Last $36.40 USD
Change Today -0.76 / -2.05%
Volume 649.6K
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post holdings inc (POST) Snapshot

Open
$37.18
Previous Close
$37.16
Day High
$37.23
Day Low
$35.74
52 Week High
03/10/14 - $60.63
52 Week Low
08/8/14 - $32.87
Market Cap
1.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
845.1K
EPS TTM
$-0.59
Shares Outstanding
44.8M
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post holdings inc (POST) Details

Post Holdings, Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes ready-to-eat cereals, snacks, and active nutrition products in the United States and Canada. It offers branded and private label ready-to-eat cereal products, healthy and organic cereals and snacks, granola, high protein bars and shakes, and nutritional supplements. The company offers its products under the brand names of Honey Bunches of Oats, Pebbles, Post Selects, Great Grains, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat, Post Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts, Honeycomb, Attune, Uncle Sam, Erewhon, Golden Temple, Peace Cereal, Sweet Home Farm, Willamette Valley Granola Company, Premier Protein, and Joint Juice. Post Holdings, Inc. sells its products directly and through broker organizations primarily to grocery, mass merchandise, supercenters, club store, and drug store customers, as well as to military, Internet and food service channels. The company was founded in 1895 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

1,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/27/13
Founded in 1895

post holdings inc (POST) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0
President, Chief Operating Officer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $427.5K
Principal Accounting Officer and Corporate Co...
Total Annual Compensation: $248.3K
Executive Vice President of Marketing
Total Annual Compensation: $427.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

post holdings inc (POST) Key Developments

Bumble Bee Appoints An Advisor To Launch A Sale Process

Bumble Bee Foods, LLC has received takeover overtures fromThai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (SET:TUF) and Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POST) in recent months, according to people familiar with the matter. Bumble Bee Foods is set to launch a sale process in the fall amid strong interest from industry players and has appointed an adviser to assist with that effort, the people said. Bumble Bee, owned by private equity firm Lion Capital LLP, is seeking a valuation upward of $1.5 billion, the people said, asking not to be named because the matter is not public.

Post Holdings, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for Fiscal 2014; Provides Tax Rate Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

Post Holdings, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended June 30, 2014. Third quarter net sales were $633.0 million, an increase of $375.7 million, or 146.0%, compared to $257.3 million prior year. Acquisitions, defined as the Michael Foods, Active Nutrition, Private Brands and Attune Foods segments, contributed $394.8 million to consolidated net sales. Adjusted EBITDA was $87.8 million for the third quarter, up $31.8 million compared to the prior year of $56.0 million. Third quarter 2014 included $37.8 million from acquisitions. For the third quarter, the net loss attributable to common stockholders was $39.3 million, or $0.92 per diluted common share compared to net earnings available to common stockholders of $1.1 million or $0.03 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net loss attributable to common stockholders was $12.6 million, or $0.30 per diluted common share, for the quarter compared to adjusted net earnings available to common stockholders of $9.5 million or $0.29 per diluted share a year ago. Operating profit was $8.0 million against $24.2 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $55.8 million against earnings of $5.0 million a year ago. The effective income tax rate was 37.1% compared to 32% last year. Net sales for the nine months ended June 30, 2014 were $1,368.0 million, an increase of $625.6 million, or 84.3%, over the prior year period sales of $742.4 million. Acquisitions contributed $653.4 million to consolidated net sales. Adjusted EBITDA was $207.2 million for the nine months ended June 30, 2014, up $47.7 million compared to the prior year period of $159.5 million. The nine months ended June 30, 2014 included $71.7 million from acquisitions. For the nine months ended June 30, 2014, the net loss attributable to common stockholders was $66.9 million, or $1.84 per diluted common share compared to net earnings available to common stockholders of $13.0 million or $0.40 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net loss attributable to common stockholders was $19.3 million, or $0.53 per diluted common share compared to adjusted net earnings available to common stockholders of $25.8 million or $0.78 per diluted share a year ago. Operating profit was $32.9 million against $83.4 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $97.2 million against earnings of $23.4 million a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $74.5 million against $66.2 million a year ago. Effective income tax rate of 42.6%, compared to an effective income tax rate of 31.2% for the 9 months ended June 30, 2013. The company expects fiscal 2014 Adjusted EBITDA, excluding the now completed acquisition of Michael Foods and the pending acquisitions of the PowerBar and Musashi brands and of American Blanching, to be between $260 million and $270 million. The company expects fiscal 2014 Adjusted EBITDA for Michael Foods, which will be a four-month contribution period, to be between $75 million and $80 million. Post management expects fiscal 2014 capital expenditures for Michael Foods (during the same four-month contribution period) to be approximately $25 million. The company continues to expect capital expenditures for fiscal 2014, excluding the now completed acquisition of Michael Foods and the pending acquisitions of the PowerBar and Musashi brands and of American Blanching, to be between $90 million and $100 million. The company elevated effective income tax rate is expected to stabilize and to be approximately 32% to 35% in fiscal 2015.

Post Holdings, Inc. Declares Dividend on Series B and Series C Convertible Preferred Stock, Payable on August 15, 2014

Post Holdings, Inc. announced its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.9375 per share on the company's 3.75% Series B Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock for the dividend period from the date of May 15, 2014 to August 14, 2014. The board of directors also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share on the company's 2.5% Series C Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock for the dividend period from the date of May 15, 2014 to August 14, 2014. Both dividends will be paid on August 15, 2014 to preferred shareholders as of August 1, 2014.

 

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