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BABA   72.00 (-3.51%)
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F   12.74 (+2.33%)
MU   95.77 (+0.65%)
CGC   3.02 (-5.92%)
GE   161.04 (+1.51%)
DIS   113.69 (+1.55%)
AMC   4.32 (-0.92%)
PFE   25.89 (-2.63%)
PYPL   59.98 (-0.93%)
XOM   104.36 (-1.40%)
QQQ   444.02 (-0.36%)
AAPL   175.10 (-2.54%)
MSFT   414.92 (-0.14%)
META   498.19 (-0.82%)
GOOGL   133.35 (-2.76%)
AMZN   177.58 (-0.36%)
TSLA   188.14 (-7.16%)
NVDA   852.37 (+3.60%)
NIO   5.35 (-7.44%)
AMD   205.36 (+1.34%)
BABA   72.00 (-3.51%)
T   16.80 (-1.06%)
F   12.74 (+2.33%)
MU   95.77 (+0.65%)
CGC   3.02 (-5.92%)
GE   161.04 (+1.51%)
DIS   113.69 (+1.55%)
AMC   4.32 (-0.92%)
PFE   25.89 (-2.63%)
PYPL   59.98 (-0.93%)
XOM   104.36 (-1.40%)

Post (POST) Competitors

$103.76
-0.53 (-0.51%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

POST vs. INGR, DAR, LANC, NYT, BROS, CHWY, OLLI, IPAR, PPC, and RH

Should you be buying Post stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Post include Ingredion (INGR), Darling Ingredients (DAR), Lancaster Colony (LANC), New York Times (NYT), Dutch Bros (BROS), Chewy (CHWY), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), Inter Parfums (IPAR), Pilgrim's Pride (PPC), and RH (RH). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Post vs.

Post (NYSE:POST) and Ingredion (NYSE:INGR) are both mid-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, community ranking, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and earnings.

In the previous week, Post had 107 more articles in the media than Ingredion. MarketBeat recorded 117 mentions for Post and 10 mentions for Ingredion. Ingredion's average media sentiment score of 1.06 beat Post's score of -0.20 indicating that Ingredion is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Post
11 Very Positive mention(s)
19 Positive mention(s)
36 Neutral mention(s)
31 Negative mention(s)
20 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Ingredion
7 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Ingredion has a net margin of 7.88% compared to Post's net margin of 4.03%. Ingredion's return on equity of 18.57% beat Post's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Post4.03% 10.51% 3.41%
Ingredion 7.88%18.57%8.29%

Ingredion has higher revenue and earnings than Post. Ingredion is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Post, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Post$6.99B0.90$301.30M$4.6622.27
Ingredion$8.16B0.94$643M$9.6012.23

Post has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ingredion has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Post currently has a consensus price target of $109.67, suggesting a potential upside of 5.69%. Ingredion has a consensus price target of $124.67, suggesting a potential upside of 6.23%. Given Ingredion's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Ingredion is more favorable than Post.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Post
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83
Ingredion
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

92.0% of Post shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.8% of Ingredion shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.7% of Post shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Ingredion shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Post received 45 more outperform votes than Ingredion when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.42% of users gave Post an outperform vote while only 56.90% of users gave Ingredion an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
PostOutperform Votes
416
67.42%
Underperform Votes
201
32.58%
IngredionOutperform Votes
371
56.90%
Underperform Votes
281
43.10%

Summary

Ingredion beats Post on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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POST vs. The Competition

MetricPostGrain mill products IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$6.30B$8.49B$14.20B$17.70B
Dividend YieldN/A3.82%2.87%3.55%
P/E Ratio22.279.9624.2425.15
Price / Sales0.901.8413.116.73
Price / Cash7.9138.7920.1915.39
Price / Book1.654.504.615.46
Net Income$301.30M$567.33M$556.19M$981.71M
7 Day Performance-0.64%-1.30%-0.42%1.35%
1 Month Performance2.72%6.25%1.55%2.89%
1 Year Performance12.97%-5.72%-2.03%94.28%

Post Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
INGR
Ingredion
4.4315 of 5 stars
$115.16
+0.5%
$124.67
+8.3%
+16.6%$7.55B$8.16B12.0011,600Insider Selling
Positive News
DAR
Darling Ingredients
4.6823 of 5 stars
$42.81
+0.6%
$78.90
+84.3%
-31.7%$6.83B$6.53B9.6914,600Short Interest ↑
LANC
Lancaster Colony
4.5055 of 5 stars
$201.27
-0.1%
$198.75
-1.3%
+8.5%$5.54B$1.82B43.013,400Short Interest ↓
Positive News
NYT
New York Times
4.5624 of 5 stars
$43.84
+0.7%
$42.75
-2.5%
+9.7%$7.21B$2.43B31.545,900Analyst Upgrade
BROS
Dutch Bros
2.6946 of 5 stars
$29.73
+3.2%
$33.88
+13.9%
-13.6%$5.27B$965.78M991.0022,000Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
CHWY
Chewy
4.1637 of 5 stars
$17.24
+3.9%
$32.73
+89.8%
-55.3%$7.44B$11.01B862.0019,400
OLLI
Ollie's Bargain Outlet
3.5927 of 5 stars
$81.16
0.0%
$79.23
-2.4%
+39.5%$5.00B$1.83B31.9510,700Positive News
IPAR
Inter Parfums
4.7392 of 5 stars
$153.58
+0.7%
$180.00
+17.2%
+4.0%$4.91B$1.09B31.03527Earnings Report
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
PPC
Pilgrim's Pride
2.092 of 5 stars
$32.21
+3.3%
$27.00
-16.2%
+32.5%$7.63B$17.47B268.4461,500Earnings Report
Positive News
High Trading Volume
RH
RH
4.4946 of 5 stars
$265.72
+4.6%
$313.00
+17.8%
-6.6%$4.89B$3.06B28.856,180

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This page (NYSE:POST) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff