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  • Previous Rank512
  • Revenues ($M)$6,257.2
  • Revenue Percent Change19.7%
  • Profits ($M)$467.3
  • Profits Percent Change867.5%
  • Assets ($M)$13,057.5
  • Employees11,550

St. Louis-based Post Holdings is in the business of consumer packaged goods—some of its U.S. consumer brands include Grape Nuts and Great Grains cereals.

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Company Info

Robert V. Vitale
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Food Consumer Products
HQ Location
St. Louis, Mo.
Years on Fortune 500 List1
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2018.

Post Holdings Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$6,257.219.7%
Profits ($M)$467.3867.5%
Assets ($M)$13,057.5-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,050.4-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.5%
Profits as % of Assets3.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity15.3%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)6.16
EPS % Change (from 2017)1132.0%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)83.0%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)12.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)12.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-