NASDAQ:TWNK - Hostess Brands Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $14.40 +0.12 (+0.84 %) (As of 07/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$14.40Today's Range$14.24 - $14.4352-Week Range$11.00 - $16.49Volume807,540 shsAverage Volume947,630 shsMarket Capitalization$1.87 billionP/E Ratio22.86Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.2 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 coffee cakes, cinnamon rolls, honey buns, brownies, bread and buns, jumbo muffins, and eclairs under the Twinkies, CupCakes, Ding Dongs, Zingers, HoHos, Donettes, Dolly Madison, and Superior on Main brands. 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 SymbolNASDAQ:TWNK CUSIPN/A Webwww.hostessbrands.com Phone816-701-4600 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.66 Current Ratio1.94 Quick Ratio1.64 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.86 Forward P/E Ratio20.87 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$776.19 million Price / Sales2.41 Cash Flow$0.8058 per share Price / Cash17.87 Book Value$11.32 per share Price / Book1.27 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63 Net Income$223.89 million Net Margins28.97% Return on Equity4.37% Return on Assets2.06% Miscellaneous Employees1,340 Outstanding Shares130,110,000Market Cap$1,873.58 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, May, 9th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14. The business earned $208.74 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $200.77 million. Hostess Brands had a return on equity of 4.37% and a net margin of 28.97%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 13.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.15 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 Tuesday, August, 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 FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.65-$0.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.69. What price target have analysts set for TWNK? 9 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Hostess Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Hostess Brands' stock price to reach $15.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Hostess Brands' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hostess Brands include Ingredion (INGR), REMY COINTREAU/ADR (REMYY), JBS S A/S (JBSAY), Service Co. International (SCI), Square Enix (SQNXF), San Miguel (SMGBY), Post (POST), 51job (JOBS), Glanbia (GLAPY), COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (CCLAY), BRF S.A. common stock (BRFS), National Beverage (FIZZ), Compania Cervecerias Unidas, S.A. Common Stock (CCU), MARINE HARVEST/S (MHGVY) and Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI). Who are Hostess Brands' key executives? Hostess Brands' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. C. Dean Metropoulos, Exec. Chairman (Age 72)Mr. Thomas Alan Peterson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)Mr. Andrew Wilson Jacobs, Exec. VP & COO (Age 50)Mr. Michael John Cramer, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 65)Ms. Jolyn Jenssen Sebree, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 46) Has Hostess Brands been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about TWNK stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hostess Brands earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.61 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are Hostess Brands' major shareholders? Hostess Brands' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Channing Capital Management LLC (3.12%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.66%) and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Hostess Brands stock include C Dean Metropoulos, Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc, Craig D Steeneck, Gores Sponsor Llc, Mark Stone, Michael John Cramer, Neil P Defeo and William Douglas Toler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hostess Brands. Which major investors are buying Hostess Brands stock? TWNK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Channing Capital Management LLC, Fenimore Asset Management Inc. and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC. Company insiders that have bought Hostess Brands stock in the last two years include Craig D Steeneck, 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 $14.40. How big of a company is Hostess Brands? Hostess Brands has a market capitalization of $1.87 billion and generates $776.19 million in revenue each year. The company earns $223.89 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.63 on an earnings per share basis. Hostess Brands employs 1,340 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 (NASDAQ TWNK)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 124 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 154 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 278MarketBeat'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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