The Hershey Company (HSY)

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Company Description

The Hershey Company is a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world through its chocolate, sweets, mints and other great-tasting snacks. Hershey employees around the world who work every day to deliver delicious, quality products. The company has more than 80 brands around the world, including such iconic brand names as Hershey's, Reese's, Hershey's Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Ice Breakers and Brookside. Building on its core business, Hershey is expanding its portfolio to include a broader range of delicious snacks. At Hershey, goodness has always been about more than delicious products. Hershey has been committed to operating fairly, ethically and sustainably. Today, the company continues this social purpose through 'Nourishing Minds,' a global initiative that provides basic nutrition to help children learn and grow.

Financials, Fundamental Metrics & Ratios
Revenue (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $7.99B
Net Income (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $1.15B
PE Ratio (Current Year Earnings Estimate) 22.59
PE Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 22.27
PEG Ratio (Long Term Growth Estimate) 2.95
Price to Sales Ratio (Trailing 12 Months) 3.37
Price to Book Ratio (Most Recent Quarterly Book Value per Share) 16.14
Price to Cash Ratio (Most Recent Annual Cash Flow per Share) 16.72
Pre-Tax Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 16.48%
Net Margin (Trailing 12 Months) 13.94%
Return on Equity (Trailing 12 Months) 71.52%
Return on Assets (Trailing 12 Months) 14.77%
Current Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.99
Quick Ratio (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 0.70
Debt to Common Equity (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) 2.06
Inventory Turnover (Trailing 12 Months) 4.94
Book Value per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $8.36
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Quarter) $1.63
Earnings per Share (Most Recent Fiscal Year) $5.78
Diluted Earnings per Share (Trailing 12 Months) $5.29
Stock
Exchange NYSE
Sector Consumer Defensive
Industry Confectioners
Common Shares Outstanding 208.01M
Free Float 146.87M
Market Capitalization $27.01B
Average Volume (Last 20 Days) 1.25M
Beta (Past 60 Months) 0.16
Percentage Held By Insiders (Latest Annual Proxy Report) 29.39%
Percentage Held By Institutions (Latest 13F Reports) 52.54%
Annual Dividend (Based on Last Quarter) $3.09
Dividend Yield (Based on Last Quarter) 2.38%