Today’s Stock On Watch: Is Buying Stock Like Post Holdings Inc After Such Increase Winning Strategy?

Today's Stock On Watch: Is Buying Stock Like Post Holdings Inc After Such Increase Winning Strategy?

The stock of Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) is a huge mover today! About 256,275 shares traded hands. Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) has risen 4.76% since April 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.65% the S&P500.
The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $4.89B company. It was reported on Nov, 25 by Barchart.com. We have $81.07 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:POST worth $342.30 million more.

Analysts await Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) to report earnings on February, 2. They expect $0.55 EPS, up 5.77% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.52 per share. POST’s profit will be $35.50M for 34.44 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual EPS reported by Post Holdings Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.84% negative EPS growth.

Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) Ratings Coverage

Out of 10 analysts covering Post (NYSE:POST), 10 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. Post has been the topic of 14 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. BB&T Capital initiated the shares of POST in a report on Tuesday, December 15 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, November 25. The stock of Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 23 by BB&T Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Wednesday, September 30. On Monday, October 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, May 26 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. TheStreet upgraded Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) on Monday, August 17 to “Buy” rating. The company was reinitiated on Monday, August 24 by BMO Capital Markets. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, August 10 report. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Suntrust Robinson on Wednesday, September 30.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Post Holdings Inc. is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded ready-to-eat cereals in the United States and Canada. The Company’s products are manufactured through a production platform consisting of four owned primary facilities and sold through a variety of channels such as grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, and drug stores. Its portfolio of brands includes diverse offerings such as Honey Bunches of Oats, Pebbles, Post Selects, Great Grains, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat, Post Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts and Honeycomb. Post Holdings Inc. is based in St. Louis, Missouri.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.03, from 1.16 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 32 funds sold all Post Holdings Inc shares owned while 94 reduced positions. 61 funds bought stakes while 85 increased positions. They now own 66.97 million shares or 10.27% less from 74.63 million shares in 2016Q1.
Cubist Systematic Strategies holds 0.43% or 88,690 shares in its portfolio. Barclays Public Limited Company owns 65,068 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Virginia Retirement Et Al owns 3,800 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Wellington Mgmt Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Partnership reported 6.24 million shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 90,000 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Alpine Vi Llc has invested 1.28% of its portfolio in Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST). Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P has invested 0.17% of its portfolio in Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST). First Advsr Limited Partnership holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) for 85,681 shares. Twin Tree Mngmt Ltd Partnership holds 0.04% or 31,819 shares in its portfolio. Liberty Mutual Group Inc Asset Mngmt Inc has 27,824 shares for 0.08% of their US portfolio. Neuberger Berman Limited Liability Com last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. State Treasurer State Of Michigan owns 25,800 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Us Savings Bank De holds 204,626 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. First Citizens Fincl Bank And Tru Company has 10,016 shares for 0.07% of their US portfolio. The California-based Everett Harris & Com Ca has invested 0.02% in Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST).

Insider Transactions: Since August 22, 2016, the stock had 1 insider buy, and 1 insider sale for $7.19 million net activity. The insider STIRITZ WILLIAM P bought 120,000 shares worth $9.06 million. KOULOURIS RICHARD R also sold $1.87M worth of Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) on Monday, August 22.

Another recent and important Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) news was published by Foxbusiness.com which published an article titled: “Loss Shrinks as Post Holdings Inc. Focuses on Cost-Cutting” on November 18, 2016.

POST Company Profile

Post Holdings, Inc., incorporated on September 22, 2011, is a consumer packaged goods holding company. The Firm operates in the center-of-the-store, foodservice, ingredient, refrigerated, active nutrition and private label food categories. The Firm operates through four divisions, including Post Consumer Brands, which includes the business of MOM Brands Company (MOM Brands); Michael Foods Group, which includes the business of MFI Holding Corporation; Active Nutrition, which includes the business of Premier Nutrition Corporation and Dymatize Enterprises, LLC, and Private Brands, which includes the business of Golden Boy Foods Ltd., American Blanching Company and Attune Foods, LLC. The Company’s products are sold through various channels, such as grocery, club and drug stores, mass merchandisers, foodservice, ingredient and through the Internet.

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