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NASDAQ:TWNK

Hostess Brands - TWNK Competitors

$24.16
-0.60 (-2.42%)
(As of 03/22/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$24.14
$24.84
50-Day Range
$21.81
$25.26
52-Week Range
$19.00
$29.00
Volume
859,478 shs
Average Volume
1.17 million shs
Market Capitalization
$3.22 billion
P/E Ratio
20.30
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$26.33

TWNK vs. NOMD, TR, FRPT, IBA, NTCO, OLLI, JJSF, SMPL, CCU, and THS

Should you be buying Hostess Brands stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Hostess Brands include Nomad Foods (NOMD), Tootsie Roll Industries (TR), Freshpet (FRPT), Industrias Bachoco (IBA), Natura &Co (NTCO), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), J&J Snack Foods (JJSF), Simply Good Foods (SMPL), Compañía Cervecerías Unidas (CCU), and TreeHouse Foods (THS). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Hostess Brands vs.

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) and Nomad Foods (NYSE:NOMD) are both mid-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, media sentiment, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, risk and analyst recommendations.

Hostess Brands has a net margin of 12.09% compared to Nomad Foods' net margin of 8.49%. Nomad Foods' return on equity of 11.77% beat Hostess Brands' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hostess Brands 12.09% 7.56% 3.80%
Nomad Foods 8.49% 11.77% 4.65%

Nomad Foods has higher revenue and earnings than Hostess Brands. Nomad Foods is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hostess Brands, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hostess Brands$1.36 billion2.37$164.20 million$1.1920.30
Nomad Foods$3.10 billion1.00$263.19 million$1.5011.86

Hostess Brands presently has a consensus target price of $26.33, suggesting a potential upside of 9.00%. Nomad Foods has a consensus target price of $23.86, suggesting a potential upside of 34.10%. Given Nomad Foods' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Nomad Foods is more favorable than Hostess Brands.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hostess Brands
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40
Nomad Foods
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83

78.5% of Nomad Foods shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of Hostess Brands shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Hostess Brands received 5 more outperform votes than Nomad Foods when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.01% of users gave Nomad Foods an outperform vote while only 59.15% of users gave Hostess Brands an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Hostess BrandsOutperform Votes
252
59.15%
Underperform Votes
174
40.85%
Nomad FoodsOutperform Votes
247
63.01%
Underperform Votes
145
36.99%

In the previous week, Hostess Brands had 7 more articles in the media than Nomad Foods. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Hostess Brands and 1 mentions for Nomad Foods. Hostess Brands' average media sentiment score of 0.47 beat Nomad Foods' score of 0.00 indicating that Hostess Brands is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Hostess Brands
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Nomad Foods
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Hostess Brands has a beta of 0.59, suggesting that its stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nomad Foods has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Nomad Foods beats Hostess Brands on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding TWNK and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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TWNK vs. The Competition

MetricHostess BrandsBakery products IndustryStaples SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$3.22B$1.61B$15.37B$5.80B
Dividend YieldN/AN/A2.95%4.46%
P/E Ratio20.3010.4020.2613.85
Price / Sales2.372.379.8957.44
Price / Cash16.5616.5617.0157.16
Price / Book1.791.799.325.01
Net Income$164.20M$164.20M$697.49M$190.72M
7 Day Performance-3.13%-3.13%-0.45%-0.96%
1 Month Performance-1.91%-1.91%-5.07%-6.93%
1 Year Performance17.17%17.17%-11.91%-19.16%

Hostess Brands Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NOMD
Nomad Foods
2.4753 of 5 stars
$17.79
-0.7%
$23.86
+34.1%
-16.4%$3.10B$3.10B11.867,535
TR
Tootsie Roll Industries
1.1588 of 5 stars
$43.74
-2.4%
N/A+27.6%$3.08B$681.44M40.962,300
FRPT
Freshpet
1.5626 of 5 stars
$62.05
+1.1%
$75.50
+21.7%
-38.9%$2.98B$595.34M-47.731,011
IBA
Industrias Bachoco
1.6962 of 5 stars
$59.44
-1.9%
$56.00
-5.8%
+46.5%$2.97B$5.07B9.6732,058News Coverage
NTCO
Natura &Co
2.4782 of 5 stars
$5.09
+2.4%
$8.00
+57.2%
-49.0%$3.52B$7.04B0.0035,392Positive News
OLLI
Ollie's Bargain Outlet
1.4998 of 5 stars
$58.47
+9.8%
$60.67
+3.8%
+36.2%$3.64B$1.75B38.989,900Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
JJSF
J&J Snack Foods
2.3469 of 5 stars
$143.85
-0.8%
$177.50
+23.4%
-7.4%$2.77B$1.38B64.805,000Ex-Dividend
SMPL
Simply Good Foods
2.0608 of 5 stars
$37.56
0.0%
$42.00
+11.8%
+1.6%$3.74B$1.17B30.79263Positive News
CCU
Compañía Cervecerías Unidas
1.8205 of 5 stars
$14.63
-0.8%
$13.47
-8.0%
-0.6%$2.70B$2.97B20.049,346Analyst Report
THS
TreeHouse Foods
2.0646 of 5 stars
$47.45
-1.1%
$55.67
+17.3%
+50.9%$2.66B$3.45B-18.257,500News Coverage
This page (NASDAQ:TWNK) was last updated on 3/23/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff