Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) Director Thomas C. Erb purchased 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 22nd. The stock was bought at an average price of $103.64 per share, with a total value of $207,280.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
Shares of POST stock opened at $103.69 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.45, a quick ratio of 1.54 and a current ratio of 2.26. Post Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $90.87 and a one year high of $117.91. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $106.12 and its 200-day simple moving average is $109.01. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.61 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.30 and a beta of 0.72.
Post (NYSE:POST) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 18th. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.94 by ($0.50). Post had a return on equity of 5.84% and a net margin of 3.26%. The company had revenue of $1.70 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.66 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.58 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 20.1% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, research analysts forecast that Post Holdings, Inc. will post 2.77 EPS for the current year.
Several analysts recently issued reports on POST shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Post from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $117.00 price target for the company in a report on Monday, October 4th. TheStreet downgraded Post from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, August 2nd. Evercore ISI restated a “buy” rating on shares of Post in a research note on Tuesday. Truist Securities lowered their target price on Post from $125.00 to $120.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Monday. Finally, Citigroup lowered their target price on Post from $128.00 to $122.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $121.14.
Post Holdings, Inc is a consumer packaged goods holding company, which engages in operating of center-of-the-store, refrigerated, foodservice, food ingredient, active nutrition, and private brand food categories. It operates through the following segments: Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Foodservice, Refrigerated Retail, and BellRing Brands.
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