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The Hershey Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E27.60 EPS (ttm)3.76 Insider Own8.40% Shs Outstand221.45M Perf Week-2.75%
Market Cap22.98B Forward P/E21.64 EPS next Y4.80 Insider Trans-0.48% Shs Float220.45M Perf Month-3.14%
Income846.90M PEG2.77 EPS next Q1.17 Inst Own76.30% Short Float2.49% Perf Quarter7.60%
Sales7.42B P/S3.10 EPS this Y4.40% Inst Trans2.26% Short Ratio4.44 Perf Half Y14.78%
Book/sh6.86 P/B15.13 EPS next Y9.97% ROA15.30% Target Price107.27 Perf Year0.25%
Cash/sh2.13 P/C48.69 EPS next 5Y9.96% ROE54.50% 52W Range86.44 - 110.80 Perf YTD0.36%
Dividend2.14 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y14.70% ROI25.10% 52W High-6.33% Beta0.25
Dividend %2.06% Quick Ratio0.70 Sales past 5Y7.00% Gross Margin45.00% 52W Low20.06% ATR1.75
Employees12600 Current Ratio1.20 Sales Q/Q2.70% Oper. Margin19.40% RSI (14)42.36 Volatility1.24% 1.55%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.44 EPS Q/Q11.00% Profit Margin11.40% Rel Volume0.89 Prev Close103.63
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.02 EarningsJan 29 BMO Payout53.70% Avg Volume1.24M Price103.78
Recom2.60 SMA20-1.08% SMA50-1.38% SMA2007.54% Volume1,098,899 Change0.14%
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
Nov-07-13Reiterated Argus Buy $107 → $115
Oct-25-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $87 → $90
Jul-26-13Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $92 → $97
Apr-03-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $75 → $80
Feb-06-13Reiterated Argus Buy $82 → $92
Feb-01-13Reiterated UBS Neutral $76 → $82
Jan-07-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $68 → $70
Jun-26-12Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $62 → $64
May-09-12Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy $78
Nov-21-11Upgrade Ticonderoga Neutral → Buy $66
Nov-14-11Downgrade Argus Buy → Hold
May-16-11Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $51 → $53
May-12-11Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy
Apr-27-11Reiterated UBS Neutral $54 → $58
Apr-27-11Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $49 → $51
Feb-27-15 02:20PM  CFO Moves: Hershey, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, Pearson at The Wall Street Journal
01:04PM  HERSHEY CO Financials EDGAR Online Financials
07:02AM  HERSHEY CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers EDGAR Online
Feb-26-15 05:54PM  Hershey Names Patricia A. Little as Financial Chief at The Wall Street Journal
04:30PM  Hershey Announces Patricia A. Little as New Chief Financial Officer Business Wire
Feb-25-15 04:03PM  Sliding food inputs boost these stocks: Analyst at CNBC
Feb-22-15 07:07PM  10-K for The Hershey Co. Company Spotlight
Feb-20-15 10:55AM  HERSHEY CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report EDGAR Online
10:25AM  5 Stocks That Really Benefit From Lower Oil Prices at 24/7 Wall St.
Feb-19-15 01:15PM  Hershey Keeps '15 View, Will Use Simpler Ingredients - Analyst Blog Zacks
12:47PM  Healthy snack demands present headwinds for flavoring companies at MarketWatch
10:41AM  Hershey (HSY) Stock Gaining Today After Projecting 60% Increase in China Sales at TheStreet
10:16AM  Hershey: What customers want CNBC
07:53AM  Early movers: TMUS, HRL, XOM, FL, AAPL & more at CNBC
Feb-18-15 06:23PM  Hershey plans to use simpler ingredients in products at Fortune
06:18PM  China chocolate market seen growing to $4.3 bln by 2019 -Hershey Reuters
04:55PM  Hershey plans to use simpler ingredients in products Reuters
04:01PM  Hershey Says It Will Use Simpler Ingredients at The Wall Street Journal
03:00PM  Hershey Begins Move to Simple, Easy-to-Understand Ingredients Business Wire
02:55PM  Hershey Reaffirms Outlook for 2015 and Announces $250 Million Share Repurchase Authorization Business Wire
Feb-17-15 09:31AM  High cocoa prices set to curb demand from chocolate makers Reuters
09:29AM  Eat healthy, eat chocolate! Yahoo Finance
07:47AM  Stocks slip as Greek debt talks stall; Apple electric car? Yahoo Finance
05:53AM  Partners, predators wait as a new generation takes over at Ferrero at Fortune
Feb-16-15 01:55PM  All eyes on chocolate maker Ferrero's next generation Reuters
Feb-13-15 12:43PM  Valentine's stock pick? Go for the obvious choice at CNBC
08:50AM  Will Hormel Foods (HRL) Stock Benefit Today From Acquisition Speculation? at TheStreet
08:00AM  Krave CEO: Jerky With Your Joe and More Innovations Ahead at Forbes
Feb-12-15 08:38AM  Jerky: The Classic Man Snack Gets Female Friendly at Forbes
08:38AM  Jerky: An Industry That's Anything But Dried Up at Forbes
Feb-11-15 03:40PM  YOUR MONEY-Is organic chocolate worth the price? Reuters
03:09PM  Nestle takes on Hershey's in non-chocolate wars at CNBC
Feb-10-15 08:13AM  Morgan Stanley Bittersweet On Hershey Co. Post-Q4 Benzinga
Feb-06-15 12:55PM  British tastebuds caught in crossfire of chocolate war at Financial Times
Feb-05-15 08:37AM  Money Can Buy Love On Valentine's Day Benzinga
Feb-04-15 12:13PM  Strong dollar winners: All-American stocks at
09:00AM  Hershey to Webcast Presentation at 2015 CAGNY Conference Business Wire
Feb-02-15 10:35AM  Jerky: the new cupcakes? at Fortune
Jan-30-15 09:30AM  Why Entrepreneurs Are Betting On These 10 Emerging Food Trends at Forbes
09:26AM  Hershey (HSY) Stock Earnings Estimates Slashed at Credit Suisse Today at TheStreet
07:00AM  Sales Sour, but Hershey's Still Sweet Morningstar
06:30AM  The Hershey (HSY) Earnings Report: Q4 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
Jan-29-15 07:34PM  Hershey (HSY) Buys Krave Foods, Expanding Reach in Snacks Category - Stocks in the News Zacks
04:54PM  Thursday's Market Recap Yahoo Finance Contributors
01:10PM  Hershey to Buy Beef Jerky Maker at The Wall Street Journal
12:32PM  Hershey just bought a beef jerky company. Chocolate jerky? at
11:49AM  Hershey's meaty deal, Coach could have been worse & Kate Spade closing stores Yahoo Finance
10:40AM  Hershey (HSY) Stock Retreating Today as Consumers Lose Sweet Tooth at TheStreet
10:26AM  Hershey Misses Q4 and FY Earnings & Sales, Cuts FY15 View - Analyst Blog Zacks
09:47AM  Hershey Jerky: 120-Year-Old Chocolate Company Enters The Meat Snack Business at Forbes
09:17AM  Hershey gets a Krave-ing for beef jerky at Fortune
08:48AM  Hershey (HSY) Misses on Earnings & Sales in Q4 - Tale of the Tape Zacks
08:30AM  Hershey Co Earnings Call scheduled for 8:30 am ET today CCBN
08:25AM  Hershey misses Street 4Q forecasts AP
08:21AM  Early movers: MCD, F, DOW, BABA, COH & more at CNBC
08:03AM  Chocolate maker Hershey to enter meat snacks business, cuts forecast Reuters
07:12AM  Hershey's quarterly sales miss estimates Reuters
07:09AM  HERSHEY CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
07:07AM  Q4 2014 Hershey Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
07:06AM  Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends Business Wire
07:03AM  The Hershey Company to Acquire KRAVE Jerky: a Leading All-Natural, Gourmet Snacks Brand Business Wire
07:00AM  Hershey Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Results; Updates Outlook for 2015 Business Wire
Jan-28-15 11:23AM  Morgan Stanley Previews Earnings For 3 Food & Tobacco Stocks Benzinga
09:36AM  Sticky situation: Outrage as Cadbury banned in US at CNBC
Jan-27-15 12:40PM  Will Hershey (HSY) Disappoint Earnings Again this Season? - Analyst Blog Zacks
11:10AM  How Hershey Is Sharpening Morgan Stanley's Sweet Tooth Benzinga
09:46AM  Hershey close to acquiring healthy snacks company Krave -sources Reuters
09:24AM  [video]Cramer on Stocks: 8 Signs the Market Is Remarkably Healthy at TheStreet
09:00AM  Discover The Ultimate Chocolate Experience With New BROOKSIDE Chocolate's Crunchy Clusters PR Newswire
08:27AM  Analysts' Actions: Hershey, Kimberly-Clark, News Corp. and More TheStreet
06:19AM  Hershey Foods downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts
06:00AM  Jim Cramer's Top Stock Picks: BMRN HSY KMB at TheStreet
Jan-26-15 08:22PM  Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: 8 Ways to Tell a Healthy Market From a Sick One at TheStreet
07:09PM  Cramer Remix: Get a piece of this new stock at CNBC
06:38PM  Cramer: Is Hershey's stock a highway to heaven? at CNBC
06:00PM  Cramer: Market healthy or sick? CNBC
01:10PM  Tootsie Roll CEO Passes Away, Speculations of a Merger Rife - Analyst Blog Zacks
12:33PM  Mondelz restructuring aimed at lowering operating costs Market Realist
07:51AM  Chocolate Wars: Hershey Drives Cadbury Out of U.S. at Bloomberg
12:00AM  Lifenet, Hershey, Galapagos, Puma: Intellectual Property at Bloomberg
Jan-23-15 04:35PM  Equities end the day mixed... Yahoo Finance Contributors
12:27PM  Hershey lawsuit angers fans of British chocolate in U.S. at
08:46AM  Hershey (HSY) Stock Downgraded Today at Deutsche Bank at TheStreet
01:00AM  Restaurant Stock Outlook, part 3 - Industry Outlook Zacks
Jan-22-15 03:28PM  Tootsie Roll Succession May Open Door for Sale: Real M&A at Bloomberg
12:28AM  Tootsie Roll CEO Melvin Gordon Dies at 95 at The Wall Street Journal
Jan-21-15 06:16PM  Tootsie Roll CEO Gordon Dies at 95 at The Wall Street Journal
01:37PM  H.B. Reese Made A Sweet Business Out Of Quality Candy at Investor's Business Daily
12:42PM  Barry Callebaut says strong Swiss franc could hurt results Reuters
11:45AM  JP Morgan's Potential Pair Trade In Packaged Food Stocks Benzinga
08:24AM  Hershey (HSY) Stock Downgraded Today at JPMorgan at TheStreet
08:15AM  Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Exxon, Lowes, Paycom, Under Armour, Wal-Mart, Verizon and More at 24/7 Wall St.
Jan-20-15 12:30PM  Hershey Hits 52-Week High as Wells Fargo Upgrades Rating - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-16-15 04:34PM  U.S. markets break 5-day losing streak Yahoo Finance Contributors
02:11PM  Wells Fargo Ups Hershey To Buy, Sees Gross Margin Expansion Ahead at
08:44AM  Hershey (HSY) Stock Upgraded Today at Wells Fargo at TheStreet
Jan-15-15 05:40PM  North American cocoa grind sees first drop in two years Reuters
09:00AM  Hershey to Webcast Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Conference Call Business Wire
Jan-13-15 02:07PM  America's top company? Not one you would guess at CNBC
Jan-12-15 04:29PM  Cadbury Creme Egg meltdown at MarketWatch
The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells chocolate and sugar confectionery products, pantry items, and gum and mint refreshment products. It offers milk chocolate bars, nuggets and drops chocolates, chocolate candies, candy bars, boxed chocolates, spreads, peanut butter cups, candy bars, wafer bars, toffee bars, wafer bars, caramel soft crmes, and chocolate chips, as well as chocolate-covered fruits, fruit juice pieces, and nuts. It also provides macadamia snack nuts, peanut caramel bars, malted milk balls, peppermint patties, high-cacao dark chocolate products, and natural and organic chocolate products. In addition, the company offers refreshment products, such as mints and chewing gum products; pantry items comprising baking products, and toppings and sundae syrups; and beverage and cooking oil products. It sells its products under approximately 80 brand names, including HERSHEY'S, REESE'S, HERSHEY'S KISSES, HERSHEY'S BLISS, HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK, KIT KAT, TWIZZLERS, JOLLY RANCHER, and ICE BREAKERS through sales representatives and food brokers primarily to wholesale distributors, chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, and department stores. The company markets its products in approximately 70 countries in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. 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
McConville Richard MVP, Chief Accounting OfficerFeb 23Option Exercise37.286,388238,1726,096Feb 24 01:30 PM
McConville Richard MVP, Chief Accounting OfficerFeb 23Sale106.196,388678,3322,596Feb 24 01:30 PM
Turner Leslie MSVP, GC and SecretaryFeb 20Option Exercise72.447,004507,37039,765Feb 23 02:48 PM
Turner Leslie MSVP, GC and SecretaryFeb 20Sale107.177,963853,41932,761Feb 23 02:48 PM
Nevels James EDirectorFeb 09Sale105.002,200231,0008,634Feb 10 01:07 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingFeb 02Option Exercise52.3077040,27122,891Feb 04 11:38 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingFeb 02Sale102.011,220124,44822,121Feb 04 11:38 AM
O'Day Terence LSVP Chief Supply Chain OfficerJan 16Option Exercise51.4212,500642,75038,007Jan 20 10:22 AM
O'Day Terence LSVP Chief Supply Chain OfficerJan 16Sale110.0012,5001,375,00025,507Jan 20 10:22 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingJan 02Option Exercise52.3077040,27123,341Jan 06 11:00 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingJan 02Sale104.331,220127,28322,571Jan 06 11:00 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingDec 02Sale100.0245045,00923,021Dec 03 04:17 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingDec 01Option Exercise52.3077040,27124,241Dec 03 04:17 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingDec 01Sale100.2477077,18523,471Dec 03 04:17 PM
Alfonso Humberto PPresident, InternationalNov 28Option Exercise35.8713,255475,45772,090Dec 01 01:01 PM
Alfonso Humberto PPresident, InternationalNov 28Sale99.0013,2551,312,24558,835Dec 01 01:01 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingNov 26Sale98.075,000490,33523,471Dec 01 01:05 PM
Alfonso Humberto PPresident, InternationalNov 17Option Exercise34.8929,4551,027,68588,290Nov 19 08:24 AM
Alfonso Humberto PPresident, InternationalNov 17Sale96.6329,4552,846,23758,835Nov 19 08:24 AM
McConville Richard MVP, Chief Accounting OfficerNov 11Option Exercise55.555,650313,8586,889Nov 12 04:05 PM
McConville Richard MVP, Chief Accounting OfficerNov 11Sale96.525,650545,3381,239Nov 12 04:05 PM
Nevels James EDirectorNov 04Sale95.8266063,24110,287Nov 04 03:49 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingNov 03Option Exercise52.3077040,27129,741Nov 04 04:06 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingNov 03Sale96.001,220117,12028,971Nov 04 04:06 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingSep 08Option Exercise61.7077047,50930,641Sep 10 08:52 AM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingSep 08Sale91.001,220111,02029,871Sep 10 08:52 AM
TACKA DAVID WSVP, Chief Financial OfficerAug 21Option Exercise34.898,388292,65733,481Aug 25 04:49 PM
TACKA DAVID WSVP, Chief Financial OfficerAug 21Sale91.5013,3881,225,00225,093Aug 25 04:49 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingAug 04Option Exercise61.7077047,50931,541Aug 06 02:48 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingAug 04Sale88.821,220108,36330,321Aug 06 02:48 PM
WALLING KEVIN RSVP Chief HR OfficerJun 17Sale97.804,218412,52021,654Jun 18 12:07 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingMay 01Option Exercise61.7022013,57430,991May 05 01:40 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingMay 01Sale96.0322021,12730,771May 05 01:40 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingApr 01Option Exercise61.7022013,57430,991Apr 03 03:25 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingApr 01Sale104.2822022,94230,771Apr 03 03:25 PM
BILBREY JOHN PPresident and CEOMar 17Option Exercise48.26102,6154,952,606210,128Mar 19 01:48 PM
BILBREY JOHN PPresident and CEOMar 17Sale105.60102,61510,836,137134,146Mar 19 01:48 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingMar 03Option Exercise61.7022013,57431,205Mar 05 02:59 PM
BILBREY JOHN PPresident and CEOMar 03Sale105.5720,7352,188,937134,146Mar 05 03:52 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingMar 03Sale105.3122023,16830,985Mar 05 02:59 PM