Consumer Goods: Food & Beverage

The Hershey Co (HSY: NYSE)

$94.26 1.04 | 1.12%
10/21/14 - 04:03 PM ET
Company Profile
Price and Volume
Recent Price 94.26
52 Week High 108.69
52 Week Low 87.88
Avg. Daily Vol. (Mil) 1.13
Beta (3 year) 0.29
Share Related Items
Mkt Cap (Mil) 15,195.55
Shares Out (Mil) 221.83
Float (Mil) 149.59
Dividend Information
Yield % 2.30
Annual Dividend 2.14
Payout Ratio 52.00
Financial Strength
Quick Ratio 0.90
Current Ratio 1.80
LT Debt/ Equity 1.16
Total Debt / Equity 1.29
Valuation Ratios
Price Earnings 25.40
Price/Sales 2.88
Price/Book 13.53
Price/Cash Flow 20.10
Per Share Data
Earnings 3.70
Sales 32.73
Book Value 6.97
Cash Flow 4.70
Business Summary
Hershey Company is engaged in the manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing chocolate and sugar confectionery products, pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings and beverages; and gum and mint refreshment products.
General Information
100 Crystal A Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
www.thehersheycompany.com
Industry : Food & Beverage
Sector: Consumer Goods
Employees: 12600
CEO: Mr. John P. Bilbrey
Short Interest
Current Month (Mil) 3.29
Previous Month (Mil) 2.76
Short Interest Ratio (Days) 2.90
Management Effectiveness
Return on Equity 54.30
Return on Assets 16.20
Return on Investments 25.10
Profitability
Gross Margin 48.30
EBIT Margin 18.50
Profit Margin 11.60

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