Today’s top gainers include the company The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) which is in the industry Confectioners, gaining -0.66% today. In the last week its performance is -0.52%, and 6.35% for the past quarter. Currently, The Hershey Company, HSY has a target price of 104.92, so today’s gain of -0.66% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.15%.
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), has a market cap of 21184.08, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 76.30%.
At the current price of 99.13, it has a dividend yield of 2.49%, and its target price is 104.92. This is with a profit margin of 10.10%, and total debt/equity of 4.21. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has a P/E of 32.64, as well as a forward P/E of 21.7.
With a current EPS of 3.04, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.13%,The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 0.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.98%.
Performance for the year is 10.38%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 13.10%.
Volume today for The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), is 1433000, while its average volume is 1935.44. Whilst the total gain today was -0.66%, it did have a day high of -15.38%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.09%, and 1.28% for the month. The 52-week low for The Hershey Company, HSY has been 22.50%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.38%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 17.00%, and its return on assets is 13.60%. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has an operating margin of 16.60%. With a sales growth of 3.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Hershey Company, HSY is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 2.16, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.4 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of The Hershey Company? Well its PEG is 4.09, and the P/S is 2.89, along with a P/B of 29.24. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.