Osterweis Capital Management Inc. lowered its holdings in Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) by 17.9% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 253,127 shares of the company’s stock after selling 55,115 shares during the quarter. Post comprises 1.6% of Osterweis Capital Management Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 29th biggest holding. Osterweis Capital Management Inc. owned about 0.38% of Post worth $24,816,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Arizona State Retirement System increased its holdings in shares of Post by 1.3% in the 3rd quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 47,317 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,639,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Post by 5.3% in the 2nd quarter. Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC now owns 15,790 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,476,000 after acquiring an additional 795 shares during the last quarter. Sageworth Trust Co increased its holdings in shares of Post by 160.0% in the 3rd quarter. Sageworth Trust Co now owns 1,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $127,000 after acquiring an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan increased its holdings in shares of Post by 3.8% in the 2nd quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan now owns 24,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,133,000 after acquiring an additional 900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Virtu Financial LLC increased its holdings in shares of Post by 36.4% in the 3rd quarter. Virtu Financial LLC now owns 3,574 shares of the company’s stock valued at $350,000 after acquiring an additional 954 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSE POST opened at $93.34 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.44 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.88, a PEG ratio of 3.06 and a beta of -0.03. The company has a quick ratio of 2.17, a current ratio of 2.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.36. Post Holdings Inc has a 52-week low of $70.66 and a 52-week high of $101.43.

Post (NYSE:POST) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 15th. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.21 by ($0.13). The firm had revenue of $1.63 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.63 billion. Post had a net margin of 7.47% and a return on equity of 10.13%. As a group, research analysts forecast that Post Holdings Inc will post 5.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Post from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 18th. ValuEngine raised Post from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 16th. Stifel Nicolaus upped their target price on Post from $97.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 5th. Piper Jaffray Companies assumed coverage on Post in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $115.00 target price for the company. Finally, Barclays assumed coverage on Post in a research report on Tuesday, August 14th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $105.00 target price for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $112.13.

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Post Profile

Post Holdings, Inc operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. It operates through Post Consumer Brands, Weetabix, Refrigerated Food, and Active Nutrition segments. The Post Consumer Brands segment manufactures, markets, and sells branded and private label ready-to-eat (RTE) cereal and hot cereal products.

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