HSY Hershey Company

Price (delayed)

$146.88

Market cap

$30.55B

P/E Ratio

30.6

Dividend/share

$3.12

EPS

$4.8

Enterprise value

$34.47B

Sector: Consumer Defensive
Industry: Confectioners
The Hershey Co. engages in the manufacture and market of chocolate and sugar confectionery products. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America; and International and Other. The North America segment is responsible for the traditional chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery market position of the company, as well as its grocery and snacks market positions, in the United States and Canada. The International and Other segment is the combination of all other operating segments which are not individually material, including those geographic regions where the company operates outside of North America. Its brands include Hershey's, Reese's, and Kisses. The company was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, PA.

Highlights

HSY's quick ratio has soared by 103% YoY and by 24% QoQ
HSY's equity is up by 4.9% since the previous quarter and by 4.7% year-on-year
Hershey's debt has increased by 23% YoY
The P/E is 13% above the last 4 quarters average of 27.0 and 3% above the 5-year quarterly average of 29.7

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of HSY
Market
Shares outstanding
208.02M
Market cap
$30.55B
Enterprise value
$34.47B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
30.6
Price to book (P/B)
17.42
Price to sales (P/S)
3.84
EV/EBIT
23.87
EV/EBITDA
19.88
EV/Sales
4.34
Earnings
Revenue
$7.95B
EBIT
$1.44B
EBITDA
$1.73B
Free cash flow
$1.4B
Per share
EPS
$4.8
Free cash flow per share
$6.72
Book value per share
$8.43
Revenue per share
$38.21
TBVPS
$27.01
Balance sheet
Total assets
$8.91B
Total liabilities
$7.15B
Debt
$5.08B
Equity
$1.75B
Working capital
$688.13M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
2.9
Current ratio
1.31
Quick ratio
0.77
Net debt/EBITDA
2.26
Margins
EBITDA margin
21.8%
Gross margin
44.2%
Net margin
13.5%
Operating margin
19%
Efficiency
Return on assets
12.5%
Return on equity
62%
Return on invested capital
21.6%
Return on capital employed
21.6%
Return on sales
18.2%
Dividend
Dividend yield
2.13%
DPS
$3.12
Payout ratio
65.1%

HSY stock price

How has the Hershey stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have Hershey's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$7.95B
Gross profit
$3.51B
Operating income
$1.51B
Net income
$1.07B
Gross margin
44.2%
Net margin
13.5%
Hershey's net margin has decreased by 13% YoY and by 2.9% from the previous quarter
The company's net income fell by 12% YoY and by 3.9% QoQ
HSY's operating margin is down by 11% year-on-year
HSY's operating income is down by 10% YoY

Growth

What is Hershey's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Hershey stock price valuation
P/E
30.6
P/B
17.42
P/S
3.84
EV/EBIT
23.87
EV/EBITDA
19.88
EV/Sales
4.34
The P/E is 13% above the last 4 quarters average of 27.0 and 3% above the 5-year quarterly average of 29.7
HSY's EPS is down by 11% YoY and by 3.6% QoQ
The stock's price to book (P/B) is 19% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 21.6 but 3.7% more than its last 4 quarters average of 16.8
HSY's equity is up by 4.9% since the previous quarter and by 4.7% year-on-year
The P/S is 24% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 3.1 and 3.8% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 3.7

Efficiency

How efficient is Hershey business performance
The ROE has contracted by 27% YoY and by 5% from the previous quarter
HSY's return on assets is down by 20% year-on-year and by 7% since the previous quarter
The ROIC has contracted by 17% YoY and by 6% from the previous quarter
HSY's ROS is down by 11% YoY

Dividends

What is HSY's dividend history
DPS
$3.12
Dividend yield
2.13%
Payout ratio
65.1%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Hershey financials performed over time
The company's total assets is 25% higher than its total liabilities
HSY's quick ratio has soared by 103% YoY and by 24% QoQ
The current ratio has grown by 49% YoY and by 32% from the previous quarter
Hershey's debt is 190% more than its equity
HSY's debt to equity is up by 18% year-on-year but it is down by 4.6% since the previous quarter
HSY's equity is up by 4.9% since the previous quarter and by 4.7% year-on-year

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.