The Hershey Co. (New York Stock Exchange:HSY)

About the company

The Hershey Co. engages in the manufacture and market of chocolate and sugar confectionery products. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America; and International and Other. The North America segment is responsible for the traditional chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery market position of the company, as well as its grocery and snacks market positions, in the United States and Canada. The International and Other segment is the combination of all other operating segments which are not individually material, including those geographic regions where the company operates outside of North America. Its brands include Hershey's, Reese's, and Kisses. The company was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, PA.

Sector

Consumer Non-Durables

Industry

Food: Specialty and Candy

Employees

16140

CEO

Michele G. Buck

Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

Website

http://www.thehersheycompany.com

$8B

Total Revenue

16K

Employees

$27B

Market Capitalization

24.50

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$3595M

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$1665M

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$1116M

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$3.04

Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
The Hershey Co. HSY 27400.46 8007.00 16.17 24.50 13.94
McCormick & Co., Inc. MKC 24335.74 5427.00 6.63 32.66 13.74
The J. M. Smucker Co. SJM 11867.26 7801.00 1.46 15.35 9.94
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. LW 9328.62 3949.00 34.30 19.47 12.12
Post Holdings, Inc. POST 6372.17 5833.00 2.05 -43.00 -2.35
Flowers Foods, Inc. FLO 4706.40 4210.00 3.56 50.45 2.21
Lancaster Colony Corp. LANC 4411.40 1337.00 5.61 31.07 10.42
Hain Celestial Group, Inc. HAIN 3260.40 2245.00 2.22 -33.71 -4.33
Freshpet Inc. FRPT 3188.52 261.00 9.34 -2214.25 -0.59
J&J Snack Foods Corp. JJSF 2348.02 1194.00 2.80 28.87 6.81
Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. TR 2302.79 529.00 3.05 34.03 12.85
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. CALM 2180.99 1179.00 2.29 -34.77 -5.25
Hostess Brands, Inc. TWNK 1491.93 928.00 1.08 34.25 4.78
Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. FDP 1131.36 4453.00 0.67 26.19 0.97
Calavo Growers, Inc. CVGW 1119.24 1206.00 3.88 94.21 0.96
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. JBSS 1013.16 893.00 4.00 17.66 6.17
SunOpta, Inc. STKL 422.40 1221.00 3.90 -13.71 -2.55
Seneca Foods Corp. SENEA 301.32 1290.00 0.71 13.72 1.74
Seneca Foods Corp. SENEB 297.00 1290.00 0.70 13.52 1.74
Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc. NATR 182.00 367.00 1.34 22.75 2.17
Bridgford Foods Corp. BRID 152.10 192.00 2.23 33.14 2.44
Farmer Brothers Co. FARM 124.78 562.00 0.86 -3.43 -6.52
Farmer Brothers Co. FARM 124.78 562.00 0.86 -3.43 -6.52
RiceBran Technologies RIBT 27.65 26.00 1.10 -1.98 -53.57
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. RMCF 24.42 32.00 1.28 23.94 3.25
Planet Green Holdings Corp. PLAG 22.48 4.00 1.33 7.81 60.72
Coffee Holding Co., Inc. JVA 18.24 81.00 0.68 -60.80 -0.33

Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

HERSHEY FELDER: BEETHOVEN Live From Florence Will Benefit 19 Theatres, Arts Organizations and More

2d ago, source: BroadwayWorld

Cue a?oeOde to Joya??! Actor, playwright and pianist Hershey Felder's live streaming performance of Hershey Felder: Beethoven ...

The Hershey Company joins group pulling advertising from Facebook to protest its content

8d ago, source: MassLive

Baskin said the company complained to Facebook about its stance on hate speech earlier this month but was dissatisfied with ...

The Hershey Company Investing $135M In Virginia

2d ago, source: Business Facilities

The Hershey Company will invest $135 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Augusta County, VA. The company will increase production capacity at its existing facility in Stuarts Draft by ...

The Hershey Co. will halt spending on Facebook in July and cut its spend on the platform by a third for the remainder of the year

7d ago, source: Business Insider

The candy maker joins a growing list of companies boycotting Facebook, including Unilever, Verizon, Patagonia, The North Face, and Eddie Bauer.

Dallas Summer Musicals Presents HERSHEY FELDER: BEETHOVEN, LIVE FROM FLORENCE

4d ago, source: BroadwayWorld

Musicals announced today that it is one of a select group of U.S. arts organizations participating in the live stream event, ...

Hershey to expand Augusta County facility, creating more than 100 new jobs

5d ago, source: WDBJ on MSN.com

The expansion will add 90,000 square feet to the facility in Stuarts Draft, allowing for an increase in production capacity ...

Governor Northam Announces the Hershey Company to Invest $135 Million, Create 110 New Jobs in Augusta County

5d ago, source: Bearing Drift

Senator Emmett Hanger RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that The Hershey Company will invest $135 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Augusta County. The company will ...



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