The Hershey Co (HSY)

HSY (NYSE:Food & Beverage) EQUITY
$87.70
pos +0.00
+0.00%
Today's Range: 87.40 - 89.40 | HSY Avg Daily Volume: 1,432,900
Last Update: 02/05/16 - 4:02 PM EST
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: -1.76%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $88.64
52 Week Range: $82.41 - $107.57
Oustanding Shares: 216,793,284
Market Cap: 19,216,556,694
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for HSY
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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 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.60 2.40 2.60 2.60
Latest Dividend: 0.58
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.63%
Dividend Ex-Date: 02/23/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 38.21
Price Earnings Comparisons:
HSY Sector Avg. S&P 500
38.21 38.10 30.32
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-0.01% -17.12% 9.60%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 3.90 0.11 0.04
Net Income -39.40 -0.22 -0.08
EPS -38.30 -0.18 -0.06
Earnings for HSY:
EBITDA 1.32B
Revenue 7.39B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/16) Qtr (06/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $1.10 $0.86 $4.36 $4.65
Number of Analysts 7 6 7 7
High Estimate $1.17 $0.90 $4.40 $4.73
Low Estimate $1.03 $0.83 $4.32 $4.52
Prior Year $1.09 $0.78 $4.12 $4.36
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 0.79% 10.26% 5.89% 6.55%
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
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.
Bearish
Oct 29, 2015 | 7:39 AM EDT
HSY estimates were reduced through 2017, JP Morgan said. Consensus earnings estimates appear too high. Overweight rating and new $97 pr...

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Consumers will spend an average of $27.33 on costumes for the whole family this year (I have no idea how you can outfit a family for $27); Pet lovers are expected to spend $350 million this year on costumes for their furry friends; Nine in 10 consumers also plan to be well-prepared with an estimated $2.1 billion or so going toward candy. Good for Hershey, (HSY) Tootsie Roll (TR) and Mondelez International (MDLZ). I wonder if you're shaking your head just like I am after reading all that. Now here's the bad news – per the NRF's findings, the average consumer will spend $74.34 on costumes, candy and decorations, down 4% from the $77.52 spent on average last year. Seems those lower gas prices are not translating into candy and costumes as much as some might have thought or hoped.
Bearish
Aug 10, 2015 | 7:42 AM EDT
Shares of HSY now seen reaching $93, according to BMO Capital. Estimates also cut, given lower sales guidance. Market Perform rating.&n...
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Bearish
Aug 05, 2015 | 7:26 AM EDT
HSY was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform, Wells Fargo said. Estimates also cut, given lower international sales. 

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