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

Post Holdings, Inc. (POST): $95.35

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  • Growth is the dimension where POST ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 70.14% of US stocks.
  • POST's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • POST's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 36.74% of US stocks).

POST Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for POST HOLDINGS INC is higher than it is for about 84.49% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, POST HOLDINGS INC is reporting a growth rate of 84.41%; that's higher than 83.7% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, POST is more volatile than just 8.38% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to POST, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TGNA, HRI, TROX, KOP, and LEG.
  • Visit POST's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

POST Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, POST's price/sales ratio is 51.22% lower, now standing at 1.
  • POST's price/sales ratio has moved down 0 over the prior 134 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for POST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
POST 2023-02-01 1.0 1.7 7.4 9.4
POST 2023-01-31 1.0 1.7 7.4 9.4
POST 2023-01-30 0.9 1.7 7.2 9.3
POST 2023-01-27 0.9 1.6 7.1 9.2
POST 2023-01-26 0.9 1.6 7.1 9.2
POST 2023-01-25 0.9 1.6 7.0 9.2

POST Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 224.75%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -33.57%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at 14.75%.
Over the past 49 months, POST's revenue has gone down $406,000,000.

The table below shows POST's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 5,851.2 382.6 756.6
2022-06-30 6,273.9 411 702.6
2022-03-31 6,338.8 567.9 478.1
2021-12-31 6,412.4 579.8 64.7
2021-09-30 6,226.7 588.2 166.7
2021-06-30 5,942.4 612.5 193.8

POST's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • POST has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 25.66% of graded US stocks.
  • POST's asset turnover comes in at 0.485 -- ranking 45th of 59 Food Products stocks.
  • HAIN, SJM, and FRPT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with POST.

The table below shows POST's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.485 0.307 0.069
2021-03-31 0.471 0.313 0.078
2020-12-31 0.471 0.311 0.038
2020-09-30 0.472 0.314 0.042
2020-06-30 0.477 0.314 0.023
2020-03-31 0.491 0.313 0.020

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POST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $95.35 52-week high $96.36
Prev. close $94.06 52-week low $62.83
Day low $92.22 Volume 890,900
Day high $96.12 Avg. volume 440,904
50-day MA $92.40 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $86.09 Market Cap 5.60B

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.

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Below are the latest news stories about POST HOLDINGS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate POST as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | February 3, 2023

Post Holdings Non-GAAP EPS of $1.08 beats by $0.46, revenue of $1.6B beats by $100M

  • Post Holdings press release (NYSE:POST): Q1 Non-GAAP EPS of $1.08 beats by $0.46.
  • Revenue of $1.6B (-2.4% Y/Y) beats by $100M.
  • Outlook
  • For fiscal year 2023, Post management has raised its guidance range for Adjusted EBITDA to $1,025-$1,065 million from $990-$1,040 million. Post management now expect...

    Seeking Alpha | February 2, 2023

Post Holdings (POST) Surpasses Q1 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Post Holdings (POST) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 86.21% and 5.65%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 2, 2023

Post Holdings Reports Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2023; Raises Fiscal Year 2023 Outlook

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST), a consumer packaged goods holding company, today reported results for the first fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2022. Highlights: First quarter net sales of $1.6 billionOperating profit of $149.9 million; net earnings from continuing operations of $91.9 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $269.9 millionRaised fiscal year 2023 Adjusted EBITDA (non-GAAP)* guidance to $1,025-$1,065 million *Post provides Adjusted EBITDA guid

Yahoo | February 2, 2023

Why Post Holdings (POST) is Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates Again

Post Holdings (POST) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Yahoo | January 31, 2023

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POST Price Returns

1-mo -0.13%
3-mo 8.32%
6-mo 5.59%
1-year 37.39%
3-year 35.76%
5-year 93.54%
YTD 5.64%
2022 20.10%
2021 11.60%
2020 -7.42%
2019 22.41%
2018 12.50%

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