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.

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TypePublic
HQHershey, US
Founded1909
Size (employees)15,360 (est)-5%
Websitethehersheycompany.com
Hershey was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Hershey, US
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Key People/Management at Hershey

Michele Buck

Michele Buck

President and Chief Executive Officer
Patricia Little

Patricia Little

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Terence Oday

Terence Oday

Senior Vice President, Chief Product Supply and Technology Officer
Steven Schiller

Steven Schiller

President, International
Todd W. Tillemans

Todd W. Tillemans

President, U.S
Kevin Walling

Kevin Walling

SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer
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Hershey Office Locations

Hershey has offices in Hershey, Chicago, New York, Shanghai and in 3 other locations
Hershey, US (HQ)
100 Crystal A Drive
Chicago, US
822 North Michigan Ave.
New York, US
48th & Broadway
Niagara Falls, CA
5701 Falls Avenue
Shanghai, CN
290 Middle Xi Zang Road, Huangpu District
Singapore, SG
Sentosa Gateway #01-075/076/077
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Hershey Financials and Metrics

Hershey Revenue

Hershey's revenue was reported to be $7.52 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

2.1b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

863.5m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

41.5%

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

406.3m

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

22.6b

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

107.8

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

823.8m

EV

25.0b
Hershey's current market capitalization is $22.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

7.1b7.4b7.4b7.4b7.5b

Revenue growth, %

4%0%1%

Cost of goods sold

3.9b4.1b4.0b4.3b4.1b

Gross profit

3.3b3.3b3.4b3.2b3.4b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2018

Revenue

1.6b2.0b1.8b1.6b2.0b1.9b1.7b2.0b2.0b1.8b2.1b

Cost of goods sold

843.4m1.1b1.0b890.3m1.2b973.1m899.8m1.1b997.9m958.2m1.2b

Gross profit

735.4m892.1m817.4m747.4m850.8m906.6m763.2m940.2m974.1m793.4m863.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

47%45%45%46%42%48%46%46%49%45%42%
Annual
usdY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

253.6m884.6m693.7m728.3m1.1b374.9m346.5m297.0m380.2m

Inventories

659.5m801.0m751.0m745.7m752.8m

Current Assets

2.5b2.2b1.8b1.8b2.0b

PP&E

2.2b2.2b2.2b2.1b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

820.5m846.9m513.0m720.0m756.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

301.8m261.9m

Inventories

(26.3m)(88.5m)52.0m14.0m(71.4m)

Accounts Payable

13.4m(53.0m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

61.7 x

EV/CFO

28.1 x

Debt/Equity

2.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

6.3 x
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Hershey Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Mar, 2017

Brands

80 80 80

Countries

70 70 70

Distribution Centers

13

Manufacturing Facilities

19
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Hershey Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Pirate BrandsSeptember 13, 2018$420 m
Amplify Snack Brands2December 18, 2017$921 m

Hershey Revenue Breakdown

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Hershey revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 12.2% from International and Other and 87.8% from North America

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Hershey Online and Social Media Presence

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Hershey News and Updates

After more than 20 years working for brands like Dove, Ben & Jerry's, and Hershey, I'm convinced the key to business growth is the same in any industry

Todd Tillemans is the president of Hershey US. Before Hershey, he worked at Unilever, on brands like Dove and Ben & Jerry's. After more than 20 years in business, he's convinced that companies of the future won't be able to grow until they get clear on one thing: their purpose. He's found that…

Global Chocolate Spread Market outlook to 2025 | Industry Top Key Players – Ferrero Rocher, The Hershey, Hormel Foods, The J.M. Smucker, Dr.Oetker India, Date Lady, Flourish

Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “Chocolate Spread - Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers and Analysis of Top Key Players to 2025” To Its Research Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Hershey to Webcast Fourth-Quarter Conference Call

HERSHEY, Pa., Jan. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its fourth-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, January 31, 2019, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET on that date.

U.S Chocolate Candy 2018 Global Market Key Players - Russell Stover Candies, Ferrero U.S.A, See's Candies, Nestlé, Lindt & Sprungli, Godiva Chocolatier, Hershey, Mars, Tootsie Roll......

U.S Chocolate Candy – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis Of Top Key Players And Forecast To 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Real and Compound Chocolate Market Is Booming Worldwide | Mars, Mondelez International, The Hershey, Barry Callebaut AG

Get a view on Real and Compound Chocolate Market sales by marketing channels. Target important market by region and tap important dynamics of this industry. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Hershey vows to 'tighten up' production as an onslaught of Kisses with missing tips spark backlash

Hershey is investigating and making changes in response to an onslaught of Hershey's Kisses with missing tips.  The company's operations team is "looking at how to tighten up the variability to deliver a better consumer experience," a representative told Business Insider on Thursday.  People have…
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Hershey Company Life and Culture

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Hershey Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hershey founded?

    Hershey was founded in 1909.

  • Who are Hershey key executives?

    Hershey's key executives are Michele Buck, Patricia Little and Terence Oday.

  • How many employees does Hershey have?

    Hershey has 15,360 employees.

  • What is Hershey revenue?

    Latest Hershey annual revenue is $7.5 b.

  • What is Hershey revenue per employee?

    Latest Hershey revenue per employee is $489.3 k.

  • Who are Hershey competitors?

    Competitors of Hershey include Lindt & Spruengli, Mars and Mondelez International.

  • Where is Hershey headquarters?

    Hershey headquarters is located at 100 Crystal A Drive, Hershey.

  • Where are Hershey offices?

    Hershey has offices in Hershey, Chicago, New York, Shanghai and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hershey have?

    Hershey has 7 offices.