Hostess Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) has a beta of 0.72, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 22.88, and a growth ratio of 2.49. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 54.87, with weekly volatility at 2.70% and ATR at 0.32. The TWNK stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $11.24 and a $16.18 high. Its shares traded lower over the last trading session, losing -1.71% on 05/21/21. The shares fell to a low of $15.37 before closing at $15.56. Intraday shares traded counted 1.69 million, which was -26.42% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 1.34M. TWNK’s previous close was $15.83 while the outstanding shares total 130.84M.
Investors have identified the Packaged Foods company Hostess Brands Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $2.08 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Hostess Brands Inc. (TWNK) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 417.95 million total, with 186.97 million as their total liabilities.
TWNK were able to record 21.97 million as free cash flow during the 08/10/2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 24.81 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 32.85 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Hostess Brands Inc. (TWNK)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 08/10/2021 quarter of the year, Hostess Brands Inc. recorded a total of 265.42 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 8.26% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 08/10/2021 quarter increasing by 3.53%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 169.9 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 95.52 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 130.84M with the recently reported earning now reading 0.20 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 08/10/2021 (0.20 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 0.92 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on TWNK sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of TWNK attractive?
In related news, , Hostess CDM Co-Invest, LLC sold 3,215,817 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Nov 23. The sale was performed at an average price of 13.50, for a total value of 43,413,530. As the sale deal closes, the , Hostess CDM Co-Invest, LLC now sold 50,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 687,240. Also, , Hostess CDM Co-Invest, LLC sold 186,412 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Nov 09. The shares were price at an average price of 13.55 per share, with a total market value of 2,525,566. Following this completion of acquisition, the , Hostess CDM Co-Invest, LLC now holds 357,419 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 4,847,781. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.20%.
8 out of 12 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 3 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Hostess Brands Inc.. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the TWNK stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $17.89.