Post Holdings Sees Unusually High Options Volume (POST)
Post Holdings (NASDAQ:POST) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 407 call options on the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. This represents an increase of 748% compared to the typical daily volume of 48 call options.
Shares of Post Holdings (NASDAQ:POST) traded down 1.70% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $44.51. The stock had a trading volume of 950,015 shares. Post Holdings has a 52 week low of $38.31 and a 52 week high of $60.63. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $48.0 and its 200-day moving average is $52.02. The company’s market cap is $1.712 billion.
Post Holdings (NASDAQ:POST) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.30) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.57. The company had revenue of $633.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $636.70 million. Analysts expect that Post Holdings will post $0.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Post Holdings, Inc, is a holding company. The Company is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded ready-to-eat cereals in the United States and Canada.
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