The Hershey Co (HSY)

HSY (NYSE:Food & Beverage)
$91.39
neg -0.51
-0.56%
Today's Range: 90.89 - 91.97 | HSY Avg Daily Volume: 1,118,500
Last Update: 08/27/14 - 4:03 PM EDT
Volume: 1,339,053
YTD Performance: -6.01%
Open: $91.88
Previous Close: $91.90
52 Week Range: $87.88 - $108.69
Oustanding Shares: 221,828,656
Market Cap: 14,815,095,980
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 3 3 3 4
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 5 5 5 4
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.30
Latest Dividend: 0.54
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.33%
Dividend Ex-Date: 08/21/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 24.84
Price Earnings Comparisons:
HSY Sector Avg. S&P 500
24.84 24.80 28.96
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-5.89% -0.82% 59.52%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 7.60 0.26 0.08
Net Income 24.10 0.61 0.17
EPS 24.80 0.64 0.18
Earnings for HSY:
EBITDA 1.56B
Revenue 7.15B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.09 $1.05 $4.06 $4.49
Number of Analysts 7 6 9 9
High Estimate $1.13 $1.10 $4.09 $4.60
Low Estimate $1.04 $1.01 $4.05 $4.43
Prior Year $1.04 $0.86 $3.72 $4.06
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 4.81% 21.90% 9.23% 10.47%
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Bearish
Jul 16, 2014 | 7:23 AM EDT
HSY was downgraded from Outperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. $101 price target. Company said that earnings quality is falling.&nb...
The "great food consolidation" creates big opportunities.
Here's what I've gleaned from talking to some fresh-faced interns.
Bearish
May 29, 2014 | 8:21 AM EDT
HSY was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Argus said. Revenue growth has slowed significantly.  
M&A activity has jumped 50%.
Surprises are the best tell for where expectations are wrong.
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Bearish
Apr 25, 2014 | 8:28 AM EDT
Shares of HSY now seen reaching $108, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, as the company is seeing lower earnings quali...

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