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Currently, the analyst consensus on Post Holdings is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $88.00, a 26.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on March 31, Stifel Nicolaus also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $95.00 price target.
Based on Post Holdings’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $1.64 billion and GAAP net loss of $15.9 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $1.46 billion and had a net profit of $81.2 million.
Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 74 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of POST in relation to earlier this year.
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Post Holdings, Inc. is a consumer packaged goods holding company, which engages in operating of centre-of-the-store, refrigerated, foodservice, food ingredient, active nutrition, and private brand food categories. It operates through the following segments: Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Refrigerated Food, Active Nutrition, and Foodservice. The Post Consumer Brands segment manufactures, markets, and sells branded and private label RTE cereal and hot cereal products. The Weetabix segment focuses in the marketing and distribution of branded and private label RTE cereal products. The Refrigerated Food segment produces and/or distributes egg products, sausage, side dishes, cheese, and other refrigerated products to retail and foodservice customers. The Active Nutrition segment markets and distributes ready-to-drink beverages, bars, powders, and other nutritional supplements. The Foodservice segment includes egg and potato products. The company was founded by Charles William Post in 1895 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.
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