Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) is scheduled to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, August 8th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.19 per share for the quarter.

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $184.54 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $181.79 million. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 15.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.08 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Hostess Brands to post $0.67 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.74 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Hostess Brands (TWNK) opened at 15.025 on Monday. Hostess Brands has a 12 month low of $10.35 and a 12 month high of $17.18. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $15.94 and a 200-day moving average of $15.75. The company’s market cap is $1.49 billion.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: “Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday” was originally reported by Daily Political and is the sole property of of Daily Political. If you are reading this piece on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of US & international trademark & copyright laws. The correct version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.dailypolitical.com/2017/08/07/hostess-brands-nasdaqtwnk-to-release-quarterly-earnings-on-tuesday.html.

Several analysts recently issued reports on TWNK shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hostess Brands from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, April 14th. Deutsche Bank AG set a $19.00 price target on shares of Hostess Brands and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. Stephens started coverage on shares of Hostess Brands in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $20.00 price target for the company. BidaskClub raised shares of Hostess Brands from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, UBS AG initiated coverage on shares of Hostess Brands in a research report on Monday, July 31st. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $16.00 price target for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $17.83.

In other Hostess Brands news, insider Cdm Hostess Class C, Llc sold 376,211 shares of Hostess Brands stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.70, for a total transaction of $6,282,723.70. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 214,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,573,800. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider William Douglas Toler acquired 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 31st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $15.85 per share, for a total transaction of $792,500.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 485,000 shares in the company, valued at $7,687,250. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 25.50% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Receive News & Ratings for Hostess Brands Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Hostess Brands and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.