Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) Receives $92.00 Average PT from Analysts

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POSTGet Rating) has received an average recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from the nine brokerages that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $93.00.

A number of brokerages recently commented on POST. BMO Capital Markets increased their price target on Post from $96.00 to $99.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday. Evercore ISI increased their price target on Post to $98.00 in a research report on Monday, August 15th. Piper Sandler decreased their price target on Post to $107.00 in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. StockNews.com raised Post from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus increased their price target on Post from $95.00 to $100.00 in a research report on Monday, August 8th.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Post news, CEO Nicolas Catoggio sold 2,211 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.58, for a total value of $202,483.38. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 51,770 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,741,096.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. In related news, Director Ellen F. Harshman sold 300 shares of Post stock in a transaction on Monday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.66, for a total transaction of $27,498.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 8,972 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $822,373.52. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CEO Nicolas Catoggio sold 2,211 shares of Post stock in a transaction on Monday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.58, for a total value of $202,483.38. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 51,770 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,741,096.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 9.70% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Post

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Loomis Sayles & Co. L P lifted its stake in Post by 14,598.5% during the second quarter. Loomis Sayles & Co. L P now owns 87,603 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,214,000 after purchasing an additional 87,007 shares during the last quarter. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC lifted its stake in Post by 2.3% during the second quarter. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC now owns 5,786 shares of the company’s stock worth $476,000 after purchasing an additional 132 shares during the last quarter. Swiss National Bank lifted its stake in Post by 5.3% during the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 140,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,731,000 after purchasing an additional 7,100 shares during the last quarter. PYA Waltman Capital LLC lifted its stake in Post by 10.9% during the first quarter. PYA Waltman Capital LLC now owns 172,702 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,961,000 after purchasing an additional 16,906 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Transatlantique Private Wealth LLC bought a new stake in Post during the second quarter worth about $364,000. Institutional investors own 90.33% of the company’s stock.

Post Stock Up 0.0 %

POST stock opened at $93.86 on Friday. Post has a twelve month low of $62.83 and a twelve month high of $94.54. The company has a quick ratio of 2.03, a current ratio of 2.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.82. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $86.80 and its 200-day moving average is $84.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.50 billion, a PE ratio of 7.70 and a beta of 0.64.

About Post

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Post Holdings, Inc operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. It operates through five segments: Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Foodservice, Refrigerated Retail, and BellRing Brands. The Post Consumer Brands segment manufactures, markets, and sells branded and private label ready-to-eat (RTE) cereal and hot cereal products.

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