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News & Analysis: The Hershey Company
The sweets giant boosted its earnings outlook after a strong second quarter.
While management's focus on higher-margin products and price increases could dent sales in the near term, Hershey's first quarter was a strong start to 2019.
The chocolate and snack juggernaut fell after its latest quarterly report. Here's what investors need to know.
Shares of the candymaker gained ground following a solid earnings report.
Shares of the chocolate maker fell back on an underwhelming earnings report.
In a move to diversify its products, Hershey agreed to acquire Amplify Snack Brands for $12 per share.
Excitement around buyout attempts proved to be a distraction from Hershey's growth slowdown.
The global snack company has dropped its bid to acquire the iconic chocolate maker.
Hershey rejected the offer, but the prospect of a higher price or a bidding war drove the stock higher.