Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) Institutional Investors 2018 Q2 Sentiment

October 2, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Sentiment for Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST)

Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) institutional sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.28, from 1.13 in 2018Q1. The ratio has improved, as 130 investment managers started new or increased equity positions, while 92 decreased and sold stock positions in Post Holdings Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 75.03 million shares, down from 75.09 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Post Holdings Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 6 to 6 for the same number . Sold All: 23 Reduced: 69 Increased: 96 New Position: 34.

Post Holdings, Inc. operates as a consumer packaged goods holding firm in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $6.59 billion. The firm operates in four divisions: Post Consumer Brands, Michael Foods Group, Active Nutrition, and Private Brands. It has a 15.04 P/E ratio. It makes, markets, and sells ready-to-eat cereal and hot cereal products; and egg, refrigerated potato, cheese and other dairy case, and pasta products.

The stock increased 0.86% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $98.86. About 309,589 shares traded. Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) has risen 17.04% since October 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.42% the S&P500.

Analysts await Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) to report earnings on November, 15. They expect $1.22 EPS, up 38.64 % or $0.34 from last year’s $0.88 per share. POST’s profit will be $81.28M for 20.26 P/E if the $1.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.06 actual EPS reported by Post Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.09 % EPS growth.

Route One Investment Company L.P. holds 18.88% of its portfolio in Post Holdings, Inc. for 5.69 million shares. Richmond Hill Investments Llc owns 231,088 shares or 14.7% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Richmond Hill Investment Co. Lp has 10.77% invested in the company for 85,288 shares. The New York-based 12 West Capital Management Lp has invested 5.65% in the stock. Bridger Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 1.13 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $250,997 activity.

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 75% of Post Holdings’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Post Holdings, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $105 while the high is $115. The stock’s average target of $108.33 is 9.58% above today’s ($98.86) share price. POST was included in 4 notes of analysts from May 8, 2018. As per Tuesday, May 8, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, August 14. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, June 27 by Vertical Group.

More news for Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Guaranty, Kinsale Capital Group, Post, Enviva Partners, LP …” on September 04, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Post Holdings, with Thomas H. Lee Partners, Announces Completion of Separate Capitalization of 8th Avenue Food …” and published on October 01, 2018 is yet another important article.

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