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Hostess Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.06 (-0.39 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $15.14
50-Day Range
MA: $14.64
52-Week Range
Now: $15.14
Volume2.20 million shs
Average Volume1.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.98 billion
P/E Ratio30.28
Dividend YieldN/A
Hostess Brands, Inc., a packaged food company, develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and distributes fresh sweet baked goods in the United States. It primarily offer a range of snack cakes, donuts, sweet rolls, breakfast pastries, snack pies, and related products. The company operates in two segments, Sweet Baked Goods and In-Store Bakery. The Sweet Baked Goods segment offers fresh and frozen sweet baked goods and bread products under the Hostess, Dolly Madison, Cloverhill, and Big Texas brands, as well as store branded products. The In-Store Bakery segment primarily provides Superior on Main branded eclairs, madeleines, brownies, and iced cookies in the bakery section of grocery and club stores. 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 based in Lenexa, Kansas.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Bakery products
Current SymbolNASDAQ:TWNK
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$907.67 million
Cash Flow$0.94 per share
Book Value$12.11 per share


Net Income$63.12 million


Market Cap$1.98 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.40 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

136th out of 298 stocks

Bakery Products Industry

1st out of 3 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.06 (-0.39 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Hostess Brands a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hostess Brands in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Hostess Brands stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Hostess Brands?

Wall Street analysts have given Hostess Brands a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Hostess Brands wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Hostess Brands' next earnings date?

Hostess Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How were Hostess Brands' earnings last quarter?

Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 24th. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.01. Hostess Brands had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.84% and a net margin of 6.43%.
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How has Hostess Brands' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Hostess Brands' stock was trading at $11.60 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, TWNK shares have increased by 30.5% and is now trading at $15.14.
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What guidance has Hostess Brands issued on next quarter's earnings?

Hostess Brands issued an update on its FY21 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.80-0.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.85. The company issued revenue guidance of +3.0-4.5% to $1.046-1.061 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.05 billion.

What price target have analysts set for TWNK?

7 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Hostess Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Hostess Brands' stock price to reach $16.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Hostess Brands' key executives?

Hostess Brands' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Andrew P. Callahan, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $1.46M)
  • Mr. Andrew Wilson Jacobs, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53, Pay $704.15k)
  • Mr. Michael John Cramer, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Assistant Sec. (Age 68, Pay $516.05k)
  • Ms. Jolyn Jenssen Sebree, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 49, Pay $543.18k)
  • Mr. Brian T. Purcell, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Robert Chisholm Weber, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Darryl Patrick Riley, Sr. VP of Quality, Food Safety and R&D (Age 61)
  • Mr. John Lewis Kalal, Sr. VP of Bakery Operations & Supply Chain (Age 58)

Who are some of Hostess Brands' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Hostess Brands own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hostess Brands investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), General Electric (GE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and The Boeing (BA).

What is Hostess Brands' stock symbol?

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

Who are Hostess Brands' major shareholders?

Hostess Brands' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.97%), Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT (5.57%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.61%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.22%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (3.75%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.68%). Company insiders that own Hostess Brands stock include C Dean Metropoulos, Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc and Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc.
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Which institutional investors are selling Hostess Brands stock?

TWNK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Armistice Capital LLC, Sei Investments Co., Renaissance Technologies LLC, AMI Asset Management Corp, and Kennedy Capital Management Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Hostess Brands stock?

TWNK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Braun Stacey Associates Inc., Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, BlackRock Inc., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Squarepoint Ops LLC, and Federated Hermes Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Hostess Brands?

Shares of TWNK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Hostess Brands' stock price today?

One share of TWNK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.14.

How much money does Hostess Brands make?

Hostess Brands has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion and generates $907.67 million in revenue each year. The company earns $63.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.61 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Hostess Brands have?

Hostess Brands employs 2,000 workers across the globe.

What is Hostess Brands' official website?

The official website for Hostess Brands is www.hostessbrands.com.

Where are Hostess Brands' headquarters?

Hostess Brands is headquartered at 1 EAST ARMOUR BOULEVARD, KANSAS CITY MO, 64111.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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