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Market Price

218.76 

-1.25 -0.6%

as of Jan 27 '23

52 Week Range:

173.05 242.60


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products and pantry items in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: North America Confectionery, North America Salty Snacks, and International. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products, including mints, chewing gums, and bubble gums; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items comprising spreads, meat snacks, bars and snack bites, mixes, popcorn, and protein bars. The company provides its products primarily under the Hershey's, Reese's, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, barkTHINS, Cadbury, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Ice Breakers, Breath Savers, Bubble Yum, Lily's, SkinnyPop, Pirates Booty, Paqui, Dot's Homestyle Pretzels, and ONE Bar brands, as well as under the Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, and Sofit brands. It markets and sells its products to wholesale distributors, chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, and department stores. The company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Oct '17 Dec '18 Dec '19 Dec '20 Oct '21
Equity (BVPS) 3.18
3.31
4.35
5.75
3.75
3.99
3.27
5.15
7.51
8.10
10.80
growth rate 4.1% 31.4% 32.2% -34.8% 6.4% -18.1% 57.5% 45.8% 7.9% 33.3%
Earnings BIT 1,455.72
1,460.44
1,310.37
1,552.71
1,730.47
1,697.26
1,807.44
2,048.59
growth rate 0.3% -10.3% 18.5% 11.5% -1.9% 6.5% 13.3%
Avg.PE 30.23
30.95
22.60
16.67
26.92
20.13
28.84
growth rate 2.4% -27.0% -26.2% 61.5% -25.2% 43.3%
ROA 14.48
14.42
16.23
15.42
9.35
13.25
14.14
17.77
14.51
14.81
15.12
growth rate -0.4% 12.6% -5.0% -39.4% 41.7% 6.7% 25.7% -18.4% 2.1% 2.1%
ROE 71.83
70.10
62.12
55.36
41.82
80.73
92.05
101.77
73.28
64.36
59.20
growth rate -2.4% -11.4% -10.9% -24.5% 93.0% 14.0% 10.6% -28.0% -12.2% -8.0%
ROIC 25.21
25.46
26.99
25.01
15.85
21.69
22.36
26.68
21.03
21.19
20.84
growth rate 1.0% 6.0% -7.3% -36.6% 36.9% 3.1% 19.3% -21.2% 0.8% -1.7%
Cur. Ratio 1.74
1.44
1.77
1.16
0.83
0.95
0.96
0.93
1.05
1.57
0.90
growth rate -17.2% 22.9% -34.5% -28.5% 14.5% 1.1% -3.1% 12.9% 49.5% -42.7%
Quick Ratio 0.93
0.81
1.13
0.55
0.43
0.46
0.47
0.49
0.53
0.93
0.40
growth rate -12.9% 39.5% -51.3% -21.8% 7.0% 2.2% 4.3% 8.2% 75.5% -57.0%
Leverage 5.20
4.59
3.34
3.87
5.36
7.03
6.07
5.51
4.68
4.08
3.78
growth rate -11.7% -27.2% 15.9% 38.5% 31.2% -13.7% -9.2% -15.1% -12.8% -7.4%
Balance Sheet Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Oct '17 Dec '18 Dec '19 Dec '20 Oct '21
Acct.Receivable 634.80
599.07
581.38
588.26
594.15
568.51
615.23
671.46
growth rate -5.6% -3.0% 1.2% 1.0% -4.3% 8.2% 9.1%
Acct.Payable 482.02
474.27
522.54
523.23
502.31
550.83
580.06
692.34
growth rate -1.6% 10.2% 0.1% -4.0% 9.7% 5.3% 19.4%
Cur.Assets 2,247.05
1,848.60
1,816.78
2,001.91
2,239.18
2,117.10
2,977.91
2,246.21
growth rate -17.7% -1.7% 10.2% 11.9% -5.5% 40.7% -24.6%
Total Assets 5,622.87
5,344.37
5,524.33
5,553.73
7,703.02
8,140.40
9,131.85
10,412.23
growth rate -5.0% 3.4% 0.5% 38.7% 5.7% 12.2% 14.0%
Cash 374.85
346.53
296.97
380.18
588.00
493.26
1,143.99
329.27
growth rate -7.6% -14.3% 28.0% 54.7% -16.1% 131.9% -71.2%
Inventory 801.04
750.97
745.68
752.84
784.88
815.25
964.21
988.51
growth rate -6.3% -0.7% 1.0% 4.3% 3.9% 18.3% 2.5%
Cur.Liabilities 1,935.65
2,217.91
1,909.44
2,076.54
2,418.57
2,008.79
1,891.75
2,493.31
growth rate 14.6% -13.9% 8.8% 16.5% -16.9% -5.8% 31.8%
Liabilities 4,103.34
4,296.91
4,696.65
4,622.16
6,295.75
6,395.40
6,893.96
7,655.00
growth rate 4.7% 9.3% -1.6% 36.2% 1.6% 7.8% 11.0%
LT Debt 1,542.32
1,597.39
2,347.46
1,961.83
3,152.30
3,455.25
4,013.87
4,020.33
growth rate 3.6% 47.0% -16.4% 60.7% 9.6% 16.2% 0.2%
Equity 1,455.06
998.00
785.86
915.34
1,398.72
1,739.22
2,234.35
2,757.23
growth rate -31.4% -21.3% 16.5% 52.8% 24.3% 28.5% 23.4%
Common Shares 230.00
228.00
227.00
225.00
221.00
215.00
214.00
359.90
221.55
221.55
221.55
growth rate -0.9% -0.4% -0.9% -1.8% -2.7% -0.5% 68.2% -38.4% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Oct '17 Dec '18 Dec '19 Dec '20 Oct '21
Capital Expenditures 370.79
356.81
269.48
257.68
328.60
318.19
441.63
495.88
growth rate -3.8% -24.5% -4.4% 27.5% -3.2% 38.8% 12.3%
Cash Dividends 440.41
476.13
499.48
526.27
562.52
610.31
640.73
685.99
growth rate 8.1% 4.9% 5.4% 6.9% 8.5% 5.0% 7.1%
Cash From OA 844.38
1,256.31
1,013.43
1,249.52
1,599.99
1,763.87
1,699.66
2,082.88
growth rate 48.8% -19.3% 23.3% 28.1% 10.2% -3.6% 22.6%
FCF per Share 1.43
2.09
2.63
2.18
2.73
3.30
3.55
4.83
5.84
5.81
6.39
growth rate 46.2% 25.8% -17.1% 25.2% 20.9% 7.6% 36.1% 20.9% -0.5% 10.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 122.31
72.72
102.72
-237.02
growth rate -40.5% 41.3% -100.0%
FCF 233.00
817.00
837.00
467.00
858.00
714.00
992.00
1,271.00
1,446.00
1,258.00
1,587.00
growth rate 250.6% 2.5% -44.2% 83.7% -16.8% 38.9% 28.1% 13.8% -13.0% 26.2%
Income Statement Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Oct '17 Dec '18 Dec '19 Dec '20 Oct '21
Sales 7,421.77
7,386.63
7,440.18
7,515.43
7,791.07
7,986.25
8,149.72
8,971.34
growth rate -0.5% 0.7% 1.0% 3.7% 2.5% 2.1% 10.1%
Op.Income 1,455.72
1,460.44
1,310.37
1,552.71
1,730.47
1,697.26
1,807.44
2,048.59
growth rate 0.3% -10.3% 18.5% 11.5% -1.9% 6.5% 13.3%
IBT 1,306.04
901.85
1,099.48
1,110.67
1,410.06
1,380.78
1,495.00
1,797.22
growth rate -31.0% 21.9% 1.0% 27.0% -2.1% 8.3% 20.2%
Net Income 846.91
512.95
720.04
782.98
1,177.56
1,149.69
1,278.71
1,477.51
growth rate -39.4% 40.4% 8.7% 50.4% -2.4% 11.2% 15.6%
EPS 2.74
2.89
3.61
3.77
2.32
3.34
3.66
5.58
5.46
6.11
7.11
growth rate 5.5% 24.9% 4.4% -38.5% 44.0% 9.6% 52.5% -2.2% 11.9% 16.4%
Gross Profit 3,337.79
3,398.78
3,227.65
3,460.52
3,586.65
3,622.48
3,703.48
4,053.82
growth rate 1.8% -5.0% 7.2% 3.6% 1.0% 2.2% 9.5%
R&D 47.55
49.28
47.27
45.85
38.52
37.15
37.58
40.11
growth rate 3.6% -4.1% -3.0% -16.0% -3.6% 1.2% 6.7%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Apr '21 Jul '21 Oct '21 Apr '22 Jul '22
Earnings BIT 558.76
455.45
454.02
725.27
456.73
growth rate -18.5% -0.3% 59.7% -37.0%
Balance Sheet Apr '21 Jul '21 Oct '21 Apr '22 Jul '22
Acct.Receivable 634.83
532.40
671.46
868.43
654.40
growth rate -16.1% 26.1% 29.3% -24.7%
Acct.Payable 553.64
615.64
692.34
825.23
876.19
growth rate 11.2% 12.5% 19.2% 6.2%
Cur.Assets 2,860.02
2,219.18
2,246.21
2,457.44
2,428.47
growth rate -22.4% 1.2% 9.4% -1.2%
Total Assets 9,038.13
8,883.86
10,412.23
10,645.04
10,588.87
growth rate -1.7% 17.2% 2.2% -0.5%
Cash 1,132.24
426.20
329.27
338.06
339.72
growth rate -62.4% -22.7% 2.7% 0.5%
Inventory 909.80
1,060.42
988.51
1,031.50
1,208.24
growth rate 16.6% -6.8% 4.4% 17.1%
Cur.Liabilities 1,774.63
1,587.00
2,493.31
2,565.64
3,300.91
growth rate -10.6% 57.1% 2.9% 28.7%
Liabilities 6,773.28
6,609.97
7,655.00
7,729.50
7,697.13
growth rate -2.4% 15.8% 1.0% -0.4%
LT Debt 4,018.42
4,019.07
4,020.33
4,022.16
3,273.12
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% -18.6%
Equity 2,255.99
2,265.05
2,757.23
2,915.55
2,891.74
growth rate 0.4% 21.7% 5.7% -0.8%
Common Shares 221.55
221.55
221.55
221.55
221.55
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Apr '21 Jul '21 Oct '21 Apr '22 Jul '22
Capital Expenditures 114.47
113.14
148.43
141.06
99.90
growth rate -1.2% 31.2% -5.0% -29.2%
Cash Dividends 162.74
161.57
180.79
181.08
179.90
growth rate -0.7% 11.9% 0.2% -0.7%
Cash From OA 609.64
408.01
679.17
656.47
457.31
growth rate -33.1% 66.5% -3.3% -30.3%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF 495.17
294.88
530.74
515.40
357.41
growth rate -40.5% 80.0% -2.9% -30.7%
Income Statement Apr '21 Jul '21 Oct '21 Apr '22 Jul '22
Sales 2,295.95
1,989.42
2,326.13
2,666.22
2,372.58
growth rate -13.4% 16.9% 14.6% -11.0%
Op.Income 558.76
455.45
454.02
725.27
456.73
growth rate -18.5% -0.3% 59.7% -37.0%
IBT 514.19
418.42
342.94
677.40
403.46
growth rate -18.6% -18.0% 97.5% -40.4%
Net Income 395.80
301.23
335.56
533.48
315.56
growth rate -23.9% 11.4% 59.0% -40.9%
Gross Profit 1,052.95
926.49
1,012.84
1,245.51
999.98
growth rate -12.0% 9.3% 23.0% -19.7%
R&D 40.11
40.11
40.11
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

A (84.03)

YOY Growth Grade:

C (55.45)

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Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 40.85 39.25 30.65
EPS / Growth 8.8% 5.57 8.8%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 23.3%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 8.8% 13.6% 13.6%
Future PE 17.62 32.93 32.93
Future EPS 12.97 20.02 20.02
Value Price
MOS %
56.48
-74.2%
162.94
-25.5%
162.94
-25.5%
MOS Price 28.24 81.47 81.47
IRT 16.93 13.61 13.61

Graham Number:

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