With a market cap of has a large market cap size. The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 07/01/1985. The Hershey Company is in the Confectioners industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for The Hershey Company, is 1843.2, and so far today it has a volume of 2608500. Performance year to date since the 07/01/1985 is 24.98%.
To help you determine whether The Hershey Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 48.12 and forward P/E is 24.18. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The Hershey Company has a value for PEG of 6.43. P/S ratio is 3.21 and the P/B ratio is 28.68. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 59.05 respectively.
At the current price The Hershey Company is trading at, 110.14 (-0.51% today), The Hershey Company has a dividend yield of 2.12%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 99.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.29, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.28% after growing -38.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -3.50%, and -5.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.
The number of shares outstanding is 212.1, and the number of shares float is *TBA. The senior management bring insider ownership to 8.90%, and institutional ownership is at 78.00%. The float short is *TBA, with the short ratio at a value of 4. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.20%, and also a return on investment of 17.00%.
The ability for The Hershey Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.4. Long term debt/equity is 1.89 and total debt/equity is 3.12. In terms of margins, The Hershey Company has a gross margin of 45.40%, with its operating margin at 13.30%, and The Hershey Company has a profit margin of 6.80%.
The 52 week high is -6.49%, with 36.33% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 15.12% and the 200 day simple moving average is 21.76%.
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