(NYSE:HSY) Hershey Co Breaks 52 Week High Bar Of $117.22

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Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY)

April 16th, 2019

With markets going up Hershey Co closed Tuesday up 0.08%, a $0.09 increase to close on $116.83. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $117.22. It’s expected that Hershey Co will report earnings within the next couple of weeks.

HSY outperformed the rest of the Consumer Staples sector which went down -0.06% today.

Hershey Co is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 274 stocks that increased today. Weighted by market cap, HSY represents about 0.09% of the S&P 500.

Forecasts from 15 analysts points to the possibility that Hershey Co could drop somewhat (-10.00%), while Finbox has calculated (with low uncertainty) a fair value price of $86.72.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Tuesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Financials saw the biggest increase of the day (1.37%), while Real Estate saw the biggest drop (-2.38%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 23.78%.

Energy saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -1.22%, as it went up 0.64%. Real Estate and Utilities both saw turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Real Estate with a drop of -2.38%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Financials went up with a 1.37% change.
  • Energy went up with a 0.64% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 0.59% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.49% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.48% change.
  • Materials went up with a 0.47% change.
  • Communication Services went up with a 0.21% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.06% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -1.39% change.
  • Healthcare went down with a -2.03% change.
  • Real Estate went down with a -2.38% change.

Hershey Co Info

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells confectionery products. The company operates through two segments, North America; and International and Other. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products comprising mints, chewing gums, and bubble gums; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items, including spreads, meat snacks, bars and snack bites, mixes, popcorn and protein bars, and cookies. The company provides its products primarily under the Hershey’s, Reese’s, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, barkTHINS, Cadbury, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Lancaster, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Scharffen Berger, Dagoba, Ice Breakers, Breathsavers, and Bubble Yum brands, as well as under the Krave, Popwell, SkinnyPop, Pirate’s Boot, Oatmega, Paqui, Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, Nutrine, Maha Lacto, Jumpin, Sofit, and Tyrrells brands. It markets and sells its products to wholesale distributors, chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, and department stores. The Hershey Company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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