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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST)?

The company in question is, Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) currently with a stock price of 80.12 (1.32% today). The market cap for Post Holdings, Inc. is 5105.4, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Food – Major Diversified industry. The target price for Post Holdings, Inc. is 97.5. Currently Post Holdings, Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 30. Average volume for Post Holdings, Inc. is 715.83 and so far today it is 308688.

Performance in the last year for Post Holdings, Inc. has been 30.73%. For EPS growth, Post Holdings, Inc. has seen a growth of 74.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.33%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -23.50% over the last five years and could be 6.00% for the next five years. Post Holdings, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -100.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.20%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 7.81%.

Since the IPO date for Post Holdings, Inc. on the 1/27/2012, Post Holdings, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 28.17%. With Post Holdings, Inc. trading at 80.12, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -1.03.

So could Post Holdings, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.01 and the P/B is at 1.8. The P/cash is 4.94, with P/free cash flow at 11.53.

Post Holdings, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 3.2, and the quick ratio is 2.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.48, and total debt/equity at 1.48.

In terms of margins, Post Holdings, Inc. has a gross margin of 29.60%, an operating margin of 9.40% and a profit margin of -1.30%.Payout ratio for Post Holdings, Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -0.70% with return on investment coming to 3.50%.

Insider ownership for Post Holdings, Inc., is at 0.99% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 64.56. While shares float is 63.61. The float short is currently 8.31%, and short ratio is 7.38.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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