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The Hershey Company (HSY)
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The Hershey Company (HSY) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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HSY Analyst Ratings

Hold
16Ratings
1 Buy
14 Hold
1 Sell
Based on 16 analysts giving stock ratings to
The
Hershey Company
in the past 3 months
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HSY Stock 12 Month Forecast

Average Price Target

$200.21
▼(-0.41% Downside)
Based on 16 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for The Hershey Company in the last 3 months. The average price target is $200.21 with a high forecast of $239.00 and a low forecast of $170.00. The average price target represents a -0.41% change from the last price of $201.04.
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Highest Price Target$239.00Average Price Target$200.21Lowest Price Target$170.00
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Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

Analyst Profile
Expert Firm
Price Target
Position
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
Follow
Article
Edward Jones
Hold
Downgraded
04/19/24
Hershey downgraded to Hold from Buy at Edward JonesHershey downgraded to Hold from Buy at Edward Jones
Piper Sandler
$179.00
Hold
-10.96%
Downside
Reiterated
04/15/24
Piper Sandler Remains a Hold on The Hershey Company (HSY)
Deutsche Numis
$197.00
Hold
-2.01%
Downside
Reiterated
04/08/24
Hershey (HSY) PT Raised to $197 at Deutsche BankDeutsche Bank analyst Steve Powers raised the price target on Hershey (NYSE: HSY) to $197.00 (from $194.00) while maintaining a Hold rating.
Morgan Stanley
$170.00
Sell
-15.44%
Downside
Reiterated
04/04/24
Analysts' Opinions Are Mixed on These Consumer Goods Stocks: The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT)
TD Cowen
$205.00
Hold
1.97%
Upside
Reiterated
04/02/24
We are on the sidelines, but we could see a positive scenario under the right circumstances.

Best Analysts Covering The Hershey Company

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1 Month
Jason EnglishGoldman Sachs
Success Rate
8/11 ratings generated profit
73%
Average Return
+1.54%
assigned a buy rating 4 months ago
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Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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3 Months
Jason EnglishGoldman Sachs
Success Rate
8/11 ratings generated profit
73%
Average Return
+6.49%
assigned a buy rating 4 months ago
Copying Jason English's trades and holding each position for 3 Months would result in 72.73% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +6.49% per trade.
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Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
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1 Year
Jason EnglishGoldman Sachs
Success Rate
7/11 ratings generated profit
64%
Average Return
+7.18%
assigned a buy rating 4 months ago
Copying Jason English's trades and holding each position for 1 Year would result in 63.64% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +7.18% per trade.
2 Years
Jason EnglishGoldman Sachs
Success Rate
7/11 ratings generated profit
64%
Average Return
+3.58%
assigned a buy rating 4 months ago
Copying Jason English's trades and holding each position for 2 Years would result in 63.64% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +3.58% per trade.
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HSY Analyst Recommendation Trends

Rating
Jan 24
Feb 24
Mar 24
Apr 24
May 24
Strong Buy
0
0
0
0
0
Buy
4
5
4
2
1
Hold
14
30
31
34
24
Sell
0
2
2
3
1
Strong Sell
0
0
0
0
0
total
18
37
37
39
26
In the current month, HSY has received 1 Buy Ratings, 24 Hold Ratings, and 1 Sell Ratings. HSY average Analyst price target in the past 3 months is $200.21.
Each month's total comprises the sum of three months' worth of ratings.
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HSY Financial Forecast

HSY Earnings Forecast

Next quarter’s earnings estimate for HSY is $1.46 with a range of $1.28 to $1.64. The previous quarter’s EPS was $3.07. HSY beat its EPS estimate 100.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 64.77% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year HSY has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for HSY is $1.46 with a range of $1.28 to $1.64. The previous quarter’s EPS was $3.07. HSY beat its EPS estimate 100.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 64.77% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year HSY has Outperformed its overall industry.

HSY Sales Forecast

Next quarter’s sales forecast for HSY is $2.32B with a range of $2.27B to $2.37B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $3.25B. HSY beat its sales estimates 50.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 55.19% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year HSY has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for HSY is $2.32B with a range of $2.27B to $2.37B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $3.25B. HSY beat its sales estimates 50.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 55.19% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year HSY has Underperformed its overall industry.

HSY Stock Forecast FAQ

What is HSY’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, The Hershey Company’s 12-month average price target is $200.21.
    What is HSY’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Currently there's no upside potential for HSY, based on the analysts’ average price target.
    Can I see which stocks the top-ranking analysts are rating?
    Yes, go to the Analysts’ Top Stocks tool to see stocks with a Strong Buy or Strong Sell analyst rating consensus, according to the top performers.
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        Is HSY a Buy, Sell or Hold?
        The Hershey Company has a consensus rating of Hold which is based on 1 buy ratings, 14 hold ratings and 1 sell ratings.
          What is The Hershey Company’s price target?
          The average price target for The Hershey Company is $200.21. This is based on 16 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
          The highest analyst price target is $239.00 ,the lowest forecast is $170.00. The average price target represents -0.41% Decrease from the current price of $201.04.
            What do analysts say about The Hershey Company?
            The Hershey Company’s analyst rating consensus is a Hold. This is based on the ratings of 16 Wall Streets Analysts.
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