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

Hostess Brands, Inc. - (TWNK): $26.06

-0.01 (-0.04%)

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  • TWNK scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 70.4% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for TWNK is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • TWNK ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 29th percentile.

TWNK Stock Summary

  • TWNK's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 196.57 -- higher than 87.9% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • For TWNK, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 81.7% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of HOSTESS BRANDS INC's share price is greater than that of merely 20.97% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to HOSTESS BRANDS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be PBH, TKR, SON, PTNR, and ACT.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 17.9; this is 9.14% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • TWNK's price/earnings ratio has moved up 15.4 over the prior 88 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for TWNK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
TWNK 2022-11-15 2.7 2.0 21.3 17.9
TWNK 2022-11-14 2.8 2.0 21.6 18.1
TWNK 2022-11-11 2.7 2.0 21.4 18.0
TWNK 2022-11-10 2.9 2.1 22.5 18.7
TWNK 2022-11-09 2.9 2.1 22.4 18.6
TWNK 2022-11-08 2.9 2.1 22.9 19.0

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 $26.06 52-week high $29.00
Prev. close $26.07 52-week low $16.76
Day low $25.95 Volume 285,700
Day high $26.22 Avg. volume 1,521,572
50-day MA $25.39 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $22.70 Market Cap 3.49B

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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Yahoo | November 17, 2022

Sales for This Recession-Proof Food Stock Just Keep Growing

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ: TWNK) delivered a record third quarter, posting double-digit growth on both the top and bottom lines. The Twinkies maker also raised its expectation for full-year sales growth. Let's take a closer look at Hostess Brands' most recent quarter, what lies ahead for the company, and why this consumer staples stock keeps reaching new heights.

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TWNK Price Returns

1-mo -0.76%
3-mo 11.65%
6-mo 22.64%
1-year 45.42%
3-year 92.11%
5-year 93.61%
YTD 27.62%
2021 39.48%
2020 0.69%
2019 32.91%
2018 -26.13%
2017 13.92%

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