Hershey Company (HSY)


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the hershey company, headquartered in hershey, pa., is a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world through its chocolate, sweets, mints and other great-tasting snacks. hershey has approximately 18,000 employees around the world who work every day to deliver delicious, quality products. the company, which has more than 80 brands around the world that drive over $7.4 billion in annual revenues, includes such iconic brand names as hershey's, reese's, hershey's kisses, jolly rancher and ice breakers. hershey is focused on growing its presence in key international markets while continuing to build its competitive advantage in north america. additionally, hershey is poised to expand its portfolio into categories beyond confectionery, finding new ways to bring goodness to people everywhere. at hershey, goodness has always been about more than delicious products. for 120 years, hershey has been committed to good business by operating fairly, ethically and sustainably

Financial Statements

Key Info

  • Industry: Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing from Cacao Beans
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • CEO Name: Michele Buck

Key Statistics

  • Stock Price: $194.5
  • Dividend Yield: 2.4%
  • Market Capitalization: $39,888,060,000
  • Shares Outstanding: 205,080,000
  • Number of Employees: 8,480
  • Trailing 12-Month EPS: $9.06
  • Trailing 12-Month DPS: $4.76
  • Payout Ratio: 52.5%

Important Dates

  • Next Earnings Date: 2024-05-02
  • Next Ex-Dividend Date: 2024-02-16

Price Trends

  • Current Stock Price: $194.5
  • 52-week high: $272.36
  • 52-week low: $177.55
  • 200-day moving average: $191.51
  • 50-day moving average: $192.96


  • 1-Month Price Return: 4.5%
  • 3-Month Price Return: 5.1%
  • 6-Month Price Return: -2.1%
  • 1-Year Price Return: -21.9%
  • 2-Year Price Return: -7.1%
  • 5-Year Price Return: 86.4%

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