The Hershey Company (HSY): Price and Financial Metrics

The Hershey Company (HSY)

Today's Latest Price: $160.32 USD

0.21 (0.13%)

Updated Feb 21 6:30pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 56 in Food Makers

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HSY Stock Summary

  • HSY has a higher market value than 93.28% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $31,026,913,995.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for HSY is 4.51 -- better than 90.08% of US stocks.
  • Hershey Co's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.5% of US equities in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Hershey Co are IR, GIS, CTAS, SLF, and PAYX.
  • Visit HSY's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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HSY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $160.32 52-week high $162.20
Prev. close $160.11 52-week low $108.90
Day low $158.35 Volume 1,028,175
Day high $160.96 Avg. volume 834,603
50-day MA $151.15 Dividend yield 1.93%
200-day MA $147.13 Market Cap 33.54B

The Hershey Company (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.

HSY Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$160.32$88.54 -45%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for HSY, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Hershey Co ranked in the 40st percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Hershey Co ended up being:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 11.5; that's higher than 74.51% of US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • HSY's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 38.62% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

SMPL, CAG, LFVN, USNA, and CHD can be thought of as valuation peers to HSY, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Defensive sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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HSY Price Returns

1-mo 5.68%
3-mo 9.71%
6-mo 3.12%
1-year 47.15%
3-year 59.78%
5-year 69.68%
YTD 9.60%
2019 40.20%
2018 -2.92%
2017 12.33%
2016 18.75%
2015 -12.02%

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