Hostess Brands, Inc. - (TWNK): Price and Financial Metrics

Hostess Brands, Inc. - (TWNK): $20.68

-0.06 (-0.29%)

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  • TWNK scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 68.16% of US stocks.
  • TWNK's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • TWNK's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 32.16% of US stocks).

TWNK Stock Summary

  • TWNK's went public 6.63 years ago, making it older than merely 23.98% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Hostess Brands Inc is higher than it is for about 82.57% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Hostess Brands Inc is reporting a growth rate of 55.96%; that's higher than 70.07% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to TWNK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PATK, TSE, RILY, VRTS, and WBT.
  • Visit TWNK's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

TWNK Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, TWNK's price/sales ratio is 42.86% higher, now standing at 2.
  • TWNK's price/earnings ratio has moved up 8.9 over the prior 74 months.
  • Over the past 74 months, TWNK's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for TWNK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
TWNK 2021-09-03 2.0 1.3 14.8 13.7
TWNK 2021-09-02 2.0 1.3 14.8 13.8
TWNK 2021-09-01 1.9 1.2 14.6 13.6
TWNK 2021-08-31 1.9 1.2 14.5 13.6
TWNK 2021-08-30 1.9 1.2 14.3 13.4
TWNK 2021-08-27 1.9 1.2 14.2 13.3

TWNK's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • TWNK has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 20.44% of graded US stocks.
  • TWNK's asset turnover comes in at 0.317 -- ranking 49th of 58 Food Products stocks.
  • MED, TOFB, and KHC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with TWNK.

The table below shows TWNK's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.317 0.361 0.150
2021-03-31 0.309 0.358 0.138
2020-12-31 0.305 0.350 0.089
2020-09-30 0.300 0.338 0.089
2020-06-30 0.295 0.328 0.079
2020-03-31 0.297 0.327 0.081

TWNK Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of TWNK, see our TWNK price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $18.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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TWNK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $20.68 52-week high $24.27
Prev. close $20.74 52-week low $15.10
Day low $20.57 Volume 925,100
Day high $21.01 Avg. volume 2,000,487
50-day MA $21.46 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $20.05 Market Cap 2.87B

Hostess Brands, Inc. - (TWNK) Company Bio

Hostess Brands, Inc. produces bakery products. It produces breads, cakes, cup cakes, and snack cakes, mini muffins, fruit pies, donut products, and zingers. The company is based in Kansas City, Missouri. Hostess Brands, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Old HB, Inc.

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Latest TWNK News From Around the Web

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Hostess Brands to Host Investor Day and Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Earnings on March 1st, 2022

LENEXA, Kan., February 18, 2022--Hostess Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWNK), a leading sweet snacks company, announced today that it will host a virtual Investor Day on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, from noon to 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The company will also report results for its fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2021, on the same day, with the press release to be issued at approximately 7 a.m. EST.

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

Food: Hostess adds a kick to its new snack food

Hostess is introducing caffeinated boosts to one of its popular snacks. The maker of Ho Hos, Twinkies and Dings Dongs is debuting its Boost Jumbo Donettes later this month in convenience stores. "For adults who are increasingly looking for alternative sources of caffeine, our new Hostess Boost Jumbo Donettes offer a tasty, energy-boosting, grab-and-go way to jumpstart the day," Christopher Balach, general manager of Hostess Brands, said in a statement.

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

New Caffeinated Hostess Boost™ Jumbo Donettes® Deliver a Boost of Energy in Every Sweet Bite

Hostess Brands is expanding America's No. 1 donut* lineup with the rollout of its new caffeinated Hostess Boost™ Jumbo Donettes® in two decadent flavors – Chocolate Mocha and Caramel Macchiato. Each hearty donut contains slightly less caffeine (50-70 milligrams) than one cup of coffee.

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

AMC Stock Alert: The HUGE Executive News That Has AMC ‘Popping’ Higher

Shares of AMC stock are up over 10% after it was announced that Ellen Copaken will be joining the company.

Eddie Pan on InvestorPlace | February 9, 2022

AMC hires former Frito-Lay, Hostess executive to help grow its retail popcorn business

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. said Wednesday it has hired Ellen Copaken, a former Frito-Lay and Hostess Brands executive, to help lead the company's move into the retail popcorn industry. The hire comes as the movie theater operator begins later in 2022 to sell AMC Theaters Perfectly Popcorn at select mall retail locations,

Yahoo | February 9, 2022

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TWNK Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -5.74%
6-mo 1.27%
1-year 29.09%
3-year 43.21%
5-year 28.45%
YTD 1.27%
2021 39.48%
2020 0.69%
2019 32.91%
2018 -26.13%
2017 13.92%

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