US Bancorp DE decreased its position in shares of Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POST) by 7.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 188,410 shares of the company’s stock after selling 16,216 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE owned approximately 0.29% of Post Holdings worth $14,539,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its stake in shares of Post Holdings by 3.5% in the third quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 47,732 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,683,000 after buying an additional 1,606 shares in the last quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Post Holdings by 67.2% in the third quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC now owns 8,122 shares of the company’s stock valued at $627,000 after buying an additional 3,263 shares in the last quarter. Lucus Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Post Holdings during the third quarter valued at $393,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Post Holdings by 33.1% in the third quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 131,365 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,137,000 after buying an additional 32,685 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Retirement Systems of Alabama increased its stake in shares of Post Holdings by 0.4% in the third quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 83,310 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,429,000 after buying an additional 353 shares in the last quarter.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Post Holdings (NYSE:POST)

Shares of Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POST) traded up 0.36% on Monday, reaching $75.84. 425,393 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s market capitalization is $4.92 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $76.39 and its 200 day moving average is $79.78. Post Holdings Inc. has a 52 week low of $50.93 and a 52 week high of $89.00.

Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 17th. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.17. Post Holdings had a negative net margin of 0.07% and a positive return on equity of 6.92%. The company had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.06 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Post Holdings Inc. will post $2.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several research analysts recently commented on POST shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Post Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $83.00 price target on shares of Post Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, November 22nd. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their price target on shares of Post Holdings from $95.00 to $85.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 21st. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Post Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 17th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $87.50.

In other news, Director William P. Stiritz purchased 120,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 21st. The shares were purchased at an average price of $75.48 per share, with a total value of $9,057,600.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 1,381,996 shares in the company, valued at approximately $104,313,058.08. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.10% of the company’s stock.

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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