Hershey Co. (HSY): Price and Financial Metrics

Hershey Co. (HSY): $198.32

-1.21 (-0.61%)

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  • HSY scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 96.08% of US stocks.
  • HSY's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 157 days.
  • HSY ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 27th percentile.

HSY Stock Summary

  • HSY has a higher market value than 93.16% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $41,103,923,848.
  • Hershey Co's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.74% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, HSY is more volatile than merely 7% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Hershey Co, a group of peers worth examining would be ROK, TT, LULU, GIS, and PAYX.
  • HSY's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Hershey Co's official web site, go to www.thehersheycompany.com.

HSY Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, HSY's price/sales ratio is 200% higher, now standing at 4.2.
  • HSY's price/earnings ratio has moved up 0.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • HSY's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HSY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HSY 2021-09-03 4.2 16.2 25.5 21.3
HSY 2021-09-02 4.2 16.2 25.6 21.4
HSY 2021-09-01 4.2 16.2 25.6 21.4
HSY 2021-08-31 4.2 16.2 25.5 21.3
HSY 2021-08-30 4.2 16.1 25.3 21.2
HSY 2021-08-27 4.2 16.0 25.2 21.1

HSY Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 124.17%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 127.23%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 29.85%.
Over the past 15 months, HSY's revenue has gone up $883,260,000.

The table below shows HSY's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 8,830.453 2,008.108 1,433.343
2021-06-30 8,690.443 2,103.262 1,435.699
2021-03-31 8,408.35 2,063.204 1,403.37
2020-12-31 8,149.719 1,699.657 1,278.708
2020-09-30 8,032.6 1,865.752 1,194.508
2020-06-30 7,947.193 1,698.592 1,072.532

HSY's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HSY has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 95.39% of graded US stocks.
  • HSY's asset turnover comes in at 0.968 -- ranking 24th of 59 Food Products stocks.
  • K, LNDC, and LANC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HSY.

The table below shows HSY's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-10-03 0.968 0.453 0.247
2021-07-04 0.957 0.462 0.255
2021-04-04 0.926 0.462 0.247
2020-12-31 0.902 0.454 0.229
2020-09-27 0.914 0.455 0.229
2020-06-28 0.925 0.442 0.216

HSY Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HSY, see our HSY price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $185.05 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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HSY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $198.32 52-week high $199.91
Prev. close $199.53 52-week low $143.58
Day low $195.36 Volume 1,424,264
Day high $199.06 Avg. volume 858,836
50-day MA $185.90 Dividend yield 1.8%
200-day MA $176.73 Market Cap 40.85B

Hershey Co. (HSY) Company Bio

Hershey Company sells chocolate and sugar confectionery products, pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, sundae syrups, and beverages, snack items, including spreads, and gum and mint refreshment products comprising chewing gums and bubble gums. The company was founded in 1894 and is based in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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Latest HSY News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Hershey Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HSY as an investment opportunity.

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Boston Beer (SAM) trims earnings view for 2021. Higher supply-chain expenses and reduced shipment volumes persist as headwinds.

Yahoo | January 14, 2022

First Citizens Financial Corp Buys PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF, BTC BlackRock Short Maturity Bond ...

Investment company First Citizens Financial Corp (Current Portfolio) buys PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF, BTC BlackRock Short Maturity Bond ETF, Zoetis Inc, The Hershey Co, NVIDIA Corp, sells Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp, iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, First Citizens Financial Corp.

Yahoo | January 13, 2022

Orrstown Financial Services Inc Buys iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, Vanguard Small Cap ETF, ...

Shippensburg, PA, based Investment company Orrstown Financial Services Inc (Current Portfolio) buys iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, Vanguard Small Cap ETF, iShares Russell 1000 ETF, iShares Russell Mid-Cap ETF, PayPal Holdings Inc, sells Orrstown Financial Services Inc, Automatic Data Processing Inc, Amdocs, Akamai Technologies Inc, Apple Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Orrstown Financial Services Inc.

Yahoo | January 13, 2022

Hershey's President & CEO Discusses Corporate Agility and Purpose

Disruption can bring opportunity. President and CEO Michele Buck discusses what it takes for companies and leaders to be agile and successful in times of change.

Yahoo | January 13, 2022

Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC Buys Amazon. ...

Investment company Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Amazon.com Inc, Teleflex Inc, Walmart Inc, Tesla Inc, The Hershey Co, sells Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Sylvamo Corp during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC.

Yahoo | January 12, 2022

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HSY Price Returns

1-mo 5.70%
3-mo 10.62%
6-mo 13.24%
1-year N/A
3-year 95.46%
5-year 111.42%
YTD 2.51%
2021 29.58%
2020 5.90%
2019 40.20%
2018 -2.92%
2017 12.33%

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