Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 476,056 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $40,951,000. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC owned 0.71% of Post at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in POST. Cohen Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Post by 13.7% during the first quarter. Cohen Capital Management Inc. now owns 82,920 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,524,000 after acquiring an additional 10,000 shares during the last quarter. Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Post by 11.8% during the first quarter. Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,667,777 shares of the company’s stock valued at $126,351,000 after acquiring an additional 176,183 shares during the last quarter. Dupont Capital Management Corp boosted its stake in shares of Post by 129.1% during the first quarter. Dupont Capital Management Corp now owns 69,881 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,294,000 after acquiring an additional 39,381 shares during the last quarter. Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Post during the first quarter valued at $7,444,000. Finally, Ironwood Investment Counsel LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Post during the first quarter valued at $231,000.

Post stock traded up $0.18 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $100.65. 343,279 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 443,941. Post Holdings Inc has a one year low of $70.66 and a one year high of $101.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.35, a current ratio of 1.94 and a quick ratio of 1.21. The company has a market capitalization of $6.67 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.70, a PEG ratio of 1.70 and a beta of -0.17.

Post (NYSE:POST) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 2nd. The company reported $1.06 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.13 by ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $1.61 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.58 billion. Post had a return on equity of 10.41% and a net margin of 8.18%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 26.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.63 EPS. research analysts expect that Post Holdings Inc will post 4.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

POST has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 price objective on shares of Post in a research note on Friday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Post from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 18th. Wells Fargo & Co reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Post in a research report on Monday, July 23rd. Piper Jaffray Companies started coverage on Post in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $115.00 target price on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Post from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, June 11th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $106.25.

Post Profile

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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