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

Hostess Brands, Inc. - (TWNK): $24.88

0.45 (+1.84%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where TWNK ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 78.16% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for TWNK is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • TWNK ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 28th percentile.

TWNK Stock Summary

  • For TWNK, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 79.05% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of HOSTESS BRANDS INC's share price is greater than that of just 15.85% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • HOSTESS BRANDS INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 7.15%, greater than the shareholder yield of 77.82% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to TWNK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PBH, ACT, TKR, SMPL, and WSC.
  • TWNK's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit HOSTESS BRANDS INC's official web site, go to

TWNK Valuation Summary

  • TWNK's price/earnings ratio is 20; this is 7.41% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 93 months, TWNK's price/earnings ratio has gone up 14.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for TWNK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
TWNK 2023-03-24 2.4 1.8 20.0 16.6
TWNK 2023-03-23 2.4 1.8 19.5 16.2
TWNK 2023-03-22 2.4 1.8 19.6 16.4
TWNK 2023-03-21 2.4 1.8 20.1 16.7
TWNK 2023-03-20 2.4 1.8 19.9 16.6
TWNK 2023-03-17 2.4 1.8 19.8 16.5

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 $24.88 52-week high $29.00
Prev. close $24.43 52-week low $19.00
Day low $24.63 Volume 1,030,700
Day high $24.99 Avg. volume 933,965
50-day MA $23.73 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $23.60 Market Cap 3.32B

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

Below are the latest news stories about HOSTESS BRANDS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate TWNK as an investment opportunity.

Estimating The Fair Value Of Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK)

Key Insights The projected fair value for Hostess Brands is US$22.90 based on 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity With...

Yahoo | March 21, 2023

Voortman Cookies Expands Zero Sugar Lineup with Launch of New Zero Sugar Mini Wafers

Voortman®, the No. 1 crème wafer brand and No. 1 zero sugar cookie brand in the United States*, has introduced a delicious new zero sugar offering to its portfolio: Zero Sugar Mini Wafers. The new Mini Wafers come in two delectable flavors: vanilla and chocolate. Baked with real vanilla or cocoa,* the poppable, shareable wafers contain no artificial flavors or colors, no high-fructose corn syrup and are packaged in resealable stand-up pouches.

Yahoo | March 21, 2023

7 Food Stocks to Buy as Shortages Hit Consumers

With global supply chains under threat and crimping the flow of critical resources, these are the food stocks to buy.

Josh Enomoto on InvestorPlace | March 7, 2023

Hostess Brands Brings Joy to the Breakfast Table with New Hostess® Donettes® Old Fashioned Mini Donuts and Hostess® Chocolate Drizzle Baby Bundts

Hostess Brands announced today the launch of two new breakfast snacks: Hostess® Donettes® Old Fashioned mini donuts and Hostess® Chocolate Drizzle Baby Bundts. The delectable new Baby Bundts flavor and Donettes variety are extensions of two of the brand's most loved product lines.

Yahoo | March 7, 2023

3 Unstoppable Growth Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Beauty (NYSE: ELF) both surged as the world came to grips with economic conditions following the emergence of COVID-19. Hostess Brands (NASDAQ: TWNK) is proving it still has a place and room to expand in the new normal. This approach has proven successful, with the company growing its revenue solidly over the past few years and its stock price going from $80 a share five years ago to today's $300 or more.

Yahoo | March 1, 2023

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TWNK Price Returns

1-mo 0.20%
3-mo 10.87%
6-mo 6.74%
1-year 7.52%
3-year 139.00%
5-year 74.60%
YTD 10.87%
2022 9.89%
2021 39.48%
2020 0.69%
2019 32.91%
2018 -26.13%

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