Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $105.33 on Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $4.26 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.
Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) stands at 32.73.
Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For The Hershey Company Common Stoc, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 3.28.
The technical analysis highlights that The Hershey Company Common Stoc current is trading $2.91 points away or +2.67% from its 50-day moving average of $108.88. Further it is trading $15.64 or +16.27% away its 200-day moving average of $96.15.
The 52-week high of Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) was $117.79 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $82.41. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-6.00, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +35.65% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.
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