Post Holdings, Inc. (POST): Price and Financial Metrics

Post Holdings, Inc. (POST)

Today's Latest Price: $86.11 USD

0.54 (0.63%)

Updated Apr 3 12:00am

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 56 in Food Makers

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POST Stock Summary

  • POST's current price/earnings ratio is 55.21, which is higher than 91.85% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • For POST, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 83.64% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, POST is more volatile than just 8.15% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Post Holdings Inc are TGNA, WLK, RM, SLGN, and ERI.
  • POST's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Post Holdings Inc's official web site, go to
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POST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $86.11 52-week high $113.73
Prev. close $85.57 52-week low $68.97
Day low $84.28 Volume 504,800
Day high $86.66 Avg. volume 675,312
50-day MA $95.40 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $102.45 Market Cap 5.95B

Post Holdings, Inc. (POST) Company Bio

Post Holdings manufactures, markets, and sells refrigerated, active nutrition, and private label food products in the United States and Canada. The company operates through five segments: Post Foods, Michael Foods, Active Nutrition, Private Brands, and Attune Foods. The company was founded in 1895 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

POST Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Post Holdings Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Post Holdings Inc ranked in the 58th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 113%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Post Holdings Inc, consider:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 49. Notably, its equity weight is greater than only 18.67% of US equities in the Consumer Defensive sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.5 years, is 0.47% -- higher than 82.53% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Post Holdings Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than merely 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

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UN, CCEP, KHC, CHEF, and KDP can be thought of as valuation peers to POST, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Defensive sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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POST Price Returns

1-mo -13.50%
3-mo -21.27%
6-mo -16.09%
1-year -20.57%
3-year -1.05%
5-year 77.07%
YTD -21.07%
2019 22.41%
2018 12.50%
2017 -1.44%
2016 30.29%
2015 47.29%

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