Hershey Company (The) (HSY) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Hershey Company (The) (HSY), hence the stock is down -10.94% 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 -10.89% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -11.06% and the stock has fallen -10.44% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 9.5% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 8.34%.The 200 Day SMA reached 5.75%. The Hershey Company is up 7.02% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 13.3%.
Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY): The stock opened in the green at $100 on Friday, but the bulls found it difficult to push the prices higher. The stock reached a high of $100.2603 and a low of $99.17 for the day. The stock did not find buyers even at the lows and closed at $99.3 recording a loss of -0.24%. 2,461,281 shares exchanged hands during the trading day. The stock had closed at $99.54 in the previous days trading.
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.