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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.07
HSY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. HSY: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
HSY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity-to-Asset 0.16
HSY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HSY: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
HSY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.16
0.09
0.62
Interest Coverage 11.41
HSY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 1391 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. HSY: 11.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HSY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.79  Med: 10.31 Max: 15.89
Current: 11.41
3.79
15.89
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 6.74
Beneish M-Score: -2.80
WACC vs ROIC
2.49%
20.37%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.78
HSY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 5.83 vs. HSY: 14.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
HSY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.28  Med: 16.09 Max: 18.76
Current: 14.78
9.28
18.76
Net Margin % 8.95
HSY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. HSY: 8.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
HSY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.33  Med: 9.34 Max: 11.48
Current: 8.95
4.33
11.48
ROE % 82.16
HSY's ROE % is ranked higher than
97% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 8.48 vs. HSY: 82.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
HSY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.56  Med: 65.6 Max: 83.95
Current: 82.16
33.56
83.95
ROA % 12.16
HSY's ROA % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. HSY: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HSY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 13.04 Max: 16.23
Current: 12.16
5.1
16.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 41.66
HSY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 13.29 vs. HSY: 41.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HSY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.79  Med: 53.02 Max: 68.91
Current: 41.66
20.79
68.91
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.20
HSY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. HSY: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HSY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 7 Max: 11.8
Current: 3.2
-1.9
11.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 0.70
HSY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. HSY: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HSY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.2  Med: 9.3 Max: 23.6
Current: 0.7
-7.2
23.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -2.60
HSY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. HSY: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
HSY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.4  Med: 11.2 Max: 44
Current: -2.6
-25.4
44
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with The Hershey Co $HSY.
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

HSY Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 20,981 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 128,500 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 40,471 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 11,000 sh (+22.22%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 28,281 sh (+1.21%)
Tom Gayner 24,100 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 10,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 175,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 3,590,581 sh (-5.68%)
Jim Simons 1,116,400 sh (-26.79%)
Mairs and Power 50,002 sh (-27.48%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,832 sh (-97.00%)
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Q4 2016

HSY Guru Trades in Q4 2016

George Soros 3,400 sh (New)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 310,000 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 1,821,280 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 139,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 75,000 sh (+257.47%)
Mario Gabelli 11,800 sh (+7.27%)
Pioneer Investments 3,834,779 sh (+6.80%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 29,533 sh (+4.43%)
Tom Gayner 24,100 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 175,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Mairs and Power 49,835 sh (-0.33%)
Jim Simons 912,100 sh (-18.30%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,915 sh (-70.35%)
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Q1 2017

HSY Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Lee Ainslie 26,030 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 65,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 23,342 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 269,783 sh (+9154.99%)
Jim Simons 1,060,000 sh (+16.22%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 32,017 sh (+8.41%)
Pioneer Investments 3,965,863 sh (+3.42%)
Mairs and Power 50,085 sh (+0.50%)
Mario Gabelli 11,800 sh (unchged)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 310,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 24,100 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 768,316 sh (-57.81%)
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Q2 2017

HSY Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 1,699,400 sh (+60.32%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 44,189 sh (+38.02%)
Tom Gayner 24,100 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 11,800 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 50,085 sh (unchged)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 262,078 sh (-2.86%)
Pioneer Investments 3,774,614 sh (-4.82%)
First Eagle Investment 541,500 sh (-29.52%)
Caxton Associates 20,000 sh (-69.23%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HSY

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
First Eagle Investment 2017-06-30 Reduce -29.52%0.06%$106.41 - $115.96 $ 106.93-3%541,500
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Reduce -2.86%0.01%$106.41 - $115.96 $ 106.93-3%262,078
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.16%$106.41 - $115.96 $ 106.93-3%0
First Eagle Investment 2017-03-31 Reduce -57.81%0.28%$103.45 - $109.61 $ 106.93-0%768,316
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 9154.99%0.37%$103.45 - $109.61 $ 106.93-0%269,783
George Soros 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$103.45 - $109.61 $ 106.93-0%0
First Eagle Investment 2016-12-31 New Buy0.48%$94.63 - $104.44 $ 106.938%1,821,280
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2016-12-31 New Buy0.15%$94.63 - $104.44 $ 106.938%310,000
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Add 7.27%$94.63 - $104.44 $ 106.938%11,800
George Soros 2016-12-31 New Buy0.01%$94.63 - $104.44 $ 106.938%3,400
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Reduce -70.35%0.01%$94.63 - $104.44 $ 106.938%2,915
Mario Gabelli 2016-09-30 Add 22.22%$94.64 - $113.89 $ 106.931%11,000
Joel Greenblatt 2016-09-30 Reduce -97.00%0.44%$94.64 - $113.89 $ 106.931%9,832
George Soros 2016-09-30 Sold Out 0.05%$94.64 - $113.89 $ 106.931%0
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Confectioners    NAICS: 311352    SIC: 2066
Compare:NYSE:TR, NAS:RMCF, OTCPK:PARF, NAS:MDLZ » details
Traded in other countries:HSHY34.Brazil, HSY.Germany, HSYFB.USA,
Headquarter Location:USA
The Hershey Co operates as a confectionery manufacturer in the United States engaged in the chocolate industry. The firm has more than 80 brands, including Hershey's, Reese's, Kit Kat, Twizzlers, and Ice Breakers with a business presence across the world.

Hershey is a leading confectionery manufacturer in the United States (about a $24 billion market), controlling nearly 46% share of the domestic chocolate market. Over its 85-year history, the firm has developed a product portfolio that consists of more than 80 brands, including Hershey's, Reese's, Kit Kat, Twizzlers, and Ice Breakers. Hershey's products are sold in more than 70 countries, with just 12% of total sales coming from markets outside the United States, including Brazil, China, India, and Mexico.

Top Ranked Articles about The Hershey Co

A Look at Hershey and Mondelez Comparative analysis of two companies based on profitability potential
On Aug. 2, Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) reported revenues of $6 billion and earnings of 32 cents per diluted share for the three months ending June 30. Although the company’s earnings increased 10.3% year over year, Mondelez has lower growth potential than The Hershey Co. (NYSE:HSY). Read more...
Hershey Stock Down After Disappointing International Performance Company approves dividend increase despite modest outlook
The Hershey Co. (NYSE:HSY), a major U.S. confectionery manufacturer, reported weak results in its international markets, including a 2.1% decrease in volume. Read more...
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund Gains 1 New Holding, Divests 3 Others Fund releases 2nd-quarter portfolio
During the second quarter, the T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) established one new position and divested three others. Read more...
DAGOBA Organic Chocolate Announces the One for All Cacao Project
Hershey Recognized by Civic 50 for ‘Bringing Goodness’ to Communities
Hershey Expands Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion With New Pledges and Accolades
Latest Hershey CSR Report Highlights Shared Goodness Promise With Progress in Social, Environmental And Workplace Programs
What’s the Next Berkshire Hathaway Acquisition? With a growing cash pile, Buffett needs to bag another big target soon
With the Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B)  annual meeting convening this Saturday, many investors are wondering what and when the company's next big acquisition will be. Berkshire has around $75 billion in cash and the speculation has been that Warren Buffett (TradesPortfolio) is looking for companies with market values of $25 to $75 billion. I built a screen to find companies in that ballpark that also have economic moats, and then created a list of potential prospects. Read more...
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 50.43
HSY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 20.17 vs. HSY: 50.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
HSY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.57  Med: 26.28 Max: 62.61
Current: 50.43
18.57
62.61
Forward PE Ratio 22.37
HSY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 19.19 vs. HSY: 22.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 50.43
HSY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
88% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 20.44 vs. HSY: 50.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
HSY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.57  Med: 26.31 Max: 62.68
Current: 50.43
18.57
62.68
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 66.38
HSY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
86% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. HSY: 66.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HSY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.84  Med: 25.01 Max: 76.29
Current: 66.38
9.84
76.29
PB Ratio 26.61
HSY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. HSY: 26.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HSY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.17  Med: 16.22 Max: 33.21
Current: 26.61
11.17
33.21
PS Ratio 3.06
HSY's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1522 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. HSY: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HSY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.51 Max: 3.42
Current: 3.06
1.4
3.42
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 32.69
HSY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 21.03 vs. HSY: 32.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HSY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.79  Med: 24.84 Max: 59.01
Current: 32.69
8.79
59.01
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 24.10
HSY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. HSY: 24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HSY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.59  Med: 16.99 Max: 29.4
Current: 24.1
7.59
29.4
EV-to-EBIT 23.75
HSY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
74% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. HSY: 23.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HSY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.4  Med: 17 Max: 26.9
Current: 23.75
12.4
26.9
EV-to-EBITDA 18.87
HSY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. HSY: 18.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HSY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10  Med: 13.5 Max: 20.7
Current: 18.87
10
20.7
PEG Ratio 15.39
HSY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. HSY: 15.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
HSY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 2.54 Max: 63.49
Current: 15.39
1.22
63.49
Shiller PE Ratio 40.52
HSY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 27.06 vs. HSY: 40.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
HSY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.94  Med: 30.79 Max: 46.02
Current: 40.52
17.94
46.02
Current Ratio 1.10
HSY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. HSY: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HSY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.1
0.68
2.39
Quick Ratio 0.56
HSY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. HSY: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HSY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.41
Current: 0.56
0.31
1.41
Days Inventory 71.95
HSY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 1465 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 63.65 vs. HSY: 71.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HSY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.04  Med: 63.16 Max: 71.95
Current: 71.95
59.04
71.95
Days Sales Outstanding 20.27
HSY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 38.44 vs. HSY: 20.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HSY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.27  Med: 28.4 Max: 35.95
Current: 20.27
20.27
35.95
Days Payable 40.46
HSY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 45.10 vs. HSY: 40.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HSY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.55  Med: 43.13 Max: 46.04
Current: 40.46
24.55
46.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.31
HSY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
62% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. HSY: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
HSY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 2.32 Max: 3.73
Current: 2.31
1.68
3.73
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.79
HSY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. HSY: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
HSY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.6 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.79
0.5
1.22
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 9.90
HSY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. HSY: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
HSY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 10.3 Max: 19
Current: 9.9
1.4
19
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.44
HSY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. HSY: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.04
HSY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
100% of the 2115 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. HSY: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
HSY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.96  Med: 4.09 Max: 6.57
Current: 4.04
2.96
6.57
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.80
HSY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. HSY: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HSY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.6 Max: 6.3
Current: 1.8
0
6.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.20
HSY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. HSY: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
HSY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.44 Max: 3.9
Current: 3.2
1.42
3.9
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 3.51
HSY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
97% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. HSY: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.22
HSY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1442 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. HSY: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HSY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.22
0.35
1.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.21
HSY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
61% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 5.39 vs. HSY: 4.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HSY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 5.9 Max: 8.1
Current: 4.21
3.7
8.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 4.42
HSY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Confectioners industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. HSY: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
HSY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.8 Max: 21.3
Current: 4.42
0.8
21.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,516.37
EPS (TTM) $ 2.12
Beta0.06
Short Percentage of Float0.96%
52-Week Range $94.03 - 116.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)212.45

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 7,523 7,676 7,851
EPS ($) 4.82 5.30 5.59
EPS without NRI ($) 4.82 5.30 5.59
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.59%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.81 3.02 3.46
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
A Look at Hershey and Mondelez Aug 02 2017 
Hershey Stock Down After Disappointing International Performance Jul 26 2017 
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends Jul 26 2017 
T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund Gains 1 New Holding, Divests 3 Others Jul 18 2017 
Dividend Kings in Focus: Tootsie Roll Jun 27 2017 
DAGOBA Organic Chocolate Announces the One for All Cacao Project Jun 22 2017 
Hershey Recognized by Civic 50 for ‘Bringing Goodness’ to Communities Jun 21 2017 
Hershey Expands Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion With New Pledges and Accolades Jun 15 2017 
Latest Hershey CSR Report Highlights Shared Goodness Promise With Progress in Social, Environmental Jun 14 2017 
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