Post Holdings Inc (POST) CEO Acquires $200,518.40 in Stock
Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) CEO Robert V. Vitale purchased 2,720 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 6th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $73.72 per share, with a total value of $200,518.40. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 268,058 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $19,761,235.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.
Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) traded down $0.23 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $73.67. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,696,063 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,000,000. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.47, a quick ratio of 3.27 and a current ratio of 4.05. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,880.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.49, a P/E/G ratio of 1.88 and a beta of -0.05. Post Holdings Inc has a one year low of $72.19 and a one year high of $89.04.
Post (NYSE:POST) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The company reported $0.88 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.92 by ($0.04). The company had revenue of $1.43 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.42 billion. Post had a return on equity of 7.90% and a net margin of 4.54%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 14.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.62 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Post Holdings Inc will post 3.9 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of POST. Alliancebernstein L.P. lifted its holdings in Post by 2.2% during the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 38,813 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,014,000 after buying an additional 849 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. lifted its holdings in Post by 18.7% during the second quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 46,230 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,590,000 after buying an additional 7,285 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in Post by 0.3% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 534,481 shares of the company’s stock worth $41,502,000 after buying an additional 1,759 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its holdings in Post by 71.1% during the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 95,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,439,000 after buying an additional 39,800 shares during the period. Finally, Virtu KCG Holdings LLC purchased a new stake in Post during the second quarter worth $208,000.
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Post Company 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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