NYSE:POST - Post Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$111.06 +0.32 (+0.29 %)
(As of 04/22/2019 03:56 PM ET)
Previous Close$110.74
Today's Range$110.58 - $111.54
52-Week Range$73.58 - $112.06
Volume3,917 shs
Average Volume439,884 shs
Market Capitalization$7.39 billion
P/E Ratio27.25
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.23
Post Holdings, Inc. operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. It operates through Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Refrigerated Food, and Active Nutrition segments. The Post Consumer Brands segment manufactures, markets, and sells branded and private label ready-to-eat (RTE) cereal and hot cereal products. The Weetabix segment primarily markets and distributes branded and private label RTE cereal products. The Refrigerated Food segment produces and distributes egg products, sausages, side dishes, and cheese and other refrigerated products. The Active Nutrition segment manufactures, markets, and distributes ready-to-drink beverages, bars, powders, and other nutritional supplements. The company also manufactures and distributes private label peanuts and other nut butters, dried fruits and nuts, pasta products, granola, cereals, and snacks; and provides peanut blanching, granulation, and roasting services for the commercial peanut industry. Post Holdings, Inc. sells its products to grocery stores, mass merchandise customers, supercenters, club stores, natural/specialty stores, and drug store customers; military, e-commerce, and foodservice channels; discounters, wholesalers, and convenience stores; restaurant chains, and food manufacturers and processors; online and specialty retailers, supplement stores, and distributors; and food ingredient customers. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Grain mill products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP73744610
Phone314-644-7600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.26 billion
Cash Flow$10.6583 per share
Book Value$45.94 per share

Profitability

Net Income$467.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees11,550
Market Cap$7.39 billion
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Post (NYSE:POST) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Post's stock symbol?

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

How will Post's stock buyback program work?

Post declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, June 8th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 4.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Post's earnings last quarter?

Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) announced its earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.11. The company earned $1.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.39 billion. Post had a net margin of 4.78% and a return on equity of 10.53%. View Post's Earnings History.

When is Post's next earnings date?

Post is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Post.

How can I listen to Post's earnings call?

Post will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, May 3rd at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8775400891.

What price target have analysts set for POST?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Post's shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect Post's stock price to reach $114.8571 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Post.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Post?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Post in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Post.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Post stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Post stock:
  • 1. 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. " (4/4/2019)
  • 2. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We expect capacity adds in the 1Q19 to allow the business to grow even faster. Active Nutrition sales surged 14.7% to $216.4 mm (PVTL $217mm/ Street $214 mm). EBITDA was fantastic at $46.7 mm, up 36.2% (PVTL $39.1mm/Street $39.6 mm). Shake product sales grew 34%; bar products and powder declined slightly. Private Brands sales rose 8.7% to $209.1 mm (PVTL $211.5mm/Street $204.1mm). EBITDA fell 1.6% to 24.7mm (PVTL $25.4mm/Street $25.7mm). Volume grew 0.8%. This business had negative mix and some cost-side pressures. VALUATION: We are raising our price target to $120 from $105 or about 11.5x pro- forma EVEBITDA (for the receipt of $875 million of cash, $500 mm of FY19 FCF and subtraction of $104 mm of EBITDA). EV/EBITDA POST remains crazy cheap relative to peers with growth that is far better than its peers." (8/3/2018)

Has Post been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about POST stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Post earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Post's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Post include Kellogg (K), Ingredion (INGR), Freshpet (FRPT), RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) and Z-Trim (FBER).

What other stocks do shareholders of Post own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Post investors own include Intelsat (I), Fossil Group (FOSL), Bank of America (BAC), Associated British Foods (ABF), Chaarat Gold (CGH), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Ciena (CIEN), China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU), First Data (FDC) and Euronet Worldwide (EEFT).

Who are Post's key executives?

Post's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert V. Vitale, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jeff A. Zadoks, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Ms. Diedre J. Gray, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 41)
  • Mr. Christopher J. Neugent, Exec. VP of Strategy (Age 58)
  • Mr. Mark W. Westphal, Pres of Michael Foods (Age 53)

Who are Post's major shareholders?

Post's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Country Trust Bank (0.42%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.26%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.24%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%), Cozad Asset Management Inc. (0.03%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%). Company insiders that own Post stock include David P Skarie, David W Kemper, Edwin H Callison, Jeff A Zadoks, Robert E Grote, Robert V Vitale and William P Stiritz. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Post.

Which institutional investors are selling Post stock?

POST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc., Strs Ohio, Sageworth Trust Co, 6 Meridian, Raymond James Trust N.A., Contravisory Investment Management Inc. and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Post company stock in the last year include David P Skarie and Robert E Grote. View Insider Buying and Selling for Post.

Which institutional investors are buying Post stock?

POST stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Country Trust Bank, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Sciencast Management LP, Bank of Edwardsville, Cozad Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, North Star Investment Management Corp. and Retirement Systems of Alabama. Company insiders that have bought Post stock in the last two years include David W Kemper, Edwin H Callison, Jeff A Zadoks, Robert V Vitale and William P Stiritz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Post.

How do I buy shares of Post?

Shares of POST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Post's stock price today?

One share of POST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $111.06.

How big of a company is Post?

Post has a market capitalization of $7.39 billion and generates $6.26 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $467.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.08 on an earnings per share basis. Post employs 11,550 workers across the globe.

What is Post's official website?

The official website for Post is http://www.postholdings.com.

How can I contact Post?

Post's mailing address is 2503 S. HANLEY ROAD, ST. LOUIS MO, 63144. The company can be reached via phone at 314-644-7600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Post (NYSE POST)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  326 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  273 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  599
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Post and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe POST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe POST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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