Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Post Holdings (POST) Stock Price

News articles about Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Post Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.9979031395372 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.02. Post Holdings had a negative net margin of 0.06% and a positive return on equity of 6.53%. The company had revenue of $1.27 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.25 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.62 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of analysts have commented on POST shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Post Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Pivotal Research restated a “buy” rating and set a $105.00 price target on shares of Post Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Barclays PLC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Post Holdings in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) started coverage on shares of Post Holdings in a research report on Monday, July 17th. They set a “buy” rating and a $105.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Post Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Saturday, October 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Post Holdings has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $101.83.

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About Post Holdings

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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