Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) by 82.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,400 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,994 shares during the period. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC’s holdings in Post Holdings were worth $342,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in POST. IndexIQ Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Post Holdings by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC now owns 1,485 shares of the company’s stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 4 shares during the period. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Post Holdings by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC now owns 2,744 shares of the company’s stock worth $213,000 after acquiring an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. Atria Investments LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Post Holdings by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 4,194 shares of the company’s stock worth $326,000 after acquiring an additional 91 shares during the last quarter. Utah Retirement Systems lifted its holdings in shares of Post Holdings by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 11,900 shares of the company’s stock worth $924,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its holdings in shares of Post Holdings by 9.5% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,194 shares of the company’s stock worth $170,000 after acquiring an additional 190 shares during the last quarter.
Shares of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE POST) traded down $0.03 on Friday, hitting $79.41. 774,300 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 795,205. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.31, a current ratio of 6.43 and a quick ratio of 5.47. The firm has a market cap of $5,255.51, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.96 and a beta of 0.11. Post Holdings, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $69.10 and a fifty-two week high of $89.04.
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POST has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Post Holdings from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $106.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Pivotal Research restated a “buy” rating and issued a $105.00 price objective on shares of Post Holdings in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Post Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 target price on the stock in a report on Saturday, October 28th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Post Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, October 21st. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) started coverage on shares of Post Holdings in a report on Monday, July 17th. They set a “buy” rating and a $105.00 target price on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $101.83.
Post Holdings 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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