Post (POST) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Post (NYSE:POST) is scheduled to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, November 21st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.10 per share for the quarter. Investors interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

POST opened at $106.06 on Tuesday. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $103.18 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $104.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.97, a quick ratio of 1.23 and a current ratio of 2.02. Post has a 52 week low of $83.88 and a 52 week high of $113.73. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.77 billion, a PE ratio of 26.00, a P/E/G ratio of 2.89 and a beta of 0.29.

In other Post news, insider Mark W. Westphal purchased 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 29th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $98.13 per share, with a total value of $196,260.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 40,703 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,994,185.39. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 8.10% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have commented on POST shares. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Post in a report on Monday, November 11th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Post from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their target price on shares of Post from $115.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 11th. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $116.00 target price on shares of Post in a report on Monday, November 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Post from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $120.70.

Post Company Profile

Post Holdings, Inc operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. It operates through Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Refrigerated Food, and Active Nutrition segments. 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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