The Hershey Company is a producer of chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery. The Company's principal confectionery offerings include gum and mint refreshment products; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings and beverages, and snack items, such as spreads, meat snacks, bars, and snack bites and mixes.

Company Growth (employees)
Hershey, US
Size (employees)
16,300 (est)
Hershey was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Hershey, US

Key People at Hershey

John Bilbrey

John Bilbrey

Chairman, President & CEO
Patricia Little

Patricia Little

Kevin Walling

Kevin Walling

Leslie Turner

Leslie Turner

SVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Michael Wege

Michael Wege

SVP & Chief Administrative Officer

Hershey Office Locations

Hershey has offices in Hershey, New York, Chicago, Niagara Falls and in 3 other locations
Hershey, US (HQ)
100 Crystal A Drive
Singapore, SG
Sentosa Gateway #01-075/076/077
Dubai, AE
Level 2 197/198, PO Box 49562
Shanghai, CN
290 Middle Xi Zang Road, Huangpu District
Niagara Falls, CA
5701 Falls Avenue
Chicago, US
822 North Michigan Ave.
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Hershey Data and Metrics

Hershey Financial Metrics

Hershey's revenue was reported to be $1.9 b in Q1, 2018

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

1.9 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

906.6 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %


EBIT (Q1, 2018)

191.9 m

Market capitalization (22-Sep-2017)

6.5 b

Cash (02-Apr-2017)

235 m
Hershey's current market capitalization is $6.5 b.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


7.1 b7.4 b7.4 b7.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.3 b3.5 b3.8 b3.9 b4.1 b4 b4.3 b

Gross profit

3.3 b3.3 b3.4 b3.2 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


1.6 b2 b1.8 b1.6 b2 b1.9 b

Cost of goods sold

843.4 m1.1 b1 b890.3 m1.2 b973.1 m

Gross profit

735.4 m892.1 m817.4 m747.4 m850.8 m906.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


253.6 m884.6 m693.7 m728.3 m1.1 b374.9 m346.5 m297 m


659.5 m801 m751 m745.7 m

Current Assets

2.5 b2.2 b1.8 b1.8 b


2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


562.6 m477.1 m305.7 m302.7 m343.9 m286 m250.2 m333.3 m235 m


855.2 m900.7 m745.8 m874 m813.6 m770.4 m871.3 m843.5 m795.4 m

Current Assets

2.3 b2.5 b2.1 b2 b2.2 b1.8 b1.8 b2.1 b1.9 b


2.1 b2.1 b2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.1 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

820.5 m846.9 m513 m720 m

Depreciation and Amortization

301.8 m


(26.3 m)(88.5 m)52 m14 m

Accounts Payable

13.4 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

420.7 m644.4 m244.7 m144.8 m299.6 m229.8 m375.8 m603.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

100.1 m153 m58.3 m118.8 m182.9 m59.9 m156.8 m241.9 m65 m


(145.9 m)(165.2 m)79.2 m(59.8 m)(2.1 m)(19.4 m)(111 m)(83.2 m)(49.7 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

257.1 m347.1 m422.5 m234.5 m
USDY, 2017


115.3 k

Financial Leverage

6.3 x
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Hershey Market Value History

Hershey Job Categories

Hershey Median Salaries

Source: 40 public H-1B filings from Hershey

Traffic Overview of Hershey

Hershey Online and Social Media Presence

Hershey News and Updates

Hershey Trust to sell 4.5 mln shares of Hershey Co

Aug 23 (Reuters) - Hershey Trust Co, the charitable trust which controls chocolate maker Hershey Co, said on Wednesday it would sell 4.5 million shares of Hershey's common stock.

Hershey launches more sustainable packaging

Hershey is launching an innovative new packaging approach that the company developed in 2016 to reduce corrugate waste, lessen its carbon footprint and improve sustainability efficiencies across the supply chain.

Hershey Company Life and Culture

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