Hershey Company (The) (HSY) has risen sharply, recording gains of 0.11% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -2.41% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.32% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 0.33% and the fifty day Moving Average is 3.09%. The Hershey Company is up 20.39% in the last three month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 26.51%.
Hershey Company (The) (HSY) : Average target price received by Hershey Company (The) (HSY) is $104 with an expected standard deviation of $8.22. The most aggressive target on the stock is $110, whereas the most downbeat target is $90. 5 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.
Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $111.18 with an intraday high of $112.4. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $110.64. However, the stock managed to close at $110.88, a loss of 0.11% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $111. The total traded volume of the day was 607,288 shares.
The Hershey Company (Hershey) is a provider of chocolate and sugar confectionery. The Companys principal confectionery offerings include chocolate and sugar confectionery products; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings and beverages; snack items, such as spreads, and gum and mint refreshment products. The Company operates through two segments: North America and International and Other. The North America segment is responsible for its chocolate and sugar confectionery business in the United States and Canada. The International and Other segment includes all other countries where the Company manufactures, imports, markets, sells or distributes chocolate, sugar confectionery and other products. This includes operations in Asia, Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, along with exports to these regions. This segment also includes its global retail operations, including Hersheys Chocolate World stores.