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The Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY)
Total Equity
\$786 Mil (As of Dec. 2016)

The Hershey Co's total equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$786 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. The Hershey Co's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$3.68. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. The Hershey Co's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was 3.79.

Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

The Hershey Co's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 5524.333 - 4738.477 = 786

The Hershey Co's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 5524.333 - 4738.477 = 786

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

The Hershey Co's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Shareholders Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (785.856 - 0) / 213.60 = 3.68

2. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

The Hershey Co's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (632.714 + 2347.455) / 785.856 = 3.79

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

The Hershey Co Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Total Equity 593 318 720 902 857 1,037 1,605 1,455 998 786

The Hershey Co Quarterly Data

 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Total Equity 1,455 1,266 1,150 889 998 831 728 895 786 845
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