Consumer GoodsFood Producers
  • Price (USD)154.68
  • Today's Change0.85 / 0.55%
  • Shares traded592.63k
  • 1 Year change46.80%
  • Beta0.0458
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About the company

The Hershey Company is a producer of chocolate in North America. The Company's principal product offerings include chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products; pantry items, such as baking ingredients and beverages, and snack items, such as spreads, meat snacks, bars and snack bites and mixes. Its segments include North America, and International and Other. The North America segment includes its chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery business, as well as its grocery and snacks business. This includes developing and growing its business in chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery, pantry, food service and other snacking product lines. The Company distributes and sells confectionery products in export markets of Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and other regions. As of December 31, 2016, the Company marketed, sold and distributed its products under more than 80 brand names in approximately 70 countries across the world.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)7.91bn
  • Net income in USD1.27bn
  • Incorporated1927
  • Employees14.93k
  • Location
  • Phone+1 (717) 534-4200
  • Fax+1 (302) 655-5049
  • Websitehttp://www.thehersheycompany.com
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
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(YOY change %)
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McCormick & Company, Incorporated5.36bn708.50m22.96bn11.60k32.666.6227.824.285.295.2540.0426.100.51953.8310.66462,224.106.487.207.999.4040.9741.7412.479.700.36575.710.571747.6211.895.5832.3610.1911.108.87
Kellogg Company13.67bn720.00m24.03bn34.00k33.368.8119.391.762.112.1439.748.000.76787.419.86402,117.704.145.535.657.9331.7036.025.396.440.52225.730.705479.325.39-1.744.99-6.02-1.934.10
Archer Daniels Midland Co64.27bn1.16bn25.03bn31.60k21.891.3311.670.38952.052.11113.6633.881.587.2830.792,033,987.002.874.
Hershey Co7.91bn1.27bn32.14bn14.93k25.5118.3620.684.076.036.0737.498.380.974.609.50529,539.8015.5313.8824.0321.6346.1945.2716.0110.560.471412.460.719660.703.671.7455.877.35-1.318.77
Tyson Foods, Inc.42.41bn2.02bn32.14bn141.00k15.812.2910.270.75795.565.56116.6638.481.369.8121.77300,744.706.546.747.907.9611.8411.994.804.440.55526.780.456219.955.872.450.09918.5414.7837.97
General Mills, Inc.16.78bn2.11bn32.81bn40.00k15.664.2512.191.953.463.4827.5412.760.55186.459.62419,582.506.826.289.338.7735.4235.1412.359.340.37486.150.617669.367.15-1.198.58-0.8803-4.124.81
Kraft Heinz Co25.34bn-10.79bn37.47bn38.00k--0.725--1.48-8.86-8.8820.7442.320.22775.2912.70666,868.40-9.76-0.2743-10.56-0.29732.7135.08-42.84-1.200.65493.920.3719--0.736333.31-355.98--32.53--
Data as of Jan 24 2020. Currency figures normalised to Hershey Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

33.51%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201912.25m8.26%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Sep 201911.53m7.78%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 20197.56m5.09%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 30 Sep 20194.83m3.26%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 30 Sep 20192.89m1.95%
APG Asset Management NVas of 30 Sep 20192.77m1.87%
Janus Capital Management LLCas of 30 Sep 20192.56m1.73%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 30 Sep 20192.06m1.39%
Voya Investment Management Co. LLCas of 30 Sep 20191.65m1.11%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Sep 20191.60m1.08%
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