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
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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 40th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for POST, they are:
The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 1.01 -- which is good for besting merely 24.12% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector with positive cash flow).
48% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than merely 19.21% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
The business' balance sheet suggests that 52% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than 80.75% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
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AGFS, BUD, CHD, CWGL, and MDLZ 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.
Hungry Planet® Inc., a plant-based meat company, today announced a partnership with Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST), a consumer packaged goods holding company. In this new partnership, Hungry Planet will work closely with Post's Foodservice and Retail units to expand the distribution of Hungry Planet's industry-leading range of plant-based meats to address the rapidly growing demand for alternative protein solutions across all meal occasions.
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST), a consumer packaged goods holding company, today announced a partnership with Hungry Planet® Inc., a plant-based meat company. In this new partnership, Post’s Foodservice and Refrigerated Retail units will work closely with Hungry Planet to expand the distribution of Hungry Planet’s industry-leading range of plant-based meats to address the rapidly growing demand for alternative protein solutions across all meal occasions. Hungry Planet produces a full range of chef-crafted plant-based meats that match the taste and texture of conventional meat, and offer a superior nutritional profile. These proteins provide a sustainable food alternative to traditional meat products. Based in St. Louis, Hungry Planet meats a...
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) (“Post”) and Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE:CAG) (“Conagra”) today announced that Post has completed the previously announced acquisition of the Peter Pan® peanut butter brand from Conagra, effective today. About Post Holdings, Inc. Post Holdings, Inc., headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is a consumer packaged goods holding company operating in the center-of-the-store, refrigerated, foodservice, food ingredient and convenient nutrition food categories. Its businesses include Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Michael Foods, Bob Evans Farms and BellRing Brands. Post Consumer Brands is a leader in the North American ready-to-eat cereal category and also markets Peter Pan® peanut butter. Weetabix is home to the United...