Hershey Company (The)(HSY): For the most recent quarter end, Hershey Company (The) reported Annual Earnings of $1.17. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $4.41. For the most recent quarter end, HSY reported a surprise Earnings per Share of 8.33% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $1.27 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $4.79. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $5.18 based on the consensus. Hershey based Hershey Company (The) Last reported the Quarter results on Dec 31, 2016 and the Next earnings date is scheduled to be released on Apr 25, 2017.
Hershey Company (The) has received $1.27 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Mar 2017 ,According to the estimate provided by 4 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 4 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $1.23 while the top line estimate is $1.29 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at 15.45%. Hershey Company (The) reported better than expected with a surprise EPS of 8.33% or $0.09 during its most recent quarterly earnings. The Actual EPS was $1.17 compared to the Estimated EPS of $1.08. According to the corporate earnings calendar, Hershey Company (The) will release next earnings on Apr 25, 2017 with an estimated EPS consensus of $1.27. Based on the consensus of stock financial advisors the stock has a price target of $108. Current year estimate on EPS consensus is $4.79. The Estimated EPS rate for Long term growth is $7.8.
Hershey Company (The) has a Price to Earnings ratio of 24.6 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 27.82. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, Hershey Company (The) has a price to cash ratio of 24.17. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 9.68% and Return on Equity of the stock is 110.82%.
Hershey Company (The) last declared its Dividend on Nov 21, 2016. For Dividend Investing Stock Market Traders Hershey Company (The) has a Dividend Yield of 2.28% with an Annual Dividend of $2.47. It has a Payout Ratio of 0.56 and the change in Dividend payout ratio is 0.03.
Hershey Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 3, 2017. The company reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.09. Analyst had a consensus of $1.08. The company had revenue of $1970.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1978.66 million. The companys revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.08 EPS.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 16, 2017, D Michael Wege (SVP, GS, India, ME, Comm & CSR) sold 1,100 shares at 108.11 per share price.On Feb 9, 2017, Michele Buck (EVP, Chief Operating Officer) sold 4,500 shares at 108.00 per share price.On Nov 9, 2016, Trust Co Trustee In Tr Hershey (10% owner) purchased 49,500 shares at 101.60 per share price.
Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY) rose 0.08% or 0.088 points on Wednesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $107.79 the stock was seen hitting $108.16 as a peak level and $107.58 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $107.95. The daily volume was measured at 839,770 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $117.79 and the 52-week low is $87.92. The company has a market cap of $22,910 million.
The Hershey Company is a leading snack food company and the largest North American manufacturer of quality chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products. Hershey markets such well-known brands as Hersheys, Reeses, Hersheys Kisses, Kit Kat, Almond Joy, Mounds, York, Jolly Rancher, Twizzlers, and Ice Breakers as well as innovative new products such as Swoops and Hersheys Smores. Hershey also offers a variety of snack products to consumers, including Hersheys Cookies, Mauna Loa macadamia nuts, and Hersheys Snack Barz.