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Hershey Co Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for HSY

Based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Hershey Co.
Min Forecast
$33.00-85.77%
Avg Forecast
$216.36-6.69%
Max Forecast
$255.00+9.97%

Should I buy or sell HSY stock?

Based on 11 analysts offering ratings for Hershey Co.
Buy
Strong Buy
1 analysts 9.09%
Buy
4 analysts 36.36%
Hold
6 analysts 54.55%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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HSY stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Exane BNP Paribas
Bottom 42%
42
HoldInitiates Coverage On$235.00+1.35%2022-11-15
Morgan Stanley
Top 20%
81
HoldMaintains$224.00-3.40%2022-11-08
Deutsche Bank
Top 13%
88
HoldMaintains$236.00+1.78%2022-11-07
Mizuho
Bottom 17%
17
HoldMaintains$222.00-4.26%2022-11-07
RBC Capital
Top 25%
76
BuyInitiates Coverage On$33.00-85.77%2022-09-14
Cowen & Co.
Bottom 17%
17
HoldInitiates Coverage On$238.00+2.64%2022-09-14
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
HoldMaintains$222.00-4.26%2022-04-29
BMO Capital
Bottom 32%
32
BuyMaintains$255.00+9.97%2022-04-29
Credit Suisse
Top 4%
97
BuyMaintains$250.00+7.81%2022-04-29
RBC Capital
Bottom 5%
5
BuyMaintains$237.00+2.21%2022-04-29

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Forecast return on equity

Is HSY forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
62.99%
Industry
32.85%
Market
51.89%
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Forecast return on assets

Is HSY forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
17.93%
Industry
10.58%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

HSY earnings per share forecast

What is HSY's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$8.21+14.03%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$8.95+24.31%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$9.47+31.53%
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HSY revenue forecast

What is HSY's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$10.2B+1.21%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$10.8B+6.94%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$11.1B+9.97%
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HSY earnings growth forecast

How is HSY forecast to perform vs Confectioners companies and vs the US market?
Company
11.1%
Industry
15.46%
Market
20.07%
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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
3.01%
Industry
2.63%
Market
6.4%
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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$231.88$216.36-6.69%Buy
TR$44.94N/AN/A
MDLZ$68.09$70.89+4.11%Strong Buy
RMCF$6.06N/AN/A

Hershey Co Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Hershey Co Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 11 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: HSY) stock is to Buy HSY stock.

Out of 11 analysts, 1 (9.09%) are recommending HSY as a Strong Buy, 4 (36.36%) are recommending HSY as a Buy, 6 (54.55%) are recommending HSY as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending HSY as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending HSY as a Strong Sell.

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What is HSY's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: HSY) Hershey Co's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 11.1% is not forecast to beat the US Confectioners industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 15.46%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 20.07%.

Hershey Co's earnings in 2022 is $1,584,077,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast HSY's earnings for 2022 to be $1,683,727,949, with the lowest HSY earnings forecast at $1,673,473,820, and the highest HSY earnings forecast at $1,704,236,207. On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast HSY's earnings for 2023 to be $1,835,489,055, with the lowest HSY earnings forecast at $1,819,082,449, and the highest HSY earnings forecast at $1,855,997,313.

In 2024, HSY is forecast to generate $1,942,131,995 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,882,658,048 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,997,504,290.

What is HSY's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: HSY) Hershey Co's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 3.01% is forecast to beat the US Confectioners industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 2.63%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 6.4%.

Hershey Co's revenue in 2022 is $10,093,084,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast HSY's revenue for 2022 to be $2,094,905,593,638, with the lowest HSY revenue forecast at $2,076,706,360,761, and the highest HSY revenue forecast at $2,104,719,410,147. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast HSY's revenue for 2023 to be $2,213,654,557,619, with the lowest HSY revenue forecast at $2,161,173,516,255, and the highest HSY revenue forecast at $2,262,946,770,008.

In 2024, HSY is forecast to generate $2,276,242,068,328 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $2,201,349,603,059 and the highest revenue forecast at $2,333,275,737,796.

What is HSY's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: HSY) forecast ROA is 17.93%, which is higher than the forecast US Confectioners industry average of 10.58%.

What is HSY's Price Target?

According to 11 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year HSY price target, the average HSY price target is $216.36, with the highest HSY stock price forecast at $255.00 and the lowest HSY stock price forecast at $33.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Hershey Co's share price could fall to $216.36 by Nov 15, 2023. The average Hershey Co stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of 6.69% from the current HSY share price of $231.88.

What is HSY's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: HSY) Hershey Co's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $7.20. On average, analysts forecast that HSY's EPS will be $8.21 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $8.16, and the highest EPS forecast at $8.31. On average, analysts forecast that HSY's EPS will be $8.95 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $8.87, and the highest EPS forecast at $9.05. In 2024, HSY's EPS is forecast to hit $9.47 (min: $9.18, max: $9.74).

What is HSY's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: HSY) forecast ROE is 62.99%, which is considered strong.
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