Today’s top gainers include the company The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) which is in the industry Confectioners, gaining -1.36% today. In the last week its performance is 14.27%, and 21.81% for the past quarter. Currently, The Hershey Company, HSY has a target price of 91.54, so today’s gain of -1.36% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.22%.
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), has a market cap of 24215.9, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 8.90%, and institutional ownership is 78.00%.
At the current price of 111.95, it has a dividend yield of 2.08%, 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 48.91, as well as a forward P/E of 24.6.
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 27.64%. Since its IPO date on 07/01/1985, the total performance to date is 27.04%.
Volume today for The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), is 6592237, while its average volume is 1616.01. Whilst the total gain today was -1.36%, it did have a day high of -4.96%.
Volatility for this week has been at 6.07%, and 2.61% for the month. The 52-week low for The Hershey Company, HSY has been 38.57%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.96%.
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 6.54, and the P/S is 3.33, along with a P/B of 29.15. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.