NYSE:BTU - Peabody Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$44.62 +0.64 (+1.46 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 12:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.10
Today's Range$43.89 - $44.66
52-Week Range$26.31 - $47.84
Volume7,715 shs
Average Volume915,183 shs
Market Capitalization$5.50 billion
P/E Ratio11.98
Dividend Yield1.05%
Peabody Energy logoPeabody Energy Corporation engages in coal mining business. The company operates through six segments: Powder River Basin Mining, Midwestern U.S. Mining, Western U.S. Mining, Australian Metallurgical Mining, Australian Thermal Mining, and Trading and Brokerage. It is involved in mining, preparation, and sale of thermal coal primarily to electric utilities; and metallurgical coal that include hard coking coal, semi-hard coking coal, semi-soft coking coal, and low-volatile pulverized coal injection for industrial customers. The company supplies coal primarily to electricity generators, industrial facilities, and steel manufacturers. It owns interests in 23 coal mining operations located in the United States and Australia. The company also engages in direct and brokered trading of coal and freight-related contracts, as well as provides transportation-related services, which involves financial derivative contracts and physical contracts. As of December 31, 2017, it had 5.2 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves and approximately 600,000 acres of surface property through ownership and lease agreements. 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Bituminous coal & lignite - surface mining


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.37
Current Ratio2.25
Quick Ratio2.02


Trailing P/E Ratio11.98
Forward P/E Ratio12.36
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.58 billion
Price / Sales1.00
Cash Flow$11.2962 per share
Price / Cash3.95
Book Value$29.47 per share
Price / Book1.51


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$461.60 million
Net Margins15.59%
Return on Equity26.49%
Return on Assets9.64%


Outstanding Shares125,500,000
Market Cap$5,504.43

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.115 per share on Monday, June 4th. This represents a $0.46 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 18th. View Peabody Energy's Dividend History.

How will Peabody Energy's stock buyback program work?

Peabody Energy announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Tuesday, November 21st 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Peabody Energy's earnings last quarter?

Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 25th. The coal producer reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.84 by $0.01. The coal producer had revenue of $1.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.37 billion. Peabody Energy had a return on equity of 26.49% and a net margin of 15.59%. The business's revenue was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $6.80 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 Tuesday, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Peabody Energy.

What price target have analysts set for BTU?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Peabody Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect Peabody Energy's stock price to reach $43.8750 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.7%. View Analyst Ratings 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 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Peabody Energy's key competitors?

Who are Peabody Energy's key executives?

Peabody Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Glenn L. Kellow, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Ms. Amy B. Schwetz, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 43)
  • Ms. A. Verona Dorch, Exec. VP of Gov. Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Charles Frederick Meintjes, Exec. VP of Corp. Services & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Kemal Williamson, Pres of Americas (Age 58)

Has Peabody Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BTU stock have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Peabody Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the coal producer an impact score of 46.36 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Peabody Energy's major shareholders?

Peabody Energy's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.06%), Empowered Funds LLC (0.03%), Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.02%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Peabody Energy stock include Amy B Schwetz, Associates LP Elliott, Charles F Meintjes, Discovery Capital Management,, Glenn L Kellow, International LP Elliott, Kemal Williamson, Michael Bruno John Fr England and Paul Eugene Wood. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Peabody Energy.

Which institutional investors are selling Peabody Energy stock?

BTU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Peabody Energy company stock in the last year include Amy B Schwetz, Charles F Meintjes, Discovery Capital Management, and Kemal Williamson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Peabody Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying Peabody Energy stock?

BTU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Empowered Funds LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 $44.18.

How big of a company is Peabody Energy?

Peabody Energy has a market capitalization of $5.50 billion and generates $5.58 billion in revenue each year. Peabody Energy employs 7,100 workers across the globe.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  178 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  132 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  310
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Peabody Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BTU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BTU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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