Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS raised its position in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) by 3.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 9,671 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 281 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS’s holdings in Post Holdings were worth $751,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in POST. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased its position in shares of Post Holdings by 9.0% during the first quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 12,080 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,057,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Credit Suisse AG increased its position in shares of Post Holdings by 13.8% during the first quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 77,072 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,746,000 after acquiring an additional 9,317 shares during the period. B & T Capital Management DBA Alpha Capital Management increased its position in shares of Post Holdings by 3.8% during the second quarter. B & T Capital Management DBA Alpha Capital Management now owns 16,093 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,250,000 after acquiring an additional 590 shares during the period. Utah Retirement Systems increased its position in shares of Post Holdings by 0.9% during the first quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 11,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,033,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares during the period. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its position in shares of Post Holdings by 24.3% during the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 38,945 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,408,000 after acquiring an additional 7,613 shares during the period.

Shares of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) opened at 84.80 on Friday. Post Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $68.76 and a 52-week high of $89.04. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $84.64 and its 200-day moving average price is $83.06. The stock’s market cap is $5.61 billion.

Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.02. Post Holdings had a negative net margin of 0.06% and a positive return on equity of 6.53%. The business had revenue of $1.27 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.25 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.62 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Post Holdings, Inc. will post $2.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Post Holdings declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, June 7th that allows the company to repurchase $250.00 million in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 4.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company’s management believes its stock is undervalued.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on POST shares. BidaskClub lowered Post Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Post Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) started coverage on Post Holdings in a research report on Monday, July 17th. They set a “buy” rating and a $105.00 price objective on the stock. Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Post Holdings in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Finally, TheStreet lowered Post Holdings from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $96.00.

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Post Holdings Profile

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.

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