Strs Ohio bought a new stake in shares of Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 5,827 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $571,000.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in POST. Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its stake in Post by 1.9% in the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 285,829 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,653,000 after acquiring an additional 5,291 shares during the period. State of Alaska Department of Revenue lifted its stake in Post by 46.1% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 7,450 shares of the company’s stock worth $640,000 after acquiring an additional 2,350 shares during the period. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB lifted its stake in Post by 23.4% in the second quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB now owns 10,009 shares of the company’s stock worth $861,000 after acquiring an additional 1,900 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its stake in Post by 43.4% in the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 17,036 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,465,000 after acquiring an additional 5,154 shares during the period. Finally, Retirement Systems of Alabama lifted its stake in Post by 1.5% in the second quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 159,132 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,689,000 after acquiring an additional 2,322 shares during the period.

POST opened at $92.62 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.21, a current ratio of 1.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.35. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.08 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.51, a PEG ratio of 1.18 and a beta of 0.03. Post Holdings Inc has a 12-month low of $70.66 and a 12-month high of $101.43.

A number of brokerages recently commented on POST. Zacks Investment Research raised Post from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 18th. ValuEngine raised Post from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 19th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on Post from $97.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 5th. Piper Jaffray Companies began coverage on Post in a research note on Thursday, August 16th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $115.00 price target for the company. Finally, Pivotal Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price target (up previously from $105.00) on shares of Post in a research note on Friday, August 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $110.25.

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About Post

Post Holdings, Inc operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. It manufactures and sells ready-to-eat cereal and hot cereal, egg, refrigerated potato, cheese and other dairy case, and pasta products; and markets and distributes ready-to-drink beverages, bars, powders and other nutritional supplements.

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