Owners of Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 48 cents per share. At a price of $96.46 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%. The average volume for Hershey Company has been 680,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hershey Company has a market cap of $15.9 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are up 33.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. 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. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.26. TheStreet Ratings rates Hershey Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. You can view the full Hershey Company Ratings Report now.