Post Balance Sheet - Annual (NYSE:POST)

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$75.21 $1.6 (2.08%) POST stock closing price Mar 19, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of a company involves interpreting the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statements of the company to draw insights like we've done in our Post stock analysis. Balance sheet items like cash at hand, total assets and liabilities helps one analyze a company and summarize the financial performance of the company like we have in our Post stock analysis. A company releases its balance sheet every year along with its annual results. Post balance sheet indicates an asset turnover ratio of 0.48 and debt to equity ratio of 2.48. Also check Post revenue and Post operating cash flow for the same period.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep201720162015201420132012201120102009
Marketable Securities---------
Raw Materials161M146.4M163.2M128.6M30.3M18.2M---
Work In Progress16.9M17.4M15.3M16.3M-----
Finished Goods395.6M339.3M286.8M235.8M91.6M60.4M---
Notes Receivable------7.8M--
Other Current Assets31.7M36.8M90M71.4M22.9M16.4M11.6M--
Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment2.39B1.9B1.74B1.12B640.5M599.5M545.1M--
Accumulated Depreciation703.4M545.9M404.5M289.1M252M194.4M133M--
Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances------60.2M--
Other Non-Current Assets---------
Deferred Charges----2.4M----
Deposits & Other Assets184.3M15.9M63.4M150.5M26.7M14.9M---
Total Assets
Notes Payable---------
Accounts Payable336M264.4M265.2M225M77.1M50M28.8M--
Current Portion Long-Term Debt22.1M12.3M16M25.6M-15.3M68M--
Current Portion Capital Leases---------
Accrued Expenses---------
Income Taxes Payable---------
Other Current Liabilities346.3M357.3M329.8M269.3M68.9M61.1M37.5M--
Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income905.8M726.5M831.8M915.1M304.3M314.9M332.8M--
Convertible Debt---------
Long-Term Debt7.15B4.55B4.51B3.83B1.41B930.3M716.5M--
Non-Current Capital Leases---------
Other Long-Term Liabilities327.8M440.3M290.2M182.4M116.3M129.2M104.9M--
Total Liabilities
Minority Interest---------
Preferred Stock---------
Common Stock Net---------
Capital Surplus3.57B3.55B3.54B2.67B1.52B1.27B---
Retained Earnings-376M-424.3M-421M-305.7M47.6M36.6M---
Treasury Stock371.2M53.4M53.4M53.4M53.4M53.4M---
Other Liabilities-30.3M-60.4M-89.1M-27.6M-13.1M-24.6M1.5B--
Shareholders Equity2.79B3.01B2.98B2.28B1.5B1.23B1.5B--
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity11.88B9.36B9.22B7.73B3.47B2.73B2.79B--
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Looking at Post historical stock prices and the current Post stock price can tell you how the stock price has moved, whereas the Post PE ratio chart shows if its shares are overpriced in comparison to peers. The important things to look for in a balance sheet are:

  • Assets: An asset is a resource that a corporation like Post owns and has monetary significance. POST assets grew from $9.36B in 2016 to $11.88B in 2017. Assets can be of two types: fixed assets like real estate, plant and machinery; and current assets which includes cash, accounts receivable etc. Tech stocks typically don't have too many assets.
  • Liabilities or obligations comprise of current liabilities that include short term loans, amounts payable to suppliers, or any other outstanding payments including long term liabilities that take into account long term loans for funding large projects. The total liabilities for Post is $9.09B. Shareholders' equity comes under liabilities as it is money the company owes the holders of POST stock.

Post Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

Current ratio
Debt to equity ratio
Asset turnover ratio
Receivables turnover
Price to book ratio