Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) Director Gregory L. Curl Sells 4,000 Shares

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POSTGet Rating) Director Gregory L. Curl sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.11, for a total transaction of $328,440.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 15,907 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,306,123.77. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of NYSE:POST traded down $1.11 during trading on Thursday, reaching $77.49. The stock had a trading volume of 632,778 shares, compared to its average volume of 664,802. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $72.99 and its 200 day moving average price is $94.84. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.75, a current ratio of 2.60 and a quick ratio of 1.95. Post Holdings, Inc. has a 52 week low of $62.83 and a 52 week high of $82.99. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.71 billion, a PE ratio of 10.36 and a beta of 0.66.

Post (NYSE:POSTGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 5th. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.29 by ($0.05). Post had a return on equity of 4.19% and a net margin of 7.54%. The company had revenue of $1.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.36 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.29 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that Post Holdings, Inc. will post 1.85 EPS for the current year.

A number of brokerages recently commented on POST. TheStreet upgraded Post from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Friday, May 6th. Piper Sandler increased their price objective on shares of Post from $84.00 to $96.00 in a research note on Monday, May 9th. The Goldman Sachs Group decreased their target price on shares of Post from $132.00 to $85.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, March 16th. Citigroup assumed coverage on shares of Post in a research note on Monday, May 9th. They set a “buy” rating and a $92.00 price target for the company. Finally, StockNews.com started coverage on shares of Post in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating for the company. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $91.00.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its holdings in Post by 0.7% during the 4th quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 15,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,691,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. State of Michigan Retirement System raised its position in shares of Post by 0.7% during the 4th quarter. State of Michigan Retirement System now owns 14,787 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,667,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC raised its position in shares of Post by 1.8% during the 4th quarter. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC now owns 5,890 shares of the company’s stock valued at $664,000 after acquiring an additional 105 shares during the last quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc raised its position in shares of Post by 29.5% during the 4th quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 465 shares of the company’s stock valued at $52,000 after acquiring an additional 106 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Everett Harris & Co. CA raised its position in shares of Post by 2.0% during the 4th quarter. Everett Harris & Co. CA now owns 5,557 shares of the company’s stock valued at $626,000 after acquiring an additional 111 shares during the last quarter. 90.62% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Post Company Profile (Get Rating)

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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