This excerpt taken from the HSY 10-K filed Mar 7, 2005.
HERSHEY FOODS CORPORATION
100 Crystal A Drive
I.R.S. Employer Identification Number 23-0691590
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes x No o
Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of registrants knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this Form 10-K or any amendment to this Form 10-K.o
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an accelerated filer (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934). Yes x No o
State the aggregate market value of the voting and non-voting common equity held by non-affiliates computed by reference to the price at which the common equity was last sold, or the average bid and asked price of such common equity, as of the last business day of the registrants most recently completed second fiscal quarter.
Common Stock, one dollar par value$7,788,775,836 as of July 2, 2004.
Class B Common Stock, one dollar par value$10,566,512 as of July 2, 2004. While the Class B Common Stock is not listed for public trading on any exchange or market system, shares of that class are convertible into shares of Common Stock at any time on a share-for-share basis. The market value indicated is calculated based on the closing price of the Common Stock on the New York Stock Exchange on July 2, 2004.
Indicate the number of shares outstanding of each of the registrants classes of common stock as of the latest practicable date.
Common Stock, one dollar par value184,977,601 shares, as of February 22, 2005.
Class B Common Stock, one dollar par value60,836,826 shares, as of February 22, 2005.
DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE
Portions of the Companys Proxy Statement for the Companys 2005 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are incorporated by reference into Part III of this report.