Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POST) had its price objective reduced by Stifel Nicolaus from $95.00 to $85.00 in a report published on Monday. They currently have a buy rating on the stock.
POST has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Post Holdings from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, July 28th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated an outperform rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of Post Holdings in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. Pivotal Research dropped their price objective on Post Holdings from $105.00 to $90.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Monday, July 25th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Post Holdings from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, November 17th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $86.00.
Shares of Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) opened at 74.22 on Monday. Post Holdings has a one year low of $50.93 and a one year high of $89.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $76.61 and its 200 day moving average price is $79.78. The firm’s market capitalization is $4.82 billion.
Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 17th. The company reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.17. The business earned $1.26 billion during the quarter. Post Holdings had a positive return on equity of 6.92% and a negative net margin of 0.07%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.06 EPS. Analysts expect that Post Holdings will post $2.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other news, Director William P. Stiritz acquired 120,000 shares of Post Holdings stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 21st. The stock was bought at an average cost of $75.48 per share, with a total value of $9,057,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 1,381,996 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $104,313,058.08. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.10% of the company’s stock.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of POST. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board purchased a new position in Post Holdings during the third quarter valued at $139,000. Acrospire Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Post Holdings by 50.0% in the third quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $139,000 after buying an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. Creative Planning boosted its position in Post Holdings by 68.1% in the third quarter. Creative Planning now owns 1,810 shares of the company’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 733 shares in the last quarter. Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd purchased a new position in Post Holdings during the second quarter valued at $165,000. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its position in Post Holdings by 14.2% in the third quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,004 shares of the company’s stock valued at $155,000 after buying an additional 249 shares in the last quarter.
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