Hershey Reaches New 52-Week High (HSY)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $92.07, above its previous 52-week high of $92.06 with 221,652 shares traded as of 10:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

Hershey has a market cap of $14.99 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 27.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing various chocolate and confectionery products, pantry items, and gum and mint refreshment products worldwide.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Hershey as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Hershey Ratings Report.

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