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  • Revenues ($M)
    $7,387
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -0.5%
  • Profits ($M)
    $513
  • Profits Percent Change
    -39.4%
  • Assets ($M)
    $5,344
  • Employees
    19,885
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $19,797
  • Previous Rank
    376
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    A+

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

Company Info

CEO
John P. Bilbrey
Sector
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Industry
Food Consumer Products
HQ Location
Hershey, PA
Websitehttp://www.thehersheycompany.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees19,885
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Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$7,387-0.5%
Profits ($M)$513-39.4%
Assets ($M)$5,344-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$998-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$19,797-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues6.9%
Profits as % of Assets9.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity51.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.32
EPS % Change (from 2014)-38.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)1.5%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-12%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)16.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)7.6%