Hershey Co (HSY) : Ahl Partners Llp scooped up 63,353 additional shares in Hershey Co during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 121,659 shares of Hershey Co which is valued at $13,561,329.Hershey Co makes up approximately 0.81% of Ahl Partners Llp’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , A.r.t. Advisors sold out all of its stake in HSY during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 3,897 shares of HSY which is valued $434,399.Van Eck Associates Corp boosted its stake in HSY in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 108 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,408 shares of Hershey Co which is valued at $156,950.Vanguard Group Inc boosted its stake in HSY in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 19,120 additional shares and now holds a total of 8,869,693 shares of Hershey Co which is valued at $988,704,679. Hershey Co makes up approx 0.06% of Vanguard Group Inc’s portfolio.Boston Common Asset Management reduced its stake in HSY by selling 50,921 shares or 94.4% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 3,020 shares of HSY which is valued at $329,542. Hershey Co makes up approx 0.05% of Boston Common Asset Management’s portfolio.
Hershey Co closed down -0.35 points or -0.35% at $99.54 with 11,89,256 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $100.06, the shares hit an intraday low of $99.43 and an intraday high of $100.4499 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Hershey Co reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07 according to the earnings call on Jul 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.78. The company had revenue of $1637.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1608.86 million. The company’s revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.78 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Hershey Co. Hershey Co was Resumed by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Sep 6, 2016. BofA/Merrill Resumed Hershey Co on Aug 30, 2016 to “Underperform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $100.Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jul 27, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 105 from a previous price target of $92 .
The Hershey Company (Hershey) is a provider of chocolate and sugar confectionery. The Companys principal confectionery offerings include chocolate and sugar confectionery products; pantry items such as baking ingredients toppings and beverages; snack items such as spreads and gum and mint refreshment products. The Company operates through two segments: North America and International and Other. The North America segment is responsible for its chocolate and sugar confectionery business in the United States and Canada. The International and Other segment includes all other countries where the Company manufactures imports markets sells or distributes chocolate sugar confectionery and other products. This includes operations in Asia Latin America Europe Africa and the Middle East along with exports to these regions. This segment also includes its global retail operations including Hersheys Chocolate World stores.