A snack food company and manufacturer of quality chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products. Its principal product groups include confectionery and snack products; gum and mint refreshment products; and food and beverage enhancers.


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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about The Hershey Company.
Current Price: $108.90
Prev Close: $108.65
Open: $108.70
Bid: $107.60
Ask: $109.00
Day's Range: $108.18 - $108.99
52wk Range: $87.92 - $117.79
Volume: 1,055,640
Avg Vol 1,122,864
Market Cap: $23B
P/E (ttm): 32.53
EPS (ttm): $3.34
Div & Yield: $2.47 (2.3%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about The Hershey Company.
CAPS Rating 3 out of 5
 
591 Outperform
117 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
181 Outperform
26 Underperform

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Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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CEO Rating

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John P. (J.P.) Bilbrey, CEO

75% Approve

Based on 201 Ratings

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for The Hershey Company.

A snack food company and manufacturer of quality chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products. Its principal product groups include confectionery and snack products; gum and mint refreshment products; and food and beverage enhancers.

  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Sector: Consumer Goods
  • Industry: Food & Beverage