What Should Investors Know About Hershey Company (HSY) Stock?

Large-cap consumer staples company Hershey Company has moved -1.8% this afternoon, reaching $189.69 per share. In contrast, the average analyst target price for the stock is $219.19.

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products and pantry items in the United States and internationally. The company is based in the United States. Hershey Company currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.2%.

Make Sure to Consider the Following Before Buying Hershey Company:

  • Hershey Company has moved -18.0% over the last year.

  • HSY has a forward P/E ratio of 18.8 based on its EPS guidance of 10.1.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.43.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 9.78

Hershey Company Has None

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 2,263,872 609,026 1,654,846 -8.49
2022 2,327,837 519,481 1,808,356 13.95
2021 2,082,884 495,877 1,587,007 26.15
2020 1,699,657 441,626 1,258,031 -12.98
2019 1,763,873 318,192 1,445,681 13.71
2018 1,599,993 328,601 1,271,392


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