University of Notre Dame DU Lac Has $9.77 Million Holdings in Post Holdings, Inc. (POST)
University of Notre Dame DU Lac raised its stake in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) by 5.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 110,663 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,029 shares during the quarter. Post comprises approximately 2.7% of University of Notre Dame DU Lac’s holdings, making the stock its 5th biggest holding. University of Notre Dame DU Lac owned approximately 0.17% of Post worth $9,768,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Invictus RG acquired a new position in shares of Post during the 3rd quarter valued at $299,000. Stifel Financial Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Post by 5.3% during the 3rd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 157,967 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,971,000 after acquiring an additional 7,970 shares in the last quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP lifted its holdings in shares of Post by 415.5% during the 3rd quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 35,610 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,137,000 after acquiring an additional 28,702 shares in the last quarter. KBC Group NV acquired a new position in shares of Post during the 3rd quarter valued at $3,144,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its holdings in shares of Post by 3.6% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,273,861 shares of the company’s stock valued at $200,704,000 after acquiring an additional 78,669 shares in the last quarter.
In other news, Director David W. Kemper acquired 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $79.86 per share, for a total transaction of $199,650.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 6,700 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $535,062. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Insiders own 7.00% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE POST) traded down $0.50 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $79.02. 600,300 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 799,307. Post Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $75.42 and a 52-week high of $89.04. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56, a current ratio of 3.71 and a quick ratio of 2.90. The firm has a market cap of $5,257.87, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.67, a P/E/G ratio of 2.08 and a beta of 0.09.
Post (NYSE:POST) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 16th. The company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.93 by ($0.05). Post had a return on equity of 7.31% and a net margin of 0.92%. The firm had revenue of $1.45 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.43 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.61 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 14.9% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Post Holdings, Inc. will post 3.83 EPS for the current fiscal year.
POST has been the topic of several recent research reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Post from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Post from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, September 9th. BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Post from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $106.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Pivotal Research restated a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 target price on shares of Post in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company lifted their target price on shares of Post from $96.00 to $106.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $103.25.
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Post 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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