HOSTESS BRANDS Company Profile (NASDAQ:TWNK)

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:TWNK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.hostessbrands.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.33 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 99,992,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.72
  • 52 Week Range: $10.65 - $17.18
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.60
  • P/E Growth: 2.48
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $762.74 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.75
  • Book Value: $9.39 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.42
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $213.95 million
  • Return on Equity: 4.10%
  • Return on Assets: 1.72%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.78%
  • Current Ratio: 2.04%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.71%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.41 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.86
  • Short Ratio: 8.67
 
Frequently Asked Questions for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)

What is HOSTESS BRANDS's stock symbol?

HOSTESS BRANDS trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TWNK."

How were HOSTESS BRANDS's earnings last quarter?

HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $203.18 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $205.41 million. View HOSTESS BRANDS's Earnings History.

When will HOSTESS BRANDS make its next earnings announcement?

HOSTESS BRANDS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 14th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for HOSTESS BRANDS.

What guidance has HOSTESS BRANDS issued on next quarter's earnings?

HOSTESS BRANDS updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.58 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.64. The company issued revenue guidance of $781, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $781.26 million.

Where is HOSTESS BRANDS's stock going? Where will HOSTESS BRANDS's stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for HOSTESS BRANDS's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect HOSTESS BRANDS's share price to reach $18.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for HOSTESS BRANDS.

Who are some of HOSTESS BRANDS's key competitors?

Who owns HOSTESS BRANDS stock?

HOSTESS BRANDS's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Janus Henderson Group PLC (7.39%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.74%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (6.31%), FMR LLC (5.62%), Franklin Resources Inc. (5.50%) and Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (3.56%). 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's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Voya Investment Management LLC, Pier Capital LLC, EAM Investors LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund and Nomura Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold HOSTESS BRANDS stock in the last year include C Dean Metropoulos, Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc, Gores Sponsor Llc and Mark Stone. View Insider Buying and Selling for HOSTESS BRANDS.

Who bought HOSTESS BRANDS stock? Who is buying HOSTESS BRANDS stock?

HOSTESS BRANDS's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Emerald Advisers Inc. PA and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust. 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 include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is HOSTESS BRANDS's stock price today?

One share of HOSTESS BRANDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.33.


MarketBeat Community Rating for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ TWNK)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  43 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  56 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  99
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.25)
Consensus Price Target: $18.50 (38.78% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/16/2017StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$20.00MediumView Rating Details
5/10/2017Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetBuy$19.00LowView Rating Details
2/14/2017CL KingInitiated CoverageStrong-Buy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$15.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Earnings by Quarter for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Earnings History by Quarter for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ TWNK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/14/2017        
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

Earnings Estimates for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.57
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$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q4 20171$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q1 20181$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q2 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q3 20181$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q4 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 25.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.39%
Insider Trades by Quarter for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Headline Trends for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Latest Headlines for HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Insider Michael John Cramer Acquires 5,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 8:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHOSTESS BRANDS (TWNK) CEO Acquires $1,039,500.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 10:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSunTrust Banks Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for HOSTESS BRANDS (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 7:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHOSTESS BRANDS (TWNK) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.14 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 1:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTwinkies maker Hostess misses quarterly sales expectations
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of TWNK earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 9:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 8:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 12:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:TWNK) : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 9:22 AM
nasdaq.com logoHostess Brands is Now Oversold (TWNK)
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 8:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate HOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $205.41 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 7:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 1:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Hostess Brands (TWNK) Will Post Earnings of $0.19 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 7:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess' Sweet Comeback Runs Into Industry Slowdown
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 7:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 12:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TWNK-US : July 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 9:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on August 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 9:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 7:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $205.41 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 8:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.19 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 8:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TWNK-US : July 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 2:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 1:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for HOSTESS BRANDS Issued By SunTrust Banks (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 8:05 AM
seekingalpha.com logoHostess Brands promotes Andrew Jacobs as Chief Commercial Officer
seekingalpha.com - June 18 at 9:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TWNK-US : June 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 17 at 6:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands Names Andrew Jacobs Chief Commercial Officer
finance.yahoo.com - June 17 at 6:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Insider Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc Sells 330,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 10:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$207.21 Million in Sales Expected for Hostess Brands (TWNK) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 9:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.19 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 8:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Upgraded by BidAskClub to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 12:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Insider Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc Sells 376,211 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 10:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 2:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for Hostess Brands, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 7:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Insider William Douglas Toler Acquires 50,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 7:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:TWNK) : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 3:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TWNK-US : June 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 2:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 8:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 12:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 7:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. to Present at the 2017 RBC Capital Markets Consumer & Retail Conference
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 8:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.19 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 8:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Now Covered by Stephens
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 7:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Short Interest Down 6.2% in April
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 8:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Decreased by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 7:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Set Expectations for Hostess Brands, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates "$19.00" Price Target for Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given $19.67 Average Target Price by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 9:22 AM

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