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Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description-A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.

- Corporate strategy-Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.

- SWOT Analysis-A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.

- Company history-Progression of key events associated with the company.

- Major products and services-A list of major products, services and brands of the company.

- Key competitors-A list of key competitors to the company.

- Key employees-A list of the key executives of the company.

- Executive biographies-A brief summary of the executives' employment history.

- Key operational heads-A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.

- Important locations and subsidiaries-A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.

- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years-The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.

- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods-The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Hostess Brands, Inc. (Hostess)is a food processing company. It primarily produces, distributes, and markets fresh sweet bakery products. The company's product portfolio includes breads, buns, sweet rolls, snakes cakes, snack pies, donuts and other related products. It markets these products under a number of national and regional brands such as Hostess, Dolly Madison, Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, and Zingers. The company uses Direct to Warehouse system of distribution model and distributes products to convenience, drug, and dollar stores. The company operates baking facilities located in Emporia, Columbus, Southbridge, and Indianapolis, the US. Hostess is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, the US.

Hostess Brands, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Aug 08,2018: Hostess Brands reports Q2 2018 results

May 10,2018: Hostess Brands reports Q1 2018 results

Apr 13,2018: Hostess Brands appoints Andrew Callahan as president and chief executive officer

Feb 28,2018: Hostess Brands Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

Feb 28,2018: Hostess Brands, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

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Table Of Content


Table of Contents

Table of Contents 3

List of Tables 5

List of Figures 5

Section 1-About the Company 6

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Key Facts 6

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Key Employees 7

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Key Employee Biographies 8

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Major Products and Services 9

Hostess Brands, Inc.-History 10

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Company Statement 11

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Locations And Subsidiaries 14

Head Office 14

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14

Section 2-Company Analysis 15

Company Overview 15

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Business Description 16

Business Segment: In-Store Bakery 16

Overview 16

Performance 16

Business Segment: Sweet Baked Goods 16

Overview 16

Performance 16

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Corporate Strategy 17

Hostess Brands, Inc.-SWOT Analysis 18

SWOT Analysis-Overview 18

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Strengths 18

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Weaknesses 19

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Opportunities 20

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Threats 21

Hostess Brands, Inc.-Key Competitors 22

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 23

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 23

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 24

Performance Chart 27

Financial Performance 27

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 28

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 29

Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 30

Feb 28, 2018: Hostess Brands, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results 30

Feb 28, 2018: Hostess Brands Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results 33

Oct 13, 2017: Hostess Brands announces chief executive officer retirement 34

Aug 08, 2017: Hostess Brands announces Q2 2017 financial results 35

Jun 16, 2017: Hostess Brands appoints Andrew Jacobs as Chief Commercial Officer 37

Jun 16, 2017: Hostess Brands names Andrew Jacobs chief commercial officer 38

May 09, 2017: Hostess Brands announces Q1 2017 financial results 39

Mar 15, 2017: Hostess Brands announces Q4 and full year 2016 financial results 41

Section 5-Appendix 44

Methodology 44

Ratio Definitions 44

About GlobalData 48

Contact Us 48

Disclaimer 48

List Of Figure

List of Figures

Hostess Brands, Inc., Performance Chart (2014-2017) 27

Hostess Brands, Inc., Ratio Charts 29

List Of Table

List of Tables

Hostess Brands, Inc., Key Facts 6

Hostess Brands, Inc., Key Employees 7

Hostess Brands, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8

Hostess Brands, Inc., Major Products and Services 9

Hostess Brands, Inc., History 10

Hostess Brands, Inc., Other Locations 14

Hostess Brands, Inc., Key Competitors 22

Hostess Brands, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 23

Hostess Brands, Inc., Annual Ratios 24

Hostess Brands, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 25

Hostess Brands, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 26

Hostess Brands, Inc., Interim Ratios 28

Currency Codes 44

Capital Market Ratios 44

Equity Ratios 45

Profitability Ratios 45

Cost Ratios 46

Liquidity Ratios 46

Leverage Ratios 47

Efficiency Ratios 47

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