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The Hershey Co PEG Ratio

: 2.55 (As of Today)
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PE Ratio without NRI / 5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate*

PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio without NRI divided by the growth ratio. The growth rate we use is the 5-Year EBITDA growth rate. As of today, The Hershey Co's PE Ratio without NRI is 26.47. The Hershey Co's 5-Year EBITDA growth rate is 10.40%. Therefore, The Hershey Co's PEG Ratio for today is 2.55.

* The 5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is the 5-year average EBITDA per share growth rate. While the denominator is a percentage, we use the whole number as opposed to the decimal form for the calculation. For example, 5% would be shown as 5 as opposed to 0.05. If it's smaller than or equal to 0, then the PEG Ratio is not calculated.


The historical rank and industry rank for The Hershey Co's PEG Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:HSY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63   Med: 3.14   Max: 53.24
Current: 2.55

1.63
53.24

During the past 13 years, The Hershey Co's highest PEG Ratio was 53.24. The lowest was 1.63. And the median was 3.14.


NYSE:HSY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 60 Companies
in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. NYSE:HSY: 2.55 )

Peter Lynch thinks a company with a P/E ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued.


The Hershey Co PEG Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for The Hershey Co's PEG Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

The Hershey Co Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
PEG Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 12.00 52.56 4.77 3.01 2.53

The Hershey Co Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
PEG Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.45 2.43 2.53 2.46 2.81

Competitive Comparison

For the Confectioners subindustry, The Hershey Co's PEG Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PEG Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

The Hershey Co PEG Ratio Distribution

For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and Consumer Defensive sector, The Hershey Co's PEG Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where The Hershey Co's PEG Ratio falls into.



The Hershey Co PEG Ratio Calculation

PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio without NRI divided by the growth ratio. The ratio we use is the 5-Year EBITDA growth rate.

The Hershey Co's PEG Ratio for today is calculated as

PEG Ratio=PE Ratio without NRI/5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate*
=26.468023255814/10.40
=2.55

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Note: The 5-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is the 5-year average EBITDA per share growth rate. While the denominator is a percentage, we use the whole number as opposed to the decimal form for the calculation. For example, 5% would be shown as 5 as opposed to 0.05. If it's smaller than or equal to 0, then the PEG Ratio is not calculated.


The Hershey Co  (NYSE:HSY) PEG Ratio Explanation

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG Ratio. PEG Ratio is defined as the P/E ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a P/E ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a P/E of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a P/E of 10.


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The Hershey Co Business Description

The Hershey Co logo
Industry
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
19 East Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA, USA, 17033
Hershey is a leading confectionery manufacturer in the U.S. (nearly a $25 billion market), controlling around 46% of the domestic chocolate space (per IRI). Beyond its namesake label, the firm's mix has expanded over the last 85 years and now consists of 90 brands, including Reese's, Kit Kat, Kisses, and Ice Breakers. Hershey's products are sold in about 85 countries, with just 10% of total sales coming from markets outside the U.S., including Brazil, China, India, and Mexico. The firm has sought inorganic opportunities to extend its reach beyond its core confection business, adding Amplify Snack Brands and its Skinny Pop ready-to-eat popcorn to its mix and Pirate Brands (including the Pirate's Booty, Smart Puffs, and Original Tings brands) over the past few years.
Executives
Atkins Damien officer: SVP, GC and Secretary THE HERSHEY COMPANY 100 CRYSTAL A DRIVE HERSHEY PA 17033
Arway Pamela M director 601 HAWAII ST. EL SEGUNDO CA 90245
Katzman James C director 6000 N. HOMESTEAD LANE PARADISE VALLEY AZ 85253
Palmer Anthony J. director P.O. BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261-9100
Davis Charles A director 1 CAPE MAY ST 1 CAPE MAY ST HARRISON NJ 07029
Dutkowsky Robert M director JD EDWARDS & CO ONE TECHNOLOGY WAY DENVER CO 80237
Haben Mary Kay director C/O EQUITY RESIDENTIAL TWO NORTH RIVERSIDE PLAZA, SUITE 400 CHICAGO IL 60606
Brown James W director FRANKLIN SQUARE CAPITAL PARTNERS 201 ROUSE BLVD. PHILADELPHIA PA 19112
Schoppert Wendy Lee director 6105 TRENTON LANE NORTH MINNEAPOLIS MN 55442
Shedlarz David L director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: SHEDLARZ DAVID L a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Malcolm Robert director C/O LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL S.A. RUE DU SABLON 2-4 MORGES V8 1110
Perez Juan R. director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Koken Mary Diane director THE HERSHEY COMPANY 100 CRYSTAL A DRIVE HERSHEY PA 17033
Crawford Victor L. director C/O THE PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP, INC. ONE PEPSI WAY SOMERS NY 10589
Buck Michele director, officer: Chairman, President and CEO THE HERSHEY COMPANY 100 CRYSTAL A DRIVE HERSHEY PA 17033

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