The Attractiveness of Investing In Post Holdings Inc. (POST) is Growing


Post Holdings Inc.’s filing revealed that its Director HARSHMAN ELLEN F unloaded Company’s shares for reported $20400.0 on May 26. In the deal valued at $81.60 per share,250 shares were sold. As a result of this transaction, HARSHMAN ELLEN F now holds 9,272 shares worth roughly $ 0.8 million.

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Then, CURL GREGORY L sold 4,000 shares, generating $328,420 in total proceeds. Upon selling the shares at $82.11, the Director now owns 15,907 shares.

Before that, GROTE ROBERT E sold 5,000 shares. Post Holdings Inc. shares valued at $394,558 were divested by the Director at a price of $78.91 per share. As a result of the transaction, GROTE ROBERT E now holds 8,987 shares, worth roughly $0.78 million.

PT values the company’s stock at a premium of 6.04 to its Friday closing price. A number of analysts have revised their coverage, including Truist’s analysts, who decreased its forecast for the stock in late March from “a Buy” to “a Hold”. Goldman also remained covering POST and has increased its forecast on June 22, 2020 with a “Buy” recommendation from previously “Neutral” rating. DA Davidson started covering the stock on January 24, 2020. It rated POST as “a Buy”.

Price Performance Review of POST

On Friday, Post Holdings Inc. [NYSE:POST] saw its stock jump 0.55% to $86.44. On the same session, the stock had its day’s lowest price of $84.92, but rose to a high of $86.82. Over the last five days, the stock has lost -4.70%. Post Holdings Inc. shares have risen nearly 17.19% since the year began. Nevertheless, the stocks have risen 27.20% over the past one year. While a 52-week high of $92.26 was reached on 11/01/22, a 52-week low of $61.67 was recorded on 03/08/22. SMA at 50 days reached $86.35, while 200 days put it at $79.52. A total of 0.61 million shares were traded, compared to the trading of 0.51 million shares in the previous session.

Levels Of Support And Resistance For POST Stock

The 24-hour chart illustrates a support level at 85.30, which if violated will result in even more drops to 84.16. On the upside, there is a resistance level at 87.20. A further resistance level may holdings at 87.96. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the 14-day chart is 48.37, which indicates neutral technical sentiment, while the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) stands at -0.68, which suggests price will go down in the next trading period. Percent R suggests that price movement has been low at 64.17%. Stochastics %K at 43.70% indicates the stock is a holding.

How much short interest is there in Post Holdings Inc.?

A steep rise in short interest was recorded in Post Holdings Inc. stocks on Jul 14, 2022, dropping by -0.13 million shares to a total of 1.74 million shares. Yahoo Finance data shows the prior-month short interest on Jun 14, 2022 was 1.87 million shares. There was a decline of -7.47%, which implies that there is a negative sentiment for the stock. In spite of short shares comprising just 3.61% of the overall stock float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) fell to 4.29.

Post Holdings Inc. [POST] – Who Are The Largest Shareholders?

In filings from Route One Investment Co. LP, it is revealed that the company now owns 7,000,573 shares, or roughly 11.72% of the outstanding POST shares. Additionally, The Vanguard Group, Inc. decreased -0.23% of its stake after which the total value it holdings stand at $423,576,924, while BlackRock Fund Advisors reduced -2.36% of its stake to hold $349.79 million in the firm. Over the last quarter, JPMorgan Investment Management, I purchased 50,676 shares of Post Holdings Inc., while T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. bought 391,944 shares. At present, Clarkston Capital Partners LLC is holding 2,677,996 shares valued at $219.35 million. The London Company of Virginia LL owned 2,398,082 shares of the company at the time of its most recent 13F filing, worth $196.43 million.

According to FactSet, Post Holdings Inc.’s share price will average $95.25 in the next year, based on opinions of analysts polled by the firm. This is up nearly 15.16 percent from its previous closing price of $85.97. Analysts expect Post Holdings Inc. stock to reach the higher price of $107.00, while the lowest price estimate is $70.00. However, 9 analysts have rated POST stock as an Overweight in their predictions for 2022. The most recent change occurred on January 23, 2020 when Jefferies began covering the stock and recommended ‘”a Buy”‘ rating.


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