Hostess Brands Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:TWNK)

$12.82 -0.14 (-1.08 %)
(As of 02/19/2018 02:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.82
Today's Range$12.66 - $12.98
52-Week Range$11.00 - $17.18
Volume811,803 shs
Average Volume1.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.28 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

Hostess Brands logoHostess Brands, Inc., a packaged food company, focuses on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing fresh sweet baked goods in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Sweet Baked Goods and Other. Its principal product lines include Twinkies, Zingers, Donettes, coffee cakes, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, Ding Dongs, honey buns, fruit pies, Sno Balls, mini muffins, Chocodiles, Ho Hos, brownies, Suzy Qs, bread and buns, danishes, jumbo muffins, iced cookies, eclairs, and madeleines. 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 N/A
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNASDAQ:TWNK
CUSIPN/A
Phone816-701-4600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.77%
Current Ratio2.18%
Quick Ratio1.88%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$727.58 million
Price / Sales2.29
Cash Flow$0.52 per share
Price / Cash24.49
Book Value$9.48 per share
Price / Book1.35

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net Income$52.80 million
Net Margins2.58%
Return on Equity1.16%
Return on Assets0.51%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,350
Outstanding Shares130,030,000

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, November, 8th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.01. The company earned $192.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $198.42 million. Hostess Brands had a return on equity of 1.16% and a net margin of 2.58%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. View Hostess Brands' Earnings History.

When will Hostess Brands make its next earnings announcement?

Hostess Brands is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 21st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hostess Brands.

Where is Hostess Brands' stock going? Where will Hostess Brands' stock price be in 2018?

6 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Hostess Brands' shares. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Hostess Brands' share price to reach $17.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Hostess Brands.

Who are some of Hostess Brands' key competitors?

Who owns Hostess Brands stock?

Hostess Brands' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (3.96%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.33%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.82%), River Road Asset Management LLC (1.99%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.91%) and Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (1.87%). Company insiders that own Hostess Brands stock include C Dean Metropoulos, Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc, Gores Sponsor Llc, Mark Stone, Michael John Cramer, Neil P Defeo and William Douglas Toler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hostess Brands.

Who sold Hostess Brands stock? Who is selling Hostess Brands stock?

Hostess Brands' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, King Luther Capital Management Corp, Eidelman Virant Capital and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY. Company insiders that have sold Hostess Brands company stock in the last year include Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc and Gores Sponsor Llc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hostess Brands.

Who bought Hostess Brands stock? Who is buying Hostess Brands stock?

Hostess Brands' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including River Road Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Channing Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Boston Partners and Snyder Capital Management L P. Company insiders that have bought Hostess Brands stock in the last two years include Michael John Cramer, Neil P Defeo and William Douglas Toler. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hostess Brands.

How do I buy Hostess Brands stock?

Shares of Hostess Brands 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 Hostess Brands stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.82.

How big of a company is Hostess Brands?

Hostess Brands has a market capitalization of $1.28 billion and generates $727.58 million in revenue each year. Hostess Brands employs 1,350 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 (TWNK)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  105 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  127 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  232
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Analyst Ratings

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.672.862.833.25
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $17.33$17.71$17.00$18.50
Price Target Upside: 14.56% upside17.08% upside49.91% upside15.63% upside

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/22/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$18.00LowView Rating Details
12/18/2017SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$20.00HighView Rating Details
11/9/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$14.00 -> $12.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$15.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2017StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$20.00MediumView Rating Details
5/10/2017Deutsche BankSet Price TargetBuy$19.00LowView Rating Details
2/14/2017CL KingInitiated CoverageStrong-Buy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2016 forward)

Earnings

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/12/2018$0.14N/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2017Q3 2017$0.13$0.14$198.42 million$192.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.19$0.18$205.41 million$203.18 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.16$0.15$181.79 million$184.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q2 2016($0.18)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Earnings Estimates

2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.64
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q2 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q3 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q4 20181$0.16$0.16$0.16
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)


No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 25.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.71%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
1/2/2018Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell25,752$15.30$394,005.6025,752View SEC Filing  
12/18/2017Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell31,685$15.30$484,780.5031,685View SEC Filing  
11/24/2017Neil P DefeoDirectorBuy10,000$12.96$129,600.0016,482View SEC Filing  
11/24/2017William Douglas TolerCEOBuy50,000$12.88$644,000.00250,000View SEC Filing  
8/11/2017Michael John CramerInsiderBuy5,000$13.98$69,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2017William Douglas TolerCEOBuy75,000$13.86$1,039,500.00560,000View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell330,000$16.44$5,425,200.00195,000View SEC Filing  
6/8/2017Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell376,211$16.70$6,282,723.70214,000View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017William Douglas TolerInsiderBuy50,000$15.85$792,500.00485,000View SEC Filing  
4/19/2017Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell600,000$15.25$9,150,000.00521,739View SEC Filing  
4/19/2017Gores Sponsor LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,000,000$15.25$15,250,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017Gores Sponsor LlcMajor ShareholderSell475,803$13.47$6,409,066.41View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Gores Sponsor LlcMajor ShareholderSell3,165,000$12.98$41,081,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2016C. Dean MetropoulosInsiderSell661,700$12.89$8,529,313.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Mark StoneDirectorSell54,465$12.55$683,535.75View SEC Filing  
12/2/2016Neil P DefeoDirectorBuy5,000$12.60$63,000.007,000View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Daruma Capital Management Likes Hostess in the 4th QuarterDaruma Capital Management Likes Hostess in the 4th Quarter
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 8:16 AM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 14 at 11:48 AM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Upgraded to B- at TheStreetHostess Brands (TWNK) Upgraded to B- at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 10 at 7:56 AM
Is It Time To Buy Hostess Brands Inc (NASDAQ:TWNK)?Is It Time To Buy Hostess Brands Inc (NASDAQ:TWNK)?
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 9:51 AM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Downgraded by BidaskClubHostess Brands (TWNK) Downgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 1:28 PM
Free Twinkies for a Year? Hostess Sweetens Workers’ Tax Reform BonusFree Twinkies for a Year? Hostess Sweetens Workers’ Tax Reform Bonus
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 9:50 AM
Hostess Brands sweetens new tax reform law with employee bonusesHostess Brands sweetens new tax reform law with employee bonuses
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 3:45 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $192.29 MillionHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $192.29 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 1 at 6:30 AM
Twinkie Makers Response to the Trump Tax Overhaul: Free SnacksTwinkie Maker's Response to the Trump Tax Overhaul: Free Snacks
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 3:46 PM
Twinkie Defense: Hostess Brand Strength Offsets Health TrendTwinkie Defense: Hostess' Brand Strength Offsets Health Trend
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 10:13 AM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.15 Per ShareHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.15 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 30 at 7:58 AM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchHostess Brands (TWNK) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 25 at 2:30 PM
How Much Money Does Hostess Brands Inc (NASDAQ:TWNK) Make?How Much Money Does Hostess Brands Inc (NASDAQ:TWNK) Make?
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 9:54 AM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClubHostess Brands (TWNK) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 21 at 1:34 PM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment ResearchHostess Brands (TWNK) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 20 at 9:40 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 20 at 11:46 AM
Does Hostess Brands Inc’s (NASDAQ:TWNK) CEO Salary Compared Well With Others?Does Hostess Brands Inc’s (NASDAQ:TWNK) CEO Salary Compared Well With Others?
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 10:44 AM
 Brokerages Expect Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Will Announce Earnings of $0.15 Per Share Brokerages Expect Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Will Announce Earnings of $0.15 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 13 at 9:26 AM
Analysts Issue Forecasts for Hostess Brands, Inc.s FY2018 Earnings (TWNK)Analysts Issue Forecasts for Hostess Brands, Inc.'s FY2018 Earnings (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 10 at 1:48 PM
Is Hostess Brands Inc (NASDAQ:TWNK) A Financially Sound Company?Is Hostess Brands Inc (NASDAQ:TWNK) A Financially Sound Company?
finance.yahoo.com - January 8 at 4:20 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Insider Sells $394,005.60 in StockHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Insider Sells $394,005.60 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 4 at 9:28 PM
Hostess Brands Inc (NASDAQ:TWNK): Should The Recent Earnings Drop Worry You?Hostess Brands Inc (NASDAQ:TWNK): Should The Recent Earnings Drop Worry You?
finance.yahoo.com - January 1 at 10:30 AM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by AnalystsHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 11:54 AM
What You Must Know About Hostess Brands Inc’s (NASDAQ:TWNK) Return on EquityWhat You Must Know About Hostess Brands Inc’s (NASDAQ:TWNK) Return on Equity
finance.yahoo.com - December 22 at 6:08 PM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Given Buy Rating at Royal Bank of CanadaHostess Brands (TWNK) Given Buy Rating at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 22 at 4:42 PM
Insider Selling: Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Insider Sells 31,685 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Insider Sells 31,685 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 20 at 11:34 PM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Given New $20.00 Price Target at SunTrust BanksHostess Brands (TWNK) Given New $20.00 Price Target at SunTrust Banks
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 18 at 9:40 AM
KCs Hostess Brands fills out C-level positionKC's Hostess Brands fills out C-level position
www.bizjournals.com - December 13 at 4:24 PM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Promotes Andrew Jacobs to COOHostess Brands (TWNK) Promotes Andrew Jacobs to COO
www.streetinsider.com - December 12 at 4:28 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. Promotes Andrew Jacobs to Chief Operating OfficerHostess Brands, Inc. Promotes Andrew Jacobs to Chief Operating Officer
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 11:13 AM
Is There An Opportunity With Hostess Brands Inc’s (TWNK) 23.14% Undervaluation?Is There An Opportunity With Hostess Brands Inc’s (TWNK) 23.14% Undervaluation?
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 11:09 AM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 5:08 PM
[$$] Twinkies After Turkey; Hostess CEO Buys Stock[$$] Twinkies After Turkey; Hostess CEO Buys Stock
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 11:22 AM
Hostess Brands Inc (TWNK) CEO William Douglas Toler Bought $644,000 of SharesHostess Brands Inc (TWNK) CEO William Douglas Toler Bought $644,000 of Shares
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 10:51 AM
Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Director Buys $129,600.00 in StockHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Director Buys $129,600.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 7:52 PM
William Douglas Toler Purchases 50,000 Shares of Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) StockWilliam Douglas Toler Purchases 50,000 Shares of Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 7:32 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TWNK-US : November 21, 2017Hostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TWNK-US : November 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 2:15 PM
Hostess Holdco, LLC -- Moodys assigns B1 to Hostess refinancing term loanHostess Holdco, LLC -- Moody's assigns B1 to Hostess' refinancing term loan
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 2:15 PM
Hostess Brands, Inc. Announces Completion of Loan RepricingHostess Brands, Inc. Announces Completion of Loan Repricing
finance.yahoo.com - November 20 at 8:30 PM
TWNK: Insiders Vs. ShortsTWNK: Insiders Vs. Shorts
www.thestreet.com - November 18 at 9:46 AM
Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Hostess Brands (TWNK) to HoldZacks Investment Research Downgrades Hostess Brands (TWNK) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 15 at 9:50 AM
FY2017 Earnings Forecast for Hostess Brands (TWNK) Issued By SunTrust BanksFY2017 Earnings Forecast for Hostess Brands (TWNK) Issued By SunTrust Banks
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 1:48 AM
Edited Transcript of TWNK earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-17 9:30pm GMTEdited Transcript of TWNK earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-17 9:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 12:50 PM
Why Macy's, Hostess Brands, and Perrigo Jumped TodayWhy Macy's, Hostess Brands, and Perrigo Jumped Today
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 12:50 PM
Why Hostess Brands, Inc. Stock Popped on ThursdayWhy Hostess Brands, Inc. Stock Popped on Thursday
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 12:50 PM
Q3 2018 Earnings Forecast for Hostess Brands Issued By SunTrust Banks (TWNK)Q3 2018 Earnings Forecast for Hostess Brands Issued By SunTrust Banks (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 10 at 4:20 PM
Why Macys, Hostess Brands, and Perrigo Jumped TodayWhy Macy's, Hostess Brands, and Perrigo Jumped Today
www.fool.com - November 9 at 4:32 PM
Hostess Brands (TWNK) Price Target Lowered to $12.00 at Morgan StanleyHostess Brands (TWNK) Price Target Lowered to $12.00 at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 9 at 10:54 AM
Major Averages Inch Up To New Record Closing Highs - U.S. CommentaryMajor Averages Inch Up To New Record Closing Highs - U.S. Commentary
www.rttnews.com - November 9 at 8:54 AM
Wall Street rally on pause as tax reform bill loomsWall Street rally on pause as tax reform bill looms
www.cnbc.com - November 9 at 8:54 AM

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