The Hershey Company (HSY) Analysts See $1.42 EPS; Shorts at TENARIS SA LUXEMBOURG ORDINARY SHARES (TNRSF) Raised By 4.42%

April 13, 2018 - By Peter Kolinski

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Analysts expect The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) to report $1.42 EPS on April, 25.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 8.40% from last quarter’s $1.31 EPS. HSY’s profit would be $298.89M giving it 16.83 P/E if the $1.42 EPS is correct. After having $1.03 EPS previously, The Hershey Company’s analysts see 37.86% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.12% or $1.08 during the last trading session, reaching $95.57. About 776,844 shares traded. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has declined 9.67% since April 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.22% the S&P500.

TENARIS SA LUXEMBOURG ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:TNRSF) had an increase of 4.42% in short interest. TNRSF’s SI was 13.19 million shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 4.42% from 12.63M shares previously. With 27,800 avg volume, 475 days are for TENARIS SA LUXEMBOURG ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:TNRSF)’s short sellers to cover TNRSF’s short positions. The SI to TENARIS SA LUXEMBOURG ORDINARY SHARES’s float is 2.83%. It closed at $16.8225 lastly. It is down 0.00% since April 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 22 analysts covering The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), 3 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. The Hershey Company had 65 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 24 by Susquehanna. The stock of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 6 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Wednesday, February 14. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna with “Neutral” on Tuesday, October 25. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, March 2. On Thursday, October 27 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Societe Generale on Tuesday, February 28. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Tuesday, January 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 49 investors sold The Hershey Company shares while 191 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 193 raised stakes. 107.20 million shares or 0.23% more from 106.96 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sandy Spring Bancorporation holds 1,279 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Gofen And Glossberg Il holds 0.1% or 24,626 shares. Riverhead Mngmt Ltd Co owns 7,525 shares. Andra Ap has 0.28% invested in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) for 108,600 shares. Boston Private Wealth Limited Liability Company reported 17,630 shares. 45,840 are held by Foyston Gordon Payne. Godshalk Welsh Cap Inc stated it has 2,300 shares. Nuwave Invest Lc holds 0.4% in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) or 3,009 shares. Amp Capital Limited owns 59,529 shares. Riggs Asset Managment has invested 0.01% in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Moreover, Virtu Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.05% invested in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) for 8,279 shares. 4,888 are held by Utd Financial Advisers Llc. Peddock Cap Limited Co invested 0% of its portfolio in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Clean Yield Group Inc reported 0.11% stake. Sun Life Financial Inc reported 307 shares stake.

Since October 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $165,906 activity. $121,286 worth of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) was sold by Wege D Michael on Monday, October 16. Buck Michele sold $44,620 worth of The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) on Friday, January 26. 15,132 shares valued at $1.67M were sold by Idrovo Javier H on Wednesday, October 11.

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells confectionery products. The company has market cap of $20.12 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, North America, and International and Other. It has a 26.11 P/E ratio. It offers chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products; gum and mint refreshment products comprising chewing gums and bubble gums; pantry items, such as baking ingredients, toppings, beverages, and sundae syrups; and snack items, including spreads, meat snacks, bars and snack bites, and mixes.

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