Post (NYSE:POST) will announce its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, January 31st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.08 per share for the quarter.

Post (NYSE:POST) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 15th. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.21 by ($0.13). The firm had revenue of $1.63 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.63 billion. Post had a return on equity of 10.13% and a net margin of 7.47%. On average, analysts expect Post to post $5 EPS for the current fiscal year and $6 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Post stock opened at $99.48 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.81 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.38, a PEG ratio of 3.29 and a beta of 0.14. 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 has a fifty-two week low of $70.66 and a fifty-two week high of $102.78.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on POST shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Post from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $106.00 target price for the company in a report on Saturday, October 6th. Barclays reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Post in a report on Tuesday, November 20th. Stifel Nicolaus upped their target price on shares of Post from $97.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 5th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Post from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, October 27th. Finally, Citigroup upped their target price on shares of Post from $110.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 13th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $112.13.

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Post Company 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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