NASDAQ:TWNK - Hostess Brands Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $11.82 +0.15 (+1.29 %) (As of 01/22/2019 02:19 PM ET)Previous Close$11.67Today's Range$11.70 - $12.0552-Week Range$9.86 - $14.98Volume45,307 shsAverage Volume463,800 shsMarket Capitalization$1.54 billionP/E Ratio19.05Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.47 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 Webwww.hostessbrands.com Phone816-701-4600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.64 Current Ratio2.13 Quick Ratio1.85Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.05 Forward P/E Ratio22.73 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$776.19 million Price / Sales1.98 Cash Flow$0.8163 per share Price / Cash Flow14.48 Book Value$11.32 per share Price / Book1.04Profitability 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 Shares130,170,000Market Cap$1.54 billion 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 earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.02. The company earned $211 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $208.64 million. Hostess Brands had a return on equity of 3.76% and a net margin of 27.74%. Hostess Brands's revenue for the quarter was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.14 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, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hostess Brands. What guidance has Hostess Brands issued on next quarter's earnings? Hostess Brands updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.52-0.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.54. What price target have analysts set for TWNK? 10 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Hostess Brands' shares. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Hostess Brands' stock price to reach $14.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.4% 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? News headlines about TWNK stock have trended very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Hostess Brands earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely 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 Glanbia (GLAPY), Coty (COTY), REMY COINTREAU/ADR (REMYY), BRF (BRFS), MOWI ASA/ADR (MHGVY), Compania Cervecerias Unidas (CCU), Pilgrim's Pride (PPC), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), Lancaster Colony (LANC), COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (CCLAY), Tate & Lyle (TATYY), 51job (JOBS), New York Times (NYT), Flowers Foods (FLO) and National Beverage (FIZZ). 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (1.07%) and Diversified Trust Co (0.02%). 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 major investors are buying Hostess Brands stock? TWNK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fenimore Asset Management Inc. and Diversified Trust Co. 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 $11.82. 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: 153 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 194 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 347MarketBeat'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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should You Consider an Index Fund?