Today’s top gainers include the company The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) which is in the industry Confectioners, gaining 0.69% today. In the last week its performance is 13.57%, and 19.74% for the past quarter. Currently, The Hershey Company, HSY has a target price of 91.54, so today’s gain of 0.69% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.65%.
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), has a market cap of 23640.52, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 8.90%, and institutional ownership is 78.00%.
At the current price of 110.04, it has a dividend yield of 2.13%, and its target price is 91.54. This is with a profit margin of 6.80%, and total debt/equity of 3.12. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has a P/E of 47.75, as well as a forward P/E of 24.01.
With a current EPS of 2.29, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.18%,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 7.48%.
Performance for the year is 22.90%. Since its IPO date on 07/01/1985, the total performance to date is 24.02%.
Volume today for The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), is 683703, while its average volume is 1794.44. Whilst the total gain today was 0.69%, it did have a day high of -6.58%.
Volatility for this week has been at 6.77%, and 2.80% for the month. The 52-week low for The Hershey Company, HSY has been 36.20%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.58%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 17.00%, and its return on assets is 9.20%. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has an operating margin of 13.30%. With a sales growth of -5.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Hershey Company, HSY is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.89, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.4 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of The Hershey Company? Well its PEG is 6.38, and the P/S is 3.25, along with a P/B of 28.46. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.