Post Holdings (POST) sees Significant Insider Buying Extending the Trend of Last 90 Days

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Post Holdings (POST) sees Significant Insider Buying Extending the Trend of Last 90 Days

There were noteworthy insider purchases of Post Holdings shares today, as disclosed in filings with the SEC as two insiders — William P Stiritz, Director, and David P Skarie, Director — bought 100,000 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $7,199,380. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been buys resulting in the purchase of 6,573 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net purchases of 103,788 shares and have averaged 21,872 shares per transaction over this time period.

Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at Post Holdings is greater than the 1-company peer group average. Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing peer group saw 3 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 3.0 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Post Holdings insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 6,573 shares purchased and 0 shares sold with company insiders purchasing 2,191 shares on average.

Insider buying and selling activity that is significant has been determined by eliminating all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers in creating and writing this story.

Today’s Insider Activity
* William P Stiritz, Director, bought 100,000 shares
* David P Skarie, Director, sold 2,785 shares

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