Consumer Staples Food Producers
  • Price (USD)243.03
  • Today's Change-1.51 / -0.62%
  • Shares traded262.81k
  • 1 Year change+16.64%
  • Beta0.3051
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About the company

The Hershey Company is a confectionery company. It produces snack, mints, chocolate, and non-chocolate confectionery. Its segments include North America Confectionery, North America Salty Snacks, and International. North America Confectionery segment consists of traditional chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery markets in the United States and Canada. This includes chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery, gum and refreshment products, protein bars, spreads, snack bites and mixes, as well as pantry, and food service lines. North America Salty Snacks segment includes salty snacking products in the United States. This includes ready-to-eat popcorn, baked and trans-fat free snacks, pretzels, and other snacks. The international segment has operations and manufactures products in Mexico, Brazil, India, and Malaysia for consumers in these regions, and distributes and sells confectionery products in export markets of Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Africa and other regions.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)10.42bn
  • Net income in USD1.64bn
  • Incorporated1927
  • Employees18.08k
  • Location
    Hershey CoRPTG & COMPLIANCE, 100 CRYSTAL A DRIVEP O Box 810-EXTERNALHERSHEY 17033-0810United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (717) 534-4200
  • Fax+1 (302) 655-5049
  • Websitehttps://www.thehersheycompany.com/
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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)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
SYSCO Corporation73.58bn1.42bn37.61bn71.00k26.7026.1617.140.51112.772.77143.842.833.3813.7416.121,036,341.006.535.1510.347.8518.0718.541.931.770.68365.730.882683.7733.804.39159.203.53-1.617.99
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co101.56bn4.34bn42.04bn42.00k9.991.737.790.41397.707.70180.3044.391.756.4324.662,418,000.007.535.0212.627.757.456.934.303.180.8532--0.271634.0619.1310.8060.4428.984.694.56
Kraft Heinz Co26.49bn2.36bn46.48bn37.00k19.820.954814.081.751.911.9121.4539.740.2885.7212.99715,810.802.58-0.94952.86-1.0431.0933.408.94-3.680.47035.560.2911--1.700.3118204.12-9.72-5.16-8.17
General Mills, Inc.19.37bn2.91bn47.55bn32.50k16.854.7014.062.464.794.7931.8817.150.60716.6510.76595,913.908.866.8312.379.4332.6934.7514.5911.710.34858.500.530956.784.783.9915.7110.31-3.641.22
Hershey Co10.42bn1.64bn49.89bn18.08k33.9915.1924.654.797.197.1944.1716.100.97555.4815.07576,447.8015.4015.3821.0720.8943.1844.9415.7915.500.444316.470.592248.7516.146.7511.3216.9915.058.74
Data as of Mar 21 2023. Currency figures normalised to Hershey Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

31.66%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 28 Feb 202314.70m10.00%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Dec 202210.51m7.15%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 20227.20m4.90%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 31 Dec 20223.20m2.18%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 31 Dec 20222.67m1.81%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 20221.91m1.30%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 20221.78m1.21%
American Century Investment Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 20221.58m1.08%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 31 Dec 20221.56m1.06%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Dec 20221.44m0.98%
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