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Last €92.57 EUR
Change Today -2.08 / -2.19%
Volume 0.0
As of 3:10 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

hershey co/the (HSY) Snapshot

Open
€93.92
Previous Close
€94.65
Day High
€94.12
Day Low
€92.57
52 Week High
01/23/15 - €99.17
52 Week Low
08/1/14 - €65.89
Market Cap
20.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
31.2
EPS TTM
--
Shares Outstanding
158.7M
EX-Date
02/23/15
P/E TM
--
Dividend
€2.04
Dividend Yield
1.80%
Current Stock Chart for HERSHEY CO/THE (HSY)

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 International
Total Annual Compensation: $642.5K
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 Announces Board Changes

The Hershey Company announced that its Board of Directors has elected John P. Bilbrey as Chairman of the Board of Directors of company, effective immediately. Bilbrey will continue to be President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, a role he has held since May 2011. Bilbrey succeeds Chairman James E. Nevels who held the position since February 2009 and will now assume the role of Lead Independent Director. As Lead Independent Director, Nevels will hold a number of duties consistent with those he held as Non-Executive Chairman and with best practices in corporate governance, including: serving as a liaison between the Chairman and the independent directors, approving Board meeting agendas and schedules, and assisting with succession planning and crisis management.

Hershey Company Amends its By-Laws

On April 1, 2015, the board of directors of the Hershey Company amended the company’s by-laws in order to establish the position of lead independent director. Pursuant to the amended by-laws, if the chairman of the board is not an independent director, then the independent directors shall elect one of the independent directors to serve as lead independent director, who shall preside at all executive sessions and other meetings of the independent directors as well as all meetings of the stockholders of the company and the board in the chairman of the board’s absence.

The Hershey Company Appoints Patricia A. Little as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Effective March 16, 2015

The Hershey Company announced the appointment of Patricia A. Little as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective March 16, 2015. In her role at the company, Little will oversee the company's global finance organization and be a part of the company's global leadership team reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer, John P. Bilbrey. She will have responsibility for the financial management, planning and operations for the company's $7.4 billion enterprise. Little brings 30 years of broad financial experience and leadership to her role at Hershey, including tenures at Kelly Services and Ford Motor Company. Currently, Little is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Kelly Services Inc., a leader in providing workforce solutions. She serves as a board member and chair of the audit committee of McCormick & Company, Incorporated. Prior to joining Kelly in 2008, she spent 24 years with Ford Motor Company holding leadership roles in both corporate and operational finance.

 

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