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NYSE:BTU

Peabody Energy (BTU) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$24.72
-0.38 (-1.51%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$24.66
$25.17
50-Day Range
$23.17
$27.08
52-Week Range
$17.71
$28.54
Volume
2.93 million shs
Average Volume
4.14 million shs
Market Capitalization
$3.17 billion
P/E Ratio
4.96
Dividend Yield
1.21%
Price Target
$32.00

Peabody Energy MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
29.5% Upside
$32.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
13.49% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.73mentions of Peabody Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 22 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$102.14 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-20.37%
From $3.83 to $3.05 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.17 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

48th out of 234 stocks

Bituminous Coal & Lignite - Surface Mining Industry

1st out of 6 stocks


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About Peabody Energy Stock (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy Corporation engages in coal mining business in the United States, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, India, Brazil, Belgium, Chile, France, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, South Korea, and internationally. The company operates through Seaborne Thermal Mining, Seaborne Metallurgical Mining, Powder River Basin Mining, and Other U.S. Thermal Mining segments. It is involved in the mining, preparation, and sale of thermal coal primarily to electric utilities; mining bituminous and sub-bituminous coal deposits; and mining metallurgical coal, such as hard coking coal, semi-hard coking coal, semi-soft coking coal, and pulverized coal injection coal. The company supplies coal primarily to electricity generators, industrial facilities, and steel manufacturers. It also engages in direct and brokered trading of coal and freight-related contracts, as well as provides transportation-related services. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri.

BTU Stock Price History

BTU Stock News Headlines

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BTU Mar 2024 24.500 call
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BTU Mar 2024 19.500 put
BTU Mar 2024 25.000 put
BTU Feb 2024 19.000 call
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BTU Feb 2024 27.500 call
BTU Feb 2024 25.500 put
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/08/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/13 Dividend
2/21/2024
Today
2/28/2024
Dividend Payable
3/13/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Bituminous coal & lignite - surface mining
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
5,500
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$32.00
High Stock Price Target
$34.00
Low Stock Price Target
$30.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+29.5%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$759.60 million
Pretax Margin
22.74%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.95 billion
Cash Flow
$8.18 per share
Book Value
$28.10 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
130,838,000
Market Cap
$3.17 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.00
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BTU Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Peabody Energy stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Peabody Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" BTU shares.
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What is Peabody Energy's stock price target for 2024?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Peabody Energy's shares. Their BTU share price targets range from $30.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $32.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have BTU shares performed in 2024?

Peabody Energy's stock was trading at $24.32 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, BTU shares have increased by 1.6% and is now trading at $24.7150.
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Are investors shorting Peabody Energy?

Peabody Energy saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 17,310,000 shares, a decrease of 11.5% from the January 31st total of 19,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,620,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.8 days.
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When is Peabody Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
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How were Peabody Energy's earnings last quarter?

Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 8th. The coal producer reported $1.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.41 by $0.08. The coal producer earned $1.24 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.22 billion. Peabody Energy had a net margin of 15.36% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.45%. The business's revenue was down 24.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $2.65 earnings per share.

How often does Peabody Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Peabody Energy?

Peabody Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Wednesday, March 13th. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 21st.
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Is Peabody Energy a good dividend stock?

Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.20%. The dividend payout ratio is 6.02%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BTU will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.84% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Peabody Energy's stock buyback program work?

Peabody Energy declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Monday, April 17th 2023, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 26.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What is Glenn Kellow's approval rating as Peabody Energy's CEO?

73 employees have rated Peabody Energy Chief Executive Officer Glenn Kellow on Glassdoor.com. Glenn Kellow has an approval rating of 53% among the company's employees. This puts Glenn Kellow in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Peabody Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Peabody Energy investors own include Peabody Energy (BTUUQ), Replimune Group (REPL), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), International Business Machines (IBM), AT&T (T), Twitter (TWTR), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are Peabody Energy's major shareholders?

Peabody Energy's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.45%), Boston Partners (5.13%), Citadel Advisors LLC (0.00%), Portman Square Capital LLP (0.00%) and Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (1.64%). Insiders that own company stock include Darren Ronald Yeates, Elliott Investment Management, Kemal Williamson, Marc E Hathhorn, Mark Spurbeck, Nicholas J Chirekos, Paul V Richard and Scott T Jarboe.
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How do I buy shares of Peabody Energy?

Shares of BTU stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:BTU) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff