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Post Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.09 (+0.93%)
(As of 01/14/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
323,097 shs
Average Volume
356,690 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.37 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Post

Post Holdings, Inc. operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company. The firm engages in the operation of center-of-the-store, refrigerated, food service, food ingredient, active nutrition and private brand food categories. It operates through the following segments: Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Foodservice, Refrigerated Retail and BellRing Brands. The Post Consumer Brands segment manufactures, markets and sells branded and private label RTE cereal and hot cereal products. The Weetabix segment focuses in the marketing and distribution of branded and private label RTE cereal products. The Foodservice segment includes egg and potato products. The Refrigerated Retail segment produces and/or distributes egg products, sausage, side dishes, cheese and other refrigerated products to retail and foodservice customers. The BellRing Brands segment comprises ready-to-drink (RTD) protein shakes, other RTD beverages, powders and nutrition bars. The company was founded by Charles William Post in 1895 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Grain mill products
Packaged Foods & Meats
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.23 billion
Cash Flow
$9.05 per share
Book Value
$43.23 per share


Net Income
$166.70 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$7.37 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

72nd out of 184 stocks

Grain Mill Products Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Post (NYSE:POST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Post a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Post in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Post stock.
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How has Post's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Post's stock was trading at $88.90 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, POST shares have increased by 32.5% and is now trading at $117.80.
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Are investors shorting Post?

Post saw a drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,580,000 shares, a drop of 25.1% from the December 15th total of 2,110,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 376,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.2 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Post's next earnings date?

Post is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 3rd 2022.
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How were Post's earnings last quarter?

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 18th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.50. The business had revenue of $1.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.66 billion. Post had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.48% and a net margin of 2.68%. Post's quarterly revenue was up 20.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.58 earnings per share.
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What price target have analysts set for POST?

7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Post's shares. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $122.00. On average, they expect Post's share price to reach $119.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Post's key executives?

Post's management team includes the following people:
  • Robert V. Vitale, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Howard A. Friedman, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Jeff Alan Zadoks, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Dan Ludwig, Senior VP, Chief Safety & Compliance Officer
  • Diedre Lynn Gray, Secretary, Chief Administrative Officer & EVP

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.11%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and Spire Wealth Management (0.00%). Company insiders that own Post stock include Bradly A Harper, David P Skarie, David P Skarie, Ellen F Harshman, Jay W Brown, Mark W Westphal, Robert E Grote and Thomas C Erb.
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Which institutional investors are selling Post stock?

POST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Post company stock in the last year include Bradly A Harper, David P Skarie, and Robert E Grote.
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Which institutional investors are buying Post stock?

POST stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Spire Wealth Management, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought Post stock in the last two years include Ellen F Harshman, Mark W Westphal, and Thomas C Erb.
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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 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 $117.80.

How much money does Post make?

Post has a market capitalization of $7.37 billion and generates $6.23 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $166.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.34 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Post have?

Post employs 10,735 workers across the globe.

What is Post's official website?

The official website for Post is www.postholdings.com.

Where are Post's headquarters?

Post is headquartered at 2503 S. HANLEY ROAD, ST. LOUIS MO, 63144.

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].

This page was last updated on 1/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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