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NYSE:POST

Post (POST) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$103.24
-1.23 (-1.18%)
(As of 02/27/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$102.77
$104.70
50-Day Range
$87.15
$106.48
52-Week Range
$78.85
$107.00
Volume
372,633 shs
Average Volume
777,478 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.26 billion
P/E Ratio
22.15
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$109.67

Post MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.2% Upside
$109.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.68% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.97
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.10mentions of Post in the last 14 days
Based on 127 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.08 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
16.85%
From $5.52 to $6.45 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.39 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

42nd out of 130 stocks

Grain Mill Products Industry

2nd out of 5 stocks


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About Post Stock (NYSE:POST)

Post Holdings, Inc. operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Foodservice, and Refrigerated Retail. The Post Consumer Brands segment manufactures, markets, and sells branded and private label ready-to-eat (RTE) cereals under Honey Bunches of Oats, Pebbles, and Malt-O-Meal brand names; hot cereal; peanut butter under the Peter Pan brand; and branded and private label dog and cat food products under Rachael Ray Nutrish, Nature's Recipe, 9Lives, Kibbles 'n Bits and Gravy Train brand names. The Weetabix segment primarily manufactures, markets, and distributes branded and private label RTE cereal under Weetabix and Alpen brands; hot cereals and other cereal-based food products; breakfast drinks; protein-based shakes under the UFIT brand, and nutritional snacks, such as muesli. The Foodservice segment produces and distributes egg products primarily under Papetti's and Abbotsford Farms brands, as well as potato products in the foodservice and food ingredient channels. The segment also manufactures certain meat products. The Refrigerated Retail segment produces and distributes side dish, potato, sausage products under Bob Evans, Bob Evans Farms, and Simply Potatoes brands; eggs and egg products under Bob Evans Egg Whites and Egg Beaters brands; and cheese, and other dairy and refrigerated products under Crystal Farms brand. It serves grocery stores, mass merchandise customers, supercenters, club stores, natural/specialty stores, dollar stores, discounters, wholesalers, convenience stores, pet supply retailers, drug store customers, foodservice distributors, and national restaurant chains, as well as sells its products in the military, ecommerce, and foodservice channels. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri.

POST Stock Price History

POST Stock News Headlines

William Post, who played a key role in developing Pop-Tarts, dies at 96
William Post, a Michigan man who played an important role in the development of Pop-Tarts, has died at age 96
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The Postal Service says a mix of environmental initiatives and cost-cutting business practices are going to reduce its planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions by 40% over five years
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Today
2/27/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Grain mill products
Sub-Industry
Packaged Foods & Meats
CUSIP
73744610
Fax
N/A
Employees
11,430
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$109.67
High Stock Price Target
$128.00
Low Stock Price Target
$92.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+6.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$301.30 million
Pretax Margin
5.56%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.99 billion
Cash Flow
$12.86 per share
Book Value
$62.91 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
54,188,000
Market Cap
$6.26 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.65
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POST Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Post stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Post in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" POST shares.
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What is Post's stock price target for 2024?

6 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Post's stock. Their POST share price targets range from $92.00 to $128.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $109.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have POST shares performed in 2024?

Post's stock was trading at $88.06 at the beginning of the year. Since then, POST stock has increased by 17.2% and is now trading at $103.24.
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Are investors shorting Post?

Post saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,000,000 shares, a decrease of 14.5% from the January 15th total of 2,340,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 808,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Currently, 3.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Post's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How were Post's earnings last quarter?

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The company reported $1.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.62. The business had revenue of $1.97 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.92 billion. Post had a net margin of 4.03% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.51%.

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

3 employees have rated Post Chief Executive Officer Robert V. Vitale on Glassdoor.com. Robert V. Vitale has an approval rating of 65% among the company'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).

Who are Post's major shareholders?

Post's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.95%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.81%), Point72 Asset Management L.P. (0.96%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.93%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.93%). Insiders that own company stock include Bradly A Harper, David P Skarie, David P Skarie, Diedre J Gray, Dorothy M Burwell, Ellen F Harshman, Gregory L Curl, Nicolas Catoggio, Robert E Grote 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 Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:POST) was last updated on 2/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff