Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from Brokerages

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POSTGet Rating) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from the eight ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $92.00.

POST has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Evercore ISI raised their price target on shares of Post to $98.00 in a report on Monday, August 15th. Piper Sandler lowered their target price on shares of Post to $107.00 in a research note on Thursday, October 13th. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their target price on shares of Post from $95.00 to $100.00 in a research note on Monday, August 8th. Finally, StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of Post in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “hold” rating for the company.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Post

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in POST. Standard Family Office LLC purchased a new stake in Post in the 3rd quarter worth $25,000. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in Post by 48.8% during the 3rd quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 357 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,000 after purchasing an additional 117 shares during the last quarter. Prospera Financial Services Inc acquired a new stake in Post during the 1st quarter worth $30,000. Bessemer Group Inc. boosted its stake in Post by 1,015.0% during the 3rd quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 446 shares of the company’s stock worth $37,000 after purchasing an additional 406 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Ellevest Inc. boosted its stake in Post by 136.9% during the 3rd quarter. Ellevest Inc. now owns 507 shares of the company’s stock worth $42,000 after purchasing an additional 293 shares during the last quarter. 90.33% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Post Trading Up 0.0 %

NYSE POST opened at $89.61 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.77, a quick ratio of 2.33 and a current ratio of 3.02. The company has a market capitalization of $5.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.96 and a beta of 0.64. The company’s 50-day simple moving average is $86.36 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $84.32. Post has a one year low of $62.83 and a one year high of $92.26.

About Post

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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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