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.

TypePublic
HQHershey, US
Founded1909
Size (employees)16,300 (est)
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 Singapore, Chicago, Dubai, Hershey 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 (Q2, 2019)

3.7 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2019)

1.8 b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2019), %

47.5%

EBIT (Q2, 2019)

796.2 m

Market capitalization (18-Sep-2018)

21.7 b

Closing stock price (18-Sep-2018)

103.4

Cash (1-Jul-2018)

467.4 m

EV

24.7 b
Hershey's current market capitalization is $21.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

4%0%1%

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

3.3 b3.3 b3.4 b3.2 b3.4 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Revenue

2 b1.6 b2 b1.8 b1.6 b2 b1.9 b1.7 b2 b3.7 b

Cost of goods sold

1.1 b843.4 m1.2 b1 b890.3 m1.1 b973.1 m899.8 m997.9 m2 b

Gross profit

892.1 m735.4 m850.8 m817.4 m747.4 m940.2 m906.6 m763.2 m974.1 m1.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

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

Inventories

659.5 m801 m751 m745.7 m752.8 m

Current Assets

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

PP&E

2.2 b2.2 b2.2 b2.1 b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Cash

701.3 m1 b562.6 m477.1 m343.9 m305.7 m302.7 m333.3 m286 m250.2 m275.1 m235 m214.1 m476.4 m467.4 m

Inventories

762.6 m678.8 m855.2 m900.7 m813.6 m745.8 m874 m843.5 m770.4 m871.3 m938.2 m795.4 m936.4 m782.5 m916.4 m

Current Assets

2.4 b2.5 b2.3 b2.5 b2.2 b2.1 b2 b2.1 b1.8 b1.8 b2.2 b1.9 b1.9 b2.3 b2.4 b

PP&E

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

Net Income

820.5 m846.9 m513 m720 m756.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

301.8 m261.9 m

Inventories

(26.3 m)(88.5 m)52 m14 m(71.4 m)

Accounts Payable

13.4 m(53 m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Net Income

634.4 m252.5 m420.7 m644.4 m299.6 m244.7 m144.8 m603.2 m229.8 m375.8 m350.7 m574 m

Depreciation and Amortization

150.6 m49.3 m100.1 m153 m182.9 m58.3 m118.8 m241.9 m59.9 m156.8 m194.3 m65 m132.1 m74.4 m151 m

Inventories

(132.8 m)31.6 m(145.9 m)(165.2 m)(2.1 m)79.2 m(59.8 m)(83.2 m)(19.4 m)(111 m)(192.5 m)(49.7 m)(190.8 m)(11.3 m)(147.1 m)

Accounts Payable

62.8 m35.1 m(146.6 m)(162.1 m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

31.1 x

EV/CFO

41 x

Financial Leverage

7 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 Brands September 13, 2018$420 m
Amplify Snack Brands2 December 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

Hershey to buy cheese puffs maker Pirate Brands for $420 million

Hershey Co agreed on Wednesday to buy Pirate Brands from B&G Foods Inc for $420 million in an all-cash deal, giving the chocolate maker rights over snack brands such as Pirate's Booty, Smart Puffs and Original Tings.

Hershey buying Pirate's Booty maker for $420 million

Hershey Co. plans to buy the maker of Pirate's Booty cheese puffs from B&G Foods Inc. for $420 million, the companies said late Wednesday. Under an agreement, Hershey will acquire Pirate Brands from B&G using cash on hand and short-term debt in a deal that's expected to close in the fourth…

Hershey to Acquire Pirate Brands From B&G Foods

Strengthens Hershey’s position as a better-for-you snacking leader and within the $14B warehouse snacking aisle

Spartan Motors To Display Industry-Leading Class A Diesel Chassis And American-Driven Heritage At Hershey RV Show

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Hershey Company Life and Culture

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