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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.19
POSTZ's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. POSTZ: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
POSTZ' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.19 Max: N/A
Current: 0.19
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
POSTZ's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. POSTZ: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
POSTZ' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.33
0.28
0.62
Interest Coverage 0.71
POSTZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. POSTZ: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
POSTZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.78 Max: 3.7
Current: 0.71
0.71
3.7
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.46
Beneish M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
2.11%
2.91%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Operating Margin % 9.73
POSTZ's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. POSTZ: 9.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
POSTZ' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.07  Med: 10.42 Max: 19.14
Current: 9.73
-38.07
19.14
Net Margin % 1.37
POSTZ's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
68% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. POSTZ: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
POSTZ' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.82  Med: -0.07 Max: 9.23
Current: 1.37
-43.82
9.23
ROE % 1.95
POSTZ's ROE % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.76 vs. POSTZ: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
POSTZ' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.27  Med: -0.95 Max: 4.46
Current: 1.95
-24.27
4.46
ROA % 0.74
POSTZ's ROA % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. POSTZ: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
POSTZ' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.98  Med: -0.04 Max: 2.75
Current: 0.74
-13.98
2.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 28.39
POSTZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.06 vs. POSTZ: 28.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
POSTZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.33  Med: 22.6 Max: 37.56
Current: 28.39
-76.33
37.56
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 32.60
POSTZ's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. POSTZ: 32.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
POSTZ' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 30.9 Max: 43.4
Current: 32.6
2.6
43.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 30.20
POSTZ's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. POSTZ: 30.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
POSTZ' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48  Med: 2.65 Max: 30.2
Current: 30.2
-48
30.2
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Preferred stocks of Post Holdings Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
POSTZ0.000.00
POSHZ0.000.002 1/2 % Perp Cum Conv Pfd Shs Series -C- -144A-
PSTUC164.380.002.5 % Perp Cum Conv Pfd Registered Shs Series -C-
PSTUB0.000.003.75 % Perp Cum Conv Pfd Registered Shs Series -B-

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods    NAICS: 311412    SIC: 2038
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Traded in other countries:2PO.Germany, POST.USA,
Post Holdings Inc is a consumer packaged goods company operating in the center-of-the-store, refrigerated and private label food categories. Its business segments are Post Foods, Michael Foods, Active Nutrition, Private Brands and Attune Foods.

Post Holdings Inc was incorporated in the state of Missouri on September 22, 2011. The Company is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded ready-to-eat cereals in the United States and Canada. The Company is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded and private label ready-to-eat cereals, snacks and active nutrition products in the United States and Canada. The Company's business segments are Post Consumer Brands, Michael Foods Group, Active Nutrition, and Private Brands. The Post Consumer Brands includes the Post Foods and MOM Brands cereal businesses and manufactures, markets and sells branded and private label RTE cereal products. The Michael Foods Group segment produces and distributes egg products, refrigerated potato products, cheese and other dairy case products and pasta products. Its egg products business produces and distributes numerous egg products under the Better'n Eggs, All Whites, Papetti's, Abbotsford Farms, Emulsa, EasyEggs, Table Ready and Willamette Egg Farms brands. The Active Nutrition segment markets and distributes protein beverages, bars, powders and gels under the Premier Protein, Dymatize, Supreme Protein and PowerBar brands, and ready-to-drink beverages and other liquid-based solutions under the Joint Juice brand. The Private Brands segment manufactures and distributes organic and conventional private label peanut butter and other nut butters, baking nuts, raisins and other dried fruit, and trail mixes, with sales to grocery retailers, food ingredient and foodservice channels in the United States and Canada. It also co-manufactures peanut butter and other nut butters for national brands, private label retail and industrial markets. The Company markets its products through television, digital and print advertisements, coupon offers, co-marketing arrangements with complementary consumer product companies and co-op advertising with select retail customers. It also uses traditional outdoor, print and digital advertising and social media, as well as more targeted grass roots programs such as sampling events and business drops. The Company's trademarks include Post, Honey Bunches of Oats, Post Selects, Great Grains, Spoon SizeShredded Wheat, Oh's, Grape-Nuts, Honeycomb Frosted Mini Spooners, Golden Puffs, Cinnamon Toasters, Fruity Dyno-Bites, Cocoa Dyno-Bites, Berry Colossal Crunch and Malt-O-Meal, Papetti's, All Whites, Better'n Eggs, Easy Eggs, Table Ready, Abbotsford Farms, Simply Potatoes and Crystal Farms, Premier Protein, Joint Juice, Dymatize, Supreme Protein and PowerBar, are Attune, Uncle Sam, Erewhon, Peace Cereal and Sweet Home Farm. The Company sells its products to grocery, mass merchandise, supercenters, club store and drug store customers, military, internet and foodservice channels, foodservice distributors, national restaurant chains, retail grocery stores, food processors, warehouse club stores, grocery stores, drug stores, convenient stores and supplement stores. The C

Ratios

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PE Ratio 125.52
POSTZ's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.89 vs. POSTZ: 125.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
POSTZ' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.93  Med: 51.35 Max: 174.66
Current: 125.52
25.93
174.66
Forward PE Ratio 26.81
POSTZ's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. POSTZ: 26.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 125.52
POSTZ's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
94% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.96 vs. POSTZ: 125.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
POSTZ' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.93  Med: 51.35 Max: 174.66
Current: 125.52
25.93
174.66
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 35.22
POSTZ's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
71% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.86 vs. POSTZ: 35.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
POSTZ' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.39  Med: 30.84 Max: 42.6
Current: 35.22
17.39
42.6
PB Ratio 1.79
POSTZ's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1613 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. POSTZ: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
POSTZ' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.86
Current: 1.79
0.54
1.86
PS Ratio 1.18
POSTZ's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. POSTZ: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
POSTZ' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.72
Current: 1.18
0.51
1.72
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.90
POSTZ's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. POSTZ: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
POSTZ' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.43  Med: 13.48 Max: 51.64
Current: 21.9
7.43
51.64
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.62
POSTZ's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
58% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. POSTZ: 14.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
POSTZ' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 9.13 Max: 18.78
Current: 14.62
6.3
18.78
EV-to-EBIT 18.44
POSTZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. POSTZ: 18.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
POSTZ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -120.6  Med: 17.1 Max: 99.6
Current: 18.44
-120.6
99.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.36
POSTZ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. POSTZ: 11.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
POSTZ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -99.7  Med: 12.7 Max: 1057.9
Current: 11.36
-99.7
1057.9
Current Ratio 3.41
POSTZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. POSTZ: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
POSTZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.83 Max: 7.38
Current: 3.41
1.01
7.38
Quick Ratio 2.46
POSTZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. POSTZ: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
POSTZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.02 Max: 6.58
Current: 2.46
0.48
6.58
Days Inventory 52.77
POSTZ's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 64.27 vs. POSTZ: 52.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
POSTZ' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.45  Med: 50 Max: 60.06
Current: 52.77
44.45
60.06
Days Sales Outstanding 29.79
POSTZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.50 vs. POSTZ: 29.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
POSTZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.81  Med: 25.77 Max: 50.08
Current: 29.79
3.81
50.08
Days Payable 24.76
POSTZ's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 44.65 vs. POSTZ: 24.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
POSTZ' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.35  Med: 24 Max: 39.62
Current: 24.76
20.35
39.62

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -25.70
POSTZ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. POSTZ: -25.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
POSTZ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.7  Med: -14.9 Max: 1.7
Current: -25.7
-25.7
1.7

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.34
POSTZ's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. POSTZ: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
POSTZ' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.34
Current: 1.34
1.02
1.34
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.07
POSTZ's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 1443 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. POSTZ: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
POSTZ' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.07
0.48
1.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.40
POSTZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. POSTZ: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
POSTZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 4.8 Max: 7.2
Current: 5.4
1
7.2

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Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $32.87 - 60.63

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