Hershey Co (N:HSY)

Jul 23, 2020 06:50 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.804 on the Common Stock and $0.731 on the Class B Common Stock, an increase of about 4%, or $0.031 and $0.029 per share, respectively.  The...
Jul 23, 2020 06:45 am ET
Hershey Reports Second-Quarter 2020 Financial Results; Provides 2020 Business Update
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the second quarter ended June 28, 2020. Second-Quarter 2020 Financial Results Summary1 Consolidated net sales of $1,707.3 million, a decrease of 3.4%.Organic,...
Jun 25, 2020 09:00 am ET
Hershey to Release Second-Quarter 2020 Financial Results on July 23, 2020
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its second-quarter 2020 financial results and other related information on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET, followed by a live question and answer session...
Jun 02, 2020 09:27 am ET
Hershey Releases 2019 Annual Sustainability Report Celebrating 125 Years of Shared Goodness
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today released its 2019 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s commitment to shared goodness as Hershey celebrated a milestone of 125 years.  The report reflects increasing transparency on its...
May 27, 2020 04:38 pm ET
The Hershey Company Announces Pricing of $300,000,000 0.900% Notes Due 2025, $350,000,000 1.700% Notes Due 2030 and $350,000,000 2.650% Notes Due 2050
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced today the pricing of its offering of $300,000,000 of 0.900% notes due 2025, $350,000,000 of 1.700% notes due 2030 and $350,000,000 of 2.650% notes due 2050 (the “Notes Offering”) in a public offering. The...
May 27, 2020 08:30 am ET
The Hershey Company Announces Offering of Notes
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced today that it is offering to sell notes in a public offering (the “Notes Offering”). The Hershey Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Notes Offering to repay a portion of the commercial paper it...
May 27, 2020 08:00 am ET
Hershey Doubling Down on Commitment to Ethical Cocoa Supply Chain
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced an expansion of its Cocoa For Good program, committing to 100% direct-sourced cocoa in high-risk areas by 2025, which will include all of its cocoa sourced by its suppliers from Cote d’Ivoire and...
May 18, 2020 02:11 pm ET
Hershey Stockholders Elect Victor L. Crawford to Company Board
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced the election of Victor L. Crawford to its board of directors. Crawford is the newest Hershey board member and was elected at the company’s recent Annual Stockholder’s Meeting.  Crawford brings deep...
Apr 24, 2020 09:00 am ET
The Hershey Company Commits $1 Million to Production of Disposable Facemasks
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that it is committing $1 million to acquire, install and staff a new manufacturing line dedicated to the production of facemasks. The new line, which will be capable of producing up to 45,000 masks...
Apr 23, 2020 07:05 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.773 on the Common Stock and $0.702 on the Class B Common Stock.  The dividends were declared on April 21, 2020, and are payable June 15, 2020, to...
Apr 23, 2020 07:00 am ET
Hershey Reports First-Quarter 2020 Financial Results
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the first quarter ended March 29, 2020. “We had a solid start to the year with our business performing as expected prior to the impact of COVID-19,” said Michele Buck, The...
Apr 06, 2020 10:00 am ET
Hershey to Webcast First-Quarter Conference Call
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its first-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, April 23, 2020, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET on that date. The company will webcast live its...
Mar 13, 2020 04:23 pm ET
HERSHEY TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD IN PA AND NY
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced it will temporarily close its Hershey’s Chocolate World locations in Hershey, Pa., and in Times Square, New York City, starting with usual closing time on Sunday evening, March 15, for two weeks. The...
Jan 31, 2020 01:20 pm ET
Reese’s Take 5 Breaks Guinness World Records™ Title
Two weeks ago, the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the largest chocolate nut bar was set, but today, Reese’s Take 5 takes over that title. And the Reese’s team is adding pretzels, caramel and peanut butter too! Did you really think Reese’s would...
Jan 30, 2020 07:05 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.773 on the Common Stock and $0.702 on the Class B Common Stock.  The dividends were declared on January 28, 2020, and are payable March 16, 2020, to...
Jan 30, 2020 07:00 am ET
Hershey Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Financial Results; Provides 2020 Outlook
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019. The company also provided its 2020 reported net sales and earnings outlook. “We had a strong year in 2019 with...
Jan 06, 2020 12:57 pm ET
Hershey to Webcast Fourth-Quarter Conference Call
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its fourth-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, January 30, 2020, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET on that date. Investors and analysts may...
Dec 18, 2019 11:00 am ET
Michele Buck Announces Changes to Hershey Executive Team
Michele Buck, Chairman, President and CEO of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY), today announced new leaders who will join her executive management team. “Our strong momentum over the course of 2019 positions the company well as we plan for 2020,”...
Oct 28, 2019 05:41 pm ET
The Hershey Company Announces Pricing of $300,000,000 2.050% Notes Due 2024, $300,000,000 2.450% Notes Due 2029 and $400,000,000 3.125% Notes Due 2049
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced today the pricing of its offering of $300,000,000 of 2.050% notes due 2024, $300,000,000 of 2.450% notes due 2029 and $400,000,000 of 3.125% notes due 2049 (the “Notes Offering”) in a public offering. The...
Oct 28, 2019 08:30 am ET
The Hershey Company Announces Offering of Notes Due 2024, Notes Due 2029 and Notes Due 2049
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced today that it is offering (the “Notes Offering”) to sell notes due 2024, notes due 2029 and notes due 2049 in a public offering. The Hershey Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Notes Offering to...
Oct 24, 2019 07:05 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.773 on the Common Stock and $0.702 on the Class B Common Stock.  The dividends were declared on October 22, 2019, and are payable December 16, 2019,...
Oct 24, 2019 07:00 am ET
Hershey Reports Third-Quarter 2019 Financial Results; Updates 2019 Net Sales Outlook for the Acquisition of ONE Brands
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the third quarter ended September 29, 2019 and updated its 2019 net sales outlook to reflect the acquisition of ONE Brands, LLC. “We are pleased with our third-quarter...
Oct 14, 2019 08:00 am ET
CEO Michele Buck Elected Chairman of The Hershey Company
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Michele Buck as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Hershey Company, effective immediately. Buck will also continue in her current role as President and...
Oct 01, 2019 08:00 am ET
Halloween Legends, Neil Patrick Harris And Reese’s, Team Up To Bring The Ultimate ‘Trick’ or ‘Treat’ House This Season
Two Halloween powerhouses are joining forces this season to create a one-of-a-kind, interactive Halloween experience, It’s A LIVE – a ‘trick’ or ‘treat’ house of epic magnitude. Ringmaster and Halloween savant, Neil Patrick Harris, will supply the...
Oct 01, 2019 08:00 am ET
Hershey to Showcase Solutions That Drive Trips and Increase Sales
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY), celebrating 125 years as a category management and snacking leader, will showcase new insights and investments to increase sales of instant consumables to more than 23,500 convenience store (c-store) retailers at...
Sep 25, 2019 08:00 am ET
Hershey Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Seventh Consecutive Year
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) has once again been named to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices (DJSI). Hershey received its best scores and largest improvements in key sustainability measures since joining the...
Sep 24, 2019 09:00 am ET
Hershey to Webcast Third-Quarter Conference Call
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its third-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, October 24, 2019, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET on that date. The company will webcast live its...
Sep 23, 2019 09:15 am ET
Hershey Completes Acquisition of ONE Brands
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced the completion of its acquisition of ONE Brands, LLC, the maker of a line of low-sugar, high-protein nutrition bars for a purchase price of $397 million, or approximately $325 million net of tax...
Aug 27, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Hershey Announces Expansion of Snack Bar Portfolio
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) strengthened its position as a snacking leader today, announcing that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ONE Brands, LLC, the maker of a line of low-sugar, high-protein nutrition bars. “ONE’s...
Aug 20, 2019 08:00 am ET
Hershey Solutions Online Portal Adds Product Ordering to Help Convenience Store Retailers Maximize Sales and Profits
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), celebrating 125 years as a category management and snacks leader, is offering a new time-saving and profit-building tool for retailers through its Hershey Solutions online portal. The site, launched in 2018, allows...
Aug 19, 2019 06:00 am ET
Hershey Announces Investments in Emerging Snacking Businesses
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) is further expanding its position as a snacking category leader, announcing minority investments in emerging snacking businesses FULFIL Holdings Limited and Blue Stripes LLC. C7 Ventures, Hershey’s venture model,...
Jul 25, 2019 07:05 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.773 on the Common Stock and $0.702 on the Class B Common Stock, an increase of about 7%, or $0.051 and $0.046 per share, respectively. The dividends...
Jul 25, 2019 07:00 am ET
Hershey Reports Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results; Updates 2019 Net Sales and Earnings Outlook
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.  The company updated its net sales outlook to the mid-point of the previously guided range, and slightly raised its reported and...
Jul 05, 2019 03:30 pm ET
UPDATE - Hershey’s to Launch Limited-Edition Chocolate Bar Featuring Emojis
The Hershey’s brand came up with a new way to satisfy America’s love for emojis. For the first time in The Hershey Company’s 125-year history, the iconic Hershey’s brand is changing the look of its original milk chocolate bar and transforming each...
Jun 26, 2019 09:30 am ET
Hershey to Webcast Second-Quarter Conference Call
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its second-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, July 25, 2019, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET on that date. The company will webcast live its...
Jun 20, 2019 08:30 am ET
The Hershey Company Announces Grants for Teens to Tackle Social Isolation
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced its new grant program, The Heartwarming Project Action Grants, at its first-ever Makers of Good Teen Summit in New York City. The program will award grants to 400 teen projects aimed at overcoming one...
Jun 17, 2019 12:05 pm ET
Hershey Named to Civic 50 for ‘Sharing Goodness’ with Communities
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has been named to The Civic 50 for the seventh consecutive year as one of America’s most community-minded companies, an annual recognition from Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer...
May 30, 2019 09:05 am ET
The Hershey Company partners with Singer-Songwriter, Lauren Jauregui to Inspire Teens to Increase Connection and Overcome Social Isolation
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced, singer-songwriter Lauren Jauregui will headline the “Makers of Good Teen Summit,” a one-day event in New York City for teens from across the country to collaborate and develop strategies for...
May 20, 2019 07:00 am ET
Hershey Showcases 125 Years of Brand Relevance at 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), celebrating 125 years as a category management and snacks leader, will spotlight its ongoing commitment to consumer relevance at the National Confectioner’s Association’s 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo, May 21-23 in...
May 15, 2019 01:00 pm ET
Hershey’s Unwrapped to Open This Month at Hershey’s Chocolate World
Looking for something new to do with the entire family this Summer? Hershey’s Chocolate World in Hershey, PA just announced Hershey’s Unwrapped, a new, fully immersive, interactive experience that will take families on a fun chocolate tasting...
May 14, 2019 09:00 am ET
Hershey’s to Launch Limited-Edition Chocolate Bar Featuring Emojis
The Hershey’s brand came up with a new way to satisfy America’s love for emojis. For the first time in The Hershey Company’s 125-year history, the iconic Hershey’s brand is changing the look of its original milk chocolate bar and transforming each...
May 14, 2019 08:00 am ET
Hershey Highlights Progress in Key Areas of Deforestation, Sustainable Cocoa and Human Rights in 2018 Sustainability Report
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today released its latest Shared Goodness Report, highlighting progress made on sustainability issues where Hershey can have an impact. Since announcing its Shared Goodness Promise sustainability strategy last year,...
Apr 25, 2019 07:05 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.722 on the Common Stock and $0.656 on the Class B Common Stock. The dividends were declared on April 23, 2019, and are payable June 14, 2019, to...
Apr 25, 2019 07:00 am ET
Hershey Reports First-Quarter 2019 Financial Results; Reaffirms 2019 Net Sales and Earnings Outlook
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 and reaffirmed its 2019 net sales and earnings outlook. “Our year has gotten off to a strong start and we are on track to deliver our...
Apr 24, 2019 08:00 am ET
It’s Confirmed! KIT KAT® Is Launching New KIT KAT® Duos Mint + Dark Chocolate in the U.S.
America, the rumors are true: a new KIT KAT® flavor will be coming to the U.S. Introducing new KIT KAT® Duos Mint + Dark Chocolate, the first year-round KIT KAT® flavor in almost a decade. “KIT KAT® is known around the world for its inventive...
Apr 18, 2019 09:08 am ET
Michele Buck Announces New Leaders to Hershey Executive Team
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced new executive leaders who will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Michele Buck. “These appointments are testament to Hershey’s internal succession planning and its ability to attract...
Apr 15, 2019 09:00 am ET
Reese’s is Freezing Eggs!
Easter is almost here, which means Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs won’t be around much longer.  While it’s no secret that everyone loves these chocolate and peanut butter wonders (yep, it’s the number one Easter candy*), their limited time availability...
Apr 15, 2019 07:00 am ET
New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for The Kroger, UGI, Ares Capital, Cabot Microelectronics, Hershey, and Lindsay — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI), Ares Capital...
Apr 11, 2019 08:55 am ET
Hershey Nominates New Independent Director for Election to Company Board
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that its Board of Directors has nominated Juan R. Perez, Chief Information and Engineering Officer, United Parcel Service, Inc., for election to the Board.  The Hershey Board has also nominated the...
Apr 01, 2019 10:00 am ET
Hershey to Webcast First-Quarter Conference Call
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its first-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, April 25, 2019, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET on that date. The company will webcast live its...
Mar 20, 2019 06:00 am ET
Henri the Bulldog Wins the Cadbury “Bunny” Tryouts
The Cadbury brand, one of America’s top Easter brands, has announced Henri, a bulldog as the winner of its’ first-ever “Bunny Tryouts.” This Easter, Henri, who lives with his owners Kathie & Tim Santillo in Wilmington, NC, will star with the...
Mar 19, 2019 09:30 am ET
Hershey Announces First-Ever “Makers of Good” Teen Summit
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced its “Makers of Good Teen Summit” on June 20 in New York City. The one-day event will bring together teens from across the country to collaborate and develop strategies for overcoming social isolation...
Mar 13, 2019 10:04 am ET
Hershey Announces Action Plans To Protect and Restore Forests in Cocoa Growing Region
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) is taking action to protect forests and restore forest cover in the cocoa growing regions in West Africa.  The company today released action plans that are part of the company’s commitments as a founding member of...
Mar 01, 2019 11:38 am ET
UPDATE – Cadbury Brand Is Giving Pets the Chance to Be a TV Star
For the first time ever, Cadbury, one of America’s top Easter brands, is giving one lucky pet the chance to star in its iconic Clucking Bunny commercial. For over 35 years, the Cadbury brand has been running the iconic ad where animals try out to...
Feb 27, 2019 07:45 am ET
Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind The Kroger, MarketAxess, Eros International, Hershey, Actuant, and Gazit-Globe — New Horizons, Emerging Trends, and Upcoming Developments
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX), Eros...
Feb 20, 2019 12:00 pm ET
Hershey Reaffirms Outlook For 2019
In a presentation today at the 2019 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference, Michele G. Buck, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY), reviewed the progress the company has made against its strategic...
Feb 20, 2019 06:00 am ET
Cadbury Brand Is Giving Pets the Chance to Be a TV Star
For the first time ever, Cadbury, one of America’s top Easter brands, is giving one lucky pet the chance to star in its iconic Clucking Bunny commercial. For over 35 years, the Cadbury brand has been running the iconic ad where animals try out to...
Feb 06, 2019 01:00 pm ET
Hershey Webcast Presentation At 2019 CAGNY Conference
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will make a presentation at the 2019 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference in Boca Raton, Fla., at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  Michele G. Buck, President and...
Jan 31, 2019 07:05 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.722 on the Common Stock and $0.656 on the Class B Common Stock. The dividends were declared on January 29, 2019, and are payable March 15, 2019, to...
Jan 31, 2019 07:00 am ET
Hershey Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2018 Financial Results; Provides 2019 Outlook
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced net sales and earnings for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018.  The company also provided its 2019 reported net sales and earnings outlook. “I’m pleased that we delivered our...
Jan 24, 2019 06:00 am ET
Hershey Announces New Environmental Policy and Initiatives to Significantly Reduce Its Impact on the Planet
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced from Kakum National Park in Southern Ghana a package of environmental initiatives and commitments, including establishing a new comprehensive environmental policy, signing the United Nations Global...
Jan 11, 2019 10:00 am ET
Hershey to Webcast Fourth-Quarter Conference Call
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its fourth-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, January 31, 2019, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET on that date. Investors and analysts may...
Jan 10, 2019 09:00 am ET
SAS spotlights work with Ann Taylor, Belk, Hershey and Office Depot Europe at NRF19
NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NRF 108th Annual Convention and EXPO -- Consumers have almost endless choices when looking for a chocolate fix or the latest fashion. Retailers and consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers must use all available tools to connect with and delight customers in the mall and online. Increasingly, these tools include artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced analytics from SAS, the leader in analytics, to transform customer, pricing and supply chain data into better decisions and healthier margins....
Dec 07, 2018 07:55 am ET
Recent Analysis Shows Moody's, Hershey, NovoCure, Mohawk Industries, La-Z-Boy, and Lockheed Martin Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO), Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), NovoCure...
Nov 07, 2018 06:08 pm ET
The Hershey Company Agrees to Purchase Common Stock From Hershey Trust Company
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced today that it has agreed to purchase 450,000 shares of its common stock from Hershey Trust Company, as Trustee for the Milton Hershey School Trust, for approximately $48 million, or $106.30 per share....
Nov 07, 2018 05:05 pm ET
Hershey Trust Company Announces Sale of Hershey Company Common Stock
HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hershey Trust Company today announced the sale of 4.5 million shares of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) common stock....
Nov 01, 2018 02:34 pm ET
There’s No Wrong Way to Eat a Reese’s … Just More Ways
Did you forget? There’s no wrong way to eat a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. There never has been, and there never will be. In March 2019, Reese’s brand will give you one more way to eat a Reese’s, with the launch of Reese’s Thins. “America, we’re...
Oct 30, 2018 07:20 am ET
Market Trends Toward New Normal in Teledyne Technologies, Hershey, Proofpoint, U.S. Silica, World Fuel Services, and Callaway Golf — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY),...
Oct 25, 2018 07:05 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.722 on the Common Stock and $0.656 on the Class B Common Stock. The dividends were declared on October 9, 2018 and are payable December 14, 2018 to...
Oct 25, 2018 07:00 am ET
Hershey Reports Third-Quarter 2018 Financial Results
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced sales and earnings for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018 and reaffirmed its 2018 reported net sales and adjusted earnings outlook. “We remain on track to achieve the financial targets we...
Oct 24, 2018 09:00 am ET
Celebrating U.S. Manufacturing at North America’s Largest Chocolate-making Factory
Senior executives from Walmart and The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) came together to celebrate a shared commitment to increase U.S. manufacturing jobs. The event comes in the week leading up to the busiest day at U.S. retail for candy sales. During...
Oct 22, 2018 08:00 am ET
HERSHEY’S Partners With Ninja and DrLupo at TwitchCon 2018
Following the launch of one of the most exciting candy mashups in Hershey’s brand history, the brand announced today another epic mashup – a partnership with gaming icons Ninja and DrLupo at TwitchCon 2018. This will be the brand’s first foray in...
Oct 17, 2018 04:05 pm ET
Hershey Completes Acquisition of Pirate Brands
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Pirate Brands from B Foods, Inc., including the Pirate’s Booty, Smart Puffs and Original Tings brands, for a purchase price of $420 million, or approximately...
Oct 11, 2018 07:00 am ET
HERSHEY’S and REESE’S Brands Unite for the Ultimate Product Mashup
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today revealed one of the most epic brand collaborations of all-time: Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar with Reese’s Pieces candy. The new bar combines two iconic brands – Hershey’s Reese’s – to create the ultimate...
Oct 08, 2018 08:00 am ET
Hershey Showcases Expanded C-Store Insights & Category Expertise at National Association of Convenience Stores Show in Las Vegas
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) unveils its latest confectionery category leadership and shopper-driven merchandising solutions to more than 23,500 convenience store (c-store) retailers at the 2018 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)...
Oct 03, 2018 11:15 am ET
Hershey to Webcast Third-Quarter Conference Call
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its third-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, October 25, 2018, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET on that date. The company will webcast live its...
Sep 25, 2018 08:00 am ET
Hershey Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Sixth Consecutive Year
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) has been named again to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices (DJSI). Hershey is one of only 13 companies from the Food, Beverage and Tobacco Industry in the World Index and one of...
Sep 24, 2018 03:56 pm ET
The Hershey Company Launches “The Heartwarming Project”
The Hershey Company is launching The Heartwarming Project, an initiative dedicated to helping kids and families build meaningful social connections. The project, which builds on the power of the company’s beloved brands to create connections,...
Sep 19, 2018 03:00 pm ET
Hershey Unveils Mobile Customer Insights Center, Delivering Category-Leading Expertise Directly To Retailers
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today unveiled its new 53-foot, expandable Mobile Customer Insights Center (MCIC) tractor trailer during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hershey’s headquarters. Beginning immediately, the MCIC will take Hershey’s shopper...
Sep 13, 2018 07:05 am ET
Hershey’s Melting the Distance Between People, One Chocolate Bar at a Time
From small towns to urban hubs, the Hershey’s brand is on a mission to warm the hearts of Americans. On September 13, Milton Hershey’s 161st birthday, Hershey employees are taking a break from the office and taking to the streets – of their...
Sep 12, 2018 06:00 pm ET
Hershey to Acquire Pirate Brands From B&G Foods
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) and B Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Hershey to acquire Pirate Brands, including the Pirate’s Booty, Smart Puffs and Original Tings brands. “Pirate’s...
Aug 28, 2018 04:38 pm ET
Hershey Highlights Critical Digital Growth Strategies for 2019 & Beyond at Analyst Event
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today held an Analyst Event at its Global Customer Innovation Center (GCIC) in Hershey, Pa., providing an unprecedented glimpse into how its digital growth strategies are fully integrated with its in-store retailing...
Aug 16, 2018 04:22 pm ET
The Hershey Company Announces Details of 2018 Analyst Event
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that members of its management team will provide an update on the company's growth strategies related to digital commerce during a live webcast on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m. ET.  At...
Aug 16, 2018 08:00 am ET
Patricia A. Little Announces Intention to Retire as CFO of The Hershey Company
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced that Patricia A. Little, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, intends to retire from the company in the spring of 2019.  Little has served as the company’s CFO since joining in 2015....
Jul 26, 2018 07:05 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.722 on the Common Stock and $0.656 on the Class B Common Stock, an increase of about 10%, or $0.066 and $0.060 per share, respectively. The dividends...
Jul 26, 2018 07:00 am ET
Hershey Reports Second-Quarter 2018 Financial Results
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced sales and earnings for the second quarter ended July 1, 2018. The company updated its 2018 reported net sales and earnings outlook to reflect strategic international business divestitures and...
Jul 24, 2018 08:00 am ET
New Research Reveals Branded Desserts Win With Gen Z and Millennials
The Hershey Company’s (NYSE:HSY) Foodservice team, one of the industry’s leading branded sweet ingredient, snack and refreshment suppliers, conducted custom research through The Center for Generational Kinetics. The findings reveal perceptions,...
Jul 17, 2018 08:00 am ET
Hershey Recognized by Civic 50 for ‘Sharing Goodness’ with Communities
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) was recognized for the sixth time as one of America’s 50 most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an annual recognition from Points of Light for companies that most effectively use their resources to help...
Jul 10, 2018 11:56 am ET
Hershey to Webcast Second-Quarter Conference Call
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its second-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, July 26, 2018, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET on that date. The company will webcast live its...
Jul 03, 2018 10:00 am ET
Hershey Names Damien Atkins Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced that Damien Atkins has been named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective August 13. In his new role, Atkins will lead Hershey’s legal, government relations, and corporate...
Jun 05, 2018 12:07 pm ET
Hershey Announces Its New CSR Strategy, ‘Shared Goodness Promise,’ and Releases Its 2017 CSR Report
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today released its 2017 Shared Goodness Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report and unveiled its new CSR strategy, Shared Goodness Promise, which aims to make a positive difference in peoples’ lives through...
May 31, 2018 08:00 am ET
New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A, Iamgold, The Habit Restaurants, Hershey, Assured Guaranty, and Apollo Global Management — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sus
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. (NASDAQ:CRESY), Iamgold Corporation (NYSE:IAG), The...
May 25, 2018 08:00 am ET
The Hershey Company Teams Up With Hershey Native & Soccer Phenom Christian Pulisic
This week, The Hershey Company announced a partnership with global soccer sensation, Christian Pulisic. A native of Hershey, Pa., Pulisic plays as an attacking midfielder for German club Borussia Dortmund and the United States national team. To...
May 17, 2018 08:30 am ET
Hershey Releases ‘Shopper’s World’ Retail Report
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) released its second annual ‘In a Shopper’s World’ retail report ahead of the National Confectioner’s Association’s 2018 Sweets and Snacks Expo. The Power of Search in a Shopper’s World showcases how to build a retail...
May 17, 2018 08:15 am ET
Hershey Showcases Commitment to Growth at 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) will spotlight its iconic brands Hershey’s, Reese’s, Kit Kat and Ice Breakers as category leaders and retail sales drivers during the National Confectioner’s Association’s 2018 Sweets and Snacks Expo, May 22-24 in...
May 16, 2018 09:00 am ET
BROOKSIDE Rolls Out “The Ballsy List” Contest to Help Support Women Making Bold Moves
Brookside Chocolate is calling on women to share their daring dreams for a chance to have the brand make them a reality through “The Ballsy List” contest*. Bold enough to do something daring on your bucket list? Brave enough to go skydiving, travel...
May 15, 2018 01:51 pm ET
REESE’S Goes All Out for Most Outrageous Fans
After a much-anticipated wait, Reese’s latest innovation -- Reese’s Outrageous Bars – are finally hitting store shelves! The new bar explodes with creamy Reese’s peanut butter, smooth caramel and crunchy Reese’s Pieces candy, all covered in rich...
May 15, 2018 01:02 pm ET
REESE’S Goes All Out for Most Outrageous Fans
After a much-anticipated wait, Reese’s latest innovation -- Reese’s Outrageous Bars – are finally hitting store shelves! The new bar explodes with creamy Reese’s peanut butter, smooth caramel and crunchy Reese’s Pieces candy, all covered in rich...
May 14, 2018 08:00 am ET
REESE’S Goes All Out for Most Outrageous Fans
After a much-anticipated wait, Reese’s latest innovation -- Reese’s Outrageous Bars – are finally hitting store shelves! The new bar explodes with creamy Reese’s peanut butter, smooth caramel and crunchy Reese’s Pieces candy, all covered in rich...
May 04, 2018 10:00 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.656 on the Common Stock and $0.596 on the Class B Common Stock. The dividends were declared on May 2, 2018 and are payable June 15, 2018 to...
May 03, 2018 05:42 pm ET
The Hershey Company Announces Pricing of $350,000,000 2.900% Notes Due 2020, $350,000,000 3.100% Notes Due 2021 and $500,000,000 3.375% Notes Due 2023
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today the pricing of its offering of $350,000,000 of 2.900% notes due 2020, $350,000,000 of 3.100% notes due 2021 and $500,000,000 of 3.375% notes due 2023 (the “Notes Offering”) in a public offering. The...
May 03, 2018 08:52 am ET
The Hershey Company Announces Offering of Notes Due 2020, Notes Due 2021 and Notes Due 2023
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it is offering (the “Notes Offering”) to sell notes due 2020, notes due 2021 and notes due 2023 in a public offering. The Hershey Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Notes Offering to...
Apr 26, 2018 07:00 am ET
Hershey Reports First-Quarter Results; Reaffirms 2018 Earnings, Refines Sales Outlook
HERSHEY, Pa., April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced sales and earnings for the first quarter ended April 1, 2018, and refined its 2018 financial outlook:
Apr 06, 2018 07:35 am ET
Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Avis Budget Group, Hershey, PDC Energy, Qualys, Snap-On, and Cenovus Energy — What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape
NEW YORK, April 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR), Hershey...
Apr 05, 2018 09:00 am ET
Shine On: Ice Breakers Brand Debuts Glitter Gum
HERSHEY, Pa., April 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ice Breakers, the brand that encourages fans to confidently break through the ordinary, is adding some sparkle to the gum aisle with the release of the first-of-its-kind, glitter-sprinkled gum in...
Apr 04, 2018 10:00 am ET
Hershey to Webcast First-Quarter Conference Call
HERSHEY, Pa., April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its first-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, April 26, 2018, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30...
Apr 03, 2018 08:00 am ET
Hershey Announces Cocoa For Good, the Company’s Half-Billion Dollar Sustainable Cocoa Strategy
HERSHEY, Pa., April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced Cocoa For Good, its holistic  cocoa sustainability strategy. The comprehensive strategy addresses the most pressing issues facing cocoa-growing communities: poverty, poor nutrition, at-risk youth,...
Mar 29, 2018 07:00 am ET
REESE’S Sets Up the Easter-Themed April Fools’ Prank You’ve Been Dreaming About 
HERSHEY, Pa., March 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Finally, a practical joke you’d welcome. This year, Easter and April Fools’ fall on the same day, so Reese’s decided to celebrate a little early and conduct a fun social...
Mar 20, 2018 09:00 am ET
A Decade of Madness: REESE’S and NCAA® Celebrate 10 Years of Teamwork and REESE’S College All-Star Game
SAN ANTONIO, March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For ten years, the Reese’s brand has partnered with the NCAA® to create exciting March Madness events, including Reese’s Final Four Friday and Reese’s National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC)...
Mar 07, 2018 08:00 am ET
Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Teradata, Hershey, Allegheny Technologies, The Cheesecake Factory, TEGNA, and Covanta Holding — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence
NEW YORK, March 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC), Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY),...
Feb 22, 2018 08:30 am ET
John P. Bilbrey Announces Retirement as Chairman of The Hershey Company Board of Directors; Charles A. Davis Elected as Successor
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced that John P. Bilbrey has informed the company that he will retire as chairman of its board of directors. He will not stand for re-election at...
Feb 21, 2018 04:00 pm ET
Hershey Reaffirms Outlook For 2018
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a presentation today at the 2018 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference, Michele G. Buck, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) and Patricia A....
Feb 12, 2018 07:00 am ET
Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifting Sucks, But Jolly Rancher Candy is Here To Save the Day With New Jewelry Line
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oh no!  Valentine’s Day is just two days away and many gift givers still don’t have a token of affection for their significant other.  That sucks!   Knowing lots of Valentine’s...
Feb 07, 2018 10:00 am ET
Hershey Webcast Presentation At 2018 CAGNY Conference
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will make a presentation at the 2018 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference in Boca Raton, Fla., at 4 p.m....
Feb 01, 2018 01:00 pm ET
The Hershey Company Commits to Protect Forests in Cocoa-Growing Regions
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today it has made a commitment to no new deforestation in its global cocoa supply chain.  This commitment is aimed at stopping ongoing deforestation and...
Feb 01, 2018 09:00 am ET
Want a Taste of Gold? HERSHEY’S Brand To Give Away Coupons for HERSHEY’S Gold Bars To Celebrate Team USA Gold Medal Wins
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As Team USA marches towards the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), an official sponsor of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), announced today an exciting opportunity...
Feb 01, 2018 07:10 am ET
Hershey Co. Cl B to Host Earnings Call
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 1, 2018 / Hershey Co. Cl B (NYSE: HSY) will be discussing their earnings results in their Q4 Earnings Call to be held on February 1, 2018 at 8:30 AM Eastern Time.
Feb 01, 2018 07:05 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.656 on the Common Stock and $0.596 on the Class B Common Stock. The dividends were...
Feb 01, 2018 07:00 am ET
Hershey Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Results; Provides 2018 Outlook
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced sales and earnings for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017. Consolidated net sales were $1,939.6 million compared with $1,970.2 million for the fourth...
Jan 31, 2018 08:30 am ET
Hershey Completes Tender Offer for All Outstanding Shares of Amplify Snack Brands, Inc.
HERSHEY, Pa. and AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) (“Hershey”) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced tender offer by Alphabet Merger Sub Inc., a subsidiary of Hershey (“Purchaser”), for...
Jan 23, 2018 09:00 am ET
Share the Love With Everyone You Adore With New Valentine’s Day Products From The Hershey Company
HERSHEY, Pa., Jan. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parents, neighbors, friends, teachers – everyone deserves to be shown a little love on Valentine’s Day. While gifts to significant others are still the most common, increased attention is being...
Jan 18, 2018 09:00 am ET
Hershey to Webcast Fourth-Quarter Conference Call
HERSHEY, Pa., Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its fourth-quarter sales and earnings results on Thursday, February 1, 2018, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30...
Jan 17, 2018 09:00 am ET
REESE’S Brand Extends Senior Bowl Title Sponsorship
MOBILE, Ala., Jan. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Reese’s brand announced today the extension of its title sponsorship of the Reese’s Senior Bowl. The Reese’s brand has been the title sponsor of the game since 2014.  
Dec 21, 2017 03:43 pm ET
WeissLaw LLP Investigates Amplify Snack Brands Inc. Acquisition
NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Amplify Snack Brands Inc. ("BETR" or the "Company") (NYSE: BETR) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by The Hershey Company ("HSY") (NYSE: HSY).  Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, the Company's shareholders will receive $12.00 for each BETR share they own....
Dec 19, 2017 04:53 pm ET
Government of Côte d’Ivoire and Hershey Partner to Increase Locally Processed Cocoa and Provide Basic Nutrition to 25,000 Ivorian School Children
HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) and the government of Côte d’Ivoire announced today a new partnership to increase the company’s sourcing of cocoa processed in Côte d’Ivoire.  They also agreed to...
Dec 18, 2017 01:23 pm ET
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. - BETR
NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities firm headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. ("Amplify" or the "Company") (NYSE: BETR) relating to the merger of the Company to The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY). As a result of the merger Amplify shareholders are only anticipated to receive $12.00 in cash in exchange for each share of Amplify....
Dec 18, 2017 07:09 am ET
Amplify (BETR) Alert: Johnson Fistel Investigates Proposed Sale of Amplify Snack Brands, Inc.; Is $12.00 a Fair Price for Shareholders?
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. ("Amplify") (NYSE: BETR) breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed sale of the Company to The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) ("Hershey"). Amplify develops, markets, and distributes better-for-you snack products in North America and internationally....
Dec 18, 2017 07:01 am ET
Hershey Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Amplify Snack Brands, Inc.
HERSHEY, Pa. and AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) (“Hershey”) and Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (NYSE:BETR) (“Amplify”) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Hershey will acquire...
Dec 14, 2017 10:15 am ET
HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction Unwraps New, Immersive, Sensory Experience in Times Square
HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced the grand opening of New York City’s sweetest landmark – the new, expanded location of Hershey’s Chocolate World Times Square Attraction. The new store...
Dec 06, 2017 04:01 pm ET
Wendy L. Schoppert Named to The Hershey Company Board of Directors
HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced the appointment of Wendy L. Schoppert to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Dec 06, 2017 08:00 am ET
Ice Breakers Brand Creates Team Unicorn to Spark “Unicorn Moments” through Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- During the lead up to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Ice Breakers — a leading mint and gum brand from The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) — will rally fans to pursue their...
Dec 05, 2017 07:00 am ET
Chocolate on Chocolate on Chocolate: Hershey’s Cookie Layer Crunch Launches New Triple Chocolate Flavor
HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced the newest flavor of the Hershey’s Cookie Layer Crunch product portfolio, Triple Chocolate, has hit store shelves at retailers nationwide. Made from chocolate crème, chocolate...
Sep 26, 2017 03:11 pm ET
Candy Bowls are Overflowing This Halloween With New Sweets and Seasonal Favorites From The Hershey Company
HERSHEY, Pa., Sept. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halloween has become a tradition that extends beyond October 31st, with the trend of consumers celebrating the stress-free holiday with friends, parties and adventures throughout what is now known as Halloween Season. Candy is the number one purchase during this time¹ and this October will be no exception with the combination of new innovations and seasonal favorites from The Hershey Company’s iconic brands. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) holds the #1 Halloween market share (38.3 percent) and three of the top five Halloween candy brands, inclu...
Aug 23, 2017 07:15 pm ET
The Hershey Company Agrees to Purchase Common Stock From Hershey Trust Company
HERSHEY, Pa., Aug. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it has agreed to purchase 1,500,000 shares of its common stock from Hershey Trust Company, as Trustee for the Milton Hershey School Trust, for approximately $159 million, or $106 per share....
Jul 26, 2017 07:32 am ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
HERSHEY, Pa., July 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.656 on the Common Stock and $0.596 on the Class B Common Stock, an increase of about 6%, or $0.038 and $0.034 per share, respectively. The dividends were declared on July 25, 2017 and are payable September 15, 2017 to stockholders of record August 25, 2017. It is the 351st consecutive regular dividend on the Common Stock and the 132nd consecutive regular dividend on the Class B Common Stock....
Jul 05, 2017 04:28 pm ET
Hershey to Webcast Second-Quarter Conference Call
HERSHEY, Pa., July 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today that it will release its second-quarter sales and earnings results on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, and hold a conference call with analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET on that date. The company will webcast live its second-quarter conference call via the Hershey corporate website.  Please click here and navigate to “CALENDAR OF EVENTS” for webcast details....
Jun 28, 2017 10:31 am ET
Trade Ideas on Aaron's, Inc., Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, The Hershey Company, KB Home and Western Digital
CHICAGO, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAN, CBI, HSY, KBH, and WDC....
May 18, 2017 08:00 am ET
Hershey’s On-Trend Snacks Portfolio & Insights-Driven Shopper Experiences Unveiled at 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo
HERSHEY, Pa., May 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), the second-largest snacks manufacturer in the U.S. and the leader in U.S. confection1, announced its vision earlier this year to be both an iconic candy company and an innovative snacking powerhouse. Hershey’s expertise and insight into the future of snacks and food retail will be the center point of Hershey’s booth (#1601) at the annual Sweets & Snacks Expo, May 23-25, in Chicago....
May 02, 2017 03:11 pm ET
Hershey Declares Quarterly Dividends
HERSHEY, Pa., May 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced quarterly dividends of $0.618 on the Common Stock and $0.562 on the Class B Common Stock. The dividends are payable June 15, 2017, to stockholders of record May 25, 2017. It is the 350th consecutive regular dividend on the Common Stock and the 131st consecutive regular dividend on the Class B Common Stock....
Apr 27, 2017 09:00 am ET
The Hershey Company Releases New, Limited-Edition Collection Inspired by ‘Flavors of America’
Flavors of America CollectionHERSHEY, Pa., April 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announces its line-up of all-new, limited-edition products with flavors inspired by the unique tastes of iconic, U.S. summer destinations. The new ‘Flavors of America’ collection is an assortment of six classic products from iconic brands, including Hershey’s, Hershey’s Kisses, Reese’s, Kit Kat®, Twizzlers and PayDay – all with summer-inspired flavors sure to transport your senses....
Apr 21, 2017 12:15 pm ET
New Hershey Commitments Expand Efforts to Help Consumers Make Informed and Smart Snack Choices
HERSHEY, Pa., April 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today new commitments that will increase the visibility of nutrition information and portion options as part of their ongoing efforts to offer a broad range of delicious snacks and clear information. This builds on Hershey’s ongoing commitment to provide choice and transparency....
Mar 10, 2017 02:37 pm ET
CORRECTING and REPLACING – The Mystery is Solved: Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Cup to Launch This May
In a release issued under the same headline yesterday by The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), the sizes of the new Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Cup were listed as 1.5-oz. and 2.8-oz. in the third paragraph and the list that followed. In actuality, the sizes of the product will be 1.4-oz. and 2.68-oz., respectively. The corrected release follows:...
Mar 07, 2017 09:00 am ET
Sweet Deal: The Hershey Company and NCAA® Renew Partnership; Reese’s Brand Returns as “Official Confectionery Partner of the NCAA®”
HERSHEY, Pa., March 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- College basketball just got a whole lot sweeter! Today, The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced a five-year extension with CBS Sports, Turner Sports and the NCAA® to continue its role as “Official Confectionery Partner.” Hershey’s iconic brand, Reese’s, will return as title sponsor of the Reese’s College All-Star Game and will continue to host a kick-off to Final Four® weekend with Reese’s Final Four Friday®....
Feb 28, 2017 04:30 pm ET
Hershey Details Strategy for Continued Growth
“Margin for Growth” program expected to enable investments in business model and generate about 22% to 23% adjusted operating profit margin by year end 2019Updates long-term constant currency net sales growth target to +2-4%; reaffirms long-term adjusted earnings per share-diluted growth target of +6-8%2017 reported earnings per share-diluted expected to be in the $3.19 to $3.45 rangeOutlook for 2017 net sales and adjusted earnings per share-diluted reaffirmed:- Full year net sales expected to increase 2% to 3%- Adjusted earnings per share-diluted expected to increase 7% to 9% and be in the ...
Feb 23, 2017 04:30 pm ET
Michele Buck Announces Hershey Executive Team
Hershey 2017 Executive TeamHERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced the new executive leadership team that incoming President and CEO Michele Buck has chosen to lead the organization into the next phase of its growth and success. The new team balances continuity in key positions through exceptional leaders from within the company and world-class talent from outside of Hershey. ...
Feb 14, 2017 10:00 am ET
The Hershey Company Announces Details of 2017 Investor Update
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced that its management team will provide an update on the company's growth strategies during a live web cast on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m. ET. Incoming Chief Executive Officer Michelle Buck and management team members will also conduct a question and answer session as part of the update. The meeting will be webcast live on The Hershey Company's website, www.thehersheycompany.com. Please go to the Investors section of the website for further details....
Dec 21, 2016 04:01 pm ET
Michele Buck Appointed President and CEO of The Hershey Company, effective March 1, 2017
Michele BuckHERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Michele Buck, currently the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, as Hershey’s next President and Chief Executive Officer effective March 1, 2017. She will succeed John P. Bilbrey, who previously announced his intention to retire from the company. Bilbrey will continue as Non-Executive Chairman of Hershey’s Board of Directors following his retirement as President and CEO....
Aug 18, 2016 10:31 am ET
InvestorsObserver releases covered-call reports for Fitbit, Facebook, The Hershey Company, Weibo and Qualcomm
CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for FB, FIT, HSY, QCOM, and WB....
Jul 18, 2016 10:31 am ET
Kinder Morgan, General Motors, Blackrock Incorporated, The Hershey Company, and Consol Energy and more offer option-trading opportunities that offer returns of more than 20%
CHICAGO, July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for BLK, CNX, GM, HSY, and KMI....
Jun 10, 2016 10:31 am ET
GoPro, The J.M. Smucker Company, The Hershey Company, Randgold Resources, and Ralph Lauren and more offer option-trading opportunities that offer returns of more than 20%
CHICAGO, June 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for GPRO, SJM, HSY, GOLD and RL....
Feb 23, 2016 09:00 am ET
Make Easter Unforgettable With Egg-Citing New Products From Hershey's
HERSHEY, Pa., Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The best parts of holiday celebrations are the familiar traditions that form lasting memories. This year, The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) wants to make Easter the most egg-cellent holiday by inspiring new traditions that families can incorporate for years to come. With delicious new sweets and creative activities, crafts and recipes, Hershey's will help your family make this Easter the most memorable one yet. ...
Jan 20, 2016 09:00 am ET
TAKE5, The Greatest Candy Bar You've Never Heard Of
HERSHEY, Pa., Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For those in the know, the greatest candy bar is no secret....

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