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Hershey

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The chocolate and sweets company has more than 80 brands around the world.

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CEO

Michele G. Buck

CEO Title

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Sector

Food, Beverages & Tobacco

Industry

Food Consumer Products

HQ Location

Hershey, PA

Years on Fortune 500 List

23

Employees

17,140

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$7,4400.7%
Profits ($M)$720.040.4%
Assets ($M)$5,524
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$785.9
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$23,236
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues9.7%
Profits as % of Assets13.0%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity91.6%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)3.34
EPS % Change (from 2015)44.0%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)4.0%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)3.6%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)18.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)10.3%
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