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POST Post Holdings PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Sep 28, 2023, the POST stock has a PE ratio of 15.29. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $5.59 and the stock price of $85.45 per share. An increase of 47% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 10.4 of the last four quarters.

POST PE ratio history

How has POST's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Post Holdings over the last ten years is 404.49. The current 15.29 P/E ratio is 96% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, POST's PE ratio peaked in the Sep 2020 quarter at 8,600, with a price of $86 and an EPS of $0.01. The Dec 2022 quarter marked the lowest point at 6.29, with a price of $90.26 and an EPS of $14.36.


Post Holdings PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 13,876.92% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -99.47% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2022 6.6 -85.5%
2021 45.52 -99.47%
2020 8,600 13,876.92%
2019 61.53 331.18%
2018 14.27 -91.76%
2017 173.08 N/A
2016 N/A N/A
2015 N/A N/A
2014 N/A N/A
2013 134.57 549.16%

POST average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of POST for the past years

Currently, POST's PE ratio is lower than its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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POST PE vs peers

What is POST's PE ratio compared to its peers

POST's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stocks PEP and GIS. Post Holdings's current PE ratio of 15.29 is lower than the average of its peers, which is 21.79.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
POST Post Holdings Inc 15.28 $5.23B
GIS General Mills Inc 15.48 $37.25B
CAG Conagra Brands Inc 19.22 $13.11B
FLO Flowers Foods Inc 21.15 $4.69B
K Kellogg Co 23.54 $20.31B
PEP Pepsico Inc 29.47 $232.48B
THS TreeHouse Foods Inc N/A $2.46B
HAIN Hain Celestial Group Inc N/A $924.26M

Frequently asked questions

What is Post Holdings's PE ratio?

POST stock has a price to earnings ratio of 15.29 as of Sep 28, 2023.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Post Holdings (POST)?

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for POST stock is 808.2.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Post Holdings (POST)?

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for POST stock is 537.72.

What is the highest PE ratio for POST?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 8,600 in the Sep 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for POST compare to its historical average?

POST's current price to earnings ratio is 96% below its 10-year historical average.

How is POST's PE ratio calculated (Post Holdings PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (Sep 28, 2023), Post Holdings's share price is $85.45. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $5.59. Therefore, Post Holdings's PE ratio for today is 15.29. PE RATIO(15.29) = STOCK PRICE($85.45) / TTM EPS($5.59)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.