A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Post Holdings (NYSE: POST) recently:

  • 10/11/2017 – Post Holdings was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 10/6/2017 – Post Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Post Holdings Inc. is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded ready-to-eat cereals in the United States and Canada. The Company’s products are manufactured through a production platform consisting of four owned primary facilities and sold through a variety of channels such as grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, and drug stores. Its portfolio of brands includes diverse offerings such as Honey Bunches of Oats, Pebbles, Post Selects, Great Grains, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat, Post Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts and Honeycomb. Post Holdings Inc. is based in St. Louis, Missouri. “
  • 10/4/2017 – Post Holdings had its price target raised by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company from $96.00 to $106.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 9/28/2017 – Post Holdings was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 9/20/2017 – Post Holdings was upgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating. They now have a $106.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/20/2017 – Post Holdings had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Pivotal Research. They now have a $105.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/9/2017 – Post Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Post Holdings Inc. is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded ready-to-eat cereals in the United States and Canada. The Company’s products are manufactured through a production platform consisting of four owned primary facilities and sold through a variety of channels such as grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, and drug stores. Its portfolio of brands includes diverse offerings such as Honey Bunches of Oats, Pebbles, Post Selects, Great Grains, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat, Post Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts and Honeycomb. Post Holdings Inc. is based in St. Louis, Missouri. “

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE POST) traded down 0.83% on Wednesday, hitting $85.58. 207,552 shares of the stock traded hands. Post Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $68.76 and a 12-month high of $89.04. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $85.86 and a 200-day moving average of $83.38. The firm’s market cap is $5.66 billion.

Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.02. Post Holdings had a negative net margin of 0.06% and a positive return on equity of 6.53%. The company had revenue of $1.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.25 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.62 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that Post Holdings, Inc. will post $2.69 earnings per share for the current year.

Post Holdings, Inc is a consumer packaged goods holding company. The Company operates through four segments, namely, Post Consumer Brands, Michael Foods Group, Active Nutrition and Private Brands. The Company’s Post Consumer Brands segment includes the Post Foods branded ready-to-eat cereal operations and the business of MOM Brands.

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