NASDAQ:TWNK - Hostess Brands Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $13.14 -0.22 (-1.65 %) (As of 05/24/2019 03:02 AM ET)Previous Close$13.36Today's Range$13.11 - $13.3452-Week Range$9.86 - $14.70Volume1.36 million shsAverage Volume930,295 shsMarket Capitalization$1.71 billionP/E Ratio24.33Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.55 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Receive TWNK News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for TWNK and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Bakery products Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNASDAQ:TWNK Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1644406 Webhttp://www.hostessbrands.com/ Phone816-701-4600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.62 Current Ratio2.19 Quick Ratio1.91Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.33 Forward P/E Ratio21.19 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$850.39 million Price / Sales2.01 Cash Flow$0.7268 per share Price / Cash Flow18.08 Book Value$12.10 per share Price / Book1.09Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.54 Net Income$62.90 million Net Margins6.96% Return on Equity3.60% Return on Assets1.85%Miscellaneous Employees2,000 Outstanding Shares130,301,000Market Cap$1.71 billion Next Earnings Date8/6/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14. The company earned $222.74 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $210.90 million. Hostess Brands had a return on equity of 3.60% and a net margin of 6.96%. View Hostess Brands' Earnings History. When is Hostess Brands' next earnings date? Hostess Brands is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hostess Brands. What guidance has Hostess Brands issued on next quarter's earnings? Hostess Brands updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.57-0.62 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.64. Hostess Brands also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $0.57-0.62 EPS. What price target have analysts set for TWNK? 6 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Hostess Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Hostess Brands' share price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Hostess Brands. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hostess Brands? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hostess Brands in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hostess Brands. Has Hostess Brands been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about TWNK stock have been trending neutral on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hostess Brands earned a daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Hostess Brands' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hostess Brands include Pilgrim's Pride (PPC), REMY COINTREAU/ADR (REMYY), Pola Orbis (PORBF), Newell Brands (NWL), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), BRF (BRFS), New York Times (NYT), Ingredion (INGR), Compania Cervecerias Unidas (CCU), Flowers Foods (FLO), Tate & Lyle (TATYY), COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (CCLAY), 51job (JOBS), Nomad Foods (NOMD) and Square Enix (SQNXF). 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 Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Cisco Systems (CSCO), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), General Electric (GE), Kimco Realty (KIM), Ford Motor (F), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), AT&T (T), Weyerhaeuser (WY) and Cerner (CERN). Who are Hostess Brands' key executives? Hostess Brands' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Thomas Alan Peterson, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 46)Mr. Andrew Wilson Jacobs, Exec. VP & COO (Age 51)Mr. Michael John Cramer, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Assistant Sec. (Age 66)Ms. Jolyn Jenssen Sebree, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 47)Mr. Andrew P. Callahan, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53) Who are Hostess Brands' major shareholders? Hostess Brands' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Champlain Investment Partners LLC (6.05%), BlackRock Inc. (5.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.19%), River Road Asset Management LLC (4.77%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.34%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (3.88%). Company insiders that own Hostess Brands stock include Andrew Wilson Jacobs, C Dean Metropoulos, Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc, Craig D Steeneck, Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc, Larry E Bodner, Michael John Cramer, Neil P Defeo and William Douglas Toler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hostess Brands. Which institutional investors are selling Hostess Brands stock? TWNK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Morgan Stanley, Dean Investment Associates LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Voya Investment Management LLC and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Hostess Brands company stock in the last year include C Dean Metropoulos and Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hostess Brands. Which institutional investors are buying Hostess Brands stock? TWNK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Martingale Asset Management L P, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. Company insiders that have bought Hostess Brands stock in the last two years include Andrew Wilson Jacobs, Craig D Steeneck, Larry E Bodner, Michael John Cramer, Neil P Defeo and William Douglas Toler. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hostess Brands. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Hostess Brands' stock price today? One share of TWNK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.14. How big of a company is Hostess Brands? Hostess Brands has a market capitalization of $1.71 billion and generates $850.39 million in revenue each year. The company earns $62.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.54 on an earnings per share basis. Hostess Brands employs 2,000 workers across the globe. What is Hostess Brands' official website? The official website for Hostess Brands is http://www.hostessbrands.com/. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 172 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 219 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 391MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hostess Brands and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TWNK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TWNK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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