium to its pe...

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