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HSY

Hershey

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Hershey Chairman & CEO John Bilbrey announces intent to retire as CEO

The Hershey Company announced that John P. Bilbrey, Chairman, President and CEO, intends to retire from the company July 1, 2017. Bilbrey will continue as non-executive chairman of Hershey's Board of Directors following his retirement as President and CEO. As part of The Hershey Company's succession planning process, the board has appointed a special committee to direct the search for a new CEO. The committee is led by Pamela Arway, Chair of the Governance Committee. The committee will review internal and external candidates with assistance from Egon Zehnder, a leading executive search firm.

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HSY Hershey
$95.65

0.7 (0.74%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. BofA Merrill Lynch resumed coverage on Hershey (HSY) with an Underperform rating and $100 price target, as the firm expects shares to trade on fundamentals, which are under pressure. Last night, Mondelez (MDLZ) announced it has ended discussions with Hershey regarding a possible combination of the two companies. 2. eBay (EBAY) initiated with a Long-Term Buy at Hilliard Lyons by analyst Stephen Turner , who set a $35 price target on the stock. 3. Galapagos NV (GLPG) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital by Debjit Chattopadhyay, who said that filgotinib, the company's oral JAK inhibitor, is "shaping up to be a blockbuster." 4. Gemphire Therapeutics (GEMP) initiated with with a Buy rating and $17 price target by Canaccord Genuity analyst John Newman and with a Buy rating and $15 price target by Jefferies analyst Matthew Andrews. 5. Sophiris Bio (SPHS) initiated with an an Overweight rating and $7 price target by Piper Jaffray analyst Charles Duncan. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/06/16
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09/06/16
INITIATION
Target $100
JPMS
Neutral
Hershey reinstated with a Neutral at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Ken Goldman reinstated Hershey with a Neutral rating and $100 price target following a period of restriction. The rating is unchanged and the price target is raised from $87.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Johnson Controls (JCI) initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Deane Dray saying he thinks that the company's synergies from its merger can beat expectations, but the analyst says that the stock is already "reflecting optimism." 2. DaVita (DVA) initiated with a Neutral at Citi. 3. Hershey (HSY) reinstated with a Neutral at JPMorgan. 4. Dollar Tree (DLTR) coverage assumed with a Conviction Buy at Goldman. 5. Lockheed Martin (LMT) initiated with a Buy at Citi. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/23/16
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09/23/16
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JPMS
Neutral
JPMorgan says Mondelez speculation misguided, not pursuing Hershey again
JPMorgan analyst Ken Goldman noted that strength in Hershey (HSY) shares this morning was being attributed to speculation that Mondelez (MDLZ) might be back in talks to buy the company. However, after speaking with Mondelez, the analyst said it is clear that the company's stance is unchanged and there have been no new deal talks, nor does he think there will be any. Goldman keeps a Neutral rating on Hershey shares, which have given up their early gains and turned slightly negative for the session.

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