TD Asset Management Inc Sells 2,800 Shares of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST)

TD Asset Management Inc decreased its position in shares of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POSTFree Report) by 8.2% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 31,360 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,800 shares during the period. TD Asset Management Inc owned 0.05% of Post worth $2,762,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Post by 9.0% during the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,002,286 shares of the company’s stock valued at $264,382,000 after purchasing an additional 249,155 shares during the period. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its position in shares of Post by 14.7% in the third quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 1,634,146 shares of the company’s stock valued at $140,112,000 after acquiring an additional 209,111 shares during the period. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC boosted its position in shares of Post by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC now owns 1,095,572 shares of the company’s stock valued at $96,476,000 after acquiring an additional 8,939 shares during the period. Armistice Capital LLC increased its position in Post by 5.0% during the third quarter. Armistice Capital LLC now owns 533,634 shares of the company’s stock worth $45,754,000 after acquiring an additional 25,224 shares during the period. Finally, Raymond James & Associates increased its position in Post by 0.9% during the fourth quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 399,943 shares of the company’s stock worth $35,219,000 after acquiring an additional 3,580 shares during the period. 94.85% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Insider Activity at Post

In other Post news, CEO Nicolas Catoggio sold 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.62, for a total transaction of $158,430.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 73,492 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,762,225.04. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. In other news, Director Gregory L. Curl sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $106.06, for a total transaction of $424,240.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 21,181 shares in the company, valued at $2,246,456.86. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Nicolas Catoggio sold 1,500 shares of Post stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.62, for a total value of $158,430.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 73,492 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,762,225.04. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 22,345 shares of company stock valued at $2,344,320 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 10.70% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

POST has been the topic of several research reports. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price objective on shares of Post from $115.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, May 6th. Evercore ISI upped their price target on Post from $118.00 to $122.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, May 6th. Finally, Barclays lifted their price objective on Post from $115.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Post has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $113.67.

Check Out Our Latest Stock Analysis on POST

Post Trading Down 1.0 %

Shares of POST opened at $104.00 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $104.49 and a 200-day simple moving average of $99.07. The company has a current ratio of 2.16, a quick ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.61. The stock has a market cap of $6.30 billion, a PE ratio of 19.92 and a beta of 0.63. Post Holdings, Inc. has a 1 year low of $78.85 and a 1 year high of $108.17.

Post (NYSE:POSTGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The company reported $1.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.22. Post had a return on equity of 10.93% and a net margin of 4.38%. The firm had revenue of $2 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.03 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.10 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 23.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts predict that Post Holdings, Inc. will post 5.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Post Holdings, Inc operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Foodservice, and Refrigerated Retail. The Post Consumer Brands segment manufactures, markets, and sells branded and private label ready-to-eat (RTE) cereals under Honey Bunches of Oats, Pebbles, and Malt-O-Meal brand names; hot cereal; peanut butter under the Peter Pan brand; and branded and private label dog and cat food products under Rachael Ray Nutrish, Nature's Recipe, 9Lives, Kibbles 'n Bits and Gravy Train brand names.

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