Post Holdings Inc (POST) was Initiated by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to “Overweight”. KeyBanc Capital Mkts advised their investors in a research report released on May 26, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Post Holdings Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on May 9, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 85 from a previous price target of $75 .Company shares were Reiterated by Pivotal Research Group on May 6, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 90 from a previous price target of $83 .
On the company’s financial health, Post Holdings Inc reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.19 based on the information available during the earnings call on Feb 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.34. The company had revenue of $1248.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1325.66 million. The company’s revenue was up 16.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-1.15 EPS.
Post Holdings Inc opened for trading at $74.95 and hit $75.88 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $75.69, with a gain of 1.30% or 0.97 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 9,86,204 shares. Company has a market cap of $4,868 M.
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. Its Michael Foods Group segment produces and distributes egg products refrigerated potato products cheese and other dairy case products and pasta products. Its Private Brands segment manufactures and distributes organic and conventional private label peanut butter and other nut butters baking nuts raisins and other dried fruit and trail mixes. Its Active Nutrition segment markets and distributes protein beverages and bars under the Premier Protein brand protein powders and bars under the Dymatize and Supreme Protein brands and ready-to-drink beverages and other liquid-based solutions under the Joint Juice brand.