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  • Previous Rank
    366
  • Revenues ($M)
    7,422
  • Revenue Percent Change
    3.9%
  • Profits ($M)
    847
  • Profits Percent Change
    3.2%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)
    22,133

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

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
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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%