You Won't Regret Reading the Facts on Hershey.

Large-cap Consumer Staples company Hershey has logged a -2.0% change today on a trading volume of 1,870,504. The average volume for the stock is 2,006,550.

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. Based in Hershey, United States the company has 18,650 full time employees and a market cap of $39,839,113,216. Hershey currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 2.4% per year.

The company is now trading -5.15% away from its average analyst target price of $207.69 per share. The 22 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $170.0 to $239.0, and on average give Hershey a rating of hold.

Over the last 12 months HSY shares have declined by -23.2%, which represents a difference of -49.3% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $263.29 per share and its 52 week low is $178.82. Based on Hershey's average net margin growth of 1.8% over the last 6 years, its core business remains strong and the stock price may recover in the long term.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 11,164,992 1,861,787 17 6.25
2022 10,419,294 1,644,817 16 0.0
2021 8,971,337 1,477,512 16 0.0
2020 8,149,719 1,278,708 16 14.29
2019 7,986,252 1,149,692 14 -6.67
2018 7,791,069 1,177,562 15
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