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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

24

Employees

16,135

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$7,5151.0%
Profits ($M)$783.08.7%
Assets ($M)$5,554
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$915
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$20,774
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues10.4%
Profits as % of Assets14.1%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity85.5%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)3.66
EPS % Change (from 2016)9.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)4.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)14.7%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)12.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)12.0%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.0%
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