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NYSE:POST

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$98.49
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(As of 01/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$97.67
Now: $98.49
$99.09
50-Day Range
$91.23
MA: $98.29
$101.42
52-Week Range
$68.97
Now: $98.49
$112.38
Volume398,012 shs
Average Volume359,569 shs
Market Capitalization$6.49 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.71

Competitors

Post (NYSE:POST) Vs. MDLZ, GIS, HSY, MKC, HRL, and TSN

Should you be buying POST stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "packaged foods & meats" are considered alternatives and competitors to Post, including Mondelez International (MDLZ), General Mills (GIS), The Hershey (HSY), McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC), Hormel Foods (HRL), and Tyson Foods (TSN).

Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) and Post (NYSE:POST) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, dividends, risk and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Mondelez International and Post's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mondelez International11.99%13.92%5.72%
Post0.01%6.45%1.59%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

75.1% of Mondelez International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.5% of Post shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mondelez International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.7% of Post shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Mondelez International and Post, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mondelez International011702.94
Post011002.91

Mondelez International currently has a consensus price target of $63.4118, suggesting a potential upside of 11.05%. Post has a consensus price target of $109.60, suggesting a potential upside of 11.28%. Given Post's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Post is more favorable than Mondelez International.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mondelez International and Post's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mondelez International$25.87 billion3.16$3.87 billion$2.4723.12
Post$5.70 billion1.14$800,000.00$2.7136.34

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

Volatility and Risk

Mondelez International has a beta of 0.61, suggesting that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Post has a beta of 0.71, suggesting that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Mondelez International beats Post on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Post (NYSE:POST) and General Mills (NYSE:GIS) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Post and General Mills, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Post011002.91
General Mills17702.40

Post currently has a consensus price target of $109.60, suggesting a potential upside of 11.28%. General Mills has a consensus price target of $62.8750, suggesting a potential upside of 13.62%. Given General Mills' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe General Mills is more favorable than Post.

Volatility & Risk

Post has a beta of 0.71, indicating that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, General Mills has a beta of 0.57, indicating that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

87.5% of Post shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.2% of General Mills shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.7% of Post shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of General Mills shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Post and General Mills' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Post0.01%6.45%1.59%
General Mills13.16%28.60%7.76%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Post and General Mills' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Post$5.70 billion1.14$800,000.00$2.7136.34
General Mills$17.63 billion1.92$2.18 billion$3.6115.33

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

Summary

General Mills beats Post on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Hershey (NYSE:HSY) and Post (NYSE:POST) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

The Hershey has a beta of 0.31, suggesting that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Post has a beta of 0.71, suggesting that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The Hershey and Post's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Hershey$7.99 billion3.90$1.15 billion$5.7825.89
Post$5.70 billion1.14$800,000.00$2.7136.34

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

52.1% of The Hershey shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.5% of Post shares are held by institutional investors. 29.4% of The Hershey shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.7% of Post shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares The Hershey and Post's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Hershey14.87%70.30%14.48%
Post0.01%6.45%1.59%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for The Hershey and Post, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Hershey110702.33
Post011002.91

The Hershey presently has a consensus target price of $152.5333, indicating a potential upside of 1.94%. Post has a consensus target price of $109.60, indicating a potential upside of 11.28%. Given Post's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Post is more favorable than The Hershey.

Summary

The Hershey beats Post on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) and Post (NYSE:POST) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares McCormick & Company, Incorporated and Post's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
McCormick & Company, Incorporated13.75%20.93%7.24%
Post0.01%6.45%1.59%

Risk & Volatility

McCormick & Company, Incorporated has a beta of 0.44, indicating that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Post has a beta of 0.71, indicating that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares McCormick & Company, Incorporated and Post's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
McCormick & Company, Incorporated$5.35 billion4.58$702.70 million$2.6734.36
Post$5.70 billion1.14$800,000.00$2.7136.34

McCormick & Company, Incorporated has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Post. McCormick & Company, Incorporated is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Post, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for McCormick & Company, Incorporated and Post, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
McCormick & Company, Incorporated24302.11
Post011002.91

McCormick & Company, Incorporated presently has a consensus target price of $81.5556, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Post has a consensus target price of $109.60, indicating a potential upside of 11.28%. Given Post's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Post is more favorable than McCormick & Company, Incorporated.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

37.5% of McCormick & Company, Incorporated shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.5% of Post shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.0% of McCormick & Company, Incorporated shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.7% of Post shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) and Post (NYSE:POST) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

Hormel Foods has a beta of -0.06, indicating that its stock price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Post has a beta of 0.71, indicating that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Hormel Foods and Post's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Hormel Foods9.45%14.55%10.04%
Post0.01%6.45%1.59%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Hormel Foods and Post, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Hormel Foods17001.88
Post011002.91

Hormel Foods presently has a consensus price target of $45.8571, suggesting a potential upside of 2.52%. Post has a consensus price target of $109.60, suggesting a potential upside of 11.28%. Given Post's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Post is more favorable than Hormel Foods.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

42.8% of Hormel Foods shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.5% of Post shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Hormel Foods shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.7% of Post shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Hormel Foods and Post's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hormel Foods$9.61 billion2.51$908.08 million$1.6626.95
Post$5.70 billion1.14$800,000.00$2.7136.34

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

Post (NYSE:POST) and Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

87.5% of Post shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.7% of Tyson Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.7% of Post shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Tyson Foods shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Post and Tyson Foods' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Post0.01%6.45%1.59%
Tyson Foods4.96%13.79%6.01%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Post and Tyson Foods' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Post$5.70 billion1.14$800,000.00$2.7136.34
Tyson Foods$43.19 billion0.56$2.14 billion$5.6411.75

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Post and Tyson Foods, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Post011002.91
Tyson Foods07502.42

Post presently has a consensus target price of $109.60, suggesting a potential upside of 11.28%. Tyson Foods has a consensus target price of $80.00, suggesting a potential upside of 20.75%. Given Tyson Foods' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Tyson Foods is more favorable than Post.

Risk and Volatility

Post has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tyson Foods has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Tyson Foods beats Post on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Post Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Mondelez International logo
MDLZ
Mondelez International
2.6$57.10+0.1%$81.66 billion$25.87 billion26.19
General Mills logo
GIS
General Mills
2.1$55.34+0.6%$33.84 billion$17.63 billion14.19Analyst Report
The Hershey logo
HSY
The Hershey
1.9$149.63+0.6%$31.14 billion$7.99 billion26.25
McCormick & Company, Incorporated logo
MKC
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
1.4$91.75+1.4%$24.48 billion$5.35 billion32.42
Hormel Foods logo
HRL
Hormel Foods
2.0$44.73+0.0%$24.15 billion$9.61 billion26.78Analyst Report
News Coverage
Tyson Foods logo
TSN
Tyson Foods
2.3$66.25+3.5%$24.12 billion$43.19 billion11.31News Coverage
Kellogg logo
K
Kellogg
1.9$57.64+1.4%$19.81 billion$13.58 billion16.66Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Unusual Options Activity
Conagra Brands logo
CAG
Conagra Brands
2.1$33.76+0.4%$16.49 billion$11.05 billion14.87
Campbell Soup logo
CPB
Campbell Soup
1.9$46.04+0.7%$13.95 billion$8.69 billion7.91News Coverage
The J. M. Smucker logo
SJM
The J. M. Smucker
2.1$114.23+1.2%$13.03 billion$7.80 billion14.80Analyst Report
News Coverage
Pilgrim's Pride logo
PPC
Pilgrim's Pride
1.7$20.07+3.5%$4.89 billion$11.41 billion26.41
Lancaster Colony logo
LANC
Lancaster Colony
2.0$175.00+0.9%$4.82 billion$1.33 billion36.16
Flowers Foods logo
FLO
Flowers Foods
1.3$22.35+1.3%$4.73 billion$4.12 billion48.59Analyst Report
News Coverage
The Hain Celestial Group logo
HAIN
The Hain Celestial Group
1.5$40.28+0.6%$4.05 billion$2.05 billion154.92Analyst Revision
Sanderson Farms logo
SAFM
Sanderson Farms
1.7$134.45+4.1%$3.00 billion$3.56 billion106.71
J & J Snack Foods logo
JJSF
J & J Snack Foods
1.6$149.41+1.7%$2.83 billion$1.02 billion157.28Upcoming Earnings
TreeHouse Foods logo
THS
TreeHouse Foods
1.4$39.52+0.6%$2.23 billion$4.29 billion-395.20
Tootsie Roll Industries logo
TR
Tootsie Roll Industries
0.9$29.77+0.7%$1.98 billion$523.62 million34.08
B&G Foods logo
BGS
B&G Foods
1.7$29.62+0.8%$1.90 billion$1.66 billion14.66Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Cal-Maine Foods logo
CALM
Cal-Maine Foods
1.8$36.67+0.8%$1.79 billion$1.35 billion26.77
Calavo Growers logo
CVGW
Calavo Growers
1.9$74.00+0.7%$1.31 billion$1.06 billion-94.87
John B. Sanfilippo & Son logo
JBSS
John B. Sanfilippo & Son
1.7$78.66+0.5%$898.30 million$880.09 million16.77High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Seneca Foods logo
SENEA
Seneca Foods
1.0$37.97+3.9%$344.73 million$1.34 billion4.11
Farmer Bros. logo
FARM
Farmer Bros.
1.3$5.76+1.7%$101.03 million$501.32 million-2.04
Lifeway Foods logo
LWAY
Lifeway Foods
0.9$5.96+0.5%$93 million$93.66 million22.92News Coverage
This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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