In the same period a year ago, the chocolate maker posted earnings of $1.41 a share on sales of $2 billion.
The stock has risen 10.1% since the company last reported earnings on Jan. 31.
Quarterly estimates have risen 1 cent a share in the past month.
Hershey is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 20.4 based on the 12-month estimates of 16 analysts surveyed by FactSet.
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