NYSE:BTU - Peabody Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$28.72 +0.10 (+0.35 %)
(As of 04/22/2019 10:26 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.62
Today's Range$28.61 - $29.06
52-Week Range$27.10 - $47.84
Volume40,525 shs
Average Volume774,566 shs
Market Capitalization$3.11 billion
P/E Ratio9.12
Dividend Yield1.82%
Beta0.62
Peabody Energy Corporation engages in coal mining business. The company operates through Powder River Basin Mining, Midwestern U.S. Mining, Western U.S. Mining, Seaborne Metallurgical Mining, Seaborne Thermal Mining, and Corporate and Other segments. It is involved in 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. As of December 31, 2018, it owned interests in 23 coal mining operations located in the United States and Australia; and had approximately 4.9 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves and approximately 500,000 acres of surface property through ownership and lease agreements. The company also engages in direct and brokered trading of coal and freight-related contracts, as well as provides transportation-related services, which involve financial derivative contracts and physical contracts. Peabody Energy Corporation was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. On April 13, 2016, Peabody Energy Corporation and its subsidiaries filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Bituminous coal & lignite - surface mining
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIPN/A
Phone314-342-3400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.58 billion
Cash Flow$10.2568 per share
Book Value$30.15 per share

Profitability

Net Income$646.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,400
Market Cap$3.11 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Peabody Energy's stock symbol?

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

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

Peabody Energy declared a special dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 12th will be given a dividend of $1.85 per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 11th. View Peabody Energy's Dividend History.

How will Peabody Energy's stock buyback program work?

Peabody Energy declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, November 21st 2017, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Peabody Energy's earnings last quarter?

Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The coal producer reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.20. The coal producer had revenue of $1.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.39 billion. Peabody Energy had a return on equity of 14.57% and a net margin of 11.73%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $2.47 earnings per share. View Peabody Energy's Earnings History.

When is Peabody Energy's next earnings date?

Peabody Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Peabody Energy.

How can I listen to Peabody Energy's earnings call?

Peabody Energy will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 1st at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8883123049.

What price target have analysts set for BTU?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Peabody Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $33.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Peabody Energy's stock price to reach $38.4286 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Peabody Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Peabody Energy?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Peabody Energy in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Peabody Energy.

Has Peabody Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about BTU stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Peabody Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the coal producer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Peabody Energy's key competitors?

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), Micron Technology (MU), Twitter (TWTR), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Blackstone Group (BX) and Canopy Growth (CGC).

Who are Peabody Energy's key executives?

Peabody Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Glenn L. Kellow, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Ms. Amy B. Schwetz, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Ms. A. Verona Dorch, Exec. VP of Gov. Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Kemal Williamson, Pres of Americas (Age 59)
  • Mr. Charles Frederick Meintjes, Exec. VP of Corp. Services & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 56)

Who are Peabody Energy's major shareholders?

Peabody Energy's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%), Strs Ohio (0.04%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Peabody Energy stock include A Verona Dorch, Amy B Schwetz, Associates LP Elliott, Charles F Meintjes, Discovery Capital Management,, George John Schuller Jr, Glenn L Kellow, International LP Elliott, Kemal Williamson, Michael Bruno John Fr England, Paul Eugene Wood and Paul V Richard. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Peabody Energy.

Which major investors are buying Peabody Energy stock?

BTU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Strs Ohio and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Peabody Energy stock in the last two years include Associates LP Elliott, Glenn L Kellow, International LP Elliott, Michael Bruno John Fr England and Paul Eugene Wood. View Insider Buying and Selling for Peabody Energy.

How do I buy shares of Peabody Energy?

Shares of BTU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Peabody Energy's stock price today?

One share of BTU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.71.

How big of a company is Peabody Energy?

Peabody Energy has a market capitalization of $3.11 billion and generates $5.58 billion in revenue each year. The coal producer earns $646.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.15 on an earnings per share basis. Peabody Energy employs 7,400 workers across the globe.

What is Peabody Energy's official website?

The official website for Peabody Energy is http://www.peabodyenergy.com.

How can I contact Peabody Energy?

Peabody Energy's mailing address is 701 MARKET ST, ST LOUIS MO, 63101. The coal producer can be reached via phone at 314-342-3400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Peabody Energy (NYSE BTU)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  235 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  198 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  433
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This page was last updated on 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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