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

Hostess Brands, Inc. - (TWNK): $33.29

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TWNK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $33.29 52-week high $33.74
Prev. close $33.31 52-week low $21.59
Day low $33.26 Volume 2,448,126
Day high $33.41 Avg. volume 1,482,175
50-day MA $27.48 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $25.23 Market Cap 4.42B

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  • TWNK scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 55.97% of US stocks.
  • TWNK's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 167 days.
  • TWNK ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

TWNK Stock Summary

  • TWNK's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 113.86 -- higher than 77.81% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for HOSTESS BRANDS INC is higher than it is for about 78.93% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -10.14%, HOSTESS BRANDS INC's debt growth rate surpasses 25.21% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to HOSTESS BRANDS INC are LEG, ABM, WMS, MMS, and TKR.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 31.82% higher, now standing at 26.1.
  • Over the past 99 months, TWNK's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for TWNK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
TWNK 2023-09-22 3.2 2.4 26.1 20.6
TWNK 2023-09-21 3.2 2.4 26.1 20.6
TWNK 2023-09-20 3.2 2.4 26.2 20.6
TWNK 2023-09-19 3.2 2.4 26.1 20.6
TWNK 2023-09-18 3.2 2.4 26.1 20.6
TWNK 2023-09-15 3.2 2.4 26.1 20.6

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)

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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Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has slowed, with lingering uncertainty weighing on potential deals. However, it's not entirely dead.

Yahoo | September 22, 2023

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The planned acquisition of Hostess Brands by J.M. Smucker is the latest in a series of food mergers.

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

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TWNK Price Returns

1-mo 17.51%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 32.21%
1-year 43.24%
3-year 168.68%
5-year 207.39%
YTD 48.35%
2022 9.89%
2021 39.48%
2020 0.69%
2019 32.91%
2018 -26.13%

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