OppenheimerFunds Inc. raised its position in shares of Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) by 22.3% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 19,169 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,501 shares during the quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc.’s holdings in Post were worth $1,519,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in Post by 10.5% during the 4th quarter. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC now owns 8,057 shares of the company’s stock valued at $638,000 after purchasing an additional 763 shares during the period. Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its holdings in shares of Post by 33.3% during the 3rd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 3,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $318,000 after acquiring an additional 900 shares in the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Post by 11.3% during the 3rd quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 10,766 shares of the company’s stock valued at $950,000 after acquiring an additional 1,092 shares in the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its holdings in shares of Post by 734.8% during the 4th quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 1,319 shares of the company’s stock valued at $105,000 after acquiring an additional 1,161 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its holdings in shares of Post by 53.8% during the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,375 shares of the company’s stock valued at $267,000 after acquiring an additional 1,181 shares in the last quarter.
POST has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Citigroup set a $110.00 price target on shares of Post and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. SunTrust Banks set a $105.00 price target on shares of Post and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Post from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $83.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Vertical Group upgraded shares of Post from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. Finally, Pivotal Research restated a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 price target on shares of Post in a report on Friday, February 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Post presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $100.13.
Shares of Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) opened at $80.57 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $5,554.69, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.40, a P/E/G ratio of 1.28 and a beta of -0.03. Post Holdings Inc has a fifty-two week low of $71.06 and a fifty-two week high of $89.04. The company has a quick ratio of 3.27, a current ratio of 4.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.47.
Post (NYSE:POST) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. The company reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.92 by ($0.04). The business had revenue of $1.43 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.42 billion. Post had a return on equity of 7.90% and a net margin of 4.54%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.62 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Post Holdings Inc will post 4.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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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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