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# 1st Gen Model Hershey Company Sugar & confectionery products

74.42% successful of 43 deals
$109.12 Last close price
at 23-oct-2017


Model's trade recommendations 1.72% Return for period

2.49% Annual return

$23.16B Market Cap

β 0.39  


Model (following trade recommendations)


Underlying stock

S&P 500

Return for period 1.72%
52wk return 6.02%
52wk Range
Sortino ratio 0.54
Sharpe ratio 0.41
Norm. RMSE 0.17%
Downside risk 4.24%
Volatility 5.52%
  • 2.62 (2.41%) Div (Yield)
  • HOLD Analysts consensus recommendation

The Hershey Company is a leading snack food company and the largest North American manufacturer of quality chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products. Hershey markets such well-known brands as Hershey's, Reese's, Hershey's Kisses, Kit Kat, Almond Joy, Mounds, York, Jolly Rancher, Twizzlers, and Ice Breakers as well as innovative new products such as Swoops and Hershey's S'mores. Hershey also offers a variety of snack products to consumers, including Hershey's Cookies, Mauna Loa macadamia nuts, and Hershey's Snack Barz.

Industry sector: Consumer Staples

Sector classification: Sugar & confectionery products

Deep Learning based analysis and prediction model for Hershey Company (HSY) stock is a 1st Generation Non-linear Autoregresive with exogenous variable(s) (NARX) model based on the Recurrent Neural Network architecture.

Model is in the production pipeline since Oct. 22, 2015.

Market data for HSY model training are being downloaded from the Quandl premium datasets on a daily basis.

Model is being retrained on a daily basis.

Float 210M
P/E 22.43
Shares Outstanding 212M
% Held by Insiders 0.92%
% Held by Institutions 51.41%
EPS (last reported FY) $4.41
EPS (last reported Q) $1.09
EPS, estimated (last reported Q) $0.91
Total revenues $7 B
Net income $1 B