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Post Holdings Interest Coverage

: 1.40 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income by its Interest Expense. Post Holdings's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $106 Mil. Post Holdings's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $-76 Mil. Post Holdings's interest coverage for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 1.40. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

The historical rank and industry rank for Post Holdings's Interest Coverage or its related term are showing as below:

POST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48   Med: 1.76   Max: 2.32
Current: 1.54


POST's Interest Coverage is ranked worse than
90.09% of 1322 companies
in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
Industry Median: 11.49 vs POST: 1.54

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.


Post Holdings Interest Coverage Historical Data

The historical data trend for Post Holdings's Interest Coverage 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.

* Premium members only.

Post Holdings Annual Data
Trend Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21
Interest Coverage
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.73 1.80 2.23 1.80 1.74

Post Holdings Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Interest Coverage 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 1.88 2.00 1.41 1.15 1.40

Competitive Comparison

For the Packaged Foods subindustry, Post Holdings's Interest Coverage, along with its competitors' market caps and Interest Coverage 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 Interest Coverage Distribution

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

* The bar in red indicates where Post Holdings's Interest Coverage falls into.



Post Holdings Interest Coverage Calculation

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

If Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is positive, then

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income /Interest Expense

Else if Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is negative, then

The company did not have earnings to cover the interest expense.

Else if Interest Expense is 0 and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation is 0, then

The company had no debt.


Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

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

Here, for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2021, Post Holdings's Interest Expense was $-376 Mil. Its Operating Income was $656 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $7,037 Mil.

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income (A: Sep. 2021 )/Interest Expense (A: Sep. 2021 )
=-1*655.7/-375.8
=1.74

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

Here, for the three months ended in Jun. 2022, Post Holdings's Interest Expense was $-76 Mil. Its Operating Income was $106 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $6,032 Mil.

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income (Q: Jun. 2022 )/Interest Expense (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=-1*105.5/-75.6
=1.40

* 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.

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's Financial Strength is.


Post Holdings  (NYSE:POST) Interest Coverage Explanation

Ben Graham requires that a company has a minimum interest coverage of 5 with the companies he invested. If the interest coverage is less than 2, the company is burdened by debt. Any business slow or recession may drag the company into a situation where it cannot pay the interest on its debt.

Interest Coverage is an important factor when GuruFocus ranks a company's overage Financial Strength .


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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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