Hostess Brands Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:TWNK)

$14.36 -0.07 (-0.49 %)
(As of 12/14/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.36
Today's Range$14.25 - $14.59
52-Week Range$11.00 - $17.18
Volume1.55 million shs
Average Volume1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.88 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.52

About Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

Hostess Brands logoHostess Brands, Inc., a packaged food company, focuses on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing fresh sweet baked goods in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Sweet Baked Goods and Other. Its principal product lines include Twinkies, Zingers, Donettes, coffee cakes, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, Ding Dongs, honey buns, fruit pies, Sno Balls, mini muffins, Chocodiles, Ho Hos, brownies, Suzy Qs, bread and buns, danishes, jumbo muffins, iced cookies, eclairs, and madeleines. The company was formerly known as Gores Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Hostess Brands, Inc. in November 2016. Hostess Brands, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNASDAQ:TWNK
CUSIPN/A
Phone816-701-4600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.77%
Current Ratio2.18%
Quick Ratio1.88%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$727.58 million
Price / Sales2.57
Cash Flow$0.52 per share
Price / Cash27.56
Book Value$9.48 per share
Price / Book1.51

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net Income$52.80 million
Net Margins2.58%
Return on Equity1.16%
Return on Assets0.51%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,350
Outstanding Shares130,030,000

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hostess Brands' stock symbol?

Hostess Brands trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TWNK."

How were Hostess Brands' earnings last quarter?

Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $192.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $198.42 million. Hostess Brands had a return on equity of 1.16% and a net margin of 2.58%. Hostess Brands's quarterly revenue was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. View Hostess Brands' Earnings History.

When will Hostess Brands make its next earnings announcement?

Hostess Brands is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hostess Brands.

What guidance has Hostess Brands issued on next quarter's earnings?

Hostess Brands issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.62-0.64 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.60. The company issued revenue guidance of $775-781 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $775.88 million.

Where is Hostess Brands' stock going? Where will Hostess Brands' stock price be in 2017?

6 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Hostess Brands' stock. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Hostess Brands' share price to reach $17.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Hostess Brands.

Who are some of Hostess Brands' key competitors?

Who owns Hostess Brands stock?

Hostess Brands' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Janus Henderson Group PLC (7.44%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.56%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.63%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (2.03%), Emerald Advisers Inc. PA (1.53%) and Channing Capital Management LLC (1.36%). Company insiders that own Hostess Brands stock include C Dean Metropoulos, Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc, Gores Sponsor Llc, Mark Stone, Michael John Cramer, Neil P Defeo and William Douglas Toler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hostess Brands.

Who sold Hostess Brands stock? Who is selling Hostess Brands stock?

Hostess Brands' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., Ameriprise Financial Inc. and American Century Companies Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Hostess Brands company stock in the last year include C Dean Metropoulos, Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc and Gores Sponsor Llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hostess Brands.

Who bought Hostess Brands stock? Who is buying Hostess Brands stock?

Hostess Brands' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Channing Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., D.A. Davidson & CO., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and King Luther Capital Management Corp. Company insiders that have bought Hostess Brands stock in the last two years include Michael John Cramer, Neil P Defeo and William Douglas Toler. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hostess Brands.

How do I buy Hostess Brands stock?

Shares of Hostess Brands can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Hostess Brands' stock price today?

One share of Hostess Brands stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.36.

How big of a company is Hostess Brands?

Hostess Brands has a market capitalization of $1.88 billion and generates $727.58 million in revenue each year. Hostess Brands employs 1,350 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Hostess Brands?

Hostess Brands' mailing address is 1 EAST ARMOUR BOULEVARD, KANSAS CITY MO, 64111. The company can be reached via phone at 816-701-4600.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hostess Brands (TWNK)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  85 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  105 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  190
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Analyst Ratings

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.862.863.253.25
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $16.71$16.71$18.50$18.50
Price Target Upside: 47.39% upside47.39% upside15.63% upside15.63% upside

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/9/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$14.00 -> $12.00N/AView Rating Details
10/25/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$16.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageNeutral$15.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2017StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$20.00MediumView Rating Details
5/10/2017Deutsche BankSet Price TargetBuy$19.00LowView Rating Details
2/14/2017CL KingInitiated CoverageStrong-Buy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016SunTrust BanksInitiated CoverageBuy$15.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/14/2015 forward)

Earnings

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/14/2018        
11/8/2017Q3 2017$0.13$0.14$198.42 million$192.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.19$0.18$205.41 million$203.18 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.16$0.15$181.79 million$184.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Earnings Estimates

2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.56
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.64
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q2 20171$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q3 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q4 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q1 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q2 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q3 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q4 20181$0.16$0.16$0.16
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)


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Insider Trades

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 25.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.60%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/24/2017Neil P DefeoDirectorBuy10,000$12.96$129,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2017William Douglas TolerCEOBuy50,000$12.88$644,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2017Michael John CramerInsiderBuy5,000$13.98$69,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2017William Douglas TolerCEOBuy75,000$13.86$1,039,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell330,000$16.44$5,425,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2017Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell376,211$16.70$6,282,723.70View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017William Douglas TolerInsiderBuy50,000$15.85$792,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/19/2017Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell600,000$15.25$9,150,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/19/2017Gores Sponsor LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,000,000$15.25$15,250,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017Gores Sponsor LlcMajor ShareholderSell475,803$13.47$6,409,066.41View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Gores Sponsor LlcMajor ShareholderSell3,165,000$12.98$41,081,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2016C. Dean MetropoulosInsiderSell661,700$12.89$8,529,313.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Mark StoneDirectorSell54,465$12.55$683,535.75View SEC Filing  
12/2/2016Neil P DefeoDirectorBuy5,000$12.60$63,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
KCs Hostess Brands fills out C-level positionKC's Hostess Brands fills out C-level position
www.bizjournals.com - December 13 at 4:24 PM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Promotes Andrew Jacobs to COOHostess Brands (TWNK) Promotes Andrew Jacobs to COO
www.streetinsider.com - December 12 at 4:28 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. Promotes Andrew Jacobs to Chief Operating OfficerHostess Brands, Inc. Promotes Andrew Jacobs to Chief Operating Officer
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 11:13 AM
Is There An Opportunity With Hostess Brands Inc’s (TWNK) 23.14% Undervaluation?Is There An Opportunity With Hostess Brands Inc’s (TWNK) 23.14% Undervaluation?
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 11:09 AM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 5:08 PM
[$$] Twinkies After Turkey; Hostess CEO Buys Stock[$$] Twinkies After Turkey; Hostess CEO Buys Stock
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 11:22 AM
Hostess Brands Inc (TWNK) CEO William Douglas Toler Bought $644,000 of SharesHostess Brands Inc (TWNK) CEO William Douglas Toler Bought $644,000 of Shares
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 10:51 AM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Director Buys $129,600.00 in StockHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Director Buys $129,600.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 7:52 PM
William Douglas Toler Purchases 50,000 Shares of Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) StockWilliam Douglas Toler Purchases 50,000 Shares of Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 7:32 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TWNK-US : November 21, 2017Hostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TWNK-US : November 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 2:15 PM
Hostess Holdco, LLC -- Moodys assigns B1 to Hostess refinancing term loanHostess Holdco, LLC -- Moody's assigns B1 to Hostess' refinancing term loan
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 2:15 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. Announces Completion of Loan RepricingHostess Brands, Inc. Announces Completion of Loan Repricing
finance.yahoo.com - November 20 at 8:30 PM
TWNK: Insiders Vs. ShortsTWNK: Insiders Vs. Shorts
www.thestreet.com - November 18 at 9:46 AM
Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Hostess Brands (TWNK) to HoldZacks Investment Research Downgrades Hostess Brands (TWNK) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 15 at 9:50 AM
FY2017 Earnings Forecast for Hostess Brands (TWNK) Issued By SunTrust BanksFY2017 Earnings Forecast for Hostess Brands (TWNK) Issued By SunTrust Banks
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 1:48 AM
Edited Transcript of TWNK earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-17 9:30pm GMTEdited Transcript of TWNK earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-17 9:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 12:50 PM
Why Macy's, Hostess Brands, and Perrigo Jumped TodayWhy Macy's, Hostess Brands, and Perrigo Jumped Today
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 12:50 PM
Why Hostess Brands, Inc. Stock Popped on ThursdayWhy Hostess Brands, Inc. Stock Popped on Thursday
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 12:50 PM
Q3 2018 Earnings Forecast for Hostess Brands Issued By SunTrust Banks (TWNK)Q3 2018 Earnings Forecast for Hostess Brands Issued By SunTrust Banks (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 10 at 4:20 PM
Why Macys, Hostess Brands, and Perrigo Jumped TodayWhy Macy's, Hostess Brands, and Perrigo Jumped Today
www.fool.com - November 9 at 4:32 PM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Price Target Lowered to $12.00 at Morgan StanleyHostess Brands (TWNK) Price Target Lowered to $12.00 at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 9 at 10:54 AM
Major Averages Inch Up To New Record Closing Highs - U.S. CommentaryMajor Averages Inch Up To New Record Closing Highs - U.S. Commentary
www.rttnews.com - November 9 at 8:54 AM
Wall Street rally on pause as tax reform bill loomsWall Street rally on pause as tax reform bill looms
www.cnbc.com - November 9 at 8:54 AM
Hostess Brands, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial ResultsHostess Brands, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results
www.businesswire.com - November 9 at 8:54 AM
Hostess Brands beats by $0.02, misses on revenueHostess Brands beats by $0.02, misses on revenue
seekingalpha.com - November 9 at 8:54 AM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Releases FY17 Earnings GuidanceHostess Brands (TWNK) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 8 at 9:55 PM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Posts  Earnings ResultsHostess Brands (TWNK) Posts Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 8 at 9:10 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Posts Sour Q3 Results, Stock DipsHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Posts Sour Q3 Results, Stock Dips
investorplace.com - November 8 at 6:22 PM
What Is Hostess Brands Inc’s (TWNK) Share Price Doing?What Is Hostess Brands Inc’s (TWNK) Share Price Doing?
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 9:04 PM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsHostess Brands (TWNK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 6 at 1:20 PM
Channing Capital Management, LLC Buys Banc of California Inc, Franklin Electric Co Inc, Hostess ...Channing Capital Management, LLC Buys Banc of California Inc, Franklin Electric Co Inc, Hostess ...
www.nasdaq.com - November 1 at 10:01 AM
New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Antares Pharma, Infinity Pharma, Inotek Pharma, Hostess Brands, Arconic, and Enterprise Products - A Look Behind the Scenes at Consolidated Results, Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained ProductionNew Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Antares Pharma, Infinity Pharma, Inotek Pharma, Hostess Brands, Arconic, and Enterprise Products - A Look Behind the Scenes at Consolidated Results, Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 10:01 AM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) to Release Earnings on WednesdayHostess Brands (TWNK) to Release Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 1 at 4:28 AM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Receives Buy Rating from Royal Bank Of CanadaHostess Brands (TWNK) Receives Buy Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 11:08 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. to Report Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 8, 2017Hostess Brands, Inc. to Report Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 25 at 3:29 PM
Hostess Brands in retreat after CEO exit, downgradeHostess Brands in retreat after CEO exit, downgrade
seekingalpha.com - October 15 at 7:50 AM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Rating Lowered to Sell at UBS AGHostess Brands (TWNK) Rating Lowered to Sell at UBS AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 10:20 AM
With CEO Retiring, Hostess Brands Turnaround Wont Be A CakewalkWith CEO Retiring, Hostess Brands' Turnaround Won't Be A Cakewalk
www.benzinga.com - October 14 at 8:53 AM
Hostess Moves Notably Lower After Announcing Retirement Of CEOHostess Moves Notably Lower After Announcing Retirement Of CEO
www.nasdaq.com - October 14 at 8:53 AM
CEO Departure Hurts HostessCEO Departure Hurts Hostess
www.rttnews.com - October 14 at 8:53 AM
Hostess Brands Stock Falls as CEO Toler Announces RetirementHostess Brands Stock Falls as CEO Toler Announces Retirement
www.thestreet.com - October 14 at 8:53 AM
Hostess shares sink after news that ‘driving force’ CEO is retiringHostess shares sink after news that ‘driving force’ CEO is retiring
www.marketwatch.com - October 14 at 8:53 AM
Why Hostess Brands, 3D Systems, and PG&E Slumped TodayWhy Hostess Brands, 3D Systems, and PG&E Slumped Today
www.fool.com - October 13 at 4:49 PM
Whats Sending Shares of Hostess Brands 10% Lower Today?What's Sending Shares of Hostess Brands 10% Lower Today?
www.fool.com - October 13 at 1:47 PM
Hostess Brands CEO steps downHostess Brands CEO steps down
seekingalpha.com - October 13 at 9:35 AM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) CEO Bill Toler to RetireHostess Brands (TWNK) CEO Bill Toler to Retire
www.streetinsider.com - October 13 at 9:35 AM
Hostess Brands, Inc. Announces Chief Executive Officer RetirementHostess Brands, Inc. Announces Chief Executive Officer Retirement
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 9:35 AM
Hostess Brands CEO Bill Toler to retire by March 1Hostess Brands' CEO Bill Toler to retire by March 1
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 9:35 AM
[$$] Hostess Latest Food Maker to Plan Leadership Change[$$] Hostess Latest Food Maker to Plan Leadership Change
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 9:35 AM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsHostess Brands (TWNK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 2:48 PM

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