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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
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China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
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NYSE:POST

Post - POST Stock Forecast, Price & News

$90.04
+2.39 (+2.73%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$86.81
$90.67
50-Day Range
$74.30
$90.04
52-Week Range
$62.83
$90.67
Volume
398,360 shs
Average Volume
304,627 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.47 billion
P/E Ratio
8.00
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$85.75

Post MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.8% Downside
$85.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.17% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.97
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.07mentions of Post in the last 14 days
Based on 111 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$1.01 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
83.94%
From $1.37 to $2.52 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.21 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

75th out of 178 stocks

Grain Mill Products Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

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About Post (NYSE:POST) Stock

Post Holdings, Inc. operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. It operates through five segments: Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Foodservice, Refrigerated Retail, and BellRing Brands. The Post Consumer Brands segment manufactures, markets, and sells branded and private label ready-to-eat (RTE) cereal and hot cereal products. It serves grocery stores, mass merchandise customers, supercenters, club stores, natural/specialty stores, and drug store customers, as well as sells its products in the military, ecommerce, and foodservice channels. The Weetabix segment primarily markets and distributes branded and private label RTE cereal, hot cereals and other cereal-based food products, breakfast drinks, and muesli. This segment sells its products to grocery stores, discounters, wholesalers, and convenience stores, as well as through ecommerce. The Foodservice segment produces and distributes egg and potato products in the foodservice and food ingredient channels. It serves foodservice distributors and national restaurant chains. The Refrigerated Retail segment produces and distributes side dishes, eggs and egg products, sausages, cheese, and other dairy and refrigerated products for grocery stores and mass merchandise customers. The BellRing Brands segment markets and distributes ready-to-drink (RTD) protein shakes, other RTD beverages, powders, nutrition bars, and supplements. It serves club stores, food, drug and mass customers, and online retailers, as well as specialty retailers, convenience stores, and distributors. Post Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Citigroup assumed coverage on shares of Post in a research note on Monday, May 9th. They issued a "buy" rating and a $92.00 price objective for the company. Piper Sandler increased their price objective on shares of Post from $84.00 to $96.00 in a research note on Monday, May 9th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Post from a "c" rating to a "b" rating in a research note on Friday, May 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the company currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $85.75.

Post Price Performance

Shares of POST traded up $2.39 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $90.04. The stock had a trading volume of 398,360 shares, compared to its average volume of 304,627. The company's fifty day moving average is $82.43 and its two-hundred day moving average is $84.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.75, a current ratio of 2.60 and a quick ratio of 1.95. Post has a 52 week low of $62.83 and a 52 week high of $90.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.47 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.00 and a beta of 0.61.

Post (NYSE:POST - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.11. Post had a net margin of 11.20% and a return on equity of 3.54%. The business had revenue of $1.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.36 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.93 EPS. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Post will post 1.37 EPS for the current year.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Post news, Director Gregory L. Curl sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.11, for a total transaction of $328,440.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 15,907 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,306,123.77. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In related news, Director Thomas C. Erb acquired 12,400 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 10th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $81.26 per share, with a total value of $1,007,624.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 22,075 shares in the company, valued at $1,793,814.50. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Gregory L. Curl sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $82.11, for a total transaction of $328,440.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 15,907 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,306,123.77. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 9,250 shares of company stock valued at $743,390 in the last 90 days. 9.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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POST Stock News Headlines

White House: Falling gas prices mean more than OPEC numbers
President Joe Biden traveled to Saudi Arabia almost three weeks ago on the possibility that he could get some additional oil production out of OPEC+
WH says falling gas prices matter more than OPEC numbers
President Joe Biden traveled to Saudi Arabia almost three weeks ago on the possibility that he could get some additional oil production out of OPEC+
US Postal Service to boost purchases of electric vehicles
The U.S. Postal Service plans to further increase the number of electric-powered vehicles it is buying to replace its aging fleet of delivery trucks
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POST Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/17/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Grain mill products
Sub-Industry
Packaged Foods & Meats
CUSIP
73744610
Fax
N/A
Employees
10,735
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$85.75
High Stock Price Forecast
$96.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$70.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-4.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$166.70 million
Pretax Margin
10.13%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.23 billion
Cash Flow
$9.04 per share
Book Value
$43.23 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
54,853,000
Market Cap
$5.47 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.61

Key Executives

  • Mr. Robert V. Vitale (Age 56)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.29M
  • Mr. Jeff A. Zadoks (Age 57)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $635.35k
  • Mr. Howard A. Friedman (Age 52)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $774.05k
  • Ms. Diedre J. Gray (Age 44)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $652.6k
  • Mr. Mark W. Westphal (Age 56)
    Pres of Foodservice
    Comp: $618.34k
  • Mr. Bradly A. Harper (Age 47)
    Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Jennifer Meyer
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Christopher J. Neugent (Age 61)
    Exec. VP of Strategy
  • Mr. Steve Schonhoff
    Sr. VP of Integrated Supply Chain for Bob Evans Foods & Michael Foods
  • Sally Abbott
    Managing Director of Weetabix UK & Ireland













POST Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Post stock right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Post in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Post stock.
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What is Post's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Post's shares. Their POST stock forecasts range from $70.00 to $96.00. On average, they predict Post's stock price to reach $85.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.8%.
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How has Post's stock price performed in 2022?

Post's stock was trading at $112.73 at the beginning of the year. Since then, POST stock has decreased by 20.1% and is now trading at $90.04.
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When is Post's next earnings date?

Post is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 17th 2022.
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How were Post's earnings last quarter?

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The company reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $1.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.36 billion. Post had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.54% and a net margin of 11.20%. Post's revenue for the quarter was down 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.93 earnings per share.

What is Robert V. Vitale's approval rating as Post's CEO?

3 employees have rated Post CEO Robert V. Vitale on Glassdoor.com. Robert V. Vitale has an approval rating of 65% among Post's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Post own?

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

What is Post's stock symbol?

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

Who are Post's major shareholders?

Post's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (2.48%), Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (1.31%), Argent Capital Management LLC (0.79%), Wolverine Asset Management LLC (0.00%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.14%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.12%). Company insiders that own Post stock include Bradly A Harper, David P Skarie, David P Skarie, Ellen F Harshman, Gregory L Curl, Jay W Brown, Mark W Westphal, Robert E Grote, Robert V Vitale and Thomas C Erb.
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How do I buy shares of Post?

Shares of POST stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Post's stock price today?

One share of POST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $90.04.

How much money does Post make?

Post (NYSE:POST) has a market capitalization of $5.47 billion and generates $6.23 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $166.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $11.26 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Post have?

Post employs 10,735 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Post?

Post's mailing address is 2503 S. HANLEY ROAD, ST. LOUIS MO, 63144. The official website for Post is www.postholdings.com. The company can be reached via phone at (314) 644-7600 or via email at investor.relations@postfoods.com.

This page (NYSE:POST) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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