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Consumer GoodsFood Producers
  • Price (USD)170.37
  • Today's Change-1.90 / -1.10%
  • Shares traded25.00
  • 1 Year change+30.80%
  • Beta0.3683
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About the company

The Hershey Company is a global confectionery company. The Company produces chocolate, snack and chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery. It operates through two segments: North America and International and Other. Its product offerings include chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products; snack items such as popcorn, protein bars and cookies, spreads, bars and snack bites/mixes, and meat snacks; and pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings and beverages. North America segment includes its operations in in the United States and Canada. International and Other segment includes its operations outside of North America. The Company offers its products under various brands, such as Hershey’s, Reese’s, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, barkTHINS, Cadbury, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Lancaster, Payday and Rolo.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)8.41bn
  • Net income in USD1.40bn
  • Incorporated1927
  • Employees15.20k
  • Location
    Hershey Co19 EAST CHOCOLATE AVENUEEXTERNAL RPTG & COMPLIANCEHERSHEY 17033United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (717) 534-4200
  • Fax+1 (302) 655-5049
  • Websitehttps://www.thehersheycompany.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
HSY:NYQ since
announced
Transaction
value
Lily's Sweets LLCAnnounced18 May 202118 May 2021Announced-1.23%--
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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
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
Revenue
(YOY change %)
Revenue
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
Dividend
(5 yr growth rate)
Kellogg Company13.94bn1.30bn21.48bn31.00k16.698.4611.901.543.783.6940.417.450.76817.329.81449,741.907.336.4510.979.2534.1434.319.558.070.43086.640.677868.101.410.359733.6515.88-1.802.86
McCormick & Company, Incorporated5.87bn764.50m23.00bn13.00k30.345.5425.793.922.842.8421.7915.540.50663.6312.68451,600.006.226.477.738.3241.0240.0312.2811.200.36368.020.573546.114.755.456.5913.2311.909.16
Tyson Foods, Inc.43.24bn2.08bn26.93bn139.00k12.861.698.140.62285.745.74119.2143.651.279.1219.83311,093.506.127.507.088.8414.0612.874.845.270.84268.480.392121.011.840.8614.0911.067.0233.24
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co68.28bn2.07bn34.23bn39.00k16.671.6411.170.50133.673.68121.3337.281.375.8623.931,750,718.004.173.576.525.277.406.293.052.360.8924--0.348450.80-0.4655-1.0124.40-0.9368-6.065.15
Hershey Co8.41bn1.40bn35.27bn15.20k25.3715.6320.684.196.716.7140.2210.900.93985.1912.55553,180.9015.6914.7221.2421.3246.2345.2716.6912.941.1013.310.665856.122.051.9911.2220.044.367.12
General Mills, Inc.18.63bn2.55bn36.12bn35.00k14.384.0711.871.944.124.1230.0914.530.59237.2610.62532,182.907.796.6210.919.1935.6335.2713.1510.490.50617.920.58664.404.51-0.004224.9612.30-8.343.25
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc6.20bn187.21m36.95bn13.70k81.351.7153.795.961.821.8245.4886.960.23182.144.18452,695.000.74824.700.82445.4436.6742.233.239.851.104.140.354464.18-1.0910.96-20.40-2.8913.688.92
Kraft Heinz Co26.42bn460.00m49.10bn38.00k112.750.976234.701.860.3560.42121.4441.120.26076.1512.01695,315.800.4607-0.07170.4995-0.077735.9435.291.77-0.30741.383.800.3504--4.847.38-85.79---1.66-1.21
Data as of Jun 24 2021. Currency figures normalised to Hershey Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

31.25%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Mar 202112.50m8.54%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Mar 202110.89m7.44%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 20216.74m4.60%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 31 Mar 20213.36m2.30%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 31 Mar 20212.84m1.94%
Victory Capital Management, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 31 Mar 20212.37m1.62%
Janus Capital Management LLCas of 31 Mar 20211.95m1.33%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 31 Mar 20211.91m1.31%
Champlain Investment Partners LLCas of 31 Mar 20211.68m1.15%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Mar 20211.50m1.03%
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