Post Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:POST)

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$75.5 $1.23 (1.6%) POST stock closing price May 18, 2018 (Closing)
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Updated on : May 18, 2018
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POST 75.5 (0%)
S&P 500 2713 (0%)
Closing Price On: May 18, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Food-Misc-Diversified
Sector :
Consumer Staples
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q2
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
42.6%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
11.1%
Sector Average:
12%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
7.42B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 2.37
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$59.1M
Net Income:
$91.5M
PROS      CONS
Long Term Growth
PS Valuation
High Debt Burden
Cash Flow
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
POST PS :
0.9
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Consumer Staples.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
4.8%
Return on Equity:
11.6%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
1.2%
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Post Stock Analysis

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Take a look at Amigobulls Post stock analysis video. Our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for POST stock is shown in the video.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Post Holdings Inc Stock Rating 2.8/5

Amigobulls POST stock analysis uses latest quarter 2018 Q2 financial data like Post revenue growth, profit margins and cash flows. Post valuation analysis is based on relative valuation multiples like PE ratio and price to sales ratio. Our Post stock rating is based on company's fundamentals like balance sheet risk and cash flow position.

Should you buy POST stock?

  • Revenue growth has been tremendous with a compounded annual growth of 42.6% over the last 5 years.
  • The lower PS ratio 0.9 for POST stock versus Food-Misc-Diversified industry average of 1.6 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell POST stock?

  • Post is debt laden and has a high debt/equity ratio of  2.37.
  • Cash flow from operations is 0.6 times net income which is a negative signal.

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Investors can use Amigobulls Post stock analysis as a tool to arrive at accurate conclusions regarding financial health of the company and its valuation. Fundamental analysis of a company is the most often used approach to find the intrinsic value of a stock.

Among the financials of the company, Post revenue growth along with the profit or net income give a clear picture of the financial health. Investors could make use of POST technical analysis to check whether the fundamental story is reflected in the market sentiment.