Peabody Energy Company Profile (NYSE:BTU)

About Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)

Peabody Energy logoPeabody Energy Corporation is a coal company. The Company's segments include Powder River Basin Mining, Midwestern U.S. Mining, Western U.S. Mining, Australian Metallurgical Mining, Australian Thermal Mining, Trading and Brokerage, and Corporate and Other. Its Powder River Basin Mining operations consist of its mines in Wyoming. Midwestern U.S. Mining operations reflect the Company's Illinois and Indiana mining operations. Western U.S. Mining operations reflect the aggregation of the New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado mining operations. Australian Metallurgical Mining operations consist of mines in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. Australian Thermal Mining operations consist of mines in New South Wales, Australia. Its Trading and Brokerage segment engages in the direct and brokered trading of coal and freight-related contracts through the trading and business offices. Its Corporate and Other includes selling and administrative expenses, and corporate hedging activities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: NYSE:BTU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: $2.41 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 97,199,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.96
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $25.32
  • 52 Week Range: $22.61 - $32.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.98
  • P/E Growth: -0.25
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.98 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.48
  • Book Value: $26.09 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.95
  • EBIDTA: $677.6 million
  • Average Volume: 1.18 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 2.37

Frequently Asked Questions for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)

What is Peabody Energy's stock symbol?

Peabody Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BTU."

How were Peabody Energy's earnings last quarter?

Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $6.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.97 by $4.83. The company had revenue of $1.33 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.54 billion. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 29.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted ($8.85) earnings per share. View Peabody Energy's Earnings History.

Where is Peabody Energy's stock going? Where will Peabody Energy's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Peabody Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect Peabody Energy's share price to reach $35.14 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Peabody Energy.

Are investors shorting Peabody Energy?

Peabody Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,445,944 shares, an increase of 72.8% from the April 28th total of 1,993,823 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,289,863 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Currently, 3.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Who are some of Peabody Energy's key competitors?

Who owns Peabody Energy stock?

Peabody Energy's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include POINTSTATE CAPITAL LP (9.10%). Company insiders that own Peabody Energy stock include Associates LP Elliott, Discovery Capital Management,, Glenn L Kellow and International LP Elliott. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Peabody Energy.

How do I buy Peabody Energy stock?

Shares of Peabody Energy can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Peabody Energy stock cost?

One share of Peabody Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.76.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.71)
Consensus Price Target: $35.14 (41.93% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/19/2017Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold -> Hold$29.00 -> $27.00LowView Rating Details
5/7/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
4/27/2017MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuy$53.00MediumView Rating Details
4/26/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight -> Overweight$35.00MediumView Rating Details
4/24/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$31.00LowView Rating Details
4/2/2017Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$44.00LowView Rating Details
10/2/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$22.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
Earnings by Quarter for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
Earnings History by Quarter for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/20173/31/2017$1.97$6.80$1.54 billion$1.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.03
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.64
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$1.97$2.40$2.19
Q2 20172$1.04$1.39$1.22
Q3 20172$0.97$0.99$0.98
Q4 20172$0.43$0.86$0.65
Q1 20181$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q2 20181$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q3 20181$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q4 20181$0.41$0.41$0.41
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/25/2017Associates L.P. ElliottMajor ShareholderBuy9,428$23.40$220,615.20View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017Glenn L KellowInsiderBuy8,520$23.49$200,134.80View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Associates L.P. ElliottMajor ShareholderBuy149,017$24.94$3,716,483.98View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Associates L.P. ElliottMajor ShareholderBuy140,929$24.33$3,428,802.57View SEC Filing  
5/5/2017Associates L.P. ElliottMajor ShareholderBuy1,336,205$24.04$32,122,368.20View SEC Filing  
5/4/2017Discovery Capital Management,Major ShareholderSell6,190,000$23.09$142,927,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017Associates L.P. ElliottMajor ShareholderBuy139,905$25.90$3,623,539.50View SEC Filing  
4/27/2017International L.P. ElliottMajor ShareholderBuy327,056$26.34$8,614,655.04View SEC Filing  
4/24/2017Associates L.P. ElliottMajor ShareholderBuy67,680$25.46$1,723,132.80View SEC Filing  
4/19/2017Associates L.P. ElliottMajor ShareholderBuy262,071$24.30$6,368,325.30View SEC Filing  
4/6/2017Associates L.P. ElliottMajor ShareholderBuy173,760$27.82$4,834,003.20View SEC Filing  
4/5/2017Discovery Capital Management,Major ShareholderSell540$27.25$14,715.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
Latest Headlines for Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU)
DateHeadline logoBasic Materials Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Peabody Energy, Dominion Diamond, SunCoke Energy, and Compass Minerals - May 26 at 4:26 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Major Shareholder Associates L.P. Elliott Acquires 9,428 Shares - May 25 at 8:06 PM logoWhat's Going On With Peabody Energy? - May 25 at 5:20 PM logoPeabody Energy Corp (BTU) PRESIDENT AND CEO Glenn L Kellow Bought $200,135 of Shares - May 25 at 5:20 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Insider Glenn L. Kellow Purchases 8,520 Shares - May 24 at 8:04 PM logoWhat Commodities Led Kansas City Southern’s Rise in Week 19? - May 24 at 10:48 AM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - May 22 at 6:20 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Given New $27.00 Price Target at Stifel Nicolaus - May 20 at 11:21 AM logoPeabody Energy (BTU) PT Lowered to $27 at Stifel; Remains Sidelined - - May 19 at 9:05 PM logoIncreased Earnings Estimates Seen for Peabody Energy (BTU): Can It Move Higher? - May 16 at 9:19 PM logoIncreased Earnings Estimates Seen for Peabody Energy (BTU): Can It Move Higher? - Nasdaq - May 16 at 4:10 PM logo[$$] Randles's Take: In Missouri, Hedge Funds Fight Over Peabody Equity - May 16 at 4:10 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest - May 16 at 7:02 AM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Major Shareholder Associates L.P. Elliott Buys 149,017 Shares - May 15 at 7:11 PM logoPeabody Energy Corp. (BTU) - May 11 at 9:42 PM logoInsider Buying: Peabody Energy Co. (BTU) Major Shareholder Buys 140,929 Shares of Stock - May 10 at 10:23 PM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Peabody Energy Co. (BTU) Reduced by Seaport Global Securities - May 10 at 8:40 AM logoDiscovery Capital Management, Sells 6,190,000 Shares of Peabody Energy Co. (BTU) Stock - May 8 at 7:17 PM logoPeabody Energy's (BTU) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at FBR & Co - May 7 at 8:02 AM logoPeabody Energy's (BTU) CEO Glenn Kellow on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 6 at 2:11 AM logoInsider Buying: Peabody Energy Co. (BTU) Major Shareholder Acquires 1,336,205 Shares of Stock - May 5 at 7:54 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $4.79 EPS - May 4 at 10:26 PM logoPeabody Reports Earnings For Quarter Ended March 31, 2017; Revises Financial Targets For Full-Year 2017 - May 4 at 4:13 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Major Shareholder Associates L.P. Elliott Buys 139,905 Shares - May 3 at 12:36 AM logoPeabody Energy (BTU) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.28 - May 2 at 1:36 PM logoU.S. Congress secures health benefits for coal miners - May 1 at 4:02 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Given Overweight Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 30 at 11:35 PM logoPeabody Energy (BTU) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 29 at 5:27 PM logoPeabody: Market Ire Obscures Secular Tailwinds - Seeking Alpha - April 29 at 4:41 PM logoInsiders Roundup: Peabody Energy, Liberty SiriusXM - April 28 at 10:01 PM logoPeabody Is a Coal Miner That Should Be Yours - April 28 at 5:00 PM logoPeabody Energy is a new Buy at MKM Partners - April 28 at 5:00 PM logo[$$] Peabody Is a Coal Miner That Should Be Yours - April 28 at 5:00 PM logoCloud Peak Energy: Trump Giveth, Trump Taketh Away - April 28 at 5:00 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Major Shareholder Acquires $8,614,655.04 in Stock - April 27 at 9:02 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at MKM Partners - April 27 at 1:18 PM logoAurizon rail lines need more than a month to return to normal- CEO - April 27 at 1:18 AM logoPositive Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact Peabody Energy (BTU) Share Price - April 26 at 10:38 PM logo5 Things You Didn't Know About Alliance Resource Partners LP - April 26 at 3:15 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - April 26 at 1:56 PM logoSeaport Global Securities Weighs in on Peabody Energy Co.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (BTU) - April 26 at 10:36 AM logoWhat I Learned From Peabody Energy Is Getting More Shocking - April 25 at 12:26 PM logoPeabody Energy Corp. :BTU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : April 25, 2017 - April 25 at 12:26 PM logoPeabody Energy Co. (BTU) Upgraded to "Buy" by Seaport Global Securities - April 24 at 8:28 PM logoThese Two Miners Look to Have Room to Run as Australia Closures Lift Met Coal Price - April 24 at 4:02 PM logoPeabody Energy Spent $1.8 Million On Government Lobbying While Bankrupt - April 24 at 9:55 AM logoQ2 2017 Earnings Forecast for Peabody Energy Co. Issued By FBR & Co (BTU) - April 24 at 8:16 AM logoPeabody Energy (BTU) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 23 at 2:31 PM logoWhy Peabody Energy Got Away With The Reorganzation - April 21 at 4:09 PM logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Peabody Energy Co.'s Q1 2017 Earnings (BTU) - April 21 at 8:37 AM



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