Is Hostess Brands Inc – Class A (NASDAQ:TWNK) a Buy? The Stock Reported more Sellers

March 14, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Is Hostess Brands Inc   Class A (NASDAQ:TWNK) a Buy? The Stock Reported more Sellers

The stock of Hostess Brands Inc – Class A (NASDAQ:TWNK) registered an increase of 0.93% in short interest. TWNK’s total short interest was 14.89 million shares in March as published by FINRA. Its up 0.93% from 14.75 million shares, reported previously. With 874,700 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 17 days to cover their TWNK’s short positions. The short interest to Hostess Brands Inc – Class A’s float is 16.29%.

The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.145 during the last trading session, reaching $14.485. About 359,665 shares traded. Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) has risen 69.90% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.20% the S&P500.

Hostess Brands, Inc., a packaged food company, focuses on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing fresh sweet baked goods in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.89 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Sweet Baked Goods and Other. It has a 6.8 P/E ratio. The Company’s principal product lines include Twinkies, Zingers, Donettes, coffee cakes, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, Ding Dongs, honey buns, fruit pies, Sno Balls, mini muffins, Chocodiles, Ho Hos, brownies, Suzy Qs, bread and buns, danishes, jumbo muffins, iced cookies, eclairs, and madeleines.

Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Hostess Brands had 12 analyst reports since February 14, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) rating on Thursday, November 9. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $12 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, February 15 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, October 13 by UBS. As per Wednesday, October 11, the company rating was initiated by J.P. Morgan. The stock has “Hold” rating by UBS on Monday, July 31. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy” on Friday, October 13. The company was initiated on Monday, September 18 by RBC Capital Markets.

More recent Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) news were published by: which released: “3 Stocks to Watch on Thursday: Box Inc (BOX), Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) and …” on March 01, 2018. Also published the news titled: “Processed and Packaged Goods Stocks’ Research Reports Released on Hostess …” on March 09, 2018.‘s news article titled: “Hostess Brands, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results” with publication date: February 28, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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