Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY)
April 15th, 2019
Amidst falling markets Hershey Co closed Monday up 0.54%, a $0.63 increase to close on $116.74. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $116.80. While it is positive news the stock ended higher, the trading volumes were only 45.00% of normal which could be an indication of investor uncertainty. It’s expected that Hershey Co will report earnings within the next couple of weeks.
HSY was outperformed by the rest of the Consumer Staples sector which went up 0.69%.
Hershey Co is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 195 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, HSY represents about 0.09% of the S&P 500.
Results from 15 analysts suggest that Hershey Co might go down somewhat (-9.51%), while Finbox has calculated (with low uncertainty) a fair value price of $86.50.
The market sectors were mixed Monday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Consumer Staples saw the biggest increase of the day (0.69%), while Financials saw the biggest drop (-0.62%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 23.78%.
Healthcare saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -2.09%, as it went up 0.34%. Financials and Real Estate saw turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Financials with a drop of -0.62%.
- Consumer Staples went up with a 0.69% change.
- Healthcare went up with a 0.34% change.
- Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.21% change.
- Communication Services went up with a 0.18% change.
- Utilities stayed even with a 0.00% change.
- Information Technology went down with a -0.04% change.
- Materials went down with a -0.46% change.
- Industrials went down with a -0.52% change.
- Energy went down with a -0.57% change.
- Real Estate went down with a -0.60% change.
- Financials went down with a -0.62% 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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