Today TWNK ranks # as BUY CANDIDATE.
Today TWNK ranks # as BUY CANDIDATE.

TWNK stock Hostess Brands Inc

TWNK stock
Hostess Brands Inc

February 15, 2019
Change 1.26%
Chart period: 2018-11-16 - 2019-02-15





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Hostess Brands Inc Forecast and Stock Analysis

Technical TWNK stock analysis for February 15, 2019.

Buy candidate since 2019-02-05 Gain 5.89%
Shorts n/a
Cash n/a
Loans n/a
Beta 0.44
ROA 7.80

Hostess Brands Inc gained 1.26% in the last trading day, rising from $11.90 to $12.05 , and has now gained 10 days in a row. It is not often that stocks manage to gain so many days in a row, and falls for a day or two should be expected. The price has risen in 9 of the last 10 days and is up by 6.35% over the past 2 weeks. Volume has increased in the last day along with the price, which is a positive technical sign, and, in total, 69 568 more shares were traded than the day before. In total, 674 032 shares bought and sold for approximately $8.12 million.

Close price at the end of the last trading day (Friday, 15th Feb 2019) of the TWNK stock was $12.05. This is 1.26% more than the trading day before Thursday, 14th Feb 2019.

During day the stock fluctuated 1.56% from a day low at $11.90 to a day high of $12.08.

30 day high of the TWNK stock price was $12.08 and low was $11.04.
90 day high was $12.08 and low was $10.29.
52 week high for the Hostess Brands Inc - $14.98 and low - $9.87.


Hostess Brands Inc lies in the upper part of a wide and weak rising trend in the short term, and this will normally pose a very good selling opportunity for the short-term trader as reaction back towards the lower part of the trend can be expected. A break-up at the top trend line at $12.17 will firstly indicate a stronger raising rate. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 3.11% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $10.87 and $12.55 at the end of this period.

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Only positive signals in the chart today. Hostess Brands Inc holds buy signals from both short- and long-term moving averages. In addition, there is a general buy signal from the relation between the two signals where the short-term average is above the long-term average. On corrections down there will be some support from the lines at $11.77 and $11.38. A break down below any of these levels will issue sell signals. A buy signal was issued from a pivot bottom point on Monday February 04, 2019, which indicates further gains until a new top pivot has been found. Volume is rising along with the price. This is considered to be a good technical signal.

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Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI14 is 86 and the stock is extremely overbought on RSI14, but may also ontinue to gain. Some stocks see their best performance while being overbought, but very seldom does RSI remain so high for a long time without short corrections. Risk has therefore increased and larger daily movements can be expected for the next couple of days.

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Support & Resistance

Hostess Brands Inc finds support from accumulated volume at $11.88.

Support: $11.88 Price: $12.05


This stock is usually traded at good volume, and with minor daily changes the risk is considered to be low. During the last day, the stock moved $0.19 (1.56%) between high and low. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 1.77%.

The stock is overbought on RSI14 and lies in the upper part of the trend. Normally this will pose a good selling opportunity for the short-term trader, but some stocks may go long and hard while being overbought. Regardless, the high RSI together with the trend position increases the risk and higher daily movements (volatility) should be expected. A correction down in the nearby future seems very likely and it is of great importance that the stock manages to break the trend before that occurs. Since the Hostess Brands Inc has been rising for 10 days in a row, the risk for the next couple of days has increased. We don't expect a major reaction as the stock is in very good shape technically, and therefore hold a positive evaluation despite the very short term risk.

Our recommended stoploss: $11.56 (-4.08%) (This stock has low daily movements and this gives low risk. The RSI14 is 86 and this increases the risk substantially. There is a buy signal from pivot bottom found 9 days ago.)

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Evaluation: Buy Candidate

Several short-term signals, along with a general good trend, are positive and we conclude that the current level may hold a buying opportunity as there is a fair chance for this stock to perform well in the short-term. Due to some small weaknesses in the technical picture we have downgraded our recommendation for this stock since last evaluation from a Strong Buy Candidate to a Buy Candidate.

Today TWNK ranks # as BUY CANDIDATE.
Today TWNK ranks # as BUY CANDIDATE.