The closing price of Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POST) was $92.47 for the day, up 3.96% from the previous closing price of $88.95. In other words, the price has increased by $+3.52 from its previous closing price. On the day, 930853 shares were traded.
Our analysis of POST’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 5.10 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 14.95. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.30 and its Current Ratio is at 3.00. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.78 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.78.
Upgrades & Downgrades
On March 24, 2022, Truist Downgraded its rating to Hold which previously was Buy and also lowered its target price recommendation from $120 to $70.
Goldman Upgraded its Neutral to Buy on June 22, 2020, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $99 to $120.
Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 26 when HARSHMAN ELLEN F sold 250 shares for $81.60 per share. The transaction valued at 20,400 led to the insider holds 9,272 shares of the business.
CURL GREGORY L sold 4,000 shares of POST for $328,420 on May 17. The Director now owns 15,907 shares after completing the transaction at $82.11 per share. On May 13, another insider, GROTE ROBERT E, who serves as the Director of the company, sold 5,000 shares for $78.91 each. As a result, the insider received 394,558 and left with 8,987 shares of the company.
As of this moment, Post’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 8.44, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 23.75. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.22. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.93 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.65.
Stock Price History:
Over the past 52 weeks, POST has reached a high of $92.66, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $61.67. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 86.36, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 80.20.
POST traded an average of 429.85K shares per day over the past three months and 505.19k shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 60.40M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 53.76M. Insiders hold about 0.80% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 92.10% stake in the company. Shares short for POST as of Oct 13, 2022 were 2.21M with a Short Ratio of 2.28M, compared to 2.25M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3.71% and a Short% of Float of 4.70%.
The firm’s stock currently is rated by 7 analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.7 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $1 and a low estimate of $0.34, while EPS last year was $0.44. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.54, with high estimates of $0.94 and low estimates of -$0.11.
Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $2.09 and $1.08 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $1.57. EPS for the following year is $2.86, with 9 analysts recommending between $3.99 and $1.33.
It is expected that $90B in revenue will be generated in the current quarter, according to 6 analysts. It ranges from a high estimate of $1.6B to a low estimate of $1.52B. As of the current estimate, Post Holdings Inc.’s year-ago sales were $1.7B, an estimated decrease of -8.40% from the year-ago figure.
A total of 7 analysts have provided revenue estimates for POST’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $6.15B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $5.79B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $5.92B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $6.23B, down -5.00% from the average estimate. Based on 9 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $5.99B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $6.37B and the low estimate is $5.59B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 1.30% from the average revenue estimate for this year.