NASDAQ:TWNK - Hostess Brands Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $11.85 -0.30 (-2.47 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$12.15Today's Range$11.72 - $12.0552-Week Range$9.86 - $14.98Volume642,079 shsAverage Volume652,574 shsMarket Capitalization$1.54 billionP/E Ratio18.81Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.49 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:TWNK Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1644406 Webwww.hostessbrands.com Phone816-701-4600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.64 Current Ratio2.13 Quick Ratio1.85Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.81 Forward P/E Ratio22.79 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$776.19 million Price / Sales1.99 Cash Flow$0.7889 per share Price / Cash Flow15.02 Book Value$11.32 per share Price / Book1.05Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63 Net Income$223.89 million Net Margins27.74% Return on Equity3.76% Return on Assets1.90%Miscellaneous Employees1,340 Outstanding Shares130,174,000Market Cap$1.54 billion Next Earnings Date2/27/2019 (Confirmed) 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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $215.85 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $219.50 million. Hostess Brands had a return on equity of 3.76% and a net margin of 27.74%. 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, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hostess Brands. What price target have analysts set for TWNK? 10 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Hostess Brands' stock. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Hostess Brands' share price to reach $14.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hostess Brands. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hostess Brands? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hostess Brands in the last year. There are currently 6 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 been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hostess Brands earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Hostess Brands' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hostess Brands include Pola Orbis (PORBF), Glanbia (GLAPY), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), New York Times (NYT), Compania Cervecerias Unidas (CCU), MOWI ASA/ADR (MHGVY), Pilgrim's Pride (PPC), BRF (BRFS), 51job (JOBS), Flowers Foods (FLO), Tate & Lyle (TATYY), Lancaster Colony (LANC), COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (CCLAY), Darling Ingredients (DAR) and Embotelladora Andina SA ADR Series B (AKO.B). 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 DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), General Electric (GE), Kimco Realty (KIM), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Oasis Petroleum (OAS), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) and AT&T (T). 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 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., Barclays PLC and Millennium Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hostess Brands. Which institutional investors are buying Hostess Brands stock? TWNK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Victory Capital Management Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Prudential Financial Inc. and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. 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 $11.85. How big of a company is Hostess Brands? Hostess Brands has a market capitalization of $1.54 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 159 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 205 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 364MarketBeat'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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Does the discount rate affect the economy?