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

Post Holdings, Inc. (POST): $82.65

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  • POST scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 77.12% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for POST is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • POST ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 33rd percentile.

POST Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for POST HOLDINGS INC is higher than it is for about 83.46% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -14.39%, POST HOLDINGS INC's debt growth rate surpasses merely 20.45% of about US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, POST has reported earnings growth of 65.19%, putting it ahead of 79.55% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to POST HOLDINGS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be TSE, KOP, FREE, MD, and TGNA.
  • Visit POST's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

POST Valuation Summary

  • POST's price/earnings ratio is 7.1; this is 63.02% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 130 months, POST's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 15.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for POST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
POST 2022-09-23 0.8 1.5 7.1 9.8
POST 2022-09-22 0.8 1.5 7.3 9.8
POST 2022-09-21 0.8 1.5 7.3 9.9
POST 2022-09-20 0.8 1.5 7.3 9.8
POST 2022-09-19 0.8 1.5 7.4 9.9
POST 2022-09-16 0.8 1.5 7.4 9.9

POST Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -14.02%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -0.75%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -58.77%.
Over the past 33 months, POST's revenue has gone up $592,800,000.

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
2022-06-30 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
2021-03-31 5,689 698.9 284.1

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 $82.65 52-week high $91.48
Prev. close $81.91 52-week low $62.83
Day low $81.77 Volume 43,412
Day high $82.96 Avg. volume 549,885
50-day MA $87.24 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $78.10 Market Cap 4.94B

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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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 (POST) Benefits From Buyouts, Foodservice Unit

Post Holdings (POST) has been gaining from acquisitions and a recovery in the Foodservice business. These, along with pricing, bode well for the company amid cost inflation.

Yahoo | September 29, 2022

Post Holdings (POST) Announces New Share Buyback Program

Post Holdings (POST) unveils a new $300-million share repurchase authorization, with share buybacks beginning Sep 3, 2022.

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

Post Holdings Announces New Share Repurchase Authorization of $300 Million

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST), a consumer packaged goods holding company, today announced its Board of Directors has approved a new $300 million share repurchase authorization, with share repurchases under the new authorization beginning on September 3, 2022. As of September 2, 2022, Post had repurchased approximately $354 million under its previous $400 million share repurchase authorization, which was approved on November 17, 2021, became effecti

Yahoo | September 6, 2022

One Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) insider upped their stake by 163% in the previous year

From what we can see, insiders were net buyers in Post Holdings, Inc.'s ( NYSE:POST ) during the past 12 months. That...

Yahoo | August 15, 2022

Post Holdings Announces Pricing of Convertible Senior Notes Offering

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) (the “Company” or “Post”) today announced the pricing of its previously announced offering of the Company’s 2.50% convertible senior notes maturing in 2027 (the “Notes”) to eligible purchasers. In addition, the offering size was increased from $400.0 million to $500.0 million in aggregate principal amount of the Notes. Post also granted the initial purchasers of the Notes an option to purchase, for settlement within a p

Yahoo | August 10, 2022

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POST Price Returns

1-mo -5.75%
3-mo -0.59%
6-mo 16.24%
1-year 11.49%
3-year 20.33%
5-year 42.21%
YTD 9.98%
2021 11.60%
2020 -7.42%
2019 22.41%
2018 12.50%
2017 -1.44%

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