Post Holdings (POST) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Post Holdings (POST), hence the stock is down -6.72% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -2.27% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -5.75% and the stock has fallen -2.22% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.88% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.49%. Post Holdings (NYSE:POST): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $82.84 with an intraday high of $83.2. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $82.11. However, the stock managed to close at $82.4, a loss of 0.48% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $82.8. The total traded volume of the day was 647,446 shares.
The company Insiders own 1.1% of Post Holdings shares according to the proxy statements. Also, BB&T Capital upgrades its rating on Post Holdings (NYSE:POST). Analysts at the BB&T Capital have a current rating of Buy on the shares. The shares were previously rated Hold. The rating by the firm was issued on June 23, 2016.
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.