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POST Post Holdings PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 21, 2024, the POST stock has a PE ratio of 18.47. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $5.63 and the stock price of $103.99 per share. An increase of 8% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 17.1 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 eight years is 370.23. The current 18.47 P/E ratio is 95% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last eight 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
2023 16.46 149.39%
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

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 K, but it is higher than GIS's and CAG's. Post Holdings's current PE ratio of 18.47 is lower than the average of its peers, which is 22.73.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
CAG Conagra Brands Inc 14.48 $13.78B
GIS General Mills Inc 15.25 $37.87B
POST Post Holdings Inc 18.47 $6.3B
K Kellogg Co 21.37 $19.65B
PEP Pepsico Inc 25.04 $229.97B
FLO Flowers Foods Inc 37.53 $4.75B
THS TreeHouse Foods Inc 79.28 $1.92B
HAIN Hain Celestial Group Inc N/A $632.5M

Frequently asked questions

What is Post Holdings's PE ratio?

POST stock has a price to earnings ratio of 18.47 as of Jun 21, 2024.

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

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for POST stock is 26.54.

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

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for POST stock is 537.0.

What is the highest PE ratio for POST?

Over the last eight 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 95% below its 8-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 (Jun 21, 2024), Post Holdings's share price is $103.99. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $5.63. Therefore, Post Holdings's PE ratio for today is 18.47. PE RATIO(18.47) = STOCK PRICE($103.99) / TTM EPS($5.63)

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