HERSHEY, Pa.— Hershey Co. on Wednesday reported a steep slide in first-quarter profit on a hefty charge, but the results still topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.26 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.9 billion.
The week ahead holds plenty of potential surprises, from the French election to the possible shut down of the U.S. government.
When Easter moves between the first and the second quarter, company executives often blame the holiday for poor earnings.
Credit Suisse shared a list of the firm's top stock recommendations in a note to clients Friday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Jim Cramer tracked trouble in retail and interest rate hikes to their potential impact on REITs.
Jim Cramer rattles off his take on caller favorite stocks, including this stalling cable stock.
Hershey's new growth plan may result in significant job cuts. CNBC's Seema Mody reports.
Breakingviews explores the reasoning behind a surge in mergers and acquisitions in the food industry.
Jim Cramer rattles off his take on caller favorite stocks, including these two energy players that could be competing for business.
UBS on Tuesday gave clients a list of companies that could be impacted by potential changes in border tax laws.
CNBC's Dominic Chu with the help of data partner Kensho reports on which stocks in the S&P 500 perform well at this time of year.
U.S. equities rose on Friday, with financials rising around 2 percent, following a stronger-than-expected employment report.
U.S. stock index futures traded higher on Friday after the Labor Department said the U.S. economy added more jobs than expected last month.
Amazon, Clorox, and Hershey stocks are making headlines this Friday morning.
Wall Street's looking for a solid January jobs report, even better than economists are forecasting.
Stocks closed mostly flat as investors looked ahead to Friday's jobs report, amid growing tensions between the US and other global powers.
U.S. equities closed mostly higher on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, as was widely expected.
CNBC's Dominic Chu uses Kensho to check out what stocks to watch in February.
U.S. equities traded mixed as investors continued to evaluate the latest policies from the White House.