The Hershey Co (HSY)

HSY (NYSE:Food & Beverage) EQUITY
$103.63
neg -0.70
-0.67%
Today's Range: 103.37 - 104.54 | HSY Avg Daily Volume: 1,231,600
Last Update: 02/26/15 - 4:04 PM EST
Volume: 1,768,066
YTD Performance: 0.38%
Open: $104.42
Previous Close: $104.33
52 Week Range: $87.88 - $111.35
Oustanding Shares: 220,828,040
Market Cap: 16,940,421,730
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 3 3
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 1
Hold 8 7 6 6
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.60 2.56 2.33 2.30
Latest Dividend: 0.54
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.02%
Dividend Ex-Date: 02/23/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 28.05
Price Earnings Comparisons:
HSY Sector Avg. S&P 500
28.05 28.10 26.88
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
7.63% -2.29% 70.72%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
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:
EBITDA 1.65B
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 $4.78
Number of Analysts 7 6 7 6
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% 9.89%
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bearishHershey estimates, target reduced at JP Morgan

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. 

By

Brian Sozzi

 | Jan 28, 2015 | 8:00 AM EST

I remain hesitant on the market.

bearishHershey downgraded at RBC

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.

 

By

Jim Cramer

 | Jan 26, 2015 | 3:58 PM EST

These are surefire indications of a bountiful tape.

By

Brian Sozzi

 | Jan 26, 2015 | 9:13 AM EST

Earnings reports still call the tune.

By

Chris Versace and Lenore Hawkins

 | Jan 25, 2015 | 5:15 PM EST

Busy, busy, busy. Get ready for earnings and data.

bearishHershey downgraded at Deutsche

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 peers. 

bearishHershey downgraded at JP Morgan

Jan 21, 2015 | 7:48 AM EST

HSY was downgraded from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 15% since November. 

bullishHershey upgraded at Wells

Jan 16, 2015 | 7:10 AM EST

HSY was upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform, Wells Fargo said. Estimates also boosted, given higher pricing and lower input costs. 

By

Jim Cramer

 | Dec 22, 2014 | 11:00 AM EST

Let's look at the other groups that caught fire.

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