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  • Price (USD)225.76
  • Today's Change0.58 / 0.26%
  • Shares traded690.70k
  • 1 Year change+27.09%
  • Beta0.3378
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About the company

The Hershey Company is a confectionery company. It produces snack, 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 also distributes and sells confectionery products in export markets of Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Africa and other regions.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)9.72bn
  • Net income in USD1.63bn
  • Incorporated1927
  • Employees16.62k
  • 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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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
HSY:NYQ since
announced
Transaction
value
Pretzels LLCDeal completed10 Nov 202110 Nov 2021Deal completed28.14%--
Dot's Pretzels LLCDeal completed10 Nov 202110 Nov 2021Deal completed28.14%1.22bn
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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)
McCormick & Company, Incorporated6.34bn683.20m24.23bn14.00k35.505.2428.673.802.532.5323.4617.140.4923.1712.76452,778.605.036.006.417.7137.7139.7010.2211.390.31287.330.537346.6912.797.451.069.8512.579.60
Kellogg Company14.58bn1.49bn25.58bn31.00k17.427.7913.161.764.344.3442.489.700.78486.6910.02470,258.107.967.1611.7510.2230.1433.5810.149.090.426915.040.60660.732.981.8115.9816.311.752.52
Tyson Foods, Inc.52.36bn4.06bn28.74bn137.00k7.121.485.420.545111.1511.15144.0353.761.469.2721.63382,160.6011.327.7213.399.1215.0913.647.775.630.848115.060.299422.228.954.9947.8411.5011.7124.30
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc12.64bn635.00m30.63bn24.00k49.411.5517.052.482.492.4949.5579.470.31523.045.96526,458.301.612.891.793.2934.4437.905.106.541.004.280.3729100.41129.2630.19-25.64-7.8825.725.97
General Mills, Inc.18.99bn2.71bn45.89bn32.50k17.554.4114.472.434.424.4231.0117.600.60366.8311.41584,393.908.346.8311.539.4333.7334.7513.8111.710.40188.830.518656.784.783.9915.7110.31-3.641.22
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co94.36bn3.60bn46.45bn41.00k13.191.9210.080.49666.346.34166.4343.481.676.7421.412,301,561.006.444.0110.466.027.396.573.852.630.9027--0.318144.1432.476.4653.3416.165.804.28
Hershey Co9.72bn1.63bn46.80bn16.62k31.6316.0523.454.777.167.1641.0214.110.99884.7616.39585,124.6016.7815.0522.4220.8044.4245.6016.8014.330.369717.550.633951.9910.083.8115.5515.4612.977.26
Kraft Heinz Co25.63bn1.28bn47.06bn36.00k37.340.969821.431.851.031.2320.8039.830.27175.5812.34712,000.001.37-0.60481.53-0.658931.9734.485.04-2.480.5163.480.2992---0.5461-0.197182.55-25.63-6.21-7.40
Data as of Aug 12 2022. Currency figures normalised to Hershey Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

32.03%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 202213.68m9.37%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 20229.92m6.80%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 20227.32m5.02%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 30 Jun 20223.67m2.52%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 20223.04m2.08%
Columbia Management Investment Advisers LLCas of 31 Mar 20222.46m1.69%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 20221.81m1.24%
Janus Henderson Investors US LLCas of 31 Mar 20221.77m1.21%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 20221.66m1.14%
American Century Investment Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 20221.41m0.96%
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Data from 31 Mar 2022 - 30 Jun 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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