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Hostess Brands (TWNK) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.27 (+5.70%)
(As of 05/13/2022 06:55 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.46 million shs
Average Volume
2.20 million shs
Market Capitalization
$3.26 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Hostess Brands

Hostess Brands, Inc., a packaged food company, develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and distributes snack products in the United States. The company provides a range of snack cakes, donuts, sweet rolls, breakfast pastries, cookies, snack pies, sweet baked goods, wafers, bread and buns, danishes, honey buns, coffee cakes, and sugar-free products. It offers its products under the Hostess, Dolly Madison, Cloverhill, Big Texas, Voortman, CupCakes, Twinkies, Donettes, Ding Dongs, Zingers, Ho Hos, and Big Texas 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 Lenexa, Kansas.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Bakery products
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.14 billion
Cash Flow
$1.33 per share
Book Value
$12.71 per share


Net Income
$119.30 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$3.26 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

1.70 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

126th out of 186 stocks

Bakery Products Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Hostess Brands a buy right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hostess Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Hostess Brands stock.
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When is Hostess Brands' next earnings date?

Hostess Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 3rd 2022.
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How were Hostess Brands' earnings last quarter?

Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $332.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $298.99 million. Hostess Brands had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.78% and a net margin of 10.52%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 25.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.20 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Hostess Brands issued on next quarter's earnings?

Hostess Brands updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.93-$0.98 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.96. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.28B-, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.23 billion.

What price target have analysts set for TWNK?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Hostess Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Hostess Brands' stock price to reach $25.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% 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 56, Pay $2.01M)
  • Mr. Michael John Cramer, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & Assistant Sec. (Age 69, Pay $622.57k)
  • Ms. Jolyn Jenssen Sebree, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 50, Pay $672.88k)
  • Mr. Michael J. Gernigin, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Corp. Controller & Interim CFO (Age 43)
  • Mr. Amit Sharma C.F.A., VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Robert Chisholm Weber, Sr. VP & Chief People Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Darryl Patrick Riley, Sr. VP of Quality, Food Safety and R&D (Age 62)
  • Mr. Daniel James O'Leary, Exec. VP & Chief Growth Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Arist R. Mastorides, Exec. VP & Chief Customer Officer (Age 55)
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 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (17.38%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.10%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (4.51%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.82%) and Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (2.14%). Company insiders that own Hostess Brands stock include Andrew Wilson Jacobs, Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc and Michael John Cramer.
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Which major investors are selling Hostess Brands stock?

TWNK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including River Road Asset Management LLC, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Bernzott Capital Advisors, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Raymond James & Associates. Company insiders that have sold Hostess Brands company stock in the last year include Andrew Wilson Jacobs, and Michael John Cramer.
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Which major investors are buying Hostess Brands stock?

TWNK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Leeward Investments LLC MA, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, and Eagle Asset Management 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 $23.56.

How much money does Hostess Brands make?

Hostess Brands has a market capitalization of $3.26 billion and generates $1.14 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $119.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.899990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Hostess Brands have?

Hostess Brands employs 2,600 workers across the globe.

What is Hostess Brands' official website?

The official website for Hostess Brands is 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].

This page was last updated on 5/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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