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

Post Holdings, Inc. (POST)

Today's Latest Price: $87.29 USD

0.18 (-0.21%)

Updated Jul 2 7:00pm

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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 has a market capitalization of $5,973,698,180 -- more than approximately 80.85% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Post Holdings Inc is higher than it is for about 84.7% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Post Holdings Inc's share price is greater than that of only 9.89% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Post Holdings Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ECPG, TGNA, SLGN, TTMI, and VRTS.
  • Visit POST's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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POST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $87.29 52-week high $112.89
Prev. close $87.47 52-week low $68.97
Day low $87.02 Volume 276,481
Day high $89.41 Avg. volume 581,277
50-day MA $88.60 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $97.88 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:

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Post Holdings Inc. To summarize, we found that Post Holdings Inc ranked in the 60th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 78.33%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for POST, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 0.49 -- which is good for besting merely 22.34% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector with positive cash flow).
  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.75 years comes in at 0.48%; that's greater than 82.35% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • 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, SJM, MO, and HMHC 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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Latest POST News From Around the Web

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.

Post Holdings Appoints Dorothy M. Burwell to Board of Directors

ST. LOUIS, July 02, 2020 -- Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST), a consumer packaged goods holding company, today announced Dorothy M. Burwell, Partner at The Finsbury Group.

Yahoo | July 2, 2020

Goldman Sachs Says These 3 Stocks Will Surge Over 25% From Current Levels

The coronavirus pandemic hit hard in the first half of 2020, prompting a series of extraordinary governmental measures to combat the disease: extreme social lockdowns, economic shutdowns, massive fiscal stimulus and support. The combination has created an unusual market circumstance, with economies in freefall, pummeled by the strongest recessionary pressures since the 1930s, while at the same time stock markets have rallied from the initial blow and given investors an 11-week bull run.David Kostin, head of US equity strategy for Goldman Sachs, notes the unusual situation and writes, “Many of our client discussions have centered on the apparent disconnect between financial assets and the economy. Most institutional investors have been stunned by the juxtaposition of the sharpest GDP con...

Yahoo | June 25, 2020

Post Holdings Inc (NYSE: POST) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript | AlphaStreet

Final earnings conference call transcript of Post Holdings Inc - POST stock

News Alphastreet | June 24, 2020

Sell Kraft Heinz Stock, Says Goldman. Why Eggs Make Post a Buy.

Goldman Sachs analyst Jason English is looking beyond the boost packaged-food stocks have gotten from the Covid-19 pandemic. Year to date, the shares are up about 2%, better than the 9% drop of other food and beverage stocks in the S&P. The company has gained as the pandemic forces more people to eat at home, supporting Kraft’s cash flow and helping the company maintain its attractive dividend.

Yahoo | June 22, 2020

Hedge Funds Are Dumping Post Holdings Inc (POST)

In this article we will check out the progression of hedge fund sentiment towards Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) and determine whether it is a good investment right now. We at Insider Monkey like to examine what billionaires and hedge funds think of a company before spending days of research on it. Given their 2 and […]

Yahoo | June 5, 2020

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POST Price Returns

1-mo -4.03%
3-mo -1.22%
6-mo -19.12%
1-year -19.34%
3-year 13.23%
5-year 69.07%
YTD -19.99%
2019 22.41%
2018 12.50%
2017 -1.44%
2016 30.29%
2015 47.29%

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