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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.28
POSTZ's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. POSTZ: 0.28 )
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: 0.28
Equity-to-Asset 0.30
POSTZ's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. POSTZ: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
POSTZ' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.3
0.28
0.62
Interest Coverage 0.67
POSTZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.63 vs. POSTZ: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
POSTZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.78 Max: 3.7
Current: 0.67
0.67
3.7
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.45
Beneish M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
1.71%
7.04%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 9.26
POSTZ's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. POSTZ: 9.26 )
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: 9.26
-38.07
19.14
Net Margin % 1.20
POSTZ's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
70% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. POSTZ: 1.20 )
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: 1.2
-43.82
9.23
ROE % 1.65
POSTZ's ROE % is ranked lower than
73% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. POSTZ: 1.65 )
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: 1.65
-24.27
4.46
ROA % 0.64
POSTZ's ROA % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. POSTZ: 0.64 )
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: 0.64
-13.98
2.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 26.33
POSTZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. POSTZ: 26.33 )
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: 26.33
-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 1341 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 1162 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 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-
PSTUC154.170.002.5 % Perp Cum Conv Pfd Registered Shs Series -C-
PSTUB176.640.003.75 % 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,
Headquarter Location: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 makes and sells ready-to-eat cereals, egg products, refrigerated potato and dairy items, private-label nut butters, and protein shakes, bars, and powders. Brands include Honey Bunches of Oats, Shredded Wheat, Raisin Bran, Simply Potatoes, PowerBar, and Premier Protein. Over 90% of sales are from the U.S. Post has been an active acquirer since its 2012 spin-off, buying Michael Foods, MOM Brands, PowerBar, and Premier Nutrition, among others. Post is the third-largest ready-to-eat cereal firm in the U.S., with 19% share in 2016, per Nielsen.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 123.36
POSTZ's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. POSTZ: 123.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
POSTZ' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.93  Med: 65.3 Max: 174.66
Current: 123.36
25.93
174.66
Forward PE Ratio 41.15
POSTZ's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.01 vs. POSTZ: 41.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 123.36
POSTZ's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
95% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. POSTZ: 123.36 )
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: 65.3 Max: 174.66
Current: 123.36
25.93
174.66
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 51.11
POSTZ's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
73% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.79 vs. POSTZ: 51.11 )
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: 35.21 Max: 54.95
Current: 51.11
17.39
54.95
PB Ratio 1.75
POSTZ's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. POSTZ: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
POSTZ' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.75
0.54
1.88
PS Ratio 1.14
POSTZ's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. POSTZ: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
POSTZ' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.72
Current: 1.14
0.55
1.72
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 39.28
POSTZ's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. POSTZ: 39.28 )
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: 7.44  Med: 14.61 Max: 52.2
Current: 39.28
7.44
52.2
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 19.98
POSTZ's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. POSTZ: 19.98 )
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: 6.34  Med: 9.89 Max: 21.48
Current: 19.98
6.34
21.48
EV-to-EBIT 19.79
POSTZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. POSTZ: 19.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
POSTZ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -120.6  Med: 19.35 Max: 99.6
Current: 19.79
-120.6
99.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.91
POSTZ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. POSTZ: 11.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
POSTZ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -107.6  Med: 12.45 Max: 1057.9
Current: 11.91
-107.6
1057.9
Current Ratio 5.53
POSTZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. POSTZ: 5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
POSTZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.9 Max: 7.38
Current: 5.53
1.01
7.38
Quick Ratio 4.41
POSTZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. POSTZ: 4.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
POSTZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.14 Max: 6.58
Current: 4.41
0.48
6.58
Days Inventory 52.86
POSTZ's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.56 vs. POSTZ: 52.86 )
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: 52.86
44.45
60.06
Days Sales Outstanding 35.27
POSTZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.13 vs. POSTZ: 35.27 )
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: 35.27
3.81
50.08
Days Payable 21.97
POSTZ's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 45.59 vs. POSTZ: 21.97 )
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: 21.97
20.35
39.62

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -25.70
POSTZ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 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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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.10
POSTZ's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. POSTZ: 1.10 )
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: 1.03  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.1
1.03
1.3
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.03
POSTZ's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 1320 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. POSTZ: 1.03 )
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: 0.52  Med: 1 Max: 1.34
Current: 1.03
0.52
1.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.05
POSTZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
52% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. POSTZ: 5.05 )
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: 5.05
1
7.2

More Statistics

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

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