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Hostess Brands (TWNK) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

Notice: This company has been marked as potentially delisted and may not be actively trading.

Hostess Brands Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
6,960,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
6,680,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+4.19%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$230.93 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.2
Last Record Date
October 15, 2023
Outstanding Shares
132,860,000 shares
Float Size
129,670,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
5.37%
Today's Trading Volume
0 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,856,092 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
0%
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Hostess Brands Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
10/15/20236,960,000 shares $230.93 million +4.2%5.4%2.2 $33.18
9/30/20236,680,000 shares $222.51 million +61.0%5.2%2.2 $33.31
9/15/20234,150,000 shares $138.49 million +13.1%3.2%1.6 $33.37
8/31/20233,670,000 shares $104.52 million +0.8%2.8%1.7 $28.48
8/15/20233,640,000 shares $85.47 million -5.2%2.8%3.9 $23.48
7/31/20233,840,000 shares $92.31 million -5.0%3.0%4.3 $24.04
7/15/20234,040,000 shares $99.38 million -0.3%3.2%4.8 $24.60
6/30/20234,050,000 shares $102.55 million -3.6%3.2%5 $25.32
6/15/20234,200,000 shares $113.40 million +6.1%3.3%5.2 $27.00
5/31/20233,960,000 shares $98.52 million +10.0%3.1%4.8 $24.88
5/15/20233,600,000 shares $94.18 million -16.3%2.8%4.1 $26.16
4/30/20234,300,000 shares $110.77 million +3.1%3.3%5.1 $25.76
4/15/20234,170,000 shares $102.12 million +4.0%3.2%5 $24.49
3/31/20234,010,000 shares $99.77 million -12.6%3.1%4.5 $24.88
3/15/20234,590,000 shares $114.47 million -4.0%3.5%4.8 $24.94
2/28/20234,780,000 shares $118.07 million -1.7%3.7%4.7 $24.70
2/15/20234,860,000 shares $110.61 million +39.7%3.7%4.7 $22.76
1/31/20233,480,000 shares $80.49 million -7.7%2.7%3.3 $23.13
1/15/20233,770,000 shares $86.45 million -11.3%2.9%3.4 $22.93
12/30/20224,250,000 shares $95.37 million +2.7%3.3%3.7 $22.44
12/15/20224,140,000 shares $97.21 million +16.3%3.2%3.6 $23.48
11/30/20223,560,000 shares $93.98 million -9.0%2.7%3.3 $26.40
11/15/20223,910,000 shares $104.28 million -12.1%3.0%3.7 $26.67
10/31/20224,450,000 shares $117.84 million -9.6%3.4%4.5 $26.48
10/15/20224,920,000 shares $119.61 million -4.3%N/A5 $24.31
9/30/20225,140,000 shares $119.45 million -8.9%N/A5.6 $23.24
9/15/20225,640,000 shares $134.68 million +9.5%N/A6.3 $23.88
8/31/20225,150,000 shares $119.38 million -5.5%N/A5.6 $23.18
8/15/20225,450,000 shares $125.08 million -3.5%N/A5.4 $22.95
7/31/20225,650,000 shares $127.80 million -7.8%N/A4.7 $22.62
7/15/20226,130,000 shares $127.99 million +0.2%N/A4.9 $20.88
6/30/20226,120,000 shares $129.81 million -2.2%N/A4.6 $21.21
6/15/20226,260,000 shares $124.07 million +5.7%N/A4.4 $19.82
5/31/20225,920,000 shares $125.80 million +11.5%N/A4.2 $21.25
5/15/20225,310,000 shares $125.10 million -4.5%N/A3.5 $23.56
4/30/20225,560,000 shares $126.16 million -7.6%N/A3.5 $22.69
4/15/20226,020,000 shares $137.86 million +2.2%N/A2.4 $22.90
3/31/20225,890,000 shares $129.23 million +7.7%N/A2.3 $21.94
3/15/20225,470,000 shares $111.81 million -5.2%N/A2.2 $20.44
2/28/20225,770,000 shares $124.29 million -10.4%N/A2.2 $21.54













TWNK Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hostess Brands' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Hostess Brands shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 15th, traders have sold 6,960,000 shares of TWNK short. 5.37% of Hostess Brands' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Hostess Brands' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Hostess Brands?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. TWNK shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Hostess Brands's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Hostess Brands?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Hostess Brands: Westchester Capital Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, TIG Advisors LLC, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Hostess Brands?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 5.37% of Hostess Brands' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Hostess Brands' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Hostess Brands saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,960,000 shares, an increase of 4.2% from the previous total of 6,680,000 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is Hostess Brands' float size?

Hostess Brands currently has issued a total of 132,860,000 shares. Some of Hostess Brands' outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Hostess Brands currently has a public float of 129,670,000 shares.

How does Hostess Brands' short interest compare to its competitors?

5.37% of Hostess Brands' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer defensive" compare to Hostess Brands: Sovos Brands, Inc. (26.22%), Udemy, Inc. (5.21%), BranchOut Food Inc. (1.23%), Turning Point Brands, Inc. (5.03%), Golden Sun Health Technology Group Limited (2.52%), Hempacco Co., Inc. (0.70%), Edible Garden AG Incorporated (1.09%), BTC Digital Ltd. (3.68%), Kaival Brands Innovations Group, Inc. (1.21%), Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. (7.05%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.82 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.69 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($2.90 billion), TC Energy Co. ($2.74 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.28 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.92 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($1.77 billion), Celsius Holdings, Inc. ($1.72 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($1.66 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.65 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Hostess Brands stock?

Short selling TWNK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Hostess Brands as its price is falling. To short a stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that a stock will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Hostess Brands?

A short squeeze for Hostess Brands occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of TWNK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Hostess Brands' short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including TWNK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 15 2023.



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This page (NASDAQ:TWNK) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff