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Target price
€190.50

€190.50

-0.620%
-1.18
-0.620%
€230.13
 
17.05.24 / Tradegate WKN: 851297 / Symbol: HSY / Name: Hershey / Stock / Food & Tobacco / Large Cap /
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Hershey Co. Stock

Hershey Co. shows a slight decrease today, losing -€1.180 (-0.620%) compared to yesterday.
We see a rather positive sentiment for Hershey Co. with 10 Buy predictions and 1 Sell predictions.
As a result the target price of 230 € shows a positive potential of 20.73% compared to the current price of 190.5 € for Hershey Co..

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Performance of Hershey Co. vs. its peers

Security Change(%) 1w 1m 1y YTD 3y 5y
Hershey Co. -0.620% 0.232% 11.364% -22.812% 13.901% 33.403% 64.593%
J.M. Smucker Corp. 0.140% -0.981% 3.013% -25.874% -6.772% -3.461% -7.132%
Campbell Soup Co. -0.440% 1.690% 5.532% -12.456% 9.846% 4.859% 22.964%
Mccormick & Comp. -0.440% -3.706% 0.532% -16.895% 10.627% -7.172% -2.338%

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Last updated at 2023-11-19

Looking at the financials for Hershey with US symbol HSY from the industry Food & Tobacco, it becomes evident that the company's position appears solid and stable. The company has seen a growth in total assets over the last three years, indicating financial expansion. Similarly, net income has also shown a positive trend. This general impression does not, of course, overlook potential risks and challenges. Let's take a deeper look at the financials and discern their strengths and weaknesses more explicitly.

Starting with the positive aspects, Hershey's total assets have been rising steadily throughout the years 2020, 2021, and 2022. This uplift highlights increased financial resourcefulness, a marker of healthy expansion and potential future growth. Additionally, Hershey's net income has also risen from 1.27 billion USD in 2020 to 1.64 billion USD in 2022, pointing towards increasing profitability.

Lending further strength to Hershey's financial profile is their healthy Revenue figures in the tens of billions, and stable Operating Margins. A closer look at their financial ratios indicates a relatively high Return on Equity (ROE) at 54.15%. The ROE figure refers to financial returns on shareholder's equity and a high return represents high efficiency in utilizing the firm's financial resources at its disposal.

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Prediction Sell
Perf. (%) 7.36%
Target price 169.952
Change
Ends at 12.02.25

The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an "equal weight" rating to an "underweight" rating. They now have a $183.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $191.00.
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Prediction Buy
Perf. (%) 7.48%
Target price 217.140
Change
Ends at 29.01.25

The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) was upgraded by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $235.00 price target on the stock.
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Prediction Buy
Perf. (%) 7.58%
Target price 236.300
Change
Ends at 17.10.24

The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) had its price target lowered by analysts at Bank of America Co. from $300.00 to $250.00. They now have a "buy" rating on the stock.
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