Post Holdings

Post Holdings, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is a consumer packaged goods holding company operating in the center-of-the-store, refrigerated, active nutrition and private label food categories.

Post's center-of-the-store portfolio includes diverse offerings to meet the taste and nutritional needs of all families, including such favorites as Honey Bunches of Oats®, Pebbles™, Great Grains®, Post® Shredded Wheat, Post® Raisin Bran, Grape-Nuts® and Honeycomb®. Post also offers premium natural and organic cereal, granola and snacks through the Attune®, Uncle Sam®, Erewhon®, Golden Temple™, Peace Cereal®, Sweet Home Farm® and Willamette Valley Granola Company™ brands. 

Post's refrigerated portfolio, through Michael Foods, includes value-added egg products, refrigerated potato products and cheese and other dairy case products and the Papetti's®, All Whites®, Better'n Eggs®, Easy Eggs®, Abbotsford Farms®, Simply Potatoes® and Crystal Farms® brands. 

Post's active nutrition platform aids consumers in adopting healthier lifestyles and includes the Dymatize®, Premier Protein®, Supreme Protein®, PowerBar®, Musashi® and Joint Juice® brands. 

Post also manufactures private label cereal, granola, low and no cholesterol egg products, dry pasta, peanut butter and other nut butters, dried fruits and baking and snacking nuts servicing the private label retail, foodservice and ingredient channels. Post is dedicated to health and wellness, offering consumers a variety of choices to meet their nutritional needs.
Company Growth (employees)
St. Louis, US
Size (employees)
8,700 (est)+3%
Post Holdings is headquartered in St. Louis, US

Key People at Post Holdings

William P. Stiritz

William P. Stiritz

Chairman & CEO
Robert Vitale

Robert Vitale

Terence E. Block

Terence E. Block

Prsident & COO

Post Holdings Office Locations

Post Holdings has an office in St. Louis
St. Louis, US (HQ)
2503 S Hanley Rd

Post Holdings Metrics

Post Holdings Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$5 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$1.5 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

($3.3 m)

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$5.5 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2016)

$1.1 b
Post Holdings's current market capitalization is $5.5 b.
Post Holdings's revenue was reported to be $5 b in 2016 which is a 8.1% increase from the previous period.
Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016


$291.7 m$1 b$4.6 b$5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$3.5 b$3.5 b

Gross profit

$1.2 b$1.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %



$212.7 m$545.7 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

($167.3 m)($30.1 m)

Net Income

($3.3 m)
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$402 m$268.4 m$841.4 m$1.1 b

Accounts Receivable


$121.9 m$380.7 m$465.3 m$503.1 m

Current Assets

$668.1 m$1.2 b$1.8 b$2.1 b


$388.5 m


$1.5 b$2.9 b$3.1 b$3.1 b

Total Assets

$3.5 b$7.7 b$9.2 b$9.4 b

Accounts Payable

$77.1 m$225 m$265.2 m$264.4 m

Total Debt

$3.9 b$4.5 b$4.6 b

Current Liabilities

$146 m$519.9 m$611 m$634 m

Common Stock

$500 k

Preferred Stock

$100 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

$1.5 b$2.7 b$3.5 b$3.5 b

Retained Earnings

$47.6 m($305.7 m)($421 m)($424.3 m)

Total Equity

$1.5 b$2.3 b$3 b$3 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.7 x1.5 x1.5 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x3.4 x3.1 x3.1 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($3.3 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

$141.7 m$152.6 m

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$119.2 m$183.1 m$451.6 m$502.4 m

Cash From Investing Activities

($423.8 m)($3.8 b)($1.2 b)($196.1 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($170.6 m)($6.9 m)($1.2 b)($1.6 b)

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