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Hershey (hsy) Stock Research

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Company Description: The Hershey Company manufactures and sells chocolate and confectionery, refreshment and snack products, and food and beverage enhancers Hershey sells its products via sales representatives and food brokers and wholesale distributors. Ultimately their products are resold in chain grocery stores, mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, vending companies, wholesale clubs, convenience stores, dollar stores, concessionaires, department stores, and natural food stores. In addition to a full compliment of chocolate products, Hurshey supplies chewing gum, mints, peanut butter, some nut products, and beverages. Update

Market Research Update

Staples Industry Research & Analysis: The consumer staple industry includes companies whose sales come from necessary consumer staple purchases such as rent, mortgage and food. Staples Trading Strategy: The consumer staple industry tends to be less sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued staple investments at any time in the business cycle when stock prices are low, and especially during the late stages of a bull markets when investors become more defensive. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, investors are rotating money out of consumer staples and into faster growth industries. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . Hershey is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Hershey's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise. Hershey possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits. Hershey's strategy is to accomplish clear, attainable, and challenging goals. This focus increases company value and long-term investor returns.

Strategy: Hershey targets customers who have very specific needs and with solutions that are difficult to replicate. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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