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									Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.

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Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.                                                              Financial Snapshot

                                                                                    Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                       800 Market Street, St. Louis, 63101,United   The company reported revenues of US$4,048.50
Headquarters Address
                                       States of America                            million during 2010, with a CAGR of 21.62% during
                                                                                    2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
Telephone                              + 1 314 8777000
                                                                                    4.02% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                                    company recorded an operating margin of 10.42%, as
Fax                                    + 1 314 9822134                              against 11.52% in 2009.

Website                                www.ralcorp.com
                                                                                    Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange          RAH, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                    10,800

Fiscal Year End                        September

Revenue (in US$ million)               4,048.50




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                              Weaknesses

Improved Financial Performance         Declining Profitability

Inorganic Growth Strategy

Wide Product Offerings

Opportunities                          Threats

Growing Organic Food Market            Changing Consumer Preferences

Positive Global Pasta Market Outlook   Government Regulations

Strategic Acquisitions                 Industry Consolidation




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Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1     Company Overview .................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2     Business Description ...............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3     Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1     Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ...........................................7
    2.2     Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1        Revenue and Operating Profit .......................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2        Asset, Liabilities and Capex ..........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3        Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4        Operational Efficiency ....................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5        Solvency ........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.6        Valuation ........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3     Key Competitors ....................................................................................................................................................16
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 17
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 19
    4.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview ...................................................................................................................................19
    4.2     Strengths ...............................................................................................................................................................19
    4.3     Weaknesses ..........................................................................................................................................................19
    4.4     Opportunities .........................................................................................................................................................20
    4.5     Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................20
5     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 21
6     History .................................................................................................................................................... 23
7     Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. - Key Employees .............................................................................................. 24
8     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 25
9     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 26
    9.1     Head Office ............................................................................................................................................................26
    9.2     Other Locations and Subsidiaries ..........................................................................................................................26
10    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 27
    10.1    Methodology ..........................................................................................................................................................27
    10.2    Ratio Definitions .....................................................................................................................................................27
    10.3    Disclaimer ..............................................................................................................................................................31




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................7
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ..................................................................................................................................................9
Table 4: Key Capital Market Indicators ..................................................................................................................................9
Table 5: Ralcorp Holdings, Inc., History ...............................................................................................................................23
Table 6: Ralcorp Holdings, Inc., Key Employees .................................................................................................................24
Table 7: Key Employee Biographies ......................
								
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