Price Target Update on Post Holdings (NYSE:POST)

Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) : The consensus price target for Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) is $87.2 for the short term with a standard deviation of $2.59. The most optimist securities analyst among the 5 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $90, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $85.

Other Equity analysts have also commented on the company shares. KeyBanc initiates coverage on Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) The current rating of the shares is Overweight. Equity Analysts at the Firm announces the price target to $90 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on May 26, 2016.

Post Holdings (NYSE:POST): stock turned positive on Thursday. Though the stock opened at $77.66, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $80.33 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $77.66 and closed the trading day at $79.54, in the green by 3.76%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,167,256. The stock had closed at $76.66 in the previous days trading.

The company shares have rallied 44.91% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 21, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $78.87 and the one year low was seen on Jul 7, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $75.06 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $68.02. On the companys insider trading activities, Vitale Robert V, CEO of Post Holdings, Inc. had purchased 6,190 shares on November 28, 2014 in a transaction. The price per share was $40.09 and the total amount of the disclosed transaction was $248,157.The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing. This information is based on open market transaction at the market prices.

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 Companys 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.

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