Hostess Brands Company Profile (NASDAQ:TWNK)

About Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

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Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:TWNK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.gores.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.52 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 99,285,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.09
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.69
  • 52 Week Range: $10.21 - $17.18
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.72
  • P/E Growth: 2.11
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $751.91 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.02
  • Book Value: $9.26 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.66
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $210.73 million
  • Return on Equity: 7.89%
  • Return on Assets: 3.04%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.79%
  • Current Ratio: 1.74%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.43%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.41 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.05
  • Short Ratio: 8.67
 
Frequently Asked Questions for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)

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 (NASDAQ:TWNK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. The company earned $184.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $181.79 million. The business's revenue was up 15.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.08 earnings per share. 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 Tuesday, August, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Hostess Brands.

Where is Hostess Brands' stock going? Where will Hostess Brands' stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Hostess Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Hostess Brands' stock price to reach $18.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Hostess Brands.

Are investors shorting Hostess Brands?

Hostess Brands saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 14,558,281 shares, an increase of 39.8% from the June 15th total of 10,410,489 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,286,101 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.4 days. Currently, 17.6% of the company's shares are short sold.

Who are some of Hostess Brands' key competitors?

Who owns Hostess Brands stock?

Hostess Brands' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (3.56%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.69%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.49%), Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (0.42%), NGAM Advisors L.P. (0.30%) and VNBTrust National Association (0.07%). Company insiders that own Hostess Brands stock include C Dean Metropoulos, Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc, Gores Sponsor Llc, Mark Stone, Neil P Defeo and William Douglas Toler. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hostess Brands.

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

Hostess Brands' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Strs Ohio and NGAM Advisors L.P.. Company insiders that have bought Hostess Brands stock in the last two years include 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 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 $15.33.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  38 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  47 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  85
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hostess Brands and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.25)
Consensus Price Target: $18.50 (20.68% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/16/2017StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$20.00MediumView Rating Details
5/10/2017Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetBuy$19.00LowView Rating Details
2/14/2017CL KingInitiated CoverageStrong-Buy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$15.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Earnings by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Earnings History by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ TWNK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/8/2017$0.19N/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.16$0.15$181.79 million$184.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.64
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.73
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q2 20171$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q3 20171$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q4 20171$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q1 20181$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q2 20181$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q3 20181$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q4 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
(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

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 25.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.71%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/14/2017Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell330,000$16.44$5,425,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2017Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell376,211$16.70$6,282,723.70View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017William Douglas TolerInsiderBuy50,000$15.85$792,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/19/2017Cdm Hostess Class C, LlcInsiderSell600,000$15.25$9,150,000.00View 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$63,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Latest Headlines for Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TWNK-US : July 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 9:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results on August 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 9:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 7:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHOSTESS BRANDS (NASDAQ:TWNK) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $205.41 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 8:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.19 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 8:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TWNK-US : July 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 2:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 1:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for HOSTESS BRANDS Issued By SunTrust Banks (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 8:05 AM
seekingalpha.com logoHostess Brands promotes Andrew Jacobs as Chief Commercial Officer
seekingalpha.com - June 18 at 9:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TWNK-US : June 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 17 at 6:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands Names Andrew Jacobs Chief Commercial Officer
finance.yahoo.com - June 17 at 6:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Insider Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc Sells 330,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 10:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$207.21 Million in Sales Expected for Hostess Brands (TWNK) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 9:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands (TWNK) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.19 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 8:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Upgraded by BidAskClub to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 12:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Insider Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc Sells 376,211 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 10:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 2:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for Hostess Brands, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 7:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Insider William Douglas Toler Acquires 50,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 7:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:TWNK) : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 3:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TWNK-US : June 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 2:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 8:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 12:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 7:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. to Present at the 2017 RBC Capital Markets Consumer & Retail Conference
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 8:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.19 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 8:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Now Covered by Stephens
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 7:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Short Interest Down 6.2% in April
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 8:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Decreased by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 7:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Set Expectations for Hostess Brands, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates "$19.00" Price Target for Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Given $19.67 Average Target Price by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 9:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 5:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TWNK-US : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Hostess Brands, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $177.79 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 5:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 12:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 3:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Will Post Earnings of $0.16 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 11:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 9:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering by Selling Stockholders
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 10:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Major Shareholder Sells $15,250,000.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 7:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Insider Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc Sells 600,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 7:53 PM
seekingalpha.com logoHostess: Hurdle Cleared, Expect New Highs
seekingalpha.com - April 17 at 8:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 7:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:TWNK) : April 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 12:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHostess Brands, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TWNK-US : April 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 9:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 12:43 AM

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