NASDAQ:TWNK - Hostess Brands Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.16 +0.20 (+1.67 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 01:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.96
Today's Range$11.85 - $12.2050
52-Week Range$9.86 - $14.98
Volume854,304 shs
Average Volume754,442 shs
Market Capitalization$1.58 billion
P/E Ratio22.52
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.51
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Bakery products
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:TWNK
CUSIPN/A
Phone816-701-4600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$850.39 million
Cash Flow$0.7581 per share
Book Value$11.90 per share

Profitability

Net Income$62.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,000
Market Cap$1.58 billion
Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 27th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.03. The company earned $214.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $210.94 million. Hostess Brands had a return on equity of 3.65% and a net margin of 7.40%. Hostess Brands's quarterly revenue was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.17 earnings per share. View Hostess Brands' Earnings History.

When is Hostess Brands' next earnings date?

Hostess Brands is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 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 earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.57-0.62 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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?

9 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Hostess Brands' stock. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect Hostess Brands' stock price to reach $14.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hostess Brands.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hostess Brands?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hostess Brands in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 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?

Media headlines about TWNK stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hostess Brands earned a news sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines 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 company's share price in the next several days.

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 General Electric (GE), Weyerhaeuser (WY), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Kimco Realty (KIM), Micron Technology (MU), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), AT&T (T), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP) and Ford Motor (F).

Who are Hostess Brands' key executives?

Hostess Brands' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Thomas Alan Peterson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Andrew Wilson Jacobs, Exec. VP & COO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Michael John Cramer, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.92%), River Road Asset Management LLC (4.67%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.53%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (1.50%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.50%). Company insiders that own Hostess Brands stock include Andrew Wilson Jacobs, Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc, Craig D Steeneck, Gores Sponsor 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 FMR LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Falcon Point Capital LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Dean Investment Associates LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc. and Barclays PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hostess Brands.

Which institutional investors are buying Hostess Brands stock?

TWNK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Norges Bank, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Victory Capital Management Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Prudential Financial Inc.. 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 $12.16.

How big of a company is Hostess Brands?

Hostess Brands has a market capitalization of $1.58 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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  212 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  375
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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