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The Hershey Company (HSY)

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  • Jul. 26, 2012, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Thursday’s open: ABB, ABC, ABX, AGCO, ALKS, ALU, AMLN, AZN, BC, BMS, BSX, BWA, CAM, CELG, CL, CME, CMS, CNX, COV, DAN, DDD, DNKN, DOW, DPS, EQT, ESV, FLIR, FNP, GG, GNC, GTI, HOT, HSY, IMAX, IP, IPG, IRM, IVZ, JNS, KMB, LINE, MCO, MHP, MJN, MMM, MYL, NBL, NEE, NOV, ORI, OXY, PCP, PCS, PHM, PLD, POT, PTEN, RCL, RTN, S, TKR, UAL, UTX, VTR, WEC, WM, WPI, XOM, ZMH
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  • Jul. 25, 2012, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Thursday’s open: ABB, ABC, ABX, AGCO, ALKS, ALU, AMLN, AZN, BC, BMS, BSX, BWA, CAM, CELG, CL, CME, CMS, CNX, COV, DAN, DDD, DNKN, DOW, DPS, EQT, ESV, FLIR, FNP, GG, GNC, GTI, HOT, HSY, IMAX, IP, IPG, IRM, IVZ, JNS, KMB, LINE, MCO, MHP, MJN, MMM, MYL, NBL, NEE, NOV, ORI, OXY, PCP, PCS, PHM, PLD, POT, PTEN, RCL, RTN, S, TKR, UAL, UTX, VTR, WEC, WM, WPI, XOM, ZMH
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  • Jul. 17, 2012, 12:44 PM
    Got chocolate? The EU backs up a claim by manufacturer Barry Callebaut (BCYCBF.PK) that cocoa can help improve blood circulation. The regulatory agency issued its public opinion after dissecting evidence put forth by the Swiss company. Chocolate sellers looking for a demand boost: Nestle (NSRGY.PK), KFT, HSY.
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  • Jul. 6, 2012, 1:33 PM
    Companies in the business of selling sugar-laced candy and soda drinks increase lobbying efforts to Congress with a goal of seeing decades-old government mandates on sugar imports and pricing end. Growers support the program which will be up for debate next week as part of the farming bill, while opponents argue that consumers see higher food prices due to the manipulation of the sugar market.
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  • Jun. 26, 2012, 2:35 PM
    Hershey (HSY +0.5%) could be on the hunt for companies outside the U.S. to acquire in order to add value, according to analysts. They note that the tone from the company has been more upbeat on the M&A front as valuations on potential targets in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Latin America has become more attractive.
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  • Jun. 25, 2012, 9:15 AM
    Hershey (HSY) sets new growth targets for the future, along with a plan to expand core brands such as Hershey's Kisses, Jolly Rancher, and Reeses. The company expects to see sales grow 5% to 7% in the long term and forecasts EPS growth of 8% to 10%, while 2012 targets are reaffirmed at their current levels.
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  • Jun. 13, 2012, 8:26 AM
    Goldman Sachs adds Hershey Foods (HSY) to its Conviction Buy on the potential for the best-in-class company to see outsized earnings and revenue growth over the next two years. The firm has a price target on Hershey of $76.
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  • May. 9, 2012, 7:42 AM
    Argus upgrades Hershey (HSY) to Buy from Hold and takes its price target up to $78 after the company beat estimates with its Q1 report. The takeaway from Hershey's numbers - chocolate lovers didn't blink when prices were raised.
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  • Apr. 24, 2012, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: RMBS +5%. BYD +5%. PSS +4%. BHI +4%. GRFS +4%. HSY +4%. KERX +3%. MMM +3%. SNV +3%. TXN +3%. F +3%.
    Losers: BIG -18%. NFLX -15%. RSH -10%. CXW -10%. SYMC -7%. WAT -7%. ARMH -5%. NOK -4%. RBDS -3%. COH -3%. ING -3%.
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  • Apr. 24, 2012, 7:56 AM
    More on Hershey Foods' (HSY) Q1: Net price realization added 10.9 points to sales total, while volume was off 0.5 points Y/Y. Advertising expenses +14% Y/Y. Increases full-year EPS growth guidance to 10%-12%, from a prior estimate calling for 9%-11%. Shares +1.9% premarket. (PR)
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  • Apr. 24, 2012, 7:30 AM
    Hershey Foods (HSY): Q1 EPS of $0.96 beats by $0.015. Revenue of $1.73B (+10.7% Y/Y) beats by $70M. (PR)
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  • Apr. 24, 2012, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Tuesday's open: AKS, APD, ARMH, BHI, CE, CIT, COH, DLPH, HSY, ITW, JNS, MHP, MMM, NVS, PCAR, PH, PNR, RAI, RF, SNV, T, TROW, UTX, WFT, WU, X
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  • Apr. 23, 2012, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Tuesday's open: AKS, APD, ARMH, BHI, CE, CIT, COH, DLPH, HSY, ITW, JNS, MHP, MMM, NVS, PCAR, PH, PNR, RAI, RF, SNV, T, TROW, UTX, WFT, WU, X
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  • Mar. 12, 2012, 9:47 AM
    Hershey (HSY +1.5%) is raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs, which says it "benefits from portfolio resilience at home and strong momentum abroad... one of the few [packaged food companies] that can maintain organic sales growth momentum and beat earnings expectations." General Mills (GIS -0.3%) and Smuckers (SJM -0.6%) are cut to Neutral.
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  • Feb. 16, 2012, 11:25 AM
    Execs at Cadbury (KFT +0.6%) and Hershey Foods (HSY +0.2%) might be smiling with word that family-owned Mars Inc. will stop selling chocolate products with more than 250 calories by the end of 2013, as part of a corporate goal to improve the nutritional value of its products and to sell them in a responsible way. As for those high-calorie Snickers and Twix bars? R.I.P.
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  • Feb. 1, 2012, 7:02 AM
    Hershey Foods (HSY): Q4 EPS of $0.70 in-line. Revenue of $1.57B (+5.7% Y/Y) in-line. (PR)
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Company Description
The Hershey Co is engaged in the manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing chocolate and sugar confectionery products, pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings and beverages; and gum and mint refreshment products.
Industry: Confectioners
Country: United States