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Hershey Co Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for HSY

Based on 15 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Hershey Co.
Min Forecast
$180.00-4.28%
Avg Forecast
$213.20+13.37%
Max Forecast
$250.00+32.94%

Should I buy or sell HSY stock?

Based on 15 analysts offering ratings for Hershey Co.
Hold
Strong Buy
3 analysts 20%
Buy
1 analysts 6.67%
Hold
10 analysts 66.67%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 6.67%

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HSY stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-02-12
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-02-12
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-02-09
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-02-09
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-02-07
Citigroup
Top 48%
53
HoldInitiates Coverage On$213.00+13.27%2024-02-01
Bernstein
Top 25%
76
BuyUpgrades$235.00+24.97%2024-01-29
Stifel Nicolaus
Top 23%
78
HoldMaintains$205.00+9.01%2024-01-25
Piper Sandler
Top 7%
94
HoldDowngrades$200.00+6.35%2023-11-29
Mizuho
Top 23%
78
HoldMaintains$180.00-4.28%2023-10-31

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Forecast return on equity

Is HSY forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
N/A
Industry
N/A
Market
35.11%

Forecast return on assets

Is HSY forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
N/A
Industry
N/A

HSY revenue forecast

What is HSY's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$11.5B+2.75%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$11.8B+5.77%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$12.2B+9.17%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

HSY earnings growth forecast

How is HSY forecast to perform vs Confectioners companies and vs the US market?
Company
1.69%
Industry
-4.61%
Market
22.32%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

HSY revenue growth forecast

How is HSY forecast to perform vs Confectioners companies and vs the US market?
Company
2.93%
Industry
3.56%
Market
10.82%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

HSY vs Confectioner Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
HSY$188.05$213.20+13.37%Hold
TR$32.53N/AN/A
RMCF$4.10N/AN/A
MDLZ$72.37$80.64+11.42%Strong Buy

Hershey Co Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Hershey Co Stock a good buy in 2024, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 15 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: HSY) stock is to Hold HSY stock.

Out of 15 analysts, 3 (20%) are recommending HSY as a Strong Buy, 1 (6.67%) are recommending HSY as a Buy, 10 (66.67%) are recommending HSY as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending HSY as a Sell, and 1 (6.67%) are recommending HSY as a Strong Sell.

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What is HSY's revenue growth forecast for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: HSY) Hershey Co's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 2.93% is not forecast to beat the US Confectioners industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 3.56%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.82%.

Hershey Co's revenue in 2024 is $11,164,992,000.On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast HSY's revenue for 2024 to be $2,339,669,842,042, with the lowest HSY revenue forecast at $2,333,066,962,216, and the highest HSY revenue forecast at $2,346,240,293,824. On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast HSY's revenue for 2025 to be $2,408,449,721,253, with the lowest HSY revenue forecast at $2,391,109,284,144, and the highest HSY revenue forecast at $2,432,332,261,101.

In 2026, HSY is forecast to generate $2,485,871,368,000 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $2,475,340,615,972 and the highest revenue forecast at $2,493,307,179,446.

What is HSY's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2024-2027?

(NYSE: HSY) forecast ROA is N/A, which is lower than the forecast US Confectioners industry average of N/A.

What is HSY's Price Target?

According to 15 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year HSY price target, the average HSY price target is $213.20, with the highest HSY stock price forecast at $250.00 and the lowest HSY stock price forecast at $180.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Hershey Co's share price could reach $213.20 by Feb 12, 2025. The average Hershey Co stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 13.37% from the current HSY share price of $188.05.

What is HSY's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2024-2027?

(NYSE: HSY) forecast ROE is N/A, which is considered weak.
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