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Last $92.02 USD
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Volume 99.5K
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hershey co/the (HSY) Details

The Hershey Company manufactures, imports, markets, distributes, and sells confectionery products. The company operates through two segments, North America; and International and Other. It offers chocolate and sugar confectionery products; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, sundae syrups, and beverages; snack items, including spreads; and gum and mint refreshment products comprising chewing gums and bubble gums. The company offers its products primarily under the Hershey’s, Reese’s, Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Almond Joy, Brookside, Good & Plenty, Heath, Kit Kat, Lancaster, Payday, Rolo, Twizzlers, Whoppers, York, Scharffen Berger, Dagoba, Ice Breakers, Breathsavers, Bubble Yum, and Heath brands, as well as under the Golden Monkey, Pelon Pelo Rico, IO-IO, Nutrine, Maha Lacto, Jumpin, 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 Hershey Company was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

20,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/15
Founded in 1894

hershey co/the (HSY) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
President of North America
Total Annual Compensation: $642.5K
Chief Supply Chain Officer and Senior Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $567.2K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $491.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

hershey co/the (HSY) Key Developments

The Hershey Company Appoints Peter Horst as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Effective July 27

The Hershey Company announced that marketing veteran Peter Horst will join the company as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, effective July 27. Horst joins Hershey from Capital One Financial Corporation where he served as Senior Vice President, Brand Marketing, and prior to that, Chief Marketing Officer for Capital One Bank.

Hershey Company Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

The Hershey Company has announced that the company expects to report diluted EPS for 2015 in the range of $3.62 to $3.79. The company estimates full-year 2015 net sales will increase around 2.5% to 3.5%, including a net benefit from acquisitions and divestitures of about 1.5 percentage points and unfavorable foreign currency exchange of approximately 1.5 percentage points. For the full year, the company expects gross margin expansion of 135 to 145 basis points as solid North America gains, driven by price realization, are partially offset by the impact of increased direct trade related to the China trade inventory destocking. The company expects adjusted earnings per share-diluted to be in the $4.10 to $4.18 range, an increase of 3% to 5% versus 2014, including dilution from acquisitions and divestitures of around $0.20 per share.

The Hershey Company Seeks Acquisitions

The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) is seeking acquisitions. HSY is selling debt securities, the net proceeds from the sale will be added to general funds to meet capital additions and working capital requirements, to repay debt, to fund any pension liability requirements, to fund the repurchase of shares and to fund acquisitions which we may make from time to time.


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