NASDAQ:TWNK - Hostess Brands Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $11.67 -0.08 (-0.68 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$11.67Today's Range$11.66 - $12.0352-Week Range$9.86 - $14.98Volume633,781 shsAverage Volume497,653 shsMarket Capitalization$1.53 billionP/E Ratio18.52Dividend 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 Ratio18.52 Forward P/E Ratio22.44 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$776.19 million Price / Sales1.96 Cash Flow$0.8004 per share Price / Cash Flow14.58 Book Value$11.32 per share Price / Book1.03Profitability 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$1.53 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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $211 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $208.64 million. Hostess Brands had a net margin of 27.74% and a return on equity of 3.76%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.14 EPS. 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 issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.52-0.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.54. What price target have analysts set for TWNK? 10 brokers have issued 1-year target prices 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 20.0% 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 articles about TWNK stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hostess Brands earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Hostess Brands' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hostess Brands include REMY COINTREAU/ADR (REMYY), Glanbia (GLAPY), Coty (COTY), BRF (BRFS), Compania Cervecerias Unidas (CCU), MOWI ASA/ADR (MHGVY), Lancaster Colony (LANC), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), Pilgrim's Pride (PPC), COCA COLA AMATI/ADR (CCLAY), Tate & Lyle (TATYY), New York Times (NYT), 51job (JOBS), Flowers Foods (FLO) and Square Enix (SQNXF). 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) Who are Hostess Brands' major shareholders? Hostess Brands' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 institutional 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 $11.67. How big of a company is Hostess Brands? Hostess Brands has a market capitalization of $1.53 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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Reverse Stock Split?