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Post Holdings Gross Margin %

: 23.92% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Post Holdings's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $365 Mil. Post Holdings's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $1,525 Mil. Therefore, Post Holdings's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 23.92%.


The historical rank and industry rank for Post Holdings's Gross Margin % or its related term are showing as below:

POST' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.27   Med: 30.42   Max: 44.73
Current: 26.27


During the past 12 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Post Holdings was 44.73%. The lowest was 25.27%. And the median was 30.42%.

POST's Gross Margin % is ranked better than
50.92% of 1738 companies
in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
Industry Median: 25.69 vs POST: 26.27

Post Holdings had a gross margin of 23.92% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 => Competition eroding margins

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Post Holdings was -0.20% per year.


Post Holdings Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Post Holdings's Gross Margin % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Post Holdings Annual Data
Trend Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21
Gross Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 30.06 29.63 31.54 31.37 29.14

Post Holdings Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Gross Margin % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 29.51 27.62 25.80 26.85 23.92

Competitive Comparison

For the Packaged Foods subindustry, Post Holdings's Gross Margin %, along with its competitors' market caps and Gross Margin % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Post Holdings Gross Margin % Distribution

For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and Consumer Defensive sector, Post Holdings's Gross Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Post Holdings's Gross Margin % falls into.



Post Holdings Gross Margin % Calculation

Gross Margin is the percentage of Gross Profit out of sales or Revenue.

Post Holdings's Gross Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (A: Sep. 2021 )=Gross Profit (A: Sep. 2021 ) / Revenue (A: Sep. 2021 )
=1814.3 / 6226.7
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(6226.7 - 4412.4) / 6226.7
=29.14 %

Post Holdings's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as


Gross Margin % (Q: Jun. 2022 )=Gross Profit (Q: Jun. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=364.7 / 1524.9
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(1524.9 - 1160.2) / 1524.9
=23.92 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

A positive Gross Profit is only the first step for a company to make a net profit. The gross profit needs to be big enough to also cover related labor, equipment, rental, marketing/advertising, research and development and a lot of other costs in selling the products.


Post Holdings  (NYSE:POST) Gross Margin % Explanation

Warren Buffett believes that firms with excellent long term economics tend to have consistently higher margins.

Durable competitive advantage creates a high Gross Margin % because of the freedom to price in excess of cost. Companies can be categorized by their Gross Margin %

1. Greater than 40% = Durable competitive advantage
2. Less than 40% = Competition eroding margins
3. Less than 20% = no sustainable competitive advantage
Consistency of Gross Margin is key

Post Holdings had a gross margin of 23.92% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 => Competition eroding margins


Be Aware

If a company loses its competitive advantages, usually its gross margin declines well before its sales declines. Watching Gross Margin % and Operating Margin % closely helps avoid value trap situations.


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Post Holdings Business Description

Post Holdings logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
2503 South Hanley Road, St. Louis, MO, USA, 63144
Post Holdings operates in North America and Europe. For fiscal 2021 (restated for the separation of BellRing Brands), 47% of the company's revenue came from cereal, with brands such as Honeycomb, Grape-Nuts, Pebbles, Honey Bunches of Oats, Malt-O-Meal, and Weetabix. Refrigerated food made up 52% of sales and services the retail (20% of company sales) and food-service channels (32%), providing value-added egg and potato products, prepared side dishes, cheese, and sausage under brands Bob Evans and Simply Potatoes. Post also holds a 60% stake in 8th Avenue, a private brands entity and a 14% stake in BellRing Brands, with protein-based products under the Premier Protein and Dymatize brands. Post launched a special purpose acquisition corp in 2021, but has not yet executed a transaction.
Executives
Catoggio Nicolas officer: PRES & CEO, PCB C/O POST HOLDINGS, INC. 2 ST. LOUIS MO 63144
Erb Thomas C director C/O POST HOLDINGS, INC. 2503 S. HANLEY ROAD ST. LOUIS MO 63144
Johnson Jennifer Kuperman director C/O BELLRING BRANDS, INC. 2503 S. HANLEY ROAD ST. LOUIS MO 63144
Burwell Dorothy M director C/O POST HOLDINGS, INC. 2503 S. HANLEY ROAD ST. LOUIS MO 63021
Harper Bradly A officer: SVP, CHIEF ACCTING OFFICER C/O POST HOLDINGS, INC. 2503 S. HANLEY ROAD ST. LOUIS MO 63144
Friedman Howard A officer: PRES & CEO, PCB 20802 KENSINGTON BLVD LAKEVILLE MN 55044
Westphal Mark W officer: PRES., MICHAEL FOODS C/O POST HOLDINGS, INC. 2503 S. HANLEY ROAD ST. LOUIS MO 63144
Harshman Ellen F director C/O POST HOLDINGS, INC. 2503 S. HANLEY ROAD ST. LOUIS MO 63144
Neugent Christopher J officer: PRES & CEO-POST CONSUMER BRNDS 20802 KENSINGTON BLVD LAKEVIEW MN 55044
Kemper David W director PO BOX 419248 KANSAS CITY MO 64141-6248
Koulouris Richard R officer: Pres. & CEO - Post/MOM C/O POST HOLDINGS INC 2503 S. HANLEY ROAD ST LOUIS MO 63144
Dwyer James E Jr officer: PRES. & CEO - MICHAEL FOODS C/O MICHAEL FOODS, INC. 301 CARLSON PARKWAY MINNETONKA MN 55305
Gray Diedre J officer: SVP, GEN. COUNSEL & SEC'Y C/O POST HOLDINGS, INC. 2503 SOUTH HANLEY ROAD ST. LOUIS MO 63144
Curl Gregory L director
Banks David R director C/O RALCORP HOLDINGS INC 800 MARKET ST ST LOUIS MO 63101

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