The Hershey Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E27.77 EPS (ttm)3.68 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand213.98M Perf Week-5.90%
Market Cap21.87B Forward P/E22.93 EPS next Y4.46 Insider Trans-16.73% Shs Float220.50M Perf Month-3.26%
Income830.50M PEG2.71 EPS next Q1.07 Inst Own74.10% Short Float2.29% Perf Quarter9.28%
Sales7.37B P/S2.97 EPS this Y24.90% Inst Trans0.14% Short Ratio4.39 Perf Half Y17.28%
Book/sh6.96 P/B14.69 EPS next Y11.01% ROA15.20% Target Price108.80 Perf Year5.17%
Cash/sh2.69 P/C38.01 EPS next 5Y10.24% ROE52.70% 52W Range86.87 - 111.35 Perf YTD-1.65%
Dividend2.14 P/FCF131.28 EPS past 5Y21.60% ROI25.50% 52W High-8.21% Beta0.23
Dividend %2.09% Quick Ratio0.70 Sales past 5Y6.80% Gross Margin44.90% 52W Low17.65% ATR2.27
Employees12600 Current Ratio1.20 Sales Q/Q5.80% Oper. Margin18.90% RSI (14)37.31 Volatility2.59% 1.75%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.59 EPS Q/Q-2.90% Profit Margin11.30% Rel Volume2.70 Prev Close103.29
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.01 EarningsJan 29 BMO Payout53.50% Avg Volume1.15M Price102.21
Recom2.50 SMA20-4.49% SMA50-0.74% SMA2006.38% Volume3,104,955 Change-1.05%
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
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 CNNMoney.com
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 Briefing.com
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 CNNMoney.com
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 Barrons.com
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
01:10PM  Outrage in Britain as Cadbury owner tweaks Creme Egg recipe Reuters
Jan-09-15 07:14AM  Bulls are sweet on Hershey Foods optionMONSTER
Jan-08-15 09:00AM  Share The Love With Treats From Hershey This Valentine's Day PR Newswire
Jan-07-15 09:48AM  Hershey Exceeds Sustainable Cocoa Goals in 2014 Business Wire
Jan-06-15 10:10PM  The CocoJet lets you print in delicious 3D chocolate at Engadget
09:02AM  Now You Can 3-D Print Chocolate at The Wall Street Journal
09:00AM  Photo Release -- 3D Systems Previews New Chocolate 3D Printer CocoJet(TM) at 2015 International CES GlobeNewswire
Dec-29-14 08:10AM  Reeses Peanut Butter Cups Kickoff Playoff Pandemonium Business Wire
Dec-22-14 04:47PM  HERSHEY CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers EDGAR Online
11:24AM  3D edible confections CNBC
Dec-17-14 02:00PM  Child labor still prevalent on W. African cocoa farms -ILRF Reuters
11:00AM  Hershey Unveils Worlds First Public 3-D Chocolate Candy Printing Exhibit Business Wire
09:34AM  Hershey-Funded Operation Now Producing Life-Saving Therapeutic Food Business Wire
Dec-13-14 01:00PM  Want more chocolate? Pay farmers better: Torres at CNBC
Dec-09-14 11:00AM  Sugar slide to sweeten Smucker, Hershey shares at CNBC
Dec-08-14 09:26AM  Why Diamond Foods Remains in the Rough Ahead of Earnings Report at TheStreet
08:19AM  Hershey Once Again Named One of Top 50 Most Civically Minded U.S. Companies Business Wire
Dec-06-14 01:36PM  Caxton Associates Stays Busy in Third Quarter Gurufocus
07:32AM  Hershey explores removal of corn syrup at USA TODAY
Dec-05-14 11:12PM  Hazelnuts Stir Trouble in the Land of Sweets at The Wall Street Journal
05:20PM  Hershey Buys Allan Candy, Strengthens Position in Canada Zacks
03:20PM  Hazelnut Trouble in the Land of Sweets at The Wall Street Journal
Dec-04-14 05:10PM  Hershey buys Canadian candy maker for $28M AP
03:59PM  Hershey Acquires Iconic Canadian Confectionery Manufacturer Allan Candy Company Business Wire
02:25PM  Correction: Hershey-Sweetener story AP
07:06AM  Hershey turns Kisses and Hugs into hard data at Fortune
Dec-03-14 07:29AM  Stocks get early boost from data; Abercrombie cuts outlook; Apple patent for iPhone screens Hot Stock Minute
Dec-02-14 06:01PM  Cocoa Butter Price Fall Eases AAKs Chocolate Demand Risk at Bloomberg
05:27PM  Hershey looks to swap corn syrup for sugar to satisfy buyers Reuters
02:22PM  Hershey exploring removal of corn syrup AP
09:00AM  Ring In The Holidays With New And Classic Treats From Hershey PR Newswire
Dec-01-14 08:32AM  Reeses Peanut Butter Cups and ESPN Announce New College Football Initiative Business Wire
Nov-24-14 12:41PM  Pumpkin Spice: The Flavor That Rules The Fall at Forbes
Nov-19-14 01:01PM  Some pros like these consumer staple stocks at CNBC
09:30AM  The Hershey Company Unwraps Dramatically Different Candy Experience at Winn-Dixie; Invests in the Future of the Candy Aisle Beyond Center Store Business Wire
Nov-18-14 06:52PM  U.S. sugar refiner woes mount as Mexico deal seen choking supply Reuters
01:09PM  Consumer staples on sale CNBC
12:51PM  Strong dollar affects consumer staples CNBC
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
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
O'Day Terence LSVP Chief Supply Chain OfficerFeb 25Sale107.379,304998,95225,507Feb 26 02:24 PM
O'Day Terence LSVP Chief Supply Chain OfficerFeb 24Option Exercise39.2616,833660,86451,644Feb 26 02:24 PM
WALLING KEVIN RSVP Chief HR OfficerFeb 24Option Exercise57.0720,9221,194,11438,939Feb 26 02:30 PM
Buck MichelePresident, North AmericaFeb 24Option Exercise44.8622,5131,009,94796,855Feb 26 12:46 PM
Buck MichelePresident, North AmericaFeb 24Sale108.0922,5132,433,36786,486Feb 26 12:46 PM
WALLING KEVIN RSVP Chief HR OfficerFeb 24Sale107.6120,9222,251,36725,372Feb 26 02:30 PM
O'Day Terence LSVP Chief Supply Chain OfficerFeb 24Sale107.9516,8331,817,12934,811Feb 26 02:24 PM
BILBREY JOHN PPresident and CEOFeb 20Sale107.5415,0001,613,041154,881Feb 24 01:08 PM
O'Day Terence LSVP Chief Supply Chain OfficerFeb 18Option Exercise39.263,000117,78027,507Feb 20 04:21 PM
O'Day Terence LSVP Chief Supply Chain OfficerFeb 18Sale104.843,000314,52024,507Feb 20 04:21 PM
Buck MichelePresident, North AmericaFeb 14Option Exercise60.6813,668829,37491,105Feb 18 10:20 AM
Buck MichelePresident, North AmericaFeb 14Sale105.0013,6681,435,14077,437Feb 18 10:20 AM
Alfonso Humberto PPresident, InternationalFeb 10Option Exercise35.8712,000430,44058,366Feb 12 12:13 PM
Alfonso Humberto PPresident, InternationalFeb 10Sale101.0412,0001,212,47746,366Feb 12 12:13 PM
Turner Leslie MSVP, GC and SecretaryFeb 06Sale100.5695996,43726,499Feb 10 05:08 PM
McConville Richard MVP, Chief Accounting OfficerFeb 06Sale100.701,947196,0632,109Feb 10 03:38 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingFeb 03Option Exercise61.7022013,57426,554Feb 05 08:03 AM
Nevels James EDirectorFeb 03Sale98.8013,4031,324,14910,262Feb 05 02:03 PM
Wege D MichaelSVP, Chief Growth & MarketingFeb 03Sale98.9722021,77326,334Feb 05 08:03 AM