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)
Type
Public
HQ
Hershey, US
Founded
1909
Size (employees)
16,300 (est)
Hershey was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Hershey, US

Key People/Management at Hershey

John Bilbrey

John Bilbrey

Chairman, President & CEO
Patricia Little

Patricia Little

SVP & CFO
Kevin Walling

Kevin Walling

SVP & CHRO
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
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
Dubai, AE
Level 2 197/198, PO Box 49562
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Hershey Financials and Metrics

Hershey Financials

Hershey's revenue was reported to be $7.4 b in FY, 2016
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

1.7 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

763.2 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %

46%

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

315.3 m

Market capitalization (16-Feb-2018)

22.9 b

Cash (07-Feb-2017)

214.1 m

EV

25.1 b
Hershey's current market capitalization is $22.9 b.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

7.1 b7.4 b7.4 b7.4 b

Revenue growth, %

4%(0%)1%

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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

1.1 b843.4 m1.2 b1 b890.3 m1.1 b973.1 m899.8 m

Gross profit

892.1 m735.4 m850.8 m817.4 m747.4 m940.2 m906.6 m763.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %

45%47%42%45%46%46%48%46%
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

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

Inventories

659.5 m801 m751 m745.7 m

Current Assets

2.5 b2.2 b1.8 b1.8 b

PP&E

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

Cash

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

PP&E

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

Net Income

820.5 m846.9 m513 m720 m

Depreciation and Amortization

301.8 m

Inventories

(26.3 m)(88.5 m)52 m14 m

Accounts Payable

13.4 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

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

Accounts Payable

62.8 m35.1 m
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

79.5 x

EV/CFO

74.7 x

Revenue/Employee

102 k

Financial Leverage

6.2 x
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Hershey Operating Metrics

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

Brands

808080

Countries

707070

Manufacturing Facilities

19

Distribution Centers

13
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Hershey Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Amplify Snack Brands2December 18, 2017$921 m

Hershey Market Value History

Hershey Revenue Breakdown

Hershey Median Salaries

Source: 40 public H-1B filings from Hershey

Hershey's Web-traffic and Trends

Hershey Online and Social Media Presence

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