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QQQ   309.10
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DOW   33,212.96
QQQ   309.10
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QQQ   309.10

Post (POST) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.45 (+1.78%)
(As of 05/27/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
457,650 shs
Average Volume
689,504 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.04 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Post

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.


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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
$57.43 per share


Net Income
$166.70 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$5.04 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.38 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

62nd out of 193 stocks

Grain Mill Products Industry

3rd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Post (NYSE:POST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Post a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Post in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Post stock.
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Are investors shorting Post?

Post saw a decline in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,130,000 shares, a decline of 15.8% from the April 30th total of 2,530,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 614,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.5 days. Currently, 3.9% of the company's shares 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, August 4th 2022.
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How were Post's earnings last quarter?

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.05. The business earned $1.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.36 billion. Post had a net margin of 7.54% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 4.19%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 17.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.29 earnings per share.
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What price target have analysts set for POST?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Post's shares. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $96.00. On average, they expect Post's share price to reach $85.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Post's key executives?
Post's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert V. Vitale, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $1.29M)
  • Mr. Jeff A. Zadoks, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $635.35k)
  • Mr. Howard A. Friedman, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52, Pay $774.05k)
  • Ms. Diedre J. Gray, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 44, Pay $652.6k)
  • Mr. Mark W. Westphal, Pres of Foodservice (Age 56, Pay $618.34k)
  • Mr. Bradly A. Harper, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Jennifer Meyer, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Christopher J. Neugent, Exec. VP of Strategy (Age 61)
  • Mr. Steve Schonhoff, Sr. VP of Integrated Supply Chain for Bob Evans Foods & Michael Foods
  • Sally Abbott, Managing Director of Weetabix UK & Ireland
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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.65%), BlackRock Inc. (7.75%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.07%), Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (4.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.38%) and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (2.99%). Company insiders that own Post stock include Bradly A Harper, David P Skarie, Ellen F Harshman, Gregory L Curl, 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 Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , UBS Group AG, King Luther Capital Management Corp, Invesco Ltd., Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, and Twin Tree Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Post company stock in the last year include Bradly A Harper, David P Skarie, Ellen F Harshman, Gregory L Curl, 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 Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Saba Capital Management L.P., Baupost Group LLC MA, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc., Raymond James & Associates, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Post stock in the last two years include 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 $82.98.

How much money does Post make?

Post has a market capitalization of $5.04 billion and generates $6.23 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $166.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.59 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.

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 5/29/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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