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Market Price

96.05 

5.11 5.6%

as of Nov 16 '18

52 Week Range:

70.66 101.43


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Post Holdings, Inc. operates as a consumer packaged goods holding company in the United States and internationally. It manufactures and sells ready-to-eat cereal and hot cereal, egg, refrigerated potato, cheese and other dairy case, and pasta products; and markets and distributes ready-to-drink beverages, bars, powders and other nutritional supplements. The company also manufactures peanut butter and other nut butters, baking nuts, dried fruits, and nuts; distributes cereals and snacks; and provides peanut blanching, granulation, and roasting services to the peanut industry. The company markets its products under the trademarks, including Post, Honey Bunches of Oats, Great Grains, Post Shredded Wheat, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat, Golden Crisp, Alpha-Bits, Oh's, Shreddies, Post Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts, Honeycomb, Frosted Mini Spooners, Golden Puffs, Cinnamon Toasters, Fruity Dyno-Bites, Cocoa Dyno-Bites, Berry Colossal Crunch, Malt-O-Meal, Farina, Dyno-Bites, MOM's Best, Better Oats, CoCo Wheats, Weetabix, Barbara's, Puffins, Snackimals, Attune, Uncle Sam, Erewhon, Willamette Valley Granola Company, Peace Cereal, Sweet Home Farm, Crystal Farms, All Whites, Papetti's, Better'n Eggs, Easy Eggs, Emulsa, Table Ready, Davidson's Safest Choice, Abbotsford Farms, Simply Potatoes, Diner's Choice, Crescent Valley, Westfield Farms, David's Deli; Premier Protein, Joint Juice, Dymatize, ISO.100, Supreme Protein, PowerBar, Golden Boy, Golden Organics, Country Orchard, Weetabix, Alpen, Weetos, Ready Brek, Weetabix On the Go, and Oatbix. It sells products to grocery, mass merchandise, supercenters, club store, and drug store customers; military, e-commerce, and foodservice channels; foodservice distributors, restaurant chains, retail grocery stores, and food manufacturers and processors; and foodservice and food ingredient customers through internal sales staff, broker organizations, and direct sales forces. The company was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Sep '08 Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17
Equity (BVPS) 18.46
52.50
0.00
59.76
41.59
39.33
45.40
57.95
44.26
46.84
41.62
growth rate 184.4% -100.0% -30.4% -5.4% 15.4% 27.6% -23.6% 5.8% -11.1%
Earnings BIT 181.00
136.00
156.90
141.50
-367.60
202.30
184.60
132.10
337.10
592.50
621.70
growth rate -24.9% 15.4% -9.8% -100.0% 100.0% -8.8% -28.4% 155.2% 75.8% 4.9%
Avg.PE 20.79
135.14
-11.51
-11.51
-11.51
-342.99
growth rate 550.0% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
ROA 12.70
2.40
0.00
2.75
-11.78
1.81
0.32
-6.40
-1.56
-0.31
0.33
growth rate -81.1% -100.0% -100.0% 100.0% -82.3% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
ROE 18.30
4.70
0.00
4.46
-20.30
3.66
0.72
-18.97
-5.03
-0.95
1.20
growth rate -74.3% -100.0% -100.0% 100.0% -80.3% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
ROIC 4.52
-12.12
3.92
2.69
-4.65
0.96
0.07
2.73
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% -31.4% -100.0% 100.0% -92.7% 3,800.0%
Cur. Ratio 1.98
1.01
1.66
4.57
2.34
2.91
3.28
3.71
growth rate -49.0% 64.4% 175.3% -48.8% 24.4% 12.7% 13.1%
Quick Ratio 0.95
0.45
0.91
3.32
1.31
1.98
2.41
2.85
growth rate -52.6% 102.2% 264.8% -60.5% 51.2% 21.7% 18.3%
Leverage 1.62
1.86
2.22
2.32
3.39
3.10
3.11
4.27
growth rate 14.8% 19.4% 4.5% 46.1% -8.6% 0.3% 37.3%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Sep '08 Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17
Acct.Receivable 0.00
0.00
66.00
63.00
56.50
83.10
413.70
366.20
385.00
480.60
growth rate -4.6% -10.3% 47.1% 397.8% -11.5% 5.1% 24.8%
Acct.Payable 28.80
50.00
77.10
225.00
265.20
264.40
336.00
growth rate 73.6% 54.2% 191.8% 17.9% -0.3% 27.1%
Cur.Assets 0.00
0.00
147.00
135.30
209.70
668.10
1,219.00
1,772.80
2,076.90
2,615.90
growth rate -8.0% 55.0% 218.6% 82.5% 45.4% 17.2% 26.0%
Total Assets 3,504.60
0.00
3,348.00
2,723.20
2,732.30
3,473.80
7,731.10
9,163.90
9,360.60
11,876.80
growth rate -100.0% -18.7% 0.3% 27.1% 122.6% 18.5% 2.2% 26.9%
Cash 3.20
0.00
4.80
1.70
58.20
402.00
268.40
841.40
1,143.60
1,525.90
growth rate -100.0% -64.6% 3,323.5% 590.7% -33.2% 213.5% 35.9% 33.4%
Inventory 0.00
0.00
70.40
66.60
18.20
30.30
380.70
465.30
503.10
573.50
growth rate -5.4% -72.7% 66.5% 1,156.4% 22.2% 8.1% 14.0%
Cur.Liabilities 0.00
0.00
74.20
134.30
126.40
146.00
519.90
611.00
634.00
704.40
growth rate 81.0% -5.9% 15.5% 256.1% 17.5% 3.8% 11.1%
Liabilities 0.00
0.00
1,286.30
1,288.50
1,500.80
1,975.20
5,447.90
6,187.90
6,352.00
9,087.10
growth rate 0.2% 16.5% 31.6% 175.8% 13.6% 2.7% 43.1%
LT Debt 0.00
716.50
0.00
716.50
716.50
930.30
1,408.60
3,870.90
4,582.80
4,864.40
7,314.40
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 29.8% 51.4% 174.8% 18.4% 6.1% 50.4%
Equity 636.70
1,811.30
0.00
2,061.70
1,434.70
1,231.50
1,498.60
2,283.10
2,975.90
3,008.60
2,780.00
growth rate 184.5% -100.0% -30.4% -14.2% 21.7% 52.4% 30.3% 1.1% -7.6%
Common Shares 34.50
34.50
0.00
34.00
34.00
35.00
33.00
40.00
57.00
68.00
70.00
growth rate 0.0% -100.0% 0.0% 2.9% -5.7% 21.2% 42.5% 19.3% 2.9%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Sep '08 Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17
Capital Expenditures 0.00
0.00
36.70
0.00
14.90
30.90
32.80
115.50
107.90
121.50
190.40
growth rate -100.0% 107.4% 6.2% 252.1% -6.6% 12.6% 56.7%
Cash Dividends 0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
4.20
14.40
17.10
14.40
13.50
growth rate 242.9% 18.8% -15.8% -6.3%
Cash From OA 141.30
0.00
221.10
135.60
143.80
144.00
119.20
183.10
451.60
502.40
386.70
growth rate -100.0% -38.7% 6.1% 0.1% -17.2% 53.6% 146.6% 11.3% -23.0%
FCF per Share 2.72
2.36
0.95
4.87
6.47
2.59
growth rate -13.2% -59.8% 412.6% 32.9% -60.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock -53.40
0.00
839.10
748.20
7.70
13.40
growth rate 0.0% -10.8% -99.0% 74.0%
FCF 141.30
0.00
184.40
111.00
129.00
113.00
86.00
67.00
343.00
380.00
196.00
growth rate -100.0% -39.8% 16.2% -12.4% -23.9% -22.1% 411.9% 10.8% -48.4%
Income Statement Dec '07 Sep '08 Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17
Sales 1,100.00
842.00
1,072.10
996.70
968.20
958.90
1,034.10
2,411.10
4,648.20
5,026.80
5,225.80
growth rate -23.5% 27.3% -7.0% -2.9% -1.0% 7.8% 133.2% 92.8% 8.2% 4.0%
Op.Income 145.60
215.20
190.80
-424.30
49.90
15.20
132.10
337.10
592.50
621.70
growth rate 47.8% -11.3% -100.0% 100.0% -69.5% 769.1% 155.2% 75.8% 4.9%
IBT 136.00
156.90
141.50
-430.60
80.40
22.30
-426.90
-167.30
-30.10
74.40
growth rate 15.4% -9.8% -100.0% 100.0% -72.3% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Net Income 85.70
101.10
92.00
-424.30
49.90
15.20
-343.20
-115.30
-3.30
48.30
growth rate 18.0% -9.0% -100.0% 100.0% -69.5% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
EPS 3.38
2.48
2.93
2.67
-12.33
1.45
0.30
-9.03
-2.33
-0.41
0.50
growth rate -26.6% 18.2% -8.9% -100.0% 100.0% -79.3% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Gross Profit 463.20
344.50
501.30
443.00
451.60
479.50
424.90
629.20
1,174.40
1,547.40
1,574.10
growth rate -25.6% 45.5% -11.6% 1.9% 6.2% -11.4% 48.1% 86.7% 31.8% 1.7%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Earnings BIT 193.80
136.40
167.60
187.50
190.40
growth rate -29.6% 22.9% 11.9% 1.6%
Balance Sheet Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Acct.Receivable 480.30
480.60
468.30
569.00
530.40
growth rate 0.1% -2.6% 21.5% -6.8%
Acct.Payable 214.80
336.00
351.20
323.20
346.60
growth rate 56.4% 4.5% -8.0% 7.2%
Cur.Assets 3,520.20
2,615.90
3,049.60
1,551.50
1,529.10
growth rate -25.7% 16.6% -49.1% -1.4%
Total Assets 10,804.20
11,876.80
12,279.80
12,673.20
12,522.10
growth rate 9.9% 3.4% 3.2% -1.2%
Cash 2,472.70
1,525.90
1,944.50
309.20
342.60
growth rate -38.3% 27.4% -84.1% 10.8%
Inventory 526.60
573.50
587.20
591.40
579.10
growth rate 8.9% 2.4% 0.7% -2.1%
Cur.Liabilities 547.30
704.40
752.20
693.30
787.90
growth rate 28.7% 6.8% -7.8% 13.6%
Liabilities 8,053.10
9,087.10
9,239.40
9,543.50
9,443.10
growth rate 12.8% 1.7% 3.3% -1.1%
LT Debt 6,568.10
7,314.40
7,672.40
7,540.10
7,375.00
growth rate 11.4% 4.9% -1.7% -2.2%
Equity 2,751.10
2,780.00
3,030.40
3,119.40
3,068.40
growth rate 1.1% 9.0% 2.9% -1.6%
Common Shares 0.70
0.70
0.70
0.80
0.80
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 14.3% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Capital Expenditures 61.10
65.40
46.70
39.40
56.00
growth rate 7.0% -28.6% -15.6% 42.1%
Cash Dividends 3.40
3.30
3.40
3.40
2.00
growth rate -2.9% 3.0% 0.0% -41.2%
Cash From OA 234.70
178.50
204.50
59.10
327.50
growth rate -24.0% 14.6% -71.1% 454.2%
Sale Purchase of Stock 4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
138.80
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3,370.0%
FCF 173.60
113.10
157.80
19.70
271.50
growth rate -34.9% 39.5% -87.5% 1,278.2%
Income Statement Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Sales 1,272.10
1,448.50
1,433.10
1,586.10
1,608.10
growth rate 13.9% -1.1% 10.7% 1.4%
Op.Income 193.80
136.40
167.60
187.50
190.40
growth rate -29.6% 22.9% 11.9% 1.6%
IBT -91.60
22.40
39.40
115.70
112.20
growth rate 100.0% 75.9% 193.7% -3.0%
Net Income -59.50
14.20
294.90
91.50
96.50
growth rate 100.0% 1,976.8% -69.0% 5.5%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 393.70
437.10
451.70
475.70
461.40
growth rate 11.0% 3.3% 5.3% -3.0%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

D (36.47)

YOY Growth Grade:

F (5.30)

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Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 14.03 14.61 17.60
EPS / Growth 46.9% 6.57 31.2%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 7.5%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 7.5% 28.5% 28.5%
Future PE 14.03 16.41 29.55
Future EPS 13.48 80.75 80.75
Value Price
MOS %
46.76
-51.3%
327.50
241.0%
589.79
514.0%
MOS Price 23.38 163.75 294.90
IRT 9.73 5.74 5.74

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

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