Hershey Company (The) (HSY) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Hershey Company (The) (HSY), hence the stock is down -14.23% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -1.25% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -15.97% and the stock has fallen -0.73% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 7.89% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 11.08%.The 200 Day SMA reached 1.01% The Hershey Company has dropped 1.14% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 8.94%.
Hershey Company (The) (HSY) : The consensus price target for Hershey Company (The) (HSY) is $104.4 for the short term with a standard deviation of $3.78. The most optimist securities analyst among the 5 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $110, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $100.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $95.32 and the intraday high of $96.63 after having opened at $96.08 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $96.08, a loss of -0.55%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 1,350,679 shares. The stock failed to cross $96.63 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $96.01.
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.