Post Holdings (POST) : Post Holdings (POST) had a healthy money flow of $3.11 million into the stock during the Wednesdays trading session. The value of bullish trades on upticks was $10.06 million, whereas, investors only sold shares worth $6.95 million on downticks. The stock closed the day with an up-down ratio of 1.45.The money flow in the block trades to the tune of $2.51 million shows that the bulls were dominant, the large players used the weakness in the stock to accumulate it for the long-term. $2.51 million worth of transactions were on upticks. Post Holdings (POST) stock slid $0.08 intraday and traded at 87.75, a change of -0.09% over previous days close. However, for the week, the company shares are 0.37% compared to previous weeks close.
Also, BB&T Capital upgrades its view on Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) according to the research report released by the firm to its investors. The shares have now been rated Buy by the stock experts at the ratings house. Earlier, the shares had a rating of Hold. The rating by the firm was issued on June 23, 2016.
Post Holdings (NYSE:POST): The stock opened at $87.85 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $88.15 for the day. The stock traded down to $87.20 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $87.75 with a loss of -0.09% for the day. The stock had closed at $87.83 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 397,201 shares.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.22% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 11.78%. In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged in a Form 4 filing that the CEO of Post Holdings, Inc., Vitale Robert V had purchased shares worth of $248,157 in a transaction dated on November 28, 2014. A total of 6,190 shares were purchased at a price of $40.09 per share. The information is based on open market trades at the market prices.Option exercises are not covered.
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.