B & T Capital Management DBA Alpha Capital Management boosted its position in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) by 3.8% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 16,093 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 590 shares during the period. B & T Capital Management DBA Alpha Capital Management’s holdings in Post Holdings were worth $1,250,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of Post Holdings by 13,702.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,026,019 shares of the company’s stock worth $439,879,000 after buying an additional 4,989,606 shares during the period. Norges Bank bought a new stake in shares of Post Holdings during the fourth quarter worth about $55,909,000. FMR LLC raised its stake in shares of Post Holdings by 16.0% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 4,006,777 shares of the company’s stock worth $350,673,000 after buying an additional 553,741 shares during the period. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT raised its stake in shares of Post Holdings by 16.4% in the first quarter. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT now owns 3,700,317 shares of the company’s stock worth $323,852,000 after buying an additional 522,288 shares during the period. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in shares of Post Holdings by 17.1% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,235,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $108,148,000 after buying an additional 180,800 shares during the period.

Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) opened at 82.00 on Monday. Post Holdings, Inc. has a 12-month low of $68.76 and a 12-month high of $89.04. The company has a market cap of $5.43 billion, a P/E ratio of 122.02 and a beta of 0.09. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $80.63 and its 200-day moving average is $82.86.

Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) last announced its earnings results on Monday, May 8th. The company reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.05. Post Holdings had a return on equity of 6.40% and a net margin of 1.20%. The business had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.26 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.87 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that Post Holdings, Inc. will post $2.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Post Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) assumed coverage on shares of Post Holdings in a research note on Monday. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Post Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $96.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, April 21st. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and set a $97.00 target price on shares of Post Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Finally, Vertical Research lowered shares of Post Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $93.75.

Post Holdings 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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