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HSY The Hershey Company monthly Stock Chart
The Hershey Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E47.85 EPS (ttm)2.29 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand212.67M Perf Week0.18%
Market Cap23.30B Forward P/E24.00 EPS next Y4.56 Insider Trans-3.10% Shs Float- Perf Month11.81%
Income498.00M PEG6.02 EPS next Q0.78 Inst Own77.40% Short Float- Perf Quarter23.04%
Sales7.28B P/S3.20 EPS this Y-38.20% Inst Trans-0.49% Short Ratio3.53 Perf Half Y30.42%
Book/sh3.84 P/B28.53 EPS next Y7.44% ROA9.20% Target Price97.00 Perf Year24.02%
Cash/sh- P/C- EPS next 5Y7.95% ROE51.50% 52W Range80.79 - 117.79 Perf YTD24.30%
Dividend2.33 P/FCF58.89 EPS past 5Y0.70% ROI17.00% 52W High-7.59% Beta0.15
Dividend %2.13% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y5.40% Gross Margin45.40% 52W Low34.73% ATR2.32
Employees19060 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q-5.60% Oper. Margin13.30% RSI (14)59.70 Volatility1.22% 2.85%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq3.12 EPS Q/Q-3.50% Profit Margin6.80% Rel Volume0.53 Prev Close109.54
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.89 EarningsJul 28 BMO Payout99.60% Avg Volume1.80M Price108.85
Recom3.10 SMA200.17% SMA508.98% SMA20018.92% Volume510,063 Change-0.63%
Jul-27-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $92 → $105
Jul-26-16Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $91 → $105
Jul-05-16Downgrade Argus Buy → Hold
Apr-27-16Reiterated UBS Neutral $94 → $92
Apr-20-16Downgrade BofA/Merrill Buy → Underperform
Jan-26-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $95 → $92
Jan-20-16Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy $96
Jan-11-16Downgrade JP Morgan Overweight → Neutral
Dec-08-15Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy $96
Sep-16-15Upgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Overweight $90 → $100
Aug-05-15Downgrade Wells Fargo Outperform → Market Perform
Jul-02-15Initiated Societe Generale Sell
Jun-22-15Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $106 → $95
Apr-24-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $103 → $98
Apr-20-15Initiated Nomura Reduce $88
Jan-27-15Downgrade RBC Capital Mkts Outperform → Sector Perform $110 → $113
Jan-23-15Downgrade Deutsche Bank Buy → Hold $109 → $111
May-29-14Downgrade Argus Buy → Hold
Feb-24-14Reiterated Argus Buy $115 → $125
Nov-26-13Initiated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $110
Jul-27-16 12:08PM  Stick With Mondelez Despite Its Revenue Miss
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10:24AM  Mondelez CEO confirms made offer to purchase Hershey
09:04AM  Hershey Rejects Mondelezs Takeover Offer, Wall Street Responds
08:19AM  Mondelez Combats Slump With Cost Cutting, Lifting Profit at Bloomberg
08:13AM  Does This Settlement Put a Hershey Company Buyout Back on the Table? at Motley Fool
Jul-26-16 05:01PM  Susquehanna Upgrades Mondelez International to Positive
04:31PM  [$$] Sales Pressure on Modelez, Hershey Could Bolster Case for Merger at The Wall Street Journal
03:55PM  Hershey (HSY) Stock Slumps as Deutsche Raises Price Target
01:15PM  General Mills Looks Like a Target, Just Not to Who You Might Think
12:06PM  [$$] Mondelez Expected to Show Profit, Revenue Drop -- Earnings Preview at The Wall Street Journal
11:04AM  Whats Hersheys Outlook for Fiscal 2016?
09:04AM  Hershey Shareholders Thrive on 346 Straight Dividend Payouts
06:12AM  Food Stocks Releasing Earnings this Week: MDLZ, HSY & More
Jul-25-16 02:14PM  CNBC's Link Explains Bullish View on Mondelez (MDLZ) Stock
01:21PM  General Mills Announces Restructuring Plans
12:21PM  What the changing tenant list in Times Square says about retail at CNBC
11:06AM  Will Hershey (HSY) Stock be Affected by Trust's Governance Changes?
07:03AM  Stocks to Watch: July 25, 2016
Jul-23-16 02:28PM  Hershey Trust Reaches Tentative Deal to Reform Its Governance at Bloomberg
12:17AM  [$$] Hershey Trust to Reach Settlement With Pennsylvania Attorney Generals Office at The Wall Street Journal
Jul-22-16 08:54PM  [$$] Hershey Trust to Reach Settlement With Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office at The Wall Street Journal
07:52PM  Hershey Trust reaches in-principle reform agreement Reuters
06:36PM  Hershey Trust nears settlement to reform its governance: sources Reuters
06:09PM  Hershey Trust nears governance settlement with Pennsylvania AG-sources Reuters
04:27PM  Does Hershey Still Have Room to Run after 24% Stock Price Gain?
01:34PM  Will Hershey (HSY) Earnings Disappoint Investors in Q2?
08:08AM  On BizWireTV: The Business of the Olympics - Brands Go For Gold and Take Over the Wire #Rio2016 Business Wire
Jul-21-16 03:32PM  Mondelez Planning to Buy License for Cadbury Biscuits
Jul-20-16 01:15PM  Coke Named Most Powerful Brand, But Is Another Soda Stock Stronger?
12:10PM  Instant Analysis: J.M. Smucker Sweetens Its Dividend by 12% at Motley Fool
11:32AM  Microsoft 4Q16 Earnings Show Strengthening Cloud Position
09:28AM  SAP's Second-Quarter Results Show Company Still in Transition to Cloud
Jul-19-16 02:24PM  Inside Bill Ackmans Stance on Mondelez
11:15AM  Coca-Cola Named Most Powerful Brand, Followed by Hershey at 24/7 Wall St.
08:57AM  Hershey to move to a bigger Times Square store at MarketWatch
08:45AM  Hersheys Chocolate World Expanding to New Location in the Heart of Times Square Business Wire
Jul-17-16 02:38PM  5 Speculative and Overvalued Companies to Avoid - July
Jul-15-16 07:01PM  Cramer: For Ackman, It's Like Free-Agency Time in the NFL
03:33PM  Kellogg's Buy-Out Prospects Appear Greatly Overstated
12:40PM  [$$] Mondelez rides a Hershey rollercoaster at Financial Times
11:30AM  The Hershey Company Recognized for Fostering an Open and Inclusive Environment for Its Employees Business Wire
Jul-14-16 01:23PM  Hershey Stock: 3 Reasons Investors Shouldn't Buy Now at Motley Fool
09:42AM  Faber Report: Mondelez bid on Hershey
Jul-13-16 04:05PM  Hershey to Webcast Second-Quarter Conference Call Business Wire
03:41PM  How Much Could Mondelez Pay for Hershey Co? at Motley Fool
10:07AM  Hershey Trustee Resigns: What Can We Expect in the Rest of 2016?
Jul-12-16 06:08PM  Moodys Says Mondelzs Hershey Offer Is a Credit Negative
02:41PM  General Mills Recalled Its Betty Crocker Cake Mix: Heres Why
02:41PM  Which Stocks Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on July 11?
12:37PM  Kevin O'Leary's new buys
Jul-11-16 07:45PM  [$$] Higher Costs Bite Chocolate Makers at The Wall Street Journal
07:05PM  Hershey Trust Board member Joan Steel resigns
03:50PM  Board resignation at Hershey Trust adds uncertainty in fact of Mondelez pursuit at MarketWatch
02:34PM  Hershey (HSY) Stock Rises as Trustee Resigns
01:22PM  Hershey Trust Board Member Resigns From the $12 Billion Charity at Bloomberg
01:05PM  Why Did Hersheys Stock Rise on June 30?
12:42PM  Board member of trust that controls takeover target Hershey resigns
Jul-09-16 12:01AM  [$$] Investors Get Another Bite at Hostess Brands at
Jul-08-16 09:15AM  Blog Coverage French Major DANONE Expands US Presence by Buying Whitewave Foods
07:34AM  Cramer: It's Jobs Day, but Look at Oil and Banks, Too
Jul-07-16 09:07AM  Argus Downgrades Hershey to Hold
07:26AM  Sozzi: Why Danone's Blockbuster Deal for WhiteWave Is Really Happening
Jul-06-16 06:36PM  Will Mondelez Raise Its Bid For Hershey? at Forbes
02:00PM  U.S. Womens National Field Hockey Team Joins Team Hershey Ahead of Rio 2016 Olympic Games Business Wire
01:10PM  Mondelez Challenging High After Hersey Bid (MDLZ, HSY) at Investopedia
10:39AM  Mondelez: Dreaming the Impossible Dream With Hershey Bid at
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Jul-05-16 03:20PM  Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Fund Goes Into the Red
12:06PM  Why Tesla, Facebook, Aetna and More Have Traders Buzzing Today at Insider Monkey
12:00PM  Mondelez and Hershey Would not 'Taste Great Together'
11:11AM  Mondelez's Bid May Find Chink In Hershey's Armor
07:33AM  Hershey Foods downgraded by Argus
01:00AM  "Sweetest" town clings to Hershey, adding to takeover hurdles
Jul-04-16 04:41PM  Why Hershey Rejected Mondelzs Acquisition Offer
09:07AM  Why Was Mondelez Interested in Hershey?
01:00AM  STZ, GIS, HSY: Jim Cramer's Views
Jul-03-16 01:53PM  [$$] Q&A: Could Hershey Trust be amenable to Mondelez deal? at Financial Times
Jul-02-16 01:00PM  Despite Brexit, Here Are the 10 Best S&P 500 Stocks in June
11:22AM  Prospective Hershey suitors face numerous unusual hurdles at MarketWatch
10:00AM  What Investors Missed in the Market This Week at Motley Fool
12:16AM  [$$] Prospective Hershey Suitors Face Numerous Unusual Hurdles at The Wall Street Journal
12:01AM  [$$] Your Cash Is Trash at
Jul-01-16 08:00PM  Why the Cocoa Market Is Worried About Mondelez's Hershey Bid (MDLZ, HSY) at Investopedia
07:30PM  Week in Review: Brexit Causes Waves in Unpredictable Week
06:15PM  Cramer's game plan: Crucial event to create market fireworks next week at CNBC
05:35PM  [$$] Prospective Hershey Suitors Face Numerous Unusual Hurdles at The Wall Street Journal
05:00PM  Stocks End the Week in Positive Territory
04:56PM  Prospective Hershey Suitors Face Numerous Unusual Hurdles
02:10PM  Mondelez's bid may find gaps in Hershey's armor
02:06PM  As desire to acquire mounts, so does risk of losses
01:36PM  [$$] Hershey looks too sweet for Mondelez to resist at Financial Times
01:06PM  Hershey Stock Soars Due to Takeover Attempt
01:00PM  Stocks on Track to End the Week in Positive Territory
12:58PM  Mondelez International, Inc. -- Moody's says Mondelez's Interest in Acquiring Hershey is Credit Negative at Moody's
12:29PM  Regulators probe Tesla's Model S; Apple in talks to buy Jay Z's Tidal; Hershey rejects Mondelez's $23B bid
12:22PM  Hershey Company (The) -- Moody's says Interest from Mondelez is credit negative for A1/P-1 rated Hershey at Moody's
11:25AM  Warren Buffett Is Watching This Big Deal Very Closely at Motley Fool
10:09AM  Bond Yields Keep Dropping, But Trading Expected to Slow Ahead of Holiday
09:22AM  HP wins big, Yahoo! holds shareholder meeting and Hershey says no thanks
The Hershey Company manufactures, imports, markets, distributes, and sells confectionery products. The company operates through two segments, North America, and International and Other. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products comprising chewing gums and bubble gums; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items, including spreads, meat snacks, bars and snack bites, and mixes. The company provides its products primarily under the Hershey's, Reese's, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, Cadbury, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Lancaster, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Scharffen Berger, Dagoba, Ice Breakers, Breathsavers, and Bubble Yum brands, as well as under the Golden Monkey, Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, Nutrine, Maha Lacto, Jumpin, and Sofit brands. It markets and sells its products to wholesale distributors, chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, and department stores. The Hershey Company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Wege D MichaelSVP, GS, India, ME, Comm & CSRJul 15Option Exercise54.681,00054,68028,288Jul 18 03:39 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, GS, India, ME, Comm & CSRJul 15Sale108.431,100119,27327,288Jul 18 03:39 PM
Buck MicheleEVP, Chief Operating OfficerJun 30Option Exercise60.6813,500819,180168,710Jul 01 10:20 AM
Buck MicheleEVP, Chief Operating OfficerJun 30Sale107.3113,5001,448,624155,210Jul 01 10:20 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, GS, India, ME, Comm & CSRJun 15Option Exercise54.681,00054,68028,388Jun 16 10:42 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, GS, India, ME, Comm & CSRJun 15Sale96.511,100106,15727,388Jun 16 10:42 AM
WALLING KEVIN RSVP Chief HR OfficerJun 13Option Exercise55.1213,568747,86843,783Jun 15 08:46 AM
WALLING KEVIN RSVP Chief HR OfficerJun 13Sale96.1213,5681,304,15630,215Jun 15 08:46 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, CAOMay 16Option Exercise54.681,00054,68028,488May 17 03:54 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, CAOMay 16Sale92.261,100101,48627,488May 17 03:54 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, CAOApr 15Option Exercise54.681,00054,68028,588Apr 19 09:40 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, CAOApr 15Sale92.321,100101,55227,588Apr 19 09:40 AM
Ridge Thomas JDirectorMar 09Sale92.6632830,39431,236Apr 21 09:18 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, CAOFeb 16Option Exercise54.681,00054,68025,250Feb 18 05:00 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, CAOFeb 16Sale90.001,10099,00024,250Feb 18 05:00 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, CAOFeb 01Option Exercise54.681,00054,68025,350Feb 02 04:00 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, CAOFeb 01Sale90.001,10099,00024,350Feb 02 04:00 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, CAODec 24Option Exercise54.681,00054,68025,450Dec 29 09:22 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, CAODec 24Sale90.281,10099,30824,450Dec 29 09:22 AM
WALLING KEVIN RSVP Chief HR OfficerAug 28Sale90.003,000270,00020,165Aug 31 02:59 PM
Nevels James EDirectorAug 11Sale91.524,689429,1185,007Aug 13 01:05 PM