Hershey Company (HSY) - FREE Research Report Nevels James E who is Director at Hershey Company sold 13,403 shares at $98.80 on Feb. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,262 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 56.64% with the 13,403-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $100.39, up $1.59, or 1.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hershey Company go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 900
12-Week # shares sold: 900
24-Week # shares sold: 3,600
The average volume for Hershey Company has been 784,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hershey Company has a market cap of $16.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 3.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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 stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Hershey Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on HSY - FREETheStreet Quant 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, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Hershey Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.