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NYSE:POSTPost Stock Price, Forecast & News

$89.57
+3.32 (+3.85 %)
(As of 05/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$87.17
Now: $89.57
$89.96
50-Day Range
$83.72
MA: $89.35
$94.32
52-Week Range
$68.97
Now: $89.57
$112.89
Volume446,700 shs
Average Volume586,812 shs
Market Capitalization$6.11 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.6
Post Holdings, Inc. operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. It operates through Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Refrigerated Food, and Active Nutrition segments. The Post Consumer Brands segment manufactures, markets, and sells branded and private label ready-to-eat (RTE) cereal and hot cereal products. The Weetabix segment primarily markets and distributes branded and private label RTE cereal products. The Refrigerated Food segment produces and distributes egg products, sausages, side dishes, and cheese and other refrigerated products. The Active Nutrition segment manufactures, markets, and distributes ready-to-drink beverages, bars, powders, and other nutritional supplements. The company also manufactures and distributes private label peanuts and other nut butters, dried fruits and nuts, pasta products, granola, cereals, and snacks; and provides peanut blanching, granulation, and roasting services for the commercial peanut industry. Post Holdings, Inc. sells its products to grocery stores, mass merchandise customers, supercenters, club stores, natural/specialty stores, and drug store customers; military, e-commerce, and foodservice channels; discounters, wholesalers, and convenience stores; restaurant chains, and food manufacturers and processors; online and specialty retailers, supplement stores, and distributors; and food ingredient customers. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.99 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Grain mill products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP73744610
Phone314-644-7600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.68 billion
Cash Flow$10.82 per share
Book Value$42.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$124.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,100
Market Cap$6.11 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Post (NYSE:POST) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Post's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Post's stock was trading at $88.90 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, POST shares have increased by 0.8% and is now trading at $89.57. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Post?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Post in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Post.

When is Post's next earnings date?

Post is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Post.

How were Post's earnings last quarter?

Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 7th. The company reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.26. The firm earned $1.49 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.41 billion. Post had a positive return on equity of 9.54% and a negative net margin of 2.35%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.31 earnings per share. View Post's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for POST?

11 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Post's stock. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $130.00. On average, they expect Post's stock price to reach $117.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Post.

Has Post been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about POST stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Post earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutPost.

Are investors shorting Post?

Post saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,820,000 shares, a decline of 5.2% from the April 30th total of 1,920,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 665,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Post's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Post's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Post own?

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

Who are Post's key executives?

Post's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert V. Vitale, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jeff A. Zadoks, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Ms. Diedre J. Gray, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 41)
  • Mr. Christopher J. Neugent, Exec. VP of Strategy (Age 58)
  • Mr. Mark W. Westphal, Pres of Michael Foods (Age 53)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.39%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.82%), State Street Corp (2.29%), London Co. of Virginia (2.30%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (2.20%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.09%). Company insiders that own Post stock include David P Skarie, Edwin H Callison, Ellen F Harshman, Jay W Brown, Mark W Westphal, Robert E Grote, Robert V Vitale and William P Stiritz. View institutional ownership trends for Post.

Which institutional investors are selling Post stock?

POST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Wellington Management Group LLP, Alliancebernstein L.P., UBS Group AG, and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Post company stock in the last year include David P Skarie, Jay W Brown, and Robert V Vitale. View insider buying and selling activity for Post.

Which institutional investors are buying Post stock?

POST stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including London Co. of Virginia, Invesco Ltd., Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Levin Easterly Partners LLC, York Capital Management Global Advisors LLC, Raymond James & Associates, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have bought Post stock in the last two years include Edwin H Callison, Ellen F Harshman, Mark W Westphal, and William P Stiritz. View insider buying and selling activity for Post.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Post's stock price today?

One share of POST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $89.57.

How big of a company is Post?

Post has a market capitalization of $6.11 billion and generates $5.68 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $124.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.91 on an earnings per share basis. Post employs 10,100 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 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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