Post Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:POST)

About Post Holdings

Post Holdings logoPost Holdings, Inc. is a consumer packaged goods holding company. The Company operates through four segments, namely, Post Consumer Brands, Michael Foods Group, Active Nutrition and Private Brands. The Company's Post Consumer Brands segment includes the Post Foods branded ready-to-eat cereal operations and the business of MOM Brands. Its Michael Foods Group segment produces and distributes egg products, refrigerated potato products, cheese and other dairy case products, and pasta products. Its Private Brands segment manufactures and distributes organic and conventional private label peanut butter and other nut butters, baking nuts, raisins and other dried fruit, and trail mixes. Its Active Nutrition segment markets and distributes protein beverages and bars under the Premier Protein brand, protein powders and bars under the Dymatize and Supreme Protein brands, and ready-to-drink beverages and other liquid-based solutions under the Joint Juice brand.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: POST
  • CUSIP: 73744610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $82.59
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $83.96
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $80.40
  • 52-Week Range: $67.29 - $89.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 103.37
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.05
  • P/E Growth: 4.08
  • Market Cap: $5.31B
  • Outstanding Shares: 64,279,000
  • Beta: 0.17
  • Net Margins: 1.37%
  • Return on Equity: 7.23%
  • Return on Assets: 2.35%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.53%
  • Current Ratio: 3.41%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.46%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.86)
Consensus Price Target: $87.40 (5.82% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Post Holdings (NYSE:POST)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$83.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
11/21/2016Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$95.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016Pivotal ResearchLower Price TargetBuy$105.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/25/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
6/23/2016BB&T Co.UpgradeHold -> Buy$87.00View Rating Details
6/20/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$90.00View Rating Details
11/26/2015Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$73.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
9/30/2015SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
6/5/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeOutperformView Rating Details
6/1/2015Wells Fargo & CoUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$47.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Post Holdings (NYSE:POST)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/2/2017Q1 2017$0.55$0.62$1.24 billion$1.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/17/2016Q4 2016$0.44$0.61$1.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q3$0.49$0.62$1.26 billion$1.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q2$0.41$0.87$1.23 billion$1.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q1$0.36$0.52$1.33 billion$1.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/23/2015Q4$0.29$0.06$1.33 billion$1.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q315$0.07$0.27$1.23 billion$1.21 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q215$0.10$0.87$1.07 billion$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q115($0.13)($1.15)$1.07 billion$1.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/24/2014Q4 14$0.07$0.13$980.04 million$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q3 14$0.27($0.30)$636.70 million$633.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.23($0.21)$446.80 million$438.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q1 14$0.16$0.02$298.20 million$297.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/20/2013Q4$0.20$0.16$276.02 million$291.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q3 2013$0.32$0.29$253.87 million$257.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/13/2013Q2 2013$0.27$0.19$255.73 million$248.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q1 2013$0.22$0.31$219.01 million$236.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/28/20120.35$0.35$247.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.43$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/24/2012$0.47$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Post Holdings (NYSE:POST)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.68 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.17 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q2 20161$0.41$0.41$0.41
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Post Holdings (NYSE:POST)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Post Holdings (NYSE:POST)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.00%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/21/2016William P StiritzDirectorBuy120,000$75.48$9,057,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Richard R KoulourisCEOSell21,942$85.33$1,872,310.86View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016William P StiritzDirectorBuy549,642$63.65$34,984,713.30View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014Robert V VitaleCEOBuy6,190$40.09$248,157.10View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Edwin H CallisonDirectorBuy500$35.67$17,835.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Robert E GroteDirectorBuy1,000$56.77$56,770.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Edwin H CallisonDirectorBuy1,200$53.76$64,512.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013David R BanksDirectorBuy1,000$43.35$43,350.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Post Holdings (NYSE:POST)
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News IconIridian Asset Management Picked Up Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POST) Shares - Small Cap Exclusive (press release) (NYSE:POST) - February 9 at 1:38 AM
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What is Post Holdings' stock symbol?

Post Holdings trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "POST."

Where is Post Holdings' stock going? Where will Post Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Post Holdings' stock. Their predictions range from $85.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Post Holdings' share price to reach $87.40 in the next twelve months.

When will Post Holdings announce their earnings?

Post Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May, 3rd 2017.

What are analysts saying about Post Holdings stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Post Holdings stock:

  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "Post Holdings Inc. is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded ready-to-eat cereals in the United States and Canada. The Company's products are manufactured through a production platform consisting of four owned primary facilities and sold through a variety of channels such as grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, and drug stores. Its portfolio of brands includes diverse offerings such as Honey Bunches of Oats, Pebbles, Post Selects, Great Grains, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat, Post Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts and Honeycomb. Post Holdings Inc. is based in St. Louis, Missouri. " (2/8/2017)

  • BMO Capital Markets analysts commented, "Post's 1Q17 adjusted EBITDA of $230 million exceeded consensus, as higher-than-expected operating profit in Active Nutrition more than offset lower-than-expected operating gains in both Michael Foods and Private Label. POST raised the low end of its F2017 EBITDA outlook from $910-950 million to $920-950 million, in part reflecting an improved egg pricing outlook in Michael Foods (i.e., recent cases of avian influenza led to higher international demand for table eggs)." (2/6/2017)

Who owns Post Holdings stock?

Post Holdings' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Route One Investment Company L.P. (5.42%), FMR LLC (5.32%), Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (4.90%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.17%), State Street Corp (2.49%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.64%). Company insiders that own Post Holdings stock include Richard R Koulouris and William P Stiritz.

Who sold Post Holdings stock? Who is selling Post Holdings stock?

Post Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Allianz Asset Management AG, Folger Hill Asset Management LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Franklin Resources Inc., State Street Corp and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL.

Who bought Post Holdings stock? Who is buying Post Holdings stock?

Post Holdings' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Iridian Asset Management LLC CT, Route One Investment Company L.P., Foundation Asset Management LP, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Shelton Capital Management, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and AQR Capital Management LLC.

How do I buy Post Holdings stock?

Shares of Post Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Post Holdings stock cost?

One share of Post Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $82.59.

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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by Staff