Hostess Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) went down by -0.73% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Monday’s trading session. The share price of the Packaged Foods giant went up by $12.22 to trade ended Monday trading at $12.31. This is down from the $12.31 price recorded on Friday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, TWNK is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $17.00 and further from the lowest price target of $12.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with TWNK down by -15.96% year-to-date.
Hostess Brands Inc. (TWNK) started the day trading at $12.24 and recorded an intraday high of $12.29. It also recorded an intraday low of $12.005 during Monday’s trading session. Hostess Brands Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -74.35% of the average daily trading volume on Monday. The stock’s trading volume on Monday was 774285, which is less than -74.35 of the total average daily trading volume of 1.35 million.
Hostess Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in TWNK’s stock price on Monday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of TWNK currently stands at $14.86, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 17.77%. However, TWNK’s current trading price is -31.12% lower than the 52-week low price of $9.32. In terms of trading volume, Hostess Brands Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 774285 shares of Hostess Brands Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Monday, which is less than -74.35% of the 1.35 million average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. TWNK’s performance over the past one year has seen it plunge by -12.02%, while the stock has gone down by -16.16% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of TWNK currently stands at 25.59%, and it is up by 3.56% in the last month. The only positive figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads 4.18%. At the time of writing TWNK’s report, the company has a total market cap of $1.57B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Hostess Brands Inc. also has over 2000 employees all over the world.
TWNK Insider Activities
The insider transactions over the past six months are down by 0.00%.For Hostess Brands Inc. insiders bought 2,683,420 shares in 43 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 2,507,666 of their shares in 36 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Hostess Brands Inc. now hold 4.07M shares, which is over 116.67% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the TWNK shares, as they control 3.31% of the company’s total stock.
TWNK Fundamental Analysis
For Hostess Brands Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 0.37. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 0.78. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 10.49% after plunging by -7.00% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, Hostess Brands Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 0.15, which is higher than the average annual revenue of -7.00% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Hostess Brands Inc.’s stock currently stands at 4.80%, and it has a net profit margin of 4.80%. The operating margin of the company is 12.40%, and its gross margin is 32.70%.
TWNK Analysts Prediction
Analysts at UBS believe that TWNK is Buy, and they have a price target of between $14 and $17. DA Davidson and Berenberg also believe that Hostess Brands Inc.’s stock is outperforming at the moment.
At the moment, Hostess Brands Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0.76, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 0.75.
TWNK Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of TWNK currently stands at 1.18%, while the SMA50 is 2.89%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading -4.88% ahead of Monday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 55.04, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 33.21.