Earnings Forecast Research on Hershey Company (The) (HSY)

Hershey Company (The) has received $1.08 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Dec 2016 ,According to the estimate provided by 6 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 6 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $1.06 while the top line estimate is $1.11 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at -0.15%.

Hershey Company (The) reported better than expected with a surprise EPS of 9.32% or $0.11 during its most recent quarterly earnings. The Actual EPS was $1.29 compared to the Estimated EPS of $1.18. Hershey based Hershey Company (The) Last reported the Quarter results on Dec 31, 2016 and the Next earnings date is scheduled to be released on Feb 03, 2017.

In the last quarter, Hershey Company (The) reported Annual Earnings of $1.29. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $4.12. In the last Quarter, HSY reported a surprise Earnings per Share of 9.32% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $1.08 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $4.32. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $4.66 based on the consensus.

Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY) : On Tuesday heightened volatility was witnessed in Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $105.79 and hit $106.3 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $105.47, with a gain of 0.38% or 0.4 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,702,805 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $117.79 and the company has a market cap of $22,384 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $87.38 .

The Hershey Company is a leading snack food company and the largest North American manufacturer of quality chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products. Hershey markets such well-known brands as Hersheys, Reeses, Hersheys Kisses, Kit Kat, Almond Joy, Mounds, York, Jolly Rancher, Twizzlers, and Ice Breakers as well as innovative new products such as Swoops and Hersheys Smores. Hershey also offers a variety of snack products to consumers, including Hersheys Cookies, Mauna Loa macadamia nuts, and Hersheys Snack Barz.

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