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  • Previous Rank366
  • Revenues ($M)7,422
  • Revenue Percent Change3.9%
  • Profits ($M)847
  • Profits Percent Change3.2%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)22,133

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

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Company Info

CEO
John P. Bilbrey
Industry
Food Consumer Products
Sector
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
HQ Location
Hershey, PA
Websitehttp://www.thehersheycompany.com
Years on List21

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)7,4223.9%
Profits ($M)8473.2%
Total Stockholder Equity1,455-
Employees21,625-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)22,133-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues11.4%
Profits as % of Assets15%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity58.2%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.77
EPS % Change (from 2013)4.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)14.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)5.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)9.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)26.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)9.1%