The Hershey Company (HSY) stock go down so far this year; showing a decline of -7.33% and added with positive flow of 1.40% during recent week. The shares price has positioned 14.05% up over the past quarter while it has directed 12.43% toward a rising position throughout past six months. The shares price has directed -5.08% toward a lower level throughout last year and swapped 1.69% toward a strong spot during past one month.
The Hershey Company (HSY) stock is sinking -0.29% to $105.19. HSY exchanged 0.85 million shares in recent session versus to the average volume of 1.09 million shares while its relative volume is 0.78. The company holds 206.64 million outstanding shares.
The PE ratio of 22.33 helps investors explore how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. High ratio reveals positive future performance and investors are willing to pay more. Low ratio discloses poor current and future performance. The price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio helps investors analyze how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. The ROA is 15.90%. A company that manages their assets well will have a high return, while if manages their assets poorly will have a low return. ROI is 21.40%. A positive result means that returns exceed costs. Analysts therefore consider the investment a net gain. The opposite kind of result, a negative means that costs outweigh returns. Analysts therefore view the investment as a net loss.
Experts have a mean recommendation of 3.10 on this stock. This is based on a 1-5 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell.
20-Day Simple Moving Average:
The Hershey Company (HSY) recently closed with rise of 1.90% to its 20-Day “SMA”. This short time frame picture represents an upward movement of current price over average price of last 20 days. 20-day simple moving average is useful at identifying swing trading trends lasting 20 days.
50-Day Simple Moving Average:
50-day “SMA” is more useful at showing position trading trends lasting 50 days. Shares of HSY moved upward with change of 3.08% to its 50-day Moving average. This rising movement shows positive prices direction over last 50 days.
200-Day Simple Moving Average:
200-day “SMA” is more helpful at telling general investing trends lasting 200 days. Longer moving average timeframes are less sensitive to price fluctuations than shorter term timeframes and will generate far few signals. This will reduce the number of “whipsaws”, which is good, but will also generate signals later than when using shorter term averages. HSY stock price revealed optimistic move of 6.57% comparing average price of last 200 days. This comparison showed up direction of price above its 200-SMA.
The beta factor is 0.23.Volatility shows sense of how far the stock will fall if the market takes a dive and how high stock will rise if the bull starts to climb. A stock with a beta more than 1 means high volatile and less than 1 means low volatile.
EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 9.48% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 3.90% along with sales growth of 2.50% in the last five years. EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 5.11% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at 5.00%.
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