Post Holdings Earnings: Everything You Must Know Now

Post Holdings (NYSE:POST) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, BUT beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.

Post Holdings Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 43.14% to $0.29 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.51 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 6.37% to $257.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Post Holdings reported adjusted EPS income of $0.29 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.32. It beat the average revenue estimate of $253.87 million.

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 3.67% from $248.2 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased 52.63% from $0.19 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.35 to a profit $0.21. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $1.39 to a profit of $1.03 over the last ninety days.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)