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Post (POST) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.72 (+0.69%)
(As of 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
389,761 shs
Average Volume
592,297 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.40 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Post MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
7.6% Upside
$113.67 Price Target
Short Interest
3.05% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.12mentions of Post in the last 14 days
Based on 80 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$189,663 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $5.61 to $6.21 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.

3.77 out of 5 stars

Consumer Defensive Sector

3rd out of 9 stocks

Packaged Foods Industry

2nd out of 6 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

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Packaged Foods
Packaged Foods & Meats
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$301.30 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.99 billion
Cash Flow
$13.02 per share
Book Value
$62.91 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$6.35 billion
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POST Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Post stock right now?

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

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Post's shares. Their POST share price targets range from $92.00 to $128.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $113.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% 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 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, POST stock has increased by 19.9% and is now trading at $105.61.
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When is Post's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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How were Post's earnings last quarter?

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 2nd. The company reported $1.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.29 by $0.22. The business had revenue of $2 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.03 billion. Post had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.93% and a net margin of 4.38%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 23.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.10 EPS.

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

3 employees have rated Post Chief Executive Officer Robert V. Vitale on 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.73%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.96%), Raymond James & Associates (0.64%), Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. (0.57%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.46%) and Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (0.35%). 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 5/21/2024 by Staff

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