Hershey Company (HSY) - FREE Research Report McConville Richard M who is VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Hershey Company sold 1,947 shares at $100.70 on Feb. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 2,109 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 48% with the 1,947-share transaction. Turner Leslie M who is SVP, GC and Secretary at Hershey Company sold 959 shares at $100.56 on Feb. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, GC and Secretary owned 26,499 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.49% with the 959-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $102.23, up $1.67, or 1.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hershey Company go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 13,403
12-Week # shares sold: 14,303
24-Week # shares sold: 17,003
The average volume for Hershey Company has been 814,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hershey Company has a market cap of $16.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 4.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 1.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.0. 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 is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. 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.