Hostess Brands Inc (NASDAQ:TWNK) insider Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc sold 25,252 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.07, for a total value of $355,295.64. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 25,252 shares in the company, valued at approximately $355,295.64. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, January 10th, Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc sold 80,726 shares of Hostess Brands stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.10, for a total value of $1,138,236.60.
  • On Wednesday, January 8th, Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc sold 132,270 shares of Hostess Brands stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.19, for a total value of $1,876,911.30.
  • On Monday, January 6th, Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc sold 103,798 shares of Hostess Brands stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.22, for a total value of $1,476,007.56.
  • On Thursday, January 2nd, Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc sold 91,272 shares of Hostess Brands stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.26, for a total value of $1,301,538.72.
  • On Monday, December 23rd, Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc sold 57,111 shares of Hostess Brands stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.49, for a total value of $827,538.39.
  • On Friday, December 20th, Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc sold 133,284 shares of Hostess Brands stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.55, for a total value of $1,939,282.20.
  • On Friday, December 13th, Hostess Cdm Co-Invest, Llc sold 500,000 shares of Hostess Brands stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.06, for a total value of $7,030,000.00.

NASDAQ TWNK traded up $0.09 during trading on Thursday, hitting $14.03. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 9,105 shares, compared to its average volume of 750,520. The company has a quick ratio of 2.49, a current ratio of 2.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $14.17 and a 200 day moving average price of $13.93. The firm has a market cap of $1.81 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.99 and a beta of 0.56. Hostess Brands Inc has a 52 week low of $11.04 and a 52 week high of $14.86.

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 6th. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $227.21 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $212.80 million. Hostess Brands had a return on equity of 4.19% and a net margin of 5.88%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.10 EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that Hostess Brands Inc will post 0.61 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub lowered Hostess Brands from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hostess Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price for the company in a report on Friday, January 10th. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on Hostess Brands in a report on Wednesday, December 11th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $16.00 target price for the company. SunTrust Banks reduced their target price on Hostess Brands from $17.00 to $16.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Friday, September 20th. Finally, Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on Hostess Brands from $14.00 to $15.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Hostess Brands presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $15.75.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Hostess Brands by 13.0% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,990,503 shares of the company’s stock valued at $144,262,000 after purchasing an additional 1,150,960 shares during the period. River Road Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Hostess Brands by 29.0% in the 3rd quarter. River Road Asset Management LLC now owns 9,431,101 shares of the company’s stock valued at $131,894,000 after acquiring an additional 2,119,335 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Hostess Brands by 66.1% in the 2nd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 4,471,474 shares of the company’s stock valued at $64,568,000 after acquiring an additional 1,780,147 shares during the period. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA boosted its stake in Hostess Brands by 9.0% during the 3rd quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 3,291,785 shares of the company’s stock worth $46,035,000 after acquiring an additional 272,563 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nuveen Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Hostess Brands by 33.7% during the 2nd quarter. Nuveen Asset Management LLC now owns 2,992,288 shares of the company’s stock worth $43,210,000 after acquiring an additional 754,414 shares during the last quarter.

Hostess Brands Company Profile

Hostess Brands, Inc, a packaged food company, develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and distributes fresh sweet baked goods in the United States. It primarily offer a range of snack cakes, donuts, sweet rolls, breakfast pastries, snack pies, and related products. The company operates in two segments, Sweet Baked Goods and In-Store Bakery.

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